(CIMA)-Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
356 Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 5
Tel: 011-250 3880 Fax: 011-250 3881
Jenita Foenander, Tel: 011-250 3880, Ext - 225,
CIMA – Kandy Office
254 Peradeniya Road, Kandy.
T:+94 081 2227883, 2227882
F:+94 081 2203843
In addition there are several information desks available around Sri Lanka
Tuition Colleges – CIMA Learning Quality Partners
Academy of Business Studies (CIMA Quality Partner)
39, Bullers Road, Colombo 4
Tel: 4 510101
Wisdom Business Academy (CIMA Quality Partner)
15B, Station Road, Colombo 3
Tel: 2370995 – 6
Mercury Institute of Management (CIMA Quality Partner)
25 1/1, Milepost Avenue, Colombo 3
Tel: 2370643, 2370644
Imperial College of Business Studies (CIMA Quality Partner)
3, St. Kilda’s Lane, Colombo 3
Tel: 4515353, 2501978
For a full list of accredited colleges, visit
www.cimaglobal.com/colleges2 or contact the division
The CIMA Professional Qualification will prepare you for the challenges ahead in your career and empower you with the management skills to progress to key decision making roles in business.
If you are aiming to develop a truly successful and diverse career, CIMA can accelerate your career goals. CIMA will give you expertise in finance and provide you with the strategy and management skills required to help shape the future of organisations. The CIMA Professional Qualification is highly relevant to the modern business world and is seen as a passport to employability in the global business arena. It is flexible, portable and is highly regarded by leading employers. CIMA has more than 88,000 students worldwide, and more than 11,000 in Sri Lanka.
Certificate in Business Accounting
CIMA no longer recognises O/L or A/L as minimum entry requirements. The minimum entry requirement now is the Certificate in Business Accounting. On successful completion of the Certificate in Business Accounting students will be eligible to continue on the CIMA professional qualification. No qualification is required to register for the Certificate in Business Accounting but a candidate must be at least 16 years of age.
CIMA Professional Qualification
The syllabus is comprised of three elements:
Managerial Level (6 subjects)
Strategic Level (3 subjects)
TOPCIMA (Test of Professional Competing in Management Accounting
All exams are three hours long and have a pass mark of 50%.
Once qualified, CIMA members can take advantage of a number of other programmes including a fast track MBA with Deakin University, Australia.
The standard entry requirement for the CIMA Professional Qualification is the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting as mentioned above. Other degrees and qualifications may exempt students from specific papers. To find out if your qualifications are CIMA accredited or you can claim exemptions please visit www.cimaglobal.com/exemptions.
Students can register by completing CIMA’s quick and efficient online registration process and paying your registration and subscription fees at www.cimaglobal.com/registration. Following completion of this simple procedure, they will then need to print off the Registration Confirmation Sheet and fax or post it to CIMA with certified copies of their educational certificates and transcripts in order to complete the registration process.
There are flexible payment credit card scheme by the following banks.
Nations Trust Bank – 4414141
Seylan Bank – 5337972
Sampath Bank – 4730487/4730492/2300598
Computer-based assessment centre
Large purpose built study area
Library, including copies of CIMA Study Texts
Student services centre
Career guidance sessions
Soft skills courses
CIMA job bank
CIMA Sri Lanka Students Society