Exam Details and Registration
The JIA Exam is a 3-hour proctored examination. There are 120 multiple-choice questions. No written material or scratch paper is permitted at the exam. The passing score is set by the JIA Board of Directors after each exam. Note that a passport or other government-issued photo ID is required for exam admittance.
Approximate Exam Topic Weightings:
|Financial Statement Analysis||20%|
|Analysis and Valuation of Equity Securities||5%|
|Structure and Operation of Securities Markets||5%|
The JIA Exam is given three times annually: on the third Saturday of March, the second Saturday of July, and the third Saturday of November. Registration for the March exam commences on the previous November 1; March 1 for the July exam; and July 1 for the November exam. Exam entrance tickets are available for printing online approximately one month prior to each exam.
Current Exam Sites:
Kuwait Saudi Arabia
Lebanon Abu Dhabi, UAE
Requests by individuals or corporations in the countries of Egypt, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Algeria, Libya, or Morocco, for information about the JIA Certificate program or for exam registration, should be directed to the Institute for Financial Analysts, our exclusive agent in the region.