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ICAB offers waiver for DU students

The students of Department of Accounting and Information System (AIS) of Dhaka University will get subjects waiver while studying Chartered Accountancy Course. For those who have already studied related subjects in BBA and MBA or other courses in the university. After completion of the university degree, if someone decides to come to the ICAB for studying chartered accountancy, he would get subjects waiver as well as financial benefits, if they fulfill certain criteria.

ICAB President Kamrul Abedin FCA said these while he was delivering welcome speech at a discussion titled Chartered Accountancy: Career Excellence organised jointly by Department of Accounting and Information System, Dhaka University and the Institute of Chartered RICH7836Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) at Conference Hall of Business Studies Faculty on 2 April 2016. Among others spoke in the program, Vice Presidents Adeeb Hossain Khan FCA, Mahmudul Hasan Khusru FCA, Dhaka University Professors Dr. Mahfuzul Hoque, Dr. Mizanur Rahman, ICAB Council Members M Farhad Hussain FCA, Dewan Nurul Islam FCA and Mostafa Kamal FCA.

ICAB President Kamrul Abedin said many students of AIS department, after university study completed chartered accountancy, well placed in renowned organizations or multi national organizations in home and abroad. He informed that ICAB and AIS Department would sign a Memorandum and Understanding (MoU) soon, under which students of AIS will get subjects waiver for studying chartered accountancy.

As chief guest former President of American Chambers of Commerce in Bangladesh (AMCHAM) Aftabul Islam FCA said Chartered Accountancy is rewarding profession in current global business aspects. In Bangladesh it is highly demandable profession. At present ICAB have only 1700 members which are not enough to fulfill the market demands. Bangladesh needs more than 12 thousand chartered accountants to serve the country in better way, the AMCHAM former president said. In Fortune Reports, among 500 top companies, 20% chief executives are chartered accountants, he informed.

Standard Chartered Bank Chief Financial Officer Mohammad Mohiuddin Amhed FCA moderated the program. Metlife Alico Chief Financial Officer Abdul Kader Zoarder FCA described the importunacy of studying CA and a short profile of the ICAB and its objectives, aims through a motivational video presentation.