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    guptaanil.kumar30@gmail.com
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    Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    I (anil kumar gupta) want to take admission in CFA. I want to know that is there any entrance exam which i will have to pass for taking the admission in CFA? Pease give me full information about CFA and its study material.


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    shiva636
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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    Hello friend,

    The Eligibility Required to get admission in the CFA course:

    You should Have a U.S. bachelor's (or equivalent) degree.
    Or
    Be in the final year of your bachelor degree program at the time of registration.
    Or
    You should have a four years of qualified, professional work experience.
    Or
    You should have a combination of work and college experience that totals at least four years.

    IF you are Joining in CFA you have to write A CFA exam. There are Three Exams

    Level I, Level II,Level III. CAnadidates who passed in all the three Levels are
    qualified for CFA charter.

    Syllabus for CFA:
    1)Economics

    2)Financial analysis,

    3)Portfolio management,

    4)Ethics.

    As Effective 1 January 2011 candidate should require valid international travel passport .

    For More details regarding this can log on to the official website
    http://www.cfainstitute.org/
    All The Best...




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    pradeepdeshwal3626
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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    FRIEND,



    ->CFA stands for Chartered Financial Analyst and the course is proviced by the CFA institute called The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India which was established in 1984 as a non-profit society.

    ->THE DESIGNATION OF THE CFA IN COMPANY IS:


    ->The eligibility criteria for this course is to have a bachelor degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate or a four year experience in finance sector.

    ->The course duration is two years and the course is divided as groups:

    FIRST (Ist) year:->

    Group A

    * Financial Accounting - 100 marks
    * Economics - 100 marks

    Group B

    * Quantitative Methods - 100 marks
    * Financial Management - 100 marks

    Group C

    * Financial Markets - 100 marks
    * Financial Statement Analysis - 100 marks

    SECOND (IInd) year:->

    Group D

    * Equity: Analysis & Valuation - 100 marks
    * Fixed Income Securities: Analysis & Valuation - 100 marks

    Group E

    * Derivatives: Analysis & Valuation - 100 marks
    * Portfolio Management - 100 marks

    Group F

    * Mutual and other Funds - 100 marks
    * Professional Ethics and Case Studies - 100 marks

    ->The Total marks is 1200 marks.The Examination for each subject is of 3 hours duration. Each group has two Papers of 3 hours each.

    ->To appear in the CFA exams you have to first enroll and register for the programs and submit the fees of the Enrollment.

    List of Institutions in India:

    • Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) Road No3. Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500 034.
    • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi-835 215.
    • Institute of Financial Management and Research, Nungam-bakkam, Chennai-600 034.
    • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, V.L. Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai-56.
    • S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Munshi Nagar, Andheri (W) Mumbai-400 058.
    • Somaiya Institute of Management, Vidyanagar, Mumbai-7.
    • Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubbaneshwar-751 013

    BOOK FOR CFA:



    GOOD LUCK.

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    Quote Originally Posted by guptaanil.kumar30@gmail.com View Post
    I (anil kumar gupta) want to take admission in CFA. I want to know that is there any entrance exam which i will have to pass for taking the admission in CFA? Pease give me full information about CFA and its study material.
    CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) programme has been brought into being by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.

    CFA deals with skills related to financial accounting, management accounting, financial management, investment management, security evaluation, project planning, venture capital management and credit rating among other things..

    Course Details :-
    • It's post graduate programmer for 3-year's duration.
    • The admission into CFA course is based on an entrance examinations.
    • Entrance exam is conducted 4 times a year in test centres acrosss India.
    Examination Pattern and syllabus covered:-

    Entrance Exam consist of 3 levels consisting of following Topics :--
    • Level I (100- Marks) :-
      • 1. Financial markets and other financial instruments
        2. Corporate finance
        3. Analysis of financial statement
        4. Quantitative methods of investment analysis"
    • Level II (100- Marks) :-
      • 1 Analysing equity and fixed-income securities and other financial investments
        2 Evaluating alternative investment choices
        3 Making investment proposals
        4 Estimating expected investment return on investment and risks
    • Level III (100- Marks):-
      • 1 Corporate finance
        2 Financial statements analysis
        3 Ethical and professional standards
        4 Quantitative methods
        5 Economics
        6 Analysis of financial instruments
        7 Analysis of alternative investments
        8 Portfolio management
    Eligibility criteria Required to Appear in Written Examination :
    • Students should have completed CA, CWA, M.S. (Finance), M.A. (Economics), M.S. (Accounting), M. Sc. (Stats) and MBA (Finance)
    • Students pursuing final year of his graduation are also eligible.
    Fees Structure:

    It's about Rs 40,000/- to Rs 45,000/- per year

    Study material :-
    • Mccaulay's Cfa Level I Sample Exam by Philip Martin McCaulay
    • Investments: Analysis And Management, by Charles P. Jones
    • Cfa 100 Success Secrets by Korbin Howard
    • Examwise Volume 1 CFA by Cfa Jane Vessey, Jane Vessey, CFA Pamilih

    regards
    ~ASHISH~

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    This course is conducted by the ICFAI. This course is best suited for those interested in working in the finance field. After this you will have options like working as a credit analyst, business analyst, in the trading department in various financial institution etc. There is no entrance exam to join for this course. You can apply once you complete your graduation. You need to certified copy of the same to the institute. You can visit the ICFAI site for the details on the course.

