Certified Internal Auditor

Apex Institute offers Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification training classes. Study CIA from best institute and ensure your success in first attempt. We offer weekend, weekday, morning and evening classes in Abu Dhabi & Dubai.

New classes are starting as per revised 2019 syllabus by IIA. Call 055 679 4618 Email info@apex-me.com
CIA Certification – Introduction
CIA Certification Exam Information

CIA Certification Eligibility Requirements

CIA Certification Exam Location & Schedule
CIA Certification Exam Contents
CIA Certification Exam Passing Criteria

Certified Internal Audit (CIA) – Introduction

CIA is an American Certification awarded by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)-USA. It is the gold standard, globally recognized certification for those who wants to build their career in Internal Audit.

CIA Certification is currently in great demand in Government and Private sector companies in UAE. Certified Internal Auditors enjoy higher salary, professional credibility, competitive edge, global acceptability and secure job.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Eligibility Requirements

CIA candidates must hold a 3- or 4-year post-secondary degree (or higher).

Candidates may now become eligible for the CIA, who possess:
1) Two years post-secondary education and five years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent, OR
2) Seven years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Course Contents – 2019

CIA Exam Part One: Essentials of Internal Auditing

I. Foundations of Internal Auditing (15%)
II. Independence and Objectivity (15%)
III. Proficiency and Due Professional Care (18%)
IV. Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (7%)
V. Governance, Risk Management, and
Control (35%)
VI. Fraud Risks (10%)

CIA Exam Part Two: Practice of Internal Auditing

I. Managing the Internal Audit Activity (20%)
II. Planning the Engagement (20%)
III. Performing the Engagement (40%)
IV. Communicating Engagement Results and Monitoring Progress (20%)

CIA Exam Part Three: Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing

I. Business Acumen (35%)
II. Information Security (25%)
III. Information Technology (20%)
IV. Financial Management (20%)

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Exam Information

CIA Exam Part One: Essentials of Internal Auditing

CIA Certification Part – 1 Exam comprises of 125 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Total duration of exam is 2.5 hours.

CIA Exam Part Two: Practice of Internal Auditing

CIA Certification Part – 2 Exam comprises of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Total duration of exam is 2 hours.

CIA Exam Part Three: Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing

CIA Certification Part – 3 Exam comprises of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Total duration of exam is 2 hours.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Exam Location & Schedule

Exam Location

Exams are administered through the worldwide network of Pearson VUE Testing Centers. Pearson VUE Testing Centers are located in Dubai & Abu Dhabi. Apex Institute will take care about exam booking.

Exam Schedule

CIA Certification exams are offered though out the year. There is no exam registration deadline. However it is advised to book exam with margin of time as seats are available on first come fist serve basis.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Exam Passing Criteria

Exam CIA Certification exam is of 800 points. 600 points are required in each exam (total 3) to pass exam. Remember you are not required to appear in each exam together. It is advised to attempt exam one by one. Your trainer will guide you about exam prep and how to pass.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – FAQs

Which study material do we use?
Apex Professional Training Institute is an Authorized Partner of Gleim Publications. Study Material will comprise of following: • Books Part 1, 2 & 3 • CIA Part 1 Mega Test Bank • CIA Part 2 Mega Test Bank • CIA Part 3 Mega Test Bank
How do I register for exam?
To register for your CMA exam, all you need to do is follow these six simple steps:

  • Join the IIA
  • Pay the entrance fee
  • Register and pay exam fee
  • Registration acknowledgement
  • Schedule your exam
  • Take the exam
CIA I reschedule my CIA exam?
Yes, it is possible. Contact Us to get more info.
Can I retake CIA Exam?
There is no limit on retaking CIA examination. However examination fee needs to be paid every time.
CIA exam fee?

IIA Registration Fee AED 920, CIA Exam Fee :Part 1 exam fee: AED 1,120 , Part 2 exam fee: 920, Part 3 exam fee: 920.

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CIA passing score?
A scaled score of 600 points or higher is required to pass the CIA exam. A candidate would need to answer 75% of the questions correctly on an exam with a difficulty equal to what the Board of Regents deems appropriate.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Study Options Available



 CIA Training Classes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Weekend and weekday / Morning & evening batches are available Qualified tutors Exam style questions thoroughly solved in class.


Best CIA training institute for One to Once classes Ideal for those who cannot commit to fixed class timings. Lectures are planned according to your own schedule.


• Suitable for high executives and corporate clients • CIA training and exam preparation in Dubai and Abu Dhabi • Exam focused class lectures


Ideal for corporate clients who wants to upgrade their staff. CIA classes at your own location and time in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Why Choose Apex Institute for CIA Certification Training in Dubai & Abu Dhabi

  • Interactive teaching methodology is used for focused and accurate knowledge
  • Extensive emphasis on exam practice sessions which enable candidates to develop necessary skills required to pass exam in first attempt.
  • Individual home assignments are provided to students for better preparation of real examinations.
  • Class discussions & participation are integral part of lectures so as students comprehend difficult concepts with examples.
  • Regular class test sessions are taken so that students can judge their performance.
  • Full compliance with international learning and development standards and guidelines for preparation and study methodology.

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