Diploma(Accounting) - Stands for Diploma in Accounting. Typically, a diploma is a one year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate(10+2). Accounting is the communication of financial information about a business entity to users such as managers and shareholders. The subjects studied under this degree are Accounting Framework, Legal Framework, Management Information, Organizational Framework, Audit Framework, Tax Framework, Managerial Finance, Accounting Skills, Credit Transaction Skills, Payroll Transactions, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.

Job Prospects

There are lots of career opportunities in field. It is one of the top career choices made by students in India. A graduate after completion of his/her course can initially join as a trainee or  an accountant. Accountants can also seek employment in various sectors such as in government and private sectors, public accounting firms, markets research, budget planning, corporations and consultancies.  

Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. Graduate professionals can  work as  freelancers in this field. They can work separately by taking assignments from small venture for maintaining their accounts on daily or weekly basis. There are lots of job opportunities available in India as well as in foreign countries for chartered accountants.

Some job titles: -


  • Finance Managers
  • Independent Worker
  • Financial Advisors
  • Directors (Finance)
  • Financial Controllers
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chartered Management Accountant

Remuneration: -

Accounting and finance is one highly remunerative field.  Accountant's income mostly depends upon their qualifications and experience. For those who want to pursue a career in accounting, their initial salary starts from 7, 000 to 15,000 per month. After gaining much experience and knowledge one can get around Rs.20, 000 to Rs.25, 000 per month. Chartered accountants working in private sectors can earn handsome salary.  Professionals working in government sector can earn around Rs. 15,000 to Rs.18, 000 every month with allowances.

Institutes Offering Diploma - Accounting, Finance, Taxation

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