ICAB Entry Criteria

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh in its meeting held on 27 June 2011, approved the Criteria for entry into Article-ship of the Institute.

Entry Criteria

Students having the following qualifications are eligible for Article-ship:
 
1. Under Graduates:
 
(i) SSC & HSC or Equivalent Examinations:
GPA 4 in SSC with GPA 5 in HSC
Or
GPA 5 in SSC with GPA 4 in HSC
 
Period of Articleship: Four (04) years.
 
(ii) ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels:
-Minimum 38 points in ‘O’ Level in minimum 5 subjects & maximum 07 subjects
and
-Minimum 12 points in ‘A’ Level in maximum 03 subjects
-Points to be considered as Grade ‘A’ = 10 points, ‘B’= 6 points, ‘C’=4 points
-No point will be considered for Grade less than ‘C’
 
Period of Articleship: Four (04) years.
 
Provided that candidates securing 3As in ‘A’ Level with the necessary requirement in ‘O’ Level will have a period of Articleship of three years and six months.
 
(iii) ‘O’ Level & HSC:
-Minimum 38 points in ‘O’ Level in minimum 5 subjects & maximum 07 subjects
&
Minimum GPA - 4 in HSC
 
Period of Articleship: Four (04) years.
 
 
2. Graduates and Post Graduates:
 
Graduates or Post- graduates in any discipline having minimum 07 (seven) points with no third division/ third class from any recognized Board/Public University/ National University/ Private University/ Institute (as approved by University Grants Commission of Bangladesh).
 
Points will be determined as under:
Level
Grade/ Division
Points
‘O’ Level*
(No point will be considered for Grade less than ‘C’)
Grade Point 24 or above (minimum 5 subjects & maximum 07 subjects) as per point scale in term 1(ii) above
3
Grade Point 20 to less than 24 (minimum 5 subjects) as per point scale in term 1 (ii) above
2
SSC *
GPA 3 or above/ First Division
3
GPA 2 to less than 3/ Second division
2
HSC
GPA 3 or above / First Division
3
GPA 2 to less than 3/ Second Division
2
Graduation
CGPA 3 or above (out of 4) & CGPA 4 or above (out of 5) / First Class
3
CGPA 2.5 to less than 3 (out of 4) & CGPA 3 to less than 4 (out of 5) / Second Class
2
Post Graduation
CGPA 3 or above (out of 4) & CGPA 4 or above (out of 5) / First Class
3
 
CGPA 2.5 to less than 3 (out of 4) & CGPA 3 to less than 4 (out of 5) / Second Class
2
 
Period of Articleship: Three (03) years
 
* In case any candidate has passed both the examinations, either ‘O’ Level or SSC examination result (whichever earns more points) will be considered.
 
3. ACMA/FCMA and ACCA/FCCA
 
ACMA or FCMA of ICMAB and ACCA or FCCA (with no consideration of Division/ Class/CGPA in any Level of academic qualification/examination). They will be exempted from the following papers:
 
Professional Stage (Knowledge Level):
Taxation-I
Business and Commercial Law
IT Knowledge
 
Professional Stage (Application Level)
 
IT Application
 
4. This notification will become effective from 28 June 2011.
 
 
Secretary-ICAB
Update Date : 10/01/2017

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