Assessment

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PASARAN KEWANGAN MALAYSIA CERTIFICATE (PKMC)

a. Examination Format
Module IModule II–IV
Question FormatIndependent multiple-choice questions (MCQs)Part A: Independent MCQs
Part B: Case-based MCQs
No. of Questions100 MCQs (1 mark for each question)Part A: 60 independent MCQs
(1 mark for each question)
Part B: 20 case-based MCQs
(2 marks for each question)
Examination Duration2½ hours
Passing Mark75%
Examination DeliveryClosed book. Online examination
b. Grade Bands

Results will be expressed in the following grade bands:

Grade BandMarks (%)
Pass75 and above
Fail 165 – 74
Fail 250 – 64
Fail 330 – 49
Fail 429 and below
c. Time Limit

Candidates are required to pass all 4 modules within 2 years of admission as a member of PPKM, failing which their memberships will be terminated by PPKM and any module passes gained will be nullified.

d. Award Requirements

Candidates are required to complete all 4 modules within the 2-year time limit to be awarded the Pasaran Kewangan Malaysia Certificate.

e. Award Categories
  1. A Certificate with Distinction will be awarded to candidates who pass all four modules on their first attempt at the examinations (within the first validity cycle) with a minimum score of 85% for each module.
  2. A Certificate with Pass will be awarded to candidates who pass all four modules but fall outside the category of Distinction.
f. Prizes for Outstanding Performance
  1. Each year, a prize for each module will be awarded to the candidate who achieves the highest mark in the module on the first examination attempt, where the mark achieved must be 90% or above. If more than one candidate achieves the same mark, each candidate is eligible for the prize.
  2. Each year, a prize will be awarded to the candidate who completes the PKMC examinations in one and on the first attempt, and achieves the highest aggregate mark for all the modules with a minimum of 90% for each of the modules. If more than one candidate achieves the same mark, each candidate is eligible for the prize.
  3. The prizes are sponsored by ACI-FMAM. The monetary value of the prizes is:

    Module prizeRM2,000
    Excellence AwardRM2,000