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CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2024, Registration Age Limit, Fees

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CA Foundation is the first step to becoming a CA in India. Students who want to register for the CA Foundation course of June/Dec 2024 must fulfil the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are set by the ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India), the governing body of the Chartered Accountants.

CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2023, Registration Age Limit, Fees

In this article, you’ll know the qualification required for the CA Foundation registration, the registration age limit, fees and frequently asked questions.

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CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2024

As per the CA Foundation eligibility, students who are appearing or have cleared the class 12th exams from the recognized board can register for the Foundation course. Also, eligible students must fill out the registration form before the last date.

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The last date to fill out the CA Foundation registration form for the June 2024 exams is Feb 1, 2024, and for Dec 2024 exams is July 1, 2024.

After the registration, consider the CA Foundation syllabus and CA Foundation exam pattern for the 2024 exams.

Important Note* – ICAI has released the CA Foundation Exam dates for the June 2024 exams. The papers will be conducted from June 20 to June 26, 2024.

CA Foundation Eligibility Exemptions:

Criteria for CandidatesExemptions
UG & PGCandidates who have secured aggregate marks of 55% in UG or PG degree in Commerce stream or any other equivalent stream for any recognized university will be exempted from CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria.
NIOSStudents who have qualified UG & PG degrees from Open University will be exempted from CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2024.
Non-CommerceStudents who have UG & PG degrees in a stream other than commerce and have secured around 60% marks from a recognized university will be exempted from CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2024.

Age Limit Eligibility for CA Foundation Registration

There is no age limit for registering for the CA Foundation course. Candidates of any age can register for the CA Foundation and pursue the CA Course.

Students can check their CA Foundation Result, through the given link.

    Get all the details about the CA Foundation Course

    Admission Open: Face-to-Face and Online Classes

    Batch forDateClasses
    CA Foundation Sep./Dec. 2024 Exams23 MayLive | Recorded | Offline
    CA Foundation Schorlarship Test26 MayLive | Recorded | Offline

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    Eligibility Criteria 2024 Equivalence

    To meet CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2024, the students must clear the 12th examination from the following boards which are recognized by the Central Government of India:

    1. Mizoram Board of School Education

    2. Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

    3. H. P. Board of School Education

    4. Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education

    5. Tripura Board of Secondary Education

    6. Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

    7. West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education

    8. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

    9. Board of School Education, Haryana

    10. Board of School Education, Uttarakhand

    11. Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

    12. Bihar School Examination Board

    13. Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur

    14. J & K State Board of School Education

    15. Jharkhand Academic Council

    16. Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education

    17. Council of Higher Secondary Education, Orissa

    18. Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education

    19. Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education

    20. Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh

    21. Punjab School Education Board

    22. Meghalaya Board of School Education

    23. Tamil Nadu State Board of School Examinations

    24. Nagaland Board of School Education

    25. Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh

    26. The government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education

    27. U.P. Board of High School and Intermediate Education

    28. Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan

    CA Foundation Course Details

    Exam NameCA Foundation
    Frequency3 times in a year i.e. June, September and Decemeber
    Conducted byInstitute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
    Exam LevelNational Level
    EligibilityCompleted or Appearing in Class 12th
    Study Period4 Months
    Duration of Exam3+2 Hours
    Mode of ExamOffline
    CA Foundation Total FeesRs. 11,300 (For Indian Student)
    $1105 (for Foreign students)
    Passing CriteriaPer subject – 40%
    Aggregate – 50%

    So now that you are well aware of the CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria for June 2024, so get ready and prepare yourself for the toughest CA Foundation Exam. Register yourself, get through your ca foundation syllabus carefully, make your daily schedule, and prepare to crack the CA Foundation Exam.

    You can join CA Foundation online classes to start your preparation.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques 1. Can a class 12th student register for the CA Foundation Course?

    Yes, class 12th students can provisionally register for the CA Foundation course. However, they can take the CA Foundation exams only after passing class 12th.

    Ques 2. Can a student take the CA Foundation exam after the 12th?

    Yes, class 12th students can take the CA Foundation May attempt exams. But, they have to register for the course before the last date. For instance, students have to register for the CA Foundation June 2024 exams before Feb 01, 2024.

    Ques 3. Can a graduate student take the CA Foundation exams?

    Yes, graduate students can also register for the CA Foundation course and take the exams. Furthermore, if they scored more than 55% in the commerce stream and 60% in the science and arts stream, then they can directly register for the CA Intermediate course.

    Ques 4. What are the ICAI CA Foundation fees?

    The total CA Foundation fee is Rs. 11,300. Here, the registration fee is Rs. 9200 and the CA examination fee is Rs. 1500.

    Ques 5. What is the CA Foundation syllabus?

    There are 4 subjects in the CA Foundation syllabus that covers accounts, economics, maths and business laws.

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