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About CA Foundation Exam 2021
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) conducts the national-level CA Foundation exam in an online mode twice a year: One in May and then again in November.
CA Foundation 2021 December - The registration for the December session closed on July 1, 2021. December 2021 CA Foundation exams will be conducted from December 13-19, 2021. The CA Foundation exam form without late fees is available from September 16-30, 2021. ICAI will also release the CA Foundation exam form with late fees from October 1-3, 2021. The validity period of CA Foundation registration is 3 years which is also subject to re-validation. Before appearing in the exam, candidates will be required to fill the exam form.
Related News December-
- September 16 - ICAI CA December 2021 exam form released; Here is how to apply
- August 12 - ICAI CA December 2021 exam form to be released on September 16
- August 11 - ICAI CA December 2021 exam to be held in offline mode; Check list of exam centres here
- August 10 - ICAI CA December 2021 exam dates released for all courses; Check details here
The May session CA Foundation exams were conducted from July 24-30, 2021 in various exam centres across the country amidst the COVID-19 situation. ICAI declare dthe CA Foundation results 2021 for the May session on September 13, 2021. The opt-out option was also given by ICAI to candidates affected by the COVID pandemic from June 28-July 30, 2021.
Prior to the exam, ICAI released the admit card of the CA Foundation on June 21, 2021.
Related News May-
- September 13 - ICAI CA 2021: CA foundation and final exam results declared; Check result here
- September 11 - CA Foundation and Final results likely to be announced on September 13 or 14, 2021
- July 27 - CA Foundation Paper 1 to be conducted again post conclusion of exams; Know here
- July 23 - CA Foundation 2021: Tips and tricks to follow during the examination
- July 22 - CA Foundation 2021 to begin from July 24; Check exam day guidelines
- July 2 - ICAI issues updated guidelines for candidates taking opt-out option; Check here
- June 29 - CA exam 2021: SC asks ICAI to consider 'opt-out option', final hearing tomorrow - Check here
- June 21 - ICAI CA July session 2021: Admit card
What is CA Foundation Exam?
The entry level for Chartered Accountancy Course is the CA Foundation course. As to how many subjects are there in CA foundation, students have to appear for 4 papers out of which two are objective and two subjective. The CA Foundation exam is held twice a year - in May and November. Students who have registered for the foundation course must also apply for the CA Foundation exam.
Exam Pattern of CA Foundation
There are four papers in the CA Foundation exam. Each paper has 100 questions.
- Paper 1 - Principles and Practice of Accounting
- Paper 2 - Business Laws and Business Correspondence and Reporting
- Paper 3 - Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics
- Paper 4 - Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge
CA Foundation Qualifying Marks:
To quality CA Foundation exam level, candidates need to secure a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and an aggregate of 50% in all papers.
CA Foundation Exam - Statistics
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CA Foundation Exam 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||CA Foundation Exam|
|Conducting Body||The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India|
|Frequency of Conduct||2 times a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1500 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
CA Foundation Exam 2021 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
16 Sep, 2021 - 30 Sep, 2021
Exam form (without late fee) | Mode: Online Ongoing
01 Oct, 2021 - 03 Oct, 2021
Exam form (with late fee) | Mode: Online
13 Dec, 2021
Exam - Paper 1 | Mode: Online
15 Dec, 2021
Exam - Paper 2 | Mode: Online
17 Dec, 2021
Exam - Paper 3 | Mode: Online
19 Dec, 2021
Exam - Paper 4 | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
13 Sep, 2021
Result - (July Session) | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2021
Application - Last date (November session) - Start Date | Mode: Online
ICAI prescribes the CA Foundation eligibility criteria on its official website. Candidates who want to register for the CA Foundation exam must check the official eligibility criteria. Details related to the qualifying marks, age limit, nationality and related are mentioned under the eligibility criteria.
- Provisional registration - Candidates who have passed in Class 10 also can provisionally register for the CA Foundation course.
