Series 53 Securities Exam – Securities License Exam Preparation


The Series 53 Securities Exam is a limited principal exam required by the MSRB for any person who manages representatives who handle municipal securities only.

Prerequisite Series 52 or Series 7 | $265 test fee (Form U-4) | 3 hour time limit

Test Topics & Approximate Test Questions

Test Topics Approximate Test Questions
Sales Supervision 25
Customer Accounts 25
Trading 10
Uniform Practice Rules 10
New Issues 20
Other Rules 10
***Total Questions*** ***99***


Series 53 Exam Municipal Securities Principal Exam Study Materials:

Series 53 – Exam Study Book

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The Series 53 exam text is an 8 1/2? x 11? perfect-bound review program contains 250+ pages divided into the 6 key areas of the exam.

Quizzes at the end of each section build your confidence and SIX Final Exams will polish your likelihood of passing. Over 700 questions in total.

Study Book for Series 53

Study Book for Series 53

Series 53 – DATABANK of Final Exams

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Designed to complement our Printed Materials, Series 53 DATABANK Practice Exams software is a convenient and effective method of testing a student’s overall comprehension of the material. Using DATABANK Practice Exams software prepares your for the actual test by presenting practice questions of similar complexity to that of the real exam.

  • The program consists of 6 Final Exams drawn from the major topics found on the actual exam.
  • Each question has a detailed explanation that not only explains which answer is correct, but also explains why the other answers are wrong for the more complex concepts.
  • No two tests in DATABANK Practice Exams are the same — the depth of the question pool ensures that each question you sees is unique.
  • All of the tests are weighted in the same manner as the material in the actual exam.

System Requirements:

Requires internet access and will work on most computers, tablets, and smart phones, including Apple devices.

DATABANK for Series 53

DATABANK for Series 53

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Series 53 – Exam Study Book + DATABANK of Final Exams

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Exam Study Book

The Series 53 exam text is an 8 1/2? x 11? perfect-bound review program contains 250+ pages divided into the 6 key areas of the exam.

Quizzes at the end of each section build your confidence and SIX Final Exams will polish your likelihood of passing. Over 700 questions in total.

DATABANK of Final Exams

Designed to complement our Printed Materials, Series 53 DATABANK Practice Exams software is a convenient and effective method of testing a student’s overall comprehension of the material. Using DATABANK Practice Exams software prepares your for the actual test by presenting practice questions of similar complexity to that of the real exam.

  • The program consists of 6 Final Exams drawn from the major topics found on the actual exam.
  • Each question has a detailed explanation that not only explains which answer is correct, but also explains why the other answers are wrong for the more complex concepts.
  • No two tests in DATABANK Practice Exams are the same — the depth of the question pool ensures that each question you sees is unique.
  • All of the tests are weighted in the same manner as the material in the actual exam.
DATABANK and Study Book for Series 53

DATABANK and Study Book for Series 53

System Requirements:

Requires internet access and will work on most computers, tablets, and smart phones, including Apple devices.

Supported browsers on Windows or Mac OS:

  • Internet Explorer (Version 6 or Better) or
  • Google Chrome or
  • Safari or
  • Firefox (Version 3.6 or Better)

NOTE: All FINRA exam are continually being updated. You should take your exam within 120 days of ordering your study materials!
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