Another milestone: MA Jinnah University accredits with ACCA and CIMA

KARACHI: Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Karachi has accredited with Association of Chartered Certified Accounting (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management and Accounting. (CIMA) As a result of this accreditation, the students who will take admissions in four years degree program, BS- Accounting & Finance going to be started from next semester scheduled from February this year, will be eligible to get exemption in eight papers of ACCA and in six papers of CIMA.

This was announced by Associate Dean, MAJU, Dr. Shujaat Mubarak at an online live program at Face book which was arranged by Admission Department of the University. Senior faculty members, Finance Department, Abdul Ghaffar, Mutaher Hussain, Abdul Wahab and Hassan Aftab were also present on this occasion who also answered various questions asked by the students about admission in BS- Accounting & Finance degree program.

Dr Shujaat Mubarak told the students that they had launched BS- Accounting & Finance degree program to provide qualified accountants and financial officials to meet the requirement of the job market. He said that it had become imperative for an accountants or financial officers to become a member of any professional body.

Mubarak said that the students, after taking degree of BS-Accounting & Finance, should be required to clear few papers of ACCA & CIMA if they want to become Chartered Accountant or Chief Financial Officer in any reputable organization. He explained that the exemption of 14 papers of ACCA and CIMA during studying in BS-Accounting & Finance would provide them a great relief to clear remaining papers of ACCA and CIMA which would provide them a good opportunity to start a good career and bright future.

Meanwhile, MAJU President Prof. Dr. Zubair Shaikh has appreciated the efforts of head of Finance Department, Asif Naji on MAJU’s accreditation with ACCA and CIMA. He further hoped that he would also be able to get accreditation of ICCA very soon.