Series 24 Exam: General Securities Principal

These exams are administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)(previously the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)). Successful completion of both the Series 9 and 10 examinations will qualify an individual to act as a principal who supervises sales for a general securities firm.

Exam Details

Time Limit: 3 hours and 45 minutes
Cost: $115 US as of August 2012. Note that this is the examination enrollment fee ONLY--other fees will also apply. Please visit the FINRA Registration/Exam Fee Schedule for more information.
Number of Questions: 150, plus 10 "pre-test" questions
Passing Score: 70%
Format: Multiple Choice
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Series 7, Series 17, Series 37, Series 38, Series 62, Series 79, or Series 82 exam.
Exam Date(s): Any weekday
Exam Locations: Find your U.S. or international exam center here
Official Exam Website: http://www.finra.org


Exam Topic Weights

For an in-depth breakdown of the below topics, refer to the PDF study outline provided by FINRA here.

Series 24 Exam Topic Weights By Section





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