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Chuks Udo Okonta
The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), yesterday opened entries online at http://www.ciinigeria.com for interested persons within and outside insurance industry to enter for October 2022 professional examination of the institute.
According to the CIIN, entries commenced on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 and will end on Friday, July 29, 2022, while late registration will be from Monday, August 1 to Sunday, August 14, 2022, stressing that registration is strictly and fully online.
The Director-General of CIIN, Mrs. Abimbola Tiamiyu, in a document entitled: ‘Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria October 2022 Examination’, stated that persons desirous of sitting for the institute’s examination are required as pre-requisite to register as members of the institute.
She submitted that candidates seeking to commence the examination must have passed the SSCE or GCE examinations with credits in five subjects including English Language and Mathematics at not more that two sittings.
On the fees, she noted that students membership fee (new members) is N4,000; annual subscription, N5,000; building levy, as applicable; annual library fee, N2,000; exemption fee (same as course fee); non-refundable entry fee, N12,500; transcript fee, N10,000 (within Nigeria) and N20,000 outside Nigeria; chief examiners’ report, N1,000
and foundation (F01-F08) course fee, N7,500.
Other fees are; Foundation (F01-F08) course fee, N7,500; foundation coursebook (hard copy), N2,500; Foundation coursebook (soft copy), N1,250; intermediate (101-109) course fee, N9,500; intermediary coursebook (hard copy) N4,000; intermediary coursebook (soft copy), N2,000; associateship course fee, N15,000; associateship coursebook (hard copy), N4,000; associateship coursebook (soft copy), N2,000; late entry fee, N5,000; change of examination centre fee, N5,000 and change of course fee, N5,000.
The Director-General said international candidates also have the same timelines, except that the fee is in Dollars.
She noted that the rebates on fees are available to undergraduates of any discipline from any government accredited institution in Nigeria and that candidates are required to pay all outstanding fees and levies to be considered as fully registered for the diet.
Mrs. Tiamiyu noted that request for change of subject and/or centre, would not be entertained after Sunday, August 14, 2022, stressing that withdrawal from examination after Sunday, August 14, 2022, would lead to the forfeiture of all fees paid for the examination.
She submitted that hard copies of coursebooks are available at the secretariat, while soft copies are downloaded from each candidate’s portal.
According to her, tutorial classes are advised and list of accredited tutorial centers are available on the website through this link: https://ciinigeria.org/examinations/#institutions.
On examination entry guideline, she implored applicants to log to www.ciinigeria.org, proceed to members’ portal and click on “examination” and proceed as will be directed.