ICAN

INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA (ICAN)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN is the most recognized accounting professional body in Nigeria. It is widely recognized with resourceful qualified professional members and students that are still on the process of becoming chartered Accountants.

WHY DO I NEED TO BE A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS?

1. Global Recognition: With accounting professional qualification, you can work anywhere as an accountant. You don’t need to be tied down in a particular country because you felt your B.Sc. or HND would not be accepted in another countries.

2.  Self Employed – ability: This is self explanatory, Chartered Accountants generally have a solid foundation in economics, marketing and management information system.  Many Chartered Accountants also use their expertise to form their own businesses, becoming highly successful entrepreneurs.

The above points are just among other reasons why you must be a  Chartered Accountants.

WHO CAN BE A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS IN NIGERIA?

I want to be a Chartered Accountants but I studied Economics, Yoruba, Chemistry, Zoology or some other courses entirely different from accountancy. Can I become a Chartered Accountants while am not an accounting student?

The answer is everybody.

Yes everybody can be aChartered Accountants including you. Even medical doctors, Lawyers, Engineers, I mean anybody who is interested.

QUALIFICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS AN ICAN STUDENTS

  1. Degree result of any university or Higher National Diploma of any polytechnic accredited by ICAN
  2. O level result with five credits.
  3. Passport photography

If you meet up with all the above requirements, then you can quickly start your ICAN registration and lecture training by clicking here

STAGES OF ICAN

ICAN has three stages. The stages are:

  1. Foundation:       You will write five(5) papers at this Stage
  2. Skills:                    You will write six(6) papers here
  3. Professional:     You will be required to write five(5) papers here too.

ACCOUNTING GRADUATES

You will only have to pass through two stages. Skills and Professional levels, below are the courses to offer:

SKILL LEVEL

B1. Financial Reporting

B4. Performance Management

B5. Public Sector Accounting and Finance

B6. Management, Governance and Ethics

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

C1. Corporate Reporting

C2. Advance Audit and Assurance

C3. Strategic Financial Management

C4. Advance Taxation

C5. Case Study

All these can be written in Just diet. That’s a year. All depend s on you.

NON-ACCOUNTING GRADUATES

You will haveto pass through the three stages. Foundation, Skills, and professional Levels, below are the courses to offer:

FOUNDATION LEVEL

A1. Quantitative Techniques in Business

A2. Business and Finance 

A3. Financial Accounting

A4. Management Information

A5. Business Law

SKILL LEVEL

B1. Financial Reporting

B2. Audit and Assurance

B3. Taxation

B4. Performance Management

B5. Public Sector Accounting and Finance

B6. Management, Governance and Ethics

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

C1. Corporate Reporting

C2. Advance Audit and Assurance

C3. Strategic Financial Management

C4. Advance Taxation

C5. Case Study

All these can be completed within a year and a half which is three diet