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Complete Guide for CA Foundation Exam- 2022 December

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Eligibility Criteria for CA Foundation

The CA Foundation exam, which is the first level of the CA course to become a certified chartered accountant, is around the corner. The Institute of chartered accountants of India conducts and regulates this exam. ICAI has opened the registration for the upcoming session of December 2022.

Students who have cleared the standard 12th exams are eligible to appear for the CA Foundation. A whole of four months of preparation time is given to the students after registration for the CA Foundation level. 

Read further to have more insights into the course details, exam pattern, CA Foundation Exam dates and exclusive tips for your exam preparation. 

CA Foundation Course Details:

Name of the Examination CA Foundation Exam
Conducting Body The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India(ICAI)
Exam Frequency Twice a year
Level of exam National level
Exam Mode Offline mode
Medium of appearing the exam English language
Application Mode Online mode 
Duration Three hours
CA Foundation course subjects
  • Principles and Practice of Accounting
  • Business laws and business correspondence & Reporting
  • Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics
  • Business Economics and Business and commercial knowledge. 
Criteria for Passing

Aggregate- 50%

Subject wise- 40%

CA Foundation Exam Pattern:

An Aspirant should be well informed about the exam pattern of any exam before even thinking to start their preparation. When it comes to the CA Foundation exam, the first two papers that are accounting and law are subjective while the other two, Mathematics and Economics are objective type with Multiple choice questions. As per the revised scheme of ICAI Foundation, negative marking of 0.25 shall be applied to the objective papers.

 A detailed and revised CA Foundation exam pattern has been updated by ICAI. It is advisable to follow the revised pattern by all the students before starting the CA Foundation exam preparation.

CA Foundation December 2022 Exam Dates

Important Events Dates
Last date for Registration 14 August 2022
Exam Form Dates  14th Oct- 4th Oct,2022
CA foundation exam form dates 14,16,18 and 20 December, 2022
Admit card date 14 days prior to the exam
Result dates February 2023

Study Preparation tips to crack the CA Foundation Exams:

If you are a student who is worried about the ICAI Foundation results, then the following steps are to be kept in mind before starting your preparation:

  • Proper strategy
  • Before sitting for the CA Foundation, be aware of the syllabus of CA Intermediate.
  • Keep practicing and solving previous year question papers by the ICAI.
  • Last but not the least, keep calm and do not doubt yourself. 

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