- Candidates who have qualified Senior Secondary (10+2) or are in the final year also can register with the Board of Studies of the Institute on or before January 1/ July 1 for the CA Foundation examination to be held in the months of May/June or November/December respectively of the same year.
Note: Four months study period is required for all candidates before appearing in CA Foundation exam.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Other
The registration for CA Foundation 2021 exam for the December session closed on July 1, 2021. Candidates can register in online mode. On its official website, ICAI has a centralised self-service portal whereby candidates can easily register themselves and submit self-attested documents.
Since the CA Foundation exam is conducted twice in a year the registration process continues throughout the year. However, candidates must note that to appear in May/ June or November/ December session, they must register on or before January 1/ July 1 of the same year respectively.
Documents required for CA Foundation registration:
- Recent coloured photograph
- Copy of Class 10 and 12 admit card/ marksheet
- Proof of Identity - Aadhaar card/ Passport/ Voter ID
- Proof of nationality, if the student is a foreigner
Process of registration
Step 1- Go to the official website - icai.org
Step 2- Click on the link "e-services"
Step 3- Select student services from the drop-down menu
Step 4- Click on "Entry-level forms - Foundation and Intermediate (Direct Entry)"
Step 5- Fill the CA Foundation application form
Step 6- Upload documents
Step 7- Make an online payment
Step 8- Save the receipt for future reference
CA Foundation Registration Fees
|Fee details||For Indian Students(INR)||For Foreign Students (USD)|
Note: After successful submission of forms, all documents submitted by candidates will be verified and registration will be confirmed by the ICAI.
Registered candidates can fill the exam form in online mode. ICAI releases the exam form of CA Foundation a few days before conducting the CA Foundation exam. Candidates who want to appear in the CA Foundation exam for any session (May/ November) must mandatorily fill the exam form on the official website of ICAI - icaiexam.icai.org.
Exam Form Fee
Overseas centre except for Kathmandu
After completion of the form filling process for any session, ICAI also opens the correction window. Candidates who wish to make changes in their respective forms can rectify the errors on the exam form for the CA foundation.
What could be rectified?
- CA Foundation Exam centre
- Exam group selected (if any)
- The medium of exam - English/Hindi
ICAI officially released the list of CA foundation exam centres for the December 2021 exams. The CA Foundation 2021 exams will be conducted across more than 400 exam centres in India, 8 international exam centres.
While filling the CA Foundation exam form, candidates have the option to choose their 3 most preferred exam centres for CA Foundation 2021.
|SC, EWS, ST, General, OBC||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 1500|
|SC, EWS, ST, General, OBC||PWD||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 1500|
Paper-I-Principles and practice of accounting
|Meaning and scope of accounting|
|Accounting concepts, principles, and conventions|
|Capital and revenue expenditure, capital and revenue receipts, contingent assets and contingent liabilities|
|Accounting as a measurement discipline-valuation principles, accounting estimates|
|Accounting standards-concepts and objectives|
|Indian accounting standards-concepts and objectives|
|Books of accounts|
|Preparation of trial balance|
|Rectification of errors|
Bank reconciliation statement
|Introduction, reasons, preparation of bank reconciliation statement|
|Cost of inventory, net realizable value, basis and technique of inventory valuation, and record keeping|
Concept and accounting of depreciation
|Concepts, methods of computation and accounting treatment of depreciation, change in depreciation methods|
Accounting for special transactions
|Bills of exchange and promissory notes: Meaning of bills of exchange and promissory notes and their accounting treatment; accommodation bills|
|Sale of goods on approval or return basis: Meaning of goods sent on approval or return basis and accounting treatment|
|Consignments: Meaning and features of consignment business, difference between sale and consignment, accounting treatments for consignment transactions and events in the books of consignor and consignee|
|Average due date: Meaning, calculation of average due date in various situations|
|Account current: Meaning of account current, methods of preparing account current|
Final accounts of sole proprietors
