Nigeria’s Insurance Institute Prepares For 2021 Professional Examination 

Yemisi Izuora

The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), has called for invitation for practitioners to apply for its professional examinations.

Interested candidates are enjoined to make entries online at http:/www.ciinigeria.com within and outside insurance industry for its October 2021 examination.

The Director-General, of the Institute Mrs. Abimbola Tiamiyu, in an information noted that the entries commenced Tuesday June 1, 2021 and will end July 31, 2021, while late registration will begin August 19, 2021.

She said all persons desirous of sitting for the institute’s examination are required as pre-requisite to register as members of the institute.

The DG maintained 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, Mrs. Tiamiyu, said that student membership fee (new members) is N4,000; annual subscription, N3,000; building fee, 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 and foundation (F01-F08) course fee, N7,500.

According to her, other fees are; foundation coursebook, which is N2,500; intermediate coursebook, N4,000; intermediate (101-109) course fee, N9,500; diploma course fee, N9,500; advance diploma course fee, N15,000; late entry fee, N5,000; change of examination centre fee, N5,000 and change of course fee, N5,000.

She noted that international candidates also have the same timelines, except that the fee is in Dollars.

The CIIN DG stressed that rebates on fees are available to undergraduates of any discipline from NUC-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.

She posited that course books are available at the institute’s secretariat, while tutorial classes are advised, stressing that request for change of subject and/or centre, will not be entertained after August 19, 2021.

According to her, withdrawal from examination after August 19, 2021, would lead to the forfeiture of all fees paid for the examination and that application for exemptions should be forwarded to the secretariat for processing.

Mrs. Tiamiyu said the institute had on May 7, 2021, released the April 2021 diet examination results to the public after a successful examination and marking exercise.

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