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KNOW ABOUT THE CFA ONLINE EXAM PREPARATION!



cfa level 1 syllabus pdf, free cfa level 1 mock exams


ELIGIBILITY FOR CFA LEVEL 1 :

Candidates who are willing to pursue CFA level 1 must follow with the eligibility criteria. The eligibility of the CFA programme is as follows :

  1. 1.  To apply for this exam, one must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any field.
  2. 2. A candidate in the final year of Bachelor’s programme at the time of registration can also apply for the CFA programme.
  3. 3. Applicants need to have at least 4 years of work experience.  

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CFA Level 1 Exam Structure

  • 1. CFA level 1 exam consists of 180 multiple choice questions. It is split into 2 equal sessions. Each session with 90 questions.
  • 2. There is an optional break between sessions. Candidates must take both sessions in order to receive an exam result.
  • 3. Topics are divided into 4 groups: (I) Ethics, (II) Investment Tools, (III) Corporate Finance and Portfolio Management, and (IV) Investment Assets.
  • 4. In exam, questions may be shuffled within a group.

SESSION 1

  • 1. Group I, Ethics (28 questions)
  • 2. Group II, Investment Tools: Quantitative Methods + Economics + FRA (18 + 18 + 26 questions)
  • 3. Group I + Group II = 90 multiple-choice (a-b-c) questions
  • 4. Time: 135 min
  • 5. Average Time Per Question = 1.5 min

SESSION 2

  • 1. Group III, Corporate Finance + Portfolio Management (16 + 14 questions)
  • 2. Group IV, Investment Assets: Equities + Fixed Income + Derivatives + Alternative Investments (20 + 20 + 10 + 10 questions)
  • 3. Group III + Group IV = 90 multiple-choice (a-b-c) questions
  • 4. time: 135 min
  • 5. Average Time Per Question = 1.5 min

TOTAL NO. OF QUESTIONS = 2 x 90 = 180 multiple-choice questions

TOTAL TESTING TIME = 2 x 135 min = 4 hrs 30 min

  • Since exam is held in CBT (Computer Based Testing) mode Results would be faster than paper-based format (i.e. less than 60 days)​
  • If a candidate fails in this Level 1, the earliest he/she can retake the exam with a minimum of 6 months gap.

CFA Level 1 Topic Weights

CFA LEVEL 1 SYLLABUS PDF WITH WEIGHTAGE :

Download CFA Level 1 Official Syllabus Copy with weights from link given below









PAPER PATTERN OF CFA LEVEL 1 :

 

List of topics covered in CFA Level 1 are as follows:

  • Financial reporting analysis
  • Ethics
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Fixed income analysis
  • Equity Investment
  • Economics
  • Corporate finance
  • Portfolio management and wealth planning
  • Derivatives
  • Alternative investment

PREPARATION OF CFA LEVEL 1 :

Before going to online preparation, set your mind as this is your last chance to qualify for the CFA Level 1 exam. You will never be getting it after that. Remember, CFA Level 1 demands substantial efforts so don’t leave a single effort from your side.  Use this “Prepare, Practice and Perform” methodology. We have designed online study material to help you prepare for the CFA Level 1 exam. Here we have following online preparation steps for CFA Level 1 exam:

1. Download CFA Level 1 syllabus and divide your time on the priority basis so that you can give more time on your weak topics which have been included in CFA Level 1 syllabus. sample

2. Find previous years online question papers and practice questions for preparation of CFA Level 1 exam.

3. Participate in the Online Mock Test to have an idea about CFA Level 1 paper pattern and to convert weak points into strong points. 

4. Don’t invite procrastination and lack of motivation while revising CFA Level 1 important study points. Revision is necessary.