|Elements of financial statements, closing adjustment entries, trading account, profit and loss account and balance sheet of manufacturing and non-manufacturing entities|
|Final accounts of partnership firms|
|Admission, retirement, and death of a partner including treatment of goodwill|
|Introduction to LLPs and distinction of LLPs from partnership|
Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations
|Significance of receipt and payment account, income and expenditure account and balance sheet, difference between profit and loss account and income and expenditure account|
|Preparation of receipt and payment account, income and expenditure account and balance sheet|
Introduction to company accounts
|Definition of shares and debentures|
|Issue of shares and debentures, forfeiture of shares, re-issue of forfeited shares|
|Statement of profit and loss and balance sheet as per schedule III to the companies act, 2013|
Paper-II-Business laws and business correspondence and reporting (business law)
The Indian contract act, 1872
|An overview of sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of contract, consideration, other essential elements of a valid contract, performance of contract, breach of contract, contingent, and quasi contract|
The sale of goods act, 1930
|Formation of the contract of sale, conditions and warranties, transfer of ownership and delivery of goods, unpaid seller and his rights|
The Indian partnership act, 1932
|General nature of partnership, rights and duties of partners, reconstitution of firms, registration, and dissolution of a firm|
The limited liability partnership act, 2008
|Introduction-covering nature and scope, essential features, characteristics of LLP, incorporation and differences with other forms of organizations|
The companies act, 2013
|Essential features of company, corporate veil theory, classes of companies, types of share capital, incorporation of company, memorandum of association, articles of association, doctrine of indoor management|
Paper-II-Business laws and business correspondence and reporting (business correspondence and reporting)
|Communication: (i) Types, (ii) directions, (iii) network, (iv) process, (v) problems, (vi) barriers, (vii) types of communication: (a) Interpersonal skills, (b) listening skills, (c) emotional intelligence|
|Communication: (viii) Exercises|
Sentence types and word power
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (i) Sentence-definition, (ii) classification of sentence based on connotation: (a) Assertive sentences, (b) interrogative sentences, (c) imperative sentences|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (ii) Classification of sentence based on connotation-(d) exclamatory sentences, (e) optative sentences, (iii) sentence structure: (a) Subject and predicate, (b) verb (auxiliary, finite)|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (iii) Sentence structure-(c) object (direct, indirect), (d) complement, (e) adjunct or adverbial, (f) clause structure, (g) types of clauses-independent clauses, dependent clauses|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (iii) Sentence structure-(g) types of clauses-relative or noun clauses, (iv) types of sentences-(a) simple sentence, (b) compound sentence, (c) complex sentence, (d) compound-complex sentence|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (v) Direct-indirect speech-(a) introduction, (b) procedure for converting direct speech into indirect speech-rules for converting direct speech into indirect speech, change in pronouns|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (v) Direct-indirect speech-(b) procedure for converting direct speech into indirect speech-change in tenses, change in modals, changes for imperative sentences, changes for exclamatory sentences|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (v) Direct-indirect speech-(b) procedure for converting direct speech into indirect speech-changes for interrogative sentences, punctuation in direct speech|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (v) Direct-indirect speech-(c) rules for converting indirect speech into direct speech, (vi) active passive voice: Introduction-(a) usage: Active vs. passive voice|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (vi) Active passive voice-introduction: (b) reasons for using passive voice, (c) changing passive voice to active voice, (d) changing active voice to passive voice|
|Sentence types (direct-indirect, active-passive speech): (vi) Active passive voice-introduction: (e) Suggestions for using active and passive voice, (vii) verbs voice active or passive, (viii) exercises|
