Eligibility for Admission
Students qualified Intermediate, A' Levels, DBA, CAT or any other qualification equivalent to intermediate can take admission in PIPFA. In case of public sector trainees they must be nominated by the competent authorities of the Government of Pakistan. Students have to study three levels (Foundation, Intermediate and Final) to pass all examinations of PIPFA. After passing the entire examinations one must have minimum three years relevant working experience to get the membership of the Institute. Thus the total period required to be fully fledged accounts professional after Intermediate is four and half years as compared to B.Com qualified individuals who study for two years after intermediate and are not considered being accountants.
To register as a student of the Institute, a candidate:
Must have passed the Intermediate, A-Level Examinations, CAT qualified, DBA or equivalent qualification. Bachelors or Masters Degree holders in any discipline of any Board/University or degree awarding institute recognized by the Government of Pakistan are entitled for exemptions. In case of Public Sector trainees they must be nominated by the competent authorities of the Government of Pakistan.
- Must have paid the prescribed Registration Fee.
- Must have paid the prescribed Annual Subscription.
- A registration card is issued to each registered student of the Institute.