KASNEB new syllabus 2021- proposed new syllabus

Update about KASNEB new syllabus 2021:

KASNEB new syllabuses will be launched this year, starting from July 2021.

Subsequently, the first examinations under these new syllabuses shall be held in December 2021.

Here is the proposed KASNEB CPA new syllabus 2021 (to be confirmed by KASNEB in due course):

KASNEB CPA syllabus 2021 – proposed structure

Under KASNEB new syllabus 2021, CPA will be sub-divided into three levels and there is an additional paper to be taken depending on the specialization a student chooses.

That said, the total number of papers will be 17 regular with students required to take and pass 1 specialization paper.

Below is the actual breakdown:

 

CPA COMPETENCIES

CPA KASNEB syllabus 2021 revised structure:

CPA Foundation Level (Replaces CPA Part I, Section 1 & 2)

  • Financial Accounting
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Introduction to Law and Ethics
  • Communication Skills
  • Economics
  • Information Communication Technology

CPA Intermediate Level (Replaces CPA Part II, Section 3 & 4)

  • Company Law
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis(Incorporation of I.P.S.A.S)
  • Financial Management
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Public Finance & Taxation
  • Management Accounting

CPA Advanced Level (Replaces Part III, Section 5 & 6)

  • Strategy & Risk Management
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Advanced Financial Reporting

 

Specializations (Candidates to take one paper)

  • Advanced taxation
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced Auditing & Assurance
  • Advanced PFM (Public Financial Management)

Note: A Business & Data Analytics practical paper to be taken.

CPA structure for holders of accounting degree from a recognized university

Holder of an accounting degree shall be awarded exemptions from the Foundation level.

They shall therefore only be required to take the following papers:

CPA Intermediate Level

  • Company Law
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis(Incorporation of I.P.S.A.S)
  • Financial Management
  • Auditing & Assurance (Elective)
  • Management Accounting (Elective)
  • Public Finance & Taxation (Elective)

Important to note: The elective a student chooses will determine the units he/she takes at the advanced level and later at the specialization stage.

CPA Advanced Level

  • Strategy & Risk Management
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Financial Management

 

Specialization (Students to take one paper)

  • Advanced taxation
  • Advanced Auditing & Assurance
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced PFM (Public Financial Management)

Note: A Business & Data Analytics practical paper to be taken.

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