|Vocabulary root words, synonyms, antonyms, prefixes, suffixes, phrasal verbs, collocations and idioms: (i) Introduction, (ii) significance of improving vocabulary, (iii) how to improve vocabulary, (iv) root words, (v) synonyms and antonyms|
|Vocabulary root words, synonyms, antonyms, prefixes, suffixes, phrasal verbs, collocations and idioms: (vi) Words formed by using prefixes, (vii) words formed by using suffixes, (viii) phrasal verbs, (ix) collocations, (x) idioms, (xi) exercises|
Comprehension passages and note making
|Comprehension passages: (i) Introduction to comprehension passages, (ii) points to ponder, (iii) sample passages with answers, (iv) exercises|
|Note making: (i) Introduction to note making (ii) significance of note making (iii) detailed format heading (title)-(a) subheading, (b) indentation, (c) points, (d) use of abbreviations, (e) summary, (f) content, (g) expression|
|Note making: (iv) Steps to comprehend and summarize text, (v) helpful hints, (vi) sample passages with notes, (vii) exercises|
Developing writing skills
|Introduction to basic writing: (i) Introduction, (ii) process of writing, (iii) styles of writing, (iv) significance of writing skills for students, (v) writing conventions, (vi) characteristics of good writing, (vii) do’s and don'ts of good writing|
|Precis writing: (i) What is precis writing?, (ii) features of good precis writing, (iii) how to write a precis, (iv) do’s and don'ts of precis writing, (v) examples (passages with precis), (vi) exercises|
|Article writing: (i) What is an article?, (ii) essential elements of article writing, (iii) detailed format-(a) title, (b) by-writer’s name, (c) body-introduction, main idea-support, conclusion, (d) sample articles, e) exercises|
|Report writing: (i) What is a report?, (ii) essential elements of report writing, (iii) kinds of reports-(a) reporting for a meeting/ assembly, (b) reporting for a newspaper, (c) reporting for a magazine|
|Report writing: (iv) Detailed format for (iii) above-(a) title, (b) by-writer’s name, (c) place, date, (d) body-what, when, where, who, how, (e) tips and conventions of report writing, (f) sample reports, (g) exercises|
|Writing formal letters: (i) Types of letters-(a) circulars, (b) complaints, (c) memos, (d) promotional content, (e) sales, (f) recovery/ remittances, (ii) detailed format for (i) above-(a) date, (b) salutation, (c) subject|
|Writing formal letters: (ii) Detailed format for (i) above-(d) body of the letter-first paragraph, second paragraph, (e) complimentary closure, (iii) points to remember, (iv) sample letters, (v) exercises|
|Writing formal mails: (i) How to write a formal mail?, (ii) writing effective mails, (iii) essential elements of mails-(a) subject line, (b) formal greetings, (c) target audience (reader), (d) clarity and conciseness, (e) formal closing, (f) proofread|
|Writing formal mails: (iii) Essential elements of mails-(g) feedback, (iv) tips and conventions of mails, (v) sample mails, (vi) exercises|
|Resume writing: (i) Essential elements of resume-(a) name and contact details, (b) objective summary, (c) academic qualifications and achievements, (d) co-curricular achievements, (e) training programs attended/ completed, (f) strengths|
|Resume writing: (i) Essential elements of resume-(g) interests/ hobbies, (h) declaration, (i) signature, (ii) resume writing tips and conventions, (iii) sample resumes, (iv) exercises|
|Meetings: (i) Notice, (ii) agenda, (iii) drafting minutes, (iv) action taken report|
Paper-III-Business mathematics, logical reasoning and statistics (business mathematics)
Ratio and proportion, indices and logarithms
|Ratio and proportion (business applications related to ratio and proportion) laws of indices, exponents and logarithms and antilogarithms|
Equations and matrices
|Equations: Simultaneous linear equations up to three variables, quadratic and cubic equations in one variable|
|Matrices: Algebra of matrices, inverse of a matrix and determinants, solving system of equations by Cramer’s rule (involving not more than three variables)|
Linear inequalities with objective functions and optimization w.r.t objective function
Time value of money
|Effective rate of interest|
|Net present value|
|Valuation of bonds|
|Calculating of EMI|
|Calculations of returns: (a) Nominal rate of return, (b) effective rate of return, (c) compound annual growth rate (CAGR)|
Permutations and combinations
|Basic concepts of permutations and combinations: Introduction, the factorial, permutations, results, circular permutations, permutations with restrictions, combinations with standard results|
Sequence and series
|Introduction sequences, series, arithmetic and geometric progression, relationship between am and gm and sum of n terms of special series|
Sets, relations, and functions
Basic applications of differential and integral calculus
