CFA Institute in India

Stay Current, Connected, And Effective

Renew your membership and demonstrate your commitment to champion professionalism on behalf of investors globally. Learn more

Three Letters Can Make A Real Difference

My investment performance is a result of years of experience and a deep knowledge of the markets. Jayna Gandhi, CFA Learn more

Build Lasting Professional Relationships

Meet fellow charterholders and industry professionals, share ideas, and discuss trends. Learn more


Preparing for a Career in Outsourced Research (KPOs) (Video)

How does one prepare for a career in outsourced research? S.V. Balachander, CFA, founder and managing director of JMN Investment Research, shares his insights. Learn more

Advanced Modelling Valuation Workshop (PDF)

IAIP and CFA Institute held a well-attended, first-of-its-kind, two-day advanced modelling and valuation workshop. Learn more

In The Media

Professional Development for Your Employees

CFA Institute offers investment industry educational programs that are recognized and respected around the world.

The CFA Charter

"In the case of CFA [Program], the most sought-after course among brokerage executives and investment professionals, registrations for its first level programme went up 38% in 2014-15 [in India] compared to that in the previous fiscal." — "Investment management courses back in vogue," The Economic Times, 22 June 2015

The CFA® charter sets the professional standard as the most highly respected designation for the investment management profession. By hiring CFA charterholders, you strengthen your team with professionals who have an in-depth understanding of your client needs, and the capacity to tailor and implement specific solutions. Learn more about the CFA Program in India.

Investment Industry Essentials

The Claritas® Investment Certificate offers a simple and cost-effective way to give your employees the knowledge and skills they need to understand how the global investment industry really works.

Investment Performance and Risk Evaluation

The Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM®) Program leverages the global expertise of CFA Institute to deliver practice-based skills for advanced, globally relevant investment performance and risk evaluation, manager selection, and investment reporting. Learn more about the CIPM Program.

Our Role

"An ethics-based culture and best practices are increasingly important for sustainable growth and national wealth creation. The opening of our Mumbai office comes at a critical time amid India's economic reforms."
—Paul Smith, CFA, President and CEO

"In the highly competitive Indian financial market, talent and standards set the best companies apart in the eyes of their clients. Our work to deliver our mission has just started in India."
—Vidhu Shekhar, CFA, Country Head, India

For more insight on our mission, read Vidhu Shekhar's article "Building Our Brand in India" (PDF), from the Sept/Oct 2015 issue of CFA Institute Magazine.

Enterprising Investor: India