02-25-2015, 07:02 PM
The release of the South African Institute of chartered accountants (SAICA) 's First aptitude test results on 28 March 2015 (ITC) gives a clear demonstration of continued excellence Unisa's in producing high caliber budding chartered accountants. He also points to the fact that the University plays a formidable role in the growth and development of the accounting profession in South Africa through its continued production of adequately trained accounting graduates.
The results showed that the former ITC Unisa students who wrote the exams in 2015 for the first time achieved a success rate of 68 percent. This brought the total success rate of all Unisa students who wrote these investigations (both first time and repeat students) to 58 percent, an improvement over the 55 percent and 44 percent in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
In addition, the University takes even more proud of the fact that, annually, almost one-third of all students who successfully completed the SAICA ITC research his former University students, thus demonstrating the Unisa huge impact on society.
The University produced more than a third of the students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who passed the exams this year (335). Of these a total of 181 591 successful African candidates are former Unisa students.
"South Africa has a dire shortage of skills in this sector the annual accounts, which ranked among the national priorities of the country has seen. As a University, we are both excited and ready for the challenge to contribute to the national efforts aimed at providing the country with much-needed educated people in this area, "said Professor Neville Sadler, Executive Dean of the University of Accounting Sciences Unisa's.
According to Sadler, of greater national significance is the Unisa's contribution to the transformation of the chartered accountancy profession. The University produced more than a third of the students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who passed the exams this year (335). Of these a total of 181 591 successful African candidates are former Unisa students.
College Unisa's of Accounting Sciences (CAS), which strives for excellence in the accountancy, plays a very important role in equipping students with accounting skills through education in the field of accounting Sciences. The issue of the certificate is recognised by SAICA in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA), in order to qualify students based on the successful completion of CTA-program of the college.
Candidates who want to be a part of the elite group of professional accountants (CA (SA) are the First to require a CTA to SAICA aptitude test (ITC writing), as one of the first steps to become chartered accountants.