Understanding the evident complexities of the stock markets, it becomes absolutely imperative to be well-informed with the various tools and methods one can apply for effective trades in such dynamic markets. Though as tricky as it can get, the Indian Stock market presents innumerable opportunities to increase a traders stock market worth multi-folds. Technical Analysis shows itself up as an integral tool – a methodology – with the informed and careful application of which can help one identify and locate such opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction to Technical analysis

TA – science or art form, what works or doesn’t and why, look back bias, optical illusions v/s ground realities, when does it work best and when it doesn’t.

Mind over Matter Concepts

Behavioral aspects of TA, know yourself – are you cut out for TA? Knowing your personality type and assessing what suits you, do all aspects of TA suit everyone?

The Nitty-Gritty

Types of price charts, their salient features, each chart has a “personality”– which one suits yours? The time-price continuum.Should you use math or log scale charts? Which works better in the Indian context? Difference between studies and oscillators.Which one is mission critical – price graphs, studies or oscillators? How much is too much of studies and oscillators? Relevance of divergences.

Basic Chart Formation

Bull or bear market characteristics, supports and resistances, lower highs & lows or higher lows and highs? What are linear markets? Where is money made relatively easier? What happens at turning points and how to prepare for them? Triangles, wedges, flags, pennants, cup & saucer, head and shoulder, W & M, triple tops and bottoms, diamonds

Basic Trend Determintation

Trendlines, channels, moving averages, types of moving averages, which one works best for whom? Primary & seconday trends, envelopes, rounding bottoms, rounding tops, V shaped reversals, W shaped reversals, do rallies occur faster or drawdowns?

Japanese Candlesticks

Long days, short days, Marubozu (open Marubozu, close Marubozu), Dojis (Jiji, Tohba, Tonbo), spinning tops, Karakasa, Kubitsuri, Tsutsumi, Harami, Harami cross, Kirikomi, Nagareboshi, Kabuse, Santen Boshi, YoriKiri, 3 Rivers, 3 White soldiers, 3 Black crows, Saki Zumari

Point and Figure Charts

Basic construction logic, move plotting, reversal, trendlines in P&F charts, trendline angles, which asset class does P&F suit the best? The Weber-Zeig study on P&F profitability.


Concept of oscillators, why use them? Is overbought or oversold reading the only use of oscillators? Are oscillators lagging or leading indicators? Dangers of curve fitting the oscillators. Deploying themost robust oscillators – RoC (Momentum), RSI, MMACD, MFI, CMO


The importance of volumes on the time – price continuum, volumes studies in rising & falling markets. Studies based on volumes – OBV, Equivolume bars, Equivolume candles, VWAP analysis.

Open Interest

OI – show me the money, which is more dependable – volumes or open interest? What advanced indicators do open interest studies provide to a technician? OI relevance around expiry, MWPL studies, how OI affects the affordability of trading for a technical analyst? OI based oscillators in detail

Basics of Screen Reading

Market watch, snapquote, tick quote, exporting marketwatch in MS Excel to automate the trade decision process

Money Flow Analysis

Is money flowing into the markets or out of it? How to analyse the same for individual counters? How to take the “bigger picture” view on the markets. Collating data from multiple sources, asset classes and time frames

Tying up Loose Ends

Preparing for a trading session, what goes into the trade making support systems. A combination of technicals, statistics, screen reading and newsflow


Compulsory Pathway

  • 12 th Grade pass-outs from any stream
  • Individuals with no prior experience in Financial Services
  • Required to prepare and appear for both Level 1 & Level 2 Examination

Experience Pathway

  • Finance professionals with minimum 3 Years of work experience in relevant Financial services fields
  • Candidates are required to appear for only Level 2 Examination
Career Avenues

Insurance Companies

Institutional Channel Sales, Managing Agent & Retail, Corporate Broking, Product Management, Operations, Client Servicing


Wealth Management, Equity Analyst, Research, Institutional Sales, Retail Sales, Sub-Broker Channel, Portfolio Manager, Operations

Asset Management Company

Institutional Channel Sales, Fund Management, Retail Sales, Investor Relationship, Marketing, Operations, Client Servicing

Comprehensive Advisory Business

Practice as an Independent Financial Advisor, Small Outfits providing comprehensive Wealth Management


Priority/Premier Banking, Private Clients, Wealth Management, Investments, Liabilities, Financial Planning, Bancassurance, Product Management, Client Servicing, Operations

Wealth Advisory Outfits

Wealth Management, Research, Relationship Managers, Portfolio Manager, Client Servicing

Do you want a successful career?