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Master of Accounting


There is a growing demand for highly trained accountants who can guide their organizations through unpredictable economic environment that exists globally today. The Master of Accounting program offers students high-quality and rigorous instructions focused on thorough understanding of accounting functions in the workplace. It offers an opportunity to pursue specialized and in depth knowledge of the accounting discipline. The program prepares graduates to enter or further enhance their career as a professional accountant in financial institutions, government, industry, NGOs, and public practice.

Program Objectives

This program is for those who are planning to adopt accountancy as their career with advanced knowledge of accounting.

  • To enable students to exhibit wide-ranging current knowledge of accounting practices being practiced at national and international level.
  • To provide the students an opportunity to apply their knowledge of accountancy in financial reporting practices while demonstrating effective judgment of ethical issues in such practices in the modern dynamic business environment.
  • To enable them to go for advanced degrees in accountancy offering in the country and abroad.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Candidates having Bachelor’s degree (14-year education) in [B.Com, BBA (2-year) and other relevant equivalent qualification] with at least 45% marks or CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4 are eligible to apply.


  • Candidates holding B.A/B.Sc. or Bachelor degree in disciplines other than those mentioned above may enter through Diploma route.
  • Candidates having less than 45% in their graduation from a recognized university / institute can become eligible to apply for admission towards Master of Accounting provided they firstly qualify Mathematics, Computer Proficiency, and English courses in a single semester (called “Zero  Semester”) and achieve a semester GPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.
  • VU graduates holding B.Com and BA in Business Administration (2-years) degree are allowed only to continue in their respective BS (4-year) study programs.

Course Exemption

Course(s) exemption is allowed.


It is a two-year duration program spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration.
Degree Completion Duration

Courses of Study

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Assessment of Study Progress

The students study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDBs), mid-term and final-term examinations.

Award of Degree

To become eligible for the award of Master of Accounting degree, students are required to qualify prescribed courses amounting to at least 66 credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 out of 4.

Fee Structure

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  • The courses may be revised time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses from being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
  • The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.