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ICAI CA Course Fees in India for Foundation, Intermediate and Final 2024

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Chartered Accountancy is among the most opted courses after 12th for commerce students. The major reasons are the growing demand for Chartered Accountants and the high CA salary. To become a CA, you must clear three exams – Foundation, Intermediate and Final. If you clear all three exams on the first attempt, then the duration of the CA course will be 4 years. Now, the common question that arises in the mind of CA aspirants is the total Fees for CA courses for 4 years.

This article provides complete details about the ICAI CA Course fee structure. It includes the fees for CA registration, exam form, articleship, and tuition at all levels.

Furthermore, Students can also check the CA Intermediate Result for the Nov 2023 Exam in the First week of Jan 2024. Students can check the complete Result from the above link.

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ICAI CA Course Full Fees Structure

ICAI Total Fees for CA Course for Foundation, Intermediate & Final 2024

The ICAI total fees for the CA Course is approximately 2-3 lakhs. The ICAI CA Foundation course fees is Rs. 11,300. The ICAI CA Intermediate fees is Rs. 34,200 for both groups and Rs. 28,000 for a single group. Further, the ICAI CA Final course fee is Rs. 39,800 for both groups.Furthermore, the fee for the direct entry candidate is Rs. 76200, which includes the exam form fees and registration fees only.

ICAI CA Course FeesIndian StudentForeign Student
CA Foundation₹11,300$1105
CA Intermediate (Single group)₹28,000$925
CA Intermediate (Both groups)₹34,200$1500
CA Intermediate (Direct Entry)₹34,400$1500
Articleship Fee₹2,000 
CA Final₹39,800$1650

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ICAI CA Foundation Course Fees 2024

The total ICAI CA Foundation course fees are Rs. 11,300. It includes the CA Foundation registration fees of Rs. 9000 and the exam form fee of Rs. 1500. Furthermore, there is a prospectus and student’s journal fee of Rs. 200 each and the member’s journal fee of Rs. 400 (optional). Students who want to join the CA Foundation coaching must pay around Rs. 50,000 to 60,000 as tuition fees.

The subscription charges for journals are optional, but we suggest you register for them as they will keep you updated with the chartered accountant foundation course and other study materials.

Check the tabular representation of the CA Foundation Fee Structure 2024:

ICAI CA Foundation FeeRs (Indian Students)US$ (Foreign Students)
Cost of Foundation Prospectus₹ 200$ 20
CA Foundation Registration Fees₹ 9000$ 700
Subscription Fees for Student’s Journal (Optional)₹ 200$ 20
Subscription Fees for Member’s Journal (Optional)₹ 400$ 40
CA Foundation Exam Form Fees₹ 1500$ 325
Total CA Foundation Course Fees₹ 11300$ 1105
CA Foundation Course Fees

ICAI CA Foundation Registration Fees

The total fee for the CA Foundation registration in Sept 2024 is ₹ 9,800. The breakdown of the CA Foundation registration fees is:

  • CA Foundation Registration Fees – ₹ 9000
  • Cost of Prospectus – ₹ 200
  • Student’s Journal – ₹ 200
  • Member’s Journal – ₹ 400

The CA foundation registration is valid for 3 years. So, if you want to revalidate your registration form, you have to pay Rs. 500 more.

ICAI CA Foundation Journal Membership Fees

Students have to pay Rs. 200 (optional) to apply for Journal Membership. Through journal membership, ICAI provides students with knowledge-rich content.

ICAI CA Foundation Exam Form Fees 2024

After registration, students also have to fill out the CA Foundation exam form. The CA Foundation exam fee is:

  • ₹ 1500 for Indian students
  • ₹ 2200 for Kathmandu students
  • $325 for foreign students

The ICAI charges a late fee of Rs. 600 for submitting the CA Foundation exam form.

CA Foundation Fees for Re-appearing Students

Students who are reappearing for the CA Foundation exams must pay only the exam fee when filing the examination form for the next attempt. They don’t have to pay the registration fee again.

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Important update regarding the CA Foundation Registration 

The last date to register for the CA Foundation June 2024 exam is 1 Jan 2024. You can not register for the Foundation exam after passing the registration date. 

Furthermore, Don’t miss out on this chance due to your 12th Exams and Results; you can use the provisional registration option until you pass your 12th class.

