Here Comes The Exciting Part!!!

Prizes for Student category

1 Lakh Prize Money

NSE Academy SMART Trader 2023

Trophy & Certificate

25,000 Prize Money

First Runner-up

Trophy & Certificate

5,000 Prize Money

5000 each for next 5 participants

Trophy & Certificate

Trophies & Rewards

Complimentary Books on Finance worth 1000 signed by the author to the next 25 Participants

e-Certificates for all Contestants

Take Aways

  • Training on Capital and Derivatives Markets and Hands-on Trading (Pre-contest)

  • 3-month access to the session recordings for future reference

  • 3-month access to NSMART for an extended hands-on practice of trading

  • 3-month access to relevant courses on NSE Knowledge Hub, an AI powered learning experience platform with 1000+ hours of learning content on BFSI and technology

  • e-Certificates of Completion for both contest and training


TRADE-A-THON is a national live stock trading contest brought to you by NSE Academy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. This contest aims to promote sound investing and trading practices among students from higher education and budding professional traders through a learning experience and participating in the Trade-A-Thon event.

Students can learn basic trading techniques through hands-on experience by competing with other contestants from across India. The learning journey and the contest are curated on our simulated trading platform - NSMART. Students compete for the title of ‘NSE Academy SMART Trader 2023’ and win Prize Money of Rs. 1 lakh.

About NSE Academy

NSE Academy Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSEIL). NSE Academy enables the next generation of BFSI and FinTech professionals to acquire industry-aligned skills – through capacity building programs and certification courses, powered by an online examination and certification system. The courses are well-researched and carefully crafted with inputs from industry experts. NSE Academy works closely with reputed universities and institutions across India in building a competent workforce for the future of BFSI and FinTech. NSE Academy also promotes financial literacy as an essential life skill among youngsters – a contribution towards financial inclusion and wellbeing.