Certified Alternative Investment Manager (AIM)

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The Certified Alternative Investment Manager (AIM) is an industry recognized standard for professionals advising Alternative Investments. AIM certification is jointly offered by the Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI) & Indian Association of Alternative Investment Funds (IAAIF).

Indian Association of Alternative Investment Funds (IAAIF) – a representative and advocacy body for the Alternative Investment industry in India is the Knowledge Partner for the AIM certification. IAAIF has developed this certification based on rigorous academic research and on extensive discussions with Regulators, Industry Practitioners, Clients and prominent thought leaders.

The purpose of this certification is to explore the world of alternative investments, such as hedge funds, private equity / venture capital funds, real estate, and commodities either directly or through funds of funds. The certification has been developed based on rigorous academic research and on extensive discussions with industry practitioners. The certification addresses the need for qualified professionals in the context of the distinctive characteristics of alternative investment versus other financial products.


  • Rich Investment Management Content
  • Job Opportunities
  • Practical Knowledge
  • One-On-One Access
  • Global Analytical Models
  • Market Savvy Nature of the Certification
  • Access to in-depth market reports
  • Rigor
  • Differentiation
  • Ethics
  • Multiple Perspectives


Fee Regular Mode Self Study Mode Exam Mode
11800 2360
2360 2360 2360
Total 14160 4720 2360
Inclusions 1. Course book
2. Session notes
3. Live online tutorials
4. Past tutorial session recordings
5. Guest sessions by Thought Leaders
6. Mock test
7. Instructional PPTs
8. Refresher tutorials (3 sessions)
9. Exqualifi Membership- 1 Year
10. Complimentary pass to all AIWMI virtual conferences for 1 year
1. All tutorial session recordings
2. Session notes
3. MockTest
4. Refresher sessions (3 sessions)
1. Exam fee for one attempt



AIWMI conducts regular tutorial webinars to prepare candidates for the AIM Certification exam.

Exam Details

AIWMI will be conducting proctored online exams on its own assessment platform and the candidates can appear for these exams from any place. As a requirement for proctored exams, the registered candidates will be given a set of guidelines which they need to adhere to during the duration of the exams. Please do read the same before the start of your exam.


No. Of Exam/s Exam Type Duration Passing % Negative Marking Calculator Allowed Exam Fees ( In India) International Exam Fees
1 80 Multiple Choice Questions 3 hours 50 No Scientific and financial calculators are permitted INR 2360 USD 100

Disclaimer: The Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI) is an independent entity/brand and has no relation, whatsoever, with AIWM