There are two accelerated entry routes for members of professional bodies:
Management Gateway Exam
With a SAIPA membership or MBA you can apply to enter the CIMA qualification at management level by attempting the Management Case Study Exam (also called the CIMA Gateway Exam). This exam will test your application based on the content from the management level papers E2, P2 and F2.
SAICA Gateway Exam
SAICA members can enter the CIMA qualification at strategic level and have to sit the Strategic Case Study Exam. Depending on the experience, you may also need to pass the E3 (strategic management). The Strategic Case Study exam will test your application based on the content from the strategic level papers E3, P3 and F3.
More information about the ICS:
• On PC
• Three hours long
• Marked by an examiner
• Long questions – similar to the previous written exams
• Integrated case study covers all subjects within the level
• Exams available quarterly (Feb, May, Aug and Nov)
• Pass mark is 60%
Where can I write my exams?:
You can register to write your exams at any Pearson Vue Authorised Computer Based Test Centre.
79 Roeland Street
Block B, Grayston Ridge
144 Katherine Street
To register for exams, log into your MyCIMA account and select your subjects and exam venue.