Become a professional accountant in Pakistan:
If you want to pursue a career in accounting in Pakistan than you have two options available. Either you can go for a degree from any recognized university or get professional accounting certifications like C.A, CMA , Public Accountant (PIPFA).
If you chose to go for degree than you will have to compete with many candidates in order to get a job let alone your dream job. So if you want to get financial stability with respect and honor you should go for professional accounting certifications.
These certification though very difficult and some times time consuming but they are worth every moment of it.
So if you want to Become a professional accountant in Pakistan you have three choices;
Cost and Management Accountant
Public Financial Accountant
We have gathered all the relevant information regarding admissions in these certifications. Just click on the link you desire to find the latest and updated information.
If you want to become a chartered Accountant than you have two entry routes;
- Full Time Student
- Trainee Student
Full Time Student
This education scheme is for Intermediate/ A-Level and graduate students. A student must fulfill at least the below mentioned pre requisite for registration.
- Minimum of 50 % marks in Intermediate.
- Minimum of two passes for A level Students
- 45% marks in graduation.
Education prior to training
Students needs to clear Four Papers in Assessment of Fundamental competencies and Nine Papers in Certificate in Accounting and Finance Level.
Education after training
On successful completion of CAF, it is mandatory for the student to join an authorized training organization of the Institute for a prescribed period. During training candidates are required to pass the following stages.
- Certified Finance and Accounting Professional.
- Multi Subject Assessment.
Steps for registration
- Submit your registration form to any office of the institute. You can download the registration form from here.
- Start your studies according to the syllabi of subjects.
- Attempt your exams after paying the examination fee.
The trainee scheme is for graduates. The graduate students must have at least 45 % marks and they must be minimum of 16 years of age.
Steps to follow
- Apply for registration as training-on-probation after joining training organization.
- Complete the probation period of two months.
- Get registered as a trainee student for prescribed time.
The number of exemptions available depends on the educational background of the candidates. Depending on the education exemptions are divided into three categories.
- Exemptions available for A- Level and intermediate students.
- Exemptions available for graduate students.
- Exemptions available for professional qualifications.
AFC Examination Fee
|AFC EXAMINATION (including CBE charges)||Pak Rupees|
|2 papers of same stage||9,800|
|3 papers of same stage||14,000|
|4 papers of same stage||18,200|
CAF Examination Fee
|CAF EXAMINATION||Pak Rupees|
|2 papers of same stage||7,000|
|3 papers of same stage||9,800|
|4 papers of same stage||12,600|
|5 papers of same stage||15,400|
|Writing Skill Test||1,900|
CFAP & MSA Examination Fee
|1 paper of CFAP||8,700|
|For each additional paper||3,400|
|Multi Subject Assessment (One paper only)||12,300|
|Multi Subject Assessment (Two papers)||18,600|
There are two scholarship programs;
EDHI CA Pakistan Talent Program
- Applicants should be amongst the top 20 position holders.
- Current session student only.
- Permanent resident of Pakistan/Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.
- Motivated to join the profession of Chartered Accountancy (CA).
Student Endowment Fund
- Minimum of 80% marks in intermediate of A- Level Examination
- Minimum of 65 % marks in graduation.
- Minimum of 2 B grades in A level certification.
Students who have qualified their intermediate examination are eligible for admission in CMA certification.
Depending on the qualification of the candidate , students needs to provide the following documents for registration.
You can download the registration form from here.
The number of exemptions available depends on the educational background of the candidates.
your total fees depends on your previous qualification level and the number of exemptions which are available. Since there are many academic qualifications it becomes really difficult for us to give an exact amount of fees for particular cases. As a general rule, higher the education level lower the number of papers to study hence lower payment of fees and vice versa.
These fee(s) are for updated regularly. If you find that below mentioned fee(s) as out dated l do let us know. We will update it as soon as possible.
|Study Level||Number of Subjects||Fee Per subject||Total Fee(s)|
|PARCTICAL CORPORATE TRAINING PROGRAM|
Scholarships or financial assistance is provided to those students who are either in need of financial assistance or they have have performed brilliantly in their last academic qualifications. If you want detailed information about scholarships you can find it here.
Students looking to get admission in either corporate or public sector can register using the link.
Looking for exemptions???? Find all the details here.
Fee Structure for Coaching
Coaching Exemption Fee
|Quantitative Methods||Rs. 5,000|
|Basic Accounting||Rs. 5,000|
|Business English & Behavioral Studies||Rs. 5,000|
|Business Economics||Rs. 7,500|
|Business Laws||Rs. 7,500|
|Cost Accounting||Rs. 7,500|
|Financial Accounting||Rs. 7,500|
|Business Communication & Report Writing||Rs. 7,500|
|Management Strategy||Rs. 7,500|
|Financial Reporting||Rs. 8,750|
|Management Accounting||Rs. 8,750|
|Audit, Assurance & Ethics||Rs. 8,750|
|Business Organization||Rs. 8,750|
Fee Structure for Examinations
|Level-1||Rs. 3,000 Per Subject (Computer Based Exams)|
Rs. 1,250 Per Subject (Written Exams)
|Level-2||Rs. 3,000 Per Subject (Computer Based Exams)|
Rs. 1,250 Per Subject (Written Exams)
|Level-3||Rs. 1,250 Per Subject (Written Exams)|
|Level-4||Rs. 1,500 Per Subject (Written Exams)|
|Gateway (Corporate Sector)||Rs. 6,250 (Written Exams)|
Fee Structure for Exemption
|All Sector||Public Sectors|
|Level-1||Rs. 1,875 Per Subject||Rs. 1,875 Per Subject|
|Level-2 & Level-3||Rs. 2,500 Per Subject||Rs. 2,500 Per Subject|
|Level-4||Rs. 3,125 Per Subject||Rs. 3,125 Per Subject|