CA Course Details – Fees, Registration, Eligibility, Duration, Syllabus, etc

Many students are searching about ca course details and asking questions like “how to become a chartered accountant, ca course how many years, Chartered Accountant information” etc. Here we are giving full chartered accountant course details. We also gave CMA Course Details and CS Course Details in the previous post see those posts also. Full CaCourseDetails like eligibility, structure, fee, ca course duration, chartered accountant syllabus and other details.

CA Course Syllabus in CPT, IPCC and Final will be provided. Below is the detailed explanation save this as ca course details pdf for quick reference. After reading this post you will get a good understanding of how to become a chartered accountant. If you want more information to your questions to read the comments below to this post for answers given by other experts and students.

ca course details like duration, exams, syllabus, registration, etc

See CA Course Details Below:

Chartered accountancy is the full form of “CA”. See the Chartered Accountant course details like ca course structure and eligibility and more below. Also See: CS Course DetailsICWA Course Details

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CA Course Eligibility

After passing the 10th class or any course equal to that which is recognized student can apply for Common Proficiency Course (cpc). After 10+2 qualifying student needs to qualify for CPT exam. After CPT IPCC, Article ship/ Training under a Practicing C.A will be for 3 years and CA Final is there. This is like four stage procedure.

Details About CA Course Eligibility Information

  • For CPT 10+2 qualification is needed.
  • Integrated Professional Competence Examination candidate has to qualify in cpt.
  • Graduate/post graduates in commerce with 55%, other graduates or post graduates with 60% can also apply.

Integrated Professional Competence Course Examination Eligibility

Students who are qualified in cpt, graduate/post graduates in commerce with 55%, other graduates or post graduates with 60% can apply. The candidate has to register 9 months before the exam. After that student has to complete 100 hours of Information Technology Training.

CA Course Requirements

Below is the procedure to become a chartered accountant. They are

  1. Common Proficiency Test
  2. Integrated Professional Competence Course
  3. Three years Article ship / Training under a Practicing Chartered Accountant
  4. CA Final

Below is the detailed and simply understandable explanation and procedure to become a ca.

CPT Registration Online:

After passing 10th everyone is searching for ca course information. Here Registration for cpt course is important. 60 days before the first day of the month in which exam takes place. This time is important for common proficiency test online registration.

Also, see – How to Make Demand Draft Online

CA Registration (Chartered Accountant registration)
Chartered Accountant registration

Appear CPT Exam

A student can appear for chartered accountant course after 12th by registering and appearing for CPT. Student needs to wait at least 60 days after cpt registration. Students are eligible to appear the June/December exams if they registered before 1st April or 1st october.

IPCC Registration

Candidate can register for IPCC after passing 10+2 and CPT exam. They need to register before 9months to the first day of the month exam is held.

ITT and Orientation

Complete 100 hours of ITT. Orientation and Information Technology training is to be completed before article ship. These ITT and Orientation can be completed at any time before article ship.

Appear and Pass IPCC

You can appear both groups of IPCE or can appear Group 1 only and later appear group 2.

Chartered Accountant Article ship Registration

After passing IPCE Group 1 or both groups student can register for article ship with practicing chartered accountant for a period of 3 years.

Register for CA Final Course

Attend Chartered Accountancy Final examination during last six months of article ship and pass CA final exams of both groups.

Article ship and GMCS completion

Complete 3 years article ship and GMCS (15 days).

Enroll as a Member

After successfully enrolling you are the professional chartered accountant.

CA Course Syllabus

See the subjects and their marks below.

CPT Subjects and Qualifying Details: (old)

The common proficiency test has four papers. The exam will be objective type and conducted twice a year in June and December. You can see the ca CPT results on this site when they are released. The Four subjects and exam of CPT details are there in the below table.

The examination will be conducted for 200 marks in objective manner. To qualify in the exam candidate have to secure at least 100 marks i.e 50 % marks in the exam. For every wrong answer 0.25 negative marks will be there and 0 marks for un answered questions.

Section 1 10.30 A.m. To 12.30 P.M
Section Subjects Marks
Section A Fundamentals of Accounting 60
Section 2 2.00 P.m. To 4.00 P.M
Section B Mercantile Laws 40
Section C General Economics 50
Section D Quantitative Aptitude 50

CA Foundation Course Details according to CA New syllabus 2016

Form 2016 cpt course will be called as CA Foundation course. It will have six subjects i.e two subjects are added to previous course. The two new subjects are Business communication and General English. Six subjects of CA foundation course Details.

