CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2020
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 - 5:08 p.m. IST by Ridhi.Khurana
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CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2020 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has specified the CA Foundation course eligibility that has to be complied with by the prospective candidates in order to get enrolled in the programme. The CA Foundation eligibility criteria 2020 provides the minimum set of requirements to be fulfilled by students. Those students who fall short of CA Foundation 2020 eligibility will not be considered for appearing in the upcoming session of exams. There is one CA Foundation registration eligibility which requires candidates to accomplish specific educational qualifications. On the other hand, the CA Foundation exam eligibility requires candidates to be done with formalities set by ICAI. To know all the requirements under CA Foundation eligibility criteria 2020 (May Session) for getting enrolled into the course and appearing in the respective sessions, refer to the article below.

CA Foundation 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Registration

Candidates who wish to get enrolled into CA Foundation 2020 may refer to the points of eligibility provided below for registration:

  • Appeared in Class 12

A candidate who has appeared in class 12 examination that was conducted by a body constituted by law in India can go for registration as per the CA Foundation 2020 eligibility criteria. Such a candidate will require the proof of having appeared in the class 12, i.e. the admit card for such examination.

OR

  • Appeared in any other Equivalent Examination

Candidate should have appeared in an examination that is equivalent to class 12 examination, as recognized by the Central Government. This is the requirement for CA Foundation eligibility criteria 2020 after which, candidates can register for the course with BoS.

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CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Exam

A candidate who wishes to appear in the upcoming session of CA Foundation exams may refer to the points below:

  • Registered with ICAI Board of Studies

A CA student should be registered with the Board of Studies (BoS) as specified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.The process of registration has to be accomplished before a particular deadline in order to appear in a specific session of exams to comply with the CA Foundation eligibility criteria 2020.

  • Completed the CA Foundation Study Period

The CA Foundation 2020 eligibility criteria requires candidates to have completed at least 4 months of study period before appearing in the exams. That’s why candidates had to register before December 31 as per CA foundation eligibility for May 2020.

  • Qualified class 10+2 or its equivalent exam

A candidate can register with BoS after appearing for class 12 or equivalent examinations. But, in order to appear for the CA Foundation exams, one should have qualified class 12 or otherwise, the CA Foundation eligibility criteria 2020 will not be deemed satisfied and thus, candidate will not be allowed to appear in the CA Foundation exams.

CA Foundation Registration 2020

Candidates who confirm with the CA Foundation eligibility criteria 2020 mentioned above and are willing to pursue the course have to first of all register into Foundation course with the Board of Studies (BoS) of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The last date of CA Foundation registration 2020 was December 31, 2019, while the last date of registration for November 2020 session is June 30, 2020. The process of registration into CA Foundation requires submission of personal and academic details by candidates along with upload of softcopies of certain documents.

CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Exemption

ICAI has provided exemption from CA Foundation course to a specific category of students as provided below. Such candidates need not register and appear for CA Foundation level and can apply for Chartered Accountancy course through direct entry in CA Intermediate. Given below are the requisites for direct entry into CA Intermediate:

  • Commerce graduate with minimum 55% marks

  • Postgraduates in Commerce with minimum 55% marks

  • Other graduates with minimum 60% marks

  • Other postgraduates with at least 60% marks

  • Student of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) who has qualified CS Executive level

  • Student of Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) who has qualified CMA Intermediate level

CA Foundation 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Recognized Boards

Given below is the list of boards whose examinations are taken as equivalent to ‘Senior Secondary Examination’:

  1. Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh

  2. Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

  3. Bihar School Examination Board

  4. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

  5. Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education

  6. Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

  7. Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

  8. Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education

  9. Board of School Education, Haryana

  10. H. P. Board of School Education

  11. J & K State Board of School Education

  12. Jharkhand Academic Council

  13. Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education

  14. Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education

  15. Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education

  16. Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh

  17. Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur

  18. Meghalaya Board of School Education

  19. Mizoram Board of School Education

  20. Nagaland Board of School Education

  21. Council of Higher Secondary Education, Orissa

  22. Punjab School Education Board

  23. Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan

  24. Tamil Nadu State Board of School Examinations

  25. Tripura Board of Secondary Education

  26. U. P. Board of High School and Intermediate Education

  27. Board of School Education, Uttarakhand

  28. West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education

  29. Chhattisgarh State Open School

  30. M.P. State Open School

  31. National Institute of Open Schooling

  32. Rajasthan State Open School

  33. The West Bengal Council of Ravindra Open Schooling

  34. Banasthali Vidyapith

  35. Five Passes at GCE O Level/GCSE/IGCSE in A/B/C Grades and two passes at GCE ‘Advanced’ level

  36. 2 years of higher education including Diploma course after passing class 10b conducted by central or State Governments and are admitted or have passed graduation from a recognized university

  37. Passed 10+2 from any university or board not covered above but recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2020

Question: Is a student appearing for class 12 exams eligible for CA Foundation?

Answer:

A candidate who has appeared in class 12 exams is eligible as per CA Foundation eligibility criteria 2020.

Question: How many attempts are there under CA Foundation?

Answer:

There is a period of 3 years till the CA Foundation registration is valid. This makes it a maximum of 6 attempts. However this registration is subject to revalidation, if applied for by the candidate.

Question: Is there any provision of exemption from CA Foundation?

Answer:

Yes, candidates who are graduates or otherwise as mentioned here, can directly enroll into CA Intermediate programme.

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