Professional Examination

Professional Examination

The Programme is specifically designed for individuals aspiring to cut a niche in the Securities and Investment world. The Professional examination is a tightly scheduled and highly structured, student-centred programme that aims at developing the participant’s a thorough insight into both the conceptual basis as well as the practical skills involved in the financial industry. The curriculum is coined based on feedback received from some of the best programmes available and aims to enrich and sharpen the financial skills of participants, to keep them abreast with the latest in the world of the capital markets and to help them appreciate and understand better the recent innovations in the discipline.

To be awarded the Chartered Stockbroker, candidates must pass the two levels of professional examinations. It is conducted twice in a year in the last Tuesday and Wednesday of the month of March and September.

The arrays of courses cover financial analysis, portfolio management, regulations, etc which are readily available in the syllabus.

Examined are essential practical skills and knowledge required for professionals working in securities and investment markets common in all countries. Click here to register.

  • Minimum Entry Requirement

Applicant must possess a B.Sc. or HND (in any field of study) or relevant professional qualification.

  • Unilingual Exams

The examination is conducted in English language and other languages may be made available in the near future.

  • Rules and Regulations

Download the Rules and Regulations governing the conduct of the CIS examinations here.

  • Exam Details & Syllabus

You can download the syllabus here

  • Past Questions and Solutions

Download past questions and solutions here

  • Study Materials for Reading

The e-copy of the Study packs are available when you pay for the examination for each diet.

Level 1 & Level 2

PAPER CODE SUBJECT DATE SESSION TIME
1.1 FAFSA, EFM & QT Morning 8:50am – 12:00pm
1.2 CF, EVA & FIVA Afternoon 1:50pm – 5:00pm
1.3 DVA, PM & CTF Morning 8:50am – 12:00pm
1.4 EPS, LSI & RSC Afternoon 1:50pm – 5:00pm
To practice investment and stockbroking in Nigeria, you need to be a CIS Associate or Fellow.

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