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CA Sri Lanka’s Corporate, Strategic and Case Study Exams attract over 3900 students locally and overseas

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) attracted 3909 students at the Corporate, Strategic and SL5 Case Study exams held in December 2021, with the SL5 Case Study Exam recording a pass rate of over 58%.

CA Sri Lanka’s Chartered Accounting programme is a popular qualification among youth who have successfully completed their GCE Advanced Level exam with a minimum of three simple passes from any subject stream. Students who aspire to embark on a winning career in finance and management are known to choose CA Sri Lanka to pursue their professional qualification, as it is also recognised as the preferred destination in the country for accounting education.

At the Corporate Level exam, CA Sri Lanka attracted a total of 2382 students, with a majority of the students sitting for the physical exam at centres in Colombo, Galle, Kandy, Kurunegala and Jaffna, while CA Students residing overseas in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Maldives, Australia, and New Zealand joined the exam virtually.

A total of 1321 aspiring Chartered Accountants sat for the Strategic Level exam, which was also held as a physical exam in Colombo, Galle, Kandy, Kurunegala and Jaffna, while students residing overseas sat for the exam virtually.

A total of 206 students sat for the SL5 Case Study exam which was held as a physical exam for students in Sri Lanka, while aspiring Chartered Accountants studying and working overseas joined the exam virtually.

Three students won subject prizes at the December 2021 Corporate and Strategic Level exam, with Sanduni Gawravi Pigera winning the Financial Reporting and Governance subject prize under the Corporate Level, while Ashvini Kumari Panamaldeniya won the Corporate Law subject prize. Under the Strategic Level, Chandrasegaran Shabilnath won the Corporate Taxation subject prize.

At a ceremony held at CA Sri Lanka, the prize winners were awarded certificates for their exceptional performance at the Corporate and strategic Level exams by CA Sri Lanka President Mr. Sanjaya Bandara, in the presence of Council Members Ms. Anoji De Silva, Mr. Saman Srilal, Chief Executive Officer Ms. Dulani Fernando and Director Examinations Mr. Prasanna Liyanage.

A unique feature of the CA Sri Lanka qualification is that it can be completed in just three years, including practical training at a recognised organisation ranging from conglomerates to multinationals which allows students to successfully transition from student to professional. The CA programme is known for its contemporary curriculum as it produces professionals who are geared to lead the corporate world, not only at a financial position, but also at a senior management level.

Chartered Accountants qualified by CA Sri Lanka are known to hold some of the most senior and respected corporate positions both locally and overseas. CA Sri Lanka members also work in over 40 countries, which is testament to their global mobility.

The CA Sri Lanka programme comprise of a Business Level, Corporate Level and Strategic Level. The qualification also offers two early exit routes, the Certified Business Accountant (CBA) and Certified Corporate Accountant (CCA) which allows students to become fully professional accountants at the conclusion of each level.


MAY_6192 ED: Subject prize winners of the Corporate and Strategic Level with CA Sri Lanka President Mr. Sanjaya Bandara, Council Members Ms. Anoji De Silva, Mr. Saman Srilal, Chief Executive Officer Ms. Dulani Fernando and Director Examination Mr. Prasanna Liyanage.