The Institute recognizes the importance of Information Technology (IT) in modern business and its integration with the accounting and auditing sectors. As a result, Chartered Accountants are expected to possess practical knowledge and skills in IT, including as users, managers, and designers. To ensure this, a mandatory 100-hour IT training course has been prescribed for Chartered Accountancy Professional (CAP) II and III levels. The course is divided into two parts, with a Basic Level of 60 hours in CAP-II and an Advanced Level of 40 hours in CAP-III. The training focuses on basic hardware, and application software relevant to accounting and auditing, as well as knowledge of electronic spreadsheets, database management systems, system security, and maintenance.
The Basic Level of 60 Hours of Information Technology Training has the following topics with the duration of Practical training.
|Office Utilities and Automation Tools||2||
|Computerized Accounting Concepts and Accounting Package||18||
After completion of the course, a test has been conducted by ICAN within the following modalities.
|Projects Report / Practical||20%|
For the Advanced Level of 40 Hours Information Technology Training. It has been divided into
Structure of Practical Test Examination Conducted by the ICAN