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

The CII have published their exam pass rates for 2018 and we have added them to our existing table below so that you can see the most recent years 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.

Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning: AF1 to AF5 and AF7

Exam 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
AF1 55.58% 49.10% 45.02% 57.55% 53.36% 55.50% 57.28% 60.97%
AF2 51.66% 48.28% 53.52% 52.27% 50.54% 42.25% 49.32% 48.25%
AF3 31.34% 51.26% 37.25% 31.47% 40.92% 45.94% 51.93% 44.83%
AF4 47.86% 48.96% 63.37% 63.88% 62.58% 65.65% 62.93% 60.65%
AF5 58.00% 64.60% 66.88% 61.75% 65.71% 61.05% 66.55% 55.82%
AF7 44.23% 43.74% N/A

Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning: R01 to R06

Exam 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
R01 63.77% 64.46% 57.01% 58.71% 59.41% 59.07% 61.56% 62.85%
R02 59.99% 62.79% 57.92% 54.00% 55.99% 54.70% 53.09% 59.27%
R03 52.55% 48.71% 50.46% 50.90% 54.55% 50.78% 51.56% 57.77%
R04 57.89% 55.04% 54.07% 49.53% 54.09% 58.03% 60.85% 58.28%
R05 76.35% 78.26% 72.11% 67.09% 68.73% 74.38% 80.27% 78.68%
R06 77.69% 73.4% 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 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
R07 78.32% 74.26% 79.80% 81.86% N/A N/A N/A N/A
R08 82.55% 83.32% 83.75% 92.51% N/A N/A N/A N/A
J02 52.23% 50.95% 58.37% 57.92% 58.15% 57.35% 59.64% 58.71%
J03 59.09% 50.00% 50.94% 62.34% 54.81% 56.30% 51.30% 39.88%
J05 69.58% 69.33% 63.51% 57.49% 58.68% 58.13% 64.51% 60.56%
J07 53.26% 48.51% 52.10% 51.86% 40.17% 50.23% 53.07% 45.02%
J10 85.94% 86.24% 85.12% 83.79% 81.06% 76.60% 75.25% N/A
J11 50.00% 46.94% 51.20% 55.61% 56.19% 66.53% 58.93% N/A
J12 74.73% 73.98% 75.81% 67.74% 72.89% 77.87% N/A N/A

Source: CII website.

The statistics covering the results during the 2019 year are expected to be released by the CII in February or March 2020.

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.