Posted By: Kaplan Schweser
Updated: June 21, 2018
Do you know your CFA® exam date? That might seem like a crazy question—who doesn’t know when they’re taking an exam? But, as you prepare to sit for the CFA exam, time can get away from you. In the case of your CFA, it’s important to measure all of your preparation against exam day, ensuring you stay mindful of the time you have to study and prepare.
In 2018, candidates were surprised to learn that exam day would not be the first weekend of June, as it had been historically. Instead, CFA institute announced the exam would be held later in June, to avoid conflicting with the observence of Ramadan. In 2019, the CFA Exam date will again be changing.
CFA Institute announced that, to maintain accesibility for global candidates and avoid testing during Ramadan, there will actually be three different June CFA exam testing dates in 2019:
Candidates will be expected to sit for the exam on the primary day it is offered for their region, unless they request the option to test on a religious alternative day. But keep in mind there are deadlines. CFA Institute’s website has more information on the deadlines and how to request a religious alternative testing date.
Registration for the June 2019 exam will open in mid-August 2018. Additional critical dates are as follows:
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