CA Foundation Exam Form/Application Form December 2021


CA Foundation Exam Form 2021 – ICAI in its latest notification informed that students can submit the CA Foundation exam form for one more time. The ICAI is again accepting the exam form for two days from 11th October (midnight) to 12th October till 11:59 PM with a late fee of Rs. 600 or US$ 10. Students have to submit the exam form and the examination form fee online.

Earlier the deadline to submit the application form is till 3rd October, 2021. The Correction window has been opened for the students from 4th October to 10th October. Given below is the latest notification by ICAI regarding the CA Foundation exam form dates.

ICAI notification regarding CA Foundation exam form dates

The application form fee for the CA Foundation is Rs. 1500. The application fee paid earlier will be carried forward to the next attempt along with other exemptions. The CA Foundation exams of November session, is scheduled between 13th to 19th December, 2021.

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In this article, you will get to know everything about the CA Foundation exam form, eligibility criteria, how to fill the form online, documents required, fees, correction window, and admit card. Go through the full article, to get the updated information.

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Dates for CA Foundation Exam Form 2021

The important dates related to the CA Foundation exam forms for the December 2021 attempt are mentioned below. It is advised to submit the exam forms early to avoid rush in the end. Students can also check the CA Foundation Exam Dates.

Opening of the online examination form window16th September, 2021
Last date for submission of the form (without late fee)30th September, 2021
Last date for submission of the form (with late fee)3rd October, 2021
Opening date of Correction Window4th October, 2021
Closing date of Correction Window10th October, 2021
Re-opening of Exam form11th & 12th October, 2021
CA Foundation Dec 2021 Exam Dates13, 15, 17 & 19 Dec, 2021

Checklist for CA Foundation Exam Form December 2021

  • Declaration (in a specified manner) authenticated from your parents / Guardian and Head of Educational Institution / Member of ICAI / Gazetted Officer
  • Attach the scanned copy of  Class 12 Mark Sheet
  • Proof of Special Category (if any) scanned one
  • Examined copy of Passport size Photograph
  • Scanned copy of 10th Marksheet or Birth Certificate.

Eligibility Criteria for CA Foundation Exams 2021

To get eligible for CA Foundation Exams 2021, students need to fulfill the below-mentioned conditions-

  1. Students must have cleared his/her 12th board examination from the recognized board.
  2. Students must have completed the CA Foundation registration before the last date.

Registration Stages for CA Foundation Application Form 2021

For registering in the CA foundation exam for December 2021. The candidates are required to follow the basic three stages.

  • Create Profile: Make your profile on the ICAI website.
  • Login Details: Log in with your CA Foundation Registration ID and Password, Enter your details, upload images/scanned copies into the CA Foundation application form.

Payment: Pay online to conclude the Application Form.

Process of Filling the CA Foundation Exam Form for December 2021

New students are generally worried about how to fill the CA Foundation Exam form. The CA aspirants have to log in with the ICAI exam form by filling up the website. In case, if you have created your login account after December 2016, you don’t need to create a new account. You can log in using your single sign-in credential (ICAI provides every user unique login ID and password which is used everywhere while transacting through various facilities provided by ICAI ). After logging in, follow the step-by-step process to fill CA Foundation Exam Form.

  • Step – 1: Start Applying for Exam

Click on “Apply Now” to apply for the exam. Note that once you clicked on “Apply Now” no changes made to your profile will reflect in your application form

CA Foundation exam form

  • Step 2: Fill up the form

Make sure all the necessary details are accurately provided. Click on “Save & Preview” to proceed.

CA Foundation exam form step 2

  • Step 3 – Preview

Verify all your details. Click on “Back to Form” to make corrections.

CA Foundation exam form step 3

  • Step 4: Make Payment

Until the payment is completed and the application PDF is generated, your application is not complete. Click on “Make Payment” to initiate payment. In case, if the payment is not complete, you can click on “Pay” in the dashboard to retry.

CA Foundation exam form step 4

  • Step 5 – Payment Success & PDF

Once your payment is successful, you will be notified of the details of the payment. You can download your CA Foundation Exam Form Dec 2021 PDF by clicking “Download PDF”. If your payment was deducted from the bank, but the success message is not provided in the ICAI site, your payment is not successful.

CA Foundation exam form step 5

After submission, a  Pdf file will be generated which needs to be saved in soft copy or hard copy, only if it has all correct details along with photograph and signature.

