Panaji: The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will continue to offer the financial literacy programme for students of Class XI and XII in collaboration with the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Academy.
For students of Class XI, the topics covered under the programme will include concepts of money management such as institutions and instructions of the financial market, primary markets, secondary markets, stock exchanges, regulatory bodies and financial statement analysis.
For Class XII students, the programme will cover areas such as securities markets in India, market index, trading, clearing and settlement, introduction to forwards and futures, commodities futures market, financial statements and regulators and regulatory framework.
Students will be charged a fee of Rs 450 each for the programme, of which Rs 150 will go to NSE for training of teachers and student certification. While Rs 150 will be paid to Goa Board for the study material and conduct of the exam, the remaining Rs 100 will be retained by the schools to pay honorarium to the teachers for the programme.
“The enrolling students will answer the NSE exam and successful students will be issued certificates by NSE,” the Goa Board has said.
NSE Academy courses are aimed at helping one gain theoretical and practical knowledge about how the stock market works. The academy’s initiatives include partnerships with state and national school boards and schools to offer interactive courses on personal finance to teach school children the value of investing by introducing them to the Indian capital markets.


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