In 1923, the Government of India allowed to open the Government Diploma in Accountancy and Advanced Accountancy Class. At that time, the examination centers were set up only in Indian cities, and an examination center was set up in Yangon, Myanmar, in 1925. In 1932, the Government of India enacted the registration of accountants (RA) certificate of registration of accountants dated 26 March 1932 with the Notification No. 213 (11) T and E (AB) and discontinued government diploma courses.
In 1972, the Union of Myanmar Revolutionary Council enacted the Myanmar Accountancy Council Law (1972), which established the Myanmar Accountancy Council. In accordance with the provisions of the Myanmar Accountancy Council Law and Rules (1972), the Myanmar Accountancy Council started the Diploma in Accountancy Training Course on 5 March 1973.
The training period is 2 years. Applicants with a bachelor's degree from an accredited university may apply for the Diploma in Accountancy Training Course (Part I).
Diploma in Accountancy Training Course is opened at the Yangon Training School and Nay Pyi Taw Training School of the Office of the Auditor General of the Union. At Nay Pyi Taw Training School, only government staffs are accepted. Moreover, the training can be attended at the private accounting training schools accredited by the Myanmar Accountancy Council and self study is also allowed.