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Is there an internship requirement for ACCA?

The internship requirement is 3 years. This can be pursued before, during or after completing the ACCA exam. If a student is working in India, he or she would need to have the work experience certified by an ACCA or an Indian CA (ICAI member). This is similar to the articleship requirement in Indian CA (ICAI). ACCA also expects 3 years’ work experience in the field of finance. Along with some performance objectives and a professional module to be attempted (you need only plan these once you have decided to enrol for the course).

Do ACCA members have signing authority in India?

No. As an ACCA, you would not have signing authority, and consequentialy, not sign audit reports and practice audit by setting up your own firm. However, there are ACCAs working in audit firms in India (including the Big 4) who can work as part of the audit team. The partner signing the audit report must be a member of the ICAI.

What are my Career options after completing ACCA?

There are various options available for you once you become a qualified ACCA member: - Work in a financial or consulting capacity in companies such as the Big 4. This could be to gain experience, or a long term plan if the country you reside in accepts ACCA as the signing Authority. - Secure a professional role overseas in countries such as UK, Singapore, Dubai, Australia, Canada, etc. - Immediately after your qualification, or post some experience gained, you can start your own business in any field fascinating you. ACCA knowledge and experience would help in many, and unexpected, ways. - [...]

What is Scope of ACCA in India?

The scope for ACCA in India is growing at a tremendous pace. ACCA members are securing professional jobs all across the countries in companies such as EY, PwC, Deloitte, KPMG, Grant Thornton, BDO, Accenture, McKinsey, Tata, Barclay's, Standard Chartered, etc. Profiles for ACCA members in India include Accounting Advisory, Risk Advisory, Corproate Finance, Audit and Assurance, Internal Audit, Taxation, Investment Advisory, etc These job offers are for the same designation, profile, as well as salary packages as the Indian CAs. Further, there have been ACCAs from India who have secured jobs overseas in countries such as Australia, Singapore, Canada, Dubai, etc.


ACCA is the world’s most progressive and supportive accountancy body driving your career towards even greater opportunity. The scope of ACCA in India is increasing at an exponential rate. The advantages of pursuing ACCA are: - Earn a qualification equivalent to CA - Complete the course in 2 years - Pursue it along with your current job or bachelor's degree (BCom, BAF, BFM, etc.)

What is ACCA?

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), also known as Global CA is the world’s fastest growing accounting professional body. With 188,000 members and 480,000 students, ACCA has established its presence in over 180 countries across the world (such as UK, Singapore, Dubai, Australia, Canada, etc.). In India, ACCA members have great scope in MNCs such as PwC, EY, KPMG, Deloitte, Grant Thornton, BDO, Accenture, JP Morgan, etc

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