Paper Subject Marks
Paper 1 Principles & Practices of Accounting 100
Paper 2 Business Mathematics & Logical Reasoning and Statistics 100
Paper 3 Mercantile Law & General English 100
Paper 4 Business Economics and Business & Commercial Knowledge 100

CA Inter Syllabus 2016

There are 2 groups in ipcc and eight subjects are there passing group 1 is necessary for the commencement of the article ship.

IPCC Syllabus:

Paper Subject Marks
Group 1
Paper 1 Accounting 100
Paper 2 Company Laws & Other Laws 100
Paper 3 Cost Accounting 100
Paper 4 Direct Tax Laws & Indirect Tax Laws 100
Group 2
Paper 5 Advanced Accounting 100
Paper 6 Auditing & Assurance 100
Paper 7 Financial Management & Business Economic Environment 100
Paper 8 Information Technology & Strategic Management 100


Chartered Accountant Final Course Syllabus 2016


Paper Subject Marks
Group 1
Paper-1 Financial Reporting 100
Paper-2 Strategic Financial Management 100
Paper-3 Advanced auditing and professional ethics 100
Paper-4 Corporate Laws and Other Economic Laws 100
Group 2
Paper-5 Advanced Management Accounting. 100
Paper-6 Financial Services & Capital Markets and Information systems control & Audit 100
Paper-7 Advanced Tax Laws & International Taxation 100
Paper-8 Advanced Indirect Tax Laws 100

Chartered Accountant Qualification

Below section explains about ca qualification requirements to become a member and called as a professional chartered accountant.

Foundation Qualification Details

See latest post about ca foundation course for more details about foundation qualifying details.

IPCC Qualifying Details

To qualify 40% in each subject is required and aggregate of 55% is required. You can see ca ipcc results in this site when they are released.

Final Qualifying Details

To qualify 40% in each subject is required and aggregate of 50% is required. After passing Chartered Accountancy Final course enroll as a member and candidate is designated as “Chartered Accountant”.

How To Become A Chartered Accountant After Graduation

Duration of ca course after graduation is less CA Course duration after 12th. Because CPT Exception is there for graduated students and can directly apply for IPCC. CA Course eligibility after graduation or post graduates is in commerce with 55%, other graduates or post graduates with 60% can apply. Student has to register before 9 months to the exam. After that student has to complete 100 hours of IT Training. C.A Course materials will be provided by institute.

Latest CA Course Duration Update:

The council has decided to reduce the chartered accountant course duration from five years 3 months to three and half years. Institute has also decided to revamp the ca course structure.

After reading this article we hope that your questions about how to join ca course and procedure to become chartered accountant are cleared.


  1. I’m divya .I’m graduated in b.SC maths, with aggregate 80%. how can I do CA. am I eligible are not.if I eligible means please send the procedure to become C.A

  2. I’m kavya am graduated in in accounts with aggregate 65% how can I join this useable or not please send the details of ca

  3. Hai, I am saranya, completed MBA 2014 pass out,, my passion is want to become an auditor, so can you please suggest which is best ICWA or CA?

  4. I have Did my MBA Finance (2014 pass-out), though i had a (1+years) Job Experience in Accounts & Finance Domain, and know I am decided to do a CA ?? Is it Good for My Carrier Development ?.. People If you have any Suggestion, Just Share With Me for the same !!..

  5. Hi there,

    Have completed my 10+2 with more than 1 trial, am i eligible for this course,
    requesting to help me out

  6. Hi i pursuing correspondence in Tamil open university…can i eligible r not for CA….eligible means tel right way to do Ca

  7. Hi I pursuing correspondence in Tamil open university.. can i eligible or not for CA…eligible means tel way to do Ca……

  8. i am completed by in 2008 percentage 55.50%. i eligible for this course or not pleases clerify my doubt. & plz….. sent the details for CA course

  9. frds can u help me. i am study in 12th class in a comm. so i can joit the ca after 12th so u can tell me how to do this course all information

  10. Sir I do matric by 50 per mark than I do ics by 49 per marks then I do graduation I want to change my line can I join CA or not plzzz tell me the way how I join ca

  11. I am passed with 45 % marks in 2006. And MBA in finance with 66 % marks in 2010.
    I am eligible for CA or not.
    Plse tell me

  12. i compleated by bsc in 2016 with percentage 45.55 i am eligible for this course or not please clarify my doubt.

