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About CPA

A certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the most honored, renowned profession and the highest qualification in the field of Accounting. The world's largest accounting body, American Institute of Certified Public Accountant (AICPA) administers the CPA examination.

Course Content

Prepare for all 4 exams with our industry experts

Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR)

  • Conceptual Framework, Standard Setting and presentation of Financial Statements (17-23%)
  • Financial Statement Accounts: Recognition, Measurement, Valuation, Calculation, Presentation and Disclosures (27-33%)
  • Specic Transactions, Events and Disclosures: Recognition, Measurement, Valuation, Calculation, Presentation, and Disclosures (27-33%)
  • Governmental Accounting and Reporting (8-12%) Not-for-Prot (non-governmental) Accounting and Reporting (8-12%)
Duration of the exam: 4 hours
Question pattern

66 multiple choice questions (50% weightage) & 9 short task-based simulations (50% weightage)

Auditing & Attestation (AUD)

  • Engagement acceptance & understanding the environment (12-16%)
  • Understanding the entity and its environment (16-20%) Performing audit procedures & evaluating evidence (16-20%)
  • Evaluating audit 􀃶ndings, communications & reporting (16-20%)
  • Accounting & review services engagement (12-16%) Professional responsibilities (16-20%)
Duration of the exam: 4 hours
Question pattern

72 multiple choice questions (50% weightage) & 9 short task-based simulations (50% weightage)

Regulation (REG)

  • Ethics, Professional, and Legal Responsibilities (15-19%)
  • Business Law (17-21%)
  • Federal Tax Process, Procedures, Accounting, and Planning (11-15%)
  • Federal Taxation of Property Transactions (12-16%) Federal Taxation of Individuals (13-19%)
  • Federal Taxation of Entities (18-24%)
Duration of the exam: 4 hours
Question pattern

76 multiple choice questions (50% weightage) & 9 short task-based simulations (50% weightage)

Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)

  • Corporate Governance (16-20%)
  • Economic Concepts and Analysis (16-20%) Financial Management (19-23%) Information Systems and Communications (15-19%)
  • Strategic Planning (10-14%)
  • Operations Management (12-16%)
Duration of the exam: 4 hours
Question pattern

62 multiple choice questions (50% weightage) & 5 short task-based simulations (35% weightage), written communication (15% weightage)

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Fee structure

SGD 2500
  • Weekend Classes (Saturday & Sunday)
  • 10 hours on the weekend
  • 260+ hours of live online training
  • Self-paced learning content by Becker Professional Education
  • 24*7 access to online program material
  • Access to 240+ hours of exclusive recordings
  • 6500 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 250 task-based simulations and study planner
  • Access to mock exams
  • Experienced and passionate faculty
  • Dedicated discussion forums
  • After Course Engagement (ACE)

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This is a 4 part exam of 4 hour each which you need to pass to qualify for CPA exams. It is provided on behalf of the state boards and is managed by 3 partners:

  1. AICPA: It develops and scores the exam
  2. National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA): It manages the National Candidate Database
  3. Prometric: Delivers the test at its centers

Yes, the requirements are specific to the state board from where you choose to be licensed

You must pass all the exam sections within 18 months from passing the first exam.

The fee has 3 components:

  1. Application fee; which is state board specific
  2. Exam fee $209 per section (subject to change)
  3. International testing fee $356 per section (subject to change)

The career opportunities are with US MNC, Big 4s, F & A companies in any of the following areas

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Audit
  • Tax
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Treasury/ Cash Management

First, you will have to apply for foreign credential evaluation for the jurisdiction you are

CPA exams have now been launched in India by AICPA , NASBA and Prometric only for the months of June and September 2020 .So, any candidate planning to take exams in India can schedule any section of the US CPA exams in India during these two months.

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, CPA exams in India will be held only for the months of June and September’2020. We are hopeful that the CPA exam testing in India will continue in the near future and that the testing period will be further extended. You will be updated with respect to any further developments in this regard.

You can administer the CPA Exam in India will be held at eight prometric test centers.

      - New Delhi

      - Bangalore

      - Calcutta

      - Mumbai

      - Ahmedabad

      - Hyderabad

      - Chennai

     - Trivandrum

Citizens or long term residents of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Maldives, Sri Lanka and the U.S. can take the CPA exams in India.

Citizens or long term residents of India, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, U.S, UAE, Yemen can appear for exams in Bahrain, Lebanon, Kuwait, UAE.

All the eligible CPA exam candidates may test in England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany.

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