The Cost and Management Accountants facilitate strategic management decision in respect of economic activities of an organization by their sheer expertise. Study of Cost & Management Accountancy provides in depth knowledge and perspective to manage business under given circumstances. This is a field which provides satisfaction in terms of position as well as remuneration for successful candidates. The Institute of Cost and Work Accountants is the only recognised statutory professional organisation and licensing body in India specialising exclusively in Cost and Management Accountancy. Cost and Work Accountancy can be studied after +2 or after graduation with the institute.
Eligibility for ICWAI
Candidates with 10+2 qualification can join the Institute's Intermediate course after qualifying the Foundation Course examination of the Institute. Students awaiting result of 10+2 examination may be permitted to appear in the Foundation Course examination. Similarly students awaiting result of Graduation examination may also avail the facility of provisional registration. Direct Registration without appearing for the Foundation course is open to Graduates of any discipline.
Job Prospects for ICWAI
ICWAI passed candidates can hold top management positions, Viz. Managing Director, Finance Director, Financial Controller, Accountant, Cost Controller, Finance Manager, Chief Internal Auditor etc. in public and private sector organisations. Fellow members of the Institute would be treated at par with the persons holding Ph.D. degree as far as appointment in the posts of Professor, Associate Professor, Reader, Asstt. Professor and Lecturer in Professional / Management Institutes are concerned.