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Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation

The Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation qualification enables Graduates and ITPs to become a professional tax adviser and get Associate Tax Adviser (ATA) designation from the IFA (UK) and Associate Membership (AIPA) of the IPA (Australia).

Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation is a diploma level tax qualification. The purpose of this programme is to develop the intellectual and practical skills of the students in the analysis, interpretation, and application of income tax & VAT principles. This programme will prepare students to apply taxation principles in practice. The programme provides students with leadership, communication, interpersonal, and ethical skills for supervisory-level positions.

PGD - Taxation program is of one-year duration and will be imparted through self-study /classroom / online training programme covering theoretical and practical aspects of income tax and VAT. The PGD - Taxation program consists of 2 (two) parts with a Professional Integrity Module.

Admission Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Business/Law
  • IFA / IPA / ACCA / CIMA members / Part Qualified
  • LL.B / ITP
Credit for Prior Learning
  • No exemption is available for the Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation Qualification
Qualifying Marks
  • A candidate shall be declared to have passed the examination only if she/he obtains 50% marks in each paper.
Professional Body Membership
  • Students who have successfully completed the programme will get Associate Tax Adviser (ATA) designation from the IFA (UK) and Associate Membership (AIPA) of the IPA (Australia)
Qualification structure
Part I - Post Graduate Diploma in Income Tax Management
  • Paper 1: The Income Tax Ordinance, 1984
  • Paper 2: The Income Tax Rules, 1984
  • Paper 3: The Finance Act, 2020
Exam Details for each paper:     Exam duration: 3 hours     Total Marks: 100

  • Paper 1: The Value Added Tax and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012
  • Paper 2: The Value Added Tax and Supplementary Duty Rules, 2016
  • Paper 3: The Finance Act, 2020
Exam Details for each paper:     Exam duration: 3 hours     Total Marks: 100

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Accounting
& Taxation

"Become a qualified professional accountant and get direct membership of two IFAC Member Bodies IFA (UK) and IPA (Australia)"