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Master of Accounting & Finance


The Master of Accounting and Finance program provides a unique and comprehensive blend of key areas of accounting and finance. This program covers specialized topics like financial reporting, auditing, taxation, corporate finance, investments, and business strategy etc. This program is highly appropriate for the students who are interested in joining careers in business, services, and academic research in the domain of accounting or finance. The program is equally beneficial for in-service people who are looking for advancement in their career and knowledge.

Program Objectives

  • To make students able to understand and develop the skills to grasp broad range of accounting and finance techniques and concepts.
  • To make them able to critically analyze and compare the theoretical knowledge with the practical aspects.
  • To provide the knowledge and skills to students for using computer technology in accounting and finance for the purpose of improving decision making in an organization setting.
  • To provide an opportunity for students to evaluate problems and innovations in accounting and finance with effects on managerial decision making.
  • To make students able to apply integrated techniques of accounting and finance in evaluating the costs and benefits of strategic investments.
  • To make them able to understand the applications and effects of international accounting standards and financial reporting in an organization setting.
  • To develop the understanding about ethical issues in accounting and finance.
  • To mentor students to exploit newly created opportunities in accounting and finance profession.

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 & Finance 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 and Finance 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.