The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India has released the list of all the CA course subjects that an aspirant need to study while preparing for the different levels of CA examinations. If you wish to be a Chartered Accountant you need to follow the official syllabus provided by the ICAI. Don’t forget to enroll yourself in a good CA coaching institute like MCC for expert guidance under which you clear all the levels of CA examinations without a difficulty in the first attempt. Scroll down to know more about CA subjects 2020.
CA Foundation Course Subjects:
The exam for CA foundation is held twice a year – once in the month of May and second in the month of December. CA Foundation is the entrance door to get started in the field of Chartered Accountancy. CA Foundation subjects is divided into four papers. Each paper carries 100 marks. Paper 1 and Paper 2 are subjective while Paper 3 and Paper 4 are objective type. The objective papers will also have negative marking and 1/4th of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. The paper can be given via English or Hindi medium in an offline mode. The students appearing in CA exams must score a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and an aggregate of 50% in total to pass the CA Foundation exam.
Here is the list of CA foundation course subjects you need to study.
Paper 1: Principles and Practice of Accounting
Paper 2: Business Laws and Business Correspondence
- a) Business Laws
- b) Business Correspondence and Reporting
Paper 3: Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics
- a) Business Mathematics
- b) Logical Reasoning
- c) Statistics
Paper 4: Business Economics and Business & Commercial Knowledge
- a) Business Economics
- b) Business and Commercial Knowledge
Download – CA foundation syllabus 2020
CA Intermediate Course Subjects:
CA Intermediate is the second level to become a qualified Chartered accountant. The CA Intermediate subjects are divided into two groups. Each group consists of four papers.
1) For clearing both groups simultaneously, it is necessary for a student to –
a) Secure at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper of each of the groups and minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of all the papers of both the groups; or
b) Secure at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper of both the groups and minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of all the papers of both the groups taken together
2) If the student is opting to appear in one group at a time then –
a) he/she will be declared passed in a group when they secure at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper of that group and with that a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of all the papers of that group.
After clarifying the CA Intermediate exams, students are also required to take a four weeks integrated course on information technology and soft skills (ICITSS) before joining the practical training/articleship under a CA. It is to be noted that students can join practical training only after passing either or both Groups of CA Intermediate Course subjects.
The list of CA intermediate subjects that a student needs to study for CA Intermediate exams –
Paper-1: Accounting (100 Marks)
Paper-2: Corporate Laws & Other Laws (100 Marks)
Part I: Company Law (60 Marks)
Part II: Other Laws (40 Marks)
Paper-3: Cost and Management Accounting (100 Marks)
Paper-4: Taxation (100 Marks)
Section A: Income-Tax Law (60 Marks)
Section B: Indirect Taxes (40 Marks)
Paper-5: Advanced Accounting (100 Marks)
Paper-6: Auditing and Assurance (100 Marks)
Paper-7: Enterprise Information Systems & Strategic Management (100 Marks)
Section A: Enterprise Information Systems (50 Marks)
Section B: Strategic Management (50 Marks)
Paper-8: Financial Management & Economics for Finance (100 Marks)
Section A: Financial Management (60 Marks)
Section B: Economics for Finance (40 Marks)
Download – CA Intermediate syllabus 2020
CA Final Course Subjects:
Now that you have cleared all the hurdles in your way, this is the last level in the course of Chartered Accountancy that you need to clear for adding that prefix of CA before your name. CA final subjects are categorized into two groups consisting four papers in each group.
The list of CA final course subjects that you need to study for final examinations are as follows-
Paper 1: Financial Reporting [100 Marks]
Paper 2: Strategic Financial Management [100 Marks]
Paper 3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics [100 Marks]
Paper 4: Corporate and Allied Laws [100 Marks]
Section A: Company Law [70 Marks]
Section B: Allied Laws [30 Marks]
Paper 5: Advanced Management Accounting [100 Marks]
Paper 6: Information systems Control and Audit [100 Marks]
Paper 7: Direct Tax Laws [100 Marks]
Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws [100 Marks]
A: Central Excise [40 Marks]
B: Service Tax & VAT [40 Marks]
C: Customs [20 Marks]
Download – CA Final syllabus 2020
Students as now you know the CA course subjects for all the levels so you must start the preparations seriously. We wish you all the very best for your upcoming CA exams.