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Why CA is better than Other Professional Courses?

Many of the times students used to ask why CA has been given so much priority? Why is every commerce student dreaming to be a CA instead of being the toughest course in India?

Here we have an answer of all your questions. Chartered Accountancy is a recognized profession by industry mainly focuses on Finance, Auditing and Accounting. Chartered Accountants are the only person who enjoys the monopoly of auditing the Financial Statement of an organization. Without a CA’s signature, Financial Statements could not be presented in the AGM before shareholders. Chartered Accountants enjoys a high reputation in the society besides fascinating incentives. Follow the link and know everything you need to know about becoming a chartered accountant in India.

Let’s start why CA is better than other Professional Courses -

CA v/s CS -

Company Secretary is responsible for the Corporate Governance of the company. CS has a wide knowledge of Company Law hence they are needed to handle the Legal Matters of the Company.

Let Understand why CA is better than CS -

  1. CA also contains a wide knowledge of Company Law and resultant CA can handle the work of CS as well.
  2. The earnings of CS is much lower as compared to CA. Where the average package of CA stands between 7-12 Lakhs, the average package of CS stands for only 3-5 Lakhs.
  3. CS has less Training Experience as compared to CA. This makes CA getting preference while searching for the Job.
  4. CA are highly knowledgeable in every aspect. CA’s are not limited to Audit and Accounts only. They handle the taxation matters as well, provide the Financial consultancy and also handles the cost accounting matters. Whereas all such thing could not be possible for a person pursuing CS only.
  5. The scope of CS is getting limited with the passage of time. Companies have started hiring Chartered Accountants in place of Company Secretaries who are capable to handle the overall work.

CA v/s MBA 

Once upon a time, MBA was one of the most sought courses in Commerce stream. MBA seems to handle the management of the Company in the most appropriate manner. Earlier, Most of the reputed companies CEO were MBA. But the trend has been changed. In the today’s scenario, more and more companies are hiring CA’s to handle their Financial matters and management as well due to the expert knowledge of CA in every field.

CA vs MBA

Let’s understand Why CA is better than MBA -

  1. There is a number of colleges or institutes which offers you the degree of MBA but there is only one regulatory body i.e. ICAI which conducts the Chartered Accountancy Exam which increases the reputation of this course.
  2. For the multiple tasks and greater responsibilities, Chartered Accountants are preferred as compared to MBA.
  3. MBA is an expensive course while CA is much cheaper as compared to MBA.
  4. The average salary of MBA ranges between 5-6 lakhs while the average salary of CA goes to 7-8 lakhs.

CA vs CFA

CFA stands for Chartered Financial Analyst which is basically focused on Finance covering Investment Management, Ethics, Equity Investments, Derivatives, Portfolio Management, Research, Investment Banking etc. CFA is also recognized as one of the toughest course in India. CFA Institute is the only recognized body who is authorized to conduct the exams of CFA. There are three levels in this course consisting of a minimum duration of 3 years.

Let’s Understand Why CA is better than CFA -

  1. Even CFA is a globally recognized degree but still in India CA is preferable as compared to CFA.
  2. CFA is considered tougher as compared to CA.
  3. One of the most disappointing points of CFA is that the course has high exam fees even higher than its registration fee. And every time you get fail, you have to deposit such exam fee. This is the reason why most of the students afraid of registering themselves for the CFA Course.
  4. CFA is mainly preferable for the Finance and Investment Management while CA persists high knowledge of Finance besides accounting, auditing, taxation and Company Law.

Conclusion - In the above article, we have discussed why the Chartered Accountancy course is better than other professional courses such as MBA, CS and CFA. We have also discussed the average salary offered by such professions after completing the courses.

We hope that you like the above article and it must help you in choosing the best course. You can ask your queries in the comment section given below.