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CFA Level 1

CFA Level 1 is the first level out of three levels. Candidates must pass all  three levels of examinations one by one. CFA Level I exam takes place twice a year (June and December). CFA Level II & III exams are held once a year (June).

PROGRAM 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 Exam Date: 4 June 2016

  • 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

All three levels have the same subjects but 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

CLASSROOM PROGRAM

Classroom training is based on our Start-Study-Solve-Score modelTM. It’s an excellent approach for training students across all streams.

  • Foundation Classes for non-finance student
  • 120+ hours of Classroom training
  • 40 hours of doubts, test solving and revision classes
  • 80+ hours of Video Tutorials : See sample here
  • 24 hours support to student through faculty forum and emails
  • Exam Strategies classes
  • Financial Calculator classes
  • Learn to calculate on Excel  Models
  • Live trading class in Equity and Derivatives
  • Mid Test on each topic
  • 4 full length mock test
  • Re-attend classes for next 1 year if you fail- Free

CFA Course Preparation 

A complete set of comprehensive study package for CFA Level 1 candidates.

  • 80+ hours video lectures
  • Summarized Notes – Pdf
  • Question Bank
    • Get 1500+ questions to solve.
    • Assess you growth as well as your poor areas
    • Compare your score with other candidates
  • Printed Formula Guide
  • Printed Mind Map
  • Printed 5 Books set*
  • 4 Mock tests
  • Access to 24 hrs Discussion Forum

Sample Videos Buy study material only

  • First group of instructors provide you practical exposure and develop your foundation.
  • Second group of instructors conduct your entire training and doubt sessions.
  • Both the groups of instructor consist of CFA, FRM, MBA-Finance with average industry experience of 6+ years.
  • List of instructors

  • After training support.
  • Career planing and placement support.
  • 1 Year free revision.
  • Internship support.
  • Doubt sessions.
  • Scholarship for meritorious students

  • Foundation
  • Classes
  • Study Material
  • After training support
  • Placement support

Fee: INR 26,000 / USD 472

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Quality:

  • We follow ISO quality standards.
  • Six Sigma practice for error handling.
  • Contents are developed by CFA, FRM, MBA, PHD holders.
  • Cross verified by working professionals and updated on students feedback.
  • Old students are given updated material without any extra charge.
  • Periodic Mock tests and case studies.
  • 20+ locations across the globe.
  • 11+ Courses with international curriculum.

Awards and Recognition:

  • Best Training Institute in Financial Services Training.
  • Rated 4.5 out of 5
  • Follows ISO guidelines
  • Over 7000 fans following
  • 10000+ students trained
  • Working professionals from 89 different MNCs have already joined our programs.

Affiliations:

  • SouthEggCapital, UK – Forex Training
  • Blue Ocean, USA –CFA Live Projects
  • Reliable Solutions, Mumbai – Knowledge Partner
  • ShareKhan, Mumbai – Business Partner
  • VerticalSlab, Delhi – Placement Partner
  • GARP, USA – FRM Training

FAQs:

What is the minimum eligibility to register for CFA?

There is as such no pre-requisite to enroll for CFA. However, you need to be in final year of your graduation or a graduate. For more details you can visit CFA Institutes official website. http://www.cfainstitute.org/programs/cfaprogram/Pages/index.aspx

What is the exam pattern for CFA level 1?

CFA Level 1 exam has two sittings. Morning session of 3 hours with 120 questions and afternoon session of 3 hours with another 120 questions.

All questions are multiple choice and there is no negative marking.

How much time it'll take to complete CFA program?

It takes normally 3 to 4 years to complete CFA program and get the CFA charter. However, you can complete the program in 2 years also if you plan well.

How CFA can help a CA ?

CA are the best in Accounting, taxation and auditing. Where as CFA are best into investment and finance related matter. So, if you are a CA and CFA both you are amazing Job opportunities in corporate finance, M&A, Investment Banks and plenty more.

Which is better MBA or CFA?

MBA program is designed for business management and administration. Whereas, CFA program is designed for Investment and Financial analysis.
So, Both complement each other.

However, it would be our recommendation that if you are not getting a seat in top 20 B-school. Better go for CFA.

What kind of Job I'll get after CFA?

We recommend you to visit this page. It has complete study and comparison.
http://www.iplaneducation.com/courses/cfa-program/cfa-jobs-salaries/

How much time is needed for CFA Level 1 preparation?

We provide you classes for around 160 hours including doubts session and tests. Also, you should give at least 200 hours for self study to have good command on all the topics.

 

Testimonials

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arpit anand

CFA Faculties are very cooperative. Things are made understanding twice and thrice, no room for doubts.