Course Content


  1. Registration
  2. Inauguration of the Programme
  3. Familiarity with use of computers, Internet etc.
  4. Appreciation – towards Research and Presentation Skills
  5. Working in Groups

The following papers will be covered in the programme in the three terms:

Term I

  1. Modern Manager
  2. Accounting for Managers
  3. Public Financial Administration
  4. Introduction to Information Communication Technologies
  5. Internal Audit Activity—its role in Governance, Risk and Compliance
  6. Business Statistics

Term II

  1. Government Accounting—Contemporary Issues (1/2 Credit)
  2. Cost&Management Accounting
  3. Information Systems for Managers
  4. Financial Management
  5. Government Audit—Emerging Issues

Term III

  1. Project Work (2 Credits)
  2.  Research Methodology&Report Writing(1/2 Credit)
  3. International Exposure

    It has been planned that the process of learning will be extended to learn from others in different environments—nationally as well as internationally. The programme also includes one week foreign exposure to a neighbouring country.

    These are exciting times for the Indian economy; an impressive economic growth has resulted in an explosion in the growth of requirements of skilled manpower in every field. In order to improve good governance, it is necessary that internal strengths of the manpower in the government is improved. With this in view, a new one year Diploma in Government Accounting and Internal Audit has been started at NIFM. The programme is approved by All India Council for Technical Education. The objectives of this programme are to:

  • Upgrade the technical skills of Senior Accounts Officers/ Accounts Officers/Assistant Accounts Officers in the areas of Accounting, Internal Audit, Information Technology and enhance general managerial ability;
  • Enable them to apply the above in their spheres of work; and
  • Improve their soft skills such as communication, presentation and ability to work in group.
  • The duration of the programme is one year. The programme begins on 15th  June, 2018 and will conclude on 14th June, 2019. The programme is divided into three terms as given below:

Programme Activity Schedule

Programme Activity Schedule
Activity From To
First Term 15.06.2018 31.10.2018
Second Term 01.11.2018 15.03.2019
Third Term 16.03.2019 14.06.2019