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CA Final Syllabus and Subjects PDF for May 2018 By ICAI

CA Final Syllabus and Subjects PDF for May 2018 By ICAI

CA Final Syllabus : Chartered Accountants were the first accountants to form a professional accounting body, initially established in Scotland in 1854. The Edinburgh Society of Accountants (1854), the Glasgow Institute of Accountants and Actuaries (1854) and the Aberdeen Society of Accountants (1867) were each granted a royal charter almost from their inception.

The title is an internationally recognised professional designation and is generally equivalent to the American certified public accountant designation.

Chartered accountants work in all fields of business and finance, including audit, taxation, financial and general management. 

CA Final Syllabus : CA exam to be tweaked to stand the test of time, ICAI may introduce new subjects. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) which conducts the CA exam, has approached the ministry of corporate affairs to improve the curriculum, introduce new subjects, electives, and open book tests in a few papers

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CA Final Subjects


CA Final Syllabus for May 2018 exam

CA Final Syllabus : Here we are providing complete details of CA Final Syllabus for Group 1 and group 2.

These are the subjects for CA Final Group 1 Syllabus

Group 1
Paper 1 Financial Reporting
Paper 2 Strategic Financial Management
Paper 3 Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
Paper 4 Corporate and Allied Laws

These are the subjects for CA Final Group 2 Syllabus

Group 2
Paper 5 Advanced Management Accounting
Paper 6 Information Systems Control and Audit
Paper 7 Direct Tax Laws
Paper 8 Indirect Tax Laws

Download CA Final Syllabus PDF, CA Final New syllabus PDF for may 2018 Exam

CA Final Syllabus : Click below links to download ICAI CA final syllabus, ca final new syllabus list for may 2018 exam.

CA Final Syllabus for May 2018

CA Final subjects new syllabus Applicable from 1st July, 2017

CA Final Syllabus : ICAI has given a notification about CA New Scheme (CA Course 2017) of Education and Training. ICAI thought that It’s time for changing entire CA Course pattern. So that they announced New CA Course 2016 – a New scheme. Here we given key features of New CA Course 2017 – a New scheme.

Students who are eligible to register in the CPT/IIPCC/Final under the existing scheme, may register on or before 30th June, 2017. With effect from 1st July, 2017, the registration in the CPT/IIPCC/Final under the existing scheme will discontinue.

CA Final Syllabus New Course Subject Wise Amendments May 2018 exam

CA Final Amendments for May 2018 

CA Final Financial Reporting Amendments 

CA Final Syllabus : AS-6 has been removed and merged with AS-10. So, for Nov 2017 exam, students need to study the revised AS-10.

Topics in FR Applicable 

  1. All AS
  2. Introduction to IND AS
  3. All Ind AS carve-outs/ins vis-a-vis IFRS
  4. Comparative study of IND AS with AS
  5.  Ind AS 32, 107 & 109 in detail
  6. AS 30, 31 & 32
    1. Topics in CA Final FR Not Applicable for Nov 2017:
      1. All Ind AS in detail
      2. Interpretations by IFRIC
      3. Understanding of US GAAP’s
      4. Application of IFRS and US GAAP
      5. chapter 2 & 6 of Jan 15 edition Study Material(SM)

CA Final SFM Amendments

CA Final Syllabus : There are no new Syllabus & Amendments in CA Final SFM Syllabus. The same syllabus that was applicable for earlier exam will be applicable for Nov 2017.

CA Final Audit Amendments 

CA Final Syllabus : In view of the decision taken by the appropriate authority and approved list of pronouncements applicable for November 2017 Examination, students are required to refer to erstwhile SA 700 series (SA 700, SA 705 and SA 706 published in January 2016 edition of Study Material and Auditing Pronouncements) instead of revised SA 700 series (SA 700, SA701, SA 705, SA 706 as given in January 2017 edition of the Study Material).

There has been few changes in the Guidance Note on Reporting under section 143(3)(f) and section 143(3)(h). These sections deals with the duties and powers of company auditors.

CA Final Syllabus Law Amendments

CA Final Syllabus : The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has implemented few changes in the Companies Act, 2013. Due to this, ICAI has amended few sections and provisions in the Companies Act part.

Read this article for Complete details of CA Final Law Syllabus and get many free study materials for ca final syllabus.

