Are all the topic areas weighted equally?
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No, CFA Institute has assigned different levels of importance for each topic area, depending on the level.
Do I have to take the exams in three consecutive years?
No, you don't have to finish the CFA® Program within a specific time frame, there is no limit to the number of times you can take an exam. You do not need to repeat an exam level that you have passed, regardless of the time that elapses between exams.
Am I required to buy the CFA® Program curriculum?
The complete curriculum is included as part of the registration and will be sent to you by CFA Institute.
How many hours will I have to study to prepare for the CFA exam? What if I also have a full time job?
CFA Institute recommends 250 hours. Here at CK we recommend that participants should do at least 450 hours. About 60% of it will be done with CK. However, the allocation of the time will depend on your job and the schedule of classes.