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CFA Course: CFA Level 1 Program

CFA course has three levels and it is offered by CFA Institute, USA Since 1969. Candidates must pass all  three levels of examinations one by one. CFA Level 1 course preparationCFA Level I exam takes place twice a year (June and December). CFA Level II & III exams are held once a year (June).

CFA Level 1

CFA COURSE DETAILS

  • Have a bachelor’s degree or be in the final year of your bachelor’s degree.
    • Or have 4 years of qualified, professional work experience
    • Or a combination of work and university experience that totals at least 4 years (Part-time, and internship positions do not qualify)
  • Meet the professional conduct criteria of CFA Institute.

Next CFA Exam Date: 4 June 2017

  • Level 1 exam is held in June and December: Important Dates
  • Exam Pattern
    • Questions: 240
    • Time: 6 hrs
    • Type: MCQ
    • No negative marking
  • Exam is pen paper based.
  • Calculator is allowed
  • Centers are currently in India and abroad. Exam locations

CFA Program has three levels but the subjects are same with different difficulty level and understanding.

Topic Area

Level I

Level II

Level III

Ethical and Professional Standards (total)

15

10

10

Investment Tools (total)

49

30-60

0

Corporate Finance

7

5-15

0

Economics**

10

5-10

0

Financial Reporting and Analysis

20

15-25

0

Quantitative Methods

12

5-10

0

Asset Classes (total)

29

35-75

35-45

Alternative Investments

4

5-15

5-15

Derivatives

5

5-15

5-15

Equity Investments

10

20-30

5-15

Fixed Income

10

5-15

10-20

Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning (total)

7

5-15

45-55

Total

100

100

100

  • One time enrollment Fee:  $450
    • Early Registration (24 Sept’15)       : Deadline passed
    • Standard Registration (17 Feb’16)  : $ 860
    • Late Registration (16 Mar’16)          : $ 1280
  • To register you can visit CFA Institute website
  • Withdrawal Can be done as per CFA Institute withdrawal Policy

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CFA Program Advantage

After you complete your CFA training and pass all the exams you can work in the following profile:

  • Research Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Financial Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Relationship Managers, Sales, & Marketing
  • Risk Manager
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Strategist
  • Trader
  • Broker
  • Performance Measurement Specialist
  • Private Banker
  • Hedge Fund and Mutual Fund Manager