CPA offered by AICPA (American Institute of CPAs) is the US equivalent of Indian CA Qualification. The CPA examinations are conducted by the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs) which is the world's largest accounting body.
Step by step roadmap to become a CPA in 12 months:
Step #1 Decide to be a CPA
Step #2 Prepare for the exams
Step #3 Qualify & Apply for Exam
Step #4 Clear the CPA Exam
Step #5 Meet License Requirements
Step #6 Become a CPA
The Uniform CPA exams comprises of only four parts and single level exam which can be completed in 12 months. Further, CPA exams are �objective� � format of multiple choice questions & simulations.
FAR -> Financial Accounting & Reporting
AUD -> Auditing & Attestation
REG -> Regulation
BEC -> Business Environment & Concepts
Miles provide 8 hrs on 24 Sunday classes and you put in 12 hrs during the week to revise on topics covered in class over 7-8 months gives a total of 80 hrs/ month. Spend 80-100 hrs/ month over 3-4 months for revision. Spending 150 hrs during 11th/12thmonth in which you plan to take exam. A total of 1000 hours of study will help you pass the CPA exam.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation and hard work. Dedicate yourself for 1000hrs of study over 12 months will help you reach the CPA destination.