CFA 2019

Exam Date : June 15, 2019 To June 16, 2019
Result Date : August 6, 2019

CFA 2019: Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Application, Syllabus, Results

Introduction to CFA 2019 

  • About CFA: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is a professional credential offered internationally by the American-based CFA Institute to investment and financial professionals.

  • Area of Concern: The program covers a broad range of topics relating to investment management, financial analysis, quantitative analysis, equities, fixed income and derivatives, and provides a generalist knowledge of other areas of finance.

  • Conducting Body: CFA examination will be conducted by CFA Institue.

  • Level of Exam: CFA is an International Level exam. In India, it is conducted in Four cities New Dehli, Banglore, Kolkata and Mumbai.

  • CFA Pattern: Examination is conducted Twice a year in Three Levels (Level-I, Level-II, Level-II).

CFA 2019 Highlights

Exam Name

Chartered Financial Analyst



Conducting Body

CFA Institue




Twice a Year




90 mins




to grant ‘CFA charter’ to investment and financial professionals

Course Offered

CFA Programme

Official Website

CFA Institute


CFA 2019 Important Dates:

  • CFA Exam includes Three Series of Exam: Level-I, Level-II, Level-III.

  • Registration: For all the Three Levels of Exam in June-2019, Registration starts from August 15, 2018

  • Admit Card: The Admit Cards can be downloaded from March 15, 2019

  • Examination Dates: Level-II and Level-III exam will be held on June 15, 2019   and Level-I exam will be held on June 16, 2019.

CFA 2019 Schedule and Dates

June 2019 exam registration opens

August 15, 2018 

The first deadline to request disability accommodations

15 October 2018

Early registration fee deadline

17 October 2018

Standard registration fee deadline

13 February 2019

The second deadline to request disability accommodations

18 February 2019

Final (late) registration fee deadline

March 13, 2019 

Final deadline to request disability accommodations

18 March 2019

Availability of Admission Ticket

March 15, 2019 

Deadline for submission of test centre change requests

11 June 2019

Exam Date: Level-I and Level-II

June 15, 2019 

Exam Date: Level I

June 16, 2019 


August 6, 2019 

CFA 2019 Exam Pattern

  • The examination is conducted for 6 hours per day and 3 hours per session.

  • CFA exam is conducted in two sessions per day, Morning session is of 3 hours from 9 am to 12 pm similarly, the Afternoon session is also 3 hours from 2 pm to 5 pm.

Level of Exam No.of Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ's) Duration of Examination Morning Session
Afternoon Session
Level-I 240 3 hours 120 Questions are to be answered  120 Questions are to be answered
Level-II 120 3 hours  10 set of 6 Questions in each set  10 set of 6 Questions in each set 
Level-III 120  3 hours  60 Questions   60 Questions 

CFA 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for any Candidate to apply the CFA Exam,

  • Level-I Eligibility Criteria:

    • The candidate shall pursue in Final Year of any Bachelor Degree Program.

    • The candidate shall also be a Bachelor Degree holder.

    • The candidate shall have Work Experience of 4 years or a combination of work and college that totals four years.

  • Level-II Eligibility Criteria: 

    • Candidate should have a Bachelor Degree.

    • A candidate shall have Work Experience of 4 years or a combination of work and college that totals four years.

  • Level-III Eligibility Criteria:

    • Candidate should have a Bachelor Degree.

    • Candidates should clear Level-I and Level-II exams.

CFA 2019 Application Process

  • Online Application: Candidates who meet the eligibility Criteria can apply for CFA examination.

    • Create a login account with your email ID.

    • Candidate needs to enter their name, email ID, password, and enter a security question.

    • After creating an account, Candidate can log in and fill up the form providing all the required information.

CFA 2019 Application Form

  • Registration fee: Registration fee

  • Fee Payment Process

    • Fee payment can be made online with the help of a Credit card: American Express, Diner’s Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay, or Visa

    • Offline payment can be made through wire transfer, ACH, check money order, or postal order.

