The Induction Course for the 65th batch of IRS commenced at NADT on Monday, the 19th December 2011 and conclude in April, 2013. There would be two ‘modules’ during these sixteen months’ of Induction Training.
In the First Module, emphasis is on giving intense theoretical inputs on the subjects of "Theoretical Concepts and Practical Application of Direct Taxes Laws", "Advanced Accounting and Finance and Business Laws-I. During the First Module, in the month of February-March, the Officer Trainees attend a five day appreciation course for Parliamentary Processes and Procedures by Parliament Secretariat at New Delhi. After completing four months of training, there will be an On-The-Job Training where the Officer Trainees will be attached to the field formations for two weeks. The First Module ends with Departmental Examinations in the month of August, 2012.
The second module includes On-The-Job Training for around eight weeks followed by Industrial Attachment for a week. The OTs are also exposed to the international tax practices through a two week International Attachment of selected countries. The Officer Trainees will be given inputs on the subjects of ‘Procedure/Techniques of Investigation and Drafting of Orders and Reports’, ‘Information Technology and Operations’, ‘Strategic and Operational Management’ and ‘Business Laws-II’. During this module, a number of guest lectures, both from and outside are organized. The second Departmental Examinations are conducted at the end of the Module .
NADT welcomes regular feedback from OTs on course design, content, effectiveness, teaching methodology or any other aspect of training and endeavors to constantly upgrade its courses. Feedback can be given in writing or orally during Counselor Group meetings or at other forums of interaction with faculty members and other authorities. The course directors and other authorities at NADT periodically organize open-house feedback sessions to elicit and discuss the feedback.