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NorthStar is an official training partner with AICPA for providing expert training for CPAs. We are an exclusive partner with Becker International for providing world-class study material and interactive LMS access for easy learning, exam practice and assured success. Proud to announce our partnership with the Foundation for Advanced Computer Science (FACS) for end-to-end CPA evaluation process.

GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED CPA MENTOR

From a Driven Accounting Enthusiast to a Leading CPA Instructor, M.Irfat's Journey is your Roadmap to Success.

GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED MENTOR

Mr. M.Irfat is a highly experienced and sought-after instructor for Finance and Management Accounting. Known as the 'God of Costing' amongst his students, with 22+ years of experience, he has been felicitated with several awards and recognitions, including the "Teaching Excellence Award" in the recent times.

M. Irfat
CA, CMA USA, CPA, CIMA UK
Founder & Director NorthStar Academy

Why CPA Course from NorthStar?

What makes NorthStar the top choice for US CPA Course among Students and Professionals Globally?

Clear 4 CPA Exams in just 18 Months

Commit for just 16-18 hrs of study time per week for the CPA exam and expect to clear it in just 12 to 18 months.

Highest Accounting Qualification

The CPA is the only licensing qualification for the accounting and audit profession in the United States.

Global Passport in just 18 months

Get your Global Passport with CPA. Due to global recognition, a CPA can always find the best place to work across the world.

Careers @Big 4s & Top MNCs

Looking for a job with Big 4's/MNCs/Global accounting firms, then CPA is your ticket to achieve a highly paying job.

Roadmap to CPA USA

Our program is designed to provide students with a detailed understanding of the CPA Course and to help them pass the exam on their very First Attempt. Our curriculum is constantly updated to reflect the latest changes in the US CPA exam.

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Feb 2024
Start your CPA  with NSA
Enroll Now
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Apr 2024
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FAR
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Aug 2024
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REG
4
Dec 2024
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AUD
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Apr 2025
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BAR
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CPA Certification and Gain Access to a World of Opportunities

Why Should you Opt for CPA?

As a highly recognized professional certification in the field of accounting, the CPA designation offers specialized knowledge and skills that are sought-after by employers. Pursuing the CPA designation can provide a competitive edge in the job market, increased earning potential, and opportunities for growth and advancement in your career.

The CPA program is designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge and expertise in various areas of accounting and finance, including Financial Accounting & Reporting, Audit & Attestation, Regulation, and Business Environment & Concepts.

