Chartered Accountant (CA) is an exceptionally famous and esteemed degree in India and also in numerous different nations other than India. Chartered Accountant (CA) is an accounting designation given to accounting experts in numerous nations around the globe.
What's more? Henceforth it is likewise a reality that same is accepted to be one of the hardest exams in India, particularly in Commerce Stream. Be that as it may, this ought to never de-motivate any understudy from going along with it. There are numerous parts of "CA" Curriculum which really makes it fascinating in the meantime imperative for proficient life.
CA has the qualifications to file a business tax return, audit financial statements etc., and offer advisory services to clients.
Courses & Eligibility
For Chartered Accountant (C.A.) course, a candidate must not be from any particular stream. The following educational eligibilities are required for the course of CA:
- After 10th class, from any Recognised Board, a student can apply for Common Proficiency Course (CPC).
- After qualifying 12th class student needs to qualify for Common Proficiency Test (CPT) exam.
- After the CPT, Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC) is to be cleared.
- After IPCC, successful training under an officially practicing CA has to be done for a duration of 3 years.
- Then comes the CA Final.
The course curriculum for CA course is as follows:
|Common Proficiency Test (CPT)|
Section A - Fundamentals of Accounting
Section B - Mercantile Laws
Section C - General Economics
Section D - Quantitative Aptitude
Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Course
Business Laws, Ethics & Communication
Cost Accounting and Financial Management
Auditing and Assurance
Information Technology and Strategic Management
Strategic Financial Accounting Management
Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
Corporate and Allied Laws
Information Systems Control and Audit
Direct Tax Laws
Indirect Tax Laws
CA candidates are required in every field for the finance related matters. They can get job opportunities in public as well as private firms. They can also work separately. Some of the job opportunity fields for CA are:
- Financial Services
- Information Technology – Software
- Oil & Gas Refining
- Chartered Accountancy Firms
- Iron & Steel
- Heavy Engineering
- Engineering Procurement and Construction
Pay & Remuneration
CA has a very good salary structure. The minimum salary for a fresher Chartered Accountant (CA) is Rs. 30,000- 50,000 per month. It may increase with working experience and eligibility of employee.
Some of the famous Chartered Accountants (CA's) are as follows:
- T N Manoharan (7 April 1956)
- Kumar Mangalam Birla (14 June 1967)
- Deepak Parekh (18 October 1944)
- Naina Lal Kidwai (1957)
- Piyush Goyal (13 June 1964)
- T.V. Mohandas Pai
Top Colleges in India
There are various colleges available for the course of CA across India. Some of the famous and top colleges are as follows:
|Top Colleges for CA|
|Deshbhakt Ratnappa Kumbhar College of Commerce, Kolhapur||Aaaradhya Financial School for Excellence, Hyderabad|
|Loyola College, Chennai||Academy Of Commerce, New Delhi|
|Mar Ivanious College, Thiruvananthapuram||Eastern India Regional Council of ICAI, Kolkata|
|Mumbai Branch of W.I.R.C of I.C.A.I, Mumbai||Pearl CA College, Kochi|
|Delhi Branch of NIRC of ICAI, New Delhi||Indian School of Business Management & Administration (ISBM), Gwalior|
|Navkar Institute, Ahmedabad||Triumphant Institute of Management Education (T.I.M.E.), Hyderabad|
|Coimbatore Branch of S.I.R.C. of I.C.A.I., Coimbatore||Academy Of Commerce, New Delhi|