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Post purchasing the material not Able to start studying your materials. Too much complicated and no guidance to start accessing the study material. Please fix the same and support
Hi Krish, try to use the study planner! Yes it is a lot! But do note that BT is compiling a lot of practice questions from previous years. I recommend to read the books; go to the study notes and read parallel (write down most important parts of each chapter) & then make exercises & practice exams.
Good evening,
I am reaching out to get some tips on how to better tackle the exam as I unfortunately failed the FRM part I . I had a fair understanding in all the quantile except for quantitative analysis , any suggestions ??
Hi @Christelle D ,

I am not sure of your exact study plan so I can only give general advice. Perhaps you can try to focus more on questions? That always works for me, and probably spend more time on QA.
Hi, I cleared FRM Part I in May 2018, I would like to know if May 2022 exam would be my last attempt to clear FRM II without re-appearing for FRM I? Or is my last attempt December 2021?
Hi, I am in the same boat. CLeared level 1 in 2018 and just forgot about it. Is this our last chance to clear the test?
Hi Ranadheer, I was communicated by GARP that my last attempt would be May 2022 (I raised a query via mail). However I can't see this information anywhere in my GARP profile.
Hi, I am working as a manager in a Bank in India and was mostly worked in operations for 5 years. I am looking for a better position now in International banks and want to specialize in Risk. Will FRM certification help me in my pursuit??
It will not be a bad thing to have it on your cv that's for sure. Just don't see it as an end goal, see it as a key that open multiple door of knowledge
I want to appear in May 2021 for FRM part 1, can any one update me about the syllabus, how to go ahead, and is 6 months enough to clear the exam. also I have 10+ years of experience in financial industry (wealth management), does it help, and also, will it considered under professional experience which is required to get the charter/certification of FRM? please advice.
Will it consider for pro xp : yes.

How to proceed : start with book 2 (quant section) then book 3 and then book 4 (once you finish book 4 go straight to book 1 to chapters related from capm & apt from book 1). Then finish with book 1. 6 months is good enough. Just do practice questions from bionic turtle and at the end practice exam from garp and you are all set.

Good luck.
Hi Mr. Hesham,
Hope this message finds you well.
I am currently a candidate in the ORM program and needs your kind tips as my exam day after one month.
I hope to get an answer fro you on my personal email [email protected]

Kind regards,
Hi David. I have a question. May sound silly, but I want some clarity. Risk Free Value = Risky Value + CVA. As the name indicates, Risk Free value is for assuming Zero risk. Not sure how can it have a risky component. Can you please advice? Thanks.
Hey David,

Could you please help me to understand how did you extract the spot rates in the exemple of
the Summarize how to map a fixed income portfolio into positions of standard instruments.
Instructional Video: Jorion, Chapter 11: VaR Mapping

CVA under Basel III

1.what is different between Regulatory CVA and CVA under accounting and pricing?
I found some literatures that define CVA under accounting as, capital that cover expected losses due to CVA volatility while some say, is the cost of credit risk? which is which?
2. The CVA under Basel III, is being replaced by FRTB-CVA or being complemented?
Hello David,
I would like to thank you for this platform:) I am 19 years old, and in my 2nd year in college. I took financial accounting and corporate finance, and am a math major (I have done calc 3). Is it common for students like me to take the FRM? Cause I love this stuff (I spend upwards of 8 hours daily working through the material) but I'm so, so overwhelmed.... I plan to take the Oct/Nov exams. Any advice?
Hi @Nicole Seaman, hope everything is ok. With you and your family. I just wanna ask whether there will be an instuctional video and learning spreadsheet for P1.T4 credit risk and capital allocation. As there are some quantitative concepts that I did not understand reading from GARP books.
Hey guys, is anyone having problems with the note's formulas? The numbers are over each other, which makes it impossible for me to understand them. I even tried copying them and paste them on another files, but some are only mathematical signs and it takes to long. Please let me know where I could open them or in what type of file.

Best regards,
Agree. Wondering if there's a list with the formulae appearing correctly.