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  • FRM certification requirements

    In order to be eligible for writing the FRM exam, you need to be at the least an under graduate student in his final year of study. But the eligibility for the FRM exam is different from the eligibility for the FRM Certification.

    The following are the requirements of FRM Certification:

    1. Passing both FRM Part 1 and FRM Part 2 Exams.

    1. A minimum of two years professional full-time work experience in the area of financial risk management or another related field including, but not limited to: trading, portfolio management, Academia (tenure track faculty), industry research, economics, auditing, risk consulting, and/or risk technology.

    Once you have passed the FRM Exam, you need to provide the proof of your professional experience to GARP, in order to receive your certificate. You have 5 years to do this, if you don’t do it within this period, you’re FRM Exam pass status no longer holds and you will have to take the FRM Exams again.

    Verifying your Professional experience:

    Before you submit your CV to register your experience, you need to make sure that your job designation is present in the list of qualifying job titles. Refer to the following table.


    Academic Institutions

    Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Professor; Researcher; Senior Project Manager; Senior Research Associate; Senior Teaching Consultant

    Asset Management Firm

    Accountant; Asset Manager; Assistant Director - Risk and Performance; Assistant Vice President of Risk Management; Associate Director - Portfolio Management & Research; Bonds Analyst; Chief Executive Officer; Chief Financial Officer; Chief Investment Officer; Chief Portfolio Manager; Chief Risk Officer; Client Relationship Associate; Corporate Actions Team Leader; Credit Analyst; Derivatives Trader; Director - Investment Operations; Director of Compliance; Director of Quantitative Strategy and Risk Management; Equity Market Strategist; Financial Analyst; Financial Application Developer; Financial Engineer; Fixed Income Dealer; Fixed Income Securities Trader; Head of Fixed Income Investments; Head of Portfolio Management & Treasury; Head of Quantitative Analysis; Head Risk Control; Internal Audit & Risk Control Senior Manager; Investment Analyst; Investment Policy Advisor; Performance Analyst; Portfolio Associate - Fixed Income; Portfolio Manager - Investments; Portfolio Strategist; Product Analyst; Property Accountant; Quantitative Research Analyst; Quantitative Strategist; Regional Sales Trainer; Research Analyst; Risk Control Specialist; Senior Asset Manager; Senior Business Developer; Senior Credit Analyst; Senior Fund Accountant; Senior Investment Officer; Senior Investment Risk Analyst; Senior Portfolio Manager; Senior Research Analyst; Senior Trader; Software Engineer; Structured Products Analyst; Systems Analyst - Hedge Funds

    Brokerage Firm

    Application Developer; Assistant Vice President - Institutional Sales; Associate Director - Credit Risk Control; Associate Portfolio Manager; Consulting Manager; Chief Operating Officer; Credit and Risk Officer; Credit Risk Manager; Chief Risk Officer; Dealer; Deposit Pricing Analyst; Deputy Project Manager; Derivatives Risk Analyst; Equity Product Controller; Equity Research Analyst; Financial Planner; Global Co-Head of Operational Risk; Internal Auditor; Manager - Brokerage Audit; Market Risk Analyst; Operational Risk Officer; Operations Manager; Portfolio Manager; Product Development Manager; Quantitative Analyst; Research Analyst; Research Associate; Risk Manager; Risk Controller; Sales Trader; Secondary Marketing Analyst; Senior Broker; Senior Director - Portfolio Management; Trader

