New batch for CPA starting on 1st October, 2022

Best US CPA certification Institute in India [2022]

us cpa certification

With a ‘US CPA Certification,’ you can boost your career progress and success. Join the most productive US CPA Course in India with Finspire. Get your US CPA Certification from the most acclaimed US CPA Certification institute in India. With a US CPA certification, you can find an exciting career in Accounting and Finance industry with ease. 

Your Career Starts Here, Earn the US CPA Certification and Boost Your Pay by many folds.

Our course content and study materials have been designed to help you pass the US CPA Exam and achieve us cpa certification in your professional career.

CPA is
more than a Certification

CPA is more than
a Certification

It is the key to growth and success
in your career

More than 50% Global Pass rate

Only 4 papers. Can be completed in 12 months

Exams now in India across
8 Centres

50% Global Pass rate

50% Global
Pass rate

Only 4 papers. Can be completed in 12 months

Exams now in India across
8 centers

Become a Certified Public Accountant

Certification issued by AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), USA

4,31,000+ membership
in 130 countries as on date

US equivalent of the Indian CA but with Global Recognition

Certification issued by AICPA (American Institiute of Certitfied Public Accountants), USA

4,31,000+ membership in 130 countries as on date

US equivalent of the Indian CA but with Global Recognition

2-part exam covering 12 competencies

Auditing, Financial Accounting, Reporting, Regulation, and Business Environment subjects

Exam can be completed
in 12 months

All CPAs are Accountants but not all Accountants are CPAs

Focus on Auditing, Financial Accounting & Reporting, Regulation (Tax & Laws) and Business Environment & Concepts

Exam can be completed in 12 months

All CPAs are accountants and Not all Accountants are CPAs

Become a Certified Public Accountant

Certification issued by AICPA (American Institiute of Certitfied Public Accountants), USA,​

431000+ membership in 130 countries as on date​

US equivalent of the Indian CA but with Global Recognition​

Auditing, Financial Accounting, Reporting, Regulation, and Business Environment subjects

Exam can be completed in 12 months

All CPAs are Accountants but not all Accountants are CPAs

Why CPA?

  • Global Employability
  • Global Recognition
  • Global Success

Close your eyes and touch
any country on the map.
With a CPA, you can take up
an employment there.

(Based on the country’s employment visa policies.)

Get your CPA and be
Globally recognized

All it takes is 5 steps to become a CPA!

Understand CPA & FINSPIRE, and get Preliminary Assessment of Eligibility done.

Enrol for the CPA program with FINSPIRE Academy and experience its Scientific Learning Methodology

Attend online classes and simultaneously prepare for the CPA examination under the guidance of our Transformation Catalysts.

Get official assessment & State registration. Apply for examination & Prometric Registration.

Take up your exam with FINSPIRE confidence, pass, and obtain your CPA  licensure!

Throughout the journey, the FINSPIRE team guides you towards success.

How different is
CPA from other exams

“While one has to study for the Indian Exams, one has to learn for the US CPA.”
– Ganesh Vaideeswaran, Chief Transformation Officer

Predominantly objective
in nature

Demands 100% accuracy, unlike Indian exams, which award marks for partial accuracy

Predominantly objective
in nature

Demands 100% accuracy, unlike Indian exams, which award marks for partial accuracy

Minimum pass score
is 75 out of 100

Exam curriculum revised periodically to align with the ever-changing world of business

Minimum pass score is 75 out of 100

Exam curriculum revised periodically to align with the ever-changing world of business

Examination Structure

Each section of US CPA exam is for 4 hours and contains 3 types of questions - MCQs, Task-Based Simulations (TBSs), and Written Communication.

Candidates need to pass all four sections to become a CPA. Each section is tested separately and covers different areas of accounting as per the AICPA.

The first section, Audit and Attestation (AUD), includes 72 MCQ questions, and 8 Task-Based Simulations (TBSs), which each make up 50% of the section.

The second section, Business Environment and Concepts (BEC), includes 62 MCQ questions, 4 Task-Based Simulations (TBSs), and 3 Written Communication questions.

The third section, Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR), includes 66 MCQs and 8 TBSs, which each make up 50% of the section.