The CPA certification comprises four exam sections, each with unique content and requirements. The exam sections include Auditing and Attestation (AUD), Business Environment and Concepts (BEC), Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR), and Regulation (REG).
The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) course is a professional certification program that provides specialized training and knowledge in the field of accounting.
The CPA course is designed to equip students with the skills and expertise that are needed to work as professional accountants in various industries, including public accounting, finance, and business.
The US CPA course covers various topics, such as financial accounting and reporting, auditing, taxation, business strategy and technology.
The CPA exam is a comprehensive, four-part exam that tests the knowledge and skills of aspiring CPAs in the areas of auditing and attestation, business environment and concepts, financial accounting and reporting, and regulation
The scope of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) qualification is extensive and encompasses various areas of accounting and finance. CPAs are equipped with expertise in financial accounting and reporting, enabling them to prepare and analyze financial statements and ensure compliance with accounting standards. They also excel in auditing and assurance services, conducting independent audits and providing assurance on the accuracy and integrity of financial information
Financial Accounting and Reporting: CPAs excel in preparing and analyzing financial statements, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and providing guidance on financial reporting.
Auditing and Assurance: CPAs conduct independent audits of financial statements, assess accuracy and compliance, and offer assurance services like reviews and compilations.
Taxation: CPAs have extensive knowledge of tax laws and assist individuals and businesses with tax management, planning, and return preparation.
Management Accounting and Advisory: CPAs provide services in budgeting, cost analysis, and advice on improving profitability and operational efficiency. They also offer financial planning and analysis for long-term strategy development.
To be eligible for the CPA qualification, individuals typically need a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field. They must pass the Uniform CPA Examination, which tests knowledge in accounting, auditing, taxation, and business concepts. Practical work experience in accounting is also required, with duration varying by jurisdiction.
Education: A minimum bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field is typically required for CPA eligibility.
Examination: Passing the Uniform CPA Examination is a prerequisite for becoming a CPA.
Experience: Practical work experience in accounting or a related field is often necessary, with varying duration requirements.
Licensing and Regulatory Compliance: Fulfilling additional licensing and regulatory requirements set by the jurisdiction's Board of Accountancy is essential for CPA eligibility.
The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam is a rigorous assessment designed to evaluate individuals' knowledge and skills in the field of accounting. The CPA exam is comprehensive, covering various areas such as financial accounting and reporting, auditing and attestation, regulation, and business environment concepts. It consists of multiple-choice questions and task-based simulations that require candidates to apply their accounting knowledge to real-world scenarios.
Comprehensive Coverage: The CPA exam assesses knowledge in management accounting and financial management, including topics like financial planning, analysis, control, and ethics.
Four-Part Structure: The CPA exam is divided into four parts, each focusing on different subject areas. Auditing & Attestation (AUD), Business Environment and Concepts (BEC), Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR),and Regulation (REG).
Three Types of Questions: The CPA exam includes multiple-choice questions (MCQs), task-based simultions (TBS), and written communication tasks (WCT).
Intensive Preparation: Due to its challenging nature, candidates dedicate significant time and effort to study, practice questions, and use review materials to prepare for the CPA exam.
Salaries for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are generally competitive and reflect the high level of expertise and qualifications associated with the designation. CPAs often earn higher salaries compared to non-CPA accountants due to their specialized knowledge and credibility. The specific salary level can vary based on factors such as years of experience, seniority within an organization, industry specialization, and geographical location. CPAs with more experience and those in senior-level positions tend to earn higher salaries.
Competitive Compensation: CPAs receive competitive salaries that reflect their expertise and qualifications.
Experience and Seniority Impact: Salary levels for CPAs vary based on experience and seniority.
Industry and Location Influence: Industry and location can affect CPA salaries.
Specializations and Designations: Specializations and additional certifications can positively impact CPA salary potential.

Get a Head Start in your CPA Course! Download the CPA syllabus and dive into Comprehensive Learning.

CPA SYLLABUS

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Experience Mr. Irfat's engaging and comprehensive teaching approach to see how exciting a career as a CPA can be

Content Area
Allocation
Area I
Conceptual Framework, Standard-Setting and Financial Reporting
25 - 35%
Area II
Select Financial Statement Accounts
30 -40%
Area lll
Select Transactions
20 - 30%
Area IV
State and Local Governments
5 - 15%
FAR
Exam
Pattern
50% MCQ, 35% SIM and 15% Written (essay), A minimum of 75 to be scored on a scale of 100.
Business Environment and Concepts

The Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) section of the Uniform CPA Examination (the Exam) tests knowledge and skills that a newly licensed CPA must demonstrate when performing Audit, Attesting, Accounting and Reviewing services, Financial reporting, Tax preparation, Other professional services, Etc.

Content Area
Allocation
Area I
Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Controls and Business Processes
20 – 30%
Area II
Economics
15 – 25%
Area lll
Financial Management
10 – 20%
Area IV
Information Technology
15 – 25%
Area V
Operations Management
15 – 25%
BEC
Exam
Pattern
50% MCQ & 50% TBS, A minimum of 75 to be scored on a scale of 100.
Auditing and Attestation

The Auditing and Attestation (AUD) section of the Uniform CPA Examination (the Exam) tests the essential knowledge and skills a newly licensed CPA must demonstrate when performing audit, attestation, or accounting and review service engagements. The AUD section examines the candidate's understanding of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Content Area
Allocation
Area I
Ethics, Professional Responsibilities and General Principles
15 – 25%
Area II
Assessing Risk and Developing a Planned Response
25 – 35%
Area lll
Performing Further Procedures and Obtaining Evidence
30 – 40%
Area IV
Forming Conclusions and Reporting
10 – 20%
AUD
Exam
Pattern
50% MCQ & 50% TBS, A minimum of 75 to be scored on a scale of 100.
Regulation

The Regulation (REG) section of the Uniform CPA Examination (the Exam) tests the knowledge and skills that a newly licensed CPA must demonstrate with respect to U.S. federal taxation, U.S. ethics and professional responsibilities related to tax practice, U.S. business law A listing of reference materials relevant to the REG section of the Exam are included under References at the conclusion of this introduction.

