To meet the huge demand for entry level Accountants in India, The Institute of Cost Accountants of India 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 Corporate 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, Customs Act, Export & Import documentation etc.

The CAT course is aligned with the Qualification Pack BSC/Q8103 - Accounts Assistant of BFSI Sector Skill Council of India (BFSISSC).


The Students who have passed/appearing 12th (10+2) examination are eligible to take admission in CAT Course.


Institute has Coaching Centres all over India. The Students desirous of pursuing the course have to get admitted in their nearest Regional Council or Chapter or ROCCs.


Students can register directly with the Institute of Cost Accountants of India CAT Directorate, DELHI Office

Click here to apply Online for CAT course.

Course Details

Paper 1: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting.
Paper 2: Applied Business and Industrial Laws
Paper 3: Financial Accounting-2
Paper 4: Statutory Compliance

-Computer Fundamentals by Microsoft and Computerized Accounting- Tally ERP 9.0-– 35 hours
-SAP End User Program -25 hours
- Cambridge -Generic Skills for Employability– 20 hours
-eFiling by experts – 20 hours
-Introduction to Costing Principles & Preparation of Cost Statements- 40 hours

(ii) Five-day Orientation Program/ ASK Programme
ASK = Attitude Skill Knowledge

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

Course Fees:-Rs. 12,660/-
Exam/Assessment fees will be charged Extra

Mode of Examination
Multiple choice question to be answered on-line.

Last Date for Admission:-

1. For June Term Examination 31st January
2. For December Term Examination 31st July

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Contact Details:

Directorate of CAT
The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
CMA Bhawan, 3rd Floor, C-42, Sector- 62, Noida (Uttar Pradesh) - 201309
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CAT HELPLINE: +91-9818843933