CA New syllabus and its applicability date


CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards: CA exam to be tweaked to stand test of time, ICAI may introduce new subjects The country’s toughest examination is about to change with the changing times. After a decade, 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 Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016

CA Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016: . ICAI announced on Jan 2nd 2015 that they will make some changes in CA Syllabus from 2016. We have already given that entire notification about Changes in CA New Syllabus 2016. Today ICAI has given a notification about CA New Syllabus (CA Syllabus 2016) of Education and Training. ICAI thought that It’s time for changing entire CA Syllabus pattern. So that they announced CA New Syllabus 2016 – a New scheme. Here we given key features of  CA Syllabus 2016 – a New scheme.

In the given notification CA Syllabus 2016, there are some changes in CA CPT, IPCC and CA Final. This new course / syllabus / scheme will be applicable from 2016. Here we are providing CPT new syllabus from 2016,

IPCC syllabus 2016, CA Final syllabus 2016. Applicability of new scheme of CA Syllabus 2016 for currents scheme students.

In Foundation course Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be Objective type papers and remaining are descriptive papers. ICAI didn’t remove Information Technology and Strategic Management Paper in CA IPCC Group – 2 and also ICAI didn’t remove Information Systems Control and Audit paper in CA Final. Read remaining changes as per new syllabus in CA CPT, IPCC and CA Final from May 2016 !!

CA Foundation Subjects

  • Paper 1 : Fundamentals OF Accounting.
  • Paper 2 : Quantitative aptitude.
  • Paper 3 A: Mercantile Law.
  • Paper 3 B: General Economics.
  • Paper 4 : General English.
  • Paper 4 B: Business Communication.

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

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Revised CA Syllabus Applicable from 1st July, 2017

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 new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

New CA Syllabus Applicability Date

It is a known fact that, the syllabus of CA Course is being radically changed. We have been receiving numerous requests regarding the applicability of this new syllabus.

It is hereby clarified that, the new syllabus will likely come into effect only from May/June 2018 exams.

Students registered under existing syllabus will likely be given 2-3 attempts chance to pass the exams, after which the new syllabus will be made applicable.

Students who registered under old syllabus will be given at least three attempts before making the new syllabus applicable to them.

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

Applicability of CA Syllabus 2016 to Current CPT, IPCC and Final students

ICAI said that “We are hopeful that we will able to get permission of the government to introduce CA new syllabus 2016 and once we get the permission from the government then we will able to launch CA new syllabus 2016. I would like to inform all the students for your concern, you will continue in the current scheme. Don’t get any confusion. We will give ample opportunities (Some Fixed Number of Attempts) to complete the CA exams under the current scheme.

What about Number of Attempts for Old Syllabus Students ?

So students who are under the current scheme can complete the course under the current scheme. We will give sufficient number of attempts to complete the CA exams in old syllabus . Then you will migrate to CA new syllabus 2016. So there is nothing for you to bother about whether new syllabus 2016 is applicable to you or not. As you know it is a long process and this process takes time, government approves takes time to implement. So you just focus on your current scheme.”

Changes in CPT – CPT New Syllabus 2016

  • The present entrance exam CPT (Common Proficiency Test) has changed to “Foundation Exam”
  • CPT MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based exam has changed to Foundation descriptive exam. Now you can register for CPT before 6 months. In new scheme you should register before 9 months.
  • Adequate time gap is given so that students get sufficient time to study since the Foundation Course has been made descriptive. Also, there is an addition of full paper.
  • Foundation Examination will be partly descriptive in nature.
  • ICAI has added two additional papers in Foundation exam (CPT). They are 1. General English for 40 Marks. 2. Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks).

CA Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016: CA Syllabus 2016 – Foundation Course (CPT)  syllabus applicable from 2016

Foundation Course: Number of Papers — 4

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There are 4 papers in CA Foundation course. Remember one thing that Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be Objective type papers. Read below !!

Paper I: Principles and Practices of Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 2*: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Statistics (40 Marks)

Paper 3: Mercantile Law & General English (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Mercantile Law (60 Marks)
  • Part II: General English (40 Marks)

Paper 4*: Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Business Economics (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

*Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be Objective type papers

Note :

1. Passing percentage:Aggregate- 50% and Subject-wise- 40% at one sitting.

2. Objective type question of I or more marks.

3. Examination: In the month of November and May after passing Class XII

CA Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016: Recommended Read : Complete details of CA CPT syllabus and subjects – November 2016 Exam

Changes in CA IPCC – IPCC New Syllabus 2016

ICAI has announced some changes in CA IPCC syllabus also. Here we are providing Changes from 2016 in CA IPCC Syllabus / Scheme.

