Another Advanced Level examination results are due to be out soon. Students who have reached this noteworthy milestone in their educational career now look out to plan their future to secure a position in life that is rewarding both professionally and financially. Today's educational programmes bring out numerous opportunities both locally and internationally for the students to choose a career fitting their ability and resources. In this context for the student seeking an Accounting Qualification none other Qualification can match the ACCA qualification.
ACCA is the most cost effective Accounting Qualification in the world. It is the largest and fastest growing Accounting body that is grounded in over 100 years of experience and innovation. With well over 365,000 students and members spread out to 170 countries in the world some one some where in the world registers with ACCA every 8 minutes.
In addition to the Globally recognized Professional Qualification ACCA offers the unique academic qualification of a Bsc Hons Degree in Applied Accounting from the prestigious Oxford Brookes University in UK. On completing the ACCA Skills module (Part II) and on presenting a research and analysis project which when assessed successful by the University the prestigious degree is granted. Hard to believe but yet it is true - A Professional Qualification of ACCA and an academic Qualification of a Degree is in your hands in just 2½ years and that to at a minimal cost ! No other accounting body in the world offers this bonanza to students. This degree qualification further strengthens your CV and places you in a strong position towards placement in high position in any part of the world.
A Golden opportunity at a gold level Institute
Mercury Institute is the forerunner and the undoubted Leader for ACCA education in Sri Lanka - Established in end of year 2001 the Institute has faithfully provided Quality Tuition and facilities and has turned out more ACCA qualified Professionals than any other Institute.
The excellent standards in tuition and facilities continuously maintained by the Institute and the result oriented structured programme of studies provided by the Institute was first recognized by ACCA with the grant of the Registered level Accreditation in year 2003. The continues maintenance and the improvements in standards of tuition and facilities has now resulted in the grant of the prestigious accreditation of Gold Level by ACCA. Mercury is the only Institute that has coveted this much valued recognition in the field of ACCA studies. Mercury's progress does not conclude here. It now proceeds to maintain continuous pass rate criteria for the grant of Platinum Level accreditation. The unmatched Lecture Panel at Mercury is as good as Gold itself -
Mr.T.P.L.Raj the Chairman of Mercury Institute and the ACCA course Leader in considered as the doyen of ACCA education in Sri Lanka. A past President of ACCA for nine consecutive years and with over 20 years of lecturing experience he stands out as a colossus. Over the years he has produced many Sri Lankan prize winners and recently a World prize winner.
Mr.Shaan Jayasekera and Mr.Wazeer Ahmed are two Full Time Lecturers whose dedicated coaching have produced very impressive past rates at consecutive examinations. Highly qualified and much experienced both lecturers have provided excellent rapport with students at all times. Mr.Ravi Molligoda lecturer for Corporate and Business Law has very ably carried out lectures from the inception providing impressive pass rates.
The Institute is ever mindful of providing the best of coaching and in this context looks out for placement of lecturers who are fully competent to carryout the result oriented structured program of studies wherein students are assured of a pass at the examination. The Team of lecturers - Mr.Danushka Samarasinghe, Mr.Imran Furkan, Mr.Suranga Indunil, Mr.Shehan Fernanod, Mr.George Fernando and Mr.Chaturanga Ratnasinghe have over the past two years shown ample evidence of their prowess at lecturing for ACCA subjects.
Challenging the world
Mercury's proud record of producing prize winners continues unabated. At each examination a number of students score top prizes. In December 2005 a student scored the record marks of 100 at CBE examination for paper 1.1. The youngest ACCA Affiliate in Sri Lanka (perhaps in the world) hails from Mercury. At the CAT course level a student secured prizes for seven subjects out of nine. At the result of the December 2007 examination seven out of nine Sri Lankan prize winners were Mercury students and what is more the only world prize winner at this examination is also a Mercury student. These students will in due time emerge as professionals who will challenge the world with their prestigious qualifications.
Mercury's success as the leader apart from the excellent lecture panel are the facilities. Progressing by leaps and bounds the Institute is now located at the new Mercury Building sited at No.376, Galle Road, Colombo-03. A four storied building with roof top facilities provides up-to-date lecture rooms, Larger Canteen, Rest rooms for staff and students, Prayer room and plenty of space to move around. 100% merit basted scholarships for students with 2 A's and above at A level examination. Free issue of study text and revision kit for every subject as a value added item to course fees.
Choose wisely - Choose ACCA - Choose Mercury