CA Intermediate Exam Pattern May 2022 – Marking Scheme, Syllabus and Tips

The renowned CA Institute the ICAI (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ) has recently released the 2022 Intermediate Exam Pattern of CA. As per the pattern of CA Intermediate 2022, this exam will be conducted in offline mode only. Here candidates need to answer the descriptive questions as well as the MCQs.

The new CA Intermediate exam pattern for 2022 states that there will be 8 papers. And they are distributed basically into two groups. Each group consists of four CA Intermediate papers and it’s the candidate’s choice to appear for any one of them just once. As per the exam pattern of the CA Intermediate Exam Paper, it is essential for the students to have an overall 50% score. And one has to obtain 40% per paper to get qualified. To have no doubts about the May 2022 session aspiring candidates must go through the pattern of exam CA Intermediate. To obtain further details about the exam pattern of the CA Intermediate May 2022 one can read the article given below:-

Important note: CA Intermediate is the updated name for CA IPCC. In May 2017, ICAI has revised its scheme.

CA Intermediate Rankers of Dec 2021

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New Exam Schedule for the May 2022 CA Intermediate

CA Intermediate GroupsDates
CA Intermediate Group 115th, 18th, 20th, and 22nd May 2022
CA Intermediate Group 224th, 26th, 28th and 30th May 2022

Check the CA Intermediate Date sheet of all subjects.

Exam Pattern of CA Intermediate May 2022 Exams

For understanding, the question paper’s various aspects and both old and new schemes change the candidates must thoroughly see the exam pattern for CA Intermediate 2022. As per this new pattern of ICAI, the paper will cover long answers and subjective questions of around the paper’s 70%. While MCQs are there for the remaining 30%. For the Intermediate exam of CA one can check the ICAI complete exam pattern below:-

CA Intermediate Exam Paper Pattern

Exam ModePen and paper-based
Type of questionObjective cum subjective
Exam Duration3 hours per paper
Medium of ExamEnglish/ Hindi
Number of PapersEight
Number of Marks100 per paper
Negative MarkingNone

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    Get all the details about the CA Intermediate Course

    For Direct Entry Candidates-Training Sessions

    Three training processes are essential to be taken by candidates that come through the direct entry and enroll for the course of CA. To finally get registered for the Final program of CA a candidate must pass CA Intermediate both groups and all three training requisites must be completed. Training requisites that are mandatory are as follows:-

    • After 6 months(earlier 9 months) completion of practical training, a candidate can appear for the exams of CA Intermediate.
    • Before the articleship, one must complete the integrated course of four weeks on soft skills and information technology. It should also comprise courses like the OC(Orientation Course) and the Information Technology(IT) Course.
    • For practical training of three years, the registration must be done.

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    What is the ICAI’s new marking scheme and CA Intermediate Exam Paper 2022 passing criteria?

    The updated marking scheme and passing criteria as per the exam pattern of ICAI is illustrated below:-

    • The total or maximum marks are 100 in the CA Intermediate 2022 paper.
    • The mandatory thing for all CA applicants is that-In each subject it is essential for them to score 40 percent marks at least to clear the group.
    • There will not be any negative marking in the 2022 exam of CA Intermediate.
    • An aggregate of about 50 percent marks is required as per CA Intermediate new pattern.
    • In CA intermediate exam paper exemption can be claimed by students by which sixty percent and more marks are scored in any of the papers.

    Subject-Wise Marks Distribution

    Paper Marks
    Group I
    Paper 1: Accounting100
    Paper 2: Corporate and Other Law
    Part 1: Company Laws
    Part 2: Other Laws
    Paper 3 Cost and Management Accounting100
    Paper 4: Taxation
    Part A: Income Tax Law
    Part B: Indirect Tax Laws
    Group II
    Paper 5: Advanced Accounting100
    Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance100
    Paper 7: Enterprise Information System and Strategic Management
    Part A: Enterprise Information System
    Part B: Strategic Management
    Paper 8: Financial Management and Economics for Finance
    Part A: Financial Management
    Part B: Economics for Finance

    Check the latest updates regarding CA Intermediate results and CA IPCC results of Dec 2021.