CA Final AMA Amendments 

CA Final Syllabus : There are no new changes or Amendments in the CA Final AMA syllabus.

Read this article for Complete details of CA Final AMA Syllabus and get download for free, and video lectures.

CA Final ISCA Amendments

CA Final Syllabus : There are no new changes or amendments in the CA Final ISCA Syllabus applicable for Nov 2017 exams.

CA Final DT Amendments

CA Final Syllabus : When compared to syllabus applicable for the last exam, there are around 10-15 Amendments in CA Final Direct Tax syllabus.

Amendments made in the provisions of Direct Tax Laws by the Finance Act, 2016 including various circulars and notifications issued up to 30th April, 2017 will be applicable for CA Final November, 2017 examinations. Accordingly, the applicable assessment year shall be A.Y. 2017-18 for Direct Tax Laws for CA Final November, 2017 Examination.

The Revision Test Paper (RTP) for November 2017 Examination shall contain the significant amendments by way of notifications and circulars issued between 1st May, 2016 and 30th April, 2017.

ICDS Applicable for November, 2017 Exam:

CA Final Syllabus : CA Final students appearing in November, 2017 examination may note that Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS) shall be applicable. Accordingly, you are required to apply ICDS for computation of income or for answering application based or knowledge based questions. This is because the applicability of ICDS has been postponed to the assessment year 2017-18 and subsequent assessment years by CBDT vide Notification No.S.O.3079(E) dated 29.9.2016.

Read this article for   Complete details of CA Final DT Syllabus

CA Final IDT Amendments

CA Final Syllabus : There are around 20-25 new Amendments in CA Final Indirect Tax Syllabus.students appearing in November, 2017 final examination will be examined on “Overview of GST” for 10 marks in Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws.

Read this article for Complete details of CA Final IDT Syllabus for may 2018 exam.

CA Foundation Revised Syllabus For May 2018

Paper 1Principles and Practices of Accounting100 Marks
Paper 2 (Part I)Mercantile Laws60 Marks
Paper-2 (Part-II)General English40 Marks
Paper 3Business Mathematics Logical Reasoning and Statistics100 Marks
Paper 4Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge100 Marks

CA Intermediate Revised New Syllabus

 Paper 1 Accounting 100 Marks
 Paper 2 Corporate and Other Laws 100 Marks
 Paper  3 Cost Accounting 100 Marks
 Paper 4A Direct Tax Laws 60 Marks
 Paper 4B Indirect Tax Laws 40 Marks
 Paper 5 Advanced Accounting 100 Marks
 Paper 6 Auditing and Assurance 100 Marks
 Paper 7A Financial Management 60 Marks
 Paper 7B Business Economic Environment 40 Marks
 Paper 8A Information Technology 60 Marks
 Paper 8B Strategic Management 40 Marks

CA Final Syllabus for may 2018

 Paper 1Financial Reporting 100 Marks
 Paper 2Strategic Financial Management 100 Marks
 Paper  3Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics 100 Marks
 Paper 4ACorporate Laws 60 Marks
 Paper 4BOther Economic Laws 40 Marks
 Paper 5Advanced Management Accounting 100 Marks
 Paper 6AFinancial Services and Capital Markets 50 Marks
 Paper 6BInformation Systems Control and Audit 50 Marks
 Paper 7AAdvanced Direct Tax Laws 70 Marks
 Paper 7BInternational Taxation 30 Marks
 Paper 8B Advanced Indirect Laws 100 Marks

Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS)

  • Objective:To sharpen the technical and soft skills of CA students.
  • Duration : Three Weeks
  • Action: Students registering for the Intermediate course shall be required to do ICITSS before commencing practical training.
  • Assessment Test: An assessment test shall be conducted at the end of the course which the students have to qualify.

Highlights of the New Revised CA Course – CA Final new syllabus ICAI applicable from 2016 exam onwards

  • The President of ICAI, M.Devaraja Reddy, announced that the new CA Syllabus has been approved by the Corporate Affiars ministry and yet to be approved by the Law Affairs Ministry.
  • Once approved, it is likely to be made applicable from November 2017 exams. Existing students under old syllabus will be chance for few attempts before being converted to the new curriculum.
  • Under new syllabus, many changes were brought in all three levels i.e., CPT, IPCC and Final.
  • CPT will then be for 400 marks, with two theory and two objective type papers.
  • CA IPCC will have 8 subjects.
  • New subject named ‘Capital Markets’ in the Second Group, for 50 Marks sharing the paper with ISCA.

