Frequently Asked Question

Level I and Level II are exams that can be taken by anyone who wants to excel in Art of Finance. Candidates can study in one of the following options:

  • LIVE Classes: Candidates can enrol in LIVE Classes at 8 different cities - Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai & New Delhi
  • Internet Mode: Candidates who are unable to attend LIVE Classes can watch the videos in the comfort of their home or office. Such class recorded videos are available for limited period only.
  • Self Study: Enrol for Level I and Level II exam at chosen test centre and study independently
  • Brickwork Analyst Program: Brickwork Analyst Program is a full time job as 'Rating Analyst' at Brickwork Ratings, a SEBI registered Credit Rating Agency, has also been accredited by RBI and empanelled by NSIC from Monday to Friday. You can attend LIVE Classes at any one of our 8 centres on Saturdays from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

Classes conducted at one of our centres are relayed LIVE at other locations every Saturday from 9:30am to 5:30pm. The cities where LIVE classes are conducted are in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai & New Delhi.

Graduates in any discipline with a good academic record are eligible to apply for this Program. Those who have basic knowledge of financial markets can self-study and pass Level I and Level II. However, graduates in any discipline with a good academic record are likely to be successful. Candidates still pursuing graduation, who wish to add a finance certification to their resume are also eligible to apply. However, such students will not be given the Program certification till they complete their graduation degree.

The program will have 240 contact hours during weekends, spread over 9 - months.

This Program is a niche certificate program focused on Investment Management, Credit Management and Risk Management. The cours is offered keeping both Indian and international financial markets.

Thus the course is requires you to study both international and Indian text books. Both Harvard business school and Indian case studies are prescribed.

If you are not able to attend the LIVE classes held at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai & New Delhi, you can choose Internet Mode. You can watch the videos in the comfort of your home or office.

The program has 4 modules with 4-5 courses in each. In addition, students may be assigned an industry related project.

Please send us an email stating your full name and the changes required.

Yes. The data in the application form will be saved when you click on ‘Next’ button for each step. All the information including the step where you hit the ‘Next’ button will be saved. You can always begin from where you stopped in the last log in.

Interviews will be held in Bengaluru. Interviews through video calls are conducted for those who are unable attend interview in person at Bengaluru campus.

  • Library
  • An integrated Wi-Fi enabled campus
  • State-of-the art classrooms
  • Centralized air-conditioning
  • Cafeteria
  • Ample space for parking
  • Accessibility
  • Real world discussion with Brickwork analysts
  • The curriculum listed is indicative
  • The students are expected to study all the topics listed
  • The course work may be limited due to time constraints and interests
  • Each faculty may cover few areas in more detail
  • The faculty inputs are merely indicative and do not bind the Brickwork Finance Academy to set questions from uncovered portions.

Photocopies of relevant documents pertaining to the information entered in the application form are required. Brickwork does third party verification of documents and originals need to be produced at admission.

The application is available free-of-cost.

Fee structure for sponsored participants is different from the regular candidates. In the past, firms like Fidelity and some well-known banks have sponsored their employees.

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  • Level I and Level II examinations are a comprehensive six hour examination and cover all aspects of finance. Generally Level I is multiple choice type and level II is an essay type exam
  • Both exams are offered at the following centres usually – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai & New Delhi.
  • Students are expected to study all aspects of finance listed in the course curriculum
  • Candidates, who clear Level I and Level II, become more employable in both domestic and international BFSI sector
  • After completion of the Program candidates can get into the Indian Commercial and Investment Banks, Mutual Funds, Insurance Companies, NBFCs, BFSI wings of IT firms, KPOs etc
  • The international mutual funds, insurance firms, research and information houses, hedge funds, firms, KPO hire our students as research analysts, equity research analysts, fixed income analysts, business analysts, credit analysts, rating analysts etc. Many of these firms designate such analysts as Vice Presidents
  • Those in the IT companies can get promotions, client facing positions and opportunities in BFSI consulting
  • The candidates are also considered by Brickwork Ratings and Brickwork India.

No. This is meant to be a knowledge enhancing course. Brickwork Finance Academy offers certification for graduates or post graduates. It is neither AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) nor University approved. Brickwork Ratings, SEBI registered and RBI accredited CRA has recognised the program. The certificate is backed by the strong reputation Brickwork holds in the financial environment in India

LIVE Classes Rs. 75,000/-
Brickwork Analyst Program Rs. 1,50,000/-
Internet Mode Rs. 50,000/-
Self Study
Level I
Level II
Both (Level I & II)

Rs. 15,000/-
Rs. 20,000/-
Rs. 30,000/-
Fees once paid in full or partial are non-refundable
Exams will not be rescheduled under any circumstances