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IRM's Exemption Policy recognizes the educational background and work experience of candidates, thereby providing a fast track towards earning the IRM designations and becoming a certified enterprise risk professional. Study our requirements to be eligible for direct enrolment into any of the applicable qualifications or membership.


Description Designation Exemption Eligibility & Fees

Level 1
Choice between
1. Student Exam
2. Professional Exam

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Fundamentals None Candidates with 2 years’ experience in ERM could directly apply for the Level 2 examination (INR 6,000 exemption fee, which shall be refundable once exemption is granted and candidates completes fee payment for the respective Level)

Complete the exemption form here

Level 2
Choice between
1. General ERM
2. Financial Services ERM

International Certificate IRMCert If you already hold one of the risk management qualifications on this list you will be exempt from the International Certificate (Level 2) and may apply directly to earn the designation "IRMCert". Drop you enquiry here.

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Level 3

International Diploma GradIRM Professionals with 8 years’ risk experience can directly apply for the Senior Executive Route to Level 4 “CMIRM” designation. Drop your enquiry here.

Learn more about the CMIRM designation

Level 4

Certified Member CMIRM Not applicable

Level 5

Certified Fellow CFIRM Not applicable

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