Content Area
Allocation
Area I
Ethics, Professional Responsibilities and Federal Tax Procedures
10 – 20%
Area II
Business Law
10 – 20%
Area lll
Federal Taxation of Property Transactions-1
12 – 22%
Area IV
Federal Taxation of Individuals
15 – 25%
50% MCQ & 50% TBS, A minimum of 75 to be scored on a scale of 100.
Area V
Federal Taxation of Entities
28 – 38%
REG
Exam
Pattern
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Differences you should know

Indian CA vs US CPA : Which Certification is Right for You?

Point of Difference
Indian CA Course
US CPA Course
Governing Body
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Educational Requirements
Completion of a 3-year undergraduate degree, followed by passing the ICAI CA exams.
Completion of a 4-year undergraduate degree, with a concentration in accounting or a related field, followed by passing the Uniform CPA Exam.
Exam Format
Divided into three levels: CPT, IPCC, and CA final 20 exams.
CPA Consists of four exams: FAR, BEC, AUD and REG.
Exam Difficulty
Generally considered to be difficult, with a 10% passing rate for each level.
Also considered to be difficult, with a Global pass rate of around 50%.
Scope of Practice
More focused on tax and audit, with a strong emphasis on compliance and regulations.
Broader in scope, with a focus on accounting, financial reporting, tax, and business advisory services.
Professional Recognition
Recognized only in India.
Recognized in the US, Canada, India and in the Middle East.

From an Aspirant to CPA:
The step-by-step process

Becoming a CPA is an achievable goal for those who are willing to put in the effort. While it may seem challenging, you can make this dream,
a reality with dedication and a clear plan.
Don't let fear hold you back - take the first step towards your CPA journey today!

STEP 01
Enroll with NorthStar
Enroll and Signup for a Live Interactive Classes and Kick-Start your CPA Journey
STEP 02
Academic Evaluation
Fulfilling the CPA academic prerequisites such as 120 credit hours or 150 credit hours
STEP 03
Preparation Plan
Get guided with our Comprehensive Classes & Practice with our NSA App and Becker LMS access
STEP 04
Pick a date
Obtain a Notice-To-Schedule (NTS) and Schedule your CPA exam date with your Prometric
STEP 05
Crack it!
Clear the  CPA exam and get desired work experience to get  the
CPA License
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We are thrilled to announce that NorthStar Academy has been awarded the prestigious honor of becoming the official content partner of Becker. This partnership is a testament to our commitment to providing our students with the highest quality online training programs. We have partnered with the Industry leader to add an extra edge to our CPA Aspirants. For more than 60 years, Becker has been No.1 choice for CPA Exam Preparation.

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Why NorthStar is Students'
No.1 Choice for CPA?

What makes NorthStar the top choice for CMA USA
Course among students and professionals globally?

F&A Basic Classes for CPA Beginners

We kickstart our CPA journey with the fundamentals of finance and management accounting, making sure even our science and art students' bloom into finance experts.

Official Training & Content Partner

We’re the official learning partner of AICPA & Becker International. Our students get the official Becker CPA Excel Learning Systems, with an online question bank and hardcopy material.

CPA Online Training

NorthStar has designed a comprehensive course that starts right from the scratch and covers every topic and concept in detail with more than 400+ hours of training with interactive approaches.

83% CPA Pass Percentage

Our approach of providing customized notes, experienced faculty and interactive live classes helped 1000s of CPA students to clear CPA Exams in their very first attempt.

100% CPA Syllabus Coverage

We just do not leave anything to chance, With our CPA Comp Course, you can expect 100% syllabus coverage for all the topics and concepts required to pass the exam in your very first attempt.

End-to-End Support

To ensure that your CPA journey remains smooth, we provide extensive support to our universities and college partners. We support our students with CPA Evaluation, CPA Exams and End-to-End Support & Assured Placements.

45+
On Going
Batches
35+
Countries
Covered
128+
Hiring
Partners
83%
Pass
Percentage

60,000+

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100% Placement
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NorthStar is committed to boosting your CPA career by partnering with top corporations,
MNCs, and the Big 4 firms to provide you with excellent placement opportunities. Our placement
team works with you from day one of your CPA journey to ensure your success.