|Excluding the trigonometric applications, applications of marginal cost and marginal revenue, etc|
Paper-III-Business mathematics, logical reasoning and statistics (logical reasoning)
Number series, coding and decoding and odd man out
Paper-III-Business mathematics, logical reasoning and statistics (statistics)
Statistical description of data
|Statistical representation of data, diagrammatic representation of data, frequency distribution, graphical representation of frequency distribution-histogram, frequency polygon, ogive, pie-chart|
Measures of central tendency and dispersion
|Measures of central tendency and dispersion: Mean median, mode, mean deviation, quartiles and quartile deviation, standard deviation, coefficient of variation, coefficient of quartile deviation|
|Probability: Independent and dependent events; mutually exclusive events. Total and compound probability and mathematical expectation|
|Theoretical distributions: Binomial distribution, Poisson distribution-basic application and normal distribution-basic applications|
Correlation and regression
|Correlation and regression: Scatter diagram, Karl Pearson’s coefficient of correlation rank correlation, probable error and probable limits. Regression lines, regression equations, regression coefficients|
Index numbers and time series
|Index numbers: Uses of index numbers, problems involved in construction of index numbers, methods of construction of index numbers|
|Time series analysis-components of time series and calculation of trend by moving average method|
Paper-IV-Business economics and business and commercial knowledge (business economics)
Introduction to business economics
|Meaning and scope of business economics|
|Basic problems of an economy and role of price mechanism|
Theory of demand and supply
|Meaning and determinants of demand, law of demand and elasticity of demand-price, income, and cross elasticity|
|Theory of consumer’s behavior: Marshallian approach and indifference curve approach|
|Meaning and determinants of supply, law of supply and elasticity of supply|
Theory of production and cost
|Meaning and factors of production|
|Laws of production: The law of variable proportions and laws of returns to scale, producer’s equilibrium|
|Concepts of costs: Short-run and long-run costs, average and marginal costs, total, fixed and variable costs|
Price determination in different markets
|Various forms of markets: Perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly|
|Price determination in these markets|
|Causes behind these cycles|
Paper-IV-Business economics and business and commercial knowledge (business and commercial knowledge)
Business and commercial knowledge-an introduction
|Nature of business, profession, and employment|
|Objectives of business|
|Economic and non-economic activities, forms of business organizations|
|Micro and macro environment, elements of micro environment-consumers/ customers, competitors, organization, market, suppliers, intermediaries, elements of macro environment-demographic, economic, political-legal, socio-cultural, technological|
|Overview of selected Indian and global companies|
Government policies for business growth
|Policies creating conducive business environment such as liberalization, privatization, foreign direct investment|
Organizations facilitating business
|Indian regulatory bodies: RBI, SEBI, CCI, IRDAI|
|Indian development banks: IFCI, SIDBI, EXIM bank, NABARD|
Common Business Terminologies
|Finance and stock and commodity markets terminology|
|Other business terminology|
If you are one of those candidates who is planning to appear in CA Foundation exam, the very first thing you need is the right preparation strategy. It might be difficult to figure out which books to consider while starting the preparation or where to find them. Well no wonder about the fact that the market is flooded with a number of books. But candidates who are preparing for CA Foundation must consider quality over quantity.
Moreover, ICAI also provides official CA Foundation study material for helping candidates and set directions for them. Candidates can also refer to the best books of CA Foundation exam before they make a move. Having the right study material and best books will help them understand the topics easily and without much effort.
Details related to the number of papers, mode of exam, time duration, number of questions asked, difficulty level, type of questions, marking scheme are mentioned under the exam pattern. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) prescribes an official exam pattern of the CA Foundation 2021 exam. Before starting their preparation for the CA Foundation exam, candidates must check the exam pattern to have a better understanding.
