CA Foundation Study Material Download for May 2019 (PDF)

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Download ICAI Applicable CA Foundation Study Material for May 2019 CA Foundation Exams

Every year ICAI publish modules which have detail information about the topic covered in the various subject of the CA Foundation course.

Students can free download  ICAI applicable CA Foundation Study Material for May 2019 Foundation Exams from this article.

You may also wonder Is there any other way to get Study Material of CA Foundation?

Yes, you can. You can get the hard copies from the ICAI centres nearby.

 But the easiest way to download 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 new course or content is introduced ICAI provide
study material for CA foundation in pdf format on their website.

This year ICAI had release the list of the edition to be studied in context with the syllabus.

The table is given below.

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

Along with these CA Foundation Study Material Modules, ICAI also provides Mock test paper, Sample paper and Revision Test paper on their website. The student should practice lots of such papers throughout the year.

Modules according to the syllabus of May 2019 Foundation exams :

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 to Study material the mistake Whenever any correction is done in an already published module, ICAI publishes corrigendum mentioning all the correction.


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

Initial Pages
Chapter 1: The Indian Contract Act, 1872
Unit 1: Nature of Contracts
Unit 2: Consideration
Unit 3: Other Essential Elements of a Contract
Unit 4: Performance of Contract
Unit 5: Breach of Contract and its Remedies
Unit 6: Contingent and Quasi Contracts
Chapter 2: The Sale of Goods Act, 1930
Unit 1: Formation of the Contract of Sale
Unit 2: Conditions & Warranties
Unit 3: Transfer of Ownership and Delivery of Goods
Unit 4: Unpaid Seller
Chapter 3: The Indian Partnership Act, 1932
Unit 1: General Nature of a Partnership
Unit 2: Relations of Partners
Unit 3: Registration and Dissolution of a Firm
Chapter 4: The Limited Liability Partnership
Chapter 5: The Companies Act, 2013

Hindi Medium

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

Initial Pages
Chapter 1: Communication
Chapter 2: Sentence Types and Direct-Indirect, Active-Passive Speech
Chapter 3: Vocabulary
Chapter 4: Comprehension Passages
Chapter 5: Note Making
Chapter 6: Introduction to Basics of Writing
Chapter 7: Precis Writing
Chapter 8: Article Writing
Chapter 9: Report Writing
Chapter 10: Writing Formal Letters and Official Communication
Part I: Formal Letters
Part II: Official Communication
Chapter 11: Writing Formal Mails
Chapter 12: Resume Writing
Chapter 13: Meeting

Corrigendum to Study Material ICAI has also provided corrigendum to the study material edition July 2017


Initial Pages
Part-A: Business Mathematics
Chapter 1: Ratio and Proportion, Indices, Logarithms
Chapter 2: Equations and Matrices
Unit I: Equations
Unit II: Matrices
Chapter 3: Linear Inequalities
Chapter 4: Time Value of Money
Chapter 5: Basic Concepts of Permutations and Combinations
Chapter 6: Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions
Chapter 7: Sets, Functions and Relations
Chapter 8: Basic Concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus
(A) Differential Calculus
(B) Integral Calculus
Part-B: Logical Reasoning
Chapter 9: Number Series, Coding and Decoding and Odd Man Out
Chapter 10: Direction Tests
Chapter 11: Seating Arrangements
Chapter 12: Blood Relations
Chapter 13: Syllogism
Part-C: Statistics
Chapter 14: Statistical Description of Data
Chapter 15: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
Unit I: Measures of Central Tendenc
Unit II: Dispersion
Chapter 16 : Probability
Chapter 17: Theoretical Distributions
Chapter 18: Correlation And Regression
Chapter 19: Index Number and Time Series
Unit I: Index Numbers
Unit II: Time Series

Hindi Medium


Paper-4: Part-I: Business Economics

Initial Pages
Chapter 1: Nature & Scope of Business Economics
Unit I: Introduction
Unit II: Basic Problems of an Economy & Role of Price Mechanism
Chapter 2: Theory of Demand and Supply
Unit I: Law of Demand and Elasticity of Demand
Unit II: Theory of Consumer Behaviour
Unit III: Supply
Chapter 3: Theory of Production and Cost
Unit I: Theory of Production
Unit II: Theory of Cost
Chapter 4: Meaning and Types of Markets
Unit I: Meaning and Types of Markets
Unit II: Determination of Prices
Unit III: Price-Output Determination under Different Market Forms
Chapter 5: Business Cycles

Self-Examination Questions
Hindi Medium

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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