ICAI CA Foundation Course 2022 – Complete Guide

CA Foundation Course Details 2022:

CA Foundation as the name suggests is laying down basic inquisition in someone’s knowledge. The CA Foundation course is to understand accounting principles and implications of the study on various kinds of accounts.

With the change in foreign policy and disinvestment plans, the accountant is adhered to study on the standard of international levels. ICAI has been progressive in understanding the demand of the situation and revising the old course to an updated one. CA Foundation 2022 course was earlier known as CPT effected from September 2017.

The new CA foundation syllabus is considered to be more competitive and hard as compared to the old syllabus. The same tone is been set for all the exams of the CA course.

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Paper 1: CA Foundation Accounts
Paper 2: CA Foundation Law
Paper 3: CA Foundation Maths
Paper 4: CA Foundation Economics

In this article, you will get details about the CA Foundation course 2022 registration process, fees, and eligibility criteria.

Complete Guide of CA Foundation Course 2022:

DetailsMay 2022 ExamDecember 2021 Exam
Name of the courseCA FoundationCA Foundation
Total CA Foundation Fees 2022Rs 11,300 (CA Foundation May 2022 registration fees, examination fees, and others)Rs 11,300 (CA Foundation December 2021 registration fees, examination fees, and others)
Important dates to remember1st January 2022 (Last date to apply for May 2022 exams)16th August 2021 (Registration for CA Foundation December 2021 exams)
CA Foundation Exam Dates To be announcedIn December 2021 (Dates not announced)
CA Foundation Registration validityValid till Nov 2025Valid till Nov 2025
CA Foundation Eligibility criteriaAppeared in 12th examsAppeared in 12th exams
CA Foundation Course Subjects

1. Principle and basics of accounting.
2. Business law and business corresponding and recording
3. Business mathematics and logical reasoning and statistics
4. Business economics and business and commercial knowledge

 1. Principle and basics of accounting.

2. Business law and business corresponding and recording
3. Business mathematics and logical reasoning and statistics
4. Business economics and business and commercial knowledge

CA Foundation ResultJuly 2022 (Expected)February 2022 (Expected)
CA Foundation Cut off rate40 % marks in each subject or 50 % marks in aggregate40% marks in each subject or 50% marks in aggregate
CA Foundation Course Duration4 Months4 Months

CA Foundation 2022 Course Eligibility:

All the students who have appeared for the 12th examination are eligible for the chartered accountant foundation course. Although commerce stream students have the advantage in knowing the subject, students of science and arts stream are also eligible for the CA foundation exam and can apply with the same enthusiasm as they have the edge over commerce students because of their analytical approach.

CA Foundation course 2022 is the entry level exam to become a CA. Students after appearing in class 12th examination conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an examination recognized by the Central Government as equivalent there to can register for the foundation course exam.

If you are a graduate or postgraduate and are inclined to join this profession you are exempted from this level and can directly register at the intermediate level via ICAI CA Direct Entry Scheme.

CA Foundation Course 2022 Registration:

Important dates to remember:

If you are eligible for CA foundation registration you need to look for the dates to register for the course. The last date to register for the foundation course of May attempt is 1st January 2022. If you missed the date you can apply for the Nov exams on 1st July 2022. 

ICAI opens the CA Foundation registration twice a year and the exams are also held twice a year in the month of May and December. In 2022, CA foundation course exams are going to be held in the 3rd and 4th week of May and in November month. 

CA Foundation 2022 course aspiring candidates need to register themselves in January 2022 to appear for exams in the month of May 2022 and register in the month of July 2022 to appear for exams in the month of November 2022.

You can only register yourself online through ICAI official website for the CA foundation 2022 course. There is no offline registration procedure. You need to be careful while filing your basic details because of any correction after updating the levies cost.

