Zerodha Varsity Review (Module, App & Certificate)

Published on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 by Chittorgarh.com Team | Modified on Monday, July 6, 2020

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Zerodha Varsity Review (Module, App & Certificate)

Zerodha Varsity is a free online resource geared towards helping people learn about stock market trading and investments. The online resource is owned by leading online discount broker Zerodha. You can access Zerodha Varsity online on the website or through the mobile app.

Zerodha Varsity provides in-depth coverage of major stock market investment topics. The topics are covered in the form of easy to learn, collection of stock market lessons with illustrations. The content is broken down into bite-size cards to help you learn anywhere, anytime.

Zerodha Varsity Modules

Zerodha Varsity currently has 12 modules on the following topics-

  1. Introduction to Stock Markets

    This module consists of 15 chapters covering the fundamentals of the stock market, regulators, IPOs, how to get started, how it works and other key topics like trading terminals, clearing and settlement process. It is available in Hindi and English languages.

  2. Technical Analysis

    Spread over 21 chapters, the module helps learners in identifying trading opportunities using technical analysis through charts, patterns, and indicators. It discusses chart types, candlestick patterns, Support and Resistance price levels, Volumes, Moving Averages, and The Dow Theory in detail. It is available in Hindi and English languages.

  3. Fundamental Analysis

    This module helps you in understanding and identifying trading opportunities using Fundamental Analysis. It covers important topics like How to read the annual report of a company, understand Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow statement, analysis of financial statements through financial ratios and equity research. It is available in Hindi and English languages.

  4. Futures Trading

    Available in Hindi and English, and spread over 12 chapters, the module begins with a background of Futures Market and then explains various key concepts involved in the Futures Market. Here you will learn on Futures Contracts, Futures Trade, Leverage & Payoff, Margin & M2M, Nifty Futures, Shorting and Hedging with Futures etc.

  5. Options Theory for Professional Trading

    This module takes you through various concepts of Options Trading such as Call/Put Options, Buying & Selling Options, The Options Greeks, Volatility, and Moneyness etc. Available in Hindi and English, the module has 23 chapters.

  6. Options Strategies

    This module takes your Options Trading skills to the next levels by helping you learn various popular Options Strategies including Bull Call Spread, Bull Put Spread, Call Ratio Back Spread, Bear Call Ladder, The Long Straddle, and The Short Straddle amongst many other strategies.

  7. Markets & Taxation The module deals with the taxation aspect of stock markets trading. It covers the basics of taxation, the process of calculating P&L, payment of taxes, filing returns, etc., in 7 chapters. You can read this module in both Hindi and English.

  8. Currency, Commodity, and Government Securities

    In this module, you will learn about currency basics, currency pairs, cross-currency pairs, Commodity trading in Gold, Silver, and Crude Oil etc. It also discusses Government Securities or G-Sec like T-Bills and Bonds etc.

  9. Risk Management & Trading Psychology

    This module takes you through the risk management aspect of stock market trading and discusses types of risks in stock markets, Expected Returns, Portfolio Optimization and Position Sizing for active traders.

  10. Trading Systems This module discusses how to set up an efficient trading system using a systematic approach. Here you can also learn about 2 different types of pair trading systems, calendar spreads, and momentum portfolio strategies.

  11. Personal Finance

    This module deals with the various aspects of personal finance such as goal-oriented investments, retirement planning, budgeting, etc. that may help you construct an ideal personal finance plan. It covers mutual funds, equity schemes and managing your finances.

  12. Inner worth (Mind over Markets)

    It is a collection of articles on various aspects related to the psychology of trading. It has 130 chapters on handling emotions, fear, criticism, intuition and taking decisions.


Zerodha Varsity App

Zerodha Varsity is also available in a mobile app format. The Zerodha Varsity app is available for free for iOS and Android. It has the facility to track your progress, bookmark pages and a wall for expert opinions etc. To download the app, please take the following steps-

  1. Go to your smart phone's app store
  2. Search for 'Zerodha Varsity' app
  3. Download and install it
  4. Log in using your Kite ID and password. Alternatively, you can also log in through your Gmail & Facebook credentials
  5. Select the desired module to learn

Zerodha Varsity PDFs

Zerodha Varsity also allows you to download PDF versions of the modules. Each module is available as a PDF. Each PDF contains all the chapters of the module.

Steps To Download Zerodha Varsity PDFs

  1. Visit https://zerodha.com/varsity/
  2. Click on the module you want to learn
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the Module page and click on Download PDF

Note- Some modules are also available in Hindi. You can download the Hindi PDF versions of the modules.


Zerodha Varsity Certificate

Zerodha Varsity also offers certificates through the online tests on its mobile app. Each topic is broken down into three difficulty levels; beginner, intermediate, and advanced. There is a quiz at the end of each level. You can take up the certification exam at the end of every module.


Conclusion

Zerodha Varsity is an excellent customer awareness initiative by Zerodha. The selection of modules is good with each topic discussed in great detail with illustrations. In the mobile app, each module is redesigned as per difficulty levels in bite-sized content forms which make it useful in learning on-the-go. In the end, you can take a quiz to test your learning and earn certification.


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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 1. How to download Zerodha varsity app?

    Zerodha Varsity app is available for free for iOS and Android stores. You can download Zerodha Varsity app with the following steps:

    • Go to the app store of your smartphone
    • In the search bar, search for 'Zerodha Varsity'
    • Download and install the app

    You need to login to access the modules in the app. You can log in using Zerodha Kite/Gmail/Facebook user id and password.

    Zerodha Varsity education modules are also available on its website.

     

  2. 2. Is Zerodha varsity good?

    Zerodha Varsity is designed to learn or enhance your understanding of stock market trading, investments, technical and fundamental analysis of the stocks. The tutorials on Zerodha Varsity are simple and easy to understand. It is a good source of knowledge for beginners as well as active traders.

    All the modules are available for free to all. The content can be accessed via website and mobile app.

    Zerodha varsity also has questions for each model and it awards a certificate once you complete the questioner.

    Zerodha varsity also has an active Q&A forum for learners to ask questions and know more.

     

  3. 3. Is Zerodha varsity free?

    Yes, Zerodha Varsity is available free of cost to everyone. You need to sign-up to access the portal. You can join and participate in as many modules as you want. It is also available as a free mobile app for Android and iPhone users.

     

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