The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), on Tuesday 18th April 2022, announced the results of students who sat exams in the March 2022 session. A whopping 10 students from Pakistan scored the highest marks globally outperforming ACCA exam sitters worldwide.
Ghaus Ullah, Sara Yousuf, Muhammad Usama Khan, Shafaq Zeeshan, Zainab Bibi, Eman Siddique, Mahed Muhammad, Ume Rumma, and Fatima Shahid (with 2 positions) scored the highest marks in the world in Recording Financial Transactions, Maintaining Financial Records exam and Management Information.
These global prizewinners were commended by Assad Hameed Khan, Head of ACCA Pakistan. He said, ‘Our youth continues to set a precedent of high performance further cementing their commitment to the global profession as well as the betterment of Pakistan. Their achievements help us in establishing Pakistan as a global hub for world-class talent in accounting and finance.’
The ACCA degree is widely regarded as the gold standard in accountancy, with recognition and presence in over 178 countries worldwide, providing access to highly respected and rewarding career opportunities. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognizes ACCA members qualifications as equal to master’s degree in Commerce (MCom). The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) also awards some exemptions to ACCA affiliates for CA.