1. Present CA IPCC exam has 7 papers. In new scheme there are 8 papers for IPCC exam.

2. Changes in CA IPCC Cost accounting and Financial Management

Now costing and Fm exam for 100 Marks. But in new scheme

  • Costing exam for 100 marks (Group – 1)
  • Financial Management exam for 60 marks (Group – 2)

3. Changes in CA IPCC Law Paper

Communication of Law paper 20 Marks has removed from CA IPCC Law paper.

  • Business Law of 30 Marks removed from CA IPCC.
  • Marks weightage of Company Act has increased to 60 marks
  • Other laws is for 20 marks and Ethics for 20 marks

4. Changes in CA IPCC Tax exam. Tax paper has divided into 2 parts

  • Direct Tax – 60 Marks
  • Indirect Tax – 40 Marks

5. Information Technology and Strategic Management Paper also included in CA IPCC Group – 2.

  • Part I: Information Technology (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Strategic Management (40 Marks)

See below CA IPCC Syllabus 2016.

Intermediate Course: Number of Papers — 8

Group I

Paper I : Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 2: Corporate Laws & Other Laws (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Corporate Laws (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Other Laws (40 Marks)

Paper 3: Cost Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 4: Direct Tax Laws & Indirect Tax Laws (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Direct Tax Laws (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Indirect Tax Laws (40 Marks)

Group II

Paper 5: Advanced Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance (100 Marks)

Paper 7: Financial Management & Business Economic Environment (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Financial Management (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Business Economic Environment (40 Marks)

Paper 8: Information Technology & Strategic Management (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Information Technology (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Strategic Management (40 Marks)

CA Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016: Recommended Read : Complete details of CA IPCC Syllabus and Subjects for Nov 2016 Exam

Changes in CA Final – Final Syllabus 2016

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ICAI has announced some changes in CA Final syllabus 2016 also. These changes in CA Final syllabus / scheme applicable from 2016. In new scheme also there are 8 papers for CA Final exam.

  • The subject Information Systems Control and Audit (ISCA) paper for 50 marks.
  • International Taxation for 30 marks has been added in CA Final syllabus 2016 view of increasing importance of the subject in the present globalized world.
  • A new subject ‘Financial Services and Capital Market’ has been included to make CA more competitive in the finance related areas.
  • The nomenclature Corporate Laws and other Economic Laws has been kept to make the name more representative of the subject.

See below CA Final syllabus from 2016

CA Final Course: Number of Papers: 8

Group I

Paper I: Financial Reporting (100 Marks)

Paper 2 : Strategic Financial Management (100 Marks)

Paper 3 :Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (100 Marks)

Paper 4 : Corporate Laws and other Economic Laws (100 Marks)

Group – II

Paper 5 : Advanced Management Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 6 : Financial Services and Capital Markets & Information Systems Control and Audit (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Financial Services and Capital Markets (50 Marks)
  • Part II: Information Systems Control and Audit (50 Marks)

Paper 7: Advanced Direct Tax Laws & International Taxation

  • Part I: Advanced Direct Tax Laws (70 Marks)
  • Part II: International Taxation (30 Marks)

Paper – 8: Advanced Indirect Tax Laws (100 Marks)

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CA New Course | Foundation Route

Revised Scheme: Route I – Foundation Course

Under the Foundation Course Route, the following steps are required

1. Register with Board of Studies (BoS) after appearing in Class XII till June 30/Dec 31.

2. Be eligible to appear for Foundation examination after passing Class XII examination. The first Foundation examination can be taken in November/May, as applicable, following passing of Class XII examination.

3. Qualify Foundation Course.

4. Register with the BoS for the Intermediate Course.

5. Complete 8 months of study

6. Appear and Pass in either or both Groups of Intermediate Course

7. Successfully complete Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) before commencement of the practical training

8. Register for Three years Practical Training on passing either or both the Groups of Intermediate.

9. Register for the Final Course after qualifying both the Groups of Intermediate Course.

10. Successfully complete Four Weeks Advanced ICITSS during the last two years of Practical Training.

11. Complete Practical Training.

12. Appear in Final examination after completion of practical training and Advanced ICITSS.

13. Become Member.

Note‬: ICAI has decided in principle the above mentioned Scheme. However, the scheme will be notified inthe official Gazette in due course.

