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Batch VIII (2014-2016)

FINANCE on your mind? CCAP catalyses your aspirations

we are here to help you realise your potential. I look forward to having you on board with us! Best Wishes. Human Resources Dear Aspirant.Message From The President. CRISIL has also come to be identified for its innovation-driven people. Along the way. has evolved into a global analytical company providing ratings. all CCAP participants have been joining us as CRISIL employees from the very first day of the programme. Ravishankar President. an integral part of Standard & Poor's global network. research and risk and policy advisory services. If you think you have what it takes to succeed in the intensely competitive domain of finance where challenges are just a way of life. the past five batches have already set a new benchmark in the industry. G. The immensely successful CCAP is a testimony to the values that CRISIL stands for. Human Resources January 2014 1 . CRISIL. processes and initiatives. optimised blend of learning and application that grooms one into a truly world-class finance professional. Congratulations on choosing to enroll for the CRISIL Certified Analyst programme (CCAP)! Over the last 26 years. From the last two batches onwards. It is a matter of great pride and joy that even as CCAP enters its eighth year in 2014. CCAP's work-cum-study format is a unique.

is India’s leading internal risk rating solution n n n n n n n 2 . At the core of our credibility. With sustainable competitive advantage arising from our strong brand. Commitment and Innovation. research. Our defining trait is our ability to convert data and information into expert judgements and forecasts across a wide range of domains. Our Businesses Ratings n Global Research & Analytics n India’s first. built up assiduously over the years. corporate advisory. largest. a part of McGraw-Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI). are our values: Integrity. Analytical Rigour. and large customer base. We are also the foremost provider of high-end research to the world's largest banks and leading corporations. unmatched credibility. market leadership across businesses. Independence. and risk and policy advisory services. providing comprehensive research coverage to more than 1200 Indian and global customers Provides coverage on 70 industries 90 per cent of India’s commercial banks are our customers Largest independent equity research house in India Official provider of valuations to all mutual funds in India Helps Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) select fund managers CRISIL Risk and Infrastructure *Wholly-owned subsidiary of CRISIL Solution (CRIS) n n n Offers a wide range of solutions focused on infrastructure policy. CRISIL's majority shareholder is Standard & Poor's (S&P). RAM. with deep expertise and complete objectivity. Standard & Poor's.CERTIFIED ANALYST PROGRAMME About CRISIL CRISIL is a global analytical company providing ratings. banks and infrastructure companies Practical and innovative solutions in 31 countries Client roster includes 50 financial institutions in India and abroad Flagship product. and solutions that make markets function better. and most prominent credit rating agency `36 trillion of debt rated Market share in bank loan ratings exceeds 50 percent Rates two-thirds of bonds outstanding in India Highest number of outstanding SME ratings in India n n Largest and top-ranked provider of high-end research and analytics to the world’s largest financial institutions and leading global corporations Works with 12 of the top 15 global investment banks Client list includes 30 Fortune 500 companies. opinions. including government bodies. multilaterals. is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings. we deliver analysis. integrated risk management and associated consulting services Serves a variety of clients. We are India's leading ratings agency. across a range of industries n n n n Research n India’s largest independent research house.

The programme is aimed at developing world-class financial professionals for various analyst roles in CRISIL. interactive workshops and academic studies to equip the learner with exceptional financial and business skills.About CRISIL Certified Analyst Programme CCAP is a two-year intensive work-cum-study programme that combines job assignments. The programme has gained acceptance from the industry. The programme comprises of four semesters of six months each. At the end of 2 years. The learning and growth path of the participants is closely monitored to ensure exposure to opportunities that will facilitate their career progression. CCAP ensures that each participant develops an in-depth understanding of financial concepts.000. the participants would be paid a minimum salary of `6 lakhs p. and after thoroughly analysing the existing curriculum of MBA.25 lakhs p. during the first year. The programme has been designed keeping in mind domestic and global business needs. It has ushered in a new paradigm in study-cum-work programmes. participants are allocated to business units of CRISIL where they work four days a week from Monday to Thursday. Classes are held on Fridays and Saturdays. CA. CCAP is a dream come true. Batch Size The intake for the batch of 2014-16 will be approximately 60 participants. and `2.a. 3 . CFA and FRM programmes. The best part of the programme is the constant industry interaction which we get at the workplace. Yardly Abraham Batch 2007 . Manager. CCAP Location The programme will be conducted entirely in Mumbai.09. CRISIL provides career growth to all successful candidates at attractive packages that are on par with the industry. (plus performance based variable pay) CFA/FRM Reimbursement For every level cleared during CCAP. the participant will receive a one-time award of up to `25. CCAP Design The programme kickstarts with a special six-week intensive finance boot-camp. CRISIL Risk & Infrastructure Solutions To me.25 lakhs during the second year of the programme. but elsewhere in the industry as well.a. CRISIL clients and the academia. where rigorous academic training is provided on a range of finance-related subjects. Selected participants will have to make their own arrangements for accommodation and local conveyance in Mumbai. This will enable him/her to undertake analytical assignments not just at CRISIL. Subsequently. Salary Participants will be paid an annual salary of `1. At the end of two years.