    • Receipt of payment of the fees will be emailed to the candidates.

  • Enrollment and Registration fee


Before early fee Deadline

Before Standard fee Dead Line


Before Late Fee Dead Line



CFA Program Enrollment Fee


INR 32,065

INR 32,065

INR 32,065


CFA Exam Registration Fee


INR 46,316

INR 67,692

INR 98331

CFA 2019 Exam Centre 

  • CFA in an International wide examination, CFA 2019 exam in India will be conducted in Banglore, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Dehli.

  • Institute will assign a test centre to candidates taking into account their requested exam location based on availability.

  • CFA Institute will make effort to place candidates in the test centre location as requested however, space considerations may require placing some candidates at alternate sites.

  • If Candidate needs a visa to travel to a distant test centre, its candidates' responsibility to make arrangements well in advance.

  • Final test centre confirmation will be displayed on candidates exam Admission card, available several weeks prior to the exam.

CFA 2019 Admit Card

  • Candidates shall be allowed to the exam hall if he/she has a valid, unexpired, international travel passport (review the Identification Policy) and a valid exam admission ticket.

  • For June 15, 2019  and June 16, 2019 exam, the admission card will be available from March 15, 2019 

  • Access Admit Card: Before viewing the admission card, candidates will be prompted to read and agree to the conditions, requirements, policies, and procedures for the CFA exam. 

  • Print Admit Card: Candidate shall take print of Admit Card on clean, unused paper. Candidate must not write on the front or back of your exam admission ticket at any time.

  • Review Your Ticket: Make sure printed admit card displays all the information correctly,

    • CFA Institute ID number.

    • Last four characters of passport number.

    • Name as it appears in your CFA Institute account.

    • Passport expiration date.

    • The name, date, and location of the test centre where is it assigned to take the exam

  • Confirm or Update Name or Passport Information: The information on admit card reflects CFA records. If the information does not exactly match what appears on valid, unexpired, international travel passport, the candidate will not be permitted to sit for the exam and will forfeit the registration fee.

  •  Login to confirm or update the information: To update information in an account,

    • Submit the Identification Information.

    • Login and make the changes.

    • Submit or Update the changes.

  • Remember: Reprint the admit card after updating the information. 

CFA 2019 Syllabus 

CFA 2019 Level-I Syllabus

Subjects Weightage
Ethical and Professional Standards 15%
Quantitative Methods
Economics 10%
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Corporate Finance
Equity Investments 11%
Fixed Income 11%
Derivatives 6%
Alternative Investments 6%
Portfolio Managemen 6%

CFA 2019 Level-II Syllabus

Subjects Weightage
Ethical and Professional Standards 10%-15%
Quantitative Methods
Economics 5%-10%
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Corporate Finance
Equity Investments 10%-15%
Fixed Income 10%-15%
Derivatives 5%-10%
Alternative Investments 5%-10%
Portfolio Managemen 5%-15%

CFA 2019  Level-III Syllabus

Subjects Weightage
Ethical and Professional Standards 10%-15%
Economics 5%-10%
Equity Investments 10%-15%
Fixed Income 15%-20%
Derivatives 5%-10%
Alternative Investments 5%-10%
Portfolio Managemen


CFA 2019 Results

  • Each candidate who appears for a CFA Program exam is provided with a "pass" or "did not pass" exam result as well as detailed information on their performance.

  • After each exam, the CFA Institute Board of Governors sets the minimum passing score (MPS) for each level.

  • The results will be available for download on the official website for about a year.

  • After candidates receive their exam result, they may register for the next exam.

  • After that, the candidate will have to request an official letter. This letter will be confirming their "pass" or "did not pass" status, but their topic area performance summary will no longer be available.

  • Detailed exam scores and responses to exam questions, however, are not shared with the candidates as CFA Institute officially owns them.

  • Level, I and Level II candidates, will be able to see their result within 60 days of the exam and for Level III candidates within 90 days.

  • Candidates can check results on August 6, 2019 on CFA Official website.

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