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CFA® Program

(Chartered Financial Analyst)

Preparatory Program for CFA® Exam is an in-depth, exam focused and easy to learn training program for candidates to gain a clear understanding of the CFA® Program concepts. Based on real world case studies and examples, the program helps students pass the exams in the first attempt. Being a globally recognized qualification, CFA® Program is considered as the highest standard of professional excellence in Finance, and Level I is your first step towards achieving the CFA® Charter.

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What is CFA® Program?

CFA® Program is offered by the CFA Institute, United States. There are over 170,000 Charter Holders across 165+ countries. CFA course trains the candidate in all the aspects of finance, be it analysis, estimating, or forecasting the future performance of the company, or financial and portfolio management. CFA® Charter is considered the highest designation in the finance industry. CFA® Program provides extensive knowledge in the field of finance thus making it the best career choice for Finance aspirants.

CFA® Program: What is it about?

The CFA course covers ten key areas that include ethical and professional standards, quantitative methods, economics, financial reporting and analysis as per international standards, analysis of taxes, debt, global operations, corporate finance, equity investments, an equity portfolio, and performance measurements, fixed income, alternative investments in real estate, private equity, commodities, portfolio management, and wealth planning.

The CFA® course consists of three levels- Level I, Level II and Level III.

Level I CFA® Program introduces various topics like equity, derivatives, etc., which are eventually used for creating portfolios. Level I CFA® Exam is offered in February, May, August, and November. It has 180 MCQs (90 questions, 2 sessions - 2 hours 15 min each).

Level II CFA® Program emphasizes on the application of various tools like quantitative analysis, portfolio analysis for doing asset valuation. Level II CFA® Exam is offered in May and August and has 88 MCQs (44 questions, 2 sessions - 2 hours 15 min each).

Level III CFA® Program focuses on Portfolio Management and different strategies for creating specific portfolios for individuals and institutions. Level III CFA® Exam is offered in May and November. It has 9 - 12 essay type questions and 44 MCQs (2 sessions - 2 hours 15 min each).

CFA® Program: Whom is it meant for?

CFA® Program Duration

It takes a minimum of 2 years to cover all the three levels of the CFA® Program. EduPristine provides training for CFA course in Online, Classroom and Self Study format. Students can opt for Full time training or part time training as per their convenience.

CFA® Program Eligibility

To be eligible for the CFA course, the candidate:

CFA® Program Registrations & Exam

For latest Exam Fee and Exam Dates, please visit CFA Exam Updates

Here is how we prepare you for CFA® Program

Disciplined and Exam-focused training

  • Classroom/Live Online/Self-Study training
  • Training by experienced professionals
  • Exam-oriented content
  • Access to exclusive HD video recordings
  • Mock exams for practice
  • Dedicated discussion forum
  • Exam focused Crash Course

Soft Skills Training

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Importance of listening
  • The art of questioning
  • Self-introduction
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management
  • Emotional intelligence

Exam and Market Ready

  • Frequent job updates
  • Customized career guidance
  • Interview skills workshop
  • Resume preparation assistance
  • Career Services

CFA® Program Preparatory Training

Level I CFA

Level I CFA® Program Training

First of the three exams, it focuses on investment valuation, regulations & auditing

Level II CFA

Level II CFA® Program Training

The second exam focuses mainly on financial reporting, fixed income and equity investments

Level I CFA

Weekday Batch The Weekday batch is suitable for non-working candidates since the lectures are conducted between Monday to Friday. The Weekday batch is a rigorous training course and is suitable for someone with no knowledge of the subject.


  • Classroom Training - (Available in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, and Hyderabad only)
  • Live Virtual Classes - (Available for students all over India)

Weekend Batch The Weekend batch is suitable for working professionals, who work on weekdays and can study on the weekend, and for Freshers as well who wish to manage studies over the weekend.


  • Classroom Training - (Available in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, and Hyderabad only)
  • Live Virtual Classes - (Available for students all over India)


The Self-Study training is suitable for candidates with a background in Accounting and Finance like B.Com, MBA in Finance, etc. Candidates who wish to study without much faculty intervention and guidance can opt for the Self-Study training program.

Level II CFA

Weekend Batch Only


  • Classroom Training - (Available in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, and Hyderabad only)
  • Live Virtual Classes - (Available for students all over India)

CFA® Program Curriculum

Economics »

Financial Reporting and Analysis »

Corporate Finance »

Equity Investments »

Fixed Income »

Derivatives »

Alternative Investments »

Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning »

EduPristine is an Approved Prep Provider (APP) of the CFA Institute. Being an approved preparatory training provider, EduPristine has access to exclusive CFA® Program material by the CFA Institute which adds to the quality of the training thus differentiating us from the Unapproved Training Providers.

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What EduPristine is known for:

EduPristine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. Adtalem is a $1.2 billion (INR 7560 crores) company that has eight institutions and companies with more than 16,000 employees spread across 145 locations. Adtalem takes pride in training 142,000 degree-seeking students all over the world. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. EduPristine is one of India's leading training providers in Accounting and Finance. Founded in 2008, EduPristine has a strong online platform and network of classrooms across India and caters to self-paced learning and online learning, in addition to classroom learning....

CFA Course: CFA Course Details, Eligibility, Fees, Duration, Syllabus

EduPristine provides CFA course training in Classroom format, Online format and Self Study format for all CFA course exams - Ethical and Professional Standards, Corporate Finance, Economics, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Quantitative Methods, Alternative Investments, Derivatives, Equity Investments, Fixed Income, Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning. Students can find the CFA course details like CFA course eligibility, CFA course duration, CFA course syllabus, CFA course fees on the CFA course page. Students can also contact us for Free Counselling to get all the CFA course details and CFA course training offerings at EduPristine.

CFA® Program (Chartered Financial Analyst) is offered by the CFA Institute based in the United States. The CFA Institute consists of more than 170,000 CFA charter holders spread across 165 countries. A CFA certification is considered the highest designation in the finance industry. It is a highly respected designation globally, and major companies prefer CFAs over other finance professionals.

Below are the CFA course details for students who want to pursue CFA course in India

  • CFA Course Eligibility:
    • Candidates and enroll for the Level I CFA after Graduation or in the third year of Graduation. Students have to clear Level I CFA exam to be eligible for Level II CFA exam.
  • CFA Course Duration:
    • It takes 2 years to complete the entire CFA course. Each Level of CFA takes a minimum of 6 months for preparation.
  • CFA Course Syllabus:
    • The below topics are covered in each Level of the CFA course 
      1. Ethical and Professional Standards
      2. Corporate Finance, Economics
      3. Financial Reporting and Analysis
      4. Quantitative Methods
      5. Alternative Investments
      6. Derivatives
      7. Equity Investments
      8. Fixed Income
      9. Portfolio Management
      10. Wealth Planning

The weightage of each topic changes with the Level of the CFA exam.

EduPristine offers CFA course in 6 cities including Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pune in Classroom format. EduPristine also provides CFA course in India through Live Online Classes.

  • Professional Certification courses like CFA are in high demand with working professionals. 
  • With the changing study patterns and feasibility, Online Certification courses are a preferred choice among the majority. 
  • There are several certification courses in Accounts that provide expertise in the domain and an opportunity for a global career in accountancy. Students can pursue these online certification courses in India through registered trainers and officially approved centres.

EduPristine provides Placement Assistance by updating candidates on the available CFA Job Opportunities after CFA course completion. EduPristine’s Career Services helps students build confidence and find the right job opportunities in the desired field through Soft Skills Training, Resume Building Training and other skill enhancing training.

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