IFM Entry Requirements | Sifa Za Kujiunga Na Chuo Cha Uhasibu

IFM Entry Requirements | Sifa Za Kujiunga Na Chuo Cha Uhasibu .The Institute of Finance Management (IFM) is a leading institution in Tanzania, renowned for offering a wide range of certificates, diplomas, degrees, and postgraduate courses in finance and business. Since its establishment in 1972, IFM has consistently provided high-quality training and earned the trust of students and employers alike.

IFM caters to 9,228 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs, with specializations in financial management, insurance, social protection, and information technology. The institute prides itself on motivating and encouraging students to research and explore crucial topics relevant to the twenty-first century.

IFM Entry Requirements for Degree Programs

Admission into Bachelor’s degree programs at IFM requires applicants to meet certain educational qualifications. The admission committee at IFM sets standards based on the Curriculum and minimum requirements specified by regulatory bodies such as NACTE (National Council for Technical Education) and TCU (Tanzania Commission for Universities), as well as collaborative partners for jointly administered programs.

Direct Entry Mode for Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) Graduates

For applicants who completed Advanced level education before 2014 and from 2016, the following entry requirements apply:

  • Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from two subjects relevant to the respective program (where A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; E = 1).
  • A pass in Mathematics at the Advanced level is mandatory for admission to the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Banking and Finance, and Bachelor of Taxation programs. Alternatively, candidates without a principal or subsidiary pass in Mathematics must possess an O’ level credit in Mathematics.
  • For the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance program, applicants must have a pass in Advanced Mathematics, BAM (Business Mathematics), Accounts, or Economics, or a Credit pass at O’ level. Physics and Mathematics passes are required for the Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
  • The Bachelor of Information Technology program requires two passes in scientific subjects (i.e., either Physics, Advanced Mathematics, or Chemistry).

Direct Entry Mode for Ordinary Diploma or Equivalent Qualifications

Applicants with an Ordinary Diploma or equivalent qualifications must meet the following criteria:

  • At least five passes at the Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (Form Four), including Mathematics and English.
  • At least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 at NTA (National Technical Award) – Level 6 for Ordinary Diploma holders.
  • The period of study leading to NTA 6 should be at least three years (i.e., NTA 4, NTA 5, and NTA 6 or equivalent) for Form Four leavers or two years (NTA 5 and NTA 6 or equivalent) for Form Six leavers with a pass and subsidiary results qualifying the applicant for direct entry into IFM diploma.

IFM Entry Requirements for Diploma Programs

To be eligible for Ordinary Diploma programs at IFM, applicants must have completed a Basic Technician Certificate (NTA 4) or equivalent. Additionally, they must meet all requirements for admission to IFM’s Basic Technician Certificate program (NTA 4).

For those with equivalent qualifications, completion of a one-year Basic Technician Certificate (NTA 4) is necessary. Direct entry requires at least a principal pass and two subsidiary passes or more at the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (applicable for results before 2014 and from 2016). For results in 2014 and 2015, a candidate must have at least a ‘D’ and two ‘Es.’

Entry Requirements into Basic Technician Certificate Programmes

Applicants for Basic Technician Certificate Programs must present proof of completing the Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with at least four passes. A ‘pass grade’ refers to any grade score equivalent to ‘D’ or higher.

Ensuring that you meet the entry requirements for the program you wish to pursue at IFM is essential. By fulfilling these qualifications, you can set yourself on the path to academic and professional success at this esteemed institute.

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