IIM Lucknow Joins with CFA Institute in University Affiliation Program

The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM Lucknow) has declared its association with the CFA Institute through the University Affiliation Program (UAP). As per the official statement from IIM Lucknow, the institute organized the inaugural event for the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program, featuring Arati Porwal, Country Head, India at CFA Institute.

As per IIM Lucknow, the program is crafted to prepare students from the institute for the globally acknowledged CFA designation, considered a key investment credential. The institute states that the program enables the infusion of practical knowledge into its curriculum and provides students with insights from practitioners in the global industry.

“The collaboration with the CFA Institute reaffirms our commitment to nurturing future-ready leaders in investment management, emphasizing excellence”, said Prof Ajay Garg, Dean of Faculty at IIM Lucknow. Through the University Affiliation Programme, students gain access to course materials and programs such as practice questions, mock exams, and access to all three levels of the CFA Program Curriculum, informed IIM Lucknow.

“This partnership will significantly enhance the talent pool crucial for driving growth in the investment management industry and our country's economy", said Arati Porwal, Country Head, India at CFA Institute. The release also informed that eligible students may receive grants and cost exemptions for the CFA Programme, along with discounts on CFA exam fees.