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The CFA® is a series of three rigorous exams that must be passed sequentially. The right to use the CFA® designation is only granted once a member has passed all three exams and satisfied work experience requirements as specified by the Institute.


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Our online study notes and video lessons summarize each LOS of the CFA® Program curriculum with questions that facilitate the assimilation of the hardest concepts. The amount of information to understand can be overwhelming, so we’ve produced comprehensive study notes in an easy-to-read format to help you learn efficiently and effectively.

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Performance tracking is part of our complete set of analytics tools that gives you invaluable insights into your performance, including the ability to compare your results with more than 50,000 users worldwide. Adjust your study plan according to the given results and improve your performance by revising the topics that you need to master.

Customizable Quizzes & Mock Exams

Increase the difficulty by creating an unlimited amount of quizzes and mixing up the different topics with a global timer. You can also challenge yourself with mock exams designed to mimic what you are going to face at the end of your marathon. These are available in computer-based testing (CBT) format or printable PDFs.

Question Banks

Our exam-style question bank only question bank is the highest-rated amongst program candidates. It includes high-quality questions that replicate the difficulty of the actual CFA® exam you are studying for. It is based on subjects in the curriculum to help you assess your strengths and weaknesses. Available online and in PDF format.

FAQs about the CFA® Exam

When can I sit CFA exams?

Level I exams are given four times a year, in February, May, August, and November. Level II exams are given twice a year, in May and August. Level III exams are given twice a year, in May and November.

What are the costs to becoming a CFA charterholder?

There is a one-time fee of USD 450 to enter into the CFA Program. Then, each exam costs between USD 650 (early registration) and USD 1,380 (late registration) to sit.

What experience do I need to register?

You need to be in your final year of college, have a college degree, or have four years of professional experience.

How do I become a CFA charterholder?

Compliance starts with current and newly registered IARs in states that have adopted the Model Rule with an effective date of January 1, 2022. The rule applies to all registered IARs of both state-registered and federal covered investment advisers.

You need to have passed all three levels of the CFA examinations and 4 years of work experience in the investment industry.

How much study time is required for each exam?

Candidates spent 308 hours on average to prepare for the exams. The average time spent on each exam level is as follows: Level I – 287 hours; Level II – 315 hours; Level III – 327 hours

What are the pass rates for CFA exams?

Here are the latest pass rates: Level I – 45%; Level II – 45%; Level III – 56%

How much does a CFA charterholder make?

The median salary for CFA charterholder in the USA is approximately $86k.

What is the minimum passing score?

The minimum passing score (MPS) for each level of the exam is determined by the CFA Institute each year after the administration of the exams. The MPS has never been released.

When will I know if I passed the exam?

60 days after the exam for levels I and II, 90 days for Level III.

How to crack the CFA exam?

● Start your prep early. The CFA exams are a marathon and require an extreme level of dedication.
● Go through your notes at least twice. The first time around, you learn the concepts, but the second time you read the notes, you solidify your understanding of the CFA Program curriculum.
● Pay attention to CFA exam weightings. For example, the Level I exam puts a lot of weight on Ethical and Professional Standards and a lot less on Alternative Investments.
● Always use end-of-chapter practice questions and AnalystPrep quizzes. The CFA Institute does not give out a lot of information. Therefore, you should supplement your studies with a QBank to better your chances of passing the exam.
● Be sure to take at least five mock exams. Time yourself and try to answer as many questions as possible in the three-hour timeframe given to you. Then, spend extra time reviewing your wrong answers and going back to the Study Notes if required.

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