|Parameters||At Grey Matter Academics||At other CA Coaching Academies||Impact of the Parameters|
|Maximum no. of students taken in a year in a class||40 (forty)||Unlimited, may go up to 400 in some cases||Teacher to student ratio is 1:40. Ensures closer interaction with teacher|
|Eligibility to join||90% in CBSE or 97% in State Board||No such requirements||Teachers’ effectiveness improves due to similar set of serious and committed students;|
|Classes and Studies||6 hours of classes daily with a minimum mandatory 4 hours of study sessions under the supervision of a qualified Teacher||5-6 hours of classes only||More time spent by students on studies.|
|Weekly Tests and Mock exams||Weekly tests every Sunday followed by review of performance of each student.
Minimum of two Mock exams before the actual exams
|Very few Academies conduct tests regularly. If done, valuation and review not conducted.||Ensures weekly assessments for students to improve.|
|Vigilance over Attendance to classes and tests||Strict vigilance over attendance in classes, study sessions and tests is enforced.||Does not take place||Gives Comfort to Parents|
|Web based Student information system (SIS)||Attendance to classes, study sessions and tests, marks and performance is daily uploaded in the SIS for parents to see.||Does not exist||Parents get daily update of students’ attendance and performance.|
|Facility to students for retake of exams||Continuous assistance and support given to students who are required to retake exams at no extra cost||Does not exist|
|Classes for all subjects in Foundation, Intermediate and Final.||Available under one roof||Hardly any Academy conducts classes for all subjects especially in Final.||Greater comfort and facility to students|
|Administrative Support||Provided to students for completing various requirements as specified by ICAI (including Articleship, ITT, Orientation, Madras University, etc.)||No such support given.||Greater comfort and facility to students|
|Hostel Facilities||Fully furnished hostel with twin sharing facility exclusively for our students.||Very few Academies have this arrangement. In such cases other students and working people also stay.||Greater comfort and facility to students|
|Integrated Program||Students inducted into B Com of the University of Madras.
Also, after our students complete CA Final, can qualify for ACCA (UK) by writing 4 out of 13 papers for which we conduct classes.
|Does not exist||Student can take advantage of the commonalities of the subjects covered whereby the students not only graduate but also obtain an additional international qualification.|