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10+ Case studies 1000+ questions

65%
Passing rate

Taught by expert faculty

200+ Hrs
Program

Placement support

Highlights & Syllabus of Level II of the CFA® Program

New batches every 90 days  | Available in Online mode  | 8+ hrs of faculty-led lectures every week

Eligibility

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Students should have cleared the Level I of the CFA® Program or are likely to clear it before completing this course

Candidates should have a bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree or be in the final year of the bachelor’s degree at the time of registration.

They need to have also cleared Level I of the CFA® Program.

Certifications

Certification from CFA Institute.

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, the organization has spread across the globe to over 165 countries.

On successful completion of Level II of the CFA® Program students will receive a confirmation from CFA Institute. The Certified Financial Analyst® will be available post Level III of the CFA® Program.

Additional certificate from NSDC

Students will also receive a certificate from NSDC on passing Proschool’s internal assessment

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Meet Your Expert Faculty

Our faculty are all professionally qualified and have rich industry experience, essential for giving a practical context to concepts

Sameer Gunjal

CEO Ennavat Research Investment and Capital (Hedge Fund)

Yogesh Sakunia

Lead Instructor- IMS Proschool Ex-CRISIL | CA | CIMA Level 1 of the CFA® program

Mushtaq Ali

18 Years of Experience in Equity Research and FP&A

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.

FAQ’s

The Level I of the CFA® Program tests your understanding of the basics of investment valuation. Level II of the CFA® Program begins to test your ability to put that understanding to practical use. You will be presented with real-life scenarios and be asked to put your knowledge of investment management and portfolio concepts to the test.

Level II of the CFA® Program exam is a multiple-choice exam, like Level I of the CFA® Program. These questions are divided into question sets, and you will be tested on half of the item sets in the morning and a half in the afternoon. For each item set, you will be provided information, and the questions will require you to use the information provided to solve them.

The Level II of the CFA® Program exam is based on the following topics:

  • Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Issuers
  • Equity Investments
  • Fixed Income
  • Derivatives
  • Alternative Investments
  • Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning
TopicsWeights %
Ethics and Professional Standards10-15
Quantitative Methods5-10
Economics5-10
Financial Reporting  & Analysis10-15
Corporate Finance5-10
Equity Investments10-15
Fixed Income10-15
Derivatives5-10
Alternative Investments5-10
Portfolio Management10-15

The registration fees for the Level II of the CFA® Program are as below –

  • Early Registration fees : USD 700
  • Standard Registration fees: USD 1000

The latest pass rate for Level II of the CFA® Program is 29% (Aug 2021), with an average of 45% for 2010-2021.

As per the exam pattern, all CFA® Program exams will be conducted in computer based mode.

Yes, it is perfectly fine. I self-studied for all 3 levels of my CFA® Program exams, with a basic study notes package from Kaplan Schweser and tons of practice papers.

You’ll need to spend time with Level II of the CFA® Program to understand the materials and make time for practice tests.

Discipline is definitely an important factor for those who self-study as Level II of the CFA® Program candidates need to do this very consistently to increase chances of passing.

Since Level II of the CFA® Program focuses on speed, accuracy and depth of knowledge, Proschool enables students to have daily interactions with the faculty in order to get an efficient learning outcome and hence provide best classes for the Level II of the CFA® Program exam.

The general consensus is that you should dedicate a minimum of 300 hours to studying for Level II of the CFA® Program. In CFA Institute June 2017  CFA® Program Candidate Survey, respondents reported spending an average of 328 hours preparing for Level II of the CFA® Program exam. Typically, candidates will spread that time over a 6-month period, which averages out to about 12.5 hours per week. However, some candidates do not begin studying as early and compress their study time into a shorter window. How intense your study schedule is dependent on how early you begin preparing.

Results of CFA Level 2 are generally announced approximately 2 months after the exam. For example, if you attempted the exam in November 2022, the CFA institute will most likely declare the result in January 2023.

You will receive a result of “pass” or “fail” on your registered Email Id along with information on your topic-level performance. (Candidates who pass Level III will not receive detailed results.) Candidates can use the CFA Institute exam performance guide to help them interpret their results report. CFA Institute will notify you when your official exam results are available.

The average training fees for the CFA course Level 2 can range from INR 12,000 to INR 90,000 depending on whether you choose online or classroom mode of learning.

At IMS Proschool, students can choose between live online classes and offline classroom sessions. To know about our fees, please get in touch with our counselor.

Some of the current jobs for CFA Level 2 are –

  • Assistant Portfolio Manager
  • Corporate Strategy Analyst
  • Lead Analyst – Emerging Technology Research
  • Investment Specialist
  • Lead Investment Advisory, and Product Curation.

Along with various job portals, the CFA Society India has a dedicated portal for CFA jobs in India. Link – https://india.careers.cfainstitute.org/jobs/.

Students of IMS Proschool get access to 100’s of CFA Jobs on their own portal.

The average salary of a CFA in India is ₹9 lakhs per annum. CFA Salary in India for freshers is around ₹50,000 per month in cities like Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Hyderabad. They receive bonus and variable pay in addition to the basic salary; the CFA starting salary in India, including bonus and variable pay, can be approximately ₹ 5 lakhs, but it can go up to ₹15 lakhs.

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About the Course

Since CFA Level 2 focuses on speed, accuracy and depth of knowledge, Proschool enables students to have daily interactions with the faculty in order to get an efficient learning outcome. The level deep dive into the valuation of assets like – Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives etc. and detailed learning of tools like Financial Statement Analysis.

The CFA instititue

The CFA institute was established in 1947. The institute was set up to offer world-class financial education to investment professionals. Since then, the CFA organization has spread across the globe, offering high-quality training to students in over 165 countries. The chartered financial analyst designation is recognized as a powerhouse certification within the investment domain. The course covers a variety of industry-specific subjects such as corporate finance, economics and financial analysis. There is also a high emphasis on ethics and professional standards. The CFA Institute has come a long way in its mission to set an unmatched standard for financial excellence.

Why IMS Proschool?

We focus on personal career goals.

Additional
In-Demand Certifications

In association with NSDC, IMS Proschool provides top-notch industry-relevant professional certifications.

Expert CFA charter
holder Faculty

Our training faculty members of handpicked industry experts and experienced professionals deliver exceptional experiential training.

Pioneers
in Active Learning

Our one-of-a-kind active learning system delivers concept-based application-oriented learning and skill up-gradation.

Growth Support Mentors

Growth support mentors help improve learning and enhance career aspirations as per candidates’ potential.

Convenient Flexible Learning

The flexible learning method is designed to meet working professionals’ and students’ unique schedules and specific needs.

Valuable Placement Assistance

IMS Proschool and its network helps you find the right internships during the course and the right kind of job roles after completion of the course.