ICAI has been conducting various certificate courses and diploma courses for it’s members and such courses helps it’s members to enhance their knowledge and increase their area of work.
Some of the Certificate courses offered by ICAI are as under:
Certificate Course on Internal Audit.
Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection.
Some of the Diploma courses offered by ICAI are as under:
Diploma of Information Systems Auditor (DISA).
Diploma on Management and Business Finance (DMBF).
Post Qualification Diploma in International Taxation.
Now ICAI has issued a clarification regarding use of it’s certification course and diploma course after the name of member which is as under:
“As per the Explanatory Note formulated by the Ethical Standards Board of ICAI, Please note
“For Diploma Courses: [Information Systems Audit (ISA)]
It is clarified for information of the members that Information Systems Audit (ISA) is a Diploma Course. On successful completion of this course, a member is entitled to use the letters “DISA (ICAI)” after his/her name to indicate that he/she has completed this Post Qualification Course on Information Systems Audit course conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
For Certificate Courses: [Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection (FAFD)]
It is clarified for information of the members that Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection (FAFD) is a Certificate Course. On successful completion of this Course, a member is awarded a certificate to this effect. However, a certificate course does grant any qualification, and therefore it should not be mentioned by the members as qualification along with their name.””
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Thus based on the above clarification issued by ICAI it is clear that members cannot put certification course after their name like they use diploma courses.
CA XYZ, B.com, ACA, FAFD (incorrect)
CA XYZ, B.com, ACA, DISA (correct)
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