Advanced Diploma in banking
The Associate Examinations covers a wide range of subjects in the Banking and Financial Services industry. Successful completion of the examination leads to the award of the highest Banking Diploma (Associateship Certificate) which is also the highest and final level of any professional banking qualification in Kenya. Holders of the Associateship Certificate are designated as “Associate of the Kenya Institute of Bankers”, AKIB. This designation is very important as far as the Financial Services sector is concerned. The Associateship qualification provides a person who has chosen banking as a career, a strong foundation for further advancement. The person is required to elect nine units while seven units are mandatory and two units are optional.
Exam Registration Deadline:
| May Exams: 12th March, 2021
| October Exams: 10th September, 2021
Candidates can attempt the subjects in any order. Candidates pursuing Advanced Diploma in Banking & Finance, can also attempt any number of subjects desired with a minimum of two. The duration of the course is determined by how many subjects one takes per sitting.
AKIB Details & Requirements.
First semester runs from January to May while second semester is July to October / November each year for the professional qualifications.
Application for Exemptions
Applications for exemptions must be made on the prescribed forms and must be submitted together with a non-refundable fee of Kshs. 2,000.00, plus the examination fees for each subject exemption is sought.