Also check, CA Foundation sample papers and know the type of questions asked.
CA Foundation Exam Pattern 2021
Mode of exam
Online i.e. Computer-based exam
Frequency (twice in a year)
Level of CA Foundation exam
The CA Foundation exam has FOUR papers:
Duration of the question papers
Type of questions asked
Marks per question
100 questions, each paper will be of 100 marks (One mark each)
Medium of exam
English/Hindi except for Section (b) of paper 2 (which will be in English only)
In the CA Foundation Exam, students will be assessed as follows
*source: official CA brochure.
ICAI will release the CA Foundation 2021 admit card for the December session before the exams. Candidates were able to download the admit card in online mode from the official website. The CA Foundation admit card is available under the candidate's login.
CA Foundation admit card is an important document that must be downloaded by all candidates who will appear in the exam. Candidates who reach the exam centre without carrying a physical copy of the CA Foundation 2021 admit card are not allowed to enter in the exam centre. Complete details related to the CA Foundation exam 2021 are mentioned in the admit card.
How to Download the CA Foundation Admit Card?
- Visit the ICAI official website - icaiexam.icai.org
- Go to the tab “Login/Registration”
- Enter with your CA Foundation login credentials such as login id and password
- Click on the view admit card option
- Verify the details mentioned on admit card
- Download the admit card for future reference
Details Mentioned on the CA Foundation 2021 Admit card
- Candidate’s name
- Photograph and signature of the candidate
- Candidate’s registration number
- Exam centre details
- Reporting time
- Medium of the exam (English/Hindi)
- Candidate’s Address
- Exam day instructions
Along with the admit card of CA Foundation 2021, candidates must also carry any one government ID card and two passport size photographs.
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit card
- Phot identity proof
ICAI released the CA Foundation May session result in online mode. The result was released by ICAI on September 13, 2021. The CA Foundation 2021 May session exams were conducted from July 24 to 30 at various exam centres across India and abroad centres. The CA Foundation result cum scorecard will be released by ICAI on the official website i.e. - icaiexam.icai.org, caresults.icai.org and icai.nic.in.
Steps to check CA Foundation 2021 result
Step 1- Go to ICAI's official website
Step 2- Click on the option result
Step 3- Select "Foundation 2021" from the given options
Step 4- Enter your roll number and pin/ registration no. and captcha code
Step 5- CA Foundation 2021 result will appear on the screen
Step 6- Download and take a print out for future reference
Candidates can also receive the CA Foundation result through SMS facility or email. For details click here on CA Foundation result.
Details mentioned in CA Foundation Result 2021
- Name and roll number of the candidate
- Marks obtained in individual subjects (All four subjects)
- Maximum marks
- Minimum marks
- Passing status of the candidate
- Grand Total of four subjects
After result declaration, ICAI also released the pass percentage of CA Foundation exam. As per ICAI, candidates need to secure minimum 40% marks in each paper and an aggregate of 50% marks in all subjects to qualify for the next stage.
CA Foundation Pass percentage July 2021
Number of candidates appeared
Number of candidates passed
CA Foundation Pass percentage 2021 (Jan)
Number of candidates appeared
Number of candidates passed
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:When will the CA Foundation May 2021 exams be conducted?
CA Foundation exams 2021 for May session were conducted from July 24 to 30, 2021.
Question:Where can i register myself for CA Foundation exam?
You can register yourself for CA Foundation 2021 exam on the official website of ICAI under the e-services dashboard.
Question:What is the application fees for CA Foundation exams?
To register for CA Foundation 2021 exams, candidates have to pay Rs. 9200 in online mode.
Question:What is the last date to fill the CA Foundation application form for November 2021 exams?
The last date to register for the November session CA Foundation 2021 exams was July 2021.
Question:I have completed my class 10. Can I register for CA Foundation programme?
