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3000+ Aspirants Trained

Exam Pass Commitment*

200+ Hours Of Training

Placement opportunity after Level 1

3000+ Aspirants Trained

Exam Pass Commitment*

200+ Hours Of Training

Placement opportunity after Level 1

About CFA Level 1 Classes At Proschool

Embark on a successful finance career with Proschool’s CFA Level 1 Classes, tailored to propel you to the forefront of the finance industry. Proschool stands out as a premier CFA prep provider, offering a curriculum that is not only up-to-date with the latest March 2023 CFA updates but also enriched with essential skills in financial modeling and Python. Here’s why aspiring finance professionals choose us:

  • Extensive Exam Prep: With 5 mock exams and over 2000 practice questions, our program is engineered to fully prepare you for exam day, ensuring you’re confident and ready.
  • Direct Career Pathways: Our commitment extends beyond just passing exams; we guide our students in securing rewarding jobs immediately after Level 1 certification.
  • Expert Faculty: Learn from the best; our instructors are seasoned professionals passionate about mentoring the next generation of finance leaders.
  • Personalized Study Plans: Receive a bespoke 6-month study plan, plus 3 additional months for revision, meticulously designed to cover all 10 subjects comprehensively.
  • Exam Pass Commitment: We stand by our students with unlimited classroom and doubt-solving sessions if you need to retake the CFA exams, emphasizing our commitment to your success.
  • Introductory Module (M0): Perfect for beginners, our M0 module allows you to assess your interest and readiness for a career in finance, ensuring the CFA is the right choice for you.

With Proschool’s CFA Level 1 Classes, you’re not just preparing for an exam; you’re setting the stage for a thriving career in finance.

CFA Level 1 Course Highlights

Level 1 of The CFA® Course Batches start every month | 8+ hours of live faculty-led training every week | Proven CFA® Program teaching methodology

Why you should prefer IMS Proschool for CFA Level 1?

65% + pass rate

We pride ourselves on pass rates that are higher than global averages. This is due to our expert faculty, unique course design and robust exam simulation

Exam Pass Commitment*

Worried about passing CFA Level 1 Exams? Worry not as IMS Proschool offers unlimited revision and doubt-solving sessions in case you fail CFA Level 1 Exams.

Expert faculty

Learn from experienced and professionally qualified faculty who are able to provide industry experience, exam-related insights and theoretical knowledge

Mock test design

Designed to replicate actual CFA exam patterns. Questions updated basis latest syllabus. Mirrors difficulty level of actual exams

Active learning

Learn by doing rather than just by memorizing theories and formulas. Faculty focus on real examples to give a context to each theory

Placement support

Complimentary placement preparation (CV writing, Aptitude tests, communication and mock interviews) and one-click access to curated jobs

Did you know, you might be eligible for the CFA Scholarships!

What students have to say about our CFA Level 1 Course

Pursuing CFA for Proschool. What set the class apart was the incorporation of real-world examples. These practical scenarios enriched our learning, bridging the gap between theory and application.

Kalpesh Birwadkar

I’ve completed my coaching for CFA Level 1 from Proschool. Right from enrollment till completion of your exams they’ll help you at each and every stage of your preparation.

Burhanuddin Dodia

Reasonable coaching fee. Counselors were humble & approachable all the time, they understood my situation when I had to shift my batches due to personal reasons. Even if you’re a beginner – no worries, they will take you from scratch on every topics.

Viveka Anbukarasan

Think You Are Eligible For CFA Level 1?

Anyone can enrol, but we suggest at least 18+ age.

Also, a background in economics, commerce, finance or business is usually suggested, however this is not mandatory.

  • Have a valid passport
  • If you are a graduating student, you can apply for the course in your pre-final year and take the Level 1 exam in the final year
  • Be willing to take the exam in English language
  • Complete the Professional Conduct Statement form

Clear all 3 levels of the CFA® Program

Be a graduate (or be within 11 months of the same)

Have 4,000 hours of professional work experience (full-time, any field) OR a combination of professional work experience and education totaling 4,000 hours (education and work cannot overlap).

Meet The Ones Who’ll Help You Clear CFA Level 1!

Sameer Gunjal

CEO Ennavat Research Investment
and Capital (Hedge Fund)


CFA Level 1 Trainer | CA |CS | FRM

Manish Sachdev

CFA L1 Trainer|Technical Analysis Trainer|
Futures and Options Strategies Trainer

CFA Level 1 Certifications

Chartered financial analyst®:

Awarded by CFA Institute and recognized as a powerhouse certification within the investment domain. CFA institute was established in 1947 to offer world-class financial education to investment professionals. Since then, organization has spread across the globe to over 165 countries.

