who can apply?

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.

EPAT calendar


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

BatchStart Date
415th Jan 2019
426th Apr 2019
436th Jul 2019
445th Oct 2019

Programme Fee

Batch 43, Start Date: 6th Jul 2019
TierApplicable tillGlobal ParticipantsIndian Residents*
Early Enrollment Fees24th May 2019 5,199 209,990
Standard Enrollment Fees6th Jul 2019 5,999 240,990
TierEarly Enrollment FeesStandard Enrollment Fees
Applicable till24th May 20196th Jul 2019
Global Participants 5,199 5,999
Indian Residents* 209,990 240,990
Batch 44, Start Date: 5th Oct 2019
TierApplicable tillGlobal ParticipantsIndian Residents*
Early Enrollment Fees31st Aug 2019 5,199 209,990
Standard Enrollment Fees5th Oct 2019 5,999 240,990
TierEarly Enrollment FeesStandard Enrollment Fees
Applicable till31st Aug 20195th Oct 2019
Global Participants 5,199 5,999
Indian Residents* 209,990 240,990
* Additional 18% GST applicable for Resident Indian Participants

Financial Aid

EPAT® programme comes with Financial Assistance for the deserving candidates
Scholarship by QuantInsti

Participants(Other than full time student) can Earn the Merit-based Scholarship. Go get it here!

Educational Loans

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

Student Aid

QuantInsti encourages the full time students to enter this domain. Claim your benefits, if you are still pursuing formal education.

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.

FTS Eligible (for Singapore Corporate Participants)

This programme is recognised under the Financial Training Scheme (FTS) and is eligible for FTS claims subject to all eligibility criteria being met.

Please note that in no way does this represent an endorsement of the quality of the training provider and programme. Participants are advised to assess the suitability of the programme and its relevance to participants’ business activities or job roles.

The FTS is available to eligible entities based on the prevalent funding eligibility, quantum and caps. FTS claims may only be made for recognised programmes with specified validity period. Please refer to www.ibf.org.sg** for more information.

**IBF - Institute of Banking and Finance is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore. Read more about IBF here.

* T&C apply

Arjit Mathur
Hi, I'm Arjit

Practical approach and vast applications of EPAT® added a lot of value to my career.

Arjit Mathur
EPAT®, 2018
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®, 2016
Nathan Nifco
Hi, I'm Nathan

EPAT® has provided additional insight and learning experiences in the quant world while offering an opportunity to further develop my skills and knowledge in the field.

Nathan Nifco
EPAT®, 2017
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