The fourth and final section, Regulations (REG), consists of 76 MCQs and 8 Task-Based Simulations, which each make up 50% of the section

Online Classes

Challenges vs Benefits​

Why FINSPIRE

“A combination of our methodology and your commitment is bound to take you places and make you a very successful Finance Professional.”  – Ganesh Vaideeswaran, Chief Transformation Officer
“A combination of our methodology and your commitment is bound to take you places and make you a very successful Finance Professional.”
– Ganesh Vaideeswaran,
Chief Transformation Officer
  • Highly Qualified Team

Our team and faculty include qualified US CMAs, US CPAs, CIAs, CISAs, and Indian CAs with over 75 years of collective global corporate exposure and many years of teaching experience.

  • Scientific Learning Methodology

Our unique learning methodology ensures that a student is fully equipped to face the exam with confidence and perform well.

  • Wiley Learning Partners

FINSPIRE are the Authorized Learning Partners for Wiley, the Global Leaders in the learning domain for more than 200 years. The Wiley Software enables the students to understand the concepts thoroughly through various deliverables, tests, detailed diagnostic reports and helps to analyse their strengths and weakness for appropriate action.

  • Wiley Deliverables include

Video Lessons, MCQ Test Bank, TBS Test Bank, Wiley Digital Flash Cards, E-Book, and many more.

About the Founder

Meet Ganesh Vaideeswaran!
Your Chief Transformation Officer

PASS GUARANTEED!

or your money back*

  • We are very confident of the methodology we adopt and materials we provide that we guarantee a student will pass their CPA exams in the first attempt!

  • The student is expected to religiously follow the methodology adopted, and stay committed and focused during the entire journey.

*  Subject to conditions

Learn the FINSPIRE Way

“Passing C.A. is an art, but passing CPA is a science” – Ganesh Vaideeswaran, Chief Transformation Officer

When you learn the FINSPIRE way, we are confident of your success because of our materials and learning methodology, where we emphasize interactive learning over simply studying. Our confidence also comes from our years of rich experience in this subject and mentoring students like yourself, who have become successful finance professionals.

Our unique learning methodology includes the following.

  • Wiley CPA Pro Material

We provide CPA learning materials through the Wiley software, which will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

  • Live Online Classes

Over 240 hours of live online classes by qualified and experienced faculty with many years of teaching experience.

  • Diagnostic Reports

Receive well-designed Diagnostic Reports and an in-depth analysis of your preparation and performance.

  • Personalized Guidance

The Finspire team believes in personalized guidance. That’s why we will give you 20 hours of in-depth mentoring and analysis of your performance, one-on-one.

  • Practical Examples

The classes will cover practical examples to help you understand the intricacies of the subject. Receive PowerPoint presentations with rich content, created by the FINSPIRE team.

  • Proprietary Videos

Access a series of proprietary videos by our founder and CTO Ganesh Vaideeswaran, who will take you through the methods of solving the MCQs of the CPA exams, and reiterate important concepts in each Paper.

  • Student Community Groups

Be a member of our Student Community Group and Doubt Clarification Group on Telegram for clarity through peer and mentor interaction whenever necessary.

Learn the FINSPIRE way

“Passing C.A. is an art, but passing CPA is a science” – Ganesh Vaideeswaran, Chief Transformation Officer

When you learn the FINSPIRE way, we are confident of your success because of our materials and learning methodology, where we emphasize interactive learning over simply studying. Our confidence also comes from our years of rich experience in this subject and mentoring students like yourself, who have become successful finance professionals.

Our unique learning methodology includes the following.

  • Wiley CPA Pro Material

We provide CPA learning materials through the Wiley software, which will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

  • Live Online Classes

Over 240 hours of live online classes by qualified and experienced faculty with many years of teaching experience.

  • Diagnostic Reports

Receive well-designed Diagnostic Reports and an in-depth analysis of your preparation and performance.

  • Personalized Guidance

The Finspire team believes in personalized guidance. That’s why we will give you 20 hours of in-depth mentoring and analysis of your performance, one-on-one.

  • Practical Examples

The classes will cover practical examples to help you understand the intricacies of the subject. Receive PowerPoint presentations with rich content, created by the FINSPIRE team.

