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Gap between passing CFA L3 and starting to gain relevant work experience

Hi guys, 

I was just wondering…is there any maximum permissible gap between one’s passing the Level 3 exam, and starting to gain relevant work experience.

I expect to remain in a business (family-run) for some time before I can finally focus on gaining relevant CFA-kind work experience.

I’ve passed Level 1 and I’m on Level 2 this coming June, so considering I pass Level 3 by June 2020, can I take my time to get a CFA-related job, or are there any rules governing the time gap between gaining a Level 3 pass and completing the work experience requirement?

And is there anything else that I need to know regarding this aspect?

Regards, and thanks for your time,

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sharadkapoor wrote:

Hi guys, 

I was just wondering…is there any maximum permissible gap between one’s passing the Level 3 exam, and starting to gain relevant work experience.

I expect to remain in a business (family-run) for some time before I can finally focus on gaining relevant CFA-kind work experience.

I’ve passed Level 1 and I’m on Level 2 this coming June, so considering I pass Level 3 by June 2020, can I take my time to get a CFA-related job, or are there any rules governing the time gap between gaining a Level 3 pass and completing the work experience requirement?

And is there anything else that I need to know regarding this aspect?

Regards, and thanks for your time,

No, there is no time limit whatsoever. 

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Recommend you complete the program and work experience asap though, good sir, as one can become too old for marriage material, then having to settle on a partner who is dried on the vine. My dear grandmother used to say this always. 

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