CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

Your entry into the world of business and finance

CIMA – Cert-BA is a stepping-stone to the CIMA Professional Qualification for students with little or no accounting background.

Eligibility : Entry into the Cert-BA is open to all students who are above the age of 16. You don’t need any formal qualification to start this level. All you require is a need to succeed in business and be competent in mathematics and the English language.


1. Fundamentals of business economics   
2. Fundamentals of management accounting  
3. Fundamentals of financial accounting
4. Fundamentals of ethics, corporate governance and business law

Exemptions: This level is exempt for all commerce graduates, CA, CWA and MBA in Finance

Candidates can choose to take these exams at their own pace. They can also determine the order and(or) the combination in which they want to take the exams. They have a choice of more than 5,000 computer based assessment (Cert-BA) centres around the world from where they can take the exam.

Other Details

Subscription / Registration dateOpen on all days
Subscription / Registration FeeFor new student first subscription fee, up to the next October after you register is 75 GBP.

Students - GBP 108

Exam FeeGBP 64 for objective tests (per exam)
Exemption FeeGBP 64 per exam
Passing percentage50%
Duration2 hrs
Exam Pattern50 Multiple choice questions (100 marks) No Negative marking
Note : Subscription fees for new student for the first year is free. Existing students must ensure their subscription 108 GBP is paid before 31 March each year to prevent expiration.
BA1: Fundamentals of Business Economics
•    Preparing integrated accounts in a costing environment
•    Using break-even analysis in making short-term decisions and
     other basic approaches to decision making
•    The role of management accountants in business
•    The role of CIMA
BA2: Fundamentals of Management Accounting
•    Preparing accounts for transactions
•    Preparing financial statements
•    Control techniques and how they’re used to correct accounting errors
BA3: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
•    The influence of market forces on prices
•    The effects of government intervention in stabilizing prices
•    Why markets sometimes fail
•    An overview of the financial system
•    How markets and institutions enable commerce and development
BA4: Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
•    How corporate governance affects the manner in which organizations are run
•    Contract law, the English legal system and how it compares with
     others around the world
•    The importance of ethical behaviour, how ethical conflicts can arise and
      how they might be resolved

After passing all the four exams you are awarded “ Certificate in Business Accounting” Qualification by CIMA Global.
You can then proceed to the Operational Level of CIMA Qualification

A. CIMA Cert-BA Classroom training:

IMS Proschool conducts weekend classroom training programs in Mumbai Navi Mumbai, Pune,  Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad

Highlights of the training program:
1.    8 months training program (Regular mode) only on weekends
2.    Training by CIMA Qualified trainer or experts in the field.
3.    75% success ratio of students clearing the exam
4.    Kaplan Material as the reference guide
5.    Mock exams with faculty feedback
6.    Solve more than 500 questions per subjects

What you will get from Proschool?
1.    Instructor-led training program
2.    Mock exams

For fee, please contact center or fill the form.

B. Cert-BA Live Virtual Training Program

Proschool conducts Live Online classes for Cert-BA Level

Highlights of the training program:
1.    6 months Audio – Video enabled “Live & Interactive”
       training program on CISCO Platform
2.    Training by CIMA Qualified trainer or experts in the field.
3.    75% success ratio of students clearing the exam
4.    Kaplan Material as the reference guide.
5.    Mock exams with faculty feedback
6.    Solve more than 500 questions per subjects
7.    Clear your subject doubts face-to-face with experts
8.    Get recorded sessions for future reference.
9.    Interact with your peers while learning.
10.  No travel, save time – Study from the comfort of your home with 
       broadband connectivity

What you will get from Proschool?
1. Instructor-led training program
2. Mock exams

For fee, please contact online center or fill the form.