CIMA Professional Qualification

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) is UK based, century old global body of management accountants. Got royal charter in 1975 and also a full member of IFAC. CIMA recently tide up with AICPA (American institute of certified public accountants) and created a CGMA designation (chartered global management accountant ) for both the bodies to be offered from Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

It’s highly regarded global qualification and must for finance professionals ! CIMA is very lucrative career to pursue after Masters or after becoming Indian CMA/CA's to develop super specialization is management accounting and strategic management  

Course Structure
CIMA is 16 paper course, consisting of 4 levels 
(see below)
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Eligibility: Any one can start CIMA from certificate level, however following qualifications have exemptions 

  1. MBA/ - 11 Papers exemptions under management gateway route

  2. ICMAI Members- 11 papers exemptions under management accountants gateway route

  3. Senior Finance Professional - Accounting and finance degree holder with 6+ yrs senior managerial experience - is exempt from 14 CIMA exams under fast track G-SEP route

  4. CA/CMA Members- are exempt from 15 CIMA exams under GPAP route 

  5. Accounting / Finance Graduate with 75%+ marks is exempt from 14 CIMA exams under fast track A-Star route

  6. (A& F) can get exemptions from certificate level

​CIMA Exams 

  • Objective Tests for the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting and Professional Qualification are available on-demand, all year round. Professional Qualification Case Study exams are available four times a year at Pearson VUE centres

  • Cert BA exams are 120 minutes long. BA1, BA2 and BA3 will each contain 60 objective test questions, while BA4 will contain 85 objective test questions.

  • Objective Tests are available on demand and computer marked, so as soon as you have completed your Objective Test you will receive a provisional exam result of either ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’ at the Pearson VUE assessment centre. This result will then be ratified in your My CIMA account within 48 hours.

  • There are two types of computer-based exams in the Professional Qualification:

  • 90 minute Objective Tests for each of the three subjects within each level, available on-demand. Objective Tests are computer marked, so as soon as you have completed your Objective Test you will receive a provisional exam result of either ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’ at the Pearson VUE assessment centre. This result will then be ratified in your My CIMA account within 48 hours. 

  • 3 hour Case Study exams at each level after you have passed all three Objective Tests. Case Study exams use pre-seen material, which is available on the Study Planner, and assess your application of knowledge to real world scenarios and are available four times a year. Case Study exams are human-marked. You will receive your results on your MY CIMA account 6-8 weeks after the close of the Case Study window. Check the exam timetable for the date the results are published. 

  • Case study exam are also assessed by Computer based examination at Pearson Centres

  • Pre-seen case study materials will be published in your portal for preparation at least 4 weeks before exam

  • Case study exams are held in four exam windows (3 days in Feb, May, Aug & Nov Months falling on wed to Friday generally). 

CIMA Fees​

  • Standard registration fees is 77 GBP

  • Re registration and exemption fees is 0.

  • Objective Test of each of certificate level exam in India is 85 GBP

  • Objective Test of each of operational level exam in India is 100 GBP

  • Objective Test of each of Management level exam in India is 115 GBP

  • Objective Test of each of Strategic level exam in India is 165 GBP

  • Case study exam of operational level is 175 GBP

  • Case study exam of management level is 115 GBP

  • Case study exam of Strategic level is 255 GBP

CIMA Fast Track Fees​

  • Management /Professional Gateway Exam registration is 425 GBP 

  • Includes Registration ,Subscription & One time MCS Gateway  exam fees.

  • For other special fast track programs contact us for promo codes and offers !

CIMA Membership experience requirement​

  • 3 years of Practical experience required to qualify for full CIMA membership.

  • Please note that experienced in finance gained before, during & after choosing to do CIMA is acceptable 

  • Passing exams and completing PER results in ACMA, CGMA designation.

Our Learning Supports for CIMA​

  • We are CIMA registered  tuition providers as well as we are BPP accredited  tuition provider for CIMA products.

  • We offer huge discounts and promo codes for FAST TRACK pathways ! contact us for more information..

  • We offer latest BPP books in hard & soft copies formats apart from selling BPP ECR ( Enhanced Class rooms)

    • Couse books cover chapter wise learning material covering entire syllabus

    • Practice Kit covers full set of exam question and answers along with mocks for exam success  ​

  • BPP ECR is very well prepared online learning platform  having-

    • Recorded lectures,

    • Solved cases and question debriefs

    • Revision lectures,

    • CBE practice software access 

    • Chapter end assessments etc.

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  • Our Institute doesn't confers any degree or diploma or any other academic educational qualification

  • We offer "Professional Certifications" to upgrade our members skill competencies which are approved by MEPSC (SSC)

  • Management Entrepreneurship and Professional Skill Council is an autonomous sector skill council is set up by NSDC for Skill development  and certifications in this sectors and we are affiliated to it. 

  • Institutes Membership is Voluntary, neither its membership nor its certification guarantees a job

  • The Institute further clarifies that it is not in competition with National Statutory Institutes, rather it is an Independent body of an accounting professionals practicing in allied fields  

  • Our membership doesn't confers any statutory right to perform audit or attestation

  • We are also ACCA, CIMA & ADIT Learning Partners  & We offer these Qualifications

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