SFM being a practical subject it's more of numbers than formats unlike Accounts. So conceptual clarity is must to pass the exam
Start Preparing with traditional chapters like
❄️Mergers and acquisition
Then come to following topics, remember u have prepare in the same order because these are inter related to each other and will help in understanding the concepts in easy way
🌟Derivatives - options
🌟Derivatives - futures
🌟Interest Rate Swaps
🌟Capital Market and related services
🌟Money Market operations
Coming to preparation plan it's preferable to atleast complete 1 chapter in 2 days by allocating 8 hours a day to each chapter -Morning 4 hours and evening 4 Hours.
And though SFM is completely practical subject, theory can't be ignored, generally 25 marks theory is being asked in exam, so read theory from practice Manual and Latest RTP..
While preparing SFM never club any other subjects, if u start Sfm go to other subject only after finishing SFM.
- All the best