Career After CIA Certification

Internal auditors are in high demand at public and private companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies at all levels.

Why CIA Certification?

Are you an accounting professional or student thinking of internal auditing as a career? In the face of national and global regulatory changes, internal auditing as a profession is rapidly expanding in scope and in influence — and it offers Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) professionals a range of promising career paths.

High demand equals higher salaries. Companies and organizations are in such a need for CIAs that many have increased the average starting salary to encourage more to enter the field.

There’s only one globally accepted certification for internal auditing – and you guessed it, it’s the CIA. Once you attain this status you will have proved that you have the skills and knowledge to meet the highest of standards in this field.

Not everyone might think this but trust us: it’s cool to be a CIA. Working in internal audit means you get to explore the organization you work for, protect it from risk, add value and be thrown a variety of diverse and stimulating challenges. All this plus it makes you a professional in demand.

CIA Course in Dubai

Internal auditors are in high demand by organizations in virtually every industry and category, the career path for a CIA professional is relatively linear, due to the specialization of the role. Some internal auditors can and do cross-over to broader management or accounting roles, of course, but in general, the career path is one of seniority and experience.

CIA Course Content:


CIA Part 1: Essentials of Internal Auditing

    Foundations of Internal Auditing (15%)

    Independence and Objectivity (15%)

    Proficiency and Due Professional Care (18%)

    Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (7%)

    Governance, Risk Management and Control (35%)

    Fraud Risks (10%)

CIA-Part 2: Practice of Internal Auditing

    Managing the Internal Audit Activity (20%)

    Planning the Engagement (20%)

    Performing the Engagement (40%)

    Communicating Engagement Results and Monitoring Progress (20%)

CIA Part 3: Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing

    Business Acumen (35%)

    Information Security (25%)

    Information Technology (20%)

    Financial Management (20%)

Comparison with Other Professional Certifications

Certification CIA US CPA US CMA US CISA CA (India)
Affiliation Institute of Internal auditors- IIA American Institute of Certified public Accountant-AICPA Institute of Management Accountants- IMA USA Information Systems Audit and Control Association-ISACA Institute of Chartered accountants of India – ICAI
Careers Options Internal Audit External audit, Corporate finance- Global companies Business finance, Finance planning, analysis Information system audit External audit, Corporate finance- Indian companies
Exam Parts 3 parts 4 exams 2 parts 1 exam 3 levels
Duration 10 months 10 months 8 Months 6 months 4 years
Exam pattern Objective Objective and SIMs based- Case laws Objective and SIMs based- Case laws Objective Descriptive
Passing percentage 60% 55% 50% 55% 5%
Passing exam scores 75% 75% 75% 50% 50% aggregate

Who should become a CIA?

Lay a foundation for continued Improvement and Advancement in your Career

Demonstrate your proficiency with Internal Staff and External Clients

Develop your knowledge of best practices in the Industry

Distinguish yourself from your Peers

Job positions after CIA

  • Internal Auditor
  • Senior Internal Auditor
  • Internal Audit Director
  • Auditing Specialist
  • Risk Assessment Specialist
  • Chief Manager – Internal Audit
  • Internal Controls Auditor
  • Lead Internal Auditor
  • Risk Manager

Why Delphi?

Online and Classroom Training

Learn from CIA Certified Industry Experts and Prepare yourself for CIA certification.

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Topic Wise study material in the form of Presentation, Case Studies, Practical Exercises and Quiz or Assignments with detailed answers and explanation.

24×7 Online CIA Course Forum

Doubt solving forum to interact with faculty & fellow students.

Assignments & Cases

Work on real time cases from different Domains.

24×7 Online Access

24×7 Access to Course Material (Unlocked Excel Models, Presentations, etc)

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How to Become a CIA?



Register with your local Chapter of IIA and apply through there IIA students portal.


Start Preparation

Start your CIA Exam preparation with our Instructor led live classes and practice questions through our e-learning portal.


Schedule Exams

Our consultant will help you to schedule the examinations in your nearest Pearson View Exam center and complete all the formalities.


Pass the CIA Exam

Pass all the 3 parts of the CIA Exams and then apply for the CIA Certification from the IIA.

CIA Course Trainer

Alex Mattew


Mr. Avijit Goswami, an educationist possessing the qualities of a leader has come back to India to launch his education venture with the objective of providing the opportunities to the Indian students to secure foreign qualifications and relevant certifications in their chosen field of profession. He worked for more than 16 years in different Professional capacities in various sectors of the industries abroad and he also had run successfully his Education Institute in Gulf countries for more than 8 years.

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CIA Course Highlights

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  • 120+ Hours of Recorded Videos
  • 300+ Exam Success Slides
  • 4500+ Practice Questions
  • 365 Days of Access to eLearning Portal
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CIA Course FAQs

Frequently asked questions for CIA Courses in Dubai

Below mentioned steps need to follow to register for CIA Examination;

  1. Join the IIA
  2. Pay Membership Fees
  3. Register and pay Exam Fees
  4. Acknowledgement of Registration
  5. Schedule your Examination
  6. Appear for the Exam

There is no deadline for CIA exam can be given anytime during the year

The process normally takes 2 to 3 Weeks.

Yes, you can reschedule the Examination

There is no limit on retaking CIA Examination. However, Examination Fee needs to be paid every time.

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.

You will be provided the following:

  1. Original E-text Books
  2. Lectures of 30 to 40 Hours for Part-1, 30 to 40 Hours for Part-2 & 50 to 60 Hours for Part-3
  3. Practice MCQs
  4. Study Plan
  5. Digital Flash Cards
  6. Mock Exam
  7. 5 Hours Revision Session as well Mock Test before exam
  8. Success Notes & Guidance before Examination
  9. Comprehensive Support for all IIA formalities & Logistics
  10. Follow up Classes, Revision Classes near Exam

Yes, Delphi acts as a complete guide for those aspiring to achieve the CIA qualification.

Delphi promises success in your CIA Exam, however, if you are unsuccessful, you can avail the pass promise and attend the next batch free.

The average pass percentage of CIA students at Delphi are approximately 80% to 90%.

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