Courses

phoenix ecu campus-courses

Chartered Accountancy(CA)

The Chartered Accountancy qualification equips professionals with the right blend of practice and principles, which gives them a benefit over their counterparts and allows them to add value to a business from their first day in the job.

Course Details

A person can apply for membership either by passing all three levels of examinations prescribed by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completing three years of practical training or by availing themselves of exemptions under mutual recognition agreements (MRAs).
The level of courses are: CA FOUNDATION, CA INTERMEDIATE, CA FINAL.

DETAILS

Foundation Course is the entry level for Chartered Accountancy Course. 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 thereto, can register for Foundation Course. Students can appear in the Foundation Examination after qualifying the senior secondary (10+2) examination conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an examination recognized by the Central Government as equivalent thereto. Students after registration to the course are required to complete a minimum of 4 months study period from the date of registration in order to be eligible to appear in the Foundation Examination, i.e., students registered on or before 30th June/ 31st December will be eligible to appear in November/ May examination, as the case may be.

Eligibility

Students who are Graduates/ Post Graduates with prescribed percentage marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) or Intermediate level examination passed students of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India or The Institute of Company Secretaries of India are exempted from passing Foundation Course. Such students on fulfilling the requirements can register directly to free poker online.
.

Exam Details

Foundation Course comprises of four papers, out of which two are subjective and two are objective type. Negative marking for choosing wrong options is there in objective papers.

Foundation Examinations are held twice a year in the months of May and November. Examination Department issues notifications/announcements regarding conduct of Foundation Examination on Institute’s website www.icai.org/Newspapers. The said notification contains the proposed Examination Centers, in India and abroad. After getting registered for Foundation Course, students are also required to fill in separate application form for appearing in Foundation Examination.

Foundation Course registration is valid for 3 years and can be re-validation any number of times for further 3 years period by paying re-validation fee of Rs. 300/- or as decided by the Council from time to time.

Subjects covered in Foundation Course

Paper 1 Principles and Practice of Accounting (100 Marks)
Paper 2 Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting (100 Marks)
Section A Business Law (60 Marks)
Section B Business Correspondence and Reporting (40 Marks)
Paper 3 Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics (100 Marks)
Part I Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks)
Part II Statistics (40 Marks)
Paper 4 Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge (100 Marks)
Part I Business Economics (60 Marks)
Part II Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

Paper-3 and Paper-4 are objective type papers with negative marking.

The Board of Studies issues comprehensive study materials covering all four subjects.

Passing criteria in Foundation Examination

A Foundation Course candidate shall be declared to have passed the examination if he/ she obtains at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all the papers, subject to the principle of negative marking.

Exam Details

This is the first stage of the Chartered Accountancy curriculum wherein only working knowledge of core and allied subjects to accountancy profession is covered, while at the Final course, advanced application knowledge of core and allied subjects to accountancy profession has been intended to be inculcated. The unique feature of the entire theoretical education of the Chartered Accountancy curriculum is the supportive and complementary practical training. A student would undergo theoretical education and three years of practical training compulsorily during the course of Chartered Accountancy. This balanced approach will help the students to appreciate the underlying practical applications of the theoretical education scheme.

In order to develop a strong theoretical base, students of Intermediate Course, who have registered through Foundation Course route or Intermediate level examination passed students of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India or The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, are required to undergo eight months study course before appearing for the first time in the Intermediate Examination. Since proper understanding of the modern world necessitates knowledge of present day technology and skills, students are imparted Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) before joining for the practical training. It is to be noted that such students can join practical training only after passing either or both Groups of Intermediate Course.

Candidates who are Graduates/ Post Graduates in Commerce having secured in aggregate a minimum of 55% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including open University) by studying any three papers carrying a minimum of 50 marks in a semester/year and cumulatively 100 or more marks over the entire duration of the concerned course out of Accounting, Auditing, Mercantile Laws, Corporate Laws, Economics, Management (including Financial Management), Taxation (including Direct Tax Laws and Indirect Tax Laws), Costing, Business Administration or Management Accounting or similar to the title of these papers with different nomenclatures or other than those falling under Commerce stream having secured in aggregate a minimum of 60% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) are exempted from qualifying Foundation and are eligible for straight away registration to Intermediate Course and undergo ICITSS. They can register for practical training after completing ICITSS and need not wait for clearing any group of Intermediate Examination. They are eligible to appear in the Intermediate Examination after completion of nine months of practical training.

Students who are pursuing the Final year Graduation Course can also register for the Intermediate Course on provisional basis and such students’ registration would be regularized and they can commence practical training only on submission of satisfactory proof of having passed the Graduation examination with the specified percentage of marks within six months from the date of appearance in the final year Graduation examination. During the provisional registration period, a student can undergo and complete ICITSS. If such student fails to produce the proof within the aforesaid period, his provisional registration shall stand cancelled and the registration and other fees, as the case may be, paid by him shall not be refunded/ adjusted and no credit shall be given for the theoretical education undergone.

Intermediate Course registration is valid for 4 years and can be re-validated any number of times for further 4 years period by paying re-validation fee of Rs.400/- or as decided by the Council from time to time.

Subjects covered in Intermediate Course

GROUP 1

100 Marks each paper
  • 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)

GROUP 2

100 Marks each paper
  • 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)

The subjects of Intermediate Course are classified into two groups which a student can study and appear in the examination group-wise or both the groups together.

Eligibility

This is the last stage of the Chartered Accountancy curriculum. The unique feature of the entire theoretical education of the Chartered Accountancy curriculum is the supportive and complementary practical training. A student would undergo theoretical education and three years of practical training compulsorily during the course of Chartered Accountancy. This balanced approach helps the students to appreciate the underlying practical applications of the theoretical education scheme

Students after qualifying both the groups of Intermediate Examination are eligible to register for Final Course and would be allowed to appear in Final Examination during last six months of practical training after successful completion of Four Weeks Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS).

In order to develop a strong base for Information Technology and soft skills to prepare the students for corporate world, students of Final Course are imparted AICITSS during the last two years ofthe practical training but before appearing for Final Examination.The students will be tested on Advanced Information Technology (AICITSS) through online test paper/ OMR Test Paper conducted by the Examination Department which they would be required to qualify with the requisite grades to be eligible to appear for Final Examination.

For enabling students to acquire specialization in a particular field, one elective paper has been introduced in the curriculum of Final Course. The students can choose a paper out of Risk Management, Financial Services & Capital Markets, International Taxation, Economic Laws, Global Financial Reporting Standards and Multi-disciplinary Case Study.

Final Course registration is valid for 5 years and can be re-validated any number of times for further 5 years period by paying re-validation fee of Rs. 500/- or as decided by the Council from time to time

Subjects covered in Final Course

GROUP 1

100 Marks each paper
  • Paper 1      : Financial Reporting (100 Marks)
  • Paper 2     : Strategic Financial Management (100 Marks)
  • Paper 3     : Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (100 Marks)
  • Paper4      : Corporate and Economic Laws (100 Marks)
  • Part I         : Corporate Laws (70 Marks)
  • Part II        : Economic Laws (30 Marks)

GROUP 2

100 Marks each paper
  • 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).
  • Section A     : Central Excise (25 marks)
  • Section B    : Service Tax (50 marks)
  • Section C    : Customs & Foreign Trade Policy (25 marks)

The subjects of Final Course are classified into two groups which a student can study and appear in the examination group-wise or both the groups together.