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Certified Foreign Exchange Professional

Indian : Rs.4129
International : $70
INTRODUCTION

Vskills certification in foreign exchange introduces candidates to various aspects of the largest financial market in the world, trading, bank’s foreign exchange and treasury
department, risk management, macro economic parameters and practical aspects of foreign exchange markets. A Vskills Certified foreign exchange professional finds
employment in various retail banks, investment banks, research firms, and treasury departments of various MNCs.

WHY SHOULD ONE TAKE THIS CERTIFICATION?

To demonstrate clear understanding of foreign exchange and practical aspects of foreign exchange markets and to get a visible recognition for this knowledge.

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM TAKING THIS CERTIFICATION?

Students looking to find employment in treasury departments of bank trading foreign exchange, research departments of banks and corporate treasuries, teachers of finance, managers of companies who wish to understand foreign exchange, owners of small and medium export import firms who want to have a better control over their foreign exchange exposure and anyone having interest in the Foreign Exchange Markets.

COMPANIES THAT HIRE VSKILLS CERTIFIED FOREIGN EXCHANGE PROFESSIONALS

Vskills Certified Foreign Exchange Professionals might find employment in banks dealing in currency trading and research, retail banks dealing with NRI customers for their
foreign exchange deposits and currency exchange firms. There is an employment scope in the corporate treasuries of big companies as well to manage the foreign exchange risk exposure.

CONTENT

Introduction

  • What is Foreign Exchange
  • Why is foreign exchange important to us?
  • What is a foreign Exchange market?
  • Foreign Exchange as a Financial Market
  • Foreign Exchange is an OTC Market (Over The Counter)
  • Market Participants

History of Foreign Exchange

  • Gold Standard
  • Main Stages of Recent Foreign Exchange Development
  • Important landmarks of Currency Markets

Foreign Exchange Basics

  • Rates of Exchange
  • Primary and Counter Currency
  • Market Maker and Market Taker
  • Bid/Offer Rate
  • Middle Rate
  • Cross Rates
  • Factors affecting exchange rate fluctuations
  • Supply and demand
  • The Balance of Payments
  • Confidence and speculation
  • Central bank intervention
  • Exchange Control
  • Interest rate differentials
  • Leads and Lags
  • Hot Money
  • Major Currencies
  • Fixed, Floating and Dirty Float
  • Trading Terminology

Foreign Exchange RiskS

  • Effect of fluctuations in exchange rates: exposure and foreign exchange risk
  • Exchange Rate Risk
  • Interest Rate Risk
  • Credit Risk
  • Country Risk
  • How to manage your risk

Kinds of Foreign Exchange Market

  • Spot Market
  • Forwards Market
  • Currency Forward Swaps
  • Futures Market
  • Strategies using Currency Futures
  • Hedging using Currency Futures
  • Speculation in Currency Future
  • Currency Options

currency markets in india

  • Product Specification
  • Uses of Currency Futures at NSE
  • Membership
  • Clearing,Settlement and Risk Management

Fundamental Analysis

  • Economic Fundamentals: Theories of Exchange Rate Determination
  • Economic Indicators
  • Financial and Sociopolitical Factors

Technical Analysis

  • The Fundamentals of Technical Analysis
  • Types of charts
  • Trends, Support and Resistance
  • Trend Reversal Patterns
  • Trend Continuation Patterns
  • Gaps
  • Fibonacci Analysis and Elliott Waves Theory
  • The Elliott Waves

Treasury

  • Role of Treasury
  • Front Office
  • Back Office
  • Credit Control
  • Investment Bank
  • Largest Full Service Investment Banks that hire Foreign Exchange Traders and Analyst
Frequently Asked Questions


What is Vskills?

VSkills is a “skills testing” and certification exam conducted by - ICSIL, A Govt of India Undertaking and Govt of NCT Delhi Company. Vskills is a testing and certification programme focused on prior learning. Through Vskills Assessments, individuals with learning acquired outside of a formal classroom setting have the opportunity to get certified by appearing in standardized exams conducted throughout the nation at proctored centres.

What is Vskills Certification?

Vskills Certification is a professional skill test that is conducted to assure that a person is qualified to perform a job. It is a proof that the candidate has the requisite skills to do a job.

What are the benefits that I will get by taking Vskills Certification Exam?

