How To Become Chartered Accountant | CA Course Details | Eligibility

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Chartered Accountant

How to become a chartered accountant?????

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CA Course Details

CA is the short form of Chartered Accountancy. Any student who pass 10th or any course equivalent who can apply Common Proficiency Course. Candidate who completed 10+2 or equivalent who need to qualify on Common Proficiency Test (CPT).

Given below are the course details including course structure, eligibility criteria, ..etc



Any student who pass 10th or any course equivalent who can apply Common Proficiency Course. Candidate who completed 10+2 or equivalent who can need to qualify on Common Proficiency Test (CPT)

This course is not a degree course as intermediate course also you can appear (prepare from home and appear for exam).

Course Details

This course we can explain in four stage

  1. Common Proficiency Course (CPT). Any student who pass 10+2 or equivalent course who can only apply for CPT. CPT is like an entrance exam in the manner of CA.
  2. Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC).After completing Common Proficiency Course (CPT) only candidates can appear for this. Like this is second stage of CA.
  3. Three year article ship / Training under a practicing chartered Accountant.
  4. CA Final



Entry Level Common Proficiency Test Exam will be in June/Dec
First Stage IPCC Exam will be in May/ Nov
Final Stage Final Course Exam will be in May/ Nov


Chartered Accountancy Brief

CPT (Common Proficiency Course)

10+2 qualification is needed after completing CPT who can appear directly IPCC

IPCC (Integrated Professional Competence Course)

Students who are qualified CPT, Graduate/Post graduate in commerce with 55%, other graduates/post graduates with 60% can apply.

Candidates has to register 9 months before the exam.

IIT and Orientation

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

-Appear and Pass IPCC

Candidates who can appear in two manner which means IPCC having two groups or two sets of books. Either you can apply both the groups together or each group separate also you can appear.

-Chartered Accountant Article Ship Registration

After passing IPCC group 1 or both the groups who can register for article ship with a practiced chartered accountant.


Registration for CA Final Course

Attend chartered accountancy final examination during last six months of article ship and should be pass CA Final exams of both groups.



Section Subjects Marks
Section A Fundamentals of Accounting 60
Section B Mercantile Laws 40
Section C General Economics 50
Section D Quantitative Aptitude 50




  • Paper 1 : Accounting (100 Marks)
  • Paper 2 : Business Law, Ethics and Communication (100 Marks)
  • Part 1 : Law(60 Marks) {Includes Business Law and Company Law}
  • Part 2 : Ethics(20 Marks)
  • Part 3 : Communication(20 Marks)
  • Paper 3 : Cost Accounting and Financial Management (100 Marks)
  • Part 1: Cost Accounting (50 Marks)
  • Part 2 : Financial Management (5o Marks)
  • Paper 4 : Taxation (100 Marks)
  • Part 1 : Income Tax (50 Marks)
  • Part 2 : Indirect Taxes (50 Marks)


Group 2

  • Paper – 5: Advanced Accounting (1 00 Marks)
  • Paper – 6: Auditing and Assurance (1 00 Marks)
  • Paper – 7: Information Technology and Strategic Management (1 00 Marks)
    • Part – I: Information Technology (50 Marks) and
    • Part – II: Strategic Management (50 Marks)

List of Subjects in CA Final

Group – I

  • 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 and Allied Laws (100 Marks)
    • Section A : Company Law (70 marks)
    • Section B : Allied Laws (30 marks)

Group – II

  • 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 (40 marks)
    • Section B : Service Tax & VAT (40 marks)
    • Section C : Customs (20 marks)


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