On successful completion of Level 1 exam, students will receive a confirmation from CFA Institute. The Certified Financial Analyst will be available post Level 3.

Fees For The CFA Level 1 Program

Fees for the CFA Level 1 Course is divided into 2 main parts – Exam Fees and Training Fees. Below Re the details of the CFA Exam Fees

  • Early Registration Fee – $940
  • Standard Registration Fee – $1,250
  • One-Time Enrollment Fee – $350
  • Rescheduling Fee – $250

To Know About Training Fees & EMI Options

Where Our Alumni Work

Our Alumni are all placed in reputed firms in high positions due to the knowledge and skills gained from this course.

Get through this CFA quiz and wreck your brain for free


Level I of the CFA® Program exam is held in two sessions of 135 minutes each. It consists of 180 multiple choice questions, and you also get optional breaks in-between.

When you enroll for CFA Classes at IMS Proschool, we make sure that you get the best value for your money.

You not only get 5 mock tests and 2000+ Practice Questions, but you can reach out to our faculty 24/7 to solve all your doubts.

IMS Proschool also provides 1:1 mentorship to the students from mentors who are all level I of the CFA® Program candidates and industry experts.

Since the CFA syllabus is vast and difficult to retain, our faculty helps you with customized study plan where they cover the entire syllabus in a way that it is easy for you to remember all the topics till the day of your CFA Level 1 exam.

In case you are not able to clear the exam on the first attempt, IMS Proschool would help you with extra classes and doubt-solving sessions at no extra cost.

You can expect a salary of around 40 thousand per month in the beginning after passing the CFA Level 1 exam. But it depends on the company and the city you are based in. In a metro city like Mumbai or Bangalore, you can even get up to 45K each month on a beginner level.

No, CFA® Program certifications do not expire. The certification states that you have cleared Level I of the CFA® Program exam and that you do acquire the list of skills and knowledge tested.

As per the latest update from CFA Institute, you can start preparing for CFA Level 1 straight after 12th standard.

You can also apply for this exam if you have 4,000 hours of relevant work experience. You’ll need an international travel passport as well before you enroll in the CFA® Program to take the exams.

Candidates will have to pay an enrolment fee of USD 350 one time. After that, the CFA® fees for level 1 registration is USD 900 for those students who apply within the early registration deadlines. After that, you’ll have to pay USD 1200.

The candidates get a maximum of 6 attempts to clear the CFA®Level 1 exam. However, you can only take the exam twice in a one year period, but the gap between two attempts should be 6 months or more.

While the curriculum of the CFA® Level 1 course is vast, it’s not that difficult to understand with the right preparation. The hard part of the exam is a large number of questions you’ll have to solve in the exam itself. The difficulty can be compared to a diploma-level curriculum. But just like every other exam, you can clear Level I of the CFA® Program with proper mentorship and regular practice.

Countries like China, USA, Canada, UK and Australia have high demands for CFA® Program candidates. This is because the CFA® Program is a course centered around everything related to finance, from procurement to management. MNCs in the finance sector are always on the lookout for CFA® Program passed candidates as they are skilled in finance and have practical experience due to the course. The CFA® Program is very much in demand, and it will always stay in demand in the finance sector.

Yes, math is compulsory for the CFA® Program. You cannot pass the CFA® Program exam without math. But on the bright side, the syllabus for CFA® Level 1 Program relies more on analytical skills than mathematical skills. By enrolling in IMS Proschool’s level I of the CFA® Program classes, you can easily improve your math to pass the CFA® Program exams.

No, you cannot get a CFA® Charter without a degree. There is no precise requirement for the type of degree, but a degree is a must.

Yes. Candidates get an optional in-between break of 30 minutes during the Level I of the CFA® Program exam.

To prepare for the Level I of the CFA® Program exam, you’ll need to study for an average of 300 hours in total. If you study for an average of 2.5 hours for 4 months, you can prepare your CFA® Level 1 syllabus really well. This time is for self-study only; your learning sessions are not to be included here.

The CFA level 1 fees in INR are mentioned below 

Particulars Fees
Enrolment fee Rs. 28,987
Early registration fee Rs. 74539
Standard registration fee Rs. 99386
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