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IFMP - Brief Overview and Objectives

Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (IFMP), Pakistan’s first securities market institute, was established to meet the skill needs of capital markets through creation of a permanent platform to develop human capital with certified knowledge and undertaking of independent research. The Institute has been mandated to conduct licensing certification examinations for different segments of the market and develop skilled professionals who are;

i) familiar with international best practices;
ii) sensitized to the need of ethical behaviour and;
iii) capable to deal and advise on instruments that are currently traded and also on new products.

IFMP is also mandated to provide a forum for research and development, exchange of ideas and eventually consulting services to financial markets.

The Institute will develop a pool of trained and certified professionals, skilled not only to deal in conventional instruments but also to develop and trade new and complex capital market products like options, index futures, and Exchange Traded Funds, and commodity futures.

The Institute has been registered as a ‘Not-for-Profit’ company limited by guarantee with share capital under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984.

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Examination Registration Date

Last Date for examination registration of different IFMP Programmes is 5th September 2017 for September 2017 cycle. Exams will be held on September 24, 2017.

IFMP Fee Schedule

Registration Fee

At the time of Candidate Registration (One time)*

At the time of Examination Registration**
EXAMINATION REGISTRATION FEE (every time candidate appears in the exam)
Rs. 7,000


Candidate are eligible for IFMP Associate Membership on passing any two IFMP Certification Programme


  1. All IFMP Fees indicated above are NET OF TAXES.

IFMP Examination Schedule

Examination Schedule has been revised.

To access the latest IFMP Examination Schedule for different programmes, click here


The economy is changing all the time. The Institute hopes that, by responding to these changes positively, it can contribute to the dynamic development of the country's capital markets as well as of the economy itself.
Ameer Hamza

Programme Manager
Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan