UoM introduces new syllabus for Tax Management

UoM introduces new syllabus for Tax Management

The University of Mysore (UoM), has introduced a new syllabus, under 'Professional Diploma in Tax Management'. The new syllabus is designed to impart systematic knowledge and professional skills to the students in the Indian Tax system, including Goods and Services Taxes (GST), and administration.

The Academic Council members, during the second general meeting, chaired by in-charge Vice Chancellor Dayananda Mane on Monday, approved the proposed syllabus.

The graduates from any recognised university are eligible to apply for the diploma and the mode of selection is the marks scored in the qualifying examination. The revised programme will be offered under semester pattern and will be of two semesters with five papers each. Each semester will be of 16 weeks and placement training will be for 12 weeks.

The course has a regular course work, followed by placement training, with the Income or Commercial tax department, industries, chartered accountants or tax practitioners. The placement training will be offered only after the completion of the second semester examination, explained Aisha M Sheriff, Dean, Faculty of Commerce, Department of Studies in Business Administration.

The course aims to enable the graduates to become competent to work as tax consultants and to make the graduates to pursue professional courses in Accounting, Auditing, or Tax Management.

In the meeting, the members agreed for the statutes relating to direct recruitment and career advancement scheme and miscellaneous provisions to implement the University Grants Commission (UGC) pay scales, revised from 2006 to teachers, librarian and physical education directors and other allied posts in the university.

The Principal Secretary for Higher Education had issued a circular, in which guidelines have been listed for the varsity regarding framing of statues for the cadre and recruitment rules for recruitment of teachers and other allied posts in varsities on the basis of the recommendations of the committee constituted by the government.

UoM Registrar D Bharati, Registrar (Evaluation) J Somashekar, and Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Board (PMEB) Director Yaswant Dongre were present.

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