With a view to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical experience and to emphasis practical orientation in the curriculum, compulsory training and attendance in certain aspects relating to modern day environment of business has been introduced.
These trainings are to be taken up at different levels. Some at the Inter_PE-II level, some at the final level and some other after completing the course.
Kinds of Trainings
Each institute has its own set of training requirements.
Only the CWA/ICWA course has a compulsory training requirement for appearing at the final examinations.
CWA Final :
- Computer Hands on
- Modular Training and
- Audit/industrial training
Note that there are a different set of training requirements for all the three courses after the student has completed the Final level.
The training requirements given here relate to those required for appearing in the final examination only.
Are they Compulsory?
CWA Final :
For the purpose of obtaining the CC for appearing in the Final examination, students are required to undergo compulsory training in computers, undergo Modular Training, Audit/Industrial Training and submit a dissertation.
Where to Take up?
CWA/ICWA Final :
- Dissertation is to be conducted under the guidance of persons specified by the institute.
- Computer hands on
The training can be taken up at the notified branches or chapters of the institution where such a facility is available or from any computer training institute recognized by the institutes for this purpose.
- Modular Training
They are to be attended at the regional councils or authorized oral coaching centers
- Audit/Industrial Training
To be attended in an existing industrial concern under the intimation to the respective regional council or chapter as applicable.
The student should get himself registered with the respective institutes by paying the prescribed fee in addition to getting oneself admitted for the purpose of training.
- Computer Hands On
A a student has to register with the institute in addition to taking up training.
There is no registration fee as such payable to the institute. But the students are charged certain fee towards the costs of training as given under their details.
- Computer Hands On
The duration of the course as specified by the Institute for the training at this level is 100 hours. [A separate computer training programme during the pursuance of the Intermediate course is also to be done which makes the total training time as 150 hours with 50 hours during Inter and 100 hours during the final.]
The fee may vary depending on the training institute the student attends. This may be in the range of Rs.4000 to Rs.6000.
Students Exempt from taking up this training:
Students having 'A' level certificate or above of DOEACC or any post graduate degree or diploma obtained from any institutions recognized by the institute would be exempt from appearing at such training.
They may however be required to undergo certain modules of the training. The students eligible to undergo such computer training would be required to have training with recognized institutions as notified by the Institute from time to time.
The list of such institutes can be obtained from the nearest branch or chapter of the institute.
Where to attend:
The regional council and chapters who have permission to conduct oral/postal coaching in the final examination are authorized to conduct the Modular training. The details of the same can be had from the nearest oral coaching center.
Rs.2000 at the maximum.
Where to attend:
The students have to themselves arrange for such a training in an existing industrial concern under the intimation to the respective regional council or chapter as applicable.
Areas of training:
Training should cover the following areas:
- Orientation of the organisation
- Cost and Management Accounting areas
- Financial Accounting area
- Management Accounting area and
- General Office Services
The topic for dissertation would be as per the choice of the student himself but within the curriculum of the stages.
Dissertations should be conducted under the guidance of a person having any of the qualifications viz., FICWA University Professor, Associate Professor, Officers in the rank of Dy. Secretary and above in respect of the State or Central Government, Officers in the rank of DGM/Vice-President in respect of Private or Public Sector organisations as applicable..
Selecting the Guide:
The student would be required to select the guide to examine his/her dissertation. However the regional councils or oral coaching centers having permission to conduct oral or postal coaching in the Final course may issue introductory letter to the students on request.
The regional council/chapters would maintain a list of such persons selected as guide for such dissertations.
A copy of the papers submitted by the student would be kept with the Regional council/chapter in the Library for future reference, and a list will be sent to the Director of studies at the Head Quarters, Kolkata.
No fee is to be charged for such type of dissertation.
While issuing certificate for dissertation, the regional council/chapter would mention the topic in the respective dissertation.