Tue Feb 2, 2021
CFA is a post graduate professional certification offered internationally by the American based CFA Institute. CFA Institute was established in 1947 and over the time, it has emerged as the benchmark qualification of the investment industry. It is one of the highest distinctions one can achieve in the field of finance.
CFA allows you to gain analytical skills and expertise in quantitative methods, economics, financial reporting, investment analysis, and portfolio management. The industry insight and the practical exposure candidates get throughout their CFA study makes them unparalleled in the finance industry. Constant input from industry experts ensures that the curriculum remains relevant and prepares Charterholders to enter today’s market.
Before we go on to explore the benefits of being a CFA Charter, let’s just give a brief look at what is the eligibility criteria to enroll for the CFA program. A Candidate should have a combination of four years of full-time work experience and/or college/university education on the date of registering for the Level I exam. The dates of education and professional work experience cannot be overlapping. A final year undergraduate is also eligible for CFA L1 application.
Here are some of the benefits of getting a CFA Charter:
That’s not it! Fortunately, we are living in a dynamic country where industry or technological changes pave way for new prospects every minute. Some of the unconventional profiles after CFA are Fintech, Financial writer, Forex analyst, Entrepreneur and Education line.
Some of the firms hiring CFA Charterholders in India are : Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, D.E Shaw, Bank of America, RBS, SBI, UBS, RBI, Nomura, Deutsche, CITI group, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, KPMG, PWC, EY and Deloitte.
If you’re still on the fence on the CFA designation, feel free to share your thoughts, current situation and career goals with us at firstname.lastname@example.org or +91 7042666890 – let’s see if we can help! You may also join our discussion forum to interact with CFA Level 1 Students ( Public Forum (finkore.com)) .
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