FRM Minimum Passing Score: Our Best Estimates So Far 1

FRM Minimum Passing Score: Our Best Estimates So Far

Not to be confused with pass rates, GARP does not release FRM minimum passing score information to candidates. We understand GARP’s reasons for doing this, as FRM candidates should aim to acquire the necessary knowledge as a competent finance professional, rather than aiming for a specific score to beat since an exam’s difficulty can vary. …

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When Are FRM Exam Results Released?

Waiting for FRM exam results can be an anxious experience. This isn’t quite helped by the latest vague guidance by Global Association of Risk Professional (GARP): Once an exam window closes, GARP scores the exams in a timely fashion. Candidates are notified when their results are available in their GARP candidate portal. GARP on when …

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FRM Exam Pass Rates: How Hard Are FRM Exams?

[updated with May 2021 pass rates] Current or potential FRM candidates often wonder what are the FRM exam pass rates like, in order to have a sense of difficulty of the exams. This is also a common question we get asked when our readers compare between CFA vs. FRM. The short answer? FRM exams are …

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How To Study Effectively: Proven Methods That Work for CFA, FRM & CAIA Exams

Have you ever wondered if your current study methods are effective for passing the exams? A comprehensive study called “Improving Students’ Learning With Effective Learning Techniques” by Dunlosky et al. (2013), may just help answer that.  More importantly, I’ve read through and applied the learnings of this study for the specific case of CFA, FRM and CAIA exams, …

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What Is FRM Exam? Our Financial Risk Manager Guide

What is FRM qualification all about? If you’re keen on a career in risk management, consider the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) program by by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP): a two-part, self study set of examinations with global recognition. ​This comprehensive guide is packed with the latest information that will aid your decision making on …

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2021 FRM Exam Dates: Important Deadlines You Need To Know

Similar to CFA exams, GARP has announced that FRM exams will transition to computer-based testing (CBT) from 2021. Whether you are new to FRM exams, or a seasoned Part 2 candidate, here’s a handy summary of all the key FRM exam dates you need to know. And a nice frequently asked questions (FAQ) section too, …

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FRM July 2021 Exams: Some Locations Postponed

GARP has announced the postponement of some FRM July 2021 exams in these locations: Malaysia Russia Thailand Indonesia Oman This is due to the increase in COVID cases and local regulations in these countries. There is currently no news of postponement in India yet, nor an option provided for deferral here. GARP stated that it …

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May 2021 FRM Exams Postponed In More Locations [Updated]

This article is focused on May 2021 FRM exam postponements. For July 2021 FRM exam postponements, check out this article instead. GARP has announced the postponement of May 2021 FRM exams in these locations: India Kuwait Toronto Peru Turkey Vienna Czech Republic Russia Thailand Philippines (Part 2 only) Ireland (Part 2 only) Bahrain (Part 2 …

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FRM vs PRM: Which risk management certification is better?

Financial risk managers play an invaluable role in maintaining a company’s fiscal health by seeking to identify, analyze and address the risks associated with a company’s business operations. Today, the profession is highly valued, with median annual salaries of $128K in the US, going up to $200K+ for top 10% of risk management professionals. For …

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CFA vs FRM: Which is better for me?

Finance certifications such as CFA and FRM are a cost effective way (compared to an MBA) to give your finance career a boost. We do receive a lot of questions from our readers trying to understand the core differences between CFA vs FRM before making a decision. Hence, for those still on the fence, or …

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