  • Proprietary Videos

Access a series of proprietary videos by our founder and CTO Ganesh Vaideeswaran, who will take you through the methods of solving the MCQs of the CPA exams, and reiterate important concepts in each Paper.

  • Student Community Groups

Be a member of our Student Community Group and Doubt Clarification Group on Telegram for clarity through peer and mentor interaction whenever necessary.

Dheepshika R
H&Co LLP
Senior Associate

I am a commerce post graduate and was pursuing my CA to acquire my professional qualification. The success was eluding me time and again in spite of my efforts.

But I was determined to acquire a professional qualification. I was at a crossroads between CIA and CPA. It was then, I met Ganesh sir. After speaking to him…

Chandni Sharma, CPA (USA)
Audit Sr. Asst
Deloitte Offices US

I am proud to say that I was associated with FINSPIRE Academy during my journey for completing my CPA. I had first met Ganesh sir with a couple of my friends to understand about CPA and the delivery model of FINSPIRE. All 3 of us were so impressed with the way the details were presented and our clarifications resolved that we decided to join right away…

Roshini, CPA (USA),
Auditor EY

Hello everyone! My name is Roshini I wanted to pursue a professional qualification to enhance my knowledge in Accounting and Finance. My friend who was attending CPA classes from Ganesh sir had recommended him.
Ganesh sir was very approachable. I had a trial class with him, which went…

Packages

Silver

INR 65,000/-
(excluding GST at 18%)
  • Access to recorded videos on introduction to CPA, Exam Structure, the FINSPIRE methodology of Training and guide for usage of Wiley materials
  • Wiley E Book
  • Wiley Video lessons
  • 6000+ MCQs for practice
  • 300+ TBS (Task Based Simulations)
  • 40+ Written Communication,
  • 4000+ Wiley Digital Flash Cards, Companion Mobile App.,
  • Exam Planner and Immaculate Performance Measurement Metrics,
  • Access to Wiley CPA Study Group on Facebook
  • Wiley Study Guide, Video lectures, Slides and Notes.
  • Wiley diagnostic reports
  • Wiley practice exams

Gold

INR 1,01,000/-
(excluding GST at 18%)
  • Access to recorded videos on introduction to CPA, Exam Structure, the FINSPIRE methodology of Training and guide for usage of Wiley materials
  • Wiley E Book
  • Wiley Video lessons
  • 6000+ MCQs for practice
  • 300+ TBS (Task Based Simulations)
  • 40+ Written Communication,
  • 4000+ Wiley Digital Flash Cards, Companion Mobile App.,
  • Exam Planner and Immaculate Performance Measurement Metrics,
  • Access to Wiley CPA Study Group on Facebook
  • Wiley Study Guide, Video lectures, Slides and Notes.
  • Wiley diagnostic reports
  • Wiley practice exams
  • 250+ hours of live online classes during weekends
  • 18 online module tests
  • 4 online mock exams
★★

Enquire with us

How will US CPA Certification benefit you?

us cpa certification

Our course content and study materials have been designed to help you pass the US CPA Exam and achieve lasting results in your professional career.

You will study and prepare for the CPA Exam while working at your own pace and schedule. Guaranteed!

Frequently Asked Questions - CPA (USA)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a premier Accounting Certification Program of the USA and is the US equivalent of the Indian Chartered Accountant (CA).   It is a designation provided to licensed accounting professionals who have passed the Uniform CPA Examination conducted by the AICPA.

Uniform CPA Examination is a  four-section exam that any student must pass to qualify as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). This is a common exam for any of the 55 U.S. Jurisdictions which includes all the 50 States  apart  from  the  District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S.Virgin Islands, Guam and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana  Islands. In layman terms, a Certified Public Accountant in the USA  is equivalent to the Chartered Accountant in India.

The following are the key  website  links  that are relevant from  a  student  perspective :
  • AICPA  (CPA-EXAM.ORG)– The AICPA is responsible for  developing and scoring the CPA exams.
  • NASBA  (NASBA.ORG) – The NASBA maintains the National Candidate Database, provides candidates with the NTS and keeps the candidates records.
  • PROMETRIC (PROMETRIC.COM/CPA)  – Prometric Test Centers are where the CPA exams are given. They are responsible for scheduling and administering the exam, as well as sending the answer sheets to the AICPA for scoring.
    A student has to book the dates for his exams with the center that is most convenient for him.