Yes, as per the eligibility criteria, candidates who have passed class 10 exams can provisionally register for CA Foundation exam 2021.
Question:How many papers are there in CA Foundation exam?
There are four papers in CA foundation exam-
- Principles & Practice of Accounting
- Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting
- Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics
- Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge
Question:Are official mock tests available for CA Foundation exams?
Yes, ICAI provides official mock test papers for CA Foundation exams. The mock test can be easily accessed on the official website of ICAI under the ICAI BoS Knowledge Portal.
Question:What is the exam pattern in CA Foundation course?
There are four papers in CA Foundation course. Paper 1 and 2 are subjective and Paper 3 and 4 are objective. For complete details check the CA Foundation exam pattern.
Question:When the CA Foundation 2021 result for May/ July session be declared?
ICAI released the CA Foundation result for May/ July session on September 13, 2021.
Question:What is the minimum passing marks of CA Foundation exam?
To pass the CA Foundation exam all candidates are required to secure minimum 40% marks in all papers and an aggregate of 50% in all papers. Check CA Foundation pass percentage for more details.
Question:Can i download the CA Foundation study material free of cost?
Yes, the study material provided by ICAI is available free of cost. The PDFs can be downloaded by any candidate from the official website of ICAI.
Question:What is the validity of CA Foundation registration?
CA Foundation registration is valid for a period of 3 years. Post this, candidates have to revalidate their registration.
Question:Do I need to submit hard copy of my CA Foundation registration to the regional office?
No, you do not need to submit hard copy of the CA Foundation application form.
Question:Does ICAI conducts any classes for students appearing in CA Foundation Examination?
Yes, free classes are conducted by ICAI for all candidates of CA Foundation level. For details, visit Institute’s BOS Knowledge Portal for announcements in this regard.
Questions related to CA Foundation Exam
i have completed my registration process but i couldnt login to my account. what should i do?
You must have received your login details through a mail when you first registered. Please go through the mail once as it can be that your application ID details can be there. And if you are sure that you have filled in the correct information, that is, your ID and password then in that case you may send an email addressing your problem or you may also call on the helpline provided on the official website. Make sure that your details are correct and if you have forgotten your password then you may click ok forgot password column if the option is available.
hello sir,I am completed my intermediate,in andhrapradesh open school society.can I eligigible to write ca foundation exam? but ap open school society board name not available in foundation registration form.how can apply that?
Hi, hope you are doing well!
The basic criteria for being eligible to enroll for CA Foundation is:
Candidate must have passed the class 12th or equivalent examination and be registered with the Board of Studies after appearing for class 12 or equivalent examinations. But, to appear for the CA Foundation exams, candidates must have passed the class 12th or equivalent exams from a state or central board of education.
If you are unable to find you School Name while filling in the form please contact the helpline number of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The contact details of ICAI support is written below:-
Email Id (SSP Support): firstname.lastname@example.org (mailto:email@example.com)
Contact no.- 01204648888
I have passed CA foundation exam in December 2021 , when is the last date for registration for CA intermediate May 2022 ?
ICAI CA intermediate course is open throughout the year for registration but you have to register yourself on or before the cutoff dates. The CA intermediate exams are held twice in a year that is in may and november.
Since you will be appearing for the exam in may 2022, the last date for registration is 1st september 2021 to be eligible for appearing in May 2022.
Hope this helps!
plz tell me that in 2020 may attempt for ca foundation is there any change in syllabus
Three chapters were removed from the CA foundation course. Chapter 2-unit 2-matrices, Chapter 13-unit 2-syllogism, and Chapter 19-unit 2-time series.
Hope this helps.
last date of november 2021 ca foundation exam
The last date for CA November 2021 exam registration was July 1st 2021. The application forms were available in the official website icai.org. Now you cannot apply for the CA foundation November exam. The registration fee for CA foundation course is Rs. 9000. Candidates have to register for the CA foundation course to be able to sit for the exam. The forms were available only in the online mode now the registrations are closed.