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Before accessing your exam admission ticket you must read and agree to the following: You are required, without exception, to adhere to all published testing policies and follow all instructions announced on exam day. BEFORE EXAM DAY You are strongly encouraged to visit your test center before exam day. Directions and special instructions are available for most test centers. It is your responsibility to read and understand all information about your test center. Many local CFA Institute member societies host events at the test center or after the exam. EXAM DAY There are two sessions: Morning session: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Afternoon session: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. You must attend both sessions or your exam will not be graded and you will not receive results. If you do not sit for the morning session, you will not be permitted to sit for the afternoon session. You must report to the test center at least one hour before each session. The testing room doors will be closed prior to the start of each session for reading the instructions and late candidates will not be allowed to enter the testing room until after the exam begins. Instructions will not be repeated and no additional testing time will be granted for candidates who are admitted after the start of the exam. The following items must remain on your desk at all times. No exceptions will be made to these rules: 1. Exam Admission Ticket: Print one copy of your admission ticket on clean, unused paper. You will not be permitted to enter the testing room without a valid ticket. 2. Identification: Your identification must meet all of the following criteria: 1) Be current and valid − it cannot be expired. 2) Contain your photo. 3) Be issued by a government agency. 4) Be a single document (not a combination of two or more pieces of identification, such as an expired photo driver's license with a separate renewal certificate). 5) Be an original document. Photocopies of identification documents will not be accepted. You will not be permitted to sit for the exam with an invalid identification. Use of invalid identification will result in CFA Institute voiding your exam results. School and university identification will not be accepted for admittance to the CFA exam. 3. Calculator: You may use only the Texas Instruments BAII Plus (including the BAII Plus Professional) and/or the Hewlett Packard 12C or 12C Platinum during the exam. No other calculators are permitted. Possession of use of an unauthorized calculator at the test center will result in CFA Institute voiding your exam results and may lead to suspension or termination of your candidacy in the CFA Program. Calculator covers are permitted in the testing room. The Texas Instruments BAII Plus cover contains a keystroke card; the Hewlett Packard 12C has keystrokes printed on the back of the calculator. You may refer to these keystroke instructions during the exam. CFA Institute advises you to place fresh

Proctors and security personnel may ask to inspect your belongings at check-in to ensure that prohibited items are not carried into the testing room. personal data assistants. pencil sharpeners (no knives). MP3 players. BlackBerrys®. correction fluid. testing personnel will not provide these to candidates. study materials. or calculator manuals. erasers. hard candy. briefcases. 4. handbags. cameras. however. continue to write or erase after time is called. eyeglasses case. carrying cases. headsets. or pencil cases. IMPORTANT EXAM RULES TO REMEMBER You are bound by the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct (Code and Standards). including box cutter and X-ACTO® knives for use as pencil sharpeners. scratch paper. computers. create a disturbance. electronic organizers. The following items may be kept on your desk. knives of any type. luggage. and the candidate pledge printed on each morning session exam book or answer sheet. speak to anyone other than a proctor during the exam. The following items are permitted in the testing room but must remain in your pockets or under your chair when not in use: wallet (money purse). any type of desk clock or timer. write on anything other than your exam book or answer sheet. fail to follow the directions of testing . cough drops. glance or look at another candidate’s exam or give the appearance of doing so. Rules have been disseminated in various formats. leave the testing room during the final 30 minutes of the exams except for brief toilet breaks. proctors’ verbal instructions. and wristwatches (analog and digital) are acceptable. gum. exit and re-enter the designated testing area during the exams. including notes. You must bring two or HB pencils and Level III candidates (June exam only) must also bring pens (with blue or black ink) for the essay portion of the exam. backpacks. tissues. mobile phones. Writing Instruments: You must bring your own writing instruments on exam day. except during the lunch break. The following items are not permitted in the testing room: food and drinks. Failure to sign will prevent release of your exam results.batteries in your calculator on the day before the exam. baggage of any kind. pagers. You must dispose of any packaging before entering the testing room. with no paper holder or cover. present/future value tables. audible alarms and/or audible timers must be turned off. you must conduct yourself in a respectful and dignified manner and adhere to published testing policies. and other necessary medical or personal items. remove exam materials from the testing room. Please comply with these requests. eyeglasses. or any other remote communication or photographic devices. but not the eyeglasses case. or study guides. including transparent bags. It is important that you remember to read and sign the pledge. earplugs. tote bags. To comply with the Code and Standards during the exam administration process. including your exam admission ticket. Failure to follow any of the CFA Institute published rules will result in cancellation of your scores and may lead to disciplinary sanction: • You must not: bring prohibited personal belongings into the testing room. open the exam book until instructed to do so by the proctor. papers. or rulers. highlighters. including registration information and the website. medicine. textbooks. Pencil sharpeners will not be provided at the test center. if needed: loose calculator batteries (no packaging) and screwdriver for battery replacement. correction tape.

give your exam materials and photo identification to the proctor before leaving the testing room for brief toilet breaks.personnel. and agreed to follow the above conditions. unused paper to the test center. By clicking “I agree” below: I attest that I have read. requirements. I understand that a violation of any rules and regulations of the CFA Program will result in CFA Institute voiding my exam results and may lead to suspension or termination of my candidacy in the CFA Program. understood. policies. . remain seated at the conclusion of the exams until all materials have been collected and reconciled. Further. • You must: bring only one copy of your admission ticket printed on clean. and procedures for the CFA Program.