The Candidate's Guide to the CISA Exam
The Candidate's Guide to the CISA Exam provides a detailed outline of the subject areas covered on the examination and important details for exam day.
The Candidate's Guide to the CISA Exam is available through the ISACA bookstore and is automatically forwarded to you upon receipt of the CISA exam registration form and payment. Or, download the guide:
Job Practice Area
A job practice serves as the basis for the exam and the experience requirements to earn the CISA certification. This job practice consists of task and knowledge statements, organized by domains.
ISACA has prepared a variety of study resources in various languages to fully prepare for your CISA Exam. These include primary references, publications, articles, the ISACA Journal and other links.
ISACA eLearning Campus offers a variety of online learning courses for certification exam preparation and continuing professional education.
ISACA chapters in numerous countries offer CISA Review courses. Additionally, ISACA offers a CISA Exam Cram Course. View the Review Course list to determine if there is a course in your area, or contact your local chapter for additional courses.
Exam Preparation Community
ISACA created the CISA exam preparation community as a place for current CISA exam registrants to collaborate and study with other registrants within the ISACA environment.
Each of the links below provide a listing of technical terms in English — along with how they will appear on the exam in each other language offered. We hope that CISA candidates find this tool helpful when studying for the exam.
Glossary and Acronyms
ISACA provides a Glossary of terms and an extensive list of Acronyms applicable to the CISA exam.