Neelu Agarwal Batch 2009-11. I have been able to introspect on my strengths and weaknesses. It also taught me to look at things from multiple perspectives. CCAP's unique learn-on-the-job format shortened my learning curve. manage tough deadlines and handle difficult clients (among other things). and gave me exposure to several situations.2013 4 . Analyst. which proved to be both challenging and enriching.CERTIFIED ANALYST PROGRAMME Who should apply? We are looking for young professionals with § An interest in finance § An analytical bent of mind § Good communication skills § High level of enthusiasm and initiative § An interest in a long-term career with CRISIL Shiva Mitra Batch 2010-12. Credit Analyst. find solutions. credit and derivatives research This unprecedented platform helped a nerdy graduate like me to develop and transform into a much more practical and 'informed' individual. steel and auto § Feasibility studies and market assessments § Assisting government and private clients in infrastructure projects § Designing and implementing risk management solutions for financial institutions § Supporting global clients in equity. Global Analytical Centre What will a CCAP participant do? Following are some of the activities that CCAP participants carry out during the 2 years: § Credit analysis of fixed income instruments issued by corporates. Batch 2011 . Research CCAP provided me the opportunity to work with some of the brightest people in the industry. By learning how to make decisions. banks and financial institutions § Grading of Small and Medium Enterprises § Equity research on listed Indian companies § Analysis of industry sectors such as pharma. and develop myself professionally.

Basic 6. 5 .Basic 7. Credit Analysis 2. Project Appraisal Leaders Incubation Lab Effective Presentation Skills Semester IV Core Courses 1. Fixed Income Securities . Micro Economics Leaders Incubation Lab Teamwork Works Semester II Core Courses 1. Mergers & Acquisitions 3.Advanced 4. Basic Financial Accounting 2. Commercial Banking 5. Corporate Finance 3. Structured Finance Leaders Incubation Lab Managing Stakeholders Workshops by industry experts provide participants with practical insights into their areas of specialisation within finance. Business & Corporate Law 3. Macro Economics Leaders Incubation Lab Time Management Semester III Core Courses 1.Advanced 7. Financial Derivatives . Business Statistics 4. Equity Valuation 4. CCAP Faculty: The CCAP faculty includes professors from the top business schools. The continuous evaluation process will assess learning outcomes on the various courses. Econometrics 2.Basic 5. Fixed Income Securities . International Trade & Finance 5. Financial Risk Management 2.Advanced 3. Financial Institutions & Markets 6. Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 5. Project Management 4. Financial Statement Analysis . In addition to this the participants undergo business specific technical trainings. senior CRISIL professionals and industry experts.CCAP Academics The Curriculum The programme will cover more than 20 subjects in finance. Financial Derivatives . Indicative Course Outline Semester I Core Courses 1. Financial Statement Analysis . in addition to workshops on developing individual and leadership skills.

a. The concept of 'work and study' is the highlight of this programme. Anish Nair Batch 2011 -13. who currently join CRISIL as Management Trainees. Evaluation will be in the form of class tests. We get to work with sector experts and learn from them. CRISIL Global Research & Analytics CCAP is a successful synthesis of on-job and classroom learning. CRISIL Risk & Infrastructure Solutions Academic Examinations Each course comprises regular evaluations during the semester. all participants will continue working with their respective businesses. and the scope to learn on the job has been incredible. Consultant. CCAP Associate. (plus performance-based variable pay). and in promoting employees with potential. which provides participants with innumerable opportunities to learn from the best faculty in finance. They will be designated at par with the campus recruits from business schools. CCAP lends an altogether new dimension to the traditional method of teaching by having a practical application-oriented method of learning. Growth following CCAP completion Growth within the organisation will depend on the individual's performance. On Completion of the Programme Role Poorna Iyer Batch 2012 -14. quizzes.CERTIFIED ANALYST PROGRAMME Participant Evaluation The CCAP participant will be assessed on both job and academic performance Performance Assessment Participants will be evaluated based on competencies identified for the entry-level talent and the actual performance of assigned tasks. CRISIL is a meritocratic organisation that believes in rewarding its employees for superior performance. I started as a fresher. and an end-semester examination. and to interact with successful finance professionals. 6 . There are myriad opportunities to learn financial concepts and hone our skill sets. at an increased salary of at least `6 lakh p. This evaluation will be undertaken every semester. The CCAP curriculum offers different subjects that give you exposure to various facets of finance. project work and case studies. On successful completion of the programme. assignments.

