Accounting Technician Course (ATC)

About the Course 

A candidate may opt for Accounting Technician Course. Such a candidate has to undergo a study course of nine months, 35 hours Orientation Programme and 100 hours Information Technology Training before appearing in Accounting Technician Examination (ATE). It is to be noted that Group I of IPCC is equivalent to ATC. After passing ATE, he will also be required to complete 12 months of work experience and on production of a certificate to this effect he will be issued Accounting Technician Certificate. A candidate who does not wish to complete erstwhile Intermediate/PE-II/PCC/IPCC can opt for ATC.

Subjects covered in ATC 

Paper 1: Accounting (100 Marks) 
Paper 2: Business Laws, Ethics and Communication (100 Marks) 
Part I: Law (60 Marks) 
Business Laws (30 Marks) 
Company Law (30 Marks) 
Part II: Business Ethics (20 Marks) 
Part III: Business Communication (20 Marks) 
Paper 3: Cost Accounting and Financial Management 
Part I: Cost Accounting (50 Marks) 
Part II: Financial Management (50 Marks) 
Paper 4: Taxation 
Part I: Income-tax (50 Marks) 
Part II: Service Tax (25 Marks) and VAT (25 marks) 


  • Improved knowledge of accountancy linked to accounting standards to build strong foundation for developing knowledge of Financial Reporting at the Final stage;
  • Inculcating ethical values through a module of Business Ethics; 
  • Updated knowledge of business communication through modules of developing soft skills, leadership style, group dynamics and developing knowledge of business meetings and legal documents;
  • Introducing Service Tax and VAT as special module with the purpose of strengthening knowledge of indirect tax;
  • Basic knowledge of Information Technology imparted through 100 Hours Information Technology Training; 
  • Upgraded modules of Cost Accounting and Financial Management;
  • Imparting basic knowledge of e-filing under the company law.