Listen to our CPA Alumni's Experiences with NorthStar Academy

We will help you
reach out to the stars

testimonials
Anubhab Ranjan
TCS
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NSA and M. Irfat sir played a vital role in my CMA USA success. His exceptional teaching helped me conquer USA CMA, and now I'm pursuing the CPA certification with NorthStar. I'm grateful to Mr. Irfat sir, the "God of Costing," for his invaluable guidance and support throughout my entire journey. NSA has truly made a difference in my career aspirations.
Ravi Kumar
Foodale
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M. Irfat sir is not just a tutor but a unique mentor who instills concepts effortlessly. His friendly and sincere approach makes learning enjoyable. Despite my CFO responsibilities, I prioritize upskilling with M. Irfat sir - the ultimate costing guru. Cleared CMA USA and now pursuing CPA at NorthStar. #LimitlesswithNSA
Shivani Gona
Selectstays
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With the ultimate teaching of M. Irfat sir, NSA's support, and my determination, I've unlocked new horizons in my professional journey. Cleared CMA USA and now pursuing CPA. M. Irfat sir's teachings are unparalleled, and NorthStar is the perfect platform for dual-degree success. #CPACMASuccessmatlabNSA
Akashdeep Chatterjee
Genpact
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With Irfat Sir and the NSA team's invaluable guidance and support, my educational journey has been reignited. Their dedication and extraordinary commitment have created an unforgettable experience at NSA. I am grateful for their mentorship as I enter into the world of professional course, a pursuit that has brought immense fulfillment and personal growth.
Simani Hegde
JP Morgan
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As a qualified Chartered Accountant, I realized the importance of continuous learning and chose to pursue the captivating US Certified Management Accounting course. Delighted to have cleared CMA USA in one go, adding a valuable milestone to my achievements. Currently with another milestone - Pursuing CPA at NorthStar Academy. #CAthoCPAkyunnahi
Abhilasha Kulkarni
Infoysys
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NorthStar Academy is the epitome of excellence for professional commerce courses. The abundance of knowledge, access to recorded classes, and AI-based tests on their user-friendly mobile app make learning seamless. A resounding recommendation for NSA's professional courses. I would highly recommend NorthStar for CPA/CMA courses for new aspirants.
Shriyansh Nahata
KPMG
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Irfat Sir's dedication goes beyond the syllabus, enriching students with knowledge and guidance. My journey with NSA has been incredibly fulfilling. The NSA team offers exceptional support, making the learning experience outstanding. Their user-friendly mobile app is a bonus and end to end support right from evalustion, exams and experience. #StarsofNSA
Ranjith
Carisma Solutions
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Irfat sir's detailed explanations make complex concepts understandable even for non-commerce students. His creative teaching approach ensures concepts and formulas stick in our minds. CMA USA qualified and now pursuing CPA at NorthStar Academy, expanding my professional success. #UpskilltoCPA #UpskillwithNSA
Anubhab Ranjan
TCS
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NSA and M. Irfat sir played a vital role in my CMA USA success. His exceptional teaching helped me conquer USA CMA, and now I'm pursuing the CPA certification with NorthStar. I'm grateful to Mr. Irfat sir, the "God of Costing," for his invaluable guidance and support throughout my entire journey. NSA has truly made a difference in my career aspirations.
Ravi Kumar
Foodale
linkedin logo icon
M. Irfat sir is not just a tutor but a unique mentor who instills concepts effortlessly. His friendly and sincere approach makes learning enjoyable. Despite my CFO responsibilities, I prioritize upskilling with M. Irfat sir - the ultimate costing guru. Cleared CMA USA and now pursuing CPA at NorthStar. #LimitlesswithNSA
Shivani Gona
Selectstays
linkedin logo icon
With the ultimate teaching of M. Irfat sir, NSA's support, and my determination, I've unlocked new horizons in my professional journey. Cleared CMA USA and now pursuing CPA. M. Irfat sir's teachings are unparalleled, and NorthStar is the perfect platform for dual-degree success. #CPACMASuccessmatlabNSA
Akashdeep Chatterjee
Genpact
linkedin logo icon
With Irfat Sir and the NSA team's invaluable guidance and support, my educational journey has been reignited. Their dedication and extraordinary commitment have created an unforgettable experience at NSA. I am grateful for their mentorship as I enter into the world of professional course, a pursuit that has brought immense fulfillment and personal growth.
Simani Hegde
JP Morgan
linkedin logo icon
As a qualified Chartered Accountant, I realized the importance of continuous learning and chose to pursue the captivating US Certified Management Accounting course. Delighted to have cleared CMA USA in one go, adding a valuable milestone to my achievements. Currently with another milestone - Pursuing CPA at NorthStar Academy. #CAthoCPAkyunnahi
Abhilasha Kulkarni
Infoysys
linkedin logo icon
NorthStar Academy is the epitome of excellence for professional commerce courses. The abundance of knowledge, access to recorded classes, and AI-based tests on their user-friendly mobile app make learning seamless. A resounding recommendation for NSA's professional courses. I would highly recommend NorthStar for CPA/CMA courses for new aspirants.
Shriyansh Nahata
KPMG
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Irfat Sir's dedication goes beyond the syllabus, enriching students with knowledge and guidance. My journey with NSA has been incredibly fulfilling. The NSA team offers exceptional support, making the learning experience outstanding. Their user-friendly mobile app is a bonus and end to end support right from evalustion, exams and experience. #StarsofNSA
Ranjith
Carisma Solutions
linkedin logo icon
Irfat sir's detailed explanations make complex concepts understandable even for non-commerce students. His creative teaching approach ensures concepts and formulas stick in our minds. CMA USA qualified and now pursuing CPA at NorthStar Academy, expanding my professional success. #UpskilltoCPA #UpskillwithNSA
#WinCPAWithNSA

