College of Commerce & Science

Institute of Management Sciences

CFA (USA)

Levels of CFA

Topic Area Level - I Level - II Level - III
Ethical and Professional Standards (total) 15% 10% 10%
Investment Tools (total) 50% 30 - 60% 0%
Corporate Finance 8% 05 - 15% 0%
Economics 10% 05 - 10% 0%
Financial Reporting and Analysis 20% 15 - 25% 0%
Quantitative Methods 12% 05 - 10% 0%
Asset Classes (total) 30% 35 - 75% 35 - 45%
Alternative Investments 3% 05 - 15% 05 - 15%
Derivatives 5% 05 - 15% 05 - 15%
Equity Investments 10% 20 - 30% 05 - 15%
Fixed Income 12% 05 - 15% 10 - 20%
Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning (total) 5% 05 - 15% 45 - 55%
Total 100% 100% 100%

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