Overview

The department was established with a name Accounting and Business Statistics (ABST) in year 1995. However the nomenclature of the department was changed to Accounting and Taxation in year 2007. Along with graduation and post graduation courses in Accounting and Taxation, the department also offers M.Phil. and Ph.D. The department boasts of a unique course i.e. B.Com Honours Proficiency in Charted Accounting and B.om Honours Proficiency in Company Secretaryship especially designed for the students aspiring to become CA or CS wherein the curriculum and academic calendar is structured accordingly.
In partnership with ACCA, a global body for professional accountants, the department offers B .Com(H) in Applied accounting and Finance.The course has been designed taking into consideration the professional and curriculum requirement of students aspiring to have a globally recognised carrer in the field of Accounting and Fiance. The dual advantage of the programme is that, besides being a full-fledge degree course, it also prepares the students for ACCA qualifications.

Mission :

Through excellence in teaching, a forward-looking curriculum, a culturally diverse environment, applied collaborative research and valuable alliances with the business community, we offer accredited accounting programs that develop globally aware business leaders with practical knowledge in the field of accounting.

Vision:

The Department of Accounting and Taxation intends to be recognized as a leader in accounting and tax education. We enable our students to obtain and advance their professional careers in public accountancy or in managerial positions in industry, government and not for profit organizations. We excel in teaching and support a commitment to applied research and continuous professional development.We also develop a work environment where faculty can develop professionally and academically and maintains curricula that are of high quality and responsive to the needs of our stakeholders.

Objectives:

(1) An understanding of the general context of business in society, the ethical issues relevant to the accounting profession, and an appropriate knowledge base for professional exams in accounting;
(2) effective analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills;
(3) acquisition of technical accounting knowledge and skills and related computer technology; and
(4) ability to make significant professional contributions by application of accounting knowledge and skills in profit and not-for-profit organizations.