NorthStar Academy

vs Other Institutes

Unlock your true potential in the world of finance with NorthStar Academy, the leading CPA coaching institute where success is just a step away.

Particulars
NorthStar Academy
Other Institutes
Approach
Offers a personalized approach to training, working with each CPA student to develop a study plan that suits their individual needs
May offer a more standardized approach to training, with less individual attention and support
Instructors' Industry Exposure
Instructors are CPA qualified with years of experience in teaching and practicing in the accounting and finance fields
Instructors may have varying levels of experience and expertise
Comprehensive Study Materials
Up-to-Date CPA resources - textbooks, practice questions and online resources
May provide more limited study materials or require students to purchase additional materials
Flexibility
Provides flexible CPA online training options for enhanced convenience
May have a more rigid schedule or only offer one type of training format
Success Rate
High success in CPA exams, with proven
CPA success stories
May have a lower pass rate or less established track record of success
Live Demo Classes
FREE CPA Demo class, before enrolling
Have to pay first to attend classes
Placements
100% Assured placement assistance
No certain information
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NorthStar Academy's online training programmes offer a unique, enjoyable learning experience. Our virtual classes allow you to learn from the comfort of your own home. Our flexible approach to learning will help you acquire skills faster than traditional methods.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get a Demo Class before enrolling with NorthStar for CPA?
If you're considering enrolling with NorthStar Academy for CPA Course, we offer Live Demo classes, Free Webinars and Becker LMS 14 days trial. You can have a glance into our Expertise and Confidently, Enroll with us for CPA!
What is the Pass Percentage at NorthStar Academy for the US CPA course?
With a remarkable 83% CPA pass percentage, NorthStar Academy has established a track record of consistent results. Our teaching methodology and comprehensive classes have garnered global acclaim, ensuring that our students are well-prepared to succeed in the CPA Exam.
How long does it take to complete the US CPA course at NorthStar Academy?
By committing just 16-18 hours of study time per week, you can complete the CPA qualification within 12 to 18 months. Our well-structured curriculum, class notes and guidance help streamline your CPA course journey, ensuring efficient progress toward your
CPA exams.
Why Becker is the best material for CPA?
When it comes to choosing the best CPA study material, Becker is the clear standout due to its comprehensive and up-to-date content, expert instruction from industry professionals, and a track record of 60 years proven success. Utilizing advanced adaptive learning technology and offering abundant practice resources, Becker provides an unmatched educational experience that fully equips students for acing their CPA exams.
What are the Modes of Classes and Study material provided by NorthStar?
NorthStar Academy is proud of its collaboration with Becker - renowned for its quality content and convenient LMS option for practicing mock tests. The modes of classes for CPA at NorthStar are Online Live Interactive on the Weekends and Self-Paced Recorded sessions.

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