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About Us

Cians Academy is a training initiative by Cians Analytics, a provider of high-quality, cost-effective research and analytical support for investment banks, private equity funds, corporates, and portfolio companies around the globe. Cians Analytics has some of the brightest minds in their respective fields, recruited from top-ranking universities and some of the finest professional service institutions in the world. Working with investment banks, private equity firms, and corporates on a day-to-day basis has given us a deep insight into the skills required for financial research, analysis, and financial modeling.

Cians Academy has leveraged the experience and expertise of seasoned industry professionals while designing its curriculum and pedagogy. We understand both the practical and theoretical aspects of financial analysis, and this knowledge translates into our curriculum and pedagogy. In-house industry experts with years of industry and training experience will be conducting classroom sessions.

Theory is important, but it’s our practical experience that sets us apart.

The programs are designed to impart skills that will give students a competitive edge in their pursuit of a career in finance. Key skill sets developed in and the ability to:

  • Analyze and interpret financial statements like an investment banking analyst
  • Estimate company’s future share prices like an equity analyst
  • Understand the broad modeling requirements of a private equity analyst
  • Learn to appraise project feasibility like a corporate finance analyst
  • Learn basic data analytics skills to identify trends and patterns
  • Become proficient in Excel functions to build models
Financial Analysis is our bread and butter — we do this on an ongoing basis for some of the most prominent financial institutions. It is an expertise that drives our revenues and because of this we understand the skills required to develop comprehensive financial analyses and financial models.
  • Our curriculum has been designed in collaboration with industry veterans and the senior management of Cians Analytics, with decades of experience in the financial industry
  • The course structure has been designed keeping in mind the skills that are required for conducting financial analysis and building comprehensive financial models
  • Our pedagogy leans toward real-world case studies that cover the Private Equity, Equity Research, and Investment Banking industries
  • Our trainers have years of training and industry experience

Our Team Members


AMAN CHOWDHURY | CFA

Aman is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Cians Analytics. He has previously held various leadership roles within the financial services and financial services outsourcing space. His previous roles include Country Head (India) at Copal Partners, Vice President at Genpact and JP Morgan, and Associate in the Investment Banking Groups of Credit Suisse and Lazard. Aman received his MBA from Darden Business School (University of Virginia), and Bachelor’s in economics from St. Stephen’s College (University of Delhi). He is also a CFA Charterholder.

VAIBHAV AGGARWAL | CFA

Vaibhav is currently one of the key instructors at Cians Academy and works as an Associate with the Financial Modeling team at Cians Analytics. He has extensive experience in building complex financial models for various sectors such as retail, oil & gas, and media. He has also participated in news debate on NDTV on the topic – EPF Taxation. He received his Bachelor in Commerce from Delhi University. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

ANMOL BHANDARI |

Anmol is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Cians Analytics. He was previously an Investment Director and the Head of Business Development for Gaia Renewable Capital. Prior to joining Gaia, he was the Director of Business Development with Copal Partners. Prior to joining Copal Partners, Anmol was with Goldman Sachs in the Hedge Fund Strategies Group. Anmol is part of Harvard Business School’s OPM 47 and received his Bachelors in electrical engineering from Villanova University.

KARAN MALHOTRA |

Karan currently leads the Research team at Cians Analytics. Prior to joining Cians, he worked with Evalueserve as a Sr. Business Analyst. Karan has also worked with JPMorgan Chase as an Analyst. He holds an MBA in finance from SCMLD, Pune, and has cleared level II of the CFA Program. Karan interned with HDFC Bank’s Treasury Dept during his Masters. He earned his Bachelor in Commerce (Honors) degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh.