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Association Of Certified Chartered Accountants(ACCA)

ACCA is an internationally recognized accountancy body which is relevant in every country as it is considered one of the most reputed qualifications in the field of accountancy. ACCA is a high level professional qualification and is equivalent to completing a full university degree. It is IFAC compliant based on international accounting and auditing standards.

The ACCA course can be pursued either parallel with the student’s graduation (B.Com, BBA, etc.) or it can be embedded within the graduation course itself since it has an incredibly flexible examination scheme. This makes it more desirable and attractive for students that are pursuing their graduation, or have even completed their graduation.


Course Specifications

The ACCA qualification covers all areas of business, from financial statements, management accounting, business taxation & law to audit and business ethics. The ACCA’s curriculum is globally relevant and also industry relevant which makes it a great platform for students to build their career in accounts and finance.


Why choose ACCA?

There are multiple reasons to pursue ACCA:

  • Attaining this qualification proves to employers that ACCA qualified candidates have the ability in all fields and aspects of business and accounting which provides them with more job opportunities.

  • It is one of the largest and fastest growing qualifications in the world, with over 5,00,000 members and students in 181 countries.

  • With an ACCA qualification, students can choose to enter any field of business and management they wish for.

  • Future opportunities with ACCA are extremely vast as it gives students a higher status and can even make sure that they reach senior management positions faster.

  • ACCA holds exams twice an year, so students can work while completing their studies.

Admission Process

Most Indian colleges select students for ACCA based on merit or entrance exams (written tests) that may or may not be conducted by the university themselves. The- requirements may differ from university to university.


Merit-Based Admissions

Following is the step wise admission process followed by merit-based admission colleges:


Step 1 - Submit Application: The students will have to carefully fill out and submit the respective university’s application form, either online or offline (some only accept online applications, and some allow both) .


Step 2 - Upload Documents: Scan and upload all the necessary documents required for admission and verification.


Step 3 – Pay Application Fee: After uploading the documents, students are required to pay the application fee through online payment portal Or through offline cheque, DD, etc. The fee may vary from college to college. You will receive your application number through SMS or email.


Step 4 - Review of Application and Shortlisting Candidates: The admission team at the university will then review students’ applications and see if they fit the eligibility criteria and then shortlist the students. The students will then be called to join group discussions and give personal interviews.


Step 5 - Group Discussions and Personal Interviews: Some universities conduct group discussions and personal interviews so that they can get an idea of the candidate’s nature and background in regard to what the university wants from its students. Once the student confidently sails through both the rounds, he/she is ready for the course.


Entrance Exam Based Admission

The institutes granting admission on the basis of entrance exams follow the admission process given below:


Step 1 - Submit Application: The students will have to carefully fill out and submit the respective university’s application form, either online or offline (some only accept online applications, and some allow both).


Step 2 - Upload Documents: Scan and upload all the necessary documents required for admission and verification.


Step 3 – Application/Entrance Exam Fee: After uploading the documents, students are required to pay the application fee or the fee for attempting the entrance exams through online payment portal or through offline cheque, DD, etc. The fee may vary from college to college. You will receive your application number through SMS or email.


Step 4 - Register for Entrance Exam: If the university that the student has applied to does not directly register the student for the entrance exam, it is the student’s responsibility to register well before the deadline.


Step 5 - Entrance Exam Results & Shortlisting of Candidates: The university will shortlist the candidates on the basis of entrance exam scores. The shortlisted candidates will be called for further verification.


Step 6 - Personal Interviews and Document Verification: Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for this round. The candidates found eligible will be granted admission to the course after all their documents are verified by the university.


Course Eligibility in India

The eligibility criteria for studying and attempting ACCA exams are as follows:

  1. The candidates must be at least 18 years of age, and must complete 10+2 as a minimum required qualification.

  2. A minimum of 65% is required in Accounts or Mathematics and English, in grade 12 exams.

  3. Students should have scored 50% in their other subjects.


Course Details

The ACCA syllabus is divided into 3 levels i.e. Knowledge, Skills and Professional. There are a total of 13 ACCA Papers that are divided as follows:

  1. Knowledge Level: 3 ACCA Papers

  2. Skills Level: 6 ACCA Papers

  3. Professional Level: 4 ACCA Papers (2 compulsory and 2 choice based)


The ACCA course provides for the 3 levels:

  • Diploma in Accounting & Business for clearing the Knowledge Level

  • Advance Diploma in Accounting & Business for clearing the Skills Level

  • Professional Level Certificate & ACCA Affiliate Status for clearing the Professional Level ACCA exam

The participant is also eligible to apply for a 'B.Sc. in Applied Accounting' awarded by Oxford Brookes University on submitting a theses after completing the Skills level ACCA exam. The affiliate can also apply for an 'M.Sc. in Professional Accountancy' awarded by the University of London on appearing for 1 additional exam paper and submitting a theses after the Professional level ACCA exam.


Job Prospects and Career Options

An ACCA qualified chartered accountant can train for senior management positions and can reach top positions like Chief Financial Officer (CFO) very easily. With a starting salary of 3.5 to 4.5 lakhs as an ACCA fresher, there will always be opportunities that are yet to be unlocked and discovered by students. With over 18 job profiles available, and under those, several positions available, ACCA makes sure that the candidates are left with ample job opportunities in future.


Some of the important job profiles ACCA Salary in India are discussed in the table below:


Learning ACCA @ iProledge

iProledge is your go-to learning partner for all international professional courses including ACCA. We not only provide classes and student assistance in cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ernakulam, Calicut or any other major cities. We cover every nook and corner of India and the world. You can find the best Masters to teach you ACCA under one roof.

You will have an option to choose your own master at iProledge and also learning at your own comfort through pre-recorded classes or live classes. iProledge provides you the backup of the classes. By this, you will get the Best ACCA Coaching in India by the Top - Notch Faculties.

Precise & Concise study material curated by the unique minds of iProledge which not only gives you detailed conceptual clarity but also the basics. iProledge provides you access to charts by which you can complete the revision of the whole paper in less than 1.5 hours.

For our ACCA course, we have our own Question bank Database (5000+ Questions) contributed by Industry Professionals and our Masters to give you a better understanding of the Concepts. Access to iProledge Mobile App provides you weekly Reports, Fortnight Calls, and Unlimited Test Series by which you stand out from other ACCA Aspirants.

iProledge is committed to putting in the same efforts as you put by guiding and being by your side until the last minute of your exam.

  • 24/7 Support (Yes, we work 24/7)

  • iProledge provides you Fastrack Classes for Free of Cost through which you can complete the whole syllabus in less than 6 hours.

  • Weekly Webinar by Industry Professionals & meetups for knowledge enhancement.

  • Corporate Grooming Sessions(which includes Resume Writing, Communication Skills, LinkedIn Optimization)

  • Placement Assistance for Big4 and MNC's

At iProledge, we consider student health as a priority and it plays an important role in acing the exam. By understanding this we have in-house dietitians and Student Psychologists who can provide them the right guidance. This is what makes us the Best Classes for ACCA online in India.





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