Like any qualification common questions asked are why we should do ADIT (UK)? or how it will benefit us in our professional world. Following are the benefits of doing ADIT (UK):

  • Globally recognized
  • Challenging and rigorous
  • Enhance employability
  • A wealth of resources and support
  • Enabling you to differentiate yourself
  • Professional recognition
  • Annually updated exams
  • Design to blend academic rigor and practical application

The ADIT Structure:

In order to become the ADIT(UK) it is essential to attempt 3 papers. Paper-I relates to Principles of International Taxation, Paper-II is Jurisdictional based and Paper-III is Thematic. Only one paper is required to be chosen from Paper-II and Paper-III to qualify. All modules are examined in the June attempt whereas the most popular are examined in December as well.

Paper 1                                                 Paper-IIPaper III
Mandatory                                       Optional anyoneOptional anyone


Principles of International Taxation*

AustraliaIndiaTransfer pricing*
ChinaIrelandEnergy Resource
BrazilSingaporeEu Direct Tax*
Cyprus*KingdomEU Vat*
 Extended Essay on Tax Specialism of your choice. **

* These exams are available in both June and December attempt, while remaining only in June attempt.

** Extended essay in place of one of the optional (Paper II and Paper III) exams, candidates may submit an extended essay consisting of 15,000 to 20,000 words on any aspect of international taxation (subject to approval of CIOT UK).

The exams are only held in Computer Based Examination (CBE) mode which means students are required to attempt the exam by typing their answer on-screen of their laptop, using a purpose-built software.