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CIMA Certificate in Islamic Finance (Cert IF)

The CIMA Certificate in Islamic Finance (Cert IF) is the first global qualification to be offered by a professional chartered accountancy body  to focus on the fast growing sector of Islamic finance. It is available to staff currently working within the Islamic financial services industry and those entering this sector. The certificate will be valuable for newcomers to Islamic finance as well as financial professionals seeking accreditation and qualification in this field.
Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
There are four compulsory modules:
  • Islamic commercial law
  • Banking and Takaful
  • Islamic capital markets and instruments
  • Accounting for Islamic financial institutions.
Examination Style
You will need to pass an electronic final assessment in all four modules to gain the certificate. Each assessment has between 40 and 50 multiple choice questions, depending on the number of assessment criteria in the module.
Examination Passing Score
The pass mark for each assessment is 65%. 
Examination & Results Dates
The Cert IF assessments are computer based and can be taken at CIMA accredited assessment centres throughout the world.  Once candidates have completed the assessment and submit it electronically, they will receive their exam mark.  
Examination Mode Computer-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Banking and Finance
  • Islamic Finance
Professional Body Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Location of Incorporation United Kingdom