Established in 2011, NICaT initially developed a system to provide sufficient practical knowledge and to build technical skills in those students who completed Graduation or Post Graduation in Commerce in a short span of time. It gave a detailed understanding of accounting, relevant Tax Laws, and other Statutory Compliances and the application of the same in Industry. The System is advanced by Industrial Experts and Qualified Professionals on par to the curriculum issued by  the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India which elaborates the Accounting, Direct Tax, and Indirect Tax Rules and Regulations existing in India based on the requirements of both Domestic and World Economy


 Lead Faculty
Dr. Joy A.S

Dr. Joy A S is a Post Graduate in Commerce and a Ph.D. holder. His expertise covers Accounting and Taxation and working as a Professional Career Trainer and Tax Practitioner for the last 25 years in the National Institute of Commerce and Technology, Perumpilavu. He has conducted various training programme for the employees in managerial and Executive levels and for accountants all over India. Dr. Joy is currently holding the post of General Secretary, All  GST Practitioners’ Association.  

Dr. Joy had started his career as a Tax Practitioner by establishing his own Tax Consultation firm, Joy Associates, in 1996 after completing his Graduation in Commerce. After a successful professional life of 7 years, Dr. Joy had intended to provide academic proficiency to graduation and post-graduation students. As a part of that, he had set up the Royal Academy for Professional Studies in 2003 and conducted regular graduation and post-graduation classes in commerce along with Practical Training. The Academy had best served its purpose by providing an excellent learning experience to the students and related amenities including air-conditioned classrooms. More than 400 students had completed their education from the academy within a period of 8 years. In 2011, with an objective to impart career-oriented skill development professional courses, Dr. Joy had commenced the National Institute of Commerce and Technology(NICaT). In 2019, NICaT was affiliated by Kerala State Resource Centre under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and run by the Education Department of Kerala Government.

Due to his passion for teaching and professional training, Dr. Joy has led many mass interactive training sessions as seminars, public addresses and workshops for commerce professionals, teachers, businessmen, marketing executives, government staff, and students. Along with such training sessions, he conducted surveys, Career-oriented Interview sessions, and Group Discussions for students. As a keynote speaker, motivational trainer and lead facilitator, Dr. Joy addresses more than 5000 people each year all over India. In addition to that, he has undertaken project works for social welfare schemes under Santhwanam Pain and Palliative Care Society and similar organizations. He has already delivered more than 500 sessions as Visiting Lecturer in different Institutions in Kerala and more than 3000 training events to professionals and students. He also provides professional consultation for more than eighty organizations in accounting and Tax related matters, both Direct Tax and GST and business development. Dr. Joy continues his journey in the commerce field as the charioteer of the NICaT, providing his valuable services and guidance to the professionals, students, and to society in general.