Some of the benefits that you get on taking Vskills Certification exam are listed below,-

- Develop skills that are valued by experts in the industry
- Vskills Certifications opens avenue for candidates in various sectors
- Vskills Certification provides an opportunity to get certified in areas where you are not formally educated
- Vskills Certification enhances the chances of employment
- CVs of certified candidates are flagged on Monster India website as “Vskills Certified candidates” to employers.
- CVs of certified candidates are also tagged on Shine.com website as “Vskills Certified candidates” to employers.
- CVs of all Vskills Certified candidates is shared with relevant employers for employment - Vskills Certified candidates are a part of the Job Centre for Life
- Vskills provides supplementary preparation material (hard copy or online videos) to candidate for easing the process of preparation.
- Vskills assessment exams are structured and regularly updated according to the industry standards
- Vskills Certifications do not require any time commitment since it is only a test and not classroom teaching.
- Vskills Certifications open avenues for candidates in various sectors
- Vskills Certifications provide an opportunity to get certified in areas where you are not formally educated
- Vskills Certifications greatly enhance the chances of employment

What is the duration of the course?

There is NO course duration for all certification exam. Exams are conducted on monthly basis and candidate has the flexibility to select the exam date from Exam Calender as per their per feasibility. Student can give the exam any time between 1 year from the date of enrollment.

What is the eligibility for registration?

There is no minimum qualification for taking up Vskills Certification Exam, so it is for everyone – from day to day users to senior management, say - Employees - Employers - Students - Teachers - Businessmen and Entrepreneurs - Housewives/Retired Professionals, etc

What is the duration of the exam?

Vskills Certification Exam is for one hour (1 hour) duration.

What type of questions are asked in the exam?

Vskills Certification Exam has 50 multiple choice questions (1 marks each), with no negative marking.

What is the passing percentage?

Passing percentage is 50% i.e., 25 marks need to be scored in order to clear the exam.

When is the the exam conducted?

Vskills Certification Exams are conducted on monthly basis and candidate has the flexibility to select the exam date from Exam Calender as per their per feasibility.

How many attempts can I give for a certification exam?

One exam attempt per registration with no limit on re-appearance.

Can I reschedule the exam?

Yes, candidate can re-shedule the exam till the date of exam after paying the re-schedule fees.

If I fail, what is the procedure to be followed for reappearing in the exam?

In case a candidate is unable to clear the exam then, candidate can register for exam retake by paying for registration fees of Rs. 1250/- but no reading material is sent.

Does the exam is available only in India?

Candidates residing outside India can register for specific certifications as listed under the international students by appearing in online open book exam.

Can I take two or more certification exams at one time?

Yes, candidate can take two or more exams at one time.

How tough will be the paper?

The certification exam is meant to assess the ability of the student in the particular domain and checks entry level to medium level skills in that particular domain. If you know the domain area, and have studied the accompanying material well, you will have no difficulty in passing the exam.

Do you provide any sample questions?

Practice tests are provided under every certification.

What is the duration of the certification?

There is no minimum duration of certification. You may register when you want; we suggest that minimum 30 days should be kept to go over the material provided at the time of registration.

Is the exam available for international candidates?

Yes, candidates residing outside India can follow the process for international students.

What kind of placement support is provided?

Vskills provides placement support to certified candidates as - CVs of certified candidates are flagged on Monster India website as “Vskills Certified candidates” to employers. - CVs of certified candidates are also tagged on Shine.com website as “Vskills Certified candidates” to employers. - CVs of all Vskills Certified candidates is shared with relevant employers for employment - Vskills Certified candidates are a part of the Job Centre for Life

In case I am unable to take the exam will my fees be refunded?

As a policy under no circumstances will the fees be refunded to the candidate after registration, unless there is a situation that is unavoidable.

When is the result declared?

Result indicating pass or fail is told to candidate after finishing of the exam. Hard copy certificate and performance report is sent to candidates who had cleared the exam. Soft copy certificate is also e-mailed.

Is the material provided by you sufficient from exam point of view or should I refer other sources?

The study material provided by Vskills is a guideline for your exam, but you can refer to other sources for further clarity on any topic.

Are there any classes provided by you to prepare for the exam?

Vskills does not offer classes for any certification exam. The candidates have to prepare on its own for the exam. NO CLASSES are provided by Vskills.

Do you charge extra for placement assistance?

There are no charges apart from the registration fees or exam re-take in case candidate is unable to clear the certification exam.

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VSkills is a “skills testing” and certification exam conducted by - ICSIL, A Govt of India Undertaking and Govt of NCT Delhi Company. It is one of the largest manpower
companies of the government of NCT Delhi. VSkills certifications help candidates quantify and prove their skills in a particular domain - skills that are valued by the employer and are in great demand. Your Vskills Certificate is a proof that you have the requisite knowledge and makes you job ready - which is why employers rate VSkills certifications and look for people who have them.

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