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CIA Three-Part Exam Structure

Part 1 Exam: Internal Auditing Basics
Duration: 2.5 hours
Question Count: 125
Part 2 Exam: Internal Audit Practice
Duration: 2.0 hours
Question Count: 100
Part 3 Exam: Internal Audit Knowledge Elements
Duration: 2.0 hours
Question Count: 100
Topical focus areas include:
  • IIA Mandatory Guidance
  • Internal Control and Risk
  • Tools and Techniques for Conducting the Audit Engagement
Topical focus areas include:
  • Managing the Internal Audit Function
  • Managing Individual Engagements
  • Fraud Risks and Controls
Topical focus areas include:
  • Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Organizational Structure and Business Processes
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • IT/Business Continuity
  • Financial Management
  • Global Business Environment