The FRM Course : GARP

The FRM Course is world no 1 in financial risk management. FRM Exam is conducted by GARP. iPlan Education is GARP Auth. Exam Prep Provider. Awarded 8 times since 2010.

iPlan Education is providing FRM program coaching classes since 2010. We have completed over 70 batches of GARP FRM Course with a success rate of 70%-80%. Awarded 8 times by 6 organizations including Big Research in association with ET Now.

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Preparation for GARP FRM Course

Select from below to know about each part coaching class OR Keep read for more information on GARP FRM program.

May Exam (Postponed to Aug Due to Covide-19)

FRM Part 1 Coaching Class

You learn risk management tools and explore advance concepts in financial risk management course. We are the oldest GARP Auth Exam Prep Provider.

For 21th November
2020 Exam

FRM Part 2 Coaching Class

This part covers all 3 major areas in Financial risk management including credit risk, market risk and operational risk . Offering classes since 2010.

What is FRM course

Lets understand why and how it is the best course in Financial risk management worldwide.

About FRM Course

The FRM designation is a professional certification administrated by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Since 1997. The FRM designation is globally recognized as gold standard for risk managers.
It got popular after 2007-2008 financial crisis, every bank and financial institution seriously started implementing risk management system in the organization.

There are over 68,397 FRM Chartered worldwide working in risk manager profiles.
Exams are held in 100+ locations and cities worldwide including India.

Registration Eligibility

Normally, student from any academic background or stream can join the FRM course. Following are minimum eligibility criteria:

There is no prerequisite to register for FRM Exam. A 12th pass student can even register.
We personally don’t recommend you to register before 2nd year of graduation. As most of the bank do not hire less than a graduate.
You must have a Passport or Driving Licence at the time of exam registration.

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FRM Exams

There are 2 parts of FRM Exam, FRM Part 1 and FRM Part 2 Exam. You need to pass both of them one by one.

FRM Part I : This builds strong foundation for financial risk management course and equips you with risk management tools.
It is conducted twice an year in May and November.

FRM Part II : Here, you learn actual applications of tools you learnt in part I. Majorly in 3 domains – credit risk, market risk and operational risk.
Year 2020 onward liquidity risk and treasury risk management are also added, these are highly required in banking jobs. This is also twice an year in May/November.

FRM Exam Date & Fee

Nov 2020 FRM Exam Deadlines

Registration Start: 1st May 2020
-Early Registration Ends: 31st-July
-Standard Registration Ends: 31st-Aug
-Late Registration Ends: 15-Oct

Admit Card Released: 01-Nov-2020
Exam Date: 21-Nov-2020

Result Vie Email: 01-Jan-2021

FRM Program one time registration fee is $400.
Exam fee is as given below:

EarlyStandardLate
FRM Part 1$425$550$725
FRM Part 2$350$475$650

FRM Exam Pattern

The FRM Exam consists of two parts, Part I and Part II, which are both offered twice a year on the third Saturday of May and the third Saturday of November.

FRM Part I: This is an equally-weighted 100 question multiple-choice Exam offered in the morning session of the Exam day. Duration is 4 hours.

FRM Part II: This is also an equally weighted 80 question multiple-choice Exam, but offered in the afternoon of the Exam day. Same 4 hours are give to solve the question paper.

There is no negative marking in frm course and the frm exam is pencil & paper based.

You can appear both exam at once. However, if you fail in part I then your part ii paper will not be considered. So, it is advised that give paper one by one.

Main subjects remain same in last 8 years, only in 2020 a new subject Liquidity Risk is added. However, There are few chapter added or removed every year to update the curriculum as per industry needs.

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FRM Course Curriculum

During one day exam questions from all subject are asked in the 4 hours paper. Following are frm course subject wise weightage:

FRM Part 1Weightage
Quantitative Analysis20%
Foundation of Risk Management20%
Financial Markets and Production30%
Valuation and Risk Management30%
FRM Part 2Weightage
Market Risk20%
Credit Risk20%
Operational Risk20%
Risk and Investment Management15%
Liquidity and Treasury Risk15%
Current Issues in Financial Markets10%

FRM Exam Locations


There are currently 100+ FRM exam locations worldwide.
FRM exam is conducted in 7 cities in India: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune.

However, this is subject to change. Kindly check the center during FRM exam registration.

Why FRM Course

According to an study conducted by the UK National Recognition
Information Centre (NARIC), the FRM is comparable to a master’s
degree
in 10 national and regional educational systems.
Hired by over 200+ companies and banks world wide.
Financial risk management course is an specialized course. No competition.
In Just one year, you are ready to work in top MNCs and Banks.
Get worldwide Job opportunities, due to international recognitions
CA and MBA programs are over saturated in India. So, you need to add more value in profile by choosing more specialized program
Almost 55% pass frm course exam, which is 10 times higher than CA and CAT.

FRM Job Profiles

Job ProfilesRatio%
Credit RiskBanks & NBFC
Credit Rating Companies
FinTech
Market RiskPortfolio Management
Hedge Funds
Investment Banks
Private Equity
FinTech
Operational RiskAny MNC with operational risk

Top Companies Hiring after FRM Exam

  • ICBC
  • Edelweiss
  • S&P
  • Moody’s
  • Fitch
  • HSBC
  • CitiGroup
  • KPMG
  • PWC
  • Credit Suisse
  • EY
  • HDFC Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • PNB
  • SBI
  • +200 more companies worldwide.

Few companies where our students are placed

It all happened because of 10 years of strong alumni relations

Angel Broking
Ameriprise hired after financial risk management course

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Placement in RBI after financial risk management course
FRM Course jobs with Moodys
EY hiring after FRM Course
CIANS hiring after FRM exam
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