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CAT (Certificate in Accounting Technicians)

The Institute in view of heavy demand for qualified personnel at entry level accounting functions in India has launched the Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) Course of one year duration for 12th passed/appearing students.

CAT Course has been devised in such a way to impart practical knowledge to you in the area of Accounting and thrust has been provided on Computerized Accounting and to familiarize you with on-line statutory compliance regime. In order to ensure career progression, a student after qualifying the CAT Course, can continue the CMA Course of the Institute thus becoming a qualified Cost and Management Accountant.

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The CAT Course has been developed in close consultation with the industry and the topics like Pay Roll Accounting, Sales Accounting, and Asset Accounting among others and the thrust on e-filing of statutory returns would find an easy way for the CAT qualified to grab the employment opportunities. Not only that, the aspiring CAT qualified students, can pursue the CMA course of the Institute since CAT is recognized as the accepted qualification for direct entry to the Intermediate level of the CMA Course.

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Examination
  • Pattern of CAT Examination/
    Assessment Test
  • Standard of Passing
  • Job opportunities
  • Our Coaching Fee

Eligibility Criteria

The Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT Course) is of one year duration. The Course consists of Education, Oral Coaching followed by on-line/off-line self assessment, on-line Examination, Computer Training, 3 months Internship and 5 days Orientation Programme.

Eligibility Criteria A student who has passed the Class 10 examination conducted by an examining body constituted by law of India or an examination recognised by Central Government/ State Government as equivalent thereto may register for CAT Course and simultaneously study and appear for Senior Secondary (10+2) Examination. Or Passed the Senior Secondary School Examination under the 10+2 scheme of a recognized Board or an Examination recognized by the Central Government as equivalent thereto or has passed the National Diploma in Commerce Examination held by the All India Council for Technical Education or any State Board of Technical Education under the authority of the said All India Council, or the Diploma in Rural Service Examination conducted by the National Council of Higher Education.

Linkage with main course

A student after passing Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part I and Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) is eligible to register for Intermediate course of the Institute.


On-line Examination for Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part I. A Student can appear for Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part I after appearing in Senior Secondary Examination or equivalent as indicated in the eligibility criteria. There will be on-line assessment Test for CAT Competency Level – Part-II

  • Duration of Certificate in Accounting Technicians Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I
    200 Hours of Coaching and self-Assessment - online/ offline
  • Duration of Certificate in Accounting Technicians Competency Level- Part-II 100 Hours of Computer Training, Training on filing of Returns, Cost Sheet preparation and Self assessment - online/offline.
  • Orientation Programme 5 days
  • Internship 3 months

The Admission for CAT Course is done with reference to the Examination which is presently held twice in a year- June and December. The Closing date for admission to CAT Course is:

For June Term Examination, 31st January

For December Term Examination, 31st July

Pattern of CAT Examination/Assessment Test

Examination Pattern for Foundation Course (Entry Level)

Part-I Examination shall have Multiple Choice Questions to be answered online. The Examination of Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I Shall be held on a single day in two sessions, Forenoon and Afternoon.

The details of the papers covered in both the session would be:

Paper I (100 Marks)

Section A: - Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (60 Marks) Section B: - Applied Business and Industrial Laws (40 Marks)
Total Questions: - 100 (Multiple Choice Questions)
Maximum Marks: - 100 (Each Question will carry 1 Mark)
There will be no negative marking for wrong answers

Paper II (100 Marks)

Section A:- Financial Accounting-2 (50 Marks) Section B:- Statutory Compliance (50 Marks)
Total Questions: - 100 (Multiple Choice Questions)
Maximum Marks: - 100 (Each Question will carry 1 Mark)
There will be no negative marking for wrong answers

Standard of Passing

A Candidate of Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I Examination shall be declared to have passed in the Examination if he secures minimum 40% marks in each paper and an aggregate of 50% of total marks in the Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I Examination.

Job opportunities

Students, after successfully completing the CAT Course will acquire necessary skills to take up employment in entry accounting functions in the industry. Some of the potential sectors for employment are.

  • Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Business Processes Outsourcing (BPO)/Knowledge Processes Outsourcing (KPO)
  • Retail Sector
  • Panchayats Accounting and Book-keeping
  • Income Tax/Service Tax Return Prepares
  • Filing of Returns under Companies Act
  • Filing of Returns under Income Tax, VAT, Service Tax, Central Excise and Custom Act etc
  • Export & Import documentation etc

Our Coaching Fee

Fees 14000

(Including Registration Fee & Exam Fees)