CFA Level 2 2020 (Postponed) - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Fees, Centers
CFA Level 2 2020 - The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute has postponed the CFA Level 2 June 2020 exam in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. The exams has been postponed till December 2020 and the authorities will inform the students about the new exam dates by May 8, 2020 through email. Candidates who had already registered for CFA Level 2 June 2020 session will have the option of extending their registration for the upcoming one or two session of the exam. Candidates can choose to appear for CFA Level 2 December 2020 session or the subsequent session in 2021. The authorities will soon start CFA Level 3 registration for the December 2020 session. Go through the complete article to know in detail about CFA Level 1 eligibility criteria, registration, exam pattern, admission ticket, result and other important details related to the exam.
CFA Level 2 2020 Overview
Name of Exam
Chartered Financial Analyst (Level 2) exam
Frequency of Exam
Once a year
Medium of Exam
Mode of Exam
Number of Sessions
2 (Three hours for each session)
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice questions
CFA Level 2 June 2020 Important Dates
Dates (June Session)
Dates (December Session)
Beginning of CFA Level 1 registration 2020
August 8, 2019
February 5, 2020
Last date for early registration
October 2, 2019
March 25, 2020
Last date of CFA Level 1 registration (standard)
February 12, 2020
August 19, 2020
Last date for final registration
March 11, 2020
September 9, 2020
Last date of request for religious alternate date
March 16, 2020
CFA Exam: Asia Pacific (Levels II & III); Americas and EMEA (all levels)
June 6, 2020 (Postponed)
CFA Exam: Asia Pacific (Level I only)
June 7, 2020 (Postponed)
December 5, 2020
Religious alternate exam day
June 8, 2020 (Postponed)
December 6, 2020
CFA Level 1 result dates
To be announced
To be announced
CFA Level 2 Eligibility Criteria 2020
CFA Institute has released the eligibility of CFA 2020 Level 2 on its official website. Before registration, candidates must carefully understand the eligibility criteria of CFA Level 2 exam 2020. If a candidate is found not fulfilling any one of the CFA Level 2 2020 eligibility criteria, his/ her candidature will be cancelled. The detailed eligibility criteria of CFA Level 2 has been given below:
Chartered Financial Analyst Level 2 Eligibility Criteria 2020
Must have passed CFA Level 1 exam
Academic Qualification (any one)
Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree or
Four years of professional work (does not have to be investment related) experience or
A combination of professional work experience and education that totals at least four years.
International travel passport
Professional Conduct Admission Criteria
Candidate must have completed a Professional Conduct Statement form to attest to prove they are in compliance with this requirement
Living in a CFA exam conducting country
Candidates from India are eligible to appear for CFA Level 2. Candidates can also check the list of participating countries to understand their eligibility
The authorities are conducting the CFA Level 2 registration process for the December 2020 session in online mode through the official website. Interested candidates can register for CFA Level 2 December 2020 before the last date. Candidates will be also required to pay registration fee to complete the registration fee. The step by step process to apply for CFA Level 2 exam has been given below:
Open the official website of CFA and click on the registration option.
Choose CFA level 2 as the exam you want to appear for.
Enter your address and then click on ‘Save and Continue’ button.
Next, candidates will be required to choose their preferred exam location of CFA Level 2 2020.
In India, the conducting body has provided 10 exam cities to choose from - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune for CFA level 2 2020, December session. Currently, Bhopal has been finalised out of the list.
Fill in your International Travel passport information like name, DOB, passport number, etc. The international travel passport will be the only ID proof that the examinees must carry to the CFA level 2 test centres for verification.
Check the box next to the suitable CHA Level 2 eligibility criterion.
Choose your employment status and answer the 9 questions regarding your professional conduct history.
Read the 21 policies of CFA and tick next to the statement of understanding.
Choose the format of the study material.
Pay the registration fee of CFA Level 2 2020 via credit card, cheque, ACH, money order, Wire transfer or postal order. Check the different amounts of CFA registration fees below:
Amount (in USD)
Early bird registration fee
Standard registration fee
Late registration fee
Save and print out the application form.
CFA Level 2 Admission Ticket 2020
The exam conducting authorities will release the admission ticket for CFA Level 2 2020 tentatively one month before the date of exam. The admission ticket will be available for download from the official website of the institute. Candidates can download their CFA Level 2 admission ticket by entering their email and password. Candidates must take the print out of the admission ticket on a clean, blank sheet and ensure that they do not write anything on the front or back of the CFA level 2 2020 admission ticket.
Details Mentioned on CFA Level 2 Admission Ticket 2020
CFA Institute ID
Name of the candidate
Last four characters of their passport number
Passport expiry date
Date and time of the CFA Level 2 exam
Name and location of the CFA exam centre 2020.
CFA Institute has released the list of CFA Level 2 test centres 2020. Candidates can enter their preference of CFA Level 2 test city while registering for the exam. Candidates will also have the option to change their test centre before one week of the date of exam.
Given below are the CFA Level 2 2020 test centres:
CFA Level 2 Exam pattern 2020
Since CFA is a global-level exam, candidates must familiarize themselves with the paper pattern. Doing so will help them in their preparation and boost their confidence for the final day. The table below gives a brief idea about the CFA Level 2 2020 exam pattern:
Exam Pattern of CFA Level 2 2020
Mode of exam
Pen and paper based
Medium of exam
Type of questions
Number of questions
120 (60 in each session)
+3 for every correct answer
No negative marking
CFA Level 2 Result 2020
The CFA Level 2 result 2020 will be declared tentatively one month after the date of exam. Students can check and download their result by entering their registered email address and password. The result of CFA Level 2 will be sent via e-mail and there will not be any offline declaration of the same.
Follow the steps provided below for checking CFA Level 2 Result 2020:
Visit the official website at cfainstitute.org.
Login with the help of email and password
Click on the result option available on screen.
The CFA Level 2 result 2020 will show.
Download the result and take prints for future reference.
The result of CFA Level 2 2020 will also mention the candidates’ ‘Pass’ or ‘Did not Pass’ status along with the topic-wise performance summary.
Also Read:- CFA Level 2 Exam Dates
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CFA Level 2 2020 (Postponed) - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Fees, Centers
Question: Is the CFA Level 2 June 2020 exam cancelled?
Yes, the June 2020 session of CFA Level 2 has been cancelled due to the breakout of COVID19 pandemic. The exam has been postponed till December 2020.
Question: In which mode is the CFA Level 2 exam conducted?
CFA Level 2 2020 exam is currently conducted in offline mode as a pen and paper based test.
Question: I am currently living in India, am I eligible for CFA Level 2?
Yes, India is included in the participating list of CFA programs and candidates living in India are eligible to appear for CFA Level 2.