Stock Broker

Stock broking is one of the popular career option in today’s era. It is a registered profession where selling and buying of stocks and shares are held in secondary market on behalf of clients or investors. A broker is authorized to sell and buy stocks for an individual or company.

Career Options

  • - Accountant - Securities Analyst - Financial Manager - Security Broker - Independent Agent - Investment Advisor

Educational Qualifications

  • - Bachelors in Economics or Commerce - Masters in Business administration - Master of commerce

Personal Skills

  • - Patience and Confidence - Logical thinking - Communication skills - Mathematical skills - Analytical mind - Responsible attitude - Business acumen

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelor Degree in Finance
  • Business Management
  • Economics or related fields - Bachelor of Commerce or Economics

Top Colleges

  • Forex Keys (VJS Acadmey), Vishakhapatnam Address: 1st Floor, Opp. ICICI Bank, Near Bus Stop, Isukathota, Vishakhapatnam (Vishakhapatnam Dist.) 530022 Andhra Pradesh, India Phone: 8331994455 Website: https://career.webindia12
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  • Institute of career in Financial Marke, Delhi Address: U 135, Ground & 1st Floor, Laxminagar, Infront of Gate No. 3, Laxmi Nagar Metro Station, New Delhi 110092 Phone: 9971900635 Website:

Working Conditions

Like most careers, this is a role that requires research and planning. Stock brokers work in very fast-paced offices, monitoring changes to the stock market to make decisions. Since stock brokers do not buy and sell for themselves, they have to consult with their clients and advise them. They work long hours in the office and are tied to computer screens and phones calls to clients.

Top Companies

  • ICICI Direct Address: ICICI Centre, H.T. Parekh Marg, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020 Phone: (91 22) 2288 2460 / 70 Website:
  • Zerodha Address: 153/154, Opp. Clarence Public School, 4th Cross, Dollars Colony, J.P Nagar 4th Phase, Dollar Layout, Phase 4, JP Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078 Phone: 080 4040 2020 Website:

Successful Persons

Nithin Kamath

Nitin Kamath is an Indian Stock Broker and also an Internet entrepreneur known as Zerodha.

Nikhil Kamath

Nikhil Kamath is an Indian stock broker, entrepreneur and columnist for The Financial Express. He is also the co-founder of Zerodha.

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