ICAI CA Foundation Maths for Dec 2021 – Weightage, Syllabus


CA Foundation Maths Dec 2021 – CA Foundation is the first level of the CA course. To clear the foundation level, it requires students to pass the 4 papers of CA foundation course. Among the 4 subjects, CA Foundation Maths is comparatively harder to clear. Maths subject requires regular practice and solving various questions and problems to understand the concept. The regular practice of question paper, sample paper, mock test paper, will help the students to master the subject.

In this article, you will know about the CA Foundation maths syllabus, paper pattern, chapter-wise weightage, question papers, study material, and the tips to excel in the maths exam of Dec 2021. 

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CA Foundation Maths for Dec 2021

Why should you study Math Subject?

CA Foundation Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics subject is paper 3 of the CA foundation course. After completing the entire syllabus of math subject, you will understand the basic formulas and tools of mathematics and statistics. With proper knowledge about these tools, you will easily analyse the micro and macro factors of business economics.

Acquired skill: Logical Reasoning, Analytical Skill.

CA Foundation Mathematics Syllabus and Study Material Dec 2021

 CA Foundation Syllabus has been revised by ICAI under the new scheme. Study material includes the basic content of all the chapters included in the syllabus.  Students use the ICAI CA Foundation study material along with some other books and notes available online and offline to have a proper understanding of the topics. VSI provides the most sorted and simple study material for a proper and deep understanding of maths topics. Students can check the complete CA Foundation Maths syllabus and download the study material.

Part-A: Business Mathematics

Chapter 1: Ratio and Proportion, Indices, Logarithms
Chapter 2: Equations
Chapter 3: Linear Inequalities
Chapter 4: Time Value of Money
Chapter 5: Basic Concepts of Permutations and Combinations
Chapter 6: Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions
Chapter 7: Sets, Functions and Relations
Chapter 8: Basic Concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus
(A) Differential Calculus
(B) Integral Calculus

Part-B: Logical Reasoning

Chapter 9: Number Series, Coding and Decoding and Odd Man Out
Chapter 10: Direction Tests
Chapter 11: Seating Arrangements
Chapter 12: Blood Relations

Part-C: Statistics

Chapter 14: Statistical Description of Data
Chapter 15: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
Unit I: Measures of Central Tendency
Unit II: Dispersion
Chapter 16 : Probability
Chapter 17: Theoretical Distributions
Chapter 18: Correlation And Regression
Chapter 19: Index Number

CA Foundation Mathematics Paper Pattern 2021

It is important for all the students to know the paper pattern for the Maths exams. An overview of the maths exam pattern is mentioned below.

  • Paper pattern: objective
  • Total question asked: 100
  • Total exam duration: 2 hours
  • Maximum marks got: 100 marks (40 marks for Business Math; 20 marks for Logical Reasoning, 40 marks for Statistics.

How to attempt for 2021 CA foundation Maths paper?

Students need to attempt all 100 questions in 2hours. The questions asked are MQC, i.e., four options are provided to students. Students need to circle the suggested answer in the OMR sheet provided to them in the examination hall. Students need to be careful while marking as every wrong answer will deduct 1/4 mark from the total score.

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ICAI CA Foundation 2021 Maths Weightage: Chapter Wise for New Course

ICAI has given weightage to particular chapters according to their implication on the real-world and level of difficulty.  It is important for students to plan and prepare for the exams according to the weightage of topics and breakdown chapters accordingly.

TopicsMaths TopicsWeightage
Chapter 1-3Ratio and Proportion, Indices and Logarithms Linear Inequalities: Linear
Inequalities in one variable and the solution space and optimal solution
Chapter-4Time Value of Money30%-40%
Chapter 5-8Permutations and Combinations Sets, Relations and Functions Sequence and Series Basic
applications of Differential and Integral calculus

TopicsLogical Reasoning TopicsWeightage
chapter 9-11Direction Tests Seating Arrangements Number series coding and Decoding
and the odd man out
Chapter 12 – 13Blood relation10%-15%

TopicsStatistics TopicsWeightage
Chapter 14-15Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion: Mean Median, Mode, Mean
Deviation, Quartiles and Quartile Deviation, Standard Deviation, Coefficient
of Variation, Coefficient of Quartile Deviation Statistical Representation of Data,
Diagrammatic representation of data, Frequency distribution, Graphical
representation of Frequency Distribution –Histogram, Frequency, Polygon,
Ogive, Pie-chart
Chapter 16-17Probability: Independent and dependent events; mutually exclusive events.
25% Total and Compound Probability; Bayes’ theorem; and Mathematical
Expectation Theoretical Distribution: Binomial Distribution, Poisson
distribution–basic application and Normal Distribution – basic applications

CA Foundation Maths Question Paper and Answer 2021

If you want to get good marks in CA Foundation exams, it is important to have a continuous practice of all the subjects. RC Sharma always requests students to keep practicing ICAI question paper to get an overview of CA Foundation exam pattern for the planned study. Solving Maths question papers will help you understand the difficulty levels and will also help you to excel in solving the complex problem in no time.

Students can download the CA Foundation question papers for maths and other subjects along with MTPs, RTPs, previous year papers.

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CA Foundation Maths Mock Test Paper 2021

Mock test papers are mocking or imagining the exams. It’s similar to the day when you will give your real exams. VSI schedules such mock tests in intervals to keep its students well prepared for the students. ICAI also scheduled such mock tests before exams. It is important to appear for such mock tests as you may get an idea about exam pattern and also about the updated syllabus.  Practicing ICAI mock test papers, model question papers will help you in your upcoming CA Foundation exam. You can download the CA Foundation Mock Test Papers of maths from here

1) Practicing ICAI mock test papers, Series-I

 2)VSI mock test papers,

3)CA Foundation Papers

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Tips and tricks to crack CA foundation Maths Exam Dec 2021

  • Note down the important formulas and concepts and pinboard it for quick reference.
  • Keep practicing regularly to get great marks in Maths subjects.
  • Make three registers individually for Maths, Logical  Reasoning, and Statistics and add their respective syllabus, weightage, study material on it.
  • Learn the short keys of the calculator for fast and accurate calculations.

So, now you know about the CA Foundation Maths syllabus, paper pattern, study material, chapter-wise weightage, question papers, and tips to crack the exams. Comment below to know more or join our online classes for better study of Maths paper for CA Foundation.

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