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What is Quest?

Quest is your ticket to financial freedom. It is a learning platform by Finology that offers you a variety of courses related to finance and investing. After subscribing to Finology One, you can watch or read any course. Quest will make you financially aware and will show you a path towards wealth creation. 

What does Quest offer?

With Quest, you get access to well-researched and thoroughly explained courses on finance and investing. For a first-rate learning experience, every course provides downloadable notes, flashcards for revising your concepts, and assessments to test your knowledge. 

Do I need to pay for each course?

Nope! You do not need to pay for each course. Just subscribe to Finology One, and get full access to all the courses and other unique resources on the website.

Why do I need to learn from Quest?

Amidst the city life and routine desk jobs, most people forget to learn the most underrated life skill of money management and financial awareness. Ah! If only being financially literate were a choice. Worry not! Quest fills this gap for you by making financial education not only easy but also affordable. 

How can I cancel my subscription?

We do not want you to go! Yet if you wish to cancel your subscription, you can visit the Subscription section from the dashboard and cancel your subscription.

What are the types of courses offered by Quest?

Quest offers two categories of courses to match your attention span: Sprint & Marathon. Sprint comprises short-duration courses with a maximum of 30 minutes, whereas Marathon comprises long-duration courses with a maximum of 3 hours.

What are Sprint courses?

Sprint courses are designed for a short attention span (more than a goldfish’s) to make you grasp financial concepts quickly. These courses discuss specific topics such as industry, company, or any investing concept. These short-duration courses range from 15 to 30 minutes. 

What are Marathon courses?

Marathon courses are designed to enlighten you with the ABCs of finance and investing. They cover a wide range of topics that are designed to strengthen your fundamental knowledge. These long-duration courses range from 2 to 3 hours. 

What are the levels of courses offered by Quest?

Quest offers two levels of courses: Beginner and Advanced. The beginner level is suitable for the newbies in finance and investing or those with experience of less than 5 years in the stock market. Advanced level is for those who want to revamp and oomph their concepts on investing and finance. 

How can I access the course? Is it online only?

Yes, the course is totally online. You can read the chapters and watch videos through any device only on the Quest platform.

Do I need to pay for Quizzes?

Nope, nope, nope. Quizzes are free, free, free. Just sign up on the website and take any quiz. 

Can I get course suggestions on the basis of Quiz result?

Surely! You get course suggestions according to your score in the Financial IQ Quiz. 

What are the types of certification offered by Quest?

There are two types of certifications offered by Quest: BSE Institute Certification and Quest Certification.

How does Quest work?

As a Finology subscriber, you will have access to our expertly crafted courses that you can watch/read at your own pace. Quest has a set of uniquely designed learning paths, called Race Track, that will give you a clear direction of which course you can start with. Based on your requirements, you can choose the Race Track that fits you the best. You can sign in to your Finology account to watch the free course. To watch all the courses displayed on your Race Track, you must have to subscribe to Finology One.

What does Quest provide, and how will that help me?

Quest offers courses on financial & investing concepts that are well-researched and explained in the simplest way. You can choose what you want to learn depending on your attention span.

To give you the best learning experience, every course has downloadable notes, flashcards to help you revise concepts, and assessments to test your knowledge. 

What is Sprint by Quest?

Sprint refers to the short duration courses listed on Quest. These bite-sized courses are up to 30 minutes long and are made to provide learning on the go.

What is Marathon by Quest?

Marathon refers to the long courses which are specially designed to strengthen your fundamentals. They consist of written content as well as video lectures for better understanding.

How do I know which course in Quest is suitable for me?

We’ve built a personalized recommendation tool on the Homepage to get course recommendations by answering just two questions. Also, Race Track will help you get the correct sequence of courses based on what you want to learn.

How does Quizzes offered by Quest help me?

Quest offers three Quizzes that will help you evaluate your knowledge in a fun way and also help you to choose your suitable course.

What are Race Tracks?

Race Tracks are learning paths that guide you with the correct sequence of courses to learn. 

Why should I use a Race Track?

One should use Race Track for the following purposes-

A Guide for Beginners: People who are new to the world of Finance often get confused as to where to start. Race Track gives you a detailed learning path that will tell you the right sequence of courses to watch. You can choose your own Race Track, based on your requirements.

For Structured Learning: Sometimes, people start a course with expert level difficulty and end up failing to understand the concept. A Race Track will help you get a structured learning environment wherein you can complete the courses step by step and learn all the concepts without missing out on anything.

For Saving Your Time: After taking up courses that are beyond your difficulty level, you spend extra time trying to research more about them. This process consumes a lot of time. Race Track helps you save this time by educating you about all the basic essential concepts beforehand and then upgrading your course accordingly.

