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GAFA (Online) FAQs

Q.What is the mode of receiving the certificate?

A. Your certificate will be downloadable and sent to you over email. A physical copy of the certificate will be sent to you via post within 30 days of appearing for the examination.

Q. How do I enroll for the program?

A. Enrollment procedure for the program is as follows:

  • Course Information
  • Download e-brochure for GAFA
  • Register for GAFA Club for further information
  • Eligibility Criteria Matching
  • Enroll with us online by taking the 8 step application procedure

Once you have paid the requisite fees, you will be enrolled for GAFA.

You can drop in an enquiry at info@gafaglobal.com to speak with the Program Counselor for further information.

Q. What are the documents required to enroll for the program?

A. The student requires the following scanned copies of original documents to enroll for the program:

  • Mark sheets of latest qualification
  • Pan Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Passport size color photograph

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for the program?

A. A student who has appeared for 10 + 2 exams from any stream is eligible to take the GAFA exam. Please click here, to find out if you are eligible.

Q. When are the exams held?

A. The exams are held 4 times in a year – January, April, July & October.

Q. What is the mode of taking the exam?

A. You have to take the exam online at the pre – determined exam center. For more details please contact the GAFA Institute at +919007098910.

Q. How do i have to register for exam?

A. You can register for the exams online from your e-portal, which you get access to after completion of enrolment process. For more details please contact the GAFA center at +919007098910.

Q. Do I have to pay anything extra for Indian Regulatory Certification?

A. The cost of all certifications are embedded in this course. You do not have to pay anything separately.

Q. What is the maximum number of attempts for all the exam?

A. There is no limit on the maximum number of the attempts for each level. If you do not pass an exam or if you wish to re-appear for it, you can apply for a re-test, however, you would have to pay a re-test fee.

Q. Can I apply for next level,if I am unable to clear a paper in the previous level?

A. You can apply to the next level, but only after clearing the existing level exams will you able to appear for the next level exams.

Q. Can I re-appear for an examination?

A. Yes, you can re – appear for examinations. However, a re – test fee is applicable.

Q. How does the courses add value to my career?

A. GAFA Program adds value to your career in the following ways:

  • GAFA is an application based program that meets the industry demand.
  • GAFA builds a strong foundation in knowledge and skills furthering the student to engage in powerful group discussions and answer questions confidently in the personal interview.
  • 6 Indian Regulatory Certification embedded in the program.
  • Complete the course with a mandatory dissertation.
  • Kick-start career with dedicated placement assistance after completion of course.

QWhat are the options available to me for GAFA?

A. A student can pursue a successful career in Finance after completing GAFA

  • Pursue higher education in India
  • Pursue higher education abroad
  • Take a job
  • Become an entrepreneur

Q.What are the further higher education options that I can pursue after the completion of Expert GAFA?

A. The student can pursue any Masters degree of his choice but it will be ideal if they pursue a Masters degree in business or finance.

Q. What is the fees structure?

A. The fees structure is as follows:

One time registration fees – Rs. 20,000/- + Applicable Taxes

Associate GAFA – Rs. 20,000/- + Applicable Taxes

Professional GAFA – Rs. 20,000/- + Applicable Taxes

Expert GAFA – Rs. 20,000/- + Applicable Taxes

Q.What are the guidelines specific to different modes of payment?

A. Net Banking: For large transaction amount, net banking is the most preferred mode of payment.

For net banking details please click here.

Debit Card/Credit Card: Kindly check with your bank with respect to your transaction limit and get the same upgraded, if required.

Paytm Wallet: Ensure you wallet is upgraded (i.e. wallet limit is upgraded to Rs.1 lakh).

Q. What is GAFA?

A. GAFA stands for Global Applied Financial Analyst. GAFA is an online e – learning program that gives the student comfort of studying at his / her own pace anywhere and anytime.

Q. What is the program outline of GAFA?

A. The program is designed across three levels, Associate, Professional and Expert that has to be taken sequentially with a one-month gap between the levels. After Expert GAFA Examinations, you need to submit a dissertation, after which you get a GAFA certificate.

Q. Is GAFA is a full time course?

A. GAFA is not a full time course. It is a self paced study program that can be pursued at a time convenient to you.

Q. When can I study for GAFA?

A. You can study at any time where you have computer or tablet & internet connectivity.

Q. Can I opt for Dissertation and /or internship?

A. As a GAFA student, you can only opt for a dissertation. Please click here, to read about Dissertation.

GAFA Classroom FAQs

Q. What is the mode of receiving the certificate?

A. A physical copy of the certificate will be handed over at the GAFA Institute within 30 days of appearing for the examination.

