Programme Details

Advanced Diploma in Business Accounting (ADBA)

  • Bangalore Central Campus
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Program Overview:

With the constant change in business environment, finance professionals are required to up-skill and upgrade their conceptual knowledge and its applications in order to stay relevant. Advanced Diploma in Business Accounting (ADBA), with its extensive curriculum coverage and a ‘Knowledge Partnership Agreement’ with HOCK International facilitates finance professionals to update and enhance their contribution in work environment, thereby effectively contributing to the growth of their businesses and organizations.  ADBA is designed for existing and aspiring Finance Professionals.

ADBA focuses on the core concepts and its application in a practical scenario propelling you for a rewarding career in Finance and Accounting.

Program Objectives:

  1. To provide specialized skills in the field of Global finance, Taxation, and Auditing with balanced higher knowledge in Commerce.
  2. Understand the ethical and legal environment and responsibilities of a forensic accountant.
  3. To create professional competence to take up independent positions in the areas of Accounting, Auditing & Finance in different industry / sectors.
  4. To inculcate initiative and professional outlook for better industry acceptance.
  5. To equip students with higher levels of specialized career opportunities and also enable working professionals further their career progression.
  6. To create a stronger foundation for taking up specialized education and research. 

Program Outcomes:

  1. Apply accounting principles and standards in corporate set up.
  2. Implement Generally Accepted Auditing Standards in providing audit and attest services.
  3. Apply income tax procedures in order to determine taxable income.
  4. Apply research skills to look beyond symptoms and determine the cause for any business challenge.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of forensic accounting in specific engagement settings including fraud, financial statement misrepresentations, and procurement.
  6. Add immense value to public accounting firms and large business undertakings with substantial global exposure.
  7. Build the foundation for pursuit of further learning.

Salient Features

  1. The program is unique in its approach and will be administered via online mode of delivery.
  2. Curriculum is designed to offer 10 courses over 2 semesters with 40 credits over a 12-month program completion.
  3. A learner-driven Credit-based diploma program which helps one fulfill professional, personal and academic commitments simultaneously
  4. The ADBA program entails continuous assessment through numerous assessment tools such as end-of-course exams, quizzes, assignments, group work, projects, and presentations. Participants will be assessed regularly for their performance in various courses.
  5. An extremely relevant syllabi and learner driven course offering, keeping the program engagement high through research oriented approach to curriculum design
  6. An approach to build and reinforce managerial competencies through well thought out modules providing an opportunity for candidates to appreciate and apply classroom concepts to practical situations.
  7. Cultivating a research mindset through a special dissertation to be submitted during the program
  8. The faculty resources include both industry experts and academia. Faculty members will function as effective facilitators in class but also act as mentors and guides to hone ones skills and expertise.

Course Structure:






DBA 101

Advanced Business Accounting – I

DBA 102

Auditing and Assurance– I

DBA 103

Business and Corporate Law

DBA 104

Forensic Accounting and Auditing

DBA 105

Business Research Methodology



DBA 201

Advanced Business Accounting – II

DBA 202

Auditing and Assurance – II

DBA 203A

Federal Income Taxation OR

DBA 203B

Advanced Taxation

DBA 204

Managerial Economics

DBA 205

Research Project



As the course is patterned considering professional exams, where the exams are conducted via MCQ's; ADBA too shall be evaluated using MCQ's, unless the Faculty determines otherwise. The end semester examination shall comprise of a 100 mark test administered via 50 MCQ's randomised from the Question Bank.


Pass at the Degree Level (B.Com, BBA, BBM or any commerce and management stream related degree) with a minimum percentage of 50% or equivalent is the minimum eligibility for admission

Candidates presently enrolled in 2nd and 3rd year of graduation program with a minimum percentage of 50% or equivalent in completed semesters are eligible.

Program Fee:

Regular fee: Rs. 60,000

Candidates via corporate enrolment: Rs. 40,000/-

Christ University Students and Alumni can contact the Admission Office to determine scholarship entitlement.


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