    Skills-wise Distribution in CA Intermediate Papers

    PaperLevel I 
    Comprehension and Knowledge
    Level II 
    Paper 1: Accounting5%-15%85%-95%
    Paper 2 Part 1: Corporate Laws40%-55%45%-60%
    Paper 2 Part 2: Other Laws35%-55%45%-65%
    Paper 3 Cost and Management Accounting20%-30%70%-80%
    Paper 4A: Taxation- Income Tax Law5%-20%80%-95%
    Paper 4B: Taxation- Indirect Tax Laws20%-45%55%-80%
    Paper 5: Advanced Accounting30%-55%45%-70%
    Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance5%-15%85%-95%
    Paper 7A: Enterprise Information System30%-55%45%-70%
    Paper 7B: Strategic Management50%-70%30%-50%
    Paper 8A: Financial Management20%-30%70%-80%
    Paper 8B: Economics for Finance60%-80%20%-40%

    Check Detailed Marks Distribution for CA Intermediate Papers (under new scheme)
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    Syllabus for CA Intermediate May 2022 Exams

    To know the CA Intermediate exam paper pattern even better, students have to check the CA Intermediate syllabus for the 2022 exams. As the CA Inter papers are based on the syllabus, it will be helpful if you go through the complete syllabus and make a study plan.

    For this, students can check or download the CA Intermediate Syllabus 2022 from the ICAI or the VSI website.
    Also read: ICAI CA Intermediate Course Guide – May 2022 Announcement

    Study Material for CA Intermediate 2022

    For both old and new revised schemes the study material of the CA Intermediate exam Paper was released by the ICAI. For getting a better grasp on the pattern of the exam, to know the marks distribution and identification of FAQ topics the official CA Intermediate study material can be downloaded by the candidates. Mock and revision test papers are included in the study material of the CA Intermediate Exam Paper. Without doing silly mistakes students can answer accurately if they practice the sample papers thoroughly. In this way, their time management skills can also be improved.

     Mode and Medium of Examination of CA Intermediate Exam Paper

    In all centres only in offline (pen-paper) mode the exam will get conducted as per the  CA Inter exam’s new pattern. Exams can be given by applicants in languages like English and Hindi.
    CA Foundation Exam Passing: CA Intermediate Exam Paper 2021
    Only after passing the exam of (10+2), any candidate becomes eligible to appear and register for the exam like CA Intermediate. Also one must pass the CA Foundation(introduced by ICAI as per the new scheme) and CPT(Common Proficiency Test).
    Exam’s duration for the 2021 CA Intermediate Exam Paper
    As per the new pattern of the exam only 3 hrs. duration is provided for each paper in the exam of 2021 CA final. To read the paper extra 15 minutes are also provided to all the applicants.
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    Special Pendrive Classes for the course of CA Intermediate Exam Paper

    The VSI institute provides the Pendrive classes to CA students CA Intermediate pen drive classes and the CA study material is effectively covered in that. English and Hindi medium students can enjoy these classes. On taking the pen drive classes a student will get awesome advantages and they are stated below:-

    1. One can save the time of travel
    2. enjoy flexible timings
    3. Can replay the concept
    4. Play by comfort
    5. Can’t miss classes
    6. No more clashing of classes

    The Preparation Tips for the May 2022 CA Intermediate Exam Paper

    Before the applicants appear for the CA Intermediate May 2022 Exam they must follow some essential tricks and tips which are stated below:-

    1. One must refer to the study material of the institute after registering for the CA Intermediate exam Paper.
    2. Different questions can be solved from the question bank of the CA Intermediate exam Paper.
    3. One must solve the important model test papers by visiting the official website of ICAI to understand the CA exam pattern in a better way.
    4. Applicants must give more importance to the practical part of the CA Intermediate exam Paper.

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    If one aspires to crack the paper, then he/she should read the following article. The  ICAI Study Material, updated Mock Test series, Revision Test Papers, and Completely updated CA Inter Syllabus are covered in the lectures and notes of the provided material given by the VSI Institute of Jaipur. At this institute, special Pendrive classes are provided. The team of this institute wishes good luck to all aspirants of the CA Intermediate. It is suggested by the institute that one should be safe at home and study well.

    Students should download the CA Intermediate Admit Card for May 2022 examinations. You can click on the given link to know the necessary details about the admit card.

    Students can also register for the CA Intermediate Coaching for higher chances of success.

    CA Intermediate Exam Paper Pattern 2022 -Frequently Asked Questions

    Question: The CA Intermediate exam Paper contains how many papers?

    Ans. Under the new scheme of the CA Intermediate, there are around 2 groups and a total of 8 papers.

    Question:  According to the new pattern of CA Intermediate is there any negative marking in the exam?

    Ans. No, under 2022 CA Intermediate no negative marking is there.

    Question: In CA Intermediate do we have any stepwise marking?

    Ans. Right now there is no such rule specified by the ICAI. So it completely depends on the mental state of the examiner whether he considers steps for the answers or not.

    Question: What is the minimum study period for CA Intermediate Exam?

    Ans. As per ICAI, the minimum study period for CA Intermediate Exam is 8 months.