We're pleased to announce the return of the CIA Challenge Exam. Enjoy the quickest, most convenient and economical route to the CIA qualification.
ACCA members can apply between 1 August - 30 September (21 August - 15 September in Mainland China) and start preparing for the exam straight away.
Fees and package details
The CIA Challenge Exam bundle is $1,195 USD for IIA members and $1,545 USD for non-IIA members.
The bundle includes:
- CIA Challenge Exam application fee
- CIA Challenge Exam registration fee
- CIA Challenge Exam Study Guide for Qualified CAs / CPAs and practice questions customized for this program
- Access to the Standards to help you prepare for the exam
- Candidates must be current ACCA members*. Former ACCA members and students are ineligible. Interested individuals should contact ACCA if you are unsure of your current member status and eligibility prior to submitting an application.
- At this time, the ACCA CIA Challenge Exam is not offered in Cuba, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.
* IMPORTANT: All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
How the exam works
- Comprised of 150 multiple choice questions based on the syllabi.
- Based off the International Professional Practices Framework and Standards.
- Expected to take at least three hours to complete.
- Offered in English only.
- Based off scaled scoring and a passing score of 600 is required out of 750 points.
- Developed following best practices with the support of experts and professionals.
Timeline and key dates
ACCA members can apply between 1 August and 30 September (21 August - 15 September in Mainland China) and start preparing for the exam straight away
- Application Window: August - September 2021
- Registration & Scheduling: All year
- Testing Windows: February - March 2021, June 2021, November 2021, January 2022, April 2022, July 2022, and November 2022
Program Timeline for Candidates in Mainland China
- Application Window: 21 August - 15 September 2021
- Registration Window: 1 August - 30 September 2021
- Schedule Window: 1 - 8 November 2021
- Testing Window: 2 December 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CST only
Visit the IIA website to find out more and register.
Registration is open from 1st August