ACAMS India AML Training Program – Basic, comprising of both AML Foundations and India AML Regime Exam, aims to establish the standard for assessing competency in India’s anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism (AML / CFT) requirements and global AML / CFT standards.

The Program is created with the joint efforts from experienced financial compliance experts from India and subject matter experts from ACAMS with an aim to assess the candidate’s understanding of global AML standards and rules and India’s AML / CFT Ordinances applied to financial institutions, capital market intermediaries, trust companies, insurance companies and similar types of institutions. The Program is especially targeted to enhance frontline professionals’ skills to mitigate compliance and financial crime risk for their institution.

Program Structure

  • AML Foundations – Developed for professionals new to AML compliance and those whose responsibilities require a firm understanding of what goes into detecting, preventing and reporting money laundering and financial crimes

    Course Content
    • What is AML / CFT
    • Global AML Laws and Regulations
    • Protection from Financial Crime
    • Investigation on Money Laundering Cases

  • India AML Regime Exam – Comprehensive assessment that aims to establish the standard for assessing competency in India’s AML requirements. It covers a well-defined body of knowledge representative of global and India-specific standards as practiced in the AML field

    Course Content
    • Legal Framework for Combating Money-Laundering and Financing of Terrorism
    • Customer Acceptance, Identification, Verification, Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence
    • Terrorist Financing
    • Risk Management
    • Governance, Exceptions and Special Consideration
    • Technology and Payment Methods
    • Trade-Based Money Laundering
    • Transaction Monitoring and STR Filling
    • Sanctions

Study Materials

Aligning on ACAMS Learning Management System (LMS), candidates can access study materials for both AML Foundations and India AML Regime Exam 24/7 from anywhere and at any time that suits their schedule, allowing candidates to take full control of their own learning experience.

Assessment and Exam

AML Foundations – This is a four-hour e-learning Course. The Course is divided into four one-hour parts that can be paused and restarted as desired over a four-week period. Following the completion of each part of the Course, candidates will be tested on their understanding on key AML / CFT principles via an online assessment with 40 questions. Candidates can take the assessment via LMS anytime anywhere with any internet-connected device.

India AML Regime Exam – Once candidates are ready for the Exam, they can apply to take the Exam at designated exam center. Candidates will have 75 minutes to complete 40 multiple choice questions. Exam questions are a combination of memory recall or definitional questions coupled with application or case-study based questions.


Upon completion of the Program, and pass both final assessment and exam, candidates will receive two e-Certificates and a total of 10 Educational Credit Units (ECUs).

  • AML Foundations
    e-Certificate and four ECUs
  • India AML Regime Exam
    e-Certificate and six ECUs


ACAMS India AML Training Program – Basic (Member Price)

This package includes:

  • AML Foundations
  • India AML Regime Exam

USD 990

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ACAMS India AML Training Program – Basic
(Includes One Year Membership)

This package includes:

  • AML Foundations
  • India AML Regime Exam
  • One Year ACAMS Membership

USD 1,190

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ACAMS India AML Training Program – Basic only applies to India-based customer.

For non-India-based customer, please contact APAC Service Team at for Program inquiry.