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  • About AICPA

    The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the worlds largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries. It represents the CPA profession and develops standards for audits of private companies, provides educational guidance materials to its members, develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance with the professions technical and ethical standards.

    Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

    AICPA offers the worlds leading licensing examinations, the CPA Examination. The CPA credential is a symbol of trust and professionalism in the world of business.

    Its a highly challenging professional track, but the reward is that CPAs are considered the most trusted advisors in business.

    In addition to completing business and accounting courses in college and passing a comprehensive international exam, CPAs continue to maintain and update their skills as part of their commitment to a truly dynamic profession.

    CPAs are typically multi-talented professionals who perform a mix of highly-specialised job functions including Auditing, Business and Management Consulting, International Financial Reporting and Tax Advisory Services, to name a few.

    Who Will Benefit

    The certification is suited for individuals looking to expand their career potential in accountancy and stand out from the crowd to potential employers. Earning a CPA license demonstrates a commitment to the profession and often highlights potential candidates for leadership and management positions.

    Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible for the CPA certification, applicants must meet the following general requirements (please note that requirements may vary by state/jurisdiction):

    Bachelors degree (150 semester hours requirement of most states) in Accounting (number of accounting hours in the 150 total, is dependent on state requirements) Meet the work experience requirements (1-2 years depending on the state) Take the ethics exam (in most states) Take and pass the CPA exam

    The CPA is divided into four sections: Auditing and Attestation (AUD) Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) Regulation (REG)

    CPA Qualification


    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • CPA exam preparatory course*: Auditing and Attestation (AUD) BD 295Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) BD 295Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) BD 450Regulation (REG) BD 355 Total BD 1,395**Material fee (GLEIM) all parts BD 400

    *Membership and exam fees are payable to The AICPA (USA) separately. **If registering for all four parts at once, candidates will be eligible for a 10% discount.

    BIBF offers a comprehensive study programme and student support for the CPA certification. Tuition is available for all exams of the certification and covers syllabus review and practice exams.

    Fees CPA Examination Information

    The CPA examination is given in a computer- based format. The CPA exam is comprised of multiple-choice and written communication and task-based simulation. *(A simulation is a case study that tests candidates knowledge and skills using real-life, work-related situations) The pass mark is 75% for all four CPA Papers The exam duration of each paper is: - Auditing and Attestation (AUD) - 4 hours - Business Environment & Concepts (BEC) - 3 hours - Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR) - 4 hours - Regulation (REG) - 3 hours Once candidates pass one subject, most boards allow 18 months for passing the remaining three subjects. Candidates who do not pass all four subject within the 18 months period must retake each subject passed outside the period Exams can be taken during the CPA testing windows: - January/February - April/May - July/August - October/NovemberMarch, June, September, and December are considered blackout months, with no testing offered.

    * Candidates should visit the AICPA website at www.cpa-exam.org for new information as it becomes available because the CPA exam format changes periodically.

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    Testing Centres

    CPA exam is offered at selected Prometric testing centres in MENASuch as Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and UAE.

    Additional information, including specific locations and schedules is posted on the Exams website at: www.aicpa.org/cpaexam.www.nasba.org/exams/internationalexam/

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