NSDL-Depository Operations Module

An efficient depository is critical to the efficient functioning of the capital market. This module provides deep insight into the functioning of the depository and outlines the various operational issues. It has been mandated by the National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) (which is one of the depositories in India), that all branches of depository participants must have at least one person qualified in this certification programme. This module has been jointly developed by NSE and NSDL.

Why should one take this course?
  • To understand the rationale for a depository.
  • To know about the services provided by a depository.
  • To understand the processes involved in a depository's functioning.
  • To understand the NSDL application software.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Staff of the Depository Participants
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Bank Employees
  • Investors
  • Candidates seeking to make a career in depository operations
  • Anyone interested in gaining knowledge about the depository participants operations.

Test details

Duration: 75 minutes

No. of questions: 60

Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 60 (60%). There is negative marking for incorrect answers. Candidates securing 80% or more marks in NSDL-Depository operations module only will be certified as 'TRAINERS'.

Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.


1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred Only).


Course Outline : NSDL-Depository Operations Module (.zip)

Study Material : NSDL-Depository Operations Module (.zip)

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