CAT

To meet the huge demand for entry level accountants in India, ICAI has launched a short term course Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) for 12th (10+2) passed under graduates. This course has been introduced in consultation with Ministry of Coporates Affairs, Government of India. CAT equip students become well versed with maintenance of accounts, preparation of tax returnes, filing of returns under Companies Act, filing of returns under income Tax, GST, Custom Act, Export & import documentation etc. Accounting technicians carry out a range of practical accounting tasks, working towards the collation, checking and analysis of financial information, which is then utilised by accountants. Typical responsibilities include:

CAT Syllabus

A. Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part – 1
Paper 1 : Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Paper 2 : Applied Business and Industrial Laws
Paper 3 : Financial Accounting – 2
Paper 4 : Statutory Compliance
B. Competency Level Part – 2
Tally + Excel
Filing of Statutory Returns
Introdution to Costing Principles and Preparation of Cost Statement

Objective in Certificate in Accounting Tecgnician course

CAT Examination Format

PART I 
PART II 
Section A: – Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (60 Marks) Section A:- Financial Accounting-2 (50 Marks)
Section B: – Applied Business and Industrial Laws (40 Marks) Section B:- Statutory Compliance (50 Marks)
Total Questions: – 100 (Multiple Choice Questions) Total Questions: – 100 (Multiple Choice Questions)
Maximum Marks: – 100 (Each Question will carry 1 Mark) Maximum Marks: – 100 (Each Question will carry 1 Mark)
There will be no negative marking for wrong answers There will be no negative marking for wrong answers

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