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How To Do CFA From India

Discussion in 'Study Lounge' started by Royaluni, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. Royaluni

    Royaluni Administrator

    CFA or chartered fianancial Analyst is one of the most trusted finance industry related course. It is offered by CFA institute, USA. CFA are in general required in whole lot of industries but investment banking, portfolio management or foreign exchange related fields have got high demands from CFAs.

    CFAs are one of the best paid professionals in the industry. With the growing economy, CFA has become a well sought degree in the Indian industrial space.


    CFA degree consists of three levels and candidates are awarded degree when they complete all these levels. Starting salary from CFA is $60000 - $ 1, 00,000.

    Eligibility for CFA
    Although a final year graduation student can apply for CFA but it is only awarded when a professional completes 4 year of working experience.

    How To Do CFA from India
    CFA is a online course where you can study from the comfort of your home. You can enroll for the CFA at their website at
    You can save some money by opting for ebook which basically means that you will get content and books in the form of pdf files and not paper books.
    As mentioned earlier, there are 3 level of exams which one has to clear in order to receive CFA degree and they are;

    Level 1 (Exam – July & December every year)
    Level 2 (Exam in June Every Year)
    Level 3 (Exam in June Every Year)

    You can appear in exam from any of the designated centers in India which you will be informed before exam. So now it is fairly easy for Indian students to appear for CFA.
    CFA is one of the toughest exam to clear with approximately only 38% of students pass it but that should not be a discouraging factor for you. It’s just that you need to remain vigilant and put constant efforts.

    Best of luck for your CFA.

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  2. ShwetambaraReddy

    ShwetambaraReddy New Member

    I too am looking forward to pursue CFA. Thanks for the info.
  3. Sally Sen

    Sally Sen New Member

    Some of the banking certification courses available are,

    FAP – Financial Analyst Program
    CIBOP – Certified Investment Banking Operations Professional
    BACP – Business Analysis Certified Professional.


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