CII exam pass rates - advanced diploma, diploma, regulated diploma

The CII have recently published their exam pass rates for 2016 and we have added them to our existing table below so that you can see the previous years rates as well.

The rates are calculated based on the number of candidates who passed during the year divided by the number who sat the exam.

The regulated diploma average pass rate across R01 to R06 was up 2.22% to 60.8% from 58.58% in 2015. There were improvements in the pass rates for R02, R04, R05 and R06 and a  fall in the pass rates for R01 and R03. The highest pass mark was R06 at 73.23% and the lowest was R03 at 50.46%.

The advanced diploma average pass rate across AF1 to AF6 was up to 57.50% from 56.54% in 2015. There was a big fall in the AF1 pass rate and a slight fall in the AF4 pass rate, however the AF2, AF3, AF5 and AF6 pass rates all improved. The highest pass mark was AF6 at 78.95% and the lowest was AF3 at 37.25%.

Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning: AF1 to AF6

Exam 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
AF1 45.02% 57.55% 53.36% 55.50% 57.28% 60.97% 59% 45% 45%
AF2 53.52% 52.27% 50.54% 42.25% 49.32% 48.25% 41% 38% 35%
AF3 37.25% 31.47% 40.92% 45.94% 51.93% 44.83% 40% 32% 38%
AF4 63.37% 63.88% 62.58% 65.65% 62.93% 60.65% 66% 47% 57%
AF5 66.88% 61.75% 65.71% 61.05% 66.55% 55.82% 49% 30% 44%
AF6 78.95% 72.29% 44.71% 47.52% 58.82% N/A N/A N/A N/A

Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning: R01 to R06

Exam 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
R01 57.01% 58.71% 59.41% 59.07% 61.56% 62.85%
R02 57.92% 54.00% 55.99% 54.70% 53.09% 59.27%
R03 50.46% 50.90% 54.55% 50.78% 51.56% 57.77%
R04 54.07% 49.53% 54.09% 58.03% 60.85% 58.28%
R05 72.11% 67.09% 68.73% 74.38% 80.27% 78.68%
R06 73.23% 71.27% 67.56% 68.27% 71.74% 65.19%

Diploma in Financial Planning: R07, R08, J02, J03, J05, J07, J10, J1, J12

Exam 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
R07 79.80% 81.86% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
R08 83.75% 92.51% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
J02 58.37% 57.92% 58.15% 57.35% 59.64% 58.71% 60% 51% 43%
J03 50.94% 62.34% 54.81% 56.30% 51.30% 39.88% 42% 26% 40%
J05 63.51% 57.49% 58.68% 58.13% 64.51% 60.56% 55% 54% 54%
J07 52.10% 51.86% 40.17% 50.23% 53.07% 45.02% 44% 43% 42%
J10 85.12% 83.79% 81.06% 76.60% 75.25% N/A N/A N/A N/A
J11 51.20% 55.61% 56.19% 66.53% 58.93% N/A N/A N/A N/A
J12 75.81% 67.74% 72.89% 77.87% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Source: CII website.

The statistics covering the results during the 2017 year are expected to be released by the CII in February or March 2018.

The message from these rates are clear, in order to pass you need to be well prepared.

Our training directory is available here to help you prepare.