ACCA stands for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a leading international accountancy body. It is an accounting body based on the United Kingdom, established in 1904.It is the oldest global professional accounting body offered “Chartered Certified  Accountant” designation.ACCA  has 2,27,000 fully qualified members and 5,44,00 students (20,000 in India) members world wide. Being a global qualification with recognition in over 180 countries including India, Australia, U.A.E ,U.K,Canada  etc. and 7100+ approved employers for a truly global career.ACCA  is among the world’s bet qualified and most highly sought  after accountants, making it ,the largest accounting body in the world.

  • Qualifications are based on International Accounting Standard (IFRS) therefore making them globally relevant.
  • ACCA qualifications are recognized by key regulatory and education authorities around the world.
  • Professional qualifications by ACCA have also been bench marked against education levels around the world.
  • 3 year practical experience requirement before you become ACCA member. This experience can be pre during or after studies as well.

Why ACCA ?

  • ACCA is world’s largest fast growing global professional accounting body

  • ACCA course duration, the time investment is between 1 to 3 years.

  • ACCA Exam : highly flexible level, student can also sit just one paper per attempt.

  • Overall clearing percentage of ACCA qualification is 40-50%

  • As an ACCA qualified accountant you will be in demand for having right skills.

Certificate issuing body

Founded in 1904, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA). ACCA’s headquarters are in London with principal administrative office in Glasgow. ACCA works through a network of over 104 offices and centres in 52 countries – with 323 Approved Learning Partners (ALP) and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide employee development.


For entry to ACCA’s qualification, you should have completed 18 years of age and qualified the 10+2 exams with an aggregate of 65% in Mathematics/Accounts and English and a minimum of 50%in other subjects. The ACCA professional examinations are offered worldwide twice yearly, in June and December.

Course Structure

To qualify as an ACCA member, a candidate will be required to do the following:

  • Out of 13 papers attend and clear 4 papers ,9 paper are exempted under Calicut University

  • Record 36 months’ experience in a relevant role. The candidate can acquire the experience before /during/ after completion of the qualification.

  • Complete the Ethics and Professional Skills module.

The 13 courses and exams of ACCA are divided into three levels:  Knowledge, Skills & Professional.



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