Articleship on Campus at UPACA : The Gurukul has tied-up with reputed CA firms across the country and allotted a workplace to these firms within the campus premises.
Students would be under direct mentorship of the founder CA Uttam Prakash Agarwal, Partner of Uttam Abuwala & Co., Mumbai, and registered with reputed CA firms, thereby enabling them to serve their articleship from within the campus itself. During the campus articleship, students would be accommodated at the hostel on the campus.
Research Based Articleship : Since inception, the basic requirement of articleship training under CA course has been of complying with CA firms to perform routine work like filing of returns or performing various kinds of auditing functions which is in the nature of mere compliance officers. All other professions like MBA, Engineering, Law, etc. have a MBA in Finance or Marketing, Engineer in Electronics or Mechanical and a Criminal or Civil Lawyer, etc.
It is time that even CA’s hone skills that are more industry specific rather than routine or generic skills. UPACA Gurukul, is our attempt to give to the society a much needed industry specific CA.
During articleship training students will be exposed to research work in the area of Mutual Funds, Insurance, GST, International Taxation, Banking, etc. which will help them to develop expertise in their specialised fields. After completion they may use this knowledge for discharging their responsibilities as a CEO, CFO, COO or a specialised practising Chartered Accountant.