How do I apply to be a CTA-PAKISTAN student?

You can register online or via email to become a CTA-PAKISTAN student at any time of the year. Applying online allows you to upload all your updated resume and supporting documents. This means your CTA-PAKISTAN application will be processed much quicker and you will know at which level you can start your studies shortly after submitting your application. If you are ready to apply please click apply now in the Related Links of the page and begin your application. To avoid delays in the application process please include all supporting documents at the time of registration.

What are the entry requirements for the CTA-PAKISTAN Qualification?

The minimum entry requirements for the CTA-PAKISTAN Qualification is fourteen years of education, graduation (B.A,, BBA) or post-graduation (M.A, MBA, MPA,, etc or equivalent.

What documents do I need to register as a student?

You are required to submit copies of the following: Official educational documents e.g. completion certificates and transcripts detailing the modules studied Copies of any professional qualification/membership. Proof of identity (copy of birth certificate/passport / National ID Card or driver’s license) Passport-style photograph Please note that where documents have been issued in a language other than English, we require a photocopy of the original language documents and a copy of an official English translation. You will be able to upload and attach copies of all documentation to your online application. Please note that in order to fully complete your application online you will be required to pay your registration fee after the assessment.

How long does it take to register as a student?

The online application should take no more than 10 minutes to complete, providing you have all the documents you need ready before you start. You can also save a part-complete application and return it at a later date. If you complete your application fully online, and we receive all the information and documents we require, you should be registered as a student within 5–7 working days. If you have to send documents or payment to us by post, you should be registered as a student within 10 working days. Please note this timescale is from receipt of the documents. We aim to process all applications within the timescales stated above following receipt of the application. You will then be sent a communication via email or letter confirming your application has been processed. Should we require further information to support your application we will contact you.

Can I obtain a letter confirming I am a registered student?

You will receive notification via email of your student status as soon as your registration application has been processed.

What fees are payable?

This section focuses on the fees payable when you register. For full details of all of our fees, kindly visit our fee section on the official website. There is also a charge for every exemption awarded. Please note, exemptions for the CTA-PAKISTAN Qualification are available.

Is the exam and exemption fee the same?

Yes, the exam and exemption fee is the same.

Is the institute offering the exemptions?

Yes, the institute is offering exemptions to the members of other recognized national and international professional bodies and business graduates. For more details, you can visit the official website or send us your updated resume for the free assessment.

What exemptions can I apply for?

You may be exempt from some of our exams based on the qualifications you already have. These will be assessed as part of your online application. Please note: Exemptions are not awarded until after your education documentation has been assessed and the registration application completed.

How do I study for my CTA-PAKISTAN exams?

As an awarding body, CTA-PAKISTAN relies on its global network of third-party tuition providers to help our students prepare for their exams. Please note, CTA-PAKISTAN does not provide tuition for its qualifications. CTA-PAKISTAN recommends that you use one of our registered tuition providers. You can access the Tuition Provider Directory.

Can I submit my registration form and pay at a later date?

Unfortunately, an application cannot be finalized without the relevant fee. Please ensure that a payment is submitted as part of your application. Please note, until your application is finalized and you have been issued with official confirmation of your registration, you will be unable to attempt any examinations. Students are also advised not to book tuition until their registration is confirmed.

Can I enter for exams during the registration process?

Yes, you can enter for exams during the registration process. Any exams entered during the registration process will be confirmed once your application has been successfully finalized.

When do exams take place?

CTA-PAKISTAN will run two exam sessions per year in June and December.

If I pass the certification program of CIA, CMSA, CITA, or CICE, can I use the letters after my name?

Yes, if you qualify for the exam and are awarded the membership certificate then you will allow using the designatory letters of “GCIA”, “CMSA”, “CITA”, CICE” after your name.

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