Document Required for CA Foundation Course Registration 2022:

1. You need a passport size photograph.
2. Your 10th standard mark sheet and 12th Admit Card.

CA Foundation Course 2022 Registration Procedure:

CA foundation course online registration process is as follows:

1. Go on the ICAI website and on the student’s tab go to the course registration column.
2. Click on the registration form.
3. Click on new user
4. Fill in details like name age, date of birth gender, Aadhar card no, email id and phone number, and password
5. You will get OTP for verification of details
6. Once your basic details are verified, you are guided towards the next step
7. Your profile is created and now you are asked to fill in the pending details
8. After filling in the details you are asked to make a payment, which is registration fees and online foundation brochures fees. You should also avail of the optional facility of the journal for a student for having updated news related to the CA Foundation syllabus. The total amount is around 9800 which doesn’t include examination fees.
9. Master/Visa/Maestro Credit/Debit/Rupay/Net Banking details Card for  required for making an online payment
10. Once payment is made you get a PDF file mentioning your details and registration number
11. You need to take a print out  of this PDF file and paste the passport size photograph and sign it, if not attached earlier online,
12. Attach Documents along with the PDF  file and send it to the regional office center within 7 days of registration
13. You get a registration certificate within a month after the procedure.

CA Foundation Registration Fees 2022:

The total chartered accountant foundation course fees are about ₹10,900, where you need to pay ₹9,000 as CA Foundation registration fees at the time of course registration and ₹1,500 at the time of registering for the examination.

The subscription charges for journals are optional but we suggest you register for those journals as it will keep you updated with the chartered accountant foundation course and other study materials.

The student also enrolls for CA Foundation online coaching for preparing themselves for exams. The CA foundation course fees to such a coaching institute are approx.  ₹60,000 for a year and vary from institute to institute.

Table of CA Foundation Course Fee Structure 2022:

Fees for Foundation formRs 200 $ 20 
CA Foundation Registration FeesRs 9000 $ 700 
Subscription charges for members and students (optional)Rs 200 $ 20 
CA Foundation Examination feesRs 1500 $ 325 
Total fees for CA FoundationRs 10,900 $ 1065 

CA Foundation Registration Validity:

Once you have registered for this CA Foundation course your validity remains for 3 years. This means if you, unfortunately, fail to clear your CA foundation exam on the first attempt you can have 5 more attempts to clear exams without paying CA registration fees again.

Read the Article: CA Foundation Study Material 2022

How to prepare for CA Foundation May 2022 Exams?

You can register with our CA Foundation online classes where our expert faculties will guide you to pass the exam in first attempt. Along with our CA Foundation pendrive classes you have to follow the points mentioned below.

– Make a proper time table and stick to it.
– Allot required time to each subject.
– One should also read the study material provided by ICAI.
– Try to complete the syllabus one month before the exams so that you can revise the course at least 3-4 times.
– Solve mock test papers for quick revision.
– Solve previous year question paper to get the idea of exam pattern.

FAQs About CA Foundation Course 2022:

Q1: Can I apply for the CA foundation course after doing an MBA?

Ans: You are exempted from the CA foundation attempt. You can directly apply for CA Intermediate Course.

Q2: I am in 12th standard and have my exams on May, when can I register for  CA foundation?

Ans: You can register for the CA Foundation exam in the month of August to appear for exams in December.

Q3: Is it necessary to buy journals?

Ans No, it’s not. That’s the optional facility.

Q4: I am from Canada, can I too apply for the course?

Ans: Yes, you can. You need to submit nationality proof at the time of registration.

Q5: How much do I need to wait for my CA Foundation admit card 2022?

Ans: Your admit card is issued within 15 days of registration. If it takes more than 20 days, one should communicate at the registered office.

Q6: I have filled in the wrong details. What should I do?

Ans. ICAI has provided you, recheck window to change your details. It’s free for the first time. You can’t change your name, date of birth.

Q7: What is study time?

Ans: ICAI provides you mandatory preparation time between your registration and examination date. That preparation time is study time which is for 4 months.

Must Read: CA Foundation Study Plan 2022

Q8: Where to get CA online coaching?

Ans. Students are advised to join the CA online classes conducted by MCC. 

Hope this article is articulated well enough to have a brief understanding of the complete CA Foundation course 2022.

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