How Long Does It Take?
- Plan on about six months of preparation for each exam.
The calendars below provide approximate timelines for upcoming exams.
Candidates may register for only one exam at a time, and must wait to receive their exam results before registering for the next exam. Candidates who fail an exam are encouraged to re-take the exam
Note: As of December 2012, CFA Program exams will be held on Saturday only. This change ensures that all candidates receive a similar exam day experience and strengthens the security of the CFA Program.
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June 2013 Exam Schedule (Levels I, II, and III)
December 2013 Exam Schedule (Level I only)