CA Final Course – Subjects, Study Material, Reference Books, Syllabus Tips etc.

CA Final

After the completion of CA IPCC, Now it’s time to crack CA Final Course.  It is the most important phase in the student life to become a chartered accountant. So having the best study plan will be very useful and here we are providing some useful information for Final students. Information like syllabus details, How to download CA final practice manual pdf online and other information will be provided here.

CA Final Syllabus and Subjects

There are some changes in the CA Syllabus from the year 2016. We wrote about CA new syllabus and changes applicable In the previous post see that post also. The following are the CA Final Subjects for November 2015.

  • Paper 1: Financial Reporting.
  • Paper 2: Strategic Financial Management.
  • Paper 3: Advanced Auditing & Professional Ethics.
  • Paper 4: Corporate & Allied Laws.
  • Paper 5: Advanced Management Accounting.
  • Paper 6: Information Systems Control & Audit.
  • Paper 7: Direct Tax Laws.
  • Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws.

CA Final New Course Syllabus for May 2016

There are some changes in CA Final Syllabus from 2016. ICAI had announced some changes in the final course syllabus. The changes will be applicable from 2016. The changes in the final syllabus are as follows.

  • Information systems control and Audit will be removed.
  • International Taxation will be added for 40 marks.
  • To improve the students in the finance related areas the subject “financial services and Capital Markets” has been added.
  • Corporate Laws and Other Economic Laws are added as a subject.

CA Final Subjects for May 2016:

Group 1

Paper 1: Financial Reporting (100 Marks).

Paper 2: Strategic Financial Management (100 Marks).

Paper 3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (100 Marks).

Paper 4: Corporate Laws and Other Economic Laws (100 Marks).

Group 2

Paper 5: Advanced Management Accounting (100 Marks).

Paper 6: Financial Services and Capital Markets (100 Marks).

Paper 7: Advanced Tax Management (60 Mark) and International Taxation (40 Marks).

Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws (100 Marks).

Latest CA Final Study Material and Practice Manuals

Latest Study materials of Chartered accountancy final course are provided here. Visit our previous post for all the previous ICAI Study Materials and Practice Manuals. Click the below links to download the materials.

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Group 2:

CA Final New Course Study Material Practice Manual May 2016 in Hindi

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Also Download – Law Practice Manual for CA Final.

CA Final Books

Which book is recommended for Final exam preparation? is the most common question asked by many students. After analyzing the recommendations, comments and suggestions from many students who scored good marks in the CA Final exams we can conclude that ICAI Practice Manuals are best for preparation. But along with the following recommended books for CA final are also recommended by many students.

Best Books for CA Final Group 1:

Financial reporting:

  • P.Vijay Kumar.
  • ICAI Practice Manual.

Strategic Financial Management (SFM):

  • D.Bala & V.Pattabhiram.


  • Surbhi Bhansal.
  • Vinod Kumar Agarwal.
  • Padhuka.

 Corporate and Allied Laws:

  • Munish Bhandari.
  • Jayaraman.
  • Pahduka.
  • ICAI Practice Manual.

Best Books for CA Final Group 1:

Advanced Management Accounting (AMA):

  • Padhuka.
  • M.Kishore.
  • Saxena & Vashist.


  • Dinesh Madan.
  • Manish Valecha.
  • Padhuka.
  • ICAI Study Material.

 Direct Taxes (DT):

  • Vinod Gupta.
  • Singhania.
  • T.N.Manoharan.

 Indirect Taxes (IDT):

  • S.Govindan.
  • Yogendra Bangar.
  • Rafi.


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