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The CFA Exam dates and deadline are pretty much the same every year: exam is scheduled every June for all levels, and every December for Level I only.
The June exam in 2018 was held 3 weeks later than normal – June 23 instead of the first Saturday of the month.
In any case, the CFA exam opens its registration a year before, and early bird closes 9 months before the exam date.
The next available exam will be held in December. This is applicable to Level 1 exam only:
There are a few points to consider. For example, do you have enough time to study for Level 2 next June? You won’t know the Dec exam results until late January.Click for the Pros and Cons of the Dec Exam
The exact schedule is not out yet, but based on historical data, this is the expected time table:
|Mid August||Registration opens||—||1|
|Late September||CFA early registration deadline||$650||2|
|January 2019||Mock exams available||—||3|
|Mid February||Regular registration deadline||$930||4|
|Early February||Awareness scholarship application deadline|
|Mid March||Late registration deadline||$1,380||5|
|Mid April||Test center change request deadline||—||6|
|May||Exam admission tickets become available||—||7|
|15 June||Exam day for all except Level 1 in Asia Pacific||—||8|
|16 June||Exam day for Level 1 in Asia Pacific||—||8|
|July||Level 1 and 2 results release||—||9|
1) Mid August, 2018: Opens for Registration
2) Late September: CFA Early Registration Deadline
3) January 2019: Mock Exam Available
4) Mid February 2019: Regular CFA Registration Deadline
5) Mid March 2019: Late CFA Registration Deadline
6) Mid April 2019: Deadline for Test Center Change Request
7) May 2019: Admission Ticket Available
8) 15-16 June, 2019: Exam Day
9) Jun – August 2019: Grading and Results
The CFA level 1 exam is held on the second or third Saturday in June, and the first Saturday in December. In other words, you have two chances to take this level each year.
It’s the same as the CFA level 1 exam date in June. You can only take Level 2 and 3 once a year.
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