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The SIE Exam is the first step to becoming fully registered to conduct securities business. Knopman Marks has the most flexible ways to learn with the best pass rates in the industry. We’ve helped thousands of students pass their licensing exams and we can do the same for you.

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SIE: Securities Industry Essentials Exam
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Our unique set of diagnostic, benchmark, and practice tests can accurately predict your readiness level and your likeliness of passing the actual exam
99% of candidates who pass our benchmark SIE exam on the first try pass the actual exam.
99% of candidates who average between 65% - 70% on their first 500 SIE practice questions pass the actual exam on the first try.
What’s Included
Our comprehensive course includes everything you
need to study:
Digital Flashcards
iOS Mobile App to study offline
Downloadable Supplements
17 Hours of Video Lectures
Benchmark & Practice Exams
Access to Training Center
And everything you need to truly succeed:
Access to the online Training Center, your digital study hub full of proprietary KM study guides, videos, and more
Real-time email updates from instructors with last-minute tips and nudges exactly when you need them
Proactive ongoing check-ins from our expert team
Easy-to-follow action plan with clear-cut guidance and suggested next steps
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With this add-on, you can take as many in-person or virtual SIE classes as you need throughout your training. View Class Schedule

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SIE Course Curriculum
Lesson 1
Intro and Equities
Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Types of Bonds
Lesson 4
Investment Companies
Lesson 5
Other Managed Products
Lesson 6
Lesson 7
Lesson 8
Issuing Securities
Lesson 9
Secondary Market
Lesson 10
Economics and Monetary Policy
Lesson 11
Customer Accounts
Lesson 12
Tax Advantaged Accounts
Lesson 13
FINRA Registration
Lesson 14
Business Conduct Rules
Lesson 15
SIE Wrap-Up
Lesson 16
SIE Flashcards (All Topics & Individual Lessons)
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Exam Details
About the SIE Exam
Exam Format
75 graded multiple-choice 
+ 10 experimental, ungraded questions
1 hour and 45 minutes
Passing Score
Recommended Study Time
40 to 60 hours
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Can I get a demo of your platform?

Yes. You can sign up for a demo account and check out our Training Center experience by navigating to this page:

Why should I choose Knopman Marks for the SIE?

Our SIE course is engaging, our resources are comprehensive, and you will be supported by a team of experts whose mission is to help you succeed. Our SIE pass rate is currently 98% for the SIE Exam because we give you every tool you need from start to finish, so you can study once and study right.

Can I get a free SIE practice exam before starting?

Yes. You can download a free SIE assessment exam here:

How do I enroll in a live SIE class?

Add Live Training to your course and you will immediately have access to enroll in any of our SIE courses through your Training Center. Once you have Live Training access you can enroll in as many courses as you want and can attend in person or remotely.

Do you offer SIE classes outside of NYC?

All our public SIE classes are held in New York City. However, we stream most of our classes online so you can attend remotely from anywhere. We also hold private SIE courses globally upon request.

How do I register to take the Securities Industry Essentials Exam?

To register for the SIE Exam, you can enroll directly on the FINRA website and then schedule your test at a Prometric Testing Center. Prometric offers the exam at locations worldwide. Firm sponsorship is not required to take this examination, but you must be 18 years old. For more details follow our step-by-step guidance here:

How do I get a voucher for the SIE Exam?

Vouchers to cover the cost of the SIE Exam, are provided by your firm or your training provider. If you are enrolled in an analyst or associate training program and are required to take the SIE before joining your firm reach out to our Program Management team to claim your voucher at [email protected]

How long are the videos in the online SIE course?

The SIE course consists of 17 hours of video training. Each lesson has multiple videos that range from 10-15 mins in length. The content is broken into three categories throughout: Essential, Advanced, and Q&A Reviews.

How long do I have access to the SIE materials for?

You have access to our SIE course until you pass your exam, or for up to one year.

I am going to be traveling and wanted to use the time to study for my SIE. I was wondering if the materials I view online are downloadable so that I can view them even when I don’t have Wi-Fi?


Sure. You can download our mobile app for iPhones and iPads to access all of our SIE video lectures offline. Download the content when you are on Wi-Fi and you will be ready to study on the go.

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