Career After Financial Risk Manager

For more than 20 years, the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) has set the global standard for risk management. FRM designation signifies a mastery of the skills and knowledge needed to help organizations succeed in today’s rapidly changing financial landscape.

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Why FRM Certification?

The FRM Program, offered by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP, USA), is a Globally recognized, Graduate Level Curriculum that provides skills required for a rewarding career in Risk Management, Trading, Structuring, Modelling, etc.

By achieving the FRM Certification, candidates join a worldwide network of professionals in more than 190 countries and territories, greatly expanding their professional development opportunities. Moreover, employers know that FRMs have the knowledge needed to anticipate and respond to critical issues, providing them with an edge in their career and professional development.

For more than 20 years, the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) has set the global standard for risk management. Developed by the world’s leading risk practitioners, the designation signifies a mastery of the skills and knowledge needed to help organizations succeed in today’s rapidly changing financial landscape.

As the financial industry becomes increasingly competitive, the professionals who advance are those who can prove their ability to add value. The FRM certifies that a candidate possesses the knowledge to help their organization succeed.

About FRM Certification

The FRM is a qualification for risk management professionals, particularly those who are involved in controlling, analyzing, or evaluating potential credit risk, liquidity risk and market risk as well as non-market related financial risks. FRM holders perform a large array of functions connected with risk management within asset management firms, investment banks as well as in government agencies and corporations.

FRM Course Content:


Topics & Structure of FRM-Part-1 Weightage in the Exam
Foundations of Risk Management 20%
Quantitative Analysis 20%
Financial Markets and Products 30%
Valuation and Risk Models 30%
Topics & Structure of FRM-Part-2 Weightage in the Exam
Market Risk Measurement and Management 20%
Credit Risk Measurement and Management 20%
Operational Risk and Resiliency 20%
Liquidity and Treasury Risk Measurement and Management 15%
Risk Management and Investment Management 15%
Current Issues in Financial Markets 10%

Upcoming FRM Classes

Class Name Start Date Class Time Days of the week
FRM Revision Class17-Apr, 20219:30 AMSaturday

Who should become a FRM?

Lay a foundation for continued Improvement and Advancement in your Career

Demonstrate your proficiency with Internal Staff and External Clients

Develop your knowledge of best practices in the Industry

Distinguish yourself from your Peers

Job positions after FRM

  • Risk Quantification Manager
  • Senior Operational Risk Manager
  • Credit risk specialists
  • Market risk specialists
  • Operational risk analysts
  • Regulatory risk analysts
  • Enterprise Risk Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Risk Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager

Why Delphi?

Certified & Professional Trainers

Our faculties are qualified & industry experts with significant experience in their domain.

Live Instructor Led Training

We conduct live classes through GoToMeeting, Zoom and other live meeting software.

Cloud e-learning portal

Get live class notifications, view class recordings, or practice questions all in one access.

Flexible Batch Timings

All our batch schedules are designed to support work while you study principle.

Placement Assistance

We guide you to benefit from the newly acquired global professional certification.

Reputed Study Materials

We provide internationally reputed study materials with our customized success slides.

Exam Pass Guarantee

We guarantee you’ll pass your exam on the first attempt.

How to Become a FRM?



Register with the GARP for the FRM Exams.


Start Preparation

Start your FRM Exam preparation with our Instructor led live classes and practice questions through our e-learning portal.


Pass the FRM Exams

Pass all the 2 parts of the FRM Exams


Get Two Years of Experience

The final step in becoming a certified FRM is demonstrating that you’ve had at least two years of full-time work experience in the field of risk.

FRM Course Trainer

Sumanth M

B Tech (IIT), MBA (ISB), CFA Chartered Holder

Sumanth is as B Tech from IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), Madras, completed his Master’s Degree from ISB and is a CFA Chartered Holder.Read More

Shyam Sarrof


Shyam is a versatile scholar and trainer, possessing a hard-core Advisory, Control & Risk Management experience of more than 22 years. Read More

Certified & Professional Trainers

Our faculties are qualified & industry experts with significant experience in their domain.

FRM Course Highlights

Self Paced

ELearning at your own pace

  • 120+ Hours of Recorded Videos
  • Access To Delphi e-Learning Portal
  • 1,000+ Exam Success Slides Access
  • 700+ Practice Questions
  • 24*7 Support

Live Online

Live Instructor Led Online Classes

  • 160+ Hours Live Online Training
  • Access To Delphi e-Learning Portal
  • 1,000+ Exam Success Slides Access
  • 700+ Practice Questions
  • 24*7 Support
  • Mock Tests
  • Free Career Guidance
  • Revision Class before Exam

In-house Live

Corporate or One to One Training

  • 160+ Hours Live Training
  • Access To Delphi e-Learning Portal
  • 1,000 + Exam Success Slides Access
  • 700 + Practice Questions
  • 24*7 Support
  • Mock Tests
  • Free Career Guidance
  • Revision Class before Exam

FRM Course FAQs

Frequently asked questions for Online FRM Course

Preparation time will vary based on experience and background. On an average, candidates should spend about 250+ to 300+ hours studying for each part.

No work experience is required to sit for the Exam; however, candidates must have at least two years of professional work experience to complete their certification and use the FRM designation.

The two designations attest to different skills and aspects of a professional’s capabilities and complement each other well. The FRM is focused on risk and tests knowledge of topics such as market risk, operational risk, integrated risk management, valuation, risk models, and investment risk management. The CFA provides an overview of financial topics but does not cover risk in the same depth as the FRM. Many professionals choose to demonstrate their mutual competencies by earning both designations, especially given the prominent role of risk management in the global financial industry.

