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IIM Trichy to be part of CFA University Recognition Programme

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that administers the CFA charter

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 

IIM Trichy to be part of CFA University Recognition Programme

Indian Institute of (IIM) Trichy has become the first IIM to be be a part of the Institute University Recognition Programme. The Post Graduate Programme in (PGPM) offered by Indian Institute of Tiruchirappalli has been acknowledged as incorporating academic courses (at least 70 percent) as per the Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge and placing emphasis on the Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the programme.

Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the charter. As a result of this recognition, in each fiscal year, IIM Tiruchirappalli is entitled to award scholarships to a fixed number of PGPM students to take up the Programme.


“Being the first IIM to get entry into the University Recognition Program underlines our focus on maintaining practical relevance in our finance curriculum and demonstrates the commitment of the faculty at towards sustained excellence,” said Professor from the Finance and Accounting area at IIM-T.

Institute currently has 132,992 members in 145 countries, 126,750 charterholders in 144 countries and 147 societies in 73 countries/regions.

Vidhu Shekhar, Country Head - India, at Institute said that by becoming a part of this Programme, has exhibited commitment to building a talent pool of competent young professionals for the investment industry.

First Published: Mon, November 30 2015. 19:55 IST
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