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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

One of the world’s leading licensing examinations, the CPA Examination serves to protect the public interest by helping to ensure that only qualified individuals become licensed as Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). The primary functions CPA fulfill relate to assurance services, or public accounting. In assurance services, also known as financial audit services, CPAs attest to the reasonableness of disclosures, the freedom from material misstatement, and the adherence to the applicable generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in financial statements.
Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
The Uniform CPA Examination consists of four parts:
  • Auditing and Attestation (AUD)
  • Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)
  • Regulation (REG)
Examination Style

Examination consists of multiple-choice questions  & condensed case studies called simulations.

Examination Passing Score

Passing Score is 75%

Examination & Results Dates

Exams are taken place every first two months of each quarter e.g. (Q1 January & February, Q2 April & May, etc)

Examination Mode Computer-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
Professional Body American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Location of Incorporation United States