Are you planning to appear for the CFA Program exam December 2018? If you are, you should take a note of all these dates that are extremely important. Add them to your Google calender,reminders,notes and wherever possible. I would suggest frame these dates on your wall. So to begin with, here is our calendar.
CFA – An Introduction
CFA is an abbreviation that stands for Chartered Financial Analyst designation which is an ace credential professional program offered globally by the American based CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) institute to investment and financial professionals.
The top employers of CFA Charter holders include JP Morgan, UBS, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and another global finance, investment, and banking firms.
The CFA program course of study is organized into three levels (Level I, Level II, and Level III) and each level requires passing a six-hour CFA exam by paying the CFA fees.
As a candidate or student, one must pay one-time program enrolment fees at the time of registering for the first Level 1 CFA Program exam. You need to pay the exam registration fees before the deadlines. The Program enrolment fee is USD 450.
CFA Program Fees (Mandatory)
There are 3 layers of fees you’ll need to pay for the exam:
One-time enrollment fee for first-timers (i.e. new CFA Level I candidate)
Registration fee for each level or retake
Curriculum fee for each level or retake
a) CFA Enrollment Fee
This is a one-time program enrollment fee of $450 when you apply for Level I exam. You don’t need to pay again for Level 2 and 3.
b) CFA Exam Fees for Registration
This CFA registration fee is the same for all three levels, but it varies depending on when you commit to the exam. You need to apply 9 months before the exam date to get the early bird discount.
As of now, the registration for the June 2018 is closed, but the registration for June 2019 exam will open in August 2018. For December 2018 CFA Exam (Level 1):
(i) the CFA FEES, the standard registration fee amounts to USD 950 (ends 15th August 2018)
(ii) late registration fees are USD 1,380 (ends 12th September, 2018.)
c) Curriculum Fee
The cost of ebooks is included in the exam fee. If you pick the print version, you’ll need to pay US$150 on top.