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
4711th Jul 2020
483rd Oct 2020
499th Jan 2021

Programme Fee

Batch 47, Start Date: 11th Jul 2020
TierApplicable tillGlobal ParticipantsIndian Residents*
Super Early Bird Enrollment Fees26th Apr 2020 4,799 1,89,999
Early Enrollment Fees31st May 2020 5,199 2,09,990
Standard Enrollment Fees10th Jul 2020 5,999 2,40,990
TierSuper Early Bird Enrollment FeesEarly Enrollment FeesStandard Enrollment Fees
Applicable till26th Apr 202031st May 202010th Jul 2020
Global Participants 4,799 5,199 5,999
Indian Residents* 1,89,999 2,09,990 2,40,990
Batch 48, Start Date: 3rd Oct 2020
TierApplicable tillGlobal ParticipantsIndian Residents*
Super Early Bird Enrollment Fees26th Jul 2020 5,499 2,08,989
Early Enrollment Fees30th Aug 2020 5,979 2,30,989
Standard Enrollment Fees3rd Oct 2020 6,899 2,64,989
TierSuper Early Bird Enrollment FeesEarly Enrollment FeesStandard Enrollment Fees
Applicable till26th Jul 202030th Aug 20203rd Oct 2020
Global Participants 5,499 5,979 6,899
Indian Residents* 2,08,989 2,30,989 2,64,989
* Additional 18% GST applicable for Resident Indian Participants
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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

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

Arjit Mathur

EPAT®, 2018

Naoya Ohara

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

Naoya Ohara

EPAT®, 2016

Nathan Nifco

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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