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Career as a Chartered Accountant

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About Career as a Chartered Accountant

Chartered Accountants are in great demand. Chartered Accountants/CA usually occupy high and respectable posts in a given organisation. They are the ones responsible for handling accounts and finance related matters, deal with money management, prepare, analyse and audit accounts along with providing financial advice

Career Prospects of Career as a Chartered Accountant

Professional Chartered Accountants have the option to be appointed as auditors of companies. They can also serve as a management and corporate caretaker. They can also indulge in their private practice of audit and consultancy. The consultancy work is becoming more and more profitable now a days. It involves Financial Accounting, which includes operating accounts, supervising, controlling and organizing income and expenditure and coping with taxes. Chartered Accounts also can take private audit as their profession. It involves verifying books and accounts and issuing certificate about the company's financial state. The other areas of consultancy are cost accounting that includes working out cost of a particular operation as well as minimizing costs and future forecasting. Tax Management is another type of consultancy taken up by Chartered Accountants. It requires minimization of incidence of direct and indirect taxes using legal means. Besides this, Chartered Accounts often indulge in providing consultancy services in the fields related to finance and accounts. They can efficiently provide services in areas like corporate law advice, project planning and finance, amalgamation and business advice.
 

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Chartered Accountant

There are three levels of Chartered Accountancy Course in India. Common Proficiency Test is an entry-level programme. A student can appear (CPT) after appearing in the Senior Secondary Examination. The second stage is Professional Competence Course (PCC), articled training, and 100 hours of Information Technology Training (ITT). The third level is the Final Course to which students is registered after clearing PCC. Students may also undergo General Management and Communication Skills Course (GMSC) while undergoing Final course or after that. After passing, the final examination students are eligible to enroll with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to become Chartered Accountants

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  • m in 12 i dont hav eco nd want 2do ca can i do ?? Posted By : aastha daniel, on 18-03-2012 19:07:40 Report Abuse

  • last year i have completed my graduation in commerce stream with 52% now i don't understand what to do? Posted By : swati arora, on 09-02-2012 23:20:43 Report Abuse

  • sir im in 11th standard n wanna knw about courses that will put weight in my income n also want to be a part o SRCC for b.com(hons) n im also thinking of doing CA side by side ,, SIR PLZ DO LE ME KNOW HOW CAN I APPEAR FOR CPT XAM for registration or sumethin else is required Posted By : dimple chaudhary, on 07-01-2012 00:32:28 Report Abuse

  • sir im in 11th standard n wanna knw about courses that will put weight in my income n also want to be a part o SRCC for b.com(hons) n im also thinking of doing CA side by side ,, SIR PLZ DO LE ME KNOW HOW CAN I APPEAR FOR CPT XAM for registration or sumethin else is required Posted By : dimple chaudhary, on 07-01-2012 00:31:53 Report Abuse

  • as a Auditor Posted By : shikha bansal, on 02-12-2011 12:27:37 Report Abuse

  • Hello Sir, I completed my B.Com in 2002 with 55%. After that I was not able to do that time CA of go further education due to some family n financial problems. Now i am confused what to do and which course is best. i have my interest in Account that's why i wanna become a CA but i am not very much perfect or good in accounts. Can you please advice me which course is best for me. I want grow in my carrier and my future. I already wasted my 9 yrs without doing any thing. Can you please advice me Posted By : Deepak Gupta, on 04-10-2011 16:09:17 Report Abuse

  • sir, i aspire to become a c.a. I m right now in 11th Std...my grades are also quite good.but i dnt know Which college to go in? I want to do bcom along with C.a. So i would need a college that can grant holidays as I would hav to go for coaching classes..can you advice me some good Colleges in ahmedabad for this purpose? Posted By : Helly, on 13-08-2011 18:58:48 Report Abuse

  • Hello Sir, I completed my B.Com in 2002 with 55%. After that I was not able to go further education due to some family n financial problems. Now i am confused what to do and which course is best. My interest is in Account/Auditing always want to become a CA but i am not very much perfect or good in accounts. Can you please advice me which course is best for me. I want grow in my carrier and my future. I already wasted my 9 yrs without doing any thing. Can you please advice me Posted By : Dimple, on 20-06-2011 16:55:16 Report Abuse