CA Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016 : CA New Course | Direct Entry Route

Revised Scheme: Route II – Direct Entry Route

The ICAI allows Commerce Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 55% marks) or Other Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 60% marks) and Intermediate level passed students of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India to enter directly to its Intermediate Course. The following steps are required to be undertaken by the eligible Graduates and Post Graduates under this route:

1. Register with the BOS for the Intermediate course (provisional registration allowed to the students doing Final year of graduation).

2. Successfully complete Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) before commencement of the practical training.

3. Register for Three Years Practical Training.

4. Appear in Intermediate Examination after Nine months of Practical Training.

5. Qualify Intermediate Course.

6. Register for the Final Course after qualifying both Groups of Intermediate Course.

7. Successfully complete Four Weeks Advanced ICITSS during the last two years of Practical Training.

8. Complete Practical Training.

9. Appear in Final examination after completion of practical training and Advanced ICITSS.

10. Become Member

Note: Candidates who have passed Intermediate level examination of ICSI or ICWAI and enter the CA Intermediate course directly shall be treated at par with Foundation passed students and shall have to undergo the CA course in the manner into the Foundation passed students.

Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS)Duration: 4 weeks (2 weeks for soft skills and 2 weeks for IT)When to complete: Students registering for the Intermediate course shall be required to do ICITSS before commencement of practical training.Assessment Test: An assessment test shall be conducted at the end of the course which the students have to qualify for being able to appear in the Intermediate examination.
Practical Training Duration of Practical Training: Three YearsCommences after completing Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) and passing Either or Both Groups of Intermediate.For direct entrants coming through Graduation and Post Graduation route, the practical training commences immediately after they complete four weeks ICITSS.

Advance Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS)Duration: 4 weeks (2 weeks for soft skills and 2 weeks for Advance IT)When to complete: Students undergoing Practical training shall be required to do AICITSS during the last 2 years of Practical training but to complete the same before appearing in the Final Examination.

Assessment Test: An assessment test shall be conducted at the end of the course which the students have to qualify for being eligible to appear in the Final Examination.

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CA Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016

CA Syllabus 2016 Changes in CPT IPCC and CA Final From 2016

CA CPT Revised Syllabus

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 IPCC 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 New Revised Syllabus

 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

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS)

  • Objective:To sharpen the technical and soft skills of CA students.
  • Duration : Three Weeks
  • Who shall do: 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 new syllabus 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. Ethics and Communication part will be removed from Law Paper. Financial Management will then be moved to second group carrying 100 marks.
  • CA Final will have a new subject named ‘Capital Markets’ in the Second Group, for 50 Marks sharing the paper with ISCA.

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CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

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GST to be examined for 10 marks in CA Final Nov IDT paper

Considering the significance of the upcoming GST regime and the recent developments towards its implementation, the Council of ICAI, at its 365th meeting, has decided that students appearing in November, 2017 final examination be also examined on “Overview of GST” for 10 marks in Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws.

Overview of GST” has been included in the syllabus of Final Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws in the following manner:

  • 10 marks on “Overview of GST” have been accommodated in Section B: Service Tax (which presently carries 50 marks) with simultaneous exclusion of certain topics from central excise and service tax:
  • The syllabus of Final Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws after incorporating “Overview of GST” for 10 marks is given as Annexure A. The exclusions from central excise and service tax are given as Annexure B.
  • Overview of GST will be tested in the examination in first compulsory question carrying 20 marks and only knowledge and comprehension based question will be asked from this topic. Thus, out of 20 marks allotted to the compulsory question, 10 marks will be allocated to Overview of GST and remaining 10 will be allocated to central excise and customs.
  • “Overview of GST” will cover an introduction to GST laws in India and basic concepts relating to supply, composite and mixed supplies and charge of tax.

The Supplementary Study Paper on “Overview of GST” covering the content to be examined in November, 2017 final examination for 10 marks will be hosted on the ICAI website by the end of this month.

Practical Training CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

  • Duration of Practical Training :Three Years Commences after one completes Integrated Course on information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) and passes at least Group I of Intermediate.
  • Commences after one completes Integrated Course on information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) and passes at least Group I of Intermediate.For direct entrants coming through Graduation and Post Graduation route, the practical training commences immediately after they complete three weeks ICITSS.
  • For direct entrants coming through Graduation and Post Graduation route, the practical training commences immediately after they complete three weeks ICITSS.