Thanks to the advent of Internet and Globalization the entire globe has become one market place. The world has effectively shrunk with the geographical boundaries losing its meaning for doing business. In this changing scenario it is important that a finance professional is also capable of playing the game with the newly defined rules than just the old ones. CPA plays a major part in helping widening the opportunities for those who want to explore the world through their skills.

US CPA course might be a smart choice for you , If you are willing to invest one year of dedication, commitment and concentration to build a successful career in the field of accounting. A Great Career with an even better compensation is the ultimate result of such smart decisions. The fact that one can complete CPA within one year unlike many other courses is one of the main attractions to become a CPA.

As mentioned earlier a student has certain criteria for being eligible to take up the CPA exams and certain other criteria for obtaining its licensure. The following category of students can take up the CPA examination :

  • B.Com graduates with 70% and higher scores from a NAAC A+ rated Institution
  • B.Com graduates with 1styear M.Com completed
  • B.Com graduates with CA Intermediate / ACMA Intermediate qualifications (Indian CMA)
  • Professionally qualified candidates like the CAs, CMAs, CS with B.Com graduation

It is however preferred that you consult an expert to ascertain your eligibility before joining the program.

The following would be the indicative cost for a student from India to complete his / her CPA.The figures given here are indicative since the fee structure may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction but is not expected to be substantially higher than what has been indicated.

 

 

Eligibility for the CPA can be classified into:

a) Eligibility for taking up the exams and
b) Eligibility for getting the Licensure.

A student has to have a minimum of 120 credits to take up the CPA examination while he has to have a minimum of 150 credits to get the licensure. Eligibility requirements  differ  from  one  jurisdiction (read as State) to the other and hence requirements will depend upon the jurisdiction where a student chooses to get his licensure.   Links  to  all  Boards  of  Accountancy  can  be  found  at  www.nasba.org.

There is no one answer for this question since this depends on each individual, their strengths and weaknesses. Generally speaking most of  the  students find BEC to be easiest  and FAR to be the most difficult. FAR  is considered  the  most difficult mainly on account of the volume of the syllabus and not on account of the difficulty. Between Auditing and Regulation the feeling is neutral. Both are equally easy and difficult in the sense there is very little to choose from.

Thus depending on the student’s thought process, they may want to take the easiest paper first and the difficult the last. For instance, Someone with a good Accounting and Auditing background would prefer taking up Auditing first, followed by Regulation, followed by BEC and then last FAR.

Hence, with an overall target of 12 months to complete all 4 papers a student must aspire to complete Auditing, Regulation and BEC in about 8 months time and complete FAR in the balance 4 months. However, this is only an indicative exercise and may be adjusted to the work schedule of the student.

The Online Exam is made up of 4 papers of 4 hours each. They are as under :

  • Auditing  and  Attestation  (AUD)
  • Business  Environment  and  Concepts  (BEC)
  • Financial  Accounting  and  Reporting  (FAR)
  • Regulation (REG)

Each paper has 5 smaller sections called TESTLETS  comprising of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs), Task Based Simulations (TBS or Simulations) and in the case of BEC, Written Communication Tasks (WCT). The table in the following page will give a clear idea on the structure of the Exam.

The passing score in each paper is 75 and to understand what the score meansone needs to understand the exam structure and the scoring pattern in detail. Whilst a modest attempt  has been made to explain this in brief from a student perspective it is felt that this may not be very relevant. A student must be prepared to score 85+ in the exams in which case the passing score must be easily achieved. The score by a student does not indicate nor can be interpreted as a percentage. Thus a score of 75 is not 75% but is a weighted combination of scaled scores from the MCQs and TBSs for Auditing, Regulation and FAR papers and a weighted combination of scaled scores from the MCQs, TBSs and WCTs for the BEC paper. The scores are calculated using formulas that take into account factors like whether the question was answered correctly and the relative difficulty of each question. Thus difficult questions have more weightage as compared to easier questions and hence a student has to answer more number of easier questions right as compared to difficult ones.

