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CFA® charterholders earn an astounding 54% more than their peers (Russel Reynolds Study).

According to CFA® Institute, top employers of CFA® charterholders include JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse


  • CFA® Program is a professional credential offered by CFA® Institute to Investment and Financial professionals
  • The CFA® Program has three different Levels and the minimum time required to clear all three is around 2.5 years (although the overall average is around 4 years)
  • CFA® charter membership requirements include, but not limited to 48 months of acceptable professional work experience and passing the Level I, Level II, and Level III exams


According to Bob Johnson, former deputy CEO of the CFA® Institute "…that's a sign of growing interest in the certification by employers, and the greater availability of training at colleges." Find below a list of CFA® Program work roles:

  • Portfolio Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Chief Executive
  • Consultant
  • Corporate Financial Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Relationship Managers, Sales, & Marketing
  • Risk Manager
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Manager of Managers
  • Accountant/Auditor
  • Strategist
  • Trader
  • Broker
  • Performance Measurement Specialist
  • Private Banker

Level 1 CFA® Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Eligibility: The candidate should be a graduate or in Final year of graduation to pursue Level 1 CFA® exam

To get the charter: Candidates must have 4 years of professional work experience or 4 years in addition of education and work experience in total to passing the Level I CFA® exam

To get the more details you can find it through our blog Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.


After completing and passing the CFA® Program one will bridge academic theory,assess current industry practice, and learn ethical and professional standards to provide a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.

Sample Preview of our material: Quantitative Methods && Causes of Deadweight Loss

Level I CFA® Level I CFA® Level I CFA®


Topic Area Level I Level II Level III
Ethical and Professional Standards 15 10-15 10-15
Quantitative Methods 12 5-10 0
Economics 10 5-10 5-15
Financial Reporting and Analysis 20 15-20 0
Corporate Finance 7 5-15 0
Equity Investments 10 15-25 5-15
Fixed Income 10 10-20 10-20
Derivatives 5 5-15 5-15
Alternative Investments 4 5-10 5-15
Portfolio Management 7 5-10 40-55
Total 100 100 100


Payment Deadlines Program Enrollment (New Candidates Only) Exam Registration Total Cost
21st Sept 2016 $450 (One Time Charge) $650 $1,100
15th Feb 2017 $930 $1,380
15th March 2017 $1,380 $1,830

*Please check with CFA® Institute's website so as to confirm the above info in case of any changes

CFA® June 2017 Exam Calendar (Level I, II, and III)
27 July 2016 June 2017 exam registration opens
Upon registration Topic tests available
21 September Early registration fee deadline
January 2017 Mock exams available
15 February Registration deadline
15 March Final (late) registration fee deadline
20 March Final deadline for disability and religious alternate date testing accommodation requests to be received
18 April Test center change request deadline
May Exam admission tickets become available
3 June Exam day
June-July 2017 Exams graded
June 2017 Level I and II Exam results available
August 2017 Level III Exam results available


Payment Deadlines Program Enrollment (New Candidates Only) Exam Registration Total Cost
15th March 2017 $450 (One Time Charge) $650 $1,100
16th August 2017 $930 $1,380
13th September 2017 $1,380 $1,830

*Please check with CFA® Institute's website so as to confirm the above info in case of any changes

CFA® December 2017 Exam Calendar (Level I only)
25 January 2017 December 2017 exam registration opens
Upon registration Topic tests available
15 March Early registration fee deadline
15 August Mock exams available
16 August Registration deadline
13 September Final (late) registration fee deadline
18 September Final deadline for disability and religious alternate date testing accommodation requests to be received
9 October Test center change request deadline
November Exam admission tickets become available
2 December Exam day
December -January 2018 Exams graded
January 2018 Exam results available


22 days Classroom Training
Day 1
Day 2 Corporate Finance-I
Day 3 Corporate Finance-II
Day 4 Quant-I
Day 5 Quant-II
Day 6 Quant-III
Day 7 Fixed Income Investments-I
Day 8 Fixed Income Investments-II
Day 9 Derivatives-I
Day 10 Derivatives-II
Day 11 Financial Reporting & Analysis -I
Day 12 Financial Reporting & Analysis -II
Day 13 Financial Reporting & Analysis -III
Day 14 Financial Reporting & Analysis -IV
Day 15 Equity Investments-I
Day 16 Equity Investments-II
Day 17 Alternative Investments
Day 18 Portfolio Management
Day 19 Economics-I
Day 20 Economics-II
Day 21 Economics-III
Day 22 1 extra session


Classroom Training

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Crash Course

40 hrs – 5 days (8 Hrs each) Get your doubts solved even after the classroom sessions

Our Faculty

At EduPristine we invite industry professionals to conduct training (Topic Expert Model)

Online Live Training

110 hrs – 22 Sessions (5 Hrs each) of Live Virtual Training by Experienced Professionals

Comprehensive study notes

Topic wise study material is provided in the form of presentations

6+1 Standard Tests

Take our mock tests designed to simulate the real exam: 1 Full Length Mock exam (two sessions of 3hrs each)- Classroom 6 Mock exams (3 hours each) - Online

Question Bank

Contains approx. 2,500 CFA® Program standard questions with detailed solutions

Mind Maps

Visualise and retain all the key concepts using mind maps


Access to Exclusive Videos with over 110+ hours of Recordings spanning over all topics (Available Online Only)


Online access to materials and recordings, Doubt solving forum to interact with faculty and fellow students.


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Level I CFA® Training Details
Offerings LEVEL I CFA® Classroom
Course Fees 33000
25 Sessions (125 Hrs.) Classroom Training
22 Sessions (110 Hrs.) LVC Online Training
5 days (40 Hrs.) Crash Course
Recordings of all Lectures (110 Hrs.)
Summarized Recordings
Series of Mock Tests (6 Online + 1 classroom)
Question Banks (2500+ Questions)
Hardcopy Summarized Study Material
Hardcopy Formula Charts
Discussion Forum
24 * 7 Online LMS Access


The only pre-requisite is to have a degree.For further information please contact the CFA® Institute here.

The CFA® exam Level I is a six hour exam with 240 multiple choice questions.

It is possible to complete the CFA® Program in two years, if you start studying in August and take the first level in December, followed by the second level in June and the third level the following year. This is obviously contingent on passing each level first time. On average it takes three to four years to complete the full program.

CFA® Program focuses on knowledge in investment while an MBA program will cover many topics related to management studies.

You can be assured of improved job opportunities with Investment Banks, Private Equity firms and Wealth Advisory firms with an astounding 54% more than your peers. (*Russel Reynolds Study)

Candidacy in the CFA® Program is separate from membership in CFA® Institute. You have to submit an application for membership.


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