ICAI CA Foundation Syllabus for May 2022 in PDF

If you are searching for CA foundation syllabus 2022 for May and November exams then you are on the right page. Here students can download the CA foundation syllabus for May and November exam in pdf format. As you know, December exams are conducted successfully from the ICAI board and now students can register for CA foundation May exams 2022. CA foundation is the first entry level exam so you need to be very focused on your studies to clear this exam in your very first attempt.

Candidates who are appearing for the exam should go through the latest syllabus released by ICAI. As we know, CA foundation exam conducted twice every year in the month of May and November. So, to start your preparation refer CA foundation syllabus pdf for May 2022. CA Foundation exam consist of four papers. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of CA foundation subjects before starting their preparation for the exam. 

CA Foundation May Exam Dates 2022: In the Second week of May 2022 (Tentative Dates)

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Students those you are appearing for the CA foundation exam must go through this article. Before you start preparing for the exams it is important to go through CA Foundation syllabus 2022 released by ICAI. Click on the download link given below to get the detailed description on each subjects of CA Foundation chapter-wise.

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Before going further into the detailed discussion about CA foundation 2022 syllabus. Students here for downloading CA foundation syllabus in pdf format can get it from below given table:

CA Foundation Course Subjects 2022 with Marks Distribution: 

PapersCA Foundation SubjectsMarks Distribution
Paper 1Principles and Practices of Accounting100 Marks
Paper 2Business Laws and Business Correspondence and reporting

1. Business Laws

2. Business Correspondence and Reporting

100 Marks

(60 Marks)

(40 Marks)

Paper 3

Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning and Statistics

1. Business Mathematics

2. Logical Reasoning

3. Statistics

100 Marks

(40 Marks)

(20 Marks)

(40 Marks)

Paper 4

Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge

Section A: Business Economics

Section B: Business and Commercial Knowledge

100 Marks

(60 Marks)

(40 Marks)

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Paper 1 : Principles and Practice of Accounting

(One paper – Three hours – 100 Marks)

Objective: To develop an understanding of the basic concepts and principles of Accounting and  acquire the ability to apply the same in preparing financial statements and simple problem solving.

ChapterTopic Names
1Theoretical Framework
2Accounting Process
3Bank Reconciliation Statement
5Concept and Accounting of Depreciation
6Accounting for Special Transactions
7Final Accounts of Sole Proprietors
8Partnership Accounts
9Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations
10Introduction to Company Accounts

Paper 2 : Business Laws and Business Correspondence and Reporting

(One paper – Three hours – 100 Marks)

Section A: Business Laws (60 marks)

Objective: To develop an understanding of significant provisions of select business laws and acquire the ability to address basic application-oriented issues.

This paper consist of 2 sections: 
Section A: Business Law (60 Marks)
Section B: Business Correspondence and Reporting Syllabus (40 Marks)

ChapterTopic Names
1The Indian Contract Act, 1872
2The Sale of Goods Act, 1930
3The Indian Partnership Act, 1932
4The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
5The Companies Act, 2013

Section B : Business Correspondence and Reporting (Marks 40)

Objective: To acquire and develop good communication skills requisite for business correspondence and reporting.

Part/SectionTopic Names
Part – I: Communication1. Communication
Part – II: Sentence Types and Word Power

2. Sentence Types (Direct-Indirect, Active -Passive Speech)
3. Vocabulary Root Words, Synonyms, Antonyms, Prefixes, Suffixes), Phrasal verbs, Collocations and Idioms.

Part – III: Comprehension Passages and Note Making
4. Comprehension Passages
5. Note Making

Part – IV: Developing Writing Skills

6. Introduction to Basic Writing
7. Précis Writing
8. Article Writing
9. Report Writing
10. Writing Formal Letters
11. Writing Formal Mails
12. Resume Writing
13. Meetings

Paper 3: Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics

(One paper – Three hours – 100 Marks)


  • To develop an understanding of the basic mathematical and statistical tools and their application in Business, Finance and
  • To develop logical reasoning skills and apply the same in simple problem

Part A. Business Mathematics (40 Marks)

S.NoTopic Names
1Ratio and Proportion, Indices and Logarithms
2Equations and Matrices
3Linear Inequalities with Objective Functions and Optimization w.r.t. objective function
4Time value of Money
5Permutations and Combinations
6Sequence and Series
7Sets, Relations, and Functions
8Sets, Relations, and Functions

Part B: Logical Reasoning (20 Marks)

S.NoTopic Names
1Number Series, Coding and Decoding and the odd man out
2Direction Tests
3Seating Arrangements
4Blood Relations

Part – C: Statistics (40 Marks)

S.NoTopic Names
1The statistical description of Data
2Measures of Central tendency and Dispersion
4Theoretical Distributions
5Correlation and Regression
6Index Numbers and Time Series

Paper 4 : Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge

(One paper – Three hours – 100 Marks)

Part 1 : Business Economics (60 Marks)

Objective: To develop an understanding of the concepts and theories in Business Economics and apply such concepts and theories in simple problem solving.

S.NoTopic Names
1Introduction to Business Economics
2Theory of Demand and Supply
3Theory of Production and Cost
4Price Determination in Different Markets
5Business Cycles

Part II : Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks):

Objective: To develop an understanding of common business and commercial concepts and to keep abreast with developments in the business and commercial world.

S.NoTopic Names
1Business and Commercial Knowledge – An Introduction
2Business Environment
3Business Organizations
4Government Policies for Business Growth
5Organizations Facilitating Business
6Common Business Terminologies

Updated CA Foundation Syllabus 2022 for May Exams:

Students preparing for CA foundation exam should go through the exam pattern and syllabus of CA foundation. This will help you in preparing for the exam, ICAI will conduct the exams in the second week of May 2022. As this is the right time to start your preparations for the upcoming CA foundation May 2022 examination. We wish you all the very best luck with your preparations. 

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FAQS for CA Foundation Syllabus (May) 2022:

Q: How many subjects are there in CA Foundation course?

A: There are four subjects in CA foundation – 2 subjective and 2 objective.

Q: Should I study from ICAI CA Foundation study material?

A: No, language of ICAI study material is quite complicated. Our experts prepared a study material for CA foundation by keeping the updated CA foundation syllabus in mind.

Q: Is there any negative marking in CA Foundation exams?

A: Yes. For every wrong answer 1/4th marks will be deducted from the overall marks.

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