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.


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 Recognized Coaching Centres (ROCCs) for undergoing Oral Coaching.

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


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

Course Fees:- Rs. 12660/-

Mode of Examination

Multiple choice question to be answered on-line.

Last Date for Admission:

For June Term Examination 31st January
For December Term Examination 31st July