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CF Program Level I
Did You Know?
Only 20% of CFA exam takers manage to pass all three levels. To beat those odds, you need an edge.
for every 100 CFA exam test-takers,
only 20 will manage to pass all the through level III. This statistic may not be encouraging, but don’t let it bring you down: all it says is that those who work the hardest and prepare the most are the ones who will pass in the end.
that elite 20%, you need coaching
that will bring you above and beyond your present knowledge. Luckily, you have Kamran Rashid to help. He is an Instructor for CFA Program Levels I, II, and III.
comprehensive, in-depth strategy
designed to supplement and build on the knowledge acquired from the official CFA materials. He seeks to provide his students everything they’ll need to excel at their CFA examinations.
"The CFA charter is the gold standard for the investment industry. Charterholders enjoy a mark of distinction throughout the world. "
"Whereas there are tens of thousands of finance degrees available around the world, ranging from the excellent to the worthless, there is only one CFA, managed and examined by an American association of financial professionals, the CFA Institute. "
"Perhaps: the program is well known to be strict in its demands to understand a well-defined curriculum. I think candidates and employers alike understand this, and it provides a robust basis for a career in finance."
Roderick Wallace, CFA in Financial Times
"Successfully completing the program and earning your charter is a worthwhile endeavor. You never know what future the markets might hold for you, so the CFA Program offers a good base of knowledge to get you on your way.”
Mike Moran, CFA
Was it Worth?
“I went from zero to hero in terms of finance knowledge education, moved to Canada, and am now employed as a research analyst in a macro-boutique firm. How much of this is attributed to my status as CFA candidate? A fair portion, I would say.”
Kevin Yulianto, FRM, CAIA, PFM
How can I attend classes while working full time?
Class timings are structured to facilitate working candidates, primarily evenings and/or weekends.
Structured Class System
Whats Happening in the world
Students learn real life examples of the current and prospective financial conditions and their impacts nationwide as well as worldwide.
Regular Class Tests & Reviews
Class tests and mock exams are conducted regularly to help candidates in assessing preparation level. Students end preparation course with practice of at least 3000 exam style MCQs.
A hefty percentage of jobs in financial markets are not always advertised. Being a chartered accountant, chartered financial analyst and decades of experience Kamran has strong ties in the financial markets. He has helped hundreds of his students finding the right job and career advice.
We have trained more than
Candidatesworking in different organizations
Average age of students is
ranging from21 to 52 years
Charterholders' salaries typically starts from
plusin Pakistan & Middle East
Over the last 15 years, around
% of Kamran's studentshave been able to pass level I of CFA exam in first attempt, whereas global average is only 35%.
About the CFA Program
Is CFA Charter equal to Masters from a University?
CFA Institute lists CFA Program as a Post-graduate program which is equivalent to Masters in USA. In addition, UK's National Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC) has declared the CFA Program as equivalent to UK's Master's degree in finance.
What are the Career Opportunities for CFA Charterholders?
CFA charter holders work in virtually all financial companies [e.g.: investment banks, leasing companies, insurance companies, commercial banks, mutual funds, asset management companies, consulting organizations, equity research companies etc.] & very large non-financial companies [e.g. Nestle, Unilever, Mobilink etc.]. A recent survey by CFA Institute showed that 12 percent of charter holders were CEOs, chairpersons, principals, CIOs, and CFOs.*
CFA Program Duration
How long does it take to complete CFA Program?
It takes 2.5 to 3 years depending on when you start. There are three Levels. Level 1 can be attempted four times in a year and is computer based. Level 2 and Level 3 can be attempted only in June. One needs to pass level 1 to appear in level 2 and then pass level 2 to appear in level 3. Exam is conducted at Karachi and Lahore for both June and December attempts.
Who Hires CFA Charterholders?
Employers with the Largest Numbers of CFA Charterholders
Bank of America Corporation
Credit Suisse Group
BMO Financial Group
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
ING Group N.V.
Mellon Financial Corporation
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
Scotia bank Group