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    ICAI CA Intermediate Course Fee Structure

    ICAI CA Intermediate FeesBoth Groups (₹)Single Group (₹)Both Groups ($)Single Group ($)
    CA Intermediate Registration Fees₹ 15000₹ 11000$ 1000$ 600
    Student’s Activity Fees for CA Intermediate₹ 2000₹ 2000*  
    CA Intermediate Registration Fees (Articleship)₹ 1000   
    CA Intermediate Exam Form₹ 2700₹ 1500$ 500$ 325
    Total ICAI CA Intermediate Fees₹ 20700₹ 14500$ 1500$ 925

    * to be paid once*

    ICAI CA Intermediate Course Fees

    Students can register for the CA Intermediate Course through the Foundation or Direct entry route. Students registered through the Foundation route can apply for single or both groups at a time. However, graduate students who have directly registered for CA Intermediate must opt for both groups.

    What is the ICAI CA Intermediate Registration Fee?

    The CA Intermediate registration for Jan 2025 fee for a single group is Rs. 13,000, and for both groups, it is Rs. 18,000. Students must pay the fees online at the time of registration. Students applying through the direct entry route must enrol for both groups. ICAI has Announced that students who register for the CA Inter May 2024 exam in January are eligible for the September Examination. Furthermore, Student who wants to appear in the Jan 2025 Examination can Register Till May 01, 2024.

    ICAI CA Intermediate Exam Form Fee

    The CA Intermediate exam form fee is ₹ $2700 for both groups and ₹ $1500 for a single group. For international students, the ICAI charges $500 for both groups and $325 for a single group. Students who can’t fill out the form by the due date have to pay a late fee of ₹ $600.

    Journal Fee for Intermediate level

    The journal fee, Rs. 200, is payable by students enrolled through the direct entry route. Furthermore, it is free for Foundation route students.

    Student’s Activity Fees for CA Intermediate

    The student activity fee for the Intermediate level is ₹ 2000. Students pay this fee to access the various seminars and workshops that ICAI conducts.

    ICITSS Fees at the CA Intermediate Level

    Before commencing articleship training and after registration into the CA Intermediate course, students have to undergo the ICITSS training. It consists of Information Technology training and an Orientation Program.

    The cost for such courses are as follows –

    • Information Technology Program – ₹ 6500/-
    • Orientation Program – ₹ 7000/-

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    Important Notice: ICAI had declared the CA Inter May 2024 date sheet, students can check by clicking on the link.

    ICAI CA Final Course Fee Structure

    The total ICAI CA Final course fee is Rs. 39800 for both groups and Rs. 38300 for a single group. It includes the CA Final registration fees of Rs. 22,000 and the exam form fees of Rs. 3300 for both groups and Rs. 1800 for a single group. Furthermore, the total CA Final Fees for overseas students is $1650.

    Check the table to know the complete CA fee structure for the CA Final level: 

    CA Final FeesBoth GroupSingle GroupOverseas Students
    CA Final Registration fees₹ 22000₹ 22000$ 1100
    CA Final Exam Form fees₹ 3300₹ 1800$ 550
    Total₹ 39800₹ 38300$ 1650
    CA Final Course fees

    CA Final Registration Fees

    Students who have cleared the CA Inter both groups and articleship training can register for the CA Final exams. For the CA Final registration, ICAI charges ₹ 22000 from the Indian students and $1100 from the foreign students.

    CA Final Exam Form

    Candidates have the option to apply for single or both groups at once. So, the CA Final Exam Form May 2024 fee for both groups is ₹ 3300, and for a single group is ₹ 1800. Moreover, overseas students have to pay $550 as the CA Final examination fee. The late fee for filing the CA Final application form is ₹ 600.

    AICITSS Fees at the Final Level

    Candidates have to complete AICITSS in their last two years of Articleship training which consists of the Advance Information Training program and Management and Communication Skills program.

    The CA Course fee for such training are as follows –

    • Advanced Information Technology Program – ₹ 7500/-
    • Management and Communication Skills – ₹ 7000/-

    Important Announcement for Students: 

    ICAI has decided to exempt the CA Course Fee for students who lost parents in the COVID-19 pandemic. This scheme is applicable for three years, from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2023.

    Exemption in the CA Course Fees by ICAI

    Check the official notification here.

    Fees for the ICAI CA Articleship Training

    In addition to the above courses, students must complete 3 years of Articleship training. Candidates can register for articleship training upon completion of either single or both groups of CA Intermediate.

    To register for the articleship training, students have to pay Rs. 2000.

    How Much Fee Does a VSI Jaipur CA Coaching Charge for All Levels?

    A good CA coaching charges Rs. 2-3 lakhs for the total Chartered Accountancy course. The cost for the CA Foundation course is Rs 58,000, the CA Intermediate course is Rs 1,05,000 (in instalments), and Rs. 1,00,000 (In Lumpsum), and the CA Final course is Rs 1,00,000 for both groups and Rs. 52500 for the First Group. Students who make more attempts to clear the exams have to pay additional fees.

