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Chartered Accountant Career Information

The busiest time of your professional life will be between March and April. You'll handle all money matters and earn a good living as well. Yes, we are talking about a Chartered Accountant here.

What a Chartered Accountant does

Abilities & Traits Required

• Logical and analytical skills

• Critical outlook

• Good interpersonal skills

• Good organising abilities

• Meticulousness

• Excellent numerical abilities

• Ability to take initiatives

• Loads of patience


You have to complete the course conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

After your class X you can register for the Common Proficiency Test at www.icai.org. However you can appear in the Common Proficiency Test only after you have appeared for your HSC. CPT is the entry level test for the Chartered Accountancy Course. It is an objective type test.

After clearing your CPT, you can register for IPCC. In addition to Articleship a student must complete 100 hours of Information Technology Training (ITT). Clear both the groups of IPCC complete your articleship and then register for the final course. After clearing the final exam, you can finally enroll for membership at the Institute, and be called a Chartered Accountant.

These days more and more CA firms are IT enabled and as such you need to be knowledgeable about things like:

  1. Working knowledge of Tally and Spreadsheets
  2. E-commerce
  3. Internet Applications
  4. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  5. Software Solutions
  6. DBMS and RDBMS Concepts


Annual income between 5 Lakh to 7 Lakh.

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