GARP, FRM Exam is to be held on November 20, 2010. The registeration for the exam is started from 1st June, 2010.

This time GARP has introduced a new exam format, with the exam consisting of two parts. Both the parts have different format and structure in terms of fees, syllabus and topics covered. Passing in the first part is mandatory for Part 2 to be graded. If a candidate fails in part 1, part 2 will not be graded. Hence, next time if the candidate re registers he has to enroll for both the parts.

Part1 Details
Total Number of Questions 100 MCQ’s,
Time 4 hour

Topics with weightage

Foundation of Risk Management 20%
Quantitative Analysis 20%
Financial Markets and Products 30%
Valuation and Risk Models 30%

Part 2 details
Total Number of Questions 80 MCQ’s,
Time 4 hour

Topics with weightage

Market risk Measurement and Management 25%
Credit risk Measurement and Management 25%
Operational and Integrated Risk Management 15%
Current issues in Financial Market 10%

Results will be declared on January 4, 2011.

To get FRM certification, passing both the parts is mandatory.

For other important details and frequently asked questions about FRM 2010 can be checked from GARP FAQ.

Material for FRM preparation from Pristine can be accessed from