Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) is one of the oldest and largest professional organizations in Sri Lanka that support over 4,300 chartered accountants. The Institute provides insight and leadership to the accountancy and finance profession in Sri Lanka as well as globally.
CA Sri Lanka is one of the largest tertiary education providers outside the university system of Sri Lanka with a student base of over 37,000. Aim of the Institute is to provide leadership to the accounting profession in Sri Lanka.
The Chartered Accountant
The chartered accountant is a professional in the field of Accountancy – well versed in the subjects of accountancy, auditing, management accountancy, onformation technology, taxation, corporate and commercial law, financial management, management, economics and other connected subjects.
Job Market/ Employment Opportunities
The Chartered Accountancy qualification provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge base, enabling students to find lucrative employment opportunities here and overseas.Chartered Accountants today hold top management positions, in both the private and public sectors.
Initial Requirements for Student Registration
Students must possess a minimum of 3 Simple Passes from the G.C.E. Advance Level any stream of study.
Examination Structure – Pathway to become Chartered Accountant
The course structure of the Institute consists of:
- Certificate in Accounting and Business – 1 (CAB – I)
- Certificate in Accounting and Business – II (CAB-II)
- CA Professional (Strategic Level 1) – Diploma in Accounting and Business
- CA Professional (Strategic Level II)
- CA Professional (Post Strategic) Level
Examinations are held two times in each year.
Curriculum Model of CA Examinations From Executive Diploma to Post graduate diploma and MBA.
Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA)
4 Modules based on semester end examinations & Top CA case study
1 IT skills development module & 1 practical training module
1 Communication module based on a workshop
1 Presentation skills module
Diploma in Accounting and Business (DAB)
5 Modules based on semester end examinations
1 Communication module based on CAT
1IT skills development module & 1 practical training module
Certificate in Accounting and Business (CAB)
7 Modules based on semester end examinations
2 Communication modules based on semester end examinations
1 IT skills development module
1 Practical training module
The curriculum running up to the Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) qualification covers an extensive range of subjects that sharpens and nurtures the capabilities of a competent accountant. They include:
- Accounting and Finance
- Assurance and Related Services
- Performance Measurement and Reporting
- Strategic Business Management
- Taxation and Legal Services
How to prepare for these courses:
Tuition Providers (Classes)
Institute For Accounting Studies (IAS)
550 Havelock Road, Colombo 06, Wellawatte, (Phone: 011-255 2758, 011-250 548)
JMC – Jayasekera Management Centre(Pvt) Ltd.
65/2A, Chittampalam Gardiner Mw, Colombo 02
Tel : 0112 – 430451 | Fax : 0114 – 711917 | E-mail : email@example.com
Knowledge Base Business Studies
Rotary Hall Nugegoda
Many Tuition Centers around the country
CA Sri Lanka online library caters to the Members and students by housing a wide range of books relating to Accounting, Auditing, Management, Economics, Commerce, Taxation and Law etc
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
30A, Malalasekera Mawatha,
Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
T : 0094-11-2352000
F : 0094-11-2352060
E : secretariat
Cost effective accounting course
This is the most cost efeective way of becoming accountant in Sri Lanka. Recently people are following other courses but chartered accounting is still the best.