The FRM® Program

The Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) designation is the globally recognized standard for those who manage risk. This degree is offered by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), USA ( and is valid in 140 countries around the world.

Exam Structure

ExamFormatDevelopment and
I100 multiple choice QuestionsConducted twice a year in May and November.
II80 multiple choice QuestionsConducted twice a year in May and November

No Negative Marking

The exact curriculum for each level may change from time to time as updated by the institute but all levels are broadly centered around the candidate body of knowledge.


Only GARP approved calculators either BA II plus (professional) or HP12C are permitted to be used at the FRM® Exam.


Exam results are pass / fail and are released via email approximately six weeks after the Exam is administered. Candidates are provided with quartile results that enable them to see how they scored on specific areas relative to other candidates.

FRM Exam Topic Areas

The FRM® Exam is designed by the FRM® committee, a group of distinguished risk professional backgrounds. A wide range of industries including (but not limited to) banking, consulting, traditional asset management and hedge funds, technology and nonfinancial corporations is regularly surveyed through a formal job task analysis process to determine the knowledge, skills and abilities required to function effectively as a financial risk manager in the global market place. The FRM® Exam Part I and Part II cover a spectrum of topics in financial risk management.

Top 10 Companies Employing FRMs

Bank of China
Agricultural Bank of China
Deutsche Bank
Credit Suisse

10 Global Banks Employing FRMs

China Construction Bank
Agricultural Bank of China
Bank of China
JP Morgan Chase
Wells Fargo
Bank of America
Banco Santander

Study requirements

Estimated minimum study time required per Part
Part I – 15 hours per week for 18 weeks.
Part II – 15 hours per week for 18 weeks.

Features of classroom and online training for FRM®

  • Weekend Batch: Sat & Sun.
  • Weekday Batch: Mon, Wed, Friday.
  • Batch Size: 20.
  • Enrolment only after admission test.
  • Fee Part 1 : 35000/-
  • Fee Part 2 : 35000/-
  • Live online access available to out station candidates.
  • Every classes recorded. Recording available to student for revision after the class.
  • Practice questions will be shared in Whatsapp group.
  • Immediate resolution of doubts in Whatsapp group through audio or video file.
  • Every evening from 9.30 pm to 10.30 pm 1 hr quiz session.
  • Assessment test after every topic along with discussion.
  • Once entire syllabus is over then 10 topic wise practice test along with discussion.
  • 1 Month before exam, 6 full length Mock tests along with discussion.