Who can sign up on the website? Is there any restriction on the age limit?

There is no age limit for signing up on the website. The courses are designed to provide the subscribers with all the technical and practical aspects of finance and investing. So, beginner or expert, these courses can help anyone understand the essentials of investing & finance, with concepts that can be actually applied to real life.

Are there any free courses available on Quest?

Yes, we do offer a few free courses on Quest. However, the more the better! So subscribe to Finology One and go on a learning spree.

Will you provide a demo for your courses in Quest?

We do not offer any demo for our courses in Quest. At the same time, you could refer to free courses, which will give you a glimpse of how amazing we are.

Are the Quest courses in English or Hindi?

For your convenience and an effortless learning experience, Quest now offers amazing courses in Englsih as well as Hindi.

What is the pattern of the courses under Quest?

All our courses are online with a combination of recorded videos and text-based lessons. Further, it is all self-paced, so you can access the courses at your convenience. Each course consists of case studies, flashcards, and assignments so that each of you can track your progress.

What is the timing of the courses offered under Quest?

All our courses are pre-drafted & self-paced, which gives you the flexibility to study the course at your convenience.

Are the courses in Quest fully video based?

The courses which we offer are a combination of video and text-based lessons.

What will be the duration of the videos in Quest courses?

Each course is divided into various chapters and topics. You can see the length of the videos in the course dashboard.

Do I need any particular device or software of any kind to go through the courses?

No, the learning system has been designed keeping in mind the various devices and platforms used to access the internet. You can use any device or browser of your choice to access the courses.

Will I be provided with live lectures or recorded videos?

We do not offer live lectures for any of our courses. Our courses are pre-drafted with a combination of recorded videos and text-based lessons.

How can I track my performance?

In each course, you will get an assessment that aids you in evaluating your learnings. Also, you can take quizzes to check your overall financial knowledge. 

What are the certifications offered by Quest?

There are two certifications offered by Quest: BSE Institute certification and Quest certification. For BSE Institute certification, you have to take the exam held by the BSE Institute and pay the requisite fees apart from the Finology One subscription. For the Finology certification, you have to score a minimum of 60% in the assessments taken, and there are no additional fees apart from the Finology One subscription.

What if I do not score 60%? Will I not get the certificate? Can I retake the assessment?

To avail the certificates, you're required to score at least 60% in a Finology certified course. If you're unable to achieve 60%, you can re-attempt the assessment again.

Will I be given any hard copy material, or can I download, take a printout of the material available online?

Sorry, but our courses are completely online and they cannot be downloaded or copied. And we do not provide PDF or printed notes of our courses. You have to access it through our website.
 

Where can you find the answers to the assessments?

To view the answers to your assessment, you are required to score at least 60%.

Once you score above 60%, you can click on the 'View answer' button to view the answers.

If you fail to score the required percentage, you will get an option to reattempt the assessment.

Do I need to pay extra for the certifications?

No, you are not required to pay extra for Finology affiliated certificates. However, for BSE Institute-affiliated certificates, you will be required to pay the examination fee.

How do I avail my Finology certificate after completion of the course?

You can avail your certificate from the “My Certifications” section on your dashboard.

Will the courses in Quest by Finology help in getting a Job?

Our courses have only been designed for learning purposes. While these courses will strengthen your fundamentals and knowledge about finance & investing, we do not provide any job guarantee after their completion.

Do you offer any Financial Aid or Scholarship?

Finology is a customer-centric organization and has always worked for the welfare of its users. We aim to equip people with financial literacy and help them become financially independent. By charging a minimal fee of Rs 499 a month, we will provide you with rich content that has been designed by industry experts, keeping your best interests in mind. Thus, at the current stage, we do not provide any scholarships or financial aid.

What is the duration of the Quest courses?

In Quest, we offer two types of courses, i.e., Sprint & Marathon. Sprint comprises short-duration courses of up to 30 mins, whereas Marathon comprises long-duration courses of up to 3 hours.

How many certifications does BSE Institute provide in Quest?

Currently, there are two certifications offered by BSE Institute: The Academy of Value Investing and The Academy of Mutual Funds. Stay tuned, though; there are a few more certifications coming up. 

How many certifications does Quest provide?

Apart from BSE Institute Certifications, Quest offers two Certifications: Fundamental Analysis and Business Analysis.

What is the minimum passing percentage for BSE Institute certification?

The candidate has to secure a minimum 50% to obtain the certification.

What is the minimum passing percentage for Quest certification?

The candidate has to secure a minimum 60% to obtain the certification.

Do I need to pay additional fees for certification?

