Why CISI qualifications?

We offer a range of qualifications which are designed for you to learn and enter the financial services sector. Our well received study pathways in Operations, Wealth Management, Compliance/Risk, Capital Markets/Corporate Finance, Financial Planning and Islamic Finance, will provide you the specialist understanding needed to start out and progress in your chosen discipline.

Written by practitioners
India focused study material
Globally portable
Remote learning
Recognition and employability
Practical and relevant
Instant results with computer based testing
Specialist knowledge

Look at what our recent exam takers in India say:

found that our qualifications helped their careers
would recommend our qualifications
have more confidence with our qualifications
Statistics from CISI Alumni research of 500 recent exam takers in the UK, India, Africa and the UAE (2019)

Career Pathways

I first came across the CISI as a university student when I was searching for professional qualifications that would boost my career prospects. The CISI is important to me because it’s opened me up to so much in the world of financial operations. If you are considering pursuing the CISI examinations, you should do it because of the great value added to your skills across a wide range of sectors. End consumers require professionals and the CISI delivers professionals.

Elena Thomas,
ACSI Data science analyst, EY, India

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Meet your local team

We have an established office in India which supports on-going growth in CISI qualifications and membership and supports individuals and firms to attain and maintain high standards of competence, behaviour and integrity.

The CISI National Advisory Council (NAC) in India was formed to support growth in the country and advise the Institute on national education and local continuing professional development requirements. It is headed by president Puranam Hayagreeva Ravikumar FCSI(Hon) - Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Invent Assets Securitisation & Reconstruction.


Jasneet Bindra

Country Head


Viyanza Pookkoden

Client Relationship Manager


Sharmila Ghoghe

Client Liaison Executive

Local Partnerships

The CISI has formed strategic alliances with local bodies and educational institutions with the objective of supporting capacity building for the financial services sector in India.

Local training partners

The CISI does not offer training for candidates preparing to sit CISI exams but accredits external partners to do so. If you wish to participate in a training course to prepare for CISI exams, please contact one our accredited training partners:

Find a local training partner

Are you looking to become a CISI Accredited Training Partner?

To become accredited with the CISI, you need to demonstrate training capacity and have a proven training history. All our trainers are experienced in their field and must have completed the relevant CISI exams. For more information and the application form, please contact: southasia.office@cisi.org

Your local office

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
WeWork - Third Floor, Chromium
Jogeshwari - Vikhroli Link Rd
Andheri East, Mumbai
Maharashtra 400076

+91 99201 85493