CA Intermediate Eligibility Criteria to Register for 2022 Exams


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CA Intermediate Eligibility Criteria – As we all know ICAI has revised its syllabus and w.e.f 1st July 2017 IPCC has been replaced by CA Intermediate. To be eligible for CA Intermediate registration, students have two options. For Foundation route students, they have to clear the exams and score above 40% in each subject and overall 50%. Graduate and post-graduate students that have commerce, have to score above 55%. However, for non-commerce graduates, the minimum percentage is 60. Exam for CA Intermediate will conduct twice a year i.e. MAY and November the same as earlier.

There are a total of 8 CA Intermediate papers that students need to study in the 8-9 months of the study period. Students can check out our complete CA Intermediate course guide for detailed information.

In this article, you’ll get to know the CA Intermediate eligibility criteria and you can also read the frequently asked questions.

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CA Intermediate Eligibility –

  1. A candidate becomes eligible to register for Intermediate only after passing the (10+2) examination conducted by an examining body constituted by law and also after passing CA Foundation (introduced by ICAI as per the new scheme).
  2. There is also a direct entry route through which a candidate can enrol for Intermediate directly without going through Either CA Foundation.
    • Students who are Graduate/ Post Graduate in Commerce and secured a minimum of 55% can register directly for Intermediate without passing CA  Foundation.
    • Similarly to Commerce Graduates, Non-commerce Graduates/ Post Graduates can also register for Intermediate by securing 60% marks in Graduation/ Post Graduation.
    • Apart from the above, the students who cleared the Intermediate level of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India or The Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

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The above students can get register directly for the Intermediate level without passing entrance level.

The students who are appearing in the Intermediate examinations through the Foundation route are required to undergo 8 months of study period after registering for Intermediate Course.

The candidates who are there in the last year of their graduation can register for the Intermediate course on the Provisional basis.

However, they can commence practical training only on the successful submission of the proof that they have passed their graduation successfully with the specified percentage discussed above. During this provisional registration period, they can complete ITT (Information Technology) and O.P (Orientation Programme).  But if they failed to produce such evidence then their provisional registration shall stand cancelled and fees will neither be refunded nor be adjusted. Addition to this, if he has undergone through theoretical Educational Programme then no credit shall be given of such.

ITT and OP training must be completed before the commencement of practical training for the graduate students / Post Graduate students who are taking direct entry in the CA Course.

And in order to appear in the Intermediate examination, they need to successfully complete nine months of practical training. To know the total CA Course duration, you can visit the given link.

As you know the eligibility criteria for the CA Intermediate course, now you have to fill out the registration form and the exam form. After filing the exam form, then only you are going to receive the CA Intermediate Admit Card for the exams.

You can check the latest CA Intermediate result updates for the Dec 2021 examination.

However, the candidates who are registered directly in the CA Intermediate after clearing the Intermediate level of “The Institute of Cost Accountants of India” or “The Institute of Company Secretaries of India” are eligible to appear in the Intermediate examination after undergone through 8 months of study period similar like students who are appearing through the CA Foundation route.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q1. What is the CA Intermediate eligibility criteria 2022 for registration?

    Commerce Graduate or postgraduate students has to score at least 50% marks in their exams. And, non-commerce graduates or postgraduate students, have to score at least 60% marks in their semesters. Clear the CA Foundation exams with 40% in each subject and overall 50%. Moreover, the candidates are eligible only if they have cleared the level of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India. 

    Q2. Can students apply for CA intermediate exams after class 12th?

    To apply for CA intermediate exams after class 12th, candidates have to first apply for CA foundation and have to clear the exams. After completion of the CA foundation exam only, candidates can apply for the ca intermediate exams.

    Q3. Do candidates feel difficulties in clearing the CA intermediate exams?

    CA intermediate is not as tough as candidates think. For the preparation of the CA intermediate exams, candidates have to make a strategy to prepare well for the exams. Candidates need to join the best CA institute for CA intermediate

    Q4. How can candidates crack the CA intermediate in the first attempt?

    To know how to crack the CA intermediate exams in the first attempt click on the given link.


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