CA Foundation Study Material for 2020 Download (PDF)

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Every year ICAI publishes modules that have detail information about the topic covered in the various CA Foundation subjects. Students can free download the ICAI latest CA Foundation Study Material for May 2020 foundation exams from this article.

You may also wonder Is there any other way to get Study Material of CA Foundation Course 2020? Yes, you can. You can get the hard copies from the ICAI centers nearby.

But the easiest way to download CA Foundation study material is from this article.

Why do I need to read these modules?

ICAI release these modules for helping students in CA foundation preparation for exams. It is not necessary to release the modules every year, but whenever a new course or content is introduced ICAI provides study material for the CA foundation 2020 pdf format on their website.

This year ICAI had released the list of the edition to be studied in context with the syllabus. The table below showing study material edition month-wise:

SubjectsEdition Month and Year
1)Principle and practice of accounting(s)Updated April 2018
2) (a)Business laws(s)
     (b) Correspondence and reporting(s)
July 2017
July 2017
3) Business mathematics and logical reasoning & Statistics (o)Updated April 2018
4) (a) Business economics(o)
    (b) Business and commercial knowledge (o)
July 2017
A new edition released in Nov 2018

Along with these CA Foundation Study Material Modules, we also provide CA Foundation mock test papers, CA foundation model question papers. The student should practice lots of such papers throughout the year.

You can also download the study material in the Hindi language.

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Initial Pages
Chapter 1: Theoretical Framework
Unit 1: Meaning and Scope of Accounting
Unit 2: Accounting Concepts, Principles And Conventions
Unit 3: Accounting Terminology – Glossary
Unit 4: Capital And Revenue Expenditures and Receipts
Unit 5: Contingent Assets and Contingent Liabilities
Unit 6: Accounting Policies
Unit 7: Accounting as a Measurement Discipline – Valuation Principles, Accounting Estimates
Unit 8: Accounting Standards
Unit 9: Indian Accounting Standards
Chapter 2: Accounting Process
Unit 1: Basic Accounting Procedures – Journal Entries
Unit 2: Ledgers
Unit 3: Trial Balance
Unit 4: Subsidiary Books
Unit 5: Cash Book
Unit 6: Rectification of Errors
Chapter 3: Bank Reconciliation Statement
Chapter 4: Inventories
Chapter 5: Concept and Accounting of Depreciation
Chapter 6: Accounting for Special Transactions
Unit 1: Bill Of Exchange and Promissory Notes
Unit 2: Sale of Goods on Approval or Return Basis
Unit 3: Consignment
Unit 4: Joint Ventures
Unit 5: Royalty Accounts
Unit 6: Average Due Date
Unit 7: Account Current

Initial Pages
Chapter 7: Preparation of Final Accounts of Sole Proprietors
Unit 1: Final Accounts of Non-Manufacturing Entities
Unit 2: Final Accounts of Manufacturing Entities
Chapter 8: Partnership Accounts
Unit 1: Introduction to Partnership Accounts
Unit 2: Treatment of Goodwill in Partnership Accounts
Unit 3: Admission of a New Partner
Unit 4: Retirement of a Partner
Unit 5: Death of a Partner
Chapter 9: Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations
Chapter 10: Company Accounts
Unit 1: Introduction to Company Accounts
Unit 2: Issue, Forfeiture and Re-Issue of Shares
Unit 3: Issue of Debentures
Chapter 11: Basic Accounting Ratios
Hindi Medium

Corrigendum study material, whenever any correction is done in an already published module, ICAI publishes corrigendum mentioning all the corrections.


Paper 2: Sec-A: CA Foundation Law study material

Paper-2: Sec-B: Business Correspondence and Reporting



Paper-4: Part-I: CA Foundation Economics (Business Economics)

Paper-4 Part-II: Business and Commercial Knowledge

Initial Pages
Chapter 1: Introduction to Business & BCK
Chapter 2: Business Environment
Chapter 3: Business Organizations
Chapter 4: Government Policies for Business Growth
Chapter 5: Organizations Facilitating Business
Chapter 6: Common Business Terminologies

It is suggested to the student to refer to these modules while preparing for exams.

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