Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is a professional qualification in Finance offered by CFA Institute worldwide. Candidates who vie for CFA Certificate need to qualify in three levels of examination conducted by CFA Institute in the areas related accounting, economics, ethics, money management and security analysis. A CFA certificate is passport to work in finance industry. Because of industrialization and globalization competent CFAs are in high demand in India.
Candidates who hold a bachelor degree can opt for CFA program. CFA institute asks for minimum 48 months experience in finance and investment for enrollment.
CFA is a self study program; candidates do not require attending regualar classes. Exam is distributed over 3 years. Candidates can write one exam in a year. The program is extremely beneficial for new entrants in finance and investment fields, people who wish to switch over jobs from other fields to investment and finance and increasing skills and professionalism in people working in finance and investment domain.
A CFA qualification prepares you better for today’s volatile market. Industry employers recognize CFA professionals ahead of other professionals in the field. CFA program put emphasis in developing practical knowledge and skills immediately employable in job market.
CFA is a three level examination:
Level I exams are held in June and December. Levels II and III are only offered in June.
You need rigorous preparation for qualifying in each level. Successful candidates spend 300 hours for CFA preparation an average per level; though there no fixed criteria and preparation levels depend on academic background and personal intelligence. CFA qualification is globally recognized. Today there are nearly 90000 CFA professionals working in 130 countries around the globe.
If you are graduate with three year experience in finance and investment CFA is Hot Career Choice for you.
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