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• Globally recognized professional certification for banking and finance professionals by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP, USA)
• Fairly difficult and exclusive certification in the area of Finance and Risk Management
• Over 26,000 FRM charter-holders in 136 countries across the globe
• It is a two part exam conducted in the months of May and November
• Minimum Eligibility Criteria: A graduate is eligible to give the exam.
Benfits of FRM Certification
• Lucrative career options in Risk Management, Trading, Structuring, Modeling, etc. FRM holders have positions such as Chief Risk Officer, Senior Risk Analyst, Head of Operational Risk, and Director, Investment Risk Management, to name a few.
• Strong value addition to your skills, credentials and resume.
• Complete coverage of risk management concepts.
The average salary of a FRM professional is almost INR 1,000,000.
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To become a Certified FRM, candidates must meet a two year professional work experience requirement.
However, there are no educational or professional prerequisites to sit for either part of the FRM Exam. Once candidates pass both parts of the FRM Exam, they must satisfy the work experience requirement before they can become certified and use the FRM designation.
The curriculum comprises of the topic areas below, and there are two exams (parts) that test the academic portion for the FRM program. Both parts have a strong emphasis on Quants, while the material differences among the exams are:
|Subjects of FRM Part-1||Time Required for preparation||Weightage in the exam|
Foundations of Risk Management
Financial Markets and Products
Valuation and Risk Models
|Subjects of FRM Part-2||Time Required for preparation||Weightage in the exam|
Market Risk Measurement and Management
Credit Risk Measurement and management
Operational and Integrated Risk Management
Risk Management and investment Management
Current Issues in Financial Markets
FRM MAY 2016 IMPORTANT DATES
Nov’15 to Jan’16
One Time$ 300
Mar’16 to April’16
If you want to know more about the exam you can get the free comprehensive guidebook provided by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP, USA).