• The CIA qualification, awarded by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
• CIA is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains a standard by which individuals can demonstrate their competence, professionalism and ethics in the field of internal auditing.

WHO CAN DO?

To register for the certification and take exams, you must hold ONE of the following:
• A degree
• The ACCA Qualification
• Two years post-secondary education (such as A-levels) and two years experience in internal audit
• Four years experience in internal audit
(If you don’t meet the criteria it doesn’t stop you studying towards the CIA – you can take the CIA training programme at any time and then apply once you become eligible.)
Before you can be awarded the CIA designation, you must also have some experience of working in internal audit or a related role. You must hold one of the following:
• A degree and two years experience
• Two years post-secondary education (such as A-levels) and five years’ experience
• Seven years experience

Note:
• Any professional qualification like ACA, ACCA, CPA, CMA, CFC, CFA etc. can give CIA exam.
• CIA Challange Exam for ACCA: ACCA can do CIA by giving one exam internal audit exam offered to ACCA members alongside membership of the IIA. If you are an qualified ACCA, by giving only one exam you can be a CIA(USA). For more details please visit www.accaglobal.com.

Course Outline

CIA (USA) Part-I
Internal Audit’s Role in Governance Risk and Control
CIA (USA) Part-II
Internal Audit Practice
CIA (USA) Part-III
Internal Audit Knowledge Elements
• Mandatory Guidance (35-45%)
• Internal Control Risk (25-35%)
• Conducting Internal Audit Engagements Audit Tools and Techniques (25-35%)
• Managing the Internal Audit Function (40-50%)
• Managing Individual Engagements (40-50%)
• Fraud Risk and Control (5-15%)
• Governance/ Business ethics (5-15%)
• Risk Management (10-20%)
• Organization Structure (15-25%)
• Communication (5-10%)
• Management Leadership Principles (10-15%)
• IT/Business Continuity (15-25%)
• Financial Management (10-20%)
• Global Business Environment (0-10%)

Exam Format

CIA (USA) Part-I
Internal Audit’s Role in Governance Risk and Control
CIA (USA) Part-II
Internal Audit Practice
CIA (USA) Part-III
Internal Audit Knowledge Elements
125 Multiple Choice Questions 100 Multiple Choice Questions 100 Multiple Choice Questions

CIA Exam Passing Score: Out of the range of 250 to 750, the passing score is 600.

Exam Duration

CIA (USA) Part-I
Internal Audit’s Role in Governance Risk and Control
CIA (USA) Part-II
Internal Audit Practice
CIA (USA) Part-III
Internal Audit Knowledge Elements
2.5 Hours Offered as a CBT (Computer Based Testing) 2 Hours Offered as a CBT (Computer Based Testing) 2 Hours Offered as a CBT (Computer Based Testing)

Exam Dates

CIA (USA) Part-I
Internal Audit’s Role in Governance Risk and Control
CIA (USA) Part-II
Internal Audit Practice
CIA (USA) Part-III
Internal Audit Knowledge Elements
Candidates can sit for the CIA Exam throughout the year. Candidates can sit for the CIA Exam throughout the year. Candidates can sit for the CIA Exam throughout the year.

Exam Fee

​Member ​Non-Member Student
​Application Fee ​US $115 ​US $230 ​US $65
​CIA Exam Part fee (three part exam) Part 1 ​US $280 ​US $395 ​US $230
​CIA Exam Part fee (three part exam) Part 2 ​US $230 ​US $345 ​US $180
​CIA Exam Part fee (three part exam) Part 3 ​US $230 ​US $345 ​US $180

Exam Location

Exams are administered through the worldwide network of Pearson Vue Testing Centers and are available in accordance with local customs. To locate a Testing Center and to schedule exam appointments, visit www.pearsonvue.com