Chartered Financial Analyst Program

What is Chartered Financial Analyst?

The Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA) Program is a professional credential offered by the CFA Institute (formerly AIMR) to investment and financial professionals. It is a valuable profession that certifies that the person who has it is having an in-depth knowledge of security types and investment. It also includes a thorough knowledge in quantitative methodologies for analyzing securities that is assessing their value and identify-in their underlying risks.

Why CFA?

A CFA certificate is one of the highest awards conferred in the investment industry. It is an internationally recognized designation. Chartered Financial Analysts work for investment banks, mutual fund firms, hedge funds, brokerage houses, boutique money managers. The CFA designation represents the definitive mark of a competent financial analyst bound to the highest standards of ethical behavior. There are approximately 100000 charter holders worldwide. A candidate who successfully completes the program and meets other professional requirements is awarded a "CFA charter" and becomes a "CFA charter holder."

Who should do CFA?

Finance and investment professionals wanting to upgrade their skills in portfolio management, investment research, advisory services, or investment banking, and others who want to carve a niche for themselves in the field of financial accounting, management accounting, financial management (both as relevant to India and for the international scene), investment management, security evaluation, project planning, venture capital management and credit rating among other things.

How is the CFA Program Different ?

1. Most graduate school programs cover a broad range of topics; the CFA Program focuses specifically on investment knowledge.

2. The self-study format makes it easier for you to continue working full time while you earn the charter.

3. Employers know the CFA Program provides the skills needed to succeed in an investment career and that earning the CFA charter demonstrates the commitment to excellence required of today's investment professionals.

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Content Of the Program

Ethical Professional Standards

Portfolio Management & wealth Planning

Investment Tools

Quantitative Methods
Economics
Fin reporting & Analysis
                                      Corporate Finance

Asset Classes

Equity Investment
Fixed Income
Derivatives
                                      Alternative Investment

Training Fees Of the Program Including Registration Fees INR 3000 (Excluding US Examination and Registration Fees, )

  • LEVEL 1

  •     INR 25000 + Applicable Taxes

  • LEVEL 2

  •     INR 25000 + Applicable Taxes

  • LEVEL 3

  •      INR 25000 + Applicable Taxes

CFA Level-2 Cleared Students

CFA Level-2
Cleared Students

Mr. Aayush Agrawal

Mr. Devang Maheshwari

CFA Level-1
Cleared Students

Mr. Pramod Saraf

Director of Swan Finance Ltd.

Mr. Parth Nyati

Director of Swastika Investment Ltd.

Mr. Sudheer Choudhary

Research Analyst at Cognizent Technology, Pune

Ms. Divya Kapoor

Research Analyst at Exl Services Ltd,Banglore.

Ms. Prachi Jain

Pursuing CFA Level-2

Mr. Divyesh Bohra

Placed in SG Analytics, Pune

Investment Companies/Mutual Funds


25%

Broker-Dealer/Investment Banks


16%

Banks


7%

Private Clients Wealth Manager/Advisor


11%

Hedge Funds/Funds of Hedge Funds


6%

Insurance Companies


4%

Pensions and Foundations


2%

Other


29%

Eligibility

"Anyone who has completed graduation, Interested in making career in Core Finance can go for CFA .
Minimum Eligibility: Undergraduate education, A bachelor's (or equivalent) degree or be in the final year of your bachelor's degree program. "


Duration of the Program

"It takes nearly about 3 years successfully complete all the 3 Levels of the CFA exams."







Job Oppertunities

"In India generally the average salary of a qualified CFA Level - 3 is in the range of Approximate 15 to 20 lakhs per annum, and they can easily find placements in Multinational Banks, KPO's, Research House, Investment Banks etc."