Complete guide on Mutual funds


Hey! Have you started your investing journey or not? Is it your fear that you don’t know how to pick stocks or don’t have time to do so? This course will help you understand how mutual funds are the best way to start, how they work, and how you can choose the best mutual funds for yourself.

10 Modules

3 Hrs.


Course Outline

What you will learn: 

  • Introduction to mutual funds

  • Types of mutual funds.

  • How mutual funds work.

  • How to choose the best mutual fund.

About Course

Most of us get introduced to savings & investments in our twenties and eventually to the stock market, but most of us fear investing in stocks? Too many people run away from the stock market due to the  fear of losses and never enter the stock market but they don’t realize it’s not the market that took their money; it's their incomplete knowledge that resulted in the loss. So, what is the best way to start investing in the stock market? Is it good to start with mutual funds? If yes, then which mutual funds to choose? There are a lot of confusions that come to mind, especially when you are a beginner or you don’t know much about picking stocks.


This course will give you step-by-step clarification about how to start investing in stocks with mutual funds, what are the types of mutual funds, how these mutual funds work, and which mutual funds are best to start investing in. This course will answer all the questions that you have, especially if you are a beginner. So, don’t miss the magic of compounding and let’s start your investing journey. 

What you will get?





Course Syllabus

  • Savings
  • Investing
  • Power of Compounding
  • The Different Asset Classes
  • What is a Mutual Fund?
  • Mutual Funds Vs Fixed Deposits
  • How does a Mutual fund work?
  • How to Invest in Mutual Funds?
  • Problems associated with a Mutual Fund Investment
  • Types of Mutual funds Schemes
  • Why Direct Plans are better?
  • Can NRIs Invest in a Mutual Fund?
  • Special rules for NRIs of US and Canada
  • Taxation effects on NRI investment
  • Active Vs Index Funds
  • Types of Mutual Fund Schemes
  • SEBI’s categorization of Mutual Fund Schemes
  • Taxation on Various Types of Mutual Funds


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There are no prerequisites for the course. However, it would be helpful if you first watch ‘Beginners guide to mutual funds' as it would help you understand the basics of mutual funds.

It's slow and it's steady; buckle up, and get ready. This course falls under the Marathon category and can be completed in a duration of 2-3 hrs.

In the course, we have highlighted the importance of investing and have discussed various asset classes in which investors can invest. Further, we have discussed investing in mutual funds, types of mutual funds and how mutual funds work.


This course is a part of the certification “Academy of mutual funds” offered by BSE Institute.However, you would have to complete other courses in certification to obtain the certificate.

No, you do not need to install any specific software for this course. However, it is advised for a user to have an active Internet connection and an updated web browser for a seamless learning experience. 

Finology provides you with an opportunity to access all its tools and courses by subscribing to Finology One. Hence, you can access this course as long as your subscription of Finology One is active.

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