CFA Level 2 | Know All About the CFA Exam Level 2

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CFA Level 2 is the second stage of the CFA Exam. You can appear for the CFA Level 2 Exam, only after you have successfully cracked the CFA Exam Level 1. In the following article, we are going to take a look at everything that you must know about the CFA Level 2 Exam.

CFA Level 2 Exam Date

The first thing that we need to understand is CFA Level 2 Exam Date. The following table, gives the important dates for CFA Exam that are known as of now:

Events Dates
LEVEL I Registration Dates December 2018 (August 22, 2018) June 2019 (October 10, 2018)
LEVEL II Registration Dates June 2019 (October 10, 2018)
LEVEL III Registration Dates June 2019 (October 10, 2018)
LEVEL I Exam Date Date to be announced for December 2018
LEVEL II Exam Date Date to be announced for December 2018
LEVEL III Exam Date Date to be announced for December 2018

As you can see, the exact date for CFA Level 2 Results  or for other levels are still not available. To get the latest updates on the CFA Result Date. Click on the link below:

CFA Exam Dates 2018

Eligibility

This stage of the Exam has no separate eligibility criteria other than CFA Level 1 Eligibility. You need to clear CFA Level 1 to appear for Level 2

To check your CFA Level 1 eligibility, click on the link below:

CFA Eligibility Details 2018

CFA Level 2 Registration

There is no separate CFA Level 2 Registration process. You also don’t need to pay any separate CFA Level 2 Fees. To know about the CFA Level 2 Registration Process in detail, click on the link below

CFA Registration – 2018

CFA Level 2 Exam Pattern

As said before, after passing the Level 1 Exam, you would have to appear for CFA Level 2. The CFA Exam Pattern for Level 2 would include questions that deal with the assets valuation. You are expected to have the ability to apply the concepts and tools that you have learned in level 2.

Like the CFA Exam Pattern in Level 1, Level 2 would also be split into two sessions. The morning and evening sessions have 10 item set questions each. So, you would have to appear for 20 items in total. The total number of questions in the CFA Level 2 exam is 120. The duration of the exam is 360 minutes or 6 hours, with 3 hours or each session. Some of the topics in the CFA Syllabus are covered only in the morning session. Other topics are covered only in the evening session.

If you want to know more about the CFA Exam Pattern, click on the link below:

CFA Exam Pattern 2018

CFA Level 2 Syllabus

The following table gives the details of the CFA Level 2 Syllabus. You would need to study the following CFA Level 2 Subjects

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

To know about the CFA Syllabus for other levels, click on the button below

CFA Level 2 Syllabus

Getting CFA Level 2 Results

You’ll get your results to your e-mail. You would get an e-mail message will tell you whether you PASSED or FAILED. Also, you will learn about your performance for given topics relative to other exam takers. You can login to your CFA Institute account for more details

To know more about the CFA Level 2  Results, click on the link below:

CFA Results 2018

These were the details of the CFA Level 2 exam. Click on the link below to know more about the  CFA Exam 2018

CFA Course 2018