The Certified Investment and Financial Analyst (C.I.F.A) section 5 examination is intended for those persons who wish to qualify and work as professional managers, financial analysts and consultants on investment and securities, pension funds, stock broking, investment and securities, pension funds, stock broking, investment banking and other specialized fields in finance.
The Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) examination is held twice yearly in May and November. The examination is divided into three (3) parts of two (2) sections each where each section consists of three (3) subjects.
A candidate may attempt one (1) section or two (2) consecutive sections in the examinations. Candidates are not allowed to enter for a higher section before completing a lower one. Prior to applying for registration as a student of the Board, the applicant is advised to carefully assess his/her interest in the profession and ability to study, take and pass the examination within a reasonable time.
CI51. Strategy Governance and Ethics
CI52. Fixed Income Investment Analysis
CI53. Alternative Investments Analysis