Modules

  • 1. Introduction to Stock Markets

    14 chapters
    Money needs to be invested to cover the cost of Inflation. This opens us to the Stock Markets, learn about basics of investing in this module
  • 2. Technical Analysis

    21 chapters
    Technical Analysis helps identify trading opportunities using actions of Market Participants through charts, patterns, and indicators.
  • 3. Fundamental Analysis

    16 chapters
    Fundamental Analysis is the art of evaluating the intrinsic value of a stock to find long-term investing opportunities. Learn stock analysis in this module
  • 4. Futures Trading

    12 chapters
    Futures Trading involves trading in contracts in the derivatives markets. This module covers the various intricacies involved in undergoing a futures trade including margins, leverages, pricing, etc
  • 5. Options Theory for Professional Trading

    23 chapters
    Options is a contract where the price of the options is based on an underlying. Options contracts grant the buyer the right to buy the underlying without a compulsory obligation
  • 6. Option Strategies

    13 chapters
    The module covers various options strategies that can be built with a multi-dimensional approach based on Market trend involving Option Greeks, Risk-Return, etc.
  • 7. Markets and Taxation

    7 chapters
    The module covers the taxation aspect of investing/trading in the stock markets. The process of calculating P&L, payment of taxes, filing returns, etc. is explained
  • 8. Currency, Commodity, and Government Securities

    19 chapters
    This module covers the Currency,  MCX Commodity contract, and the Government Securities (GSec) traded in the Indian Markets.
  • 9. Risk Management & Trading Psychology

    16 chapters
    The module covers the risk management aspect along with the psychology required for being consistent and profitable while trading
  • 10. Trading Systems

    16 chapters
    This module helps you set up an efficient trading system using a systematic approach. Learn about 2 different types of pair trading systems, calendar spreads, and momentum portfolio strategies.
  • 11. Personal Finance

    2 chapters
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Chapter updates


  • 118 10. Trading Systems

    Ch 16 – Momentum Portfolios

    16.1 – Defining Momentum If you have spent some time in the market, then I’m quite certain that you’ve been bombarded with market jargons of all sorts. Most of us get used to these jargons and i ..

    March 15, 2019
  • 32 11. Personal Finance

    Ch 2 – Personal Finance Math (Part 1)

    2.1 – Simple Interest When it comes to personal finance, one of the key things to learn is the math that surrounds this topic. Once you understand the math bit, the rest is just the application of i ..

    July 5, 2019
  • 605 7. Markets and Taxation

    Ch 4 – Taxation for Investors

    This topic explains how long term and short term capital gains/losses are determined based on the holding period of the investment and their applicable tax rates. We also studied how one can reduce LT ..

    July 1, 2015
  • 240 2. Technical Analysis

    Ch 4 – Getting Started with Candlesticks

    Basic concepts on various candlestick patterns used by traders to make decisions on the market. We also discuss the basic classification of candlestick patterns ..

    September 17, 2014
  • 30 11. Personal Finance

    Ch 1 – Background and Orientation

    1.1– What’s in the name? I recently heard Joe Rogan’s podcast with Naval Ravikant. This is a 2-hour conversation and I think this is one of the most thought-provoking and stimulating conversatio ..

    June 21, 2019

Recent comments


  • 700 Sachin Singh on The Trading Terminal

    Hey Karthik, maybe you missed this one.. ...

    24 Jul 2019
  • Hi guys first of all thank you very much for all the explanations and all the learning you make available. I just don't understand why the standard deviation here is multiplied by 2.I read few times the chapter and my understanding is that the 2SD ...

    24 Jul 2019
  • Hello Sir, May we know where could we find the other strategies of futures trading you spoke about. Love the Varsity. Thanks for it. ...

    23 Jul 2019
  • hi Karthik nice write up, here one question, is the volume you mention here is same as the volume showing in (for examble) bank nifty future chart volume (studies)? ...

    23 Jul 2019
  • Hi, can you pls clarify on tax applicable if one is trading in options. As option trading is considered as speculative income,one need to file itr3 return even though one is a salaried person. Also I have read that if the annual turnover is more ...

    23 Jul 2019
Karthik Rangappa authors and curates Varsity for Zerodha. He has more than a decade of research experience in the financial markets, and travels widely conducting educational programmes.

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