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Conference on Public Financial Management

Conference on Public Financial Management August 28 And 29, 2014, Serena Hotel, Islamabad

In continuation to our earlier email dated July 13, 2014 on the subject, the “Conference on Public Financial Management” is being organized on August 28, 29 2014 at Serena Islamabad in collaboration with World Bank .

“Evolve and Emerge” – the theme of our forthcoming conference depicts the journey of Public Financial Management as an essential part of the development process around the world. The conference will showcase eminent speakers who will share their experiences and divulge how Public Financial Management has evolved and emerged into perhaps one critical factors for growth and sustainability.

You will be pleased to know that the two day conference will be graced by speakers from IFAC, World Bank, CIPFA , SAFA ,PIPRA ICAP stalwarts of profession and Government. We are confident that the event will be graced by the Honorable Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Pakistan and we are in constant touch with relevant offices for confirmations.

This conference presents a unique opportunity to the accountant fraternity as it brings together thought leaders, innovators and those who have created difference in the area of Public Financial Management.  To avail the benefits of this august gathering register now and secure your participation .The brochure for the conference is attached for your information.

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For Fresh CAs and Trainee Students

In today’s workplace change is a regular phenomenon. Changes can be minor or major and knowing how to cope effectively is essential to ones’ career and well-being.  As we all know, the only thing about so much choice is that it can often be difficult to decide what the best is for you.

With fewer vacancies and increased competition, our fresh Chartered Accountants will need to plan well and take extra care to secure your position in the Corporate World.

With that in mind, ICAP is arranging a CA PAKISTAN “SEMINAR AND JOB FAIR” at ICAP Houses (Karachi and Lahore) on August 30, 2014 (Saturday) at 10:00 am onwards. The seminar is conducted by the highly skilled and seasoned professionals from the Corporate World. It will provide the opportunity to the participants to learn and absorb the solid understanding of insights and experiences from the Modern Corporate Sector.

Job Fair provides a chance to participants to meet with the HR Representatives of Organizations and explore career opportunities. Participants will need to bring at least 15 copies of their Resume so as to expand network of professional contacts for the future.

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By the end of this Seminar and Job Fair you will be able:

  1. To understand better the working milieu of Corporate World.
  2. To recognize and pursue meaningful questions.
  3. To follow the footsteps of experienced and knowledgeable CAs working in the industry.
  4. To obtain an interview with the employer.
  5. To network with professionals and keep options open.

Computer Based Examinations

Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC) examinations would be conducted in a computer based environment.

AFC-3 and AFC-4 would be entirely computer based in which only objective type questions would be examined. In case of AFC-1 and AFC-2, objective type questions would be tested on computer whereas essay type (descriptive) questions would be examined separately and will be held along with CAF examinations. However, with effect from Autumn 2015, all papers of AFC would be entirely computer based.

In order to facilitate the students in the AFC examinations, ICAP has developed a video to illustrate the salient features of the computer-based examination environment.

This video can be viewed as bleow :

Please move over mouse to the following link; click right mouse button and select “Save target as” (Internet Explorer users) or “Save Link as” (Chrome users) to download the video:“Download Video”
Student appearing in Autumn 2014 AFC examinations may also download the following document for guidance:A Guide to the Computer Based Examinations

ICAP entered into Discount Alliance with MCB for MCB Lite Card

In order to facilitate students of ICAP an accord between MCB-ICAP is signed in which students are entitled to avail various benefits of Credit / Debit facilities and access electronic banking for their routine transactions on MCB Lite Card portal.Features and Benefit:- MARCOM has initiated an exclusive discount deal with the MCB on their MCB Lite Card. MCB Lite is World 1st Socially Connected Payment Solution that saves time and money. It is a Virtual Bank account, in the cloud which acts like a normal Bank account with multiple added features and functionalities including Worldwide Internet Payments, POS Transactions, ATM Withdrawals, discounts on different brands etc.

By the virtue of this alliance, CA PAKISTAN students can avail the MCB Lite Card free of cost and enjoy endless benefits through the said portal.

Discount Condition:

  • ICAP students can avail the MCB Lite Card on submission of Rs. 1000/- and on 1st POS transaction, PKR. 1000 will be cashed back to them which mean the MCB Lite Card is free for ICAP students.
  • Total 5000 MCB Lite Cards under this alliance are available for ICAP students which can be availed on first come first basis.
  • Tenure of this promotion will be ending on December 31, 2014.

Note: For registration convenience, ICAP students can send the SMS ‘ICAP LITE’ and send to 6222.

ICAP – Asian Leadership & HRM Summit

Positions of Paper Setters/Examiners

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for positions of Paper Setters/Examiners for subjects of Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC), Certificate of Accounting and Finance (CAF) and Modules E&F of Final Examinations.
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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) opened a satellite office in District Sukkur for the convenience of local residents and the people of interior Sindh.  The new office, located in Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (Sukkur IBA) will facilitate CA aspirants, parents , members and educational institutions  and serve  to nurture young talent by providing information about the premier accounting qualification of Pakistan. The Institute shoulders serious responsibility towards encouraging and promoting students from all regions and diverse academic and financial backgrounds. The profession of Chartered Accountancy is open for all who have the courage to take on challenges, aim to seek in depth knowledge and have a desire for achieving excellence.

 ICAP presently has over 6000 members and 20,000 registered students. The initiative of expanding the infrastructure has been undertaken to increase outreach  for the benefit of both the membership and the students.

President ICAP Inaugurated Moosa D. Desai Auditorium, Karachi

The newly renovated Moosa D. Desai Auditorium at ICAP House Karachi was inaugurated by President ICAP, Mr. Naeem Akhtar Sheikh on Thursday June 26, 2014.
The auditorium has been redecorated according to standards and will offer more conducive environment for our seminars, get togethers and meetings.

The Inauguration ceremony was attended by Secretary ICAP, Office Bearers, Executives and officials of ICAP.

President ICAP Inaugurates New City Library (Lahore)

The City Library of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan was inaugurated by President ICAP  Naeem Akhtar Sheikh on Tuesday July 01, 2014 . ICAP presently has over 7,000 members and 20,000 registered students. The initiative of expanding the infrastructure has been taken for the benefit of both the membership and the students.

The City Library is located in convenient location of Staple Plaza, Barkat Market, New Garden Town, Lahore. ICAP President Naeem Akhtar Sheikh emphasized that one of the key strategic objectives of CA PAKISTAN is to nurture young talent and provide conducive environment for learning of students.The City library of CA PAKISTAN will be central to learning and play a key role as a catalyst for literacy and reading making a difference to students’ understanding and achievement; and will provide support for teaching and learning long after. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the council members, members of the Regional Committee North and key executives of ICAP.

The address of City Library is: Staples Plaza, 2nd Floor, 8-A Babar Block, Garden Town, Lahore

Contact No: 35869952-3


President ICAP Inaugurates the New Elevation of ICAP Regional Directorate North

The new elevation of ICAP Regional Directorate North was inaugurated by President ICAP Mr.  Naeem Akhtar Sheikh on Friday June 27, 2014. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the council members, members of the Regional Committee North and executives of ICAP.