What is the CFA pass rate trend?

What is the CFA pass rate trend?

CFA passing percentage varies from year to year and has traditionally fallen between 35% and 45%. Candidates receive a score report that is intended to be fairly unspecific: there is no numerical score or grade for the test, only a Pass/Fail result, and the candidate's performance range in each of the topic areas: below…

Best preparation tools for FRM Part 2

Best preparation tools for FRM Part 2

FRM Part 2 is trickier than its earlier counterpart. You can treat Financial Risk Management Part 2 exam as a step ahead once you clear FRM Part 1; thus it’s natural that you would face advanced and trickier questions in FRM Part 2 exam. In this article, we will look at the best preparation…

CFA Level II Topics and Weights

CFA Level II Topics and Weights

There are 10 topics areas in Level II. Topic areas are further organized into 18 Study Sessions, which are divided into 60 readings. Level II focusses on Asset Valuation and thus gives more weightage to Equity and Fixed Income. Asset Valuation is the foundation for Portfolio Management in Level III. Topic areas in detail Ethical…

What is CFA?

What is CFA?

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is a professional credential offered internationally by the CFA Institute (formerly the Association for Investment Management and Research, or AIMR). CFA is considered to be a gold standard in the field of finance. The CFA Program provides a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills…

CPT or Direct Route - Which? Why? When?

CPT or Direct Route - Which? Why? When?

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India introduced a new scheme for those students who wish to pursue CA after completing their graduation- The Direct Entry Scheme. The scheme came into effect from 1st August 2012. However, the old CPT method demanded the students to enrol for the examination just after passing X standard exam.…

What are the exam requirements for FRM?

What are the exam requirements for FRM?

The requirements are simple: Pass the FRM Part I exam, Pass the FRM Part II exam, Demonstrate 2 years of professional, full-time work experience in financial risk but it should be within 4 years of passing FRM Part I exam and 10 years of passing FRM Part II exam. Candidates are also required to be…

4 Things to do after CFA exam – Never Stop!

4 Things to do after CFA exam – Never Stop!

More than 170,000 professionals and students from all over the world recently appeared for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam, widely considered as Wall Street’s toughest exam. And if you happen to belong to that lot, being a charter holder myself, I know how you must be feeling. I have been into that boat.…