The designation CPA(K) is reserved for members of ICPAK. An individual who has finalized the CPA professional course but has not been registered Institute is simply referred to as a CPA Finalist. CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is a qualification attained after going through training in all the levels of CPA course successfully.
The CPA curriculum and examination is set by KASNEB. Completion of the CPA Course is a requirement for registration as a member of ICPAK. After attaining ICPAK Membership, a member is allowed to use the CPA(K) designation.