ICAI CA Foundation Maths for May 2022 – Weightage, Syllabus

CA Foundation Maths May 2022 – CA Foundation is the first level of the CA course. To clear the foundation level, it requires students to pass the 4 papers of the 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 papers, sample papers, and mock test papers, will help the students to master the subject. According to the revised CA Foundation Date sheet 2022, the CA Foundation maths paper will be held on June 28, 2022.

In this article, you will know about the ICAI CA Foundation maths syllabus, paper pattern, chapter-wise weightage, question papers, study material, and the tips to excel in the maths exam of May 2022. 

ICAI CA Foundation Maths for May 2022

CA Foundation Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics subject is paper 3 of the CA foundation course. After completing the entire syllabus of maths 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 skills: Logical Reasoning, Analytical Skills.

CA Foundation Mathematics Paper Pattern 2022

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

  • Paper pattern: objective
  • Total questions 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.

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    CA Foundation Mathematics Syllabus and Study Material for May 2022

     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 CA Foundation 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 ICAI 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

    ICAI CA Foundation Maths Chapter Wise Weightage for May 2022

    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 maths exams according to the chapter-wise weightage of topics.

    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

    How to attempt the CA Foundation Maths paper 2022?

    Firstly, students must be aware of the CA Foundation exam pattern. Now, they need to attempt all 100 questions in 2hours. The questions asked are MCQ, 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 Maths Mock Test Paper 2022

    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 patterns and also about the updated syllabus. Practising 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. Mock Test Series-I

    2. Mock Test Series-II

    3. Download the CA Foundation mock test papers and revision test papers of the past attempts from this link.

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    Study Tips to crack CA Foundation Maths Exam May 2022

    • Note down all the important CA Foundation maths formulas and concepts and pinboard it for quick reference.
    • Keep practising 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.

    FAQs on CA Foundation Maths

    Ques 1. Is the CA Foundation Maths exam difficult to clear?

    Ans 1. Yes, CA Foundation Maths is slightly difficult. At the same time, it is also a scoring subject. So, students need to give proper time to this subject and practice daily.

    Ques 2. How to clear the ICAI CA Foundation Maths paper?

    Ans 2. To clear the CA Foundation maths paper, you need to make your concepts strong and practice daily. Furthermore, you need to practice mock test papers to get the idea of the maths paper pattern.

    Ques 3. Can a non-maths student clear paper 3 easily? 

    Ans 3. Students who don’t have maths in their 11th and 12th might face some difficulty. However, if you give enough time and attention to this subject, then you can clear this paper. Also, Maths is only part of paper 3. Non-maths students can focus more on statistics and logical reasoning.

    Wish you all the best for the exams.