Certified Government Auditing Professional® (CGAP®) Exam Syllabus
The CGAP exam includes 115 multiple-choice questions, covers four domains, and requires a completion time of two hours and fifty-five minutes. The exam includes questions on International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Government Auditing Standards. Candidates who registered to take the exam in the United States will receive a local version of the exam with questions on U.S. Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS/Yellow Book).
P = Candidates must exhibit proficiency (thorough understanding; ability to apply concepts) in these topic areas.
A = Candidates must exhibit awareness (knowledge of terminology and fundamentals) in these topic areas.
Standards tested on the CGAP exam:
Additional standards tested on the CGAP exam for candidates taking the exam in the United States:
- Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS/Yellow Book) (P)
The CGAP exam is a non-disclosed examination, which means that current exam questions and answers will not be published or divulged.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 IIA's Professional Certification Board (PCB).
CGAP Exam Domains
The CGAP exam core content covers four domains: