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

The CII have published their exam pass rates for 2020 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 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
AF1 44% 49% 56% 49% 45% 58% 53% 56%
AF2 59% 40% 52% 48% 54% 52% 51% 42%
AF4 55% 49% 48% 49% 63% 64% 63% 66%
AF5 72% 57% 58% 65% 67% 62% 66% 61%
AF7 43% 43% 44% 44% N/A

Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning: R01 R02 R03 R04 R05 R06

Exam 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
R01 69% 64% 64% 64% 57% 59% 59% 59%
R02 64% 60% 60% 63% 58% 54% 56% 55%
R03 65% 56% 53% 49% 50% 51% 55% 51%
R04 61% 58% 58% 55% 54% 50% 54% 58%
R05 79% 78% 76% 78% 72% 67% 69% 74%
R06 78% 67% 78% 73% 73% 71% 68% 68%

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

Exam 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
R07 76% 77% 78% 74% 80% 82% N/A N/A
J02 67% 49% 52% 51% 58% 58% 58% 57%
J03 50% 52% 59% 50% 51% 62% 55% 56%
J05 88% 79% 70% 69% 64% 57% 59% 58%
J07 76% 44% 53% 49% 52% 52% 40% 50%
J10 90% 88% 86% 86% 85% 84% 81% 77%
J12 78% 74% 75% 74% 76% 68% 73% 78%

Source: CII website.
The statistics covering the results during the 2021 year are expected to be released by the CII in February or March 2022.

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.