CA Final Timetable November 2017 Date Sheet

SubjectExam Date
FR1st Nov, 2017
SFM3rd Nov, 2017
Auditing6th Nov, 2017
Law8th Nov, 2017
AMA10th Nov, 2017
ISCA12th Nov, 2017
Direct Tax14th Nov, 2017
Indirect Tax16th Nov, 2017

check ICAI Announcement on Implementation of Revised Scheme of Education and Training for CA Course

Exam Fee for November 2017

CA Final Syllabus : The Exam Fee for Both Groups of CA Final November 2017 Exam is Rs.3.300. The Exam fee for any one group (Either Group-1 or Group-2) is Rs.1,800.

CA Final Time Table Nov 2017

CA Final Syllabus : [As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 31 (ii) of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.]

Scroll Down and Download ICAI exam Date for Nov 2017 Exam (Afternoon Session: 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM) (IST)





CA Final Subject: Group I

  •  Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
  • Corporate and Allied Laws

CA Final Subject: Group II

  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Information Systems Control and Audit
  • Direct Tax Laws
  • Indirect Tax Laws

Passing Criteria for CA Final

  • If Student appears for Both Groups simultaneously: A student will be declared to have passed if he secures in one sitting Minimum 40% marks in each paper of Both Groups AND Minimum 50% marks in the aggregate of all the papers of both Groups taken together. Then,
  • If Student appears for only one Group: A student will be declared to have passed if he secures in one sitting Minimum 40% marks in each paper of the Group AND Minimum 50% marks in the aggregate of all the papers of that Group. Then,
  • Exemption: If student fails in Group but gets 60 or more marks in any of the subject, he will be declared as passed in that subject

In case of failure in any one subject he has to reappear for all subjects of that group which are not exempt.

Courses on General Management and Communication Skills

CA Final Syllabus : Students, who are joining for practical training on or after 1st May, 2012 shall have to undergo

GMCS-I & II Courses of 15 days each.

  • GMCS – I Course should undergo during the first year of practical training, then
  • GMCS– Finally, II should undergo between 19th – 36th months of practical training.

Frequently asked questions on CA Final Syllabus,Subject,Amendment

Q1. Can i view ca final accounts, costing amendments for may 2018 ?

ca final syllabus changes : Yes you can view ca final accounts, costing amendments for may 2018 from CAKART. Ca final amendments.

Q2. Can i view praveen sharma recent amendments for may 2018 exam?

ca final syllabus changes :  Yes you can view praveen sharma recent amendments for may 2018 exam from CAKART. Ca final recent amendments by praveen sharma.

Q3. What are subjects in CA Final new syllabus and old syllabus ?

ca final syllabus changes :  CA Final proposed Subjects for May 2018 (Old Syllabus)

Subject NameMarks(Weightage)
Financial Reporting100 Marks
Strategic Financial Management100 Marks
Auditing and Ethics100 Marks
Corporate and Allied Laws100 Marks
Advanced Management Accounting100 Marks
Information Systems Control and Audit100 Marks
Direct Tax100 Marks
Indirect Tax100 Marks

CA Final Subjects in Hindi or English for May 2018 (New Syllabus eligibility detail analysis)

NoSubject NameMarks
Paper 1Financial Reporting 100 Marks
Paper 2Strategic Financial Management 100 Marks
Paper  3Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics 100 Marks
Paper 4ACorporate Laws 60 Marks
Paper 4BOther Economic Laws 40 Marks
Paper 5Advanced Management Accounting 100 Marks
Paper 6Optional Papers* 50 Marks
Paper 7AAdvanced Direct Tax Laws 70 Marks
Paper 7BInternational Taxation 30 Marks
Paper 8BAdvanced Indirect Laws 100 Marks

Q4. What are the certified documents(content) to be attached with CA Final exam form?

ca final syllabus changes : The documents or attachments to be enclosed that need to be submitted with CA Final registration form is as follows:

  • Copy of CA IPCC Marksheet attested by a CA
  • Demand Draft/Pay Order for CA Final Registration Fees


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