PRESS RELEASE -JUNE 2019 CPA AND CAT EXAMINATION RESULTS RELEASED .
Kigali-Rwanda, 26 July 2019
The Institute of Certified Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR), has Friday, 26 July 2019 released the results for examinations administered between June 10-13, 2019 at examination Centre’s of Kigali Independent University (ULK), University of Kibungo (UNIK), University of Kigali –Musanze campus and University of Rwanda (UR) Huye Campus.
A total of 1,638 (one thousand six hundred and thirty eight) Students attempted to sit for June 2019 examinations. These were made up of 1,236 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and 330 Certified Accounting Technician Old (CAT) and 72 New CAT.
The overall average pass rates were 46 % (CPA), 45% (Old CAT) and 60% (New CAT) compared to 49% (CPA) and 38% (CAT) for June 2018 sitting an increase of 2% and 11 students completed fully the CPA (R) and 41 CAT (R) qualifications. ICPAR has now produced a total of 74 CPA(R) and 140 CAT(R) graduates.
Commenting on the latest exam results, Jean Marie Vianney Muhire, Director of Education Development Service ‘We’re pleased with the exam results for June 2019. With the provision of our extensive learning support in CPA and CAT professional courses, the institute has made tremendous strides and if you look at the pass rate, we are on top.”
“These Qualifications prepare students for a rewarding career as qualified accountants. And we therefore ask prospective students to register for December 2019 examinations which can be done through our website: www.icparwanda.com. These programs are designed to test and equip our students and ensure that they have the necessary skills needed to be successful certified accountants and technicians capable of contributing to the profession, the country and the region”.
On his part, the Chairman of the professional accountants’ curriculum, education and examinations Commission of ICPAR thanked examiners, moderators, markers, security teams, invigilators, service providers and the Secretariat for a job well done.
The Institute looks forward to the continued beneficial partnership with the accredited tuition providers in the development of work-ready accountants, taxation specialists, public sector financial management specialists, and business leaders.
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