Accounting Course About

You are always surrounded with opportunities, you just have to find your passion and go with it. You can go about in any direction. If you have the flair for Accounting, there are a lot of options you can pursue. Accounting courses are all about learning the process or work of keeping financial accounts. This article is going to provide you all the information related to the accounting courses, which includes:

  • Course
  • Duration
  • Admission Procedure
  • Eligibility
  • Examination
  • Jobs & Careers Opportunities

Courses

The courses that will help you boost your accounting career and get a job are mentioned in the list below:

Academic courses:

  • B.A. (Accounting and Finance)
  • Com. (Accountancy)
  • Com. (Accounting & Taxation)
  • Com. (Accounting and Finance)
  • Com. (Advanced Accountancy)
  • Com. (Corporate Accountancy)
  • Com. (Hons.) (Accountancy)
  • Com. (Hons.) (Accounting and Finance)
  • Com. (Hons.) (International Accounting)
  • Com. (Hons.) Entrepreneurship
  • Com. (Principles and Practice of Accountancy)
  • Com. (Tax Procedure and Practice)
  • Com. (Taxation)
  • B.A. (Cost & Management Accounting)
  • Com. (Accountancy and Business Statistics)
  • Com. (Accountancy)
  • Com. (Accounting and Auditing)
  • Com. (Accounting and Finance)
  • Com. (Accounting and Taxation)
  • Com. (Advanced Accountancy)
  • Com. (Corporate Accountancy)
  • Com. (Cost Control and Control Accounts)
  • Com. (Hons.)
  • Phil. (Accounting)

Accounts Diploma Courses:

  • Advanced Diploma in Financial Accounting & Taxation
  • Advanced Diploma in Taxation
  • Diploma in Accounting & Auditing
  • Diploma in Accounting Management (DAM)
  • Diploma in Advanced Accounting
  • Diploma in Advanced Cost Accounting
  • Diploma in Computerized Accounting and Financial Decision-Making (DCAFD)
  • Diploma in Customs and Central Excise – DCCE
  • Diploma in Finance, Budget and Accounting (DFBA)
  • Diploma in Tally Software
  • PGDAS – Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting Software
  • PGDPA – Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Financial Accounting System (PGDIFAS)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation
  • Post Graduate Program in Tax Management (P.G.P.T.M.)
  • Professional Diploma in Accounting

Accounts Certificate Courses:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – ACCA
  • Certificate Course in Central Excise (CCCE)
  • Certificate Course in Financial Accounting & Taxation (CCFAT)
  • Certificate Course in Income Tax (CCIT)
  • Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT)
  • Certificate Programme on Capital Markets (CPCM)
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountant

Duration

Courses Duration
Ø B.B.A. (Accounting and Finance) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Accountancy) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Accounting & Taxation) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Advanced Accountancy) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Corporate Accountancy) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Hons.) (Accountancy) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Hons.) (Accounting and Finance) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Hons.) (International Accounting) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Hons.) Entrepreneurship 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Principles and Practice of Accountancy) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Tax Procedure and Practice) 3 Years
Ø B.Com. (Taxation) 3 Years
Ø M.B.A. (Cost & Management Accounting) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Accountancy and Business Statistics) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Accountancy) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Accounting and Auditing) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Accounting and Finance) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Accounting and Taxation) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Advanced Accountancy) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Corporate Accountancy) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Cost Control and Control Accounts) 2 Years
Ø M.Com. (Hons.) 2 Years
Ø M.Phil. (Accounting) 2 Years
Ø Advanced Diploma in Financial Accounting & Taxation 1 Year
Ø Advanced Diploma in Taxation 1 Year
Ø Diploma in Accounting & Auditing 1 Year
Ø Diploma in Accounting Management (DAM) 1 Year
Ø Diploma in Advanced Accounting 4 Years
Ø Diploma in Advanced Cost Accounting 4 Years
Ø Diploma in Computerized Accounting and Financial Decision-Making (DCAFD) 1 Year
Ø Diploma in Customs and Central Excise – DCCE 3 Months
Ø Diploma in Finance, Budget and Accounting (DFBA) 1 Year
Ø Diploma in Tally Software 1 Year
Ø PGDAS – Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting Software 2 Years
Ø PGDPA – Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting 1 Year
Ø Post Graduate Diploma in International Financial Accounting System (PGDIFAS) 1 Year
Ø Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation 1 Year
Ø Post Graduate Program in Tax Management (P.G.P.T.M.) 1 Year
Ø Professional Diploma in Accounting 1 Year
Ø Association of Chartered Certified Accountants 2 Years
Ø Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – ACCA 2 and a half Years
Ø Certificate Course in Central Excise (CCCE) 2 and a half Years
Ø Certificate Course in Financial Accounting & Taxation (CCFAT) 1 Month
Ø Certificate Course in Income Tax (CCIT) 1 Month
Ø Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) 6 Months
Ø Certificate Programme on Capital Markets (CPCM) 3 Months
Ø Certified Management Accountant 1 Year
Ø Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 1 Year
Ø CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountant 2-3 Years

Admission Procedure

Step 1 – Registration / Application: The first step towards taking admission in any institution requires the filling of the application form. The candidates are supposed to visit the official website of the institute they want to enroll in and register under the desired course.

Step 2 –  Many institutes conduct a separate entrance examination for the admission and In order to take admission, the candidates are required to qualify the examination with the minimum marks (cutoff) specified.

Step 3 – Counseling: After the successful registration and qualifying the examination (if applicable) the candidates have to go through a series of counseling.

Step 4 – Take admission.

Eligibility

UG courses

  • Aspirants have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university/ organization.

PG courses

  • Aspirants have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university.
  • Aspirants must have a degree of graduation in their respective fields with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university.

Diploma Courses

  • Aspirants must have passed the school along with the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC)/tenth standard/equivalent examination

Examination

As mentioned earlier in section 4, some universities/ institutions conduct separate entrance tests for admissions and candidates are required to qualify that entrance in order to take admission. To be a part of the entrance test the candidates must abide by the series of step mentioned below:

  • Registration
  • Filling the application form (online or offline)
  • Submission and payment of application fee

Jobs & Careers Opportunities

There is an amazing scope of jobs and career opportunities for accounting in India as well as abroad. Some of the professions that candidates might go for are:

  1. Vice President, Finance
  2. Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • International Tax Manager
  1. Finance Director
  2. Corporate Controller, Etc.