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QuantInsti’s Algorithmic & Quantitative Trading course, Executive Programme in Algorithmic Trading (EPAT) is beneficial for professionals working in or aspiring to move into either buy-side or sell-side of the businesses that involve use of Quantitative Trading tools & techniques.

EPAT Admissions

If you plan to take up EPAT, it would be most beneficial to you if you have a high level of intellectual curiosity, a strong interest in financial markets & possess strong analytical skills. Although there is no specific degree requirements, most participants come from backgrounds involving mathematics, statistics, core sciences, computer science, engineering, operations, research, business administration, finance & economics. You’d need to have familiarity with statistics, excel, python and financial markets.

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EPAT calendar


We have four batches in a year. Duration of the programme is 6 months. The tentative programme start dates are:

BatchStart Date
3720th Jan 2018
3814th Apr 2018
397th Jul 2018
406th Oct 2018

Programme Fee

Batch 39, Start Date: 7th Jul 2018
TierApplicable tillGlobal ParticipantsIndian Participants*
Early Enrollment Fees7th Jun 2018 3,920 158,000
Standard Enrollment Fees7th Jul 2018 4,720 189,000
Applicable till
Global Participants
Indian Participants*
Batch 40, Start Date: 6th Oct 2018
TierApplicable tillGlobal ParticipantsIndian Participants*
Early Enrollment Fees26th Aug 2018 4,299 169,449
Standard Enrollment Fees6th Oct 2018 4,999 199,449
Applicable till
Global Participants
Indian Participants*
* Additional 18% GST applicable for Resident Indian Participants

Financial Aid

EPAT programme comes with Financial Assistance for the deserving candidates

Earn the merit based scholarship granted by QuantInsti. Go get it here!

Educational loans

Educational loans available at 0% interest* for full time Indian residents.

Emerging Market Fee

Emerging market participants (Participants residing full time in countries with per capita GDP (nominal) less than USD 20,000 as per World Bank data), please share your details below to check for Emerging market fee eligibility

Full time Students

25% discount on the fee for full-time students pursuing formal degree programmes in government recognized educational institutions.

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Siddhartha Samartha
Hi, I'm Siddhartha

EPAT gave me better understanding of international market trends and market micro structure.

Siddhartha Samartha
EPAT, 2014
Naoya Ohara
Hi, I'm Naoya

This executive programme helped me pace up my learning as an equity analyst to become a quant.

Naoya Ohara
EPAT, 2015
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