If you dream of a career in business, accountancy or finance, then becoming a Chartered Accountant / Cost Accountant / Company Secretary can be one of the best choices you ever make and the qualifications will be your passport to success.
In addition to being a secure profession with excellent salaries and perks, these interesting and exciting professions have a great choice of career paths from cutting-edge technology companies to global financial hubs, accountancy firms and government bodies. To top it all, if you have an entrepreneurial streak, your degree and experience will be the perfect foundation for starting your own successful business.
CA qualification from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) , a statutory body constituted under the Act of the Parliament is internationally recognized and respected around the world. After clearing the CA CPT (or with a direct entry for Commerce graduates / Post graduates), the student needs to appear for the second level of the course i.e. PCC (Professional Competency Course) which has a broader syllabus in tune with the wider opportunities associated with it.
Similarly, The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) are other statutory bodies constituted under the Act of the Pariament and are the only recognized professional bodies in India to develop and regulate the profession of Cost Accountants and Company Secretaries respectively in India. A Company Secretary is a professional who acts as a mediator between the organization and its Board of Directors ensuring that the company complies with all the laws and acts in accordance with the regulatory authorities, and takes care of all the legal matters. The candidates need to pass 3 stages i.e. the Foundation Program, Executive Program, and Professional Program to become a Company Secretary.
You can download the CA-CPT Prospectus for all the requisite details about the Course and the Admission process.