The FRM Exam has a quantitative component, but the concepts are presented in real-world situations that risk managers’ face.

Our trainers are Qualified MBA, CFA, FRM having more than 15+ Industry Experiences as well as having experience of teaching for more than 10 years.

A student may miss not more than the two first classes of the batch he/she wishes to enroll for. Make-up sessions will be provided for all missed classes.

You will be provided with the following:

  1. Original Books
  2. Lectures
  3. Mock Exam
  4. Revision Session as well Mock Test before Exam.
  5. Success Notes & Guidance before Examination

If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.

We have a different Mode of the class conducted as per the convenience of Professionals and Trainers:

    Classroom Training (Regular and FastTrack)

    Live Instructor Led Online Training (Online)

    VIDEO Training (Online)

All the training sessions are LIVE Online Streaming using through LIVE meeting Software, thus promoting one-on-one Trainer Student Interaction.

As the world’s most widely accepted risk management designation, the FRM differentiates you from your peers and validates your knowledge of the tools and techniques demanded by the risk management profession. There are currently more than 60,000 FRMs employed globally at nearly every major bank, asset management firm, hedge fund, consulting firm, and regulator.

No, you do not have to be a Member to register or sit for the Exam. As part of the initial enrolment in the FRM Program, though, candidates will receive a one-year GARP Individual Membership and all its privileges, which can be set to renew automatically during a candidate’s registration. Certified FRMs are offered a discounted membership rate in recognition of their professional achievements and dedication to best practices in financial risk.

No, but GARP strongly recommends participation in the CPD Program to maintain the value of certification. The program requires FRMs to earn 40 credits every two years. In general, one credit is awarded for every hour spent on a relevant educational activity.

In 2021, all FRM Exams will be administered via CBT, with the exception of the May Part II Exam, which will remain paper-based to allow candidates to complete their certification in the way they began. In addition, GARP is now offering its Exams for multiple days at a time per month, as opposed to its previous, single day tradition

The average pass percentage of FRM students at Delphi are approximately 70% to 85%.

Yes, Delphi acts as a complete guide for those aspiring to achieve the FRM qualification.

Delphi promises success in your FRM Exam, however, if you are unsuccessful, you can avail the pass promise and attend the next batch free.

Financial Risk Manager (FRM) offered by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the FRM certification is recognized as the most recognized certification for risk managers. Those with the FRM designation are in high demand because of their demonstrated ability to anticipate, respond, and adapt to critical risk issues. The FRM’s are highly demanded in banks & financial companies.

To earn the FRM certification, you must take and pass Part I and Part II of the FRM Exam. There are no education or work requirements for taking the exam, but after you pass both parts, you must demonstrate that you’ve had at least two years of full-time work experience in the field of risk. Finance-related vocations are the only ones considered as acceptable work experience. Examples include portfolio management, industry research, trading, and risk consulting.

There is no eligibility requirement for appearing for the FRM exam. So, you can appear for the FRM exam, clear the same and then get the relevant work experience and then get the certification.
If you pass the FRM exam (Full exam or both Part-1 and Part-2) but does not have the 2 years of relevant work experience, GARP issues a letter stating that the candidate has passed the FRM exam. The candidate will be considered as “FRM Holder” but not “Certified FRM Holder”. The candidate can use the FRM designation only after submitting the proof of the 2 years of work experience to GARP, and after receiving the GARP confirmation that the candidate has been formally included on its registry of certified FRM holders. However.

ere are no restrictions as when you can re-register for FRM Exam Part I. If you re-register you will be required to pay the exam fee only, you do not have to pay the enrollment fee again.

The FRM Exam Part I focuses on the tools used to assess financial risk, and it is always offered in the morning. It has more questions than Part II. Part II focuses on the application of the tools, and it is always offered in the afternoon.

Part I will be offered in May, July, and November, and Part II will be offered in May and December.

FRM-Part I Exam is computer-based; with 100 multiple-choice questions. The May Part II exam is paper-and-pencil based; however, the December Part II exam will be computer based. The Part II exam has 80 multiple choice questions. Both Parts of the FRM exam are four hours in length.

Part I tests your knowledge of the tools used for risk management. The topics and their weights are:

    Foundations of risk management (20%)
    Quantitative analysis (20%)
    Financial markets and products (30%)
    Valuation and risk models (30%)

The topics of Part II are based on applying the tools tested in Part I and are weighted as follows:

    Market risk measurement and management (20%)
    Operational risk and resiliency (20%)
    Credit risk measurement and management (20%)
    Liquidity and treasury risk measurement and management (15%)
    Risk management and investment management (15%)
    Current issues in financial markets (10%)

On an average you should spend 200 to 300 hours apart from training provided by Edudelphi.

The FRM designation is recognized by top employers globally as the highest standard qualification in financial risk. As the FRM designation continues to grow, so also its benefits. Average annual salary for financial risk managers in the United States is $101,404. Financial risk analysts earn approximately $56,000. On the top end of the scale are senior financial risk managers or executives, who earn an average of $151,000.

In 2019, the average pass rate for Part I was 44% and 59% for Part II.

The cost to sit for the FRM Exam varies depending on when you register. Enrollment for the FRM Exam requires a one-time enrollment fee of $400 (USD), due when you register for your first Part I FRM Exam, as well as individual exam registration fees,
Early – $550
Standard – $750

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