CIEL - Centre for Investment Education and Learning

CIEL is a learning solutions company focused on competency building for the investments and financial services sector. CIEL's approach to learning combines conceptual clarity with practical application. We offer computer-based self learning modules, instructor-led classrooms and a blend of both, supported by quizzes and exams ensuring our training programs are amongst the best in the investments and financial services sector in India today.


CIEL's training programs are created based on functional competency mapping exercises to identify the essential inputs for specific job roles and functions. We build the body of knowledge that specifically addresses the identified competencies and test our learners based on the defined set of objectives.


Learner Groups

The learner groups that CIEL has worked with include employees of banks, mutual funds and financial advisory businesses, who are engaged in functions such as customer services, front, middle and back office operations, sales and channel management, retail banking advisory, wealth advisory, relationship management, private banking, product design and research


CIEL's Wealth Management Certification (Advance Level) has been accredited by the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) under Regulation 7(2) of the SEBI (Investment Advisers) Regulations, 2013. CIEL has also been empanelled by National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) created by SEBI to offer training programs for continuing professional education (CPE) of mutual fund advisors and distributors.  Uma Shashikant, Chairperson & Co-founder, CIEL, has been associated with NISM as a subject matter expert for their exams.