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CA Foundation Course Details

The CA foundation course is a basic course designed for students who wish to pursue Chartered Accountancy (CA). It is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The course consists of four subjects – Principles and Practices of Accounting, Mercantile Law, General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude. The course is essential for anyone who wishes to become a qualified chartered accountant.

Eligibility12th Appearing or Pass
MediumEnglish Medium Only
Course Duration5-6 Months
Course Material English books as per the medium of students
Classes at

Emperor Research Foundation

Registered under Tamil Nadu Societies (Amendment) Act, 2013; BK-IV/6/2023

No.76 B. Second Floor, Nellukara Street,

Annai Indra Gandhi Salai, Kanchipuram District– 631502|

CA Intermediate Eligibility Criteria 2024

If you want to register for the CA Intermediate course, two options are available. First, you can go through the CA Foundation course. Second, you can take the direct entry route after completing your graduation, postgraduation, or a specific professional degree programme. CA Intermediate eligibility criteria are released by the ICAI official website every year for both sessions, i.e., May and November. The CA intermediate eligibility criteria highlights are given in the table below.

CA Intermediate Eligibility Criteria 2024 Highlights
Exam NameCA Intermediate Exam
Exam conducting bodyInstitute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Mode of exam  Pen and Paper-based
Frequency  Twice a year
Level of exam  National level
No. of Papers6
Exam Duration3 hours
Medium of Exam  English/ Hindi

CA Final Eligibility Criteria 2024

Before you register for the CA Final exam 2024, it’s important to ensure you meet the CA eligibility requirements set by ICAI. Here are the main things you need to meet before applying:

  • Pass all the papers in Group 1 and Group 2 in one attempt, with at least 40% in each paper and 50% overall.
  • Complete the Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) after registering for the Intermediate course but before starting Practical Training (PT).
  • Undergo a two-year Practical Training (PT) as per the new regulations, instead of three years as it was previously.
  • Complete the Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) before appearing for the CA Final exam, as specified by ICAI.
  • Finish self-paced online learning modules with at least 50% marks after completing the CA Intermediate exam but before taking the CA Final exam.