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What is CFA?
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is one of the most sought after designations for investment professionals. However, becoming a CFA charter holder is not for the faint-hearted nor the uninterested. The journey to becoming a CFA charter holder is long, and it tests not only your knowledge of the subject but also your endurance, diligence, and will. According to the CFA Institute, the current program is best described as a self-study, distance-learning program that takes a generalist approach to investment analysis, valuation and portfolio management, and emphasizes the highest ethical and professional standards.
The CFA program consists of three exams: CFA Level I, Level II and Level III. As a CFA candidate, you are required to pass each of these exams and you must meet certain work requirements as set out by the CFA Institute. In 2018 the passing rate for the Level I exam is 43%.
The 5 Steps of the CFA Program
To be eligible to register for the CFA program, you should either be/have any one of the following:
You can easily register for the CFA exam through the website— www.cfainstute.org
Note- You should have a valid international passport to register for the CFA program
This is how you arm yourself for the exam. No worries, through comprehensive exam/study materials, online mock tests, and detailed guidance, we would enhance your knowledge and empower you to be CFA-perfect.
There are 3 levels of the entire program and you can take the exam from anywhere in the world
To become a Charterholder of the CFA program, you must adhere to the following—
Things to Know about CFA Level 1
This exam focuses to test the basic knowledge on tools and concepts of investment valuation and portfolio management.It includes 240 questions, divided equally between 2 sessions with 3 hour time period for each session. The exam is held twice year- June and December. To summarise—
Session Time Limit: Morning Time Session (9 AM- 12 PM)
Afternoon Session (2PM- 5PM)
Format: Morning Session (120 MCQs)
Afternoon Session (120 MCQs)
Passing Score: Percentile grading
Passing Rate: As of June 2018, Level 1 passing rate is 43%
Cost: Examination Fees
Exam Periods: June and December
Exam Results: Usually provided within 90 days
Topic wise weights:
|1||Ethical and Professional Standards||15%|
|4||Financial Reporting and Analysis||15%|
What ULURN Brings to the Table: CFA Level 1
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If you choose download link, then a Google drive link will be shared with you via mail. You are required to download the video content including the software folder through the link. The email accompanying the Google drive link comprehensively details the download process.
If you chose Student to provide Hard disk option, then you are required to courier the hard disk to SSEI Kolkata office. Once the hard disk is received at SSEI Kolkata office, the videos relevant to your course are uploaded on the hard disk and shipped to you along-with books and software dongle.
If you choose HDD (Hard Disk) option, then we will purchase a fresh hard disk for you, upload all the video content that is ready relevant to your course and ship to your address along-with books and software dongle. The hard disk procured is generally either of the two: 1TB Seagate / WD Elements.
Also, please note that we strongly discourage getting the player software installation done on office laptop for watching the classes. If a student however still goes ahead and gets the software installation done on his / her office laptop, he or she would alone be responsible for the playing of video classes and the experience there in. SSEI would not be held accountable for the same and accordingly no application for refund or partial refund of the amount paid would be tenable.
Initially internet with good bandwidth (2 MBPS or more) is required for about 15-20 minutes for the software player installation. The installation process takes place remotely through Team Viewer, AnyDesk or any other remote desktop access software.
Once the player software installation is done, to play the videos, limited internet connectivity is required. When you open media player first 1-2 minutes’ internet connection required (you can also use mobile hotspot for this). But after that full video is offline.
Minimum download speed required is 1MBPS. Further, unlimited internet is required. Accordingly, use of mobile hotspot for the download process is not recommended.