    Commercial Bank

    Assistant Banking Officer; Assistant Relationship Manager; Associate Director - Structured Credit Management; Assistant Vice President - Group Investment Banking; Audit Manager; Balance Sheet Manager; Banking Associate; Bond Dealer; Business Analyst; Business Engineer; Business Project Manager; Chief Accountant; Chief Analyst; Chief Auditor; Client Manager; Compliance Officer; Counterparty Risk Analyst; Credit Risk Analyst; Credit Risk Manager; Credit Risk Models Developer; Deputy Manager - Credit Division; Derivatives Verification Officer; Economic Analyst; Executive Director - Risk Integration and Measurement; Finance & Compliance Manager; Financial Analyst; Financial Consultant; Financial Controller; Fixed Income Analyst; Functional Audit Director; FX Manager; FX Option Trader; Head of Audit; Head of Equities; Head of Risk Capital and Stress Testing; Internal Auditor; Junior Risk Manager; Market Risk Analyst - Planning and Finance; Money Market Trader; Operational Risk Manager; Portfolio Manager; Portfolio Risk Advisor; Product Manager; Project Director; Quantitative Analyst; Research Analyst; Risk Modeling Manager; Segment Analyst; Senior Consultant; Senior Credit Analyst; Senior Development Consultant; Senior Financial Analyst; Senior Financial Compliance Officer; Senior Investment Manager; Senior Modeling Analyst; Senior Risk Analyst; Senior Risk Consultant; Sr. Finance Product Analyst; Statistician; Stock Trader; Strategic Planner; Transaction Monitoring Analyst; Treasury Analyst; Treasury Control Manager; Treasury Risk Accountant; Vice President - Head of Credit Risk Management

    Consulting Firm

    Advisor; Analyst; Analytical Manager; Assistant Vice President - Financial Research; Assistant Director - Investment Banking; Associate - Corporate Valuations; Associate Actuarial Consultant; Banking Specialist; Business Analyst; Business Consultant; Chief Financial Engineer; Client Service Executive; Consultant; Consultant Manager - Risk Practice; Controller; Director - Risk Advisory Services; Executive Director - Financial Services Risk Management; Financial Analyst; Financial Engineer; Financial Risk Management Consultant; Fixed Income Consultant; Investment Consultant; Managing Director - Financial Modeling; Portfolio Strategist; President; Principal - Risk Management; Project Manager; Regional Financial Director; Research Director - Equity Research; Risk Management Specialist; Senior Auditor; Senior Consultant; Senior Engagement Manager; Senior Executive - Private Equity; Senior Financial Analyst; Senior Financial Engineer; Senior Manager - Actuarial; Technical Project Manager; Valuation Consultant; VP – Futures


    Account Specialist; Account Supervisor; Accountant; Accounting Manager; Analyst; Associate Director; Business Development Analyst; Chief Financial Officer; Chief Risk Officer; Commercial Manager; Content Specialist; Credit Analyst; Credit Risk Manager; Deputy Director; Director of Trust Management; Director - Capital Management; Executive Director - Commodity Products; Financial Analyst; Financial Controller; Financial Engineer; Financial Risk Manager; Futures Broker; Head of Group Risk Management; Insurance Risk Officer; Investment Analyst; Investment Reporting Manager; Manager - Commodity Price Risk; Manager - Risk Management & Analytics; Operations Manager; Risk Modeling Analyst; Securities Analyst; Senior Financial Analyst; Senior Financial Engineer; Senior Managing Consultant; Senior Research Analyst; Senior Trade & Credit Manager; Term Trader; Treasury Analyst


    Business Analyst; Corporate Risk Controller; Credit Risk Analyst; Director of Bond Risk Management; Director - Portfolio & Quantitative Analysis; Director - Commodity Risk; Investment Manager Lead Structure Analyst; Manager of Structuring & Pricing; Manager - Alternative Risk Techniques; Principal Analyst; Quantitative Risk Analyst; Risk Specialist Sr. - Enterprise Risk Management; Senior Credit Analyst; Senior Energy Market Analyst; Senior Quantitative Analyst; Senior Risk Specialist; Senior Structuring Analyst; Trade Control Analyst; Vice President

    Government Agency

    Actuarial Analyst; Advisor - Market operations; Asset and Liability Manager; Assistant Director; Assistant General Manager; Bank Examiner; Chief General Manager; Compliance Manager; Deputy Director - Securities and Futures Supervision; Director of Research; Economist; Financial Analyst; Head of Treasury; Internal Audit Officer; Investigator - Operations; Investment Research Officer; Investment Strategist; Junior Executive; Market and Research Analyst; Performance Analyst; Portfolio Manager; Research Assistant; Senior Credit Analyst; Senior Financial Analyst; Senior Financial Economist; Senior Quantitative Analyst; Senior Risk Officer; Senior Treasury Risk Officer; Supervisory Bank Examiner

