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

The CII have published their exam pass rates for 2019 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 AF2 AF4 AF5 AF7

Exam 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
AF1 49% 56% 49% 45% 58% 53% 56% 57%
AF2 40% 52% 48% 54% 52% 51% 42% 49%
AF4 49% 48% 49% 63% 64% 63% 66% 63%
AF5 57% 58% 65% 67% 62% 66% 61% 67%
AF7 43% 44% 44% N/A

Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning: R01 R02 R03 R04 R06 R06

Exam 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
R01 64% 64% 64% 57% 59% 59% 59% 62%
R02 60% 60% 63% 58% 54% 56% 55% 53%
R03 56% 53% 49% 50% 51% 55% 51% 52%
R04 58% 58% 55% 54% 50% 54% 58% 61%
R05 78% 76% 78% 72% 67% 69% 74% 80%
R06 67% 78% 73% 73% 71% 68% 68% 72%

Diploma in Financial Planning: R07 J02 J03 J05 J07 J10 J11 J12

Exam 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
R07 77% 78% 74% 80% 82% N/A N/A N/A
J02 49% 52% 51% 58% 58% 58% 57% 60%
J03 52% 59% 50% 51% 62% 55% 56% 51%
J05 79% 70% 69% 64% 57% 59% 58% 65%
J07 44% 53% 49% 52% 52% 40% 50% 53%
J10 88% 86% 86% 85% 84% 81% 77% 75%
J11 54% 50% 47% 51% 56% 56% 67% 59%
J12 74% 75% 74% 76% 68% 73% 78% N/A

Source: CII website.

The statistics covering the results during the 2020 year are expected to be released by the CII in February or March 2021.

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.