ItsCONCEPTS Discounted Exam Prep

For a limited time, ItsCONCEPTS is offering discounts for their Level I & Level II courses. They are offering a 25% discount to Level I candidates and a 30% discount to Level II candidates. To receive the discount, send an email to info@itsconcepts.com and mention that you found the discount at AnalystExams.com.

 

Level I

The Level I study program emphasizes tools and inputs, and includes an introduction to asset valuation, financial reporting and analysis, and portfolio management techniques.

The Level I exams include 240 total multiple choice questions, 120 on the morning session of the exam and 120 on the afternoon session. Each multiple choice question is free-standing (not dependent on other questions) and has three possible answers: A, B, and C. All questions are equally weighted and there is no penalty for guessing.

Topic Areas Exam Weight Class Room Hours Week-end Sessions (3 hrs each) Week-Day and Daily Sessions (2 hrs each) Charges for individual subjects (in INR)
Ethical and Professional Standards 15% 6 2 3 3,000
Quantitative Methods 12% 14 5 7 2,400
Economics 10% 14 5 7 2,000
Financial Reporting and Analysis 20% 18 6 9 4,000
Corporate Finance 8% 4 1 2 1,600
Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning 5% 6 2 3 1,000
Equity Investments 10% 8 3 4 2,000
Fixed Income 12% 10 3 5 2,400
Derivatives 5% 8 3 4 1,000
Alternative Investments/td> 3% 3 1 2 600
Problem Solving/Doubt Clearing Sessions/ Full Revision 10 3 5
2 Mid Term Tests (3 hr each) 6 2 2
2 Full Length Tests (6 hr each) 12 4 4
Total 119 40 57

The fee for the entire course is INR 15,000.


 

Level II

The Level II study program emphasizes asset valuation, and includes applications of the tools and inputs (including economics, financial reporting and analysis, and quantitative methods) in asset valuation.

The Level II CFA exam consists of 20 item sets – 10 on the morning session of the exam and 10 on the afternoon session. Item sets are sometimes called ‘mini-cases’. Each item set on the CFA exam consists of a vignette (or case statement) and six multiple choice items (questions). Each multiple choice question is free-standing (not dependent on other questions) and has three possible answers: A, B, and C. All questions are equally weighted and there is no penalty for guessing.

Topic Areas Exam Weight Class Room Hours Week-end Sessions (3 hrs each) Week-Day and Daily Sessions (2 hrs each) Charges for individual subjects (in INR)
Ethical and Professional Standards 10% 6 2 3 2,400
Quantitative Methods 5%-10% 6 2 3 1,800
Economics 5%-10% 8 3 4 1,800
Financial Reporting and Analysis 15%-25% 12 4 6 4,000
Corporate Finance 5%-15% 12 4 6 1,800
Equity Investments 20%-30% 20 7 10 5,000
Alternative Investments 5%-15% 10 3 5 1,800
Fixed Income 5%-15% 8 3 4 1,800
Derivatives 5%-15% 4 1 2 1,800
Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning 5%-15% 6 2 3 1,800
Problem Solving/Doubt Clearing Sessions/ Full Revision 12 4 6
2 Mid Term Tests (3 hr each) 6 2 2
2 Full Length Tests (6 hr each) 12 2 2
Total 122 39 56

The fee for the entire course is INR 17,000.


 

Level III

The Level III study program emphasizes portfolio management, and includes strategies for applying the tools, inputs, and asset valuation models in managing equity, fixed income, and derivative investments for individuals and institutions.

The Level III exam uses the essay format in the morning, and the item set format, with 10 item sets, in the afternoon. The Level III essay exam is given in the morning session and has a maximum score of 180 points. The essay exam typically has 10-15 questions, and questions may have multiple parts. The points for each question and each question part are given in the exam.

Topic Areas Class Room Hours Week-end Sessions (3 hrs each) Week-Day and Daily Sessions (2 hrs each)
Ethics/ Professional Standards 4 1 2
Behavioral Finance 5 2 2
Private Wealth Management 5 2 2
Portfolio Management for Institutional Investors 12 4 6
Capital Market Expectations & Economics 10 3 5
Asset Allocation 4 1 2
Portfolio Management – Fixed Income 10 3 5
Portfolio Management – Equity 10 3 5
Alternative Assets 4 1 2
Risk Management – Derivatives 8 2 4
Executing Portfolio Decisions 4 1 2
Performance Evaluation and GIPS 4 1 2
Problem Solving/Doubt Clearing Sessions/ Full Revision 12 4 6
Portfolio Management for Institutional Investors 6 2 2
2 Full Length Tests (6 hr each) 12 2 2
Total 110 33 49

The fee for the entire course is INR 20,000.

About ItsCONCEPTS
Its CONCEPTS is a coaching institute that provides training for all levels of CFA®, FRM® and CPA®. As the name suggests, Its CONCEPTS strives to “build strong foundations” by developing understanding at a conceptual level. “It’s all in the CONCEPTS” is the belief here as the deeper one’s foundation is, the greater the heights one can hope to achieve.

Its CONCEPTS was started by Nisha Sharma Mahajan who is MBA (Finance) and has completed all levels of FRM® and CPA®. She is a CFA® Level 3 candidate. She has 3 years of work experience with one of the top Investment Banks and one of the big 4 auditing firms. Her work profile comprised of working on Leveraged Finance, Financial Sponsors, Mergers & Acquisitions Special Purpose Entities and Federal Taxation among other things. She has more than 2 years of teaching experience on the professional front. She is the main faculty at Its CONCEPTS and is now full time involved in coaching.

Key benefits of joining us:

1. Focus on basics and fundamentals
2. Interactive classes to develop conceptual clarity
3. Highest number of Hrs per course that any institute provides
4. Experienced faculty who have worked in Investment Banking
5. Online Test modules
6. Class notes
7. Special attention to non-commerce students
8. Flexibility to choose from Daily and Weekend batches
9. Free revision sessions
10. Presence in centralized location (Dadar West) & Proximity to Railway Station
11. Well developed infrastructure – A/C Classroom – Located in silent location
12. Group discount for students joining in batches of 3 or more
13. Most competitive fee structure
14. Facility to pay in installments

For more information, visit our website or write to us at info@itsconcepts.com.  ItsCONCEPTS is based in Mumbai, India.


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