FAQs

Is ATA membership is open to everyone?

Yes. Membership of the ATA is open to anybody who is 18 years of age and above with an interest in Technical Analysis.
 
Is there any membership fee?  

  • To become an Active ATA member one has to pay Rs. 3,000/- which includes one time registration fee of Rs. 1,000/- & annual fee of Rs. 2,000/- and documentation required.
  • To become a Non-active member there is no need for any payment and documentation.

Are non-members able to attend ATA meetings?  

Non-members are welcome to attend ATA annual meetings by paying registration fee.

What is IFTA?  

The International Federation of Technical Analysts, Inc. (IFTA) was incorporated in 1986 and is a global organization of market analysis societies and associations. IFTA is an international non-profit professional organization with members in 28 countries.
IFTA offers certification to Professional Technical Analysts around the world. The IFTA offers two certifications:

   Certified Financial Technician (CFTe)
    Master of Financial Technical Analysis (MFTA)

What is the Certified Financial Technician program?

This two-stage education and testing program in technical analysis is offered to members of IFTA-affiliated societies worldwide. It is designed for self-study (syllabus and reading list may be provided), with an examination at the end of levels I and II.

Upon successful completion of both levels, the candidate is awarded the “Certified Financial Technician” designation, which certifies that the candidate has thorough knowledge of the field, and is able to understand and apply advanced technical analysis concepts and tools.

What is the Master of Financial Technical Analysis program?  

This is an academic research-style paper offered to members of IFTA-affiliated societies worldwide.

How much does it cost?  

Certified Financial Technician Level I : US $ 500
Certified Financial Technician Level II : US $ 800
Master of Financial Technical Analysis : US $ 900.

Fees and Conditions may be subject to change without notice.

Do I have to be an IFTA Member to take one of these programs?

You cannot join IFTA directly, you must join one of IFTA’s member/developing societies like ATA. You must be an IFTA Colleague (member of your local IFTA society) to take either exam.

From where do we get the study material?

IFTA provides the syllabus, reading list, & limited number of sample questions. ATA may provide the study material to its members at subsidised rates.

What is the program study duration for each level?
These are certification programs; you can apply one you are ready to apply. There no duration.

When the next examination date and what is its location?
The examination date depends on the your application form.

Does the Cost of exams includes the hard copy of Syllabus or do we need to purchase it separately?
We don’t provide any kind of study material. You have to but book by your end.

When are they held?
CFTe Level exam help round of year. You can apply according your continence and Level-2 exam held twice in a year.

How do I register for them?
You have to be ATA member to attend the examination. After registration your membership in ATA you can apply for Exam.

What is the syllabus?
All Syllabus/reading material is available on website.

What is the cost for CFTe?
The cost of exam for level-1 $500.
The cost of exam for level-2 $800.

What certificate will I get at the end of the same?
IFTA will issue the certification after complete your both level.

Are there any coaching classes available?

No. This program is designed for Self-Study.
 
Can I give exams from any location in
India ?

Members of ATA can take the exam anywhere in the world, providing there is a test center available. List of test centres available in
India are given below :

 

 

Sl. No.

City

State

Number of Testing Centers

1

Ahmedabad Gujarat

 

2

2

Ajmer

 

Rajasthan

1

3

Allahabad

 

Uttar Pradesh

1

4

Amritsar

 

Punjab

 

1

5

Bangalore

 

Karnataka

11

6

Bhopal

 

Madhya Pradesh

2

7

Bhubaneshwar Orissa

1

8

Calicut

 

Kerala

1

9

Chandigarh

 

 

2

10

Chennai Tamil Nadu

9

11

Cochin

 

Kerala

2

12

Coimbatore

 

Tamil Nadu

1

13

Dehradun Uttranchal

3

14

Delhi

 

Delhi

 

1

15

Faridabad

 

Haryana

1

16

Ghaziabad

 

Uttar Pradesh

1

17

Goa

 

Goa

 

1

18

Guwahati Assam

 

1

19

Gwalior

 

Madhya Pradesh

1

20

Hyderabad

 

Andhra Pradesh

6

21

Indore

 

Madhya Pradesh

1

22

Jabalpur

 

Madhya Pradesh

1

23

Jaipur Rajasthan

2

24

Kannur Kerala

1

25

Kolkata West Bengal

 

3

26

Kollam Kerala

1

27

Kottayam Kerala

1

28

Krishnankoil Tamil Nadu

1

29

Lucknow

 

Uttar Pradesh

2

30

Meerut

 

Uttar Pradesh

1

31

Mohali Punjab

 

2

32

Mumbai Maharashtra

 

11

33

Mumbai – Malad Maharashtra

 

1

34

Nagpur

 

Maharashtra

 

3

35

Nashik Maharashtra

 

2

36

Navi Mumbai Maharashtra

 

1

37

New Delhi

 

Delhi

 

10

38

Noida Uttar Pradesh

1

39

Panampally Nagar  ,Cochin

 

Kerala

1

40

Panjim Goa

 

1

41

Paralakhemundi Orissa

1

42

Patna

 

Bihar

 

2

43

Pune Maharashtra

 

2

44

Rajkot

 

Gujarat

 

1

45

Ranchi

 

Jharkhand

2

46

Salem

 

Tamil Nadu

1

47

Shimla Himachal Pradesh

1

48

Thrissur Kerala

1

49

Trichy Tamil Nadu

1

50

Trivandrum

 

Kerala

2

51

Udaipur

 

Rajasthan

1

52

Vatakara,

Kozhikode

 

Kerala

1

53

Visakhapatnam

 

Andhra Pradesh

1