Assessment Criteria

It expected that some potential members shall have acquired enough knowledge through study and experience to qualify them certification via full exemptions route.

All those who apply for full exemptions will be taken through a rigorous assessment given in the table below. In addition to the assessment, the applicants must not have a criminal record.

No. Item of consideration Limits No score Total Score
1 PH.D One PhD 1 5 5
2 MBA One MBA 1 2 2
3 Master Degree in Forensic Accounting One Degree 1 10 10
4 Bachelors One Degree 1 1 1
5 FCPA One 1 30 30
6 ACCA One 1 10 10
7 CPA One 1 10 10
8 Certified Forensic Accountant One 1 20 20
9 CA One 1 10 10
10 CFE One 1 20 20
11 Investigation experience 12 Years of exp. 12 5 60
12 Auditing experience 4 Years of exp. 4 5 20
13 Accounting experience 4 Years of exp. 4 3 12
14 Cases Investigated 8 cases 8 10 80
15 Forensic Accounting or Criminology Diploma 2 Years of study 2 4 8
16 Forensic Accounting or Criminology Certificate 1 Years of study 1 2 2
17 Digital Forensics Certification One 1 10 10
Total 310

One will be expected to get a score of 60% of the maximum required score of 310 in order to qualify for full exemptions.

Those who score above 35% will be given partial exemptions whereas those scoring between 10% and 34% will qualify for full certification lessons and those scoring below 20% will not be allowed to take the certification lessons but can be allowed to join the institute as Associate Members until they qualify to take certification lessons.