  13. I passed Ist Group of Intermediate in 1992, completed 3 years of training and thereafter had to leave the Course. May I now appear for 2nd Group Intermediate Exam n then Final Exam !

  14. Murali post graduated in in accounts with aggregate 67% how can I join this useable or not please send the details of ca


  15. Hai, I have completed with MBA and Working experience was more than 2 years as account Executive. Now, I want study CA whats the procedure?

    • yes but you should to join in cpt first because your %age is below 60% and require for ipcc 60% and above for non commerce background best of luck

  16. Sir,

    I am completed A/c (Hons) 2010 marks percentage 61% can i join ca course. and i am working in pvt sector com.(finance related work).

    Please suggest me.

    Thanking you


  17. Am complete +2 with 82% & join now am final year I want to study CA what can I do for am joined this course plz explain me

  18. I have completed DAE(Equaliant F.S.c). Can i apply in CA ? If i eligible to apply in CA then what can i do ? Reply me fast.

  19. Hi, myself Raj, Completed BCOM with 54.5% and post graduation 1year online MBA finance through NIBM with 60%+, m I eligible for CA, direct entry in IPCC..for CA, plz reply..

  20. I am doing BAF first year after completed I am go for IPCC with BAF second year. So I can do or not.
    Sir please give me suggestion .

  21. My Name is Vimlesh Sharma. I want doing CA Course. I have done M.Com with 58% Marks So you can Explain CA Course and How much Money

  22. Hi..i m debosmita from kolkata…i m pursuing my +2 courses in science..i do want to bcm a chattered accountant…what preparations should i take for cpt?

  23. I m completed in 2013 with 48% and in 2015 with 59.60 % so …. am i eligible for direct admission in IPCC
    Pl tell me sir…

  24. I have completed in 2016 with 85% and I want to pursue CA… Suggest me a good institution in hyd and also an estimate of fees for completing CA.
    Plz do rply

  25. Hi sir, I’m Suman and I want to be a CA…. But there is one problem I pass out 10+2 on 2014 with 64% from a “Bengali medium school ”
    And Now I’m doing B. Com (Accounts hons)
    And this is my final year… So I was thinking to apply for CPT…. But as a Bengali medium student I’m getting worry because there is only two language English or Hindi…
    So what u suggest me..?
    Should I apply or not..
    Pls sir reply me…
    Please sir suggest me and I will be honored

    • In C.A profession there is no need of language brilliance . If you have reading and writing skills in hindi or english you can do it well… so best of luck.

  26. Hi I’m 33 years and i want to do CA, presently working in a company relating to bank, is it possible to do this course on line , my qualification BSC electronics, i am good at my job, please suggest me.

  27. I have completed in 2015 with 60% and I want to pursue CA… Suggest me a good institution in kolkata and also an estimate of fees for completing CA.
    Plz do rply

  28. Hi I completed my computer in 2000 and mca in 2003 can you plz let me know from where I need to start bcz 16 years back completed graduation forgot commerce fundamentals. Do you recommend me to start right from scratch…. my age is almost 38 years is there any age restriction.


  30. i have completed correspondence course with 40 % and i did from SSLC to direct from open universiy.. Am i eligible to do CA.

  31. Now i finished arts group in 12th and please send me the whole details from 12th finishing to charted accountant job. Please anyone help me it s my life. If you tell me i think you as a god please!!!

  32. Hi am BCom graduate with MBA in operations and finance management. Now i wish to pursue CA i have a work expereince of 14 yrs post graduation. Working in finance sector.what will be the requre6ments and process kindly assist me.

  33. Hi Iam Nihal. I am doing final year B.Sc Maths. I have got 90% marks. Can I join CA?
    What type of course is this? Is it objective or subjective or mathematical.

  34. Hi Iam Shahma.. Last week iam completed BSc mathematics.. but the results of last 2 years are not yet come.. so can I directly apply for IPCC now??

    And one of an agency told me that I want work under a chattered accountant for 9 months.. and now iam read above as 3 year.. what is the actual duration??
    Thank you for the informations above.:)

  35. Sir , I have done bca 70%marks nd I was not do commerce stream +1 nd +2 ,what I can do CA pllzzzz suggestion me sir

  36. Hai i m gowthaman .v .. i finished (accounting and finance) … my mark is percentage is 66.1%… can i join ca … i cont basic information… so please help me … i request for all senior officer … need help me …

  37. Hiii It’s me Girwan. I have just completed 10th standard & I want to do ca & want to prepare for CPT from now can I do this or not?

