Adding the CIA credential to your resume, LinkedIn profile, and business card will help you stand out and demonstrate you are:

  •  A true expert who understands and can apply The IIA's Standards.
  • A stronger, more competent professional. 
  • Equipped for career-advancing opportunities.
  • A credible and trusted internal auditor.

As the only globally recognized certification for internal auditors and The IIA’s premier designation for more than 40 years, the CIA sets the standard for excellence in the profession. The CIA distinguishes you from your peers and demonstrates proficiency and professionalism. Plus, CIA’s earn on average $38,000 more annually than those without a certification.


Education Work Experience Character Reference 
Must hold a 3- or 4-year postsecondary degree (or higher) Or 2-year post-secondary education and 5 years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent, or 7 years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent. CIA candidates with a 4-year post-secondary degree must obtain a minimum of 24 months of internal auditing experience or its equivalent. A Master degree can substitute for 12 of the required 24 months  Character Reference Candidates must exhibit high moral and professional character and must submit a Character Reference Form signed by a CIA, CGAP, CCSA, CFSA, CRMA, or the candidate's supervisor. 

Acceptable Documents:

  • Copy of your degree or official transcripts (If your name has changed since you earned your degree, you must also include your legal name change document.) .
  •  Letter from university confirming degree .
  • Letter from evaluation services confirming degree level .

Exam Syllabus:

Part 1 – Internal Audit Basics Part 2 – Internal Audit Practice Part 3 – Internal Audit Knowledge Elements

125 questions | 2.5 Hours (150 minutes)

Topics tested include aspects of mandatory guidance from the IPPF; internal control and risk concepts; as well as tools and techniques for conducting internal audit engagements 

100 questions | 2.0 Hours (120 minutes)

Topics tested include managing the internal audit function via the strategic and operational role of internal audit and establishing a risk-based plan; the steps to manage individual engagements (planning, supervision, communicating results, and monitoring outcomes); as well as fraud risks and controls

100 questions | 2.0 Hours (120 minutes)

Topics tested include governance and business ethics; risk management; organizational structure, including business processes and risks; communication; management and leadership principles; information technology and business continuity; financial management; and the global business environment. 



The course will be for 1 year  
IIA Membership 
In most cases, you do not have to be a member of The IIA to take the CIA exam or become a CIA, but we encourage you to consider its advantages. There are some countries, however, that do require candidates to be IIA members to take the CIA exam. Candidates in any of the countries listed on the map located at the top right of this page should contact their local institute to verify this requirement. 
IIA members receive discounts on CIA review materials and courses and have access to the latest exam preparation resources, networking opportunities, and current CIA news and information. 
Our Lecturers: 
Mr. Muhammad Abdul Basit……………………CIA Lecturer 


Why CGAP: The Certified Government Auditing Professional® (CGAP®) certification program is designed especially for auditors working in the public sector at all levels — federal/national, state/provincial, local, quasi-governmental, or crown authority — and is an excellent professional credential that prepares you for the many challenges you face in this demanding environment. B-PIBF has implemented a project of 100 participants from the government sectors comprised of CFE,CIA, CISA and PMP to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and other line ministries, which means we have extensive know how of the government sector and can easily accomplish the goal of the government sectors in the internal auditing. In addition, we are the pioneer test preparation for CGAP. 
CGAP: According to The IIA’s 2015 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 35 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses). Whether you are seeking a promotion, exploring a position outside your organization, or simply pursuing professional development opportunities to help you tackle increasingly complex responsibilities while preparing for future challenge CGAP is the right answer. As Afghanistan is on the way to economic development. So, the government has undertaken certain objectives to achieve. In order to accomplish this objective, auditing is the key tool to make it possible. Therefore, CGAP is the only certification designed for the public sector auditing. It can pave the way for the public sector’s auditing professionals. This certification can withstand as an authentic and rich proof of your professionalism. 




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