The Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) exam tests a candidate knowledge of current internal auditing practices and understanding of internal audit issues, risks and remedies. The exam is offered in four parts, each part consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions.
Parts 1, 2, and 3 are considered the core global syllabus of the CIA exam - offering a strong focus on corporate governance and risk issues and exhibiting alignment with The IIA Professional Practices Framework. Part IV of the CIA exam is designed for modification for regional and audit specialization testing.
The CIA exam is a nondisclosed examination, which means that current exam questions and answers will not be published or divulged.
Note: Exam topics and/or format are subject to change as approved by the Board of Regents.