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Professional Skills Certification

One can attain this highly skill oriented professional & practical qualification by completing a rigorous pathway, to distinguish himself out from the crowd of Tax Professionals. This course also given an opportunity to existing enrolled tax practitioners to convert themselves into qualified professionals, organized by professional membership organization.

This certification is jointly awarded by MEPSC-SSC (Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council - sector skill council), a recognized awarding body of NCVET (National council of Vocational Education & Training) under the Aegis of Ministry Skill Development & Entrepreneurship-GoI, working for skill development initiatives of the government. Consultant-Chartered Tax Practitioner is now approved NoS-QP (National Occupational Standard Qualification Pack Certification) & is fully aligned to NSQF (National Skill Qualification Framework at Level 5).

Course has  two routes,

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Route for Senior Tax Practitioners or Experienced Professionals-(Click here to know more)

  • Regular Route – for fresher students / Recently Enrolled Tax Practitioners- (see below information)  

Minimum Eligibility for admissions – Any Person of 21 years of age or above with- 

  1. Graduation in commerce/accounting/ finance/business administration/ management/law etc or

  2. Any graduate of other stream with 3 years of experience in accounting, taxation field or  

  3. CA/CMA/CS Intermediate exam passed students with 3 years of experience in accounting, taxation field or

  4. 12th pass with 4 years of verifiable & standing experience in accounting, taxation field

Under regular route, there are three requirements for the candidate

  1. Completion of Computer Application Module

  2. Completion of Theory Exam & Practical Assignments

  3. Professional Orientation Program

When a candidate completes both stages successfully he will be awarded NCVET Approved Professional Skill Qualification from MEPSC enabling him/her to enroll for membership of the Institute at appropriate level !

  • Main Theory Exam- This is designed to develop theoretical and practical knowledge in the candidate covering  technical & professional concepts. Every candidate has to pass below Exams

    • Module I- (100 Marks- 3 Hours)

      • Section A- Applied Financial Accounting & Ethics​ [AFAE]    -50 Marks

      • Section B- Business Regulatory Laws Compliance's [BRLC] -50 Marks

    • Module II- (100 Marks- 3 Hours)

      • Section A-Direct Tax Laws Compliance's   [DTLC]  -50 Marks

      • Section B-Indirect Tax Laws Compliance's  [ITLC] -50 Marks 

Please note –

  • Minimum pass  marks are 70% in each subject

  • Each exam consists of 50 % practical (numerical)/ descriptive questions involving application, decision making, problem solving techniques & 50 % MCQ type questions

  • Each Exam is Computer Based Assessment with 15 minutes of extra reading time.

  • All are on demand term end exams can be scheduled within the exam windows,

  • Results will be notified via email within 30 days of exam

  • Exam windows are in the month of March, June, September & December

  • Exams can be scheduled & taken remotely and in online mode from home/ office 

  • Candidate also have to complete Practical Assignments (Project work) as announced from time to time within this section to acquire proficiency in practice & procedures (Each section 50 marks are for practicals)

  • Maximum time to pass this exam is 6 Months.

  • Click here to see reference books & syllabus also Click here to see the examination structure

  • Click  here to see details of practical’s covered for each of the above subjects

  • Official course approval and entry in the National Qualification Register of NCVET

  • Approved Model Curriculum and NoS-Qualification Pack Details   

  • Course fees is Rs 15,000/- (Includes registration, LMS Access for 6 months & one time exam fees & Orientation course)

  • Post expiry of 6 months of registration validity, student needs to renew his subscription by paying Rs. 2,000/- 

  • Re-examination fees for each Module is Rs 250/- (for each paper)

  • Hard copies of the study materials & practice kits will be provided on request (at extra cost)

  • Exemptions- (No academic qualifications are not considered for exemptions 

    • CA/CMA Intermediate passed ​are exempt from Module I

    • Some Fully qualified IFAC member bodies professional accountants residing in India are also considered for exemptions on case by case basis 

    • CA/CMA Finalist having 50+ in Taxation papers & CS Qualified can directly take admission for CPA Certification

    • ADIT (CIOT) Members residing in India are exempt from CTPr exams and can become ICTPI members directly

  • Professional Orientation Course- After successfully completing the Course candidate will be required to undergo 7 day professional Orientation program covering Professional Ethics, Personality development & other aspects (On Thematic sessions “Know Laws No Loss”). 

  • Career Progression- You can study further to get Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation from Medhavi Skills University after completing this skill qualification. You'll be exempt from the first semester of MSU's PGDT course and you'll be required to complete just one more semester. ( Application fees of 2,000/- & balance fees of 10,000/- is payable in this case).                        Further you can directly enroll for Certified Public Accountant Certification or M.Voc. Degree after completing CTPr course   

  • Computer Applications Module (Optional) – only those who do not have any prior knowledge or training of computers and related applications will be required to undergo this module. Candidate will have to enroll himself and undergo this training course at designated training center of his choice, fees and duration of the course will vary from city to city in accordance with infrastructure and facilities of the training center.    

  • Above IT exam will be exempt if candidate has already acquired equivalent certification and is experienced in using computer applications

  • All other details will be provided by the concerned IT Training partner (in Online or Offline or hybrid mode)

  • It covers below mentioned topics and will be assessed with MCQ Exam and practical’s

-Benefits of becoming Chartered Tax Practitioner-

  • ​You get a recognized professional qualification after graduation to start of your career in accounting & taxation

  • Qualification is jointly awarded by MEPSC Sector skill council and is a valid professional skill certification in India

  • It further gives you ICTPI membership meaning life long learning opportunity in terms of CPD

  • Our CTPr's are recognized for fast track entry & exemptions for CPA Certification & gain lateral entry for embedded masters degree, which indeed gives you a global progression to become professional accountant. (Click here for details)

  • It also gives you an opportunity get Advanced Diploma in International Taxation from CIOT-UK in a fast track way

  • Meaning you can specialize pursue a career in International Taxation even in Big four firms.

  • This course develops  required competencies for jobs in Indian Accounting & Taxation field

  • By becoming CTPr you can set up your own MSMEs specific practice as 

    • You can start your own outsourcing firm or give bookkeeping, accounting & advisory services

    • Offer business regulatory compliance's & payroll services  

    • Act as a Tax Practitioner by taking ITP, GSTP Enrollment

    • Start International Tax Practice 

Admission Application Instructions -

  1. Upon clicking on apply now button below, you will be redirected to application page.

  2. ​You need following documents to apply

    • ID size Photo

    • Specimen Signature

    • PAN & Aadhar Copy (As ID & Address Proof)

    • 12th Standard Pass Certificate & Mark list (Compulsory)

    • If graduate then, Graduation Degree Certificate and mark list of all three years is compulsory

    • ITP/GSTP/STP/TRP enrolment certificate (compulsory for enrolled tax practitioners)

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