|Author: rahul kundliya 13 Apr 2010||Member Level: Bronze Points : 2|
|Admission requirements for members of the|
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
following admission requirements:
Academic study requirements
ACA members of ICA India are required to complete at degree level or above:
Recognised courses in three advanced accounting elective topics* including either auditing or financial accountin
A recognised course(s) in New Zealand taxation
A recognised course(s) in New Zealand commercial law
Four “liberal”/general studies courses
chosen from the following options:
Financial accounting • New Zealand taxation • Accounting information systems
ACA members of ICA India are deemed to have successfully completed course(s) in advanced management accounting,
and the accounting and business-related compulsory topics with the exception of taxation and commercial law. The courses
in New Zealand taxation and New Zealand commercial law must be completed at a tertiary institution approved by the
Institute. A list of approved tertiary educational institutions (ATEIs) is attached. The tertiary institution you choose to attend
should be able to provide you with specific advice regarding individual courses that are recognised by the Institute as
satisfying the topics listed in this information sheet. Please contact our Registry Services team if you require clarification.
ICA India Admissions requirements information sheet March 2005
Practical experience requirements
Two years’ post-academic specified practical experience in an Institute-approved training organisation (ATO) and with
an Institute-registered mentor.
ACA members of ICA India are not required to provide evidence of having completed one year of general practical
experience before undertaking specified practical experience.
Professional competence requirements
Professional Competence Examination 1 (PCE 1)
Professional Accounting School (PAS)
Professional Competence Examination 2 (PCE 2)
A candidate must also satisfy the Institute that he/she is of good character and reputation.
Applying for provisional membership of the CA College
On completion of the academic requirements a candidate should apply for provisional membership of the Institute. An
application for provisional membership is available at from the Membership Section of the Institute’s web site (icanz.co.nz).
It is necessary for a candidate to be registered as a provisional member of the Institute and to have completed, or been
exempt from, the one year general practical experience requirement to be eligible to sit PCE 1. On admission to provisional
membership, an ACA member of ICA India will be issued with a letter of eligibility to sit PCE 1.
Applying for full membership of the CA College
On successful completion of all the admission requirements, provisional members may apply for full membership as a CA by
completing an application form for full membership. Application forms may be downloaded from the Membership Section of
the Institute’s web site (www.icanz.co.nz).
Full members of the CA College are entitled to use the designations “Chartered Accountant” and “CA”. It should be noted,
however, that a member of the Institute may not offer accounting services direct to the public unless he or she also holds a
Certificate of Public Practice (CPP).
Registry Services Helpdesk
New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Phone: 64-4-474 7840
Cigna House Fax: 64-4-473 6303
Level 2, 40 Mercer Street Email: email@example.com
PO Box 11 342 Web site: www.nzica.com