Series 24


Series 24 – General Securities Principal

The Series 24 Exam is a principal level FINRA exam that qualifies individuals to manage/supervise investment banking or general securities activity, including corporate and government securities, direct participation programs, investment companies, and variable contracts. While this does NOT qualify individuals to supervise municipal or options activity, it does fulfill the qualification requirement for OSJ (office of supervisory jurisdiction) compliance officers.

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Series 24 Exam Details

Exam Format: 150 multiple-choice questions
Exam Duration: 3 hours, 45 minutes (225 minutes)
Passing Score: 70%

Prerequisite: SIE + Series 7
Broker-dealer Sponsorship: required

Series 24 Exam Outline

FUNCTION DESCRIPTION Percentage of Exam No. Questions
Function 1: Supervision of Registration of Broker-Dealer and Personnel Management Activities 6% 9
Function 2: Supervision of General Broker-Dealer Activities 31% 45
Function 3: Supervision of Retail and Institutional Customer-Related Activities 21% 32
Function 4: Supervision of Trading and Market Making Activities 21% 32
Function 5: Supervision of Investment Banking and Research 21% 32
TOTAL 100% 150

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  • Passport
  • Driver’s License
  • Military ID

Student IDs are NOT accepted by Prometric.