Updated: Sep 21, 2020
A candidate must have passed class 12th or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent to be eligible for Certificate in Accounting course. The minimum marks required for the course may vary from one institute to other.
The admission process to the course depends upon the minimum educational requirements for the course. A candidate needs to fulfill the minimum qualifications required for the course. A candidate should have strong problem-solving ability and knowledge about businesses for the course. Problem-solving ability will help a candidate to excel in the course.
The course covers subject areas like Fundamentals of Accounting, Business and Industrial Laws, Inventory Management and Taxation, Banking and finance, Advance Accounting, etc.
The topics and subject areas covered in the entire course are as follows-
Subjects Of Study
Fundamentals of Accounting
Applied Business and Industrial Laws
Inventory Management and Taxation
Filling of Statutory Returns
Project Work on Book Writing
Introduction to Costing Principles and Preparation of Cost Statements
The students completing a Certificate in Accounting course can have various opportunities in the banking & Finance sector of our country. These students can work in various Colleges and Universities, Accounting firms, Banks, Audit departments, Finance Departments, etc.
They can work as Accountants, Financial Analyst, payroll clerks, Bookkeeping clerks, Account Assistant, Executive Assistant, etc. The students can also opt for higher education after the course like B.Com in Financial Accounting or B.com in Accounting & Taxation.
The demand for accountants is rising in India and that is why different universities and colleges offer various courses in the field of Accounting. There are many colleges and Universities in India which offer a Certificate in Accounting course.