There are four stages of examinations with the CPA Institute; Formation 1 and 2 and Professional 1 and 2. Choose a level below to access syllabus content, examinable material, educators' briefings, past exam papers/suggested solutions and related articles:
Formation 2/Professional 1 - Significant changes in the Institute's examination process
Please click here to view the significant changes in the Institute's examination process at Formation 2 and Professional 1 stages which will apply to students preparing for the April 2011 examinations and onwards.
The Examination System
Examinations are an essential element of student assessment. Detailed information on our Examination System is available here.
Examinations are held twice yearly, at the end of April and end of August. Results are issued to students within 6 weeks of the final examination being held.
To be eligible to sit an examination in April, a candidate must have registered as a student with the Institute by 1 December and submitted an examination registration form by 1 March.
To be eligible to sit an examination in August, a candidate must have registered as a student with the Institute by 1 June and submitted an examination registration form by 1 August.
Syllabus of Examination
Please click here for a full copy of the CPA Syllabus of Examination 2012.