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?



    The CFA is a self-study programme. You must be a graduate to be eligible for CFA. It has three levles of exam. In order to get certify as CFA you need to pass all three levels of exams alongwith some work experience as ask by the council.

    To become a CFA charterholder :

    Enter the CFA Program
    Program entrance requirements :
    • Have a bachelor's (or equivalent) degree
    • or be in the final year of your bachelor's degree program at the time of registration
    • or have four years of professional work experience (does not have to be investment related)
    Course of study
    • Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK)
    • Practice Analysis
    • Curriculum
    • Sample and Mock Exams

    Study for and pass the three levels of exams

    Become a regular member of CFA Institute

    Maintain your charterholder status


    India is a member of CFA. India Association of Investment Professionalsis a member Society of CFA Institute.

    It has four branches in four cities of India. You may get in touch with any of these :

    Kasbah Restaurant
    N-2, Greater Kailash
    Part I, New Delhi 110048
    Tel:011-41635000

    Touche Diner
    3rd Floor, #762,
    Above Reid & Taylor Showroom,
    100 Feet Road,
    Indira Nagar, Bangalore

    Quality Inn Sabari
    No. 29, Thirumalai Pillai Road,
    T.Nagar, Chennai 600 017

    Sunville Banquet Hall
    2nd Floor, Orchid
    Annie Besant Road,
    Above Fantasy Chocolates
    (Opp. India and Beyond Restaurant)
    Worli, Mumbai.
    Tel: 022 2497 8082

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    Is there any admission test to get in S.P. jain college for CFA??
    thanks

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    chada.rajashekar
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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    hai friend...CFA (charted financial accounts)
    The C.F.A Course is divided into three levels namely ,
    --Foundation examination
    --Intermediate examination
    --Final examination
    you should have a minimum percentage of 55%.
    The examinations are generally conducted on Sundays in January, April, July and October..
    check the website for further assistance.....ALL THE BEST

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    Quote Originally Posted by guptaanil.kumar30@gmail.com View Post
    I (anil kumar gupta) want to take admission in CFA. I want to know that is there any entrance exam which i will have to pass for taking the admission in CFA? Pease give me full information about CFA and its study material.



    ICFA Stands for { Charted Financial Analyst } It is an professional course . The duration of the course is for four years and the course is divided into three levels . The charted financial analyst having the great job opportunity aboard and there are get higher paid salary profession . The charted financial analyst may find job in Multinational companies and Multi currency trading .

    ICFA course is divided into three levels namely ,

    • Foundation course
    • Intermediate course
    • Final course


    >> you should be qualified in 12th in any stream with good percentage of marks from recognized university . if your qualified in degree then you should directly apply for intermediate course .

    >> you also should also face entrance conducted by the institution . you must must have knowledge in economics and statistics then only it is easy to clear the course . you should have updating knowledge in current affairs in financial marks and stock exchange markets . you must have fluency in english.

    Syllabus For The C.F.A Course :

    • Corporate Finance
    • Financial Markets
    • Financial Instrument
    • Analyst of Financial Statement
    • Making Invest Proposal
    • Analyst of Alternative Proposal
    • Portfolio Management
    • Economics
    • Quantitative Method
    • Ethical and Professional Standard
    • Indian Economic
    • International Economics


    Job Opportunity for the C.F.A Course :

    • Banking Sectors
    • Financial organisation
    • insurance sectors
    • Financial Officer
    • Credit and Cash Manager
    • Insurance Manager
    • Financial Controller
    • Treasurer

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    I (anil kumar gupta) want to take admission in CFA. I want to know that is there any entrance exam which i will have to pass or taking the admission in CFA? Pease give me full information about CFA and its study material.

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    CFA (charted financial accounts)
    The C.F.A Course is divided into three levels namely ,
    --Foundation examination
    --Intermediate examination
    --Final examination
    you should have a minimum percentage of 55%.
    The examinations are generally conducted on Sundays in January, April, July and October..
    check the website for further assistance.

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    CFA (charted financial accounts)
    The C.F.A Course is divided into three levels namely ,
    --Foundation examination
    --Intermediate examination
    --Final examination
    you should have a minimum percentage of 55%.
    The examinations are generally conducted on Sundays in January, April, July and October..
    check the website for further assistance...

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    Hieeeee


    The Eligibility Criteria for CFA course is --

    You should behaving a bachelor's degree or equivalent.If you are in final year of your degree then also you can apply.

    You should have a four years of qualified, professional work experience.


    IF you are Joining in CFA you have to write A CFA exam.

    There are Three Exams for it

    Level I

    Level II

    Level III


    You need to clear all the three level exam then only you can qualify for CFA charter.

    Syllabus :

    1)Economics

    2)Financial analysis,

    3)Portfolio management,

    4)Ethics.

    Their official website is :


    http://www.cfainstitute.org/


    Best of luck

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    is there any enterence exam for cfa ?

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    is there any enterence exam for cfa ?

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    Re: Is there any entrance exam to take admission for CFA Course? Provide me details about CFA Course?

    Hi,

    Reg:CFA Course
    I completed my B.com with 42%,M.com with 48% & MBA (Finance) with 63% through distance mode and i had 7 years exp. in Infrastructure finance.Hence my request is to i will eligible for CFA course or not?

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