The following are the sequence of events once a student decides to pursue his / her CPA  :

  • Decide on which study program to join after appropriate due diligence  
  • Get a preliminary evaluation done by the Institution conducting the study program.  This  is only to ensure that a candidate is eligible before he / she enrols for a program.  
  • Join the Study Program
  • Get the transcripts / credentials evaluated by the official agency.  
  • Apply and pay the required fees in the respective State Board of Accountancy.  
  • Receipt of Notice to Schedule (NTS) from the State Board of Accountancy.  
  • Use the NTS to schedule the exams in the Prometric Centre where the student is planning to take up the exams. It is important to note that the NTS is valid only for 6 months. Hence a student has to take up all papers for which he or she has registered with the State Board of Accountancy within 6 months of receiving the NTS.

Generally the Institution where the student is undergoing the study program will assist the student in completing the activities listed above.

With exams administered in India in 8 locations (Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Trivandrum) a candidate from India can take the exam at  the authorized Prometric test centres in these cities. Prior to testing, a candidate must first select a participating U.S.Jurisdiction (read as State), contact  the Board of  Accountancy in  that State to obtain Application materials and submit the completed application along with  the  required fees as instructed. After receiving the Notice  to Schedule (NTS), the student may use the NTS to apply to take  the Exam in the location of his choice.

 

Hello Everyone. This is Dheepshika.

I am a commerce post graduate and was pursuing my CA to acquire my professional qualification. The success was eluding me time and again in spite of my efforts.

But I was determined to acquire a professional qualification. I was at a crossroads between CIA and CPA. It was then, I met Ganesh sir. After speaking to him, it was very clear to me that I had to take up CPA to fulfil my dream.

Ganesh sir is a very patient and an enthusiastic person. He was meticulous and his classes were interactive. He wouldn’t mind teaching a concept any number of times as long as you understand it.

The CPA exam structure comprises of MCQs which was something new for me. Ganesh sir with his unique way, made it easy for me to understand it clearly.

After a few weeks of classes, I was confident on how to approach those questions. With the help of the coaching and course material I successfully completed CPA in the first attempt.

I completely dedicate my transformation from an ordinary post graduate to a confident professional with an international qualification to FINSPIRE Academy and to Ganesh sir for their friendly and unique approach for coaching.

Thank you

Dheepshika RH & Co LLP, Senior Associate

I am proud to say that I was associated with FINSPIRE Academy during my journey for completing my CPA.

I had first met Ganesh sir with a couple of my friends to understand about CPA and the delivery model of FINSPIRE. All 3 of us were so impressed with the way the details were presented and our clarifications resolved that we decided to join right away.

Happy to inform that two of us were able to clear all papers in the first attempt with high scores while the third has taken one paper and pursuing to complete other papers in the near future.

I was thoroughly impressed with the classes and the schedule. All our doubts were cleared on time (through a Whatsapp group) and it would not be an overstatement if I say that I am a Qualified CPA today thanks to Ganesh Sir and FINSPIRE Academy.

 I have been recommending FINSPIRE strongly to all my friends and would recommend the same to anyone looking to complete their CPA on time with very high scores.

Chandni Sharma, CPA (USA), Audit Senior Assistant, Deloitte Offices US

Hello everyone! My name is Roshini

I wanted to pursue a professional qualification to enhance my knowledge in Accounting and Finance. My friend who was attending CPA classes from Ganesh sir had recommended him.

Ganesh sir was very approachable. I had a trial class with him, which went really well, so I confidently joined his class. His coaching was excellent, considering that this is my first professional course, he made sure to explain the technical concepts in a way that made me understand them easily. He will address all our questions and clear our doubts effectively.

Apart from technical guidance, he never failed to motivate me when I needed it and provided the right advice, which I’m truly grateful for. As a result, I passed all my exams on the first attempt and become a qualified CPA.

Currently I am working as an Auditor with EY. Successfully completing CPA has opened opportunities for me locally and globally; pursuing it is the best decision I’ve made career wise and I’m glad that I met Ganesh sir at the right time.

Roshini, CPA (USA), Auditor EY