If the form doesn’t contain a scanned photograph and signature then the CA Foundation exam form is physically submitted along with photograph and signature at the designated place and get the form attested by a Chartered Accountant or a Gazetted Officer or Head of an Educational Institution and submit the same at the designated office/s of ICAI.

We hope that you understood, how to fill a CA Foundation Exam Form. To summarize, these are steps that you need to follow.

  • Click on “Apply Now” to start applying.
  • Fill the form properly.
  • Check all the details to avoid mistakes.
  • Pay the exam form fees.
  • Download the PDF after successful payment.

Documents Required for CA Foundation Exam Form

While Filling CA Foundation Exam form, students must have these documents ready-

  1. Scanned Copy of their Signature or Photograph.
  2. Master/Visa/Maestro Credit/Debit/ Card for making payment online.

CA Foundation Exam Form Fees 2021

Below mentioned are the CA foundation exam form fees which is to be paid while filling CA Foundation Exam Form December 2021-

Examination CentreFees
For Indian CentreRs 1500
For Overseas Centre(s) – Excluding Kathmandu CentreUS$ 325
For Kathmandu (Nepal) CentreRs 2200

Students can check the complete CA Foundation fees structure, by clicking on this link.

What After CA Foundation Application Form 2021

There is always a possibility of making errors and choosing the wrong options while filling the CA Foundation Application form. In that case, when you have already submitted your CA Foundation Application Form, you can still rectify your errors. The online facility of CORRECTION WINDOW is opened by ICAI for this purpose.

You can apply for changes in the Examination Centre, Group Selected, Medium of Study, Syllabus, etc.

To apply for corrections in your CA Foundation Application Form, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Open the website and login to your dashboard.
  2. Click on the ‘Changes’ button and edit the details.
  3. Type or write an application for the changes requested by you. Sign in and upload a scanned copy of the application on the website.
  4. Click Submit.

This facility of correction window is available only once. You cannot make corrections after making changes in the Correction Window. Submitting the application doesn’t mean that your request is accepted. And suppose if your request is accepted then the changed status will appear in your admit cards.

How to fill CA Foundation Exam Form 2021

When is the Correction Window Opened for the Exam Form?

The correction window for CA Exam Form usually opens after 4-5 days from the last date of exam form submission with the late fee. The ICAI has opened the correction window from 4th October to 10th October, 2021.

As less time remains for CA Foundation Exams students are required to make a good strategy to complete their CA Foundation Course along with 2-3 times of revision and solve past year CA Foundation Question Papers, Mock Test Papers, etc so that you can achieve good marks. I hope you guys qualify for your upcoming CA Foundation Exams with flying colors.

CA Foundation Admit Card

ICAI will release the admit cards 14-15 days prior to the commencement of CA foundation exams. The CA candidates are required to download the CA Foundation admit card online from the official website. And For downloading the admit cards, candidates will have to log in to the site and print the admit card from their dashboard. No Candidate shall be allowed to sit for the exam without carrying a valid admit card. There is no role in sending the physical admit card to the candidates.


Q1. Has ICAI re-opened the filing of CA Foundation Exam Form? 

Yes, ICAI re-opens the filing of the exam form for two days from 11th to 12th October, 2021.

Q2. When does the online registration for the CA Foundation Exam Form close?

The last date (with late fees) for filling CA Foundation Exam Form is not announced yet. The new user ID registration or creation closes at 5:30 PM (IST) and the filling of the exam form can be done till 11:59 PM (IST) on the last date.

Q3.  Can I use the previous login credentials, as I am already registered with ICAI?

Yes, if you have registered from Dec/Dec 2016 onwards, then you can use the same user ID.

Q4. How to pay the CA Foundation Application Form fee payment if I do not have credit cards/ debit card/net banking?

You have to make the payment online only. If you do not have any facility for online payment, take help from someone else. There is no offline mode of payment of fees for the CA Foundation Application Form.

Q5. How many times CA Foundation Exams will be conducted in a year?

The CA foundation exams will be conducted twice a year i.e. in June month and December month.

Q6. Can I give CA Foundation exam in December 2021?

Yes, if you have registered for the CA foundation exam then you can enroll for the December exam 2021.

Q7. What is the medium of answering questions CA Foundation Exam Papers?

The candidates are allowed to choose the medium between Hindi or English, in whichever they are more comfortable.