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worth of CIA in Pakistan
07-31-2004, 05:56 PM
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worth of CIA in Pakistan
Can anyone tell me is it really worh anything doing CIA in pakistan!
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08-28-2004, 08:39 AM
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not really

its worth joining CIA (Intelligence Unit)........lots of money in it
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09-08-2004, 04:29 PM
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It is still considerd to be a specialisation degree in Pakistan, so most CIAs in Pakistan would have a CA to go with,.. or for that matter an accountancy firm articles and experience. I cannot say anything on its stand alone value (especially for a fresh graduate)

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09-10-2004, 09:42 AM
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Yes, as Pracs said that its still considered a specialisation qualification, although i've observed that there seems to be some sort of realisation for it in among the multinationals. Like a friend who works in Siemens was "encouraged" (read ordered) to do CIA if he wanted to go higher up on the corporate ladder of that company.

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09-27-2004, 05:12 AM
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Dear Mr. Khawar

I appreciate ur efforts for CIA qualification. But as far as future is concern , alone CIA is not enough for better job..IT does not mean CIA it self has no values in market....actually I m in a banking sector wat i heared.......There is only two CIAs in Habib Bank ..they respect CIA/CISA qualifcation due to Aghga Khan descrimination becoz its representative are their person.....Agha Khan hospital have CIAs....tapal tea ..tehy prefer CIAs...Orix Leasing com....etc..this qualifaction is being developed & have good future becoz there is no internal audit certification in pakistan ... I thing , mostly empolyer need CISA /CIA qualified person with job experience in audit or IS audit...but they do not find employee as per their requirement.....It is better do CIA , it is very short course....plus join any firm for ue practice where u should try to learn accounting system & cycle with IS audit ...then after u will bae absorbed eaily in the organization on having 1-2 yrs exp. with CIA...but do not stop after CIA try to do ACCA/CISA after that, the best combination for good future....Why u should not stop after CIA, becoz no. of students(CA-inter or finalist) dishearted by ICAP system are in the market who can do the same job better then a CIA can do...they are equal competetive qualification as far as Internal Audit is concern.............

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Kh. Ehrar Hasan
APA,ACMA,CIA,M.A(Eco),
CIMA(Inter)-IBP,Stage-I
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10-12-2004, 06:28 PM
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Thanks for the detailed reply Ehrar.
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