Yes, you're required to pay an additional fee for BSE Institute certification but not for Quest Certification.

Do I need to complete every course included in Certification?

Yes, you need to complete each course under a particular certification. For example, 'The Academy of Mutual Funds' comprises two courses that you must complete to get the certification.

Do I need to secure 60% in each course for Quest certification?

Yes, you have to secure a minimum of 60% in the assessment of every course included in that Quest certification.

Which certifications are affiliated with BSE Institute certifications?

Currently, we have two certifications which are affiliated by BSE Institute -
(i) The Academy of Value Investing
(ii) The Academy of Mutual Funds

Will the BSE Institute certificate add value to my CV? Will it provide any job guarantee?

The courses aim to help the participants enhance the value of their CV. There is no job guarantee provided to the participants, though.

What will be the duration of the BSE Institute exam?

The duration of the BSE Institute examination would be 30 minutes.

What are the passing marks of the BSE Institute exam?

The passing marks of the BSE Institute exam is 50%.

How many questions will be asked in the BSE institute exam?

The total number of questions would be 30.

Will there be any negative markings in the BSE Institute exam?

No, there is no negative marking in the BSE Institute exam.

How will I get the BSE Institute certificate?

The certificate will be mailed to the registered email address after one month of the examination.

When will the BSE institute exam be conducted?

You will receive an email from the team within 2-3 weeks from the date of enrollment, where you will be provided with an option to choose your exam month. We would suggest you be active on your email for further instructions.

The test window remains open from 9 AM to 6 PM on the exam date. You can appear for the exam anytime between the stipulated time period.
 

Note- You need to have an active subscription of Finology One till your exam has been conducted. 

How will I be notified for my BSE Institute certificate exam?

You will get an email from the Finology support team as well as the BSE Institute regarding the exam.

What will be the BSE Institute exam pattern of the course?

The BSE Institute examination will be based on a Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

Do I need to have an internet connection while appearing for the BSE Institute exam?

As the exam is conducted online, you will need a stable internet connection while appearing for the BSE Institute exam.

Will the BSE Institute certificate be mailed or delivered offline?

Digital certificates (online) will be provided to the participants after successfully passing the BSE Institute examination.

What if I fail the BSE Institute certification exam?

You can reattempt the BSE Institute certification exam, but you would be required to pay the examination fee on every attempt.

What will be the validity of the BSE Institute certificate?

The BSE Institute certificate is valid for lifetime.

How many times can I appear for the BSE Institute exam?

There is no restriction on the number of attempts, you can attempt the BSE Institute certification exam multiple times, but you would be required to pay the examination fee on every attempt.

Can I reschedule the BSE Institute exam?

Once you select the examination date, the list is automatically sent to the BSE Institute, thereby scheduling your examination. Hence, rescheduling the exam would not be possible.

Can I appear for the BSE Institute exam through a mobile phone?

To appear for the examination, it is advisable to use devices such as laptops or PCs but not smartphones.

While using a laptop/ PC to appear for the examination, avoid switching between tabs. Doing that will result in the end of the test even if you haven't finished it.

In case a student is appearing through a smartphone, the exam will be immediately aborted if their phone receives any notification. 

When is the BSE Institute exam result declared?

The result is displayed once the exam is completed. However, sometimes due to poor internet connection, the result might not be displayed.

Is webcam necessary while appearing for the BSE Institute examination?

Yes, webcam is compulsory while appearing for the BSE Institute exam.

What will be the mode of BSE Institute examination?

The BSE Institute examination will be conducted online.

What are Race Tracks?

Race Tracks are learning paths that tell you the right sequence of courses to watch. You can learn what you want to learn by choosing Race Track as per your interest. 

How many Race Tracks are available?

There are three Race Tracks: Essentials of Investing, Level up your investing, and Industry Tour. 

How many courses are there in each Race Track?

There are a sequence of 4 courses in each Race Track.

When should I choose ‘Essentials of Investing’ Race Track?

If you are new to investing and want to grasp the nitty-gritty of finance and investing, then this Race Track is for you.

When should I choose ‘Level up your Investing’ Race Track?

If you have experience of around 3-5 years in the stock market and want to learn some pro concepts about investing, then this Race Track is for you.

When should I choose ‘ Industry Tour’ Race Track?

If you want to learn the business models of various industries, then this Race Track is for you. 

Can I re-attempt quizzes to improve my score?

Definitely! You can re-attempt any quiz as many times as you wish and improve your score. 

Will my course suggestion change if I improve my score?

Yes, the course suggestions are customized as per your score in Financial IQ quiz


 

Does Quest offer any free courses?

Yes, Quest offers four free courses to all users.

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