Guest Lecture on “Indian Financial Market”

Webinar |July 8, 2023| 11:00 AM-1:00 PM |

Batch : 2022-24 | Participants : 200+

Panelist’s Name and Designation : Mr. Pankaj Kedia, Vice President, Investor Relations, RPSG


On 8th July 2023, the students of Batch 2022-24 attended a guest lecture conducted by Mr. Pankaj Kedia on the “Indian Financial Market”. Mr. Kedia commenced the lecture by showing the students a corporate presentation about the RPSG Group and its diverse range of businesses. During the lecture, Mr. Kedia introduced the students to the four pillars of the financial market and explained the roles and significance of each of these pillars. He then explained the mechanism of how a stock exchange functions and the various types of stock exchanges all around the world. He also spoke about the significant change in the Indian Capital Market and the factors influencing that change.

Mr. Kedia further explained the various fund-raising mechanisms, such as GDR, ADR, IDR, FCCB while shedding light on essential concepts such as market cap categorization, market cap concentration, India’s market cap growth, etc. He further encouraged students to keep themselves updated about the capital market intermediaries, asset class returns, and the changing aspects of stock exchanges.

Mr. Kedia then discussed various career opportunities for students in the finance domain with enormous scope for jobs in investment banking and private equity. For engineers, roles of research analyst and equity research were suggested, with wealth management as one of the leading career opportunities for finance majors.

He also advised the students to pursue NSE courses and certifications, and also appear for exams such as CA, CFS, and CS to improve their professional profile. The session concluded with an engaging question-and-answer round, allowing students to clarify their doubts and gain additional knowledge. Dr. Asmita Chitnis, Director, SIIB, also described the concept of sustainable finance and the scope of ESG as an opportunity.

This interactive session by Mr. Pankaj Kedia on the “Indian Financial Market” was found to be highly informative and beneficial by students in understanding the professional opportunity in finance and the importance of pursuing certifications for career growth.

Key Takeaways:

The session was very insightful and knowledgeable. The panelist gave us many tips and tricks relevant to our fields of study.

-Mukund Jhawar, MBA-IB (Finance), 2022-24

The session was enriching and interactive, and we gained a deep understanding of the Indian Financial Markets.

-Gurdit Singh, MBA-AB, 2022-24

We got to know several career opportunities in finance, and the panelist encouraged us to read more financial articles.

-Vishwas Vishwakarma, MBA-E&E, 2022-24