    Check the complete fee structure of a VSI CA coaching institute explained in the table below:

    CA Course LevelCA Coaching Fees
    CA FoundationRs. 58,000
    CA Intermediate(First group)Rs. 55,000
    CA Intermediate(Second group)Rs. 50,000
    CA Intermediate (Both groups)Rs. 1,00,000 (In Lumbsum)
    Rs. 1,05,000 (In Installment)
    CA Final Both GroupRs. 1,00,000/- (Including Set – A – Corporate & Economic Laws & Set – B – Strategic Cost & Performance Management Self Pace Module)
    CA Final Both GroupRs. 85,000/- (Excluding Set – A – Corporate & Economic Laws & Set – B – Strategic Cost & Performance Management Self Pace Module)
    CA Final 1st GroupRs. 52,500/-
    CA Final 2nd GroupRs. 60,000 /- (Including Set – A – Corporate & Economic Laws & Set – B – Strategic Cost & Performance Management Self Pace)
    CA Final 2nd GroupRs. 45,000/- (Excluding Set – A – Corporate & Economic Laws & Set – B – Strategic Cost & Performance Management Self Pace Module)

    Fees for 11th, 12th + CA Foundation Coaching

    1st InstallmentRs. 67,000OnSpot
    2nd InstallmentRs. 67,000Within 3 Month
    Total Rs. 1,34,000
    Lumpsum Fees Rs. 1,25,000

    Class 12th + CA Foundation Coaching Fees

    1st InstallmentRs. 46,000OnSpot
    2nd InstallmentRs. 46,000Within 3 Months
    Total Rs. 92,000
    Lumpsum Fees Rs. 86,000

    CA Final Fees (Subject Wise)

    CA Final FRRs. 17,500/-
    CA Final AFMRs. 17,500/-
    CA Final (FR & AFM)Rs. 30,000/- (Combo)
    CA Final Adv AuditingRs. 17,500/-
    CA Final DTRs. 17,500 /-
    CA Final IDTRs. 17,500 /-
    CA Final (DT & IDT)Rs. 30,000/- (Combo)
    CA Final Law Self Pace ModuleRs. 10,000/-
    CA Final Scemp Self Pace ModuleRs. 10,000/-

    If you want to enrol for the CA online classes of VSI Jaipur, you can check out this page.

    Hope this article helped you know the total CA Course fees in India in 2024 at every step, starting from the CA Foundation registration.

    The CA Course fees and duration will vary at all levels for students. Some clear the CA exams on the first attempt, while others will take 3-4 attempts. This will increase not only the duration but also the fees of tuition classes, study material, and exam forms.

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    References & Sources

    This article is written by the VSI Jaipur Team, taking into account these sources;

    1. ICAI official course fees pdf
    2. ICAI 75% Concession announcement.
    3. Restoration of course fees for the classes of IT and Soft Skills Training.


    FAQs about CA Course Fee Structure

    Q 1. What is the total fee for the CA Course in India?

    The total fees for the Chartered Accountancy course for five years are approximately INR 3.5 to 4 lakhs. This includes the cost of filing registration and exam forms, study materials, and the tuition fee for all levels. However, if we also consider the stipend received during three years of articleship, then the total fees can be reduced by at least 90,000.

    Q 2. What is the entry fee for the Chartered Accountancy course?

    The entry fee for the CA course is Rs. 9000, which is the fee for the CA Foundation registration.

    Q 3. Is studying CA costly?

    No, CA is one of the most affordable professional courses in India. The cost incurred in pursuing this course is less than other courses such as MBA, Engineering, etc.

    Q 4. How many years are required to become a CA?

    To become a CA, candidates require at least 5 years if they clear all the exams in the first attempt. If not, then each extra attempt will increase the CA Course duration by 6 more months.

    Q 5. How much does a fresher CA earn?

    A fresher CA earns around ₹ 6 to 8 lakhs per annum. 

    Q 6. What is the total amount I have to pay for the CA Foundation Course?

    For the CA Foundation course, the total amount you have to pay is Rs. 11,300. It includes the fees for registration and the exam form.

    Q 7. What are the CA registration fees for direct entry routes in intermediate?

    You need to pay registration fees of ₹ 15000 for both groups along with ₹ 200 for the registration form and student.

    Q 8. Do I need to pay journal subscription fees every year?

    No, subscription charges for the journal are optional. The total free eligibility period is 42 months during the entire course. The Foundation level students have to subscribe to the Journal by paying an annual subscription of Rs. 200/- 

    Q 9. Is my registration fee refundable?

    No, examination fees and registration fees are not refundable. The provision to refund is only available when there is a technological glitch.

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