Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance (BS AF) | GIFT University

Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance (BS AF)

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 large number of sectors as accountant, internal auditor, tax examiner, stockbroker, actuarial analyst, management accountant and company secretary.

Similarly, 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 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 as much as possible knowledge in the relevant areas through theory and practical exposure which will enable them to perform essential accounting responsibilities and to handle the necessary financial functions.
  • 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 able for the application of techniques and tools of accounting and finance for 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 Description:

BS Accounting and Finance is a four-year program with 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 technical and interpersonal skills of students. The program has been designed to offer an 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 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.

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.

 

Program Features:

The program:

  • Provides 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 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 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 CA program.
  • Comprehensive preparation of 17 papers out of 21 papers for CMA program.
  • Complete coverage of PIPFA program

 

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes applications from candidates who have successfully completed Grade 12 schooling. The most eligible qualifications and specific criteria for admissions 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.
  • GIFT Comprehensive Admission Test (GCAT) or relevant level NTS test may also be applicable for admissions.
  • The candidates having 14 years graduation in business and securing minimum 45% marks (in annual system) or CGPA of 2.0/4.0 (in semester system) or equivalent may be admitted in 5th semester of the program and may avail two years exemption on the basis of their business graduation. However graduates (14 years) with non-business degree may also be bridged and admitted into BBA program on case to case basis and may be granted exemptions based on their previous knowledge as per exemption policy.
 

Program Structure:

 

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

University Core

5

15

Program Core

19

57

Program Elective

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 admissions 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.
  • GIFT Comprehensive Admission Test (GCAT) or relevant level NTS test may also be applicable for admissions.
  • The candidates having 14 years graduation in business and securing minimum 45% marks (in annual system) or CGPA of 2.0/4.0 (in semester system) or equivalent may be admitted in 5th semester of the program and may avail two years exemption on the basis of their business graduation. However graduates (14 years) with non-business degree may also be bridged and admitted into BBA program on case to case basis and may be granted exemptions based on their previous knowledge as per exemption policy.

Enquiries

The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

 

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.
 

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.

 

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