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Programme Overview

Duration: 1 Year Programme Code: :010101

Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance is a post graduate level qualification targeting students with interest in accounts and finance. The programme has core courses, elective courses, practical work, case studies, industry interface and research covering areas of accounts and finance. The students will be exposed to global accounting practices along with tools for financial managerial decision making. The students will undertake courses in specialized areas of accounting and finance, to enhance competencies.

School of Management has academic collaborations with KPMG, National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), and BSI to help students substantiate their theoretical knowledge with comprehensive business practices.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • Develop students to become effective managers and leaders in the business world.
  • Familiarize the students with best Accounting and Financial Management policies.
  • Develop the skills to apply information technology in Accounting and Financial Management functions.
  • Prepare them to use accounting software in thebusiness world.
  • Provide methods for excellent business communication.

Programme Outcomes

Towards the end of the programme learners will be able to:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of Accounts and Finance functions of an organization.
  • Develop financial leadership qualities.
  • Collate and integrate systems of Accounts and Finance.
  • Become proficient in using information technology and accounting tools in decision making.

Programme Highlights

The programmeis done through lectures, seminars, workshops, business games, simulation exercises and directed through independent study. The students use a range of accessible supplementary texts, articles, reports and other designated sources, including business games, simulations and websites. The knowledge and skills of students areassessed by innovative techniques. The parameters for assessment are professionally developed for each competency.

Some of the major areas that will be covered

Finance and Managerial Accounting, Financial Tools for Planning and Decision Making, Financial Reporting, Taxation, Cost Accounting, Company Accounting, Stock Market Operations, Financial Markets, Derivatives, Corporate Valuation, Insurance, Banking etc

Career Avenues

Students can develop a career in sectors ranging from Consultancy, IT and ITES industry, Market Research, Stock Trading, Banking, Insurance, FMCG and other corporates.

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in anydiscipline from UGC approved university. In addition, applicants will also have to successfully complete a Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission (GATA) and appear for a personal interview.

Course Structure


Code Paper Title
NA Financial and Management Accounting
NA Managerial Economics
NA Advance Financial Management
NA Company Law and Governance
NA Auditing
NA Stock Market Operations
NA Insurance and Banking
IPT 1001 Project 1/ Amalgamator


Code Paper Title
NA Advance Cost Accounting
NA Corporate Valuation
NA Direct and Indirect Taxation
NA Securities Analysis and Portfolio Management
NA Financial Markets and Institutions
NA International Financial Management
IPT 1002 Project 2/ Amalgamator

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