CCAP (Crisil Certified Analyst Programme)

CCAP is a two-year intensive work-cum-study programme with CRISIL Ltd which provides the participants the opportunity to be the employees of CRISIL. It combines work assignments - with the opportunity to work on live projects, interactive workshops and academics, thus equipping the learners with exceptional financial and business skills. The programme is aimed at developing world-class financial professionals for analyst roles in CRISIL and the industry at large. At the end of two years, the candidates can look forward to career growth at an attractive package at par with the industry. The programme has gained acceptance from the industry, CRISIL clients and the academia.

Crisil Eligibility Criteria
The minimum requirement for admission to the programme is:

  • A bachelor's degree with at least 55% marks or the equivalent cumulative grade point average (CGPA). This should be an aggregate score for the course. Candidates appearing for the final-year bachelor's degree/equivalent examination may also apply.
  • The candidate should have been born on or after January 1, 1990.

Note: Candidates who are in the final year of graduation must produce at the time of joining a certificate from the Principal/Head of the department/Registrar/Director of the University/Institution certifying that the candidate has obtained at least 50% or equivalent grades in his/her studies so far.

Selection Process

Applicants will be shortlisted based on the eligibility criteria. Shortlisted applicants have to go through the below mentioned selection stages.

CCAP Aptitude Test:
Candidates will have to appear for the CRISIL Aptitude test, which will be conducted across 18 locations in India. The test will have 5 sections: Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Essay Writing. The test duration is 135 minutes

S. No. Sections Total number of questions Marks allotted Time
1 Verbal Ability 20 1 mark each 30 min
2 DI & Logical Reasoning 20 1 mark each 30 min
3 Quantitative Ability 20 1 mark each 30 min
4 General Awareness 25 1 mark each 30 min
5 Essay Writing (Subjective) 1 10 mark each 15 min

Negative marking of 25%:
The candidate may submit their latest CAT/XAT scores. If the candidate has equal to or more than 90 percentile with a minimum of 80 percentile in all the sections, he/she will not be required to appear for the CRISIL Aptitude Test and can directly appear for the GD/PI round

CRISIL Aptitude Test Locations
North Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow
West Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune
South Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad
Central Allahabad, Bhopal, Indore
East Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Patna

Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI):
The final round of GD and PI will be held in Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai (subject to change). Final selection will be based on the candidate's profile and performance in the CRISIL Aptitude Test, GD & PI rounds.

The selected candidates will be informed by email, and the results will also be updated on the CCAP website. The selected candidates will need to confirm their admission before the specified date, failing which their admissions will be cancelled.

Candidates are required to send their original 10th Standard certificate to confirm their acceptance.

Please note that the original 12th Standard, graduation and work experience certificates need to be produced for verification on commencement of the programme, failing which the admission will be cancelled.

Batch size: The intake for the batch of 2015 - 17 will be approximately 50 participants.

Program Location: The programme will be conducted entirely in Mumbai. The selected participants will have to make their own arrangements for accommodation and local conveyance in Mumbai.

Important Dates
Last date for submission of application forms February 28, 2015
CRISIL Aptitude test March 28 & 29, 2015
Group discussion and personal interviews April 20 - May 5, 2015
First list for admissions May 11, 2015
Acceptance confirmations for first list May 18, 2015
Second list for admissions May 21, 2015
Acceptance confirmation for second listt May 29, 2015
Commencement of programme July 01, 2015