GRBS® provides current and potential CIMA students with the following administrative support




Initial registration with CIMA, advice for registration document preparation

75 AZN

Solving any problem relating to CIMA student status

95 AZN

CIMA exam registration

55 AZN

Payment transfer to CIMA (annual payment, exam/exemption payments etc.)

85 AZN

Study materials provision (CIMA approved publications)

Only book price is paid

CIMA Qualification Charges

  • Initial Subscription (payable on registration) - £72

  • Annual Subscription (payable on 1 January following date of registration) - £ 100

  • Annual Subscription for the first year of registration  - £ 0
  • Re-registration fee - £ 72


Exam/Exemption fees payable before each exam:


  • CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting    £ 49 per paper

  • Operational Level                                    £ 81 per paper

  • Managerial Level                                     £ 81 per paper

  • Strategic Level                                       £ 87 per paper

  • TOPCIMA                                              £ 160

  • Additional Late Entry Fee                        £ 205
  • Very Late entry fee                                £ 411

  • Change of exam paper/centre                 £ 0

  • Late change of exam paper/centre           £ 66

  • Exam non payment admin fees                  £ 66

         * £ = Great Britain Pound

Document Delivery

  • Delivering documents / Baku - London /                0 AZN
  • The fee is waived for current and past participants of CIMA Preparatory Courses offered by GRBS®.
  • The Clients to which GRBS®  provides the Administrative Support are eligible for reimbursement of the fee once they take CIMA Preparatory Course at GRBS®.

GRBS provides a unique opportunity for those who want to start their professional career at Ernst & Young.

The purpose of recently announced long-term strategic cooperation between GRBS and Ernst & Young Holdings (CIS) BV Azerbaijan is to enhance the career opportunities of young people.

According to the partnership between Ernst & Young Azerbaijan and GRBS, students wishing to find a job and who successfully complete the training course on financial accounting and International Financial Reporting Standards, will have an opportunity to get a recommendation letter for employment at Ernst & Young Azerbaijan.


The advantage of recommendation letter

The main advantage of recommendation letter from GRBS, lies in the fact that candidates go through all the assessments of recruitment, but the results of financial accounting exam is not going to be decisive.As, even in case of failure, the candidate holding a recommendation letter will be invited to the next stage of recruitment process.

How to apply

If you want to get a recommendation letter first of all, you should send an email to, indicating personal details (name, surname and contact information), as well as the name and dates of the course taken at GRBS.

Sample letter:
Dear GRBS,
I am Elnur Akhmedov. I've participated at  ACCA F3 Financial Accounting training course on May XX  20XX. Please provide me with a recommendation letter for employment at Ernst & Young.

My contact number: 00000000
Elnur Akhmedov



Applications are accepted all year round. Based on your application, all the data related to your participation on the course taken at GRBS  will be presented to Commission.

The Commission assesses your performance throughout the course and decides on the issue of recommendation letter that will be either 'Highly recommended' or 'Recommended'.

To ensure transparency, recommendation letters will be sent directly to Ernst & Young, and the candidates will be notified without knowing its content.



Eligibility criteria

To get a recommendation letter from GRBS, you should meet the following criteria:

  1. Take part in one of these courses:
    • ACCA F3 Financial Accounting;
    • CIMA C02 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting;
    • National Certificate in Accounting;
    • ACCA DipIFR;
    • National Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards; OR
  2. A good command of written and spoken English (upper intermediate, TOEFL); the knowledge of Russian is welcomed.
  3. You should score at least 50% on mock exams and attend more than 80% of classes;
  4. Age: 18-35

For more information on Recommendation Letter procedures, how to apply, as well as for any other queries please write to or call (+994 12) 437 10 51/61,+(994 55) 208 10 91


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