    Independent Consultant

    Director of Research; Financial Analyst; Financial Consultant; Financial Service Manager; Managing Director - Training & Consultancy; Portfolio Manager - Investments; President; Principal; Quantitative Researcher; Risk Management Consultant; Senior Analyst - Securities & Finance; Senior Investment; Services Manager

    Insurance Firm

    Actuarial Analyst; Actuarial Associate; Actuarial Manager; Actuarial Specialist; Assistant Financial Specialist; Assistant Manager - Investment Operations; Audit Manager; Business Analyst; Chief Financial Officer; Chief Insurance Risk Officer; Compliance Officer; Consulting Actuary; Controller ALM; Director - Market Risk; Equity Analyst - Investment; Equity Manager - Investment; Financial Investment Analyst; Fixed Income Investment Analyst; Head of Insurance Risk Management; Head of Internal Audit; Head of Investment Control; Head of Structured Credit; Investment Analyst; Principal Financial Analyst; Quantitative Analyst; Quantitative Specialist; Regional Credit Analyst; Senior Actuarial Analyst; Senior Actuarial Associate; Senior Bulk Pricing Analyst; Senior Financial Analyst; Senior Investment Analyst; Senior System Developer; Senior Vice President - Credit Risk; Sr. Risk and Capital Allocation Analyst; Strategy Planner; Structured Risk Accountant

    Investment Boutique

    Analyst - Risk Management; Associate Vice President - Equity Research; Chief Operating Officer; Deputy Director General; Director - Canadian Private Debt; Finance Director; Fixed Income Strategist; Head of Business Development; Head of Risk Management; Investment Analyst; Investment Manager - Hedge Funds; Manager - Investment; Portfolio Manager; President; Quantitative Analyst; Risk Manager; Sr. System Analyst; Trader; Vice President - Investment Advisory

    Investment/Merchant Bank

    Account Manager - Alternative Investment; Accountant; Application Analyst; Assistant IT Project Manager; Associate - Credit Risk; Associate Director - Market Risk Engineering; Associate Manager - Fixed Income; Audit Manager; Bond Trader; Business Analyst; Business Unit Controller; Chief Financial Officer; Chief Operating Officer; Commodities Trader; Credit Analyst; Credit Research Analyst; Derivative Trader; Derivatives Manager - Equity Structured Products; Equity Derivatives Specialist; Executive Director - Balance Sheet Investment; Financial Analyst; Financial Controller; Financial Engineer; Fixed Income Analyst; Fund Manager; Head of Economic Capital; Head of Market Risk Control; Internal Auditor; Investment Analyst; Investment Manager; Investor Services Representative; IT Analyst; Managing Director - Derivatives Market; Market Risk Analyst; Operational Risk Analyst; Principal Investment Services Manager; Product Line Market Risk Manager; Proprietary Trader; Quant Developer; Quantitative Business Analyst; Reporting Analyst; Research Associate - Equity Research; Risk Analyst - Market Risk; Sales Trader; Senior Analyst; Senior Associate - Investment Banking; Senior Fund Analyst; Senior Money Market Dealer; Senior Quantitative Analyst; Senior Valuation Specialist; Senior Vice President & Treasurer; Structured Derivatives Advisor; Structured Product Advisor; Technical Specialist; Trade Control Analyst; Treasury Analyst

    Law Firm

    Director - Equity Sales; Financial Training Consultant; Manager - Financial Risk Management


    Associate Director - Risk Solutions; Financial Risk Specialist - Trade & Risk Management; Risk Management Executive; Senior Risk Analyst

    Professional Association

    Accountant; Assistant Actuarial Manager; Assistant Director of Membership; Assistant Manager; Associate Director; Consultant; Intangible Asset Appraiser; Internal Auditor; Lawyer; Senior Associate; Senior Manager; Vice President - Operational Risk Management