  • WHAT IS THE AFTER B.COM GRADUATIONS Posted By : RAVI M.CHAVDA, on 20-06-2011 10:07:59 Report Abuse

  • I AM JUST GRDUATINOS AND MY PERCENTEG IS 52% AND WHAT IS THE AFTER GRADUATIONS.AND I LIKE C.A, M.B.A, Posted By : CHAVDA RAMESH MAGANBHAI, on 20-06-2011 10:03:34 Report Abuse

  • Good morning sir, I have just now cleared 12th commerce with 85% and i am further planning to do b.com with CA. Kindly guide me as to how am i suppose to go about it. thanking you for the same Posted By : barkha rai, on 09-06-2011 11:47:26 Report Abuse

  • Sir, now i am in 12th and i want to know that where i have to register in Mumbai for CPT exam Posted By : RAJ BAFNA, on 01-06-2011 10:36:09 Report Abuse

  • sir i have just cleared 12 with 85%% and have taken admission for b.com in degree college secbad.i also want to take ca training in secbad.so i want to know what are the best options available sir i am a bit confused about my decision to study in pune so sir please help . what should i do. Posted By : george, on 25-05-2011 20:37:19 Report Abuse

  • sir, i completed 12 with 90% and wish to do b.com (hons.) along with ca-cpt course..so i want to know about correspondence courses provided by various colleges Posted By : keshav, on 25-05-2011 18:25:56 Report Abuse

  • sir, i completed 12 with 90% and wish to do b.com (hons.) along with ca-cpt course..so i want to know about correspondence courses provided by various colleges Posted By : keshav, on 25-05-2011 18:25:55 Report Abuse

  • sir, i completed 12 with 90% and wish to do b.com (hons.) along with ca-cpt course..so i want to know about correspondence courses provided by various colleges Posted By : keshav, on 25-05-2011 18:25:55 Report Abuse

  • sir, i completed 12 with 90% and wish to do b.com (hons.) along with ca-cpt course..so i want to know about correspondence courses provided by various colleges Posted By : keshav, on 25-05-2011 18:25:54 Report Abuse

  • sir, i completed 12 with 90% and wish to do b.com (hons.) along with ca-cpt course..so i want to know about correspondence courses provided by various colleges Posted By : keshav, on 25-05-2011 18:25:53 Report Abuse

  • sir, i completed 12 with 90% and wish to do b.com (hons.) along with ca-cpt course..so i want to know about correspondence courses provided by various colleges Posted By : keshav, on 25-05-2011 18:25:52 Report Abuse

  • sir i was completed 12th with 96% . i am taking ca-cpt coaching.i would like to study icwai at the same time. is it possible? give me more information.and syllabus Posted By : prudvi, on 16-05-2011 12:04:38 Report Abuse

  • sir i was completed 12th with 96% . i am taking ca-cpt coaching.i would like to study icwai at the same time. is it possible? give me more information.and syllabus Posted By : prudvi, on 16-05-2011 12:04:33 Report Abuse

  • sir i was completed 12th with 96% . i am taking ca-cpt coching.i would like to study icwai at the same time. is it possible? give me more information.and syllabus Posted By : prudvi, on 16-05-2011 12:03:34 Report Abuse

  • sir i was completed 12th with 96% . i am taking ca-cpt coching.i would like to study icwai at the same time. is it possible? give me more information.and syllabus Posted By : prudvi, on 16-05-2011 12:03:27 Report Abuse

  • sir i am a bright student and i am already appearing in the cpt 2011.but i am also thinking of doing interior designing as a course..so can u guide me with what should i opt for....? Posted By : Mohita khaitan, on 21-04-2011 19:52:46 Report Abuse

  • Sir, i am studying 12th . i shall surely get 94% marks and i pursue about my carer that i was simultaneously doing C.A and shall complete C.P.T in june 2011. i also wish to complete my ca along with b.com (hons) in Shri Ram college of commerce . so , please guide me sir Posted By : ravi prathap, on 20-04-2011 13:46:55 Report Abuse

