CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is the highest accounting credential in the United States.
CPA ensures global recognition for accounting & finance professionals.
With academic content organized over just 4 exam parts and the goal achievable in less than 12-16 months,
the CPA designation offers an extensive value proposition:
Strong Knowledge Base - Auditing, Accounting (US GAAP), Finance, Tax
Significant career progression opportunities with Big 4 and MNCs
Leadership skills, International perspective, Elite professional network
Miles CPA Review offers personal counselling to enable you to understand and appreciate the role of the CPA course in the advancement of your career. The first-hand experience of its lead instructors (including Varun Jain, CPA, CMA, Harvard B-School alumnus) coupled with the extensive research carried out by the academic team in the course offers you the best advice and support throughout the entire process of becoming a CPA.
Academic advantage (4 parts, single-level exam, objective-pattern exams)
Convenience (Exam locations including India, Middle East & US, computerized online exams, exams held throughout the year)
Short course duration (can be completed within 12-16 months)
Single-level exams with only 4 exam parts (vs. multi-levels & exam parts on CA)
Roadmap of 12-16 months
(vs. 4-5 years for CA)
International testing centers in India, Middle East, Japan, Europe, and Brazil
The Uniform CPA examination is conducted by the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants), which is the world's largest accounting body. AICPA offers membership to all candidates who successfully clear the CPA exams.
However, given the fact that the CPA license is a professional license in the US, it is issued by one of the 55 states or territories of the United States all of which are members of NASBA (National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy).
Miles has a dedicated CPA Gameplan team comprising of CPAs who will advise regarding your CPA eligibility, selecting the Board of Accountancy (i.e., state) to which you should apply to sit for the CPA exams, and also guide you for your foreign academic credential evaluation with an appropriate evaluation agency.
Minimum education requirements for US CPA exams and license:
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CPA License =
Few Points To Note:
For non-eligible candidates, Miles facilitates “online” bridge courses. The 2 years diploma is from Jain (Deemed-to-be University) NAAC-A-rated Universities and can be pursued by candidates across the globe. The content is fully integrated with the CPA exam curriculum (which means no extra studies!). This diploma awards 60 credits. Click here to know more.
Objective pattern – FAR / AUD / REG = 100% objective | BEC = 85% objective
Passing score of 75 on each part (on a scale of 0-99)
Global Pass Rate > 50%
18 months to clear from date of clearing 1st exam
ANYTIME: Exams held throughout the year
ANYWHERE in the US or few international locations (Middle East, India, Japan, Brazil)
Just passing the CPA exam does not make you a CPA – you need to fulfill the other 3 Es:
if required, Miles can help you with a bridge course (PGDPA). Click here to know more
Miles has full-time licensed CPAs who are able to verify experience for the CPA license
Exam from India;
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Eligibility: 3+1 E's to becoming a CPA
Note For International Candidates:
55 State Boards of Accountancy - each authorized to issue the CPA license, and have their own eligibility rules
NASBA - the association of the 55 State Boards of Accountancy
Global pass rate > 50%
AICPA – conducts the “Uniform” CPA examinations
Prometric – CPA exam test centers
|ELIGIBILITY - rules decided by:||CA Institute||55 State Boards of Accountancy|
[varying rules with different choice of evaluation agencies]
|EXAM – conducted by:||CA Institute||AICPA|
[irrespective of state board selection; hence, these are called “Uniform” for the CPA examinations]
|CERTIFICATE / LICENSE – awarded by:||CA Institute||55 State Boards of Accountancy|
[varying rules; but note that ALL the states are substantially equivalent; i.e., license from any one state board is valid across the US and the world]
A career in finance and accounting with the CPA qualification will certainly prove to be extremely rewarding in
terms of increased credibility, opportunities and pay:
Finance and accounting professionals who have achieved expertise beyond a “normal” accountant.
CPAs are recognized across the world and work for both US and international companies.
At public accounting firms (including Big 4) and at every company whether big or small (including MNCs).
Only CPAs can do audits in the US and for US companies. Besides, corporate accountability has become the number one concern for companies and their shareholders.
Including accounting, auditing, corporate finance, financial advisory, investment banking, corporate governance, tax, IT, and so on.
Even fresher CPAs annually earn $60,000+ in the US, AED 120,000+ in Middle East, earn INR 10,00,000** in India.
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