BS Accounting and Finance

Program Description

BS Accounting and Finance is a four-year program with a mix of strong accounting and finance conceptual framework and soft skills needed to excel in the areas of accounting finance, auditing and taxation. This program also improves the technical and interpersonal skills of students. The program has been designed to offer expanded business knowledge and skills to students, which is vital to the financial profession in today's technology-driven, global business environment.
The program offers a broad range of course work in accountancy, financial management, and economics. Similarly, technology, business laws and ethics, e-business, management techniques, critical thinking, problem-solving, research methods, and statistical analysis are the other main components of the curriculum. Through these contents of the program, students are emphasized to develop the skill of critical analysis and are prepared for the future with real work experience through real-time projects and internships. The program also focuses on the character building of the young students and strives to make them responsible citizens through course works and social internship and placement.
This four years' program also gives the students an exit route after two years and University Awards Associate Degree in Accounting & Finance after completing two years of study.

Career Prospects

BS degree in Accounting & Finance offers the best career paths for long-term employment, satisfaction, financial rewards, and even international level recognition of qualifications and opportunities to work abroad. Strong focus on accounting makes the graduates highly employable in a large number of sectors as an accountant, internal auditor, tax examiner, stockbroker, actuarial analyst, management accountant, and company secretary.
Similarly, a bachelor's degree in finance is ideal for different fields, such as banking, investments, and financial services. Typical employers include securities and commodities brokers, banks, insurance carriers, government agencies, real estate companies, and trust management.
Accounting & Finance professionals can pursue a different higher degree as MBA, CA, ACCA, CIMA, ACMA, CFA, MPhil Economics, and MPhil in Management Sciences after completing graduation.

Program Objectives

The goals of the four-year BS degree program are:
  • To prepare the students for skill development and capacity building in the field of accounting and finance.
  • To equip them with as much as possible knowledge in the relevant areas through theory and practical exposure, which will enable them to perform essential
  • To equip the students with the knowledge and skills of computer technology in accounting and finance for improved decision making.
  • To enable students to evaluate problems and innovations in accounting and finance and their impact on managerial decision making.
  • To make them capable of applying techniques and tools of accounting and finance for the evaluation of costs and benefits of strategic decisions.
  • To understand the applications and effects of financial reporting standards, GAAP and ethical standards in accounting and finance.

Program Features

The program:
  • Provides a foundation in accounting, tax and finance.
  • Generates capability to concentrate in the fields of accounting, finance, audit and banking.
  • Develops innovative skills to handle independent tasks.
  • Widens intellectual horizon to pursue further studies in the area of specialization.
  • Prepares and trains for professional qualifications like ACCA, CMA, CA, and CIMA.
  • The syllabus is intended to progressively widen and deepen the knowledge, skills, and professional values as the ACCA syllabus. ACCA has granted exemption of 4 papers (F-1 to F-4) and the syllabus not only covers all the papers of ACCA at the knowledge and skills module level but also wraps two papers of professional level. More specifically, the syllabus completely covers 11 papers of ACCA out of 14 papers.
  • Detailed preparation and training for CFA Level I qualification. The syllabus is designed to progressively broaden and deepen the knowledge, skills and professional values as per the requirement of CFA Level I. The syllabus completely covers all modules of CFA Level I.
  • Comprehensively covers 12 papers out of 20 papers for the CA program.
  • Comprehensive preparation of 17 papers out of 21 papers for CMA program.
  • Complete coverage of the PIPFA program.

Program Structure

Structure No of Courses Cr. Hrs
University Core 5 15
Program Core 19 57
Program Electives 3 9
Other Area 12 36
Corporate Internship   3
Social Integration Program   3
Project   6
Total 39 129

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes applications from candidates who have successfully completed Grade 12 schooling. The most eligible qualifications and specific criteria for admission are as follows:
  • FSc (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical).
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce.
  • Advanced Levels (A' Levels).
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.
  • Minimum 45% or equivalent marks in intermediate or equivalent qualification.