Professional Bridging Examination (PBE)
Examination News for Candidates
Examination timetableClick to check the PBE timetable.
PBE revision coursesTo give the best support for students in their preparation of the HKIAAT examinations, we are pleased to provide the latest information of the relevant revision courses.
The examinable contents are determined on 31 May each year (cut-off date) which applies to the December session of the same year and the following June session.
The determination of examinable contents refers to both the release date of the pronouncements (or the enactment date of the legislations) and their corresponding effective date. Please click here for illustration.
Students can find a list of accounting and auditing standards that is examinable in their examination session by logging onto the HKIAAT website 6 weeks before the examination takes place.
Update on QP admission requirement for PBE students
With effect from the December 2013 examination session of QP registration, AAT graduates who have completed the Professional Bridging Examination will be eligible for direct admission to the QP of the HKICPA without the need to complete the Professional Assessment.
Syllabus Update and 2nd Edition of Study Text for PBE Paper I
Updated syllabus and detailed competency map for Paper I of the Professional Bridging Examination will be adopted from the December 2016 session onwards.
The second edition of PBE Paper I study text will be published in the fourth quarter of 2016.