The Certified Investment Research Analyst (CIRA®) certification is a comprehensive global certification exam designed to assess a candidate’s expert level understanding of investment research skills. This program tests a candidate on his capability to develop a disciplined and systematic approach to designing reports that assess the investment merits of first-time and existing issuers, provide ongoing assessments of trends in a given industry and identify investment opportunities in the secondary markets.
Investment Analysis is the study of how an investment is likely to perform and how suitable it is for a given investor. Investment analysis is key to any sound portfolio-management strategy. Most analysts, the aspiring and the experienced, agree to the fact that investing is about facts, models, mathematics, and analysis. CIRA®certification exam integrates a complex body of investment knowledge holistically covering these skills.
The evolution of capital markets the world over along with other investment classes, have created a need for investment research analysts with a new level of sophistication and a deep understanding of markets, economics, consumers & technology. The CIRA® certification is a credential designed specifically for financial professionals who want to attain an advanced level of competency as an investment analyst. who possess strong accounting, finance, quantitative and business writing skills. deep curiosity in business and industry, well-honed financial analytical ability, and exceptional written and oral communications skills
This program uses a variety of interactive learning tools, including case studies, projects and hands-on exercises. CIRA®certification is also a part of the prestigious global certification – Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA®). CIRA®candidates will be part of a global network of Investment experts connected with CIIA® who are dedicated to picking the right investments at the right time.
CIRA® – Gateway to Global CIIA® designation
Certified Investment Research Analyst (CIRA®) is a part of the prestigious global certification – Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA®).
CIRA® is the Indian national exam for the CIIA® certification. CIRA® certificants with a minimum 3 years of relevant experience are eligible to register for CIIA® through the EQC route.
Reference Book/Study Material
The Suggested/Recommended reference book for this course is “Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management (English, Paperback, Prasanna Chandra, 5th edition, ISBN 9789385965579)” is available on leading bookstores and online portals. Students can buy the recommended reference book directly from the Market for the said course.
AIWMI offers the CIRA® examination across 5000+ Pearson VUE computer testing centers in 180 countries worldwide. Candidates can schedule exam after paying exam fees on any working day on any of the above centres.
|Sr. No.||Name of Module||Type of Questions||Test Duration in minutes||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Pass Percentage (%)||Negative Marking|
|1||Certified Investment Research Analyst (CIRA®)||1 Mark MCQ – 120||180||120||120||60||No|
|Registration Fee – (5 Years validity)||Rs. 11,800|
|Exam Fee – Per attempt * – India Candidates||Rs. 3,540|
|Exam Fee – Per attempt * – Outside India Candidates||Rs. 7,080|
* Fees is inclusive of GST
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