CFA-Level 1

Exam Structure and Timing

Structure: The Level I exam consists of 240 multiple choice questions, split between two 3-hour sessions. Candidates must attend both sessions.

  • Morning session (3 hours): 120 multiple choice questions, covering all topics
  • Afternoon session (3 hours): 120 multiple choice questions, covering all topics

The Chartered Financial Analyst Program (CFA®), administered by the CFA® Institute, offers a graduate-level curriculum and examination program designed to expand your working knowledge and practical skills related to investment decision-making

This CFA® Level 1 Training course (160+ hours of Live classes) provides you with an excellent opportunity to equip exceptionally well for the CFA® exam and pass the exam in your first attempt

About CFA Level 1 Program

Exam: The CFA® Program consists of a series of three examinations (Levels I, II, and III)

CFA® Exam Dates: CFA® Level 1 – conducted twice in a year (1st week of December & 1st week of June); CFA® Level 2 & 3 conducted once a year (1st Week of June)


  • Be in the final year of bachelor’s degree program
  • Have four years of professional work experience
  • Have a combination of professional work and university experience that totals at least four years

Recommended Study Hours: A minimum of 300 hours of preparation per CFA® ® exam level is recommended

What Finominal Education Offers

This CFA® level 1 training course is a prep course with 160+ hours of Classroom training. CFA® Level 1 prep course is best suited for students and professionals who want to –

  • Pass CFA® Level 1 through self-study
  • Complement current CFA® Classroom coaching with a better video-based understanding of the curriculum
  • 8 Mock Test and 5 Complete Mock exams
  • Topic-wise study material is provided in the form of presentations

Personal attention to every student with Historical pass rate of 67%

Let’s jump into the details of the Finominal EducationTM Course offerings.

Sections                                                                        Live Classes(hr)

1. Ethics                                                                                  12

2. Quantitative Methods                                                      20

3. Economics                                                                        20

4. Financial Reporting and                                                 32


5. Corporate Finance                                                         14

6. Portfolio Management                                                 14

7. Equity Investment                                                         16

8. Fixed Income                                                                 20

9. Derivatives                                                                     12

10. Alternative Investment                                                6

11. Video Recording Classes                                         90

           Total Hours                                                          256



  • We highly recommend dedicating 4-6 months of dedicated studying to prepare for Level 1
  • Start by learning and reviewing the material, then focus on practice exams



  • Your Exam Ticket
  • Passport
  • Pencils
  • Eraser
  • CFA® Institute approved calculator
  • BA 2 Plus
  • HP 12C

Pass Rate Score Compared With Another Course

CFA® – Level 1: 43%, Level 2: 45%, Level 3: 54%

FRM® – Part 1: 44.5%, Part 2: 50.1%

CAIA® – Level 1: 60%, Level 2: 57%

CFP®- Exam 54%

CFA® Exam Cost

The basic CFA® exam cost is: exam fee (From USD 650 for early birds to USD 1380 for late-comers) paid upon registration for each exam + USD 450 of enrolment fee (paid once). In the best-case scenario, total CFA® exam cost is USD 2400 but may rise significantly owing to the other CFA® costs

CFA® Study Plan

  • Manage your study time effectively
  • See your chance top pass grow as your progress
  • Unlock all the study tools and review apps inside your study plan
  • the sooner you start to prepare for your exam, the better results you can expect

CFA® Institute does not endorse, promote, or warrant the accuracy or quality of the products or services offered by Finominal Education. CFA® Institute,  CFA®, and Charted Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA® Institute.