  38. I am studying 12th I am a commerce student in future I would to become ca so directly I go to ca or after completion of any degree . Please give me your opinion

  39. hii. iam saniya. i cmolte my pluse two with 68%. exaamination board is vocational higher secondary. the sylbss cnsist physics chemistry bilogy nd language. so iam i eliglbe for CA??

  40. Hello sir. .i have done b. Com by 57.6%or mba By 70%.I want join it.. Pls guide me.i can do it and how can do it

  41. Hi I Am Gaurav chatwani I have just completed 12th Class commerce stream with 85% Am i eligible for the CA ?

  42. Hii sir just my SSC is completed but in future I want to become ca so please tell me if any preparation needed for exam after SSC . or what should I do for ca exam after SSC .

  43. hi….my nephew just passed 12th comm 85% and she dreams as a CA. plz tell how exactly Procedure and what are doing???

  44. sir im last sem exam clear but result pending so I completed and 50% so , and I job running so I C..A EXTERNAL .plse any advice me

  45. Hi sir I have complete my inter with 75% at MEC group but I am confused what I do. I lost a chance to enter this april entrance chance on CPT . Please sir give to me a advice.

  46. hi i am abubakkar chithick i am completed 65% so, please tell me that i am eligible to do CA course

  47. Hii, i am bhawana, I have completed please give me advice for ca course. i am a married woman. and job also then can i do ca course.

  48. Hii Sir , I am completed whit 60% so, please tel me I am eligible to do CA course….. Pls reply me sir

  49. Sir I am srivatsav completed my B.Com graduation in the year 1990 with 50% marks from Andhra University and I completed my MBA – HR & Marketing from Ambedkar Oper University (Distance). Now, i would like to do CA. request you I am eligible to do CA course ………. reply me sir…………..

  50. Hi sir I am completed with 50% for the year 1996-1999 and completed with 50% in 2007 so please tell me i am eligible to do CA course. please reply

  51. i have complete MBA(Finance) now i want to do CA its my passion.How many papers are exempt after that kindly guide me.which subjects are left?

  52. My name is Haneef. I have passed my b,com course in 2017. my aggregate percentage is 69.89%. i am requesting you to rweply me is i am eligible to do CA course

  53. I completed MCA with 89%, i am working in IT company. I am interested to study CA. Am i eligible to read it ,if means what is the procedure and how long the duration of course?

  54. I completed sslc 84% ,,and puc 83 % ,,in 2014 ,, three years I am working job ,so I discontinued education , but I interested to study Ca ,, plzz I want suggestion plzz help me ,, which is best course for me ,,, can possible I get CA course ,, plzz tell me i am eligable to do Ca Course plzz help need ,,,,,

  55. This is really the best post for proceding ca examination after 12 th paas…….
    But i have a doght that is if we have got 50% in 12th paas so may we join ca that time or not……

  56. Hi I am Shadad. Im doing 12th with commerce and i have 53% in 10th board exam. What i do for became a CA and what is the fee for became a CA. Please give me some advised.

  57. Hlo i want to do CA … I jst passed my graduation in this year so i want yo knw wht i have to do for CA … Please suggest me .. Thnx


    and how should prepare for c.a course after intermidiate.

  59. good morning sir,this is Bhaskar.Recently completed from jntuh university can i join in C.A course and is it possible to complete C.A for students is there any srudent who completed C.A after give me a suggestion.

    • yes you have directly regestration to the ipcc exam and 9 months you have done article ship and going coaching of ipcc exam and write ippcc exam pass in 55 % both groups and countinues your article ship and last finally write final exam and pass in 50% perstante both group finally ca

  60. i want to do CA and now i just complete my 5th semester exam in. from mumbai university. so can i do direct ipcc before 6th sem exam.

  61. Dear sir/medam,

    I have completed to in 2015 pass out how to CA course join and full details and informations anybody help me please i give you mobile number and mail id

  62. hlo sir i have just given my exam of 10th standard and i have doubt that which subjet we have to choose in 11th and 12th standard to br a CA

  63. hlo sir i have just given my exam of 10th standard and i have doubt that which subjet we have to choose in 11th and 12th standard to br a CA

  64. after graduation do we have to take the intermediate test and pass both the groups and then go for training -OR- only appear for ITT and Orientation and go for training ?


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