CHARTERED ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT ANALYST (CAIA®) PROGRAM - LEVEL I EXAM

The CAIA® Level I Exam provides an introduction to Alternative Investments, the risk and return parameters and its performance measurement.

It provides insights on various types of Alternative Investments, such as:

  • Introduction to Alternative Investments
  • Private Equity
  • Hedge Funds & Managed Futures
  • Commodities & Real Assets
  • Structured Products & Credit Derivatives
  • Risk Management
  • Ethical Standards and Professional Conduct

Over 11,000 CAIA Members are industry professionals in more than 100 countries, representing senior leadership in the allocator, manager, regulator, and academic verticals.

EXAM FORMAT

  • The CAIA Level I exam is composed of 200 multiple-choice questions. The 200 questions are to be completed within 4 hours.
  • There are 2 sections in the exam of 2 hours each. Each section has 100 multiple-choice questions.
  • The candidate has the option of taking a 30-minute break between the 2 sections.

CAIA LEVEL I EXAM TOPIC WEIGHTS

Topic Area Weight (%)
Professional Standards and Ethics 15-20%
Introduction to Alternative Investments 20-28%
Real Assets 11-17%
Hedge Funds 12-20%
Private Equity 11-17%
Structured Products 10-14%

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

Exam Month Registration Opens Early-bird Registration Registration Ends Exam Window
September, 2021 April 05, 2021 May 17, 2021 August 09, 2021 August 30, 2021 to September 10, 2021
March, 2022 October 04, 2021 November 15, 2021 February 07, 2022 February 28, 2022 to March 11, 2022

Fee Structure

Particulars Early-bird Registration (USD) Standard Registration (USD) Exam Re-take (USD)
Exam Registration 1150 1250 450
Program Enrollment(One-time) 400 400 -
Total Fees 1550 1650 450

To know more about Exam Fees, dates and scholarships, please refer to www.caia.org

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