Started in 1963 by CFA® Institute in the USA, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) is now one of the most recognized finance qualifications in finance & investments. The CFA® exam comprises Level I, Level II, and Level III. Candidates can complete all three levels of the CFA® exam in 1.5 – 2Yrs. Even though clearing CFA® Level 1 exam creates opportunities for candidates to start their careers in top-notch investments and finance companies. Completing the CFA® exam helps candidates fetch enriching job profiles and pay packages.
More than 2, 00,000+ candidates have cleared level III of the CFA Program and work in 135+ countries worldwide.
19 Regulatory bodies worldwide recognize the CFA charter as a proxy for meeting specific licensing requirements.
More than 125 distinguished colleges and universities worldwide have incorporated most of the CFA Program curriculum into their courses.
|CFA Exam Details||Level I||Level II||Level III|
|Month||Feb, May, Aug & Nov||Feb & Aug||May & Nov|
|Type||Objective||Objective||Objective & Subjective|
|Duration||4.5 hrs||4.5 hrs||4.5 hrs|
|No. Of Questions||180||180||Item Sets & 90|
|Historical Pass % (2013’- 2022’)||41%||45%||52%|
|Topic Area||Level 1||Level 2||Level 3|
|Ethical and Professional Standards||15-20||10-15||10-15|
|Financial Reporting and Analysis||13-17||10-15||-|
|Fixed Income Investments||10-12||10-15||15-20|
|Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning||5-8||5-15||40-55|
The selected exam month has to be 11 months or lesser before your graduation month for your bachelor's degree, OR
Complete a bachelor's or equivalent program and have received a degree from the college/university, OR
Have a combination of 4,000 hours of work experience or higher education that was acquired over a minimum of three sequential years and achieved by the date of registering for the Level I exam, AND
Valid international passport.
|CFA Exam Fees in USD||Early Registration||Standard Registration|
|One time enrolment fee USD 350$ + GST|
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