CFA Level III is the last of the three exams conducted by the CFA Institute. Level III explores portfolio management in great depth. As a CFA Level III candidate, the student is just an examination away from successfully completing the academic requirement to obtain the coveted CFA designation. The student must demonstrate working knowledge of the portfolio management process, from defining investor constraints and objectives to calculating the risk return tradeoff to making asset-allocation decisions.
|Session Time Limit:||Morning Session (9am to 12 noon)|
Afternoon Session (2pm to 5pm)
|Passing Score:||Percentile grading|
|Passing Rates:||As of June 2016, 52%|
|Format:||Morning Session: Essay Questions (10-15)|
Afternoon Session: Item Set (6)
|Corequisites:||In order to be conferred the CFA Charter, the student upon successful completion of the level 3, is required to have at least four years of experience in the field of investment management|
|Exam Results:||Usually provided within 90 days|
EXAM TOPIC WEIGHTS
|Topic Area||Weightage (%)|
|Ethical and Professional Standards|
|Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning|
Note: Economics Is Part of Portfolio Management at level-3
These are terms used primarily to identify the mode of delivery of video content.
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.