    Regulatory Body

    Assistant Director; Assistant Manager - Intermediaries Supervision; Associate - Wholesale Investment Banks; Bank Examiner; Banking Specialist - Regulation; Deputy Head - Risk Management; Director - Group Risk Management; Economist; Financial Analyst; Head of Risk Management Division - Market Operations; Referent - Banking Supervision Policy; Regulator - Fund Supervision; Research Manager; Senior Accounting Advisor; Senior Bank Examiner; Senior Financial Economist; Senior Financial Engineer; Senior Pension Investment Specialist; Senior Policy Analyst

    Retail Bank

    Assistant Head of Portfolio Management; Assistant Head of Market Risk Management; Assistant Relationship Manager; Audit Director; Audit Manager; Branch Manager; Business Analyst; Business Risk Manager; Channel Performance Officer; Cost Management Officer; Credit Manager; Credit Risk Manager; Director - Treasury; Director of Market Risk; Financial Services Officer; Head of Branch; Head of MIS Reporting and Risk; Head Risk Control; Investment Product Manager; Manager - Market Risk; Manager - Personal Financial Services; Marketing Officer; MIS Analyst; Personal Banking Representative; Portfolio Counselor; Project Manager; Relationship Manager; Risk Analyst; Risk Statistician; Senior Adviser; Senior Analyst - Market Risk; Senior Business Control Officer; Senior Credit Analyst; Senior Dealer - Treasury & Markets; Senior Quantitative Advisor; Specialist - Financial Management; Sr. Director - Product Analytics; Structured Product Manager; SVP Operational Risk Management

    Securities Firm

    Analyst - Research; Associate Director; Assistant Manager - Risk & Compliance; Assistant Vice President - Risk Management; Associate - Equity Derivatives Strategy; Associate Director - Strategic Derivatives; Associate Vice President - Product Research; Bond Trader - Fixed Income; Branch Manager - Dealing; Client Service Officer; Credit Control Officer; Deputy General Manager; Derivatives Analyst; Director of Risk Management; Equity Trader; Fixed Income Analyst; Internal Audit Manager; Investment Manager; Product Manager; Project Manager; Quantitative Analyst; Research Analyst; Researcher - Derivatives & Fixed Income; Risk Control & Compliance Officer; Senior Auditor; Technical Analyst; Technology Officer; Trader; Trading Manager

    Software Vendor

    Assistant Manager; Associate Consultant; Business Analyst; Business Development Manager; Data Analyst; Data and Financial Applications Specialist; Desktop Application Design Consultant; Executive Director; Financial Engineer; Financial Software Developer; Functional Consultant; Global Business Manager; Manager - Trade & Risk Management; Managing Director - International Research; Master Principal Solution Architect; President - Valuation Consulting; Principal Consultant; Product Specialist; Quantitative Analyst; Senior Associate; Senior Financial Analyst; Senior Financial Engineer; Senior System Architect; Support Engineer; Training Specialist; VP - Quantitative Analytics


    Business Analyst; Business Development Manager; Consultant; Corporate Development Manager; Financial Analyst; Operation Manager; Principal - Banking & Capital Markets; Product Support Analyst; Project Manager; Researcher; Sr. Financial Analyst; Sr. Technical Manager; Stock Trading System Manager; VP - Model Development

    If your job title is not present in the following list, send your CV/resume to If your designation is present in the above table, you can goto GARP’s Website.

    GARP, after processing your work experience, will mail the certificate to you. In case you don’t receive the certificate, you have to pay a $100 fee for re-issual. The same goes for duplicate certificate in case of a certificate that is lost by a already GARP member.

    2014 Certificate Distribution Schedule:

    Window to submit CV/Resume Certificate Mailing Date

    December 21, 2013 - March 31, 2014

    April 15, 2014

    April 1 - June 20, 2014

    June 30, 2014

    June 21 - September 19, 2014

    September 30, 2014

    September 20 - December 19, 2014

    December 31, 2014


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