On successful completion of the process. Online Payment When directed to the payments section.crisil. but nevertheless. Barely six months into the programme. The applicant can then send the Demand Draft of `1. Following the submission of the form.400076. CRISIL Certified Analyst Programme. Note: Candidates who are in the final year of graduation must produce at the time of joining a certificate from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar/Director of the University/Institution certifying that the candidate has obtained at least 50% or equivalent grades in his/her studies so for admission to the programme. CCAP was this tailor-made low risk. Offline Payment Chitra Mahale Batch 2013 -15. 2014.500 (non-refundable) online as application fee.500 (favouring CRISIL Limited and payable at Mumbai) along with a cover letter mentioning the Registration Number to The Programme Leader. each passing day has added to my confidence in the investment I made and I am positive that the returns will only get higher. the candidate will receive an acknowledgment of receipt of the application. finance wasn't really home territory for me. 1989. CCAP Associate. A bachelor's degree with at least 55% marks or the equivalent cumulative grade point average (CGPA). high-return investment that came with the convertibility option (to be exercised after the completion of the programme). Powai. Coming from an engineering background and after a brief stint in the world of analytics. 7 . The candidate should have been born on or after January 1. The applicant should also fill in the demand draft details online. 2. The applicant must fill the online application. Hiranandani Business Park. Candidates appearing for the final-year bachelor's degree/equivalent examination may also apply. Candidates will be required to fill in a basic information form as part of the application process. building one's career is no different from building an investment portfolio. The deadline for submission of final mark sheets and certificate is December 31. I had a deep desire to explore it.Admission Process Eligibility Criteria The minimum requirement for admission to the programme is: 1. The last date for submission of application form is March 8. Online payment can be through Debit card. candidates must pay `1. the candidate will be redirected to the payments section online. Non-fulfillment of this condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission. where the online payment needs to be made. 2014. And so for me. Application Process Aspiring candidates may apply online at www. Mumbai . Credit card or Internet Banking. This should be an aggregate score for the course. Payments may also be made offline. CRISIL House. Global Analytical Center Offline payment can be made through Demand Draft. In my opinion. Central Avenue Road.

CERTIFIED ANALYST PROGRAMME Selection Process Applicants will be shortlisted based on the eligibility criteria. Please note that original 12th. Jaipur. graduation and work experience certificates need to be produced for verification on the commencement of the programme. Shortlisted applicants have to go through the below mentioned selection stages. The test duration is 135 minutes. Chennai. Kolkata. which would be conducted across 18 locations in India. Candidates would be required to send their original 10th Standard certificate to confirm their acceptance. If the candidate has equal to or more than 90 percentile with a minimum of 80 percentile in all the sections. The selected candidates will be informed by email and the results will also be updated on the CCAP website. CCAP Test Location North West South Central East Chandigarh. 8 . Bhopal. Lucknow Ahmedabad. The candidate may submit their latest CAT/XAT scores. Patna CRISIL Psychometric Test The candidates shortlisted for the GD/PI round may have to go through a Psychometric test. Quantitative Ability. failing which their admissions will be cancelled. Details for the same will be shared a week prior to the GD/PI dates. Pune Bangalore.Selected candidates will need to confirm their admission before the specified date. performance in the CRISIL Aptitude Test. CRISIL Aptitude Test Candidates will have to appear for the CRISIL Aptitude test. Cochin. Indore Bhubaneshwar. he/she will not be required to appear for the CRISIL Aptitude Test and will directly appear for the GD/PI round. Delhi. Mumbai. Final selection will be based on the candidate's profile. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning. failing which the admission will be cancelled. General Knowledge and Essay Writing. Group Discussions and Personal Interviews The final round of GD and PI will be held in Chennai. Delhi. Guwahati. Hyderabad Allahabad. Kolkata and Mumbai. The test will have 5 sections: Verbal Ability. GD & PI rounds.

Batch Statistics Batch VII (2013-2015) Work Experience Distribution Education Background 18% Fresher 0-1 year 21% 61% Above 1 year 23% 42% Engineering Commerce and Management 35% Others Gender Statistics 35% 65% Male Female 9 .

CERTIFIED ANALYST PROGRAMME Life During CCAP 10 . Stay Connected | Twitter | LinkedIn | YouTube | Facebook CRISIL Limited CRISIL House. Central Avenue. 2014 May 8. 2014 April 9 . 2014 May | Call: +91 22 3342 3000 / +91 976 9797 440 | Email: ccap@crisil. Mumbai 400 076. 2014 For further details Log on to: CRISIL Ltd is a Standard & Poor's company .20. 2014 April 24. 2014 June 9. 2014 May 5. India Phone: +91 22 3342 3000 | Fax: +91 22 3342 1830 www.crisil. Hiranandani Business Park. 2014 March 22 & 23.Important Dates Last date for submission of application forms CRISIL Aptitude test Group discussion and personal interviews First list for admissions Acceptance confirmations for first list Second list for admissions Acceptance confirmation for second list Commencement of programme March 8.