Training Venue: Kuwait City Fully Equipped Training Facility
No of Session: Part-Time 40 sessions
Course Availability: All Year
Course Materials: English
Timing: 7:00PM to 10:00PM
The exam is administered by the American Institute of Certified Public accountants(AICPA), which is the world’s largest accounting body.
Each State Board of Accountancy has different requirements which must be met in order to be eligible to undertake the CPA qualification. Generally these include:
- A 4 years bachelors degree in accounting, finance or business or 3 years bachelors degree with masters degree
- A minimum of 120 credit hours to be eligible to take the CPA exams
- A minimum of 15 semester hours in Accounting 24 semester hours in business
- A minimum of 150 credit hours, 24 credit hours in Accounting and 1-2 years relevant work experience to apply for a CPA license
- January – February,
- April – May,
- July – August, and
- October – November
Testing months that are available for candidates to schedule exams. Furthermore, candidates can typically make an appointment for a specific date and time 6 days per week during any testing window at their local Prometric testing center.
No Exemptions Available.
To qualify as an CPA member, you will need to complete:
- education – 150 semester hours and minimum of 24 semester hours in Accounting
- exams – pass 4 exams (pass mark is 75%)
- experience – 1- 2 years
- ethics – complete the ethics exams (for some States)
There are four CPA exam sections, or parts, including:
- Auditing & Attestation (AUD)
- Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR)
- Regulation (REG)
- Business Environment & Concepts (BEC)
Essentially, each part of the Uniform examination is a 4-hour test covering a different subset of topics and concepts. Hence, in order to become a CPA, you must pass all four sections within an 18-month testing window with a score of 75 or higher.
You can take any section during an open testing window in any order you want. Furthermore, you are also allowed to take any number of exams in the same testing window.
150-170 recommended hours of study per part