About CA-New Pattern


The Committee for Review of Education and Training (CRET) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) had formulated a New Proposed Scheme of Education and Training  in lines with International Education Standards issued by International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) after considering the inpurts from various stakeholders. To know more details about CA Foundation course  click here.

The Revised Scheme of Education and Training for CHartered Accountancy course will come into effect from 1st July, 2017.  FAQs on Revised Scheme of Education and Training for CA Course. 


 

Admission to CA Foundation

Admission to CA Foundation : Nov Attempt

March     April     May     June     July    August    Sept     Oct     Nov
          Take Admission     Preparation     Appear in Exam

 

Admission to CA Foundation : May Attempt

Dec     Jan    Feb    March    April     May     Jun     July     Aug
Take Admission     Preparation     Appear in Exam      

 

 CA Foundation course syllabus :

 

 

 

Executive Summary of Revised Scheme of Education and Training

Steps under Route I - Foundation Course Route

• Register with Board of Studies (BoS) after appearing in Class XII examination so as to complete four months study period (i.e. register till 30th June / 31st Dec. for November/May Examination).

• Qualify Class XII examination (if not done earlier)

• Appear for Foundation examination in November/May.

• Qualify Foundation Course.

• Register with the BoS for the Intermediate Course.

• Complete 8 months of study course.

• Appear and Pass in either or both Groups of Intermediate Course.

• Successfully complete Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) anytime after registering for Intermediate Course but before commencement of the Practical Training.

• Register for three years Practical Training on passing either or both the Groups of Intermediate Course.

• Register for the Final Course after qualifying both the Groups of Intermediate Course.

• Successfully complete Four Weeks Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) during the last two years of Practical Training but before appearing for Final Examination.

• Appear in Final examination during last six months of practical training.

• Complete Practical Training

• Qualify both groups of Final Course.

• Become Member.

 

Route II - Direct Entry Route

The ICAI allows the following students to enter directly to its Intermediate Course:

A. Commerce Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 55% marks) or Other Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 60% marks) and

B. Intermediate level passed students of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India

 

A. Steps for eligible Graduates and Post Graduates:

• Register with the BOS for the Intermediate course (provisional registration allowed to the students doing Final year of graduation).

• Successfully complete Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) before commencement of the Practical Training.

• Register for Three Years Practical Training.

• Appear in Intermediate Examination after Nine months of Practical Training.

• Qualify Intermediate Course.

• Register for the Final Course after qualifying both Groups of Intermediate Course.

• Successfully complete Four Weeks Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) during the last two years of Practical Training but before appearing for Final Examination.

• Appear in Final examination during last six months of practical training.

• Complete Practical Training.

• Qualify both groups of Final Course.

• Become Member

 

B. Steps for eligible students who have passed Intermediate level examination of Institute of Company Secretaries of India or Institute of Cost Accountants of India:

• Register with the BoS for the Intermediate Course.

• Complete 8 months of study course.

• Appear and Pass in either or both Groups of Intermediate Course.

• Successfully complete Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) anytime after registering for Intermediate Course but before commencement of the Practical Training.

• Register for Three years Practical Training on passing either or both the Groups of Intermediate Course.

• Register for the Final Course after qualifying both the Groups of Intermediate Course.

• Successfully complete Four Weeks Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) during the last two years of Practical Training but before appearing for Final Examination.

• Appear in Final examination during last six months of practical training.

• Complete Practical Training

• Qualify both groups of Final Course.

• Become Member.

 

Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) (in replacement of Orientation Course & Information Technology Training)

Duration: 4 weeks (2 weeks for soft skills and 2 weeks for IT)

When to complete: Students registering for the Intermediate course shall be required to successfully complete ICITSS before commencement of practical training.

 

Practical Training

•Duration of Practical Training: Three Years

•Commences after completing Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) and passing either or both groups of Intermediate. •For direct entrants coming through Graduation and Post Graduation route, the practical training commences immediately after they complete four weeks ICITSS.

• For direct entrants who have passed Intermediate level examination of Institute of Company Secretaries of India or Institute of Cost Accountants of India, the practical training commences immediately after completing Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) and passing either or both groups of Intermediate.

 

Advance Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) (in replacement of General Management and Communication Skills(GMCS) & Advanced Information Technology Training)

Duration: 4 weeks (2 weeks for soft skills and 2 weeks for Advance IT)

When to complete: Students undergoing Practical training shall be required to do AICITSS during the last 2 years of Practical training but to successfully complete the same before being eligible to appear in the Final Examination.

The students will be tested on “Information System Risk Management and Audit” under AICITSS. The students would be tested through online test paper/ OMR Test Paper conducted by the examination department which they would be required to qualify to be eligible to appear for Final Examination.