What is Chartered Accountancy (CA) Course?
Over the years, the Chartered Accountancy profession has achieved rapid growth both in India and abroad. The course is offered by the ICAI and today the membership of the Institute is over 2,70,000. Increasing responsibilities are being entrusted by the Government and the society at large on the members of the profession and their specialized knowledge and skills are being utilized in various fields of activities. Statutory recognition is given to the role of the members of the profession and their audit / certification is insisted upon for various purposes in different statutes. The aspirant CA student has to appear for 3 exams undertaken by ICAI plus 3 years of compulsory articledship training.
Dinesh Wadera Professional Academy provides exclusive coaching to CA Foundation Students in Yavatmal. CA Foundation course is offered after 12th as well as after 10th which includes integrated package of CA Foundation with 11th-12th Commerce all subjects. Its 2.5 years course. In addition
Who should pursue CA as a career?
Anyone who is interested in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, or Auditing. A CA aspirants could be a
Top 10 CA Firms in India
2. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)
3. Ernst & Young (E&Y)
5. Grant Thornton
6. RSM International
7. S S Kothari
8. Lodha & Co
9. Luthra & Luthra
10. RSM Tenon
The newly-intoduced GST regime is expected to open up over 1 lakh new employment opportunities, including those in taxation and accounting.
Career options available
The vast changes occurring in the Indian economy have been placing great responsibilities on Chartered Accountants as well as providing more opportunities in this dynamic career. The changes are also a challenge to the profession, in bringing in their knowledge and skill to the specialized fields of activity. Chartered Accountants perform varied roles and functions. The more important ones of these are discussed below:
Management & Corporate Consultancy
Famous Indian personalities who are CAs
1. Mr Kumar Mangalam Birla (Chairman, Aditya Birla Group)
2. Mr Rakesh Jhunjhunwala (Indian stock market expert; known as the Warren Buffett of India)
3. Mr Deepak Parekh (Padma Bhushan awardee; Chairman of HDFC Ltd)
4. Mr Aditya Puri (Managing Director of HDFC Bank)
5. Mr TV Mohandas Pai (Former CFO of Infosys Limited, 1994-2006)
6. Mr Swaminathan Gurumurthy (Renowned financial journalist of India)
7. Mr Prannoy Roy (Co-founder of NDTV)
8. Mr Nirmal Jain (Chairman of India Infoline Ltd)
9. Mr Radhey Shyam Agarwal (Co-founder of Emami)
10. Mr Anil R Dave (Former Judge of Supreme Court of India)
CA Foundation Programme [4 papers]
1. Principles and Practices of Accounting
2. Mercantile Law and General English
3. Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge
4. Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Business Statistics
CA Foundation Course
The course builds the foundation for commerce. Common Proficiency Test - CPT examination, which is the entry level exam for a Chartered Accountant aspirant, has immense importance. Mahesh Tutorials Commerce with its specialized training technique focusses on concept clarity which not only ensures that a student succeeds in the exam but also lays a strong foundation for the future journey as a CA. The highlights of the combo programme are:
Conceptual clarity from basic to advanced, in a single year
Separate set of faculty for both Boards and CPT Foundation
Skill development and change in approach for both exam formats
Equal time and attention for both Boards and CPT
Seamless integration with respective college exams
More practice time for students, since the program is for 2 years
At the end of the course, a student will:
Develop Analytical Skills
Enhance Decision making skills
Focus on Time management
Chartered Accountancy is a very prestigious career option, being a highly challenging and rewarding profession. A Chartered Accountant (CA) specialises in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, and also serves as a corporate caretaker.
All companies registered under the Companies Act; public sector undertakings, institutions and specified business houses are required to get their accounts audited by practicing CAs, who receive handsome remuneration for this. In addition,these organisations require the full-time services of CAs as Finance Managers, Financial Controllers, Financial Advisors, Directors (Finance), etc. for supervising the day-to-day financial management.
A qualified CA has the option of joining the Government Service or holding an attractive job in the public sector or a lucrative assignment in the private sector. CAs can also join any financial institution or even start their own consultancy.
Today, with globalisation, more and more MNCs are making India their base, offering world-class employment opportunities. With these organisations, CAs are assured of a bright and secure future, a high paying salary, a professional workplace and international exposure.
Apart from the traditional finance and accounting jobs, CAs can also opt for a teaching profession at leading colleges or coaching classes. This honourable career brings with it great respect in the community, as well as the joy of mentoring the future generations.