  • Sir, i am studying 12th . i shall surely get 94% marks and i pursue about my carer that i was simultaneously doing C.A and shall complete C.P.T in june 2011. i also wish to complete my ca along with b.com (hons) in Shri Ram college of commerce . so , please guide me sir Posted By : ravi prathap, on 20-04-2011 13:46:48 Report Abuse

  • Sir, i am studying 12th . i shall surely get 94% marks and i pursue about my carer that i was simultaneously doing C.A and shall complete C.P.T in june 2011. i also wish to complete my ca along with b.com (hons) in Shri Ram college of commerce . so , please guide me sir Posted By : ravi prathap, on 20-04-2011 13:46:01 Report Abuse

  • It would be right to give CPT again after the first attempt Please give some further info. on the same Posted By : Parth, on 18-04-2011 21:40:47 Report Abuse

  • It would be right to give CPT again after the first attempt Please give some further info. on the same Posted By : Parth, on 18-04-2011 21:40:11 Report Abuse

  • It would be right to give CPT again after the first attempt Please give some further info. on the same Posted By : Parth, on 18-04-2011 21:39:45 Report Abuse

  • It would be right to give CPT again after the first attempt?????? Please give some further info. on the same Posted By : Parth, on 18-04-2011 21:39:28 Report Abuse

  • Sir i hve confusion bw bcom owner n ca.sir i hve heard that if i fail to clear any stage.my career was at stake.please contact me.prouide me ful information abt ths course.at earliest Posted By : Rohit chhabra, on 25-03-2011 21:00:06 Report Abuse

  • hello sir i have just given my 12 exam nd have registerd for CPT june attempt...but i m confused now b/w BFIA nd CA PLZ ADVISE ME WHAT SHOULD I I DO at the earliest.....vil b very grateful to u.. Posted By : AYUSHI, on 23-03-2011 12:58:11 Report Abuse

  • sir i have just passed my 12th exam, and i want to do c.a which is the best place in india for c.a Posted By : manjeet, on 19-03-2011 12:21:08 Report Abuse

  • I HAVE DONEGRADUATION.I WANT TO OPT MY CAREER IN C.A. IS THERE ANY REQUIREMENT TO GIVE C.P.T. ENTRANCE. Posted By : MANPREET KAUR, on 16-02-2011 00:57:06 Report Abuse

  • doing BIF course with CA is advandatage or not Posted By : meenachandrakumar, on 07-01-2011 05:50:49 Report Abuse

  • sir, i m right now studing in class 12 commerce with maths and i want to know best carrer option available for me. i also want to know the best place for doing ca with b.com. Posted By : pallavi saha, on 24-12-2010 01:58:58 Report Abuse

  • SIR I HAVE COMPLETED MY GRADUATION IN COMMERCE YEAR 2001-02 FROM DAVV (HINDI). AND 10 YEAR EXPERINCE OF ACCOUNTS. WHAT SHOULD I DO ? MAY I GO FOR CA OR CFA OR OTHER COURCE Posted By : JITENDRA SHROTRIYA, on 02-11-2010 10:09:02 Report Abuse

  • SIR I HAVE JUST COMPLETED MY GRADUATION IN COMMERCE. WHAT SHOULD I DO ? MAY I GO FOR CA OR CFA. Posted By : DEEPAK SHUKLA, on 02-10-2010 04:24:31 Report Abuse

  • sir, I have just cleared 12 with 80%. I want to know what are the best cource for my best carrier and how many money will expend for this. Posted By : Sumit kumar singh, on 01-08-2010 13:02:38 Report Abuse

  • sir i have just cleared 12 with 91 % and have taken admission for b.com in symbiosis college pune. i also want to take ca training in pune so i want to know what are the best options available sir i am a bit confused about my decision to study in pune so sir please help . what should i do. Posted By : subham agarwal, on 06-07-2010 04:07:53 Report Abuse

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