Q. How do i enroll for the program?

A. There is a 4 step enrollment procedure for the program.

  • Course Enquiry
  • Program Counseling
  • Eligibility Criteria Matching
  • Admission by paying requisite fees

Please speak with the Program Counselor or visit the GAFA Institute to enroll for the program. You can drop in an enquiry at info@gafaglobal.com to speak with the Program Counselor for further information.

Q. What are the documents required to enroll for the program?

A. The students are required to submit the following scanned copies of original documents to enroll for the program:

  • Mark-sheets of latest qualification
  • Pan Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Passport size color photograph

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for the program?

A. A student who has appeared for 10 + 2 exams from any stream is eligible to take the GAFA exam.Please click here, to find out if you are eligible.

Q. What is the fees structure?

A. The fees structure is as follows:

One time registration fees – Rs. 36,000/- + Applicable Taxes

Associate GAFA – Rs. 40,000/- + Applicable Taxes

Professional GAFA – Rs. 40,000/- + Applicable Taxes

Expert GAFA – Rs. 40,000/- + Applicable Tax

Q. What are the guidelines specific to different modes of payment?

A. Net Banking: For large transactions amount, net banking is the most preferred mode of payment For net banking details please click here. 

Debit Card/Credit Card: Kindly check with your bank with respect to your transaction limit and get the same upgraded, if required 

Paytm Wallet: Ensure you wallet is upgraded (i.e. wallet limit is upgraded to Rs.1 lakh)

Q. What is GAFA Classroom?

A. GAFA Classroom is the classroom based study format of the GAFA Program. GAFA Classroom takes place in batches at the GAFA Study Center. You can enroll for a batch at a time convenient for you.

Q. What is the program outline of GAFA Classroom?

A. The program is designed across three levels, Associate, Professional and Expert that have to be taken sequentially with a one-month gap between the levels. After Expert GAFA Examinations, you need to opt for a 3-month internship or dissertation, after which you get a GAFA certificate.

Q. Is the GAFA Classroom a full time course?

A. GAFA Classroom is not a full time course. However, you have to attend your classes according to your batch timings.

Q. When are the batches starting?

A. GAFA Classroom has rolling batches. To know about the current and upcoming batches, get in touch with our Program Counselor at +919007098910

Q. How many hours of class do we have in a week?

A. You will have between 6 to 8 hours of classes in a week.

Q. Who are my GAFA Classroom faculty?

A. GAFA Classroom features expert faculties from NSE Academy and EIDOS. Please click here, to read about Core Faculty.

Q. Can I opt for dissertation and / or internship?

A. You can either opt for a dissertation or a 3 months internship. Please click here, to read about Internship or Dissertation.

Q. When are the exams held?

A. The exams are held 4 times in a year – January, April, July & October.

Q. What is the mode of taking the exam?

A. You have to take the exam online at the pre – determined exam center. For more details please contact the GAFA Institute at +919007098910.

Q. How do I have to register for the exam?

A. You can register for the exams online from your e-portal, which you get access to after completion of enrolment process. For more details please contact the GAFA center at +919007098910.

Q. Do I have to pay extra for Indian Regulatory Certification?

A. The cost of all certifications are embedded in this course. You do not have to pay anything separately.

Q. What is the maximum numbers of attempts for all the exams?

A. There is no limit on the maximum number of the attempts for each level. If you do not pass an exam or wish to give it again, you can apply for a retest for that exam, however, you would have to pay the re – test fee.

Q. Can I apply for the next level,if I am unable to clear a paper in previous level?

A. You can only proceed to the next level on successful completion of the previous level.

Q. Can I re-appears for an examination?

A. Yes, you can re – appear for examinations. However, a re – test fee is applicable.

Q. What is the placement procedure?

A. GAFA has a dedicated placement cell continuously working to provide the best placement opportunities to you. Please click here, to read more about Placements.

Q. I want to do a job immediately after the completion of my expert level,what should I opt for dissertation or Internship?

A. The dissertation or internship both lead you to a job, however, pursuing an internship will gives you industry exposure and relevant skills and expertise to lead you to a job.

Q. When will I be eligible for placements?

A. You are eligible for placement only on being awarded the final GAFA Certificate.

Q. What are the probable sectors where I can get placed?

A. The Probable sectors where a GAFA student can be placed are as given below:

  • Banks
  • Financial Services
  • Research Firms
  • Rating Organizations
  • Technical Analyst
  • Asset Management Companies
  • Manufacturing Firms
  • Service Industry
  • Consultancy
  • NBFC

Please click here, to find out the companies that endorse GAFA.

Q. What are the options available to me after GAFA?

A. The student can pursue a successful career in Finance after completing GAFA

  • Pursue higher education in India
  • Pursue higher education abroad
  • Take a job
  • Become an entrepreneur

Q. What are the further higher education options that I can pursue after completion of Expert GAFA?

A. The student can pursue any Masters degree of his choice but it will be ideal if they pursue a Masters degree in business or finance.

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