Fort Hare tops the SAICA ITC Eastern Cape Region
Following this weekend’s stellar performance by our Law Students, Management is pleased to announce the University of Fort Hare's Accounting Department as the best perfoming in the Eastern Cape Province. After a slight dip in performance in January, they have reclaimed their spot among leaders in the field in June as evidenced by the overall 2019 South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Initial Test of Competence (ITC) results. The results are an improvement on the 2017 and 2018 results with Fort Hare achieving a pass rate of 94.4% which placed them in 1st position out of the three participating universities in the Eastern Cape Province and 7th nationally out of 16 participating instituitions. The ITC is the first of the two professional exams that all prospective chartered accountants (CAs) have to write to qualify as CAs(SA), after finishing their fourth year (postgraduate diploma) at one of the 16 universities in South Africa, accredited by SAICA to present the final year of the CA qualification.
The first ITC is written in January of each year with a second ITC exam opportunity (the June ITC) given to students who either did not write in January or were not successful in completing the January ITC.
Congratulations and well done to both students and staff in the Faculty of Management and Commerce. Together in Excellence.