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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The ‘Cost Accounting’ online course is a study about the fundamentals of accounting and finance to learn and control costs we incur and enhance the efficiency of cost management. This online course also dwells on the concepts of decision-making as it provides effective information to make informed decisions. This online training program is provided by the free Swayam online education portal by the Government of India along with the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL). The course classes are conducted for four weeks.

The course instructor for this elective course is the academically and professionally trained, Dr. CA. Varadraj Bapat from the Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai. The students of this program are engaged with the financial concepts of costs, accounting, profit, budgets, and financial planning

The ‘Cost Accounting’ online training course equips students with the course certificate after completion of the course study and the certification exam according to the eligibility standards with the gain of academic course credit.

The Highlights

  • Online mode
  • Four weeks program
  • Management course
  • Elective course
  • undergraduate/ postgraduate level training 
  • Academic course credit
  • E-Certificate

Programme Offerings

  • Course Modules
  • Online Classes
  • videos
  • Lectures
  • activities
  • problem solving
  • Case Studies
  • Books
  • references
  • assignments
  • E-certificate

Courses and Certificate Fees

Fees InformationsCertificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
INR 1000yesIIT Bombay

The students don’t have to pay the ‘Cost Accounting’ certification fee but will have to register and pay for the final exam to receive the certificate.

Cost Accounting fee structure

Fee TypeFee Amount

Program Fee


Exam registration fee

Rs 1000

Eligibility Criteria

Certificate qualifying details

The students of this ‘Cost Accounting’ certification by Swayam and NPTEL will qualify for the course certificates by writing the final exam with having 25% in the internal assignments and 75% in the final exam with a total score of a minimum 40/100.

What you will learn

Financial ManagementFinancial knowledgeAccounting proficiencyBudget managementDecision making skills

The ‘Cost Accounting’ certification syllabus is developed for the students to explore the aspects of cost management and accounting for effective decision making and financial management. It improves the accounting proficiency of the candidates on the aspects of cost computing on various activities and products. It enables students to control and manage the costs along with making wise decisions on pricing, Make or Buy, profit planning, financial planning and budget management.

Who it is for

The ‘Cost Accounting’ online certification course is organized for the students and graduates of various fields such as engineering, management, commerce, arts, humanities, health, and medicine. This course enhances the financial knowledge and skills of industry professionals such as cost accountants and chartered accountants.

Admission Details

The students interested in joining the ‘Cost Accounting’ online program are required to register via the link given on the course page.

Step 1: Go to the course page using the link,

Step 2: Choose the ‘Register/Sign-In’ option.

Step 3: Fill in the details and complete the registration.

Application Details

The registration and admission to the ‘Cost Accounting’ online training course are done by entering the course account details on the registration form or by signing in through Google, Facebook, or Microsoft ID.

The Syllabus

  • Introduction to Cost Accounting 
  • Classification of Costs
  • Marginal Costing
  • Cost Volume Profit Analysis
  • Margin of Safety

  • Application of Breakeven Point Analysis  
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Case of Ayur Pharma
  • Different Decision Scenarios and Profit Planning
  • Relevant Costs in Decision Making

  • Case Study: Break-even point
  • Case Study: JSW ISPAT Steel 
  • Case Study on Projection: Divya Aushadhi Ltd 
  • Case Study: Shree Cements
  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control

  • Functional Budget
  • Cash Budget
  • Standard Costing And Variance Analysis
  • Material Cost Variance
  • Overhead Variance

Evaluation process

For the ‘Cost Accounting’ certification students should write the final proctored exam from the allotted exam centers for which students are required to register for the exam with the registration amount for the exam.


IIT Bombay Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Which online institute offers the ‘Cost Accounting’ online course?

The certification program is provided by the Swayam portal with the NPTEL.

2: What are the mandates to join the ‘Cost Accounting’ certification course?

There are no prerequisites for this certification.

3: How long does it take to complete the ‘Cost Accounting’ online classes?

This course can be completed in four weeks.

4: Is the ‘Cost Accounting’ online certification available for free?

Yes, this is a free learning course.

5: Do I have to pay for the exam registration in the ‘Cost Accounting’ training?

Yes, you will have to pay the exam registration fee and take the exam for certification.


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