Certificate in Accounting Technicians - 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 and Under Graduates. This Course has been introduced in consultation with Ministry of Corporates Affairs, Government of India. CAT equip students become well versed with the maintenance of accounts, preparation of Tax Returns, Filling of Returns under Companies Act, Filling of Returns under Income Tax, GST, Custom Act, Export & Import documentation etc .


The Students who have passed/appearing 12th (10+2) examination are eligible to take admission in Foundation (Entry Level) Part-I of CAT Course.

Course Details

A) Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I

  • 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-II
  • (A) Fundamentals of Computers
  • (B) Filling of Statutory Returns
  • (C) Introduction to Costing Principles and Preparation of Cost Statements
  • (D) 5-days Orientation Programme

    To develop the necessary skills required to apply theoretical knowledge of Accounting to practical situations in different functional areas of Accounting; Exposure to work in different organizations. To provide on-job experience of practical aspects of Accounting, to developing a disciplined attitude required being an Accountant.


    Having successfully completed the CAT Course students could 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
    • etail Sector
    • Panchayats Accounting and Book-keeping
    • Tax Return Prepares
    • Filing of Returns under Companies Act
    • Filing of Returns under Income Tax, GST and Custom Act etc
    • Export & Import documentation etc.


    The Internship will be for 45 days. The Internship can be taken from organizations prescribed under Internship scheme of CAT Course.

    Mode of Examination

    Multiple choice question to be answered on-line.

    Enquiry: Please contact to enquire about fees, Classes and other relevant details to: 8129755499 / 0484 - 4028222.