ICAI proposes advanced IT training for CA students
December, 14th 2012
Advanced IT course for students who have registered for chartered accountants (CA) course after August 1 will now be compulsory.
This advanced IT course of 150-hour duration will supplement 100 hours of IT course that they need to undergo prior to joining article ship and will deal with software such as Oracle, SAP, ERP.
They need to undergo this training in the third year of their article ship or practical training for the CA course. Disclosing this to reporters on the sidelines of a two-day state-level CA students' conference organised by SIRC of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Vijay Kumar, director, board of studies of ICAI, said the institute is keen on imparting both soft skills and IT skills to CA students' to enable them to keep pace with fast paced changes.
The ICAI has 150 computer labs with 6,000 plus computers and training is imparted across India.