ACCA Global

What is ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

ACCA supports its 219,000 members and 527,000 students in 179 countries through a network of 110 offices and 7,571 Approved Employers worldwide, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers.

Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

ACCA has introduced major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up to date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. More information is here: www.accaglobal.com

Why you should choose APiT if you are pursuing ACCA

APiT is offering Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Accredited FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting Qualifications for the first time in Pakistan.

ACCA has confirmed Western Polytechnic Institute PTY LTD Trading as Australian Pacific Institute of Technology as an accredited Institute

AQF FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting qualification is recognised by ACCA as a pathway towards ACCA.


ACCA provides exemptions to all the graduates who have completed relevant qualifications. This gives you an edge over a typical start where you would be studying all the foundation courses.

ACCA offers exemptions from the ACCA Qualification and Foundation-level qualifications to APiT students that have completed the Australian AQF FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting, and they are currently entitled to the following:

ACCA qualification exemptions:

Accountant in Business (AB)

Management Accounting (MA)

Financial Accounting (FA)

FIA qualification exemptions:

FA1 Recording Financial Transactions

MA1 Management Information

FA2 Maintaining Financial Records

MA2 Managing Costs and Finance

FAB Accountant in Business

FMA Management Accounting

FFA Financial Accounting

Please note, exemptions are awarded on the basis of documentary evidence.

Please do not take any action, such as booking tuition, until ACCA have confirmed that your exemptions have been awarded

Exemptions calculator

To check for the available exemptions simply go to the ACCA Exemptions Calculator  available on the ACCA website to check for the exemptions

To check the available exemptions for APiT graduates, either search for the institution name or select country Australia and look us up in the list, and click show course notes to confirm this programme is also studied at the Islamabad Campus.

This means you can start your studies at a level that is consistent with the knowledge and skills gained from prior learning and provides you with one of the quickest route to ACCA membership.

If you have gained additional qualifications after registering as a student, you may be eligible to claim further exemptions, which you can apply for at any time.

Need more information

Guidance to applying for exam exemptions

Apply to become an ACCA student

Learn about exemption fees

Student’s FAQs about exemptions

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