Algorithmic Trading Course


The course is designed for programmers, non-programmers or anyone who wants to learn automated trading on Forex, Stocks, Commodities, Binary options, etc.

  • Batch Schedule: Oct 1st, 2019 to Dec 31st, 2019
  • Weekend Batch: Sat - Sun
  • Course Duration: 100 Hours (Theory + Practical)
  • Cost: INR. 45,000/- FREE


The course will be beneficial for market professionals, traders, programmers, technocrats, analysts, students and anyone from a Finance or IT (technical) background who wants to develop their skills in algorithmic trading with different platforms API.


  • What are capital markets?
  • Global Exchanges.
  • Indian Exchanges.
  • Top 6 exchanges with market capitalization.
  • Segments: Index, Equities (Stocks), Forex, Commodities, Derivatives (F&O), ETFs, Mutual Funds.
  • What is Algorithmic Trading?
  • Steps to set up algorithmic trading desk.
  • Types of Algorithmic trading strategies. (Scalping, Jobbing, Arbitrageur, Technical Indicators / Quant Indicators trading strategies, Pair Trading).
  • What is High frequency trading (HFT)?
  • What is Co - Location?
  • Logistics of algorithmic / automated trading.
  • Future of Algorithmic Trading.
  • Algorithmic Trading in India.
  • Pros v/s Cons of Algorithmic, Automated Trading.
  • What is Index (major indices in Indian Market), Equities, IPOs, Market capitalization?
  • What are dividends, bonuses, stock splits?
  • What are circuit filters? Upper Circuits, Lower Circuits.
  • Types of Quotes (bid, ask, last trading price, real time bars / candles, different time frames, volume, tick-size).
  • What are candle bars?
  • What are Futures?
  • Underlying v/s Future contracts?
  • What is margin?
  • What is expiry?
  • Types of Quotes. What are candle bars?
  • What are Options? Why Options?
  • What are Calls, Puts, Strikes, Spot, ITM, ATM, OTM?
  • What are premiums, Implied Volatility, Open Interests, Intrinsic Values?
  • What are Greeks (Delta, Theta, Gamma, Vega, Rho)?
  • What is Margin? What is expiry?
  • Option buying v/s option selling?
  • Risk associated with options trading.
  • What are ETFs, Forex, Commodities?
  • Investments v/s Trading.
  • Option Strategies.
  • What are Mutual Funds?
  • What is Fundamental Analysis?
  • Concept introduction of fundamental analysis.
  • Different ratios of fundamental analysis.
  • Fundamental analysis for different stock and for different sectors.
  • Pros and Cons of Fundamental Analysis.
  • Introduction.
  • Chart Types.
  • Chart Patterns. (Bullish, Bearish, Indecisive)
  • Understand support and resistance.
  • Fundamental v/s Technical Analysis.
  • Technical Indicators: SMA, EMA, VWMA, RSI, MACD, Stochastics, Fibonacci levels, ATR, DMI, Bollinger Bands, Channels)
  • Technical Analysis V/S Fundamental Analysis.
  • What is Stop loss, target, Commissions, Transaction Tax?
  • Order Types? (Limit, Market, Stop Limit, Trail Orders, Bracket Orders)
  • What are trading strategies?
  • What is intraday trading?
  • Risk management, portfolio management.
  • What is Unrealized, realized (profit and loss)?
  • What is Market to Market?
  • Introduction.
  • Requirements for backtesting.
  • How to do backtesting?
  • Advantages for backtesting.
  • Limitation of backtesting.
  • How to optimize backtesting process.
  • Tool for backtesting and analysis.
  • Simulation / backtesting reports and analysis.
  • What is risk: reward ratio?
  • What is peak to trough?
  • What is drawdown?
  • Introduction to in house BT software
  • Naked Call / Put
  • Conversal reversal spread strategy.
  • Butterfly spread strategy.
  • Calendar spread strategy.
  • Straddle spread strategy.
  • Examples, test.
  • What are Mutual Funds?
  • Indian Mutual Funds Market.
  • Types of Mutual Funds (Equity, Balanced, Fixed, Money Market)
  • Advantages / Risk of Mutual Fund Investment

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