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

S.N.ChangeReason
1Change of Nomenclature to Foundation, Intermediate, Final.The earlier nomenclatures viz. Foundation, Intermediate and Final are quite familiar and well known to the society.
2A Time gap of Nine months between registration and Foundation examination.Adequate time gap is given so that students get sufficient time to study since the Foundation Course has been made descriptive. Also, there is an addition of full paper
3Foundation Examination will be partly descriptive in nature.The present MCQ based system for all papers is giving rise to guess work. As a result, even undeserving students reach the next level giving rise to false hopes. It affects the quality of the profession. Moreover, writing skills are not tested under the present pattern of examination.
4Foundation Course : Number of Papers – 4  Paper 1: Fundamentals of Accounting (100 marks)Paper 2: Quantitative Aptitude (100 Marks) Paper 3: Mercantile Law (60 Marks) and General Economics (40 Marks)Paper 4: General English (50 Marks) and Business Communication (50 marks)Fundamentals of Accounting and Quantitative Aptitude are raised to full papers of 100 marks having regard to their importance and ensuring strong foundations of CA students. Mercantile Law is for 60 marks as the Contract Act. 1872 will be exclusively covered here. General English and Business Communication added as a new subject seeing its importance in the modern business world and preparing the CAs for tomorrow. This will also provide an opportunity to test writing skills of potential entrants.
5Twelve months study period for Intermediate students from the date of registration for the Intermediate Course.Keeping in view the fact that it is proposed to have Eight full papers at the Intermediate level, the study period has been raised to Twelve months.
6Intermediate : 8 papers Group I Paper – I: Accounting (100 marks)Paper – 2: Company Law, Other Laws and Ethics (100 marks)Part – I: Company Law (60 marks)Part – II: Other Laws (20 marks)Part – III: Ethics (20 marks)Paper – 3: Cost Accounting (100 marks)Paper – 4: Direct Taxes ( 1 00 marks) Group II Paper – 5: Advanced Accounting (100 marks)Paper – 6: Auditing and Assurance (100 marks)Paper – 7: Financial Management (100 marks) Paper – 8: Indirect Taxes (100 marks)The existing Communication paper of 20 marks is proposed to be dropped from the Intermediate level as it is now a 50 marks paper at the Foundation level. Business Laws of 30 marks has been dropped from the Intermediate Course as it is included as a full paper at the Foundation level. Allocation of marks for Company Law has been raised to 60 marks in view of its scope and coverage. Select Allied Laws are proposed to be taught at Intermediate level. Paper on Information Technology (IT) has been proposed to be dropped as there are two Training courses of three weeks each on It This would also provide the flexibility to modify count contents to be in tandem with changing environment. Further, it is also proposed to introduce Assessment Test to test the competence of students. Paper on Strategic Management (SM) dropped as many aspects are proposed to be covered in the Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills. Financial Management and Cost Accounting are proposed to be made full papers of 100 marks each, having regard to their course contents.
7Practical Training of 3 years will commence after qualifying either Group I or both the Groups of Intermediate and after successful completion i.e. passing an assessment test of Three Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS).The condition of successfully completing the ICITS. S before Practical Training is to ensure that students attain a reasonable level of Technical and Soft Skills required for carrying out their work as (‘A professionals. The ITT and GMCS have been merged so as to save time, resources and energy of all involved.
8The students will have to undergo successfully Three Weeks Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) during the last two years of Practical Training.The AICITSS will ensure advanced knowledge of Technical and Soft Skills relevant for the profession. Their completion during the last two years will ensure that students get the necessary and useful skills during the course of their training.
9Students can appear in the CA Final Examination after completion of three years of Practical TrainingThis is to ensure minimum interruption in practical training.
10Final Number of Papers: 8 Group I Paper – 1: Financial Reporting (100 Marks)Paper – 2: Strategic Financial Management (100 Marks)Paper – 3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (100 Marks)Paper – 4: Corporate Laws and other Economic Laws (100 Marks) Group II Paper – 5: Advanced Management Accounting (100 Marks)Papa – 6: Financial Services and Capital Markers (100 Marks)Paper – 7• Advanced Tax Management (60 Marks) and International Taxation (40 Marks)Paper – 8: Indirect Tax Laws (100 Marks)• International Taxation for 40 marks has been added in view of increasing importance of the subject in the present globalized world. • The nomenclature Corporate Laws and other Economic Laws has been kept to make the name more representative of the subject. • The subject Information Systems Control and Audit (1SCA) has been dropped in view of the two Courses on IT. • A new subject ‘Financial Services and Capital Market’ has been included to make CA more competitive in the finance related areas.
11To introduce an integrated question covering diverse topics in each paper of Final ExaminationIt would help testing overall knowledge, understanding and application skills of the students who would be entering the profession in near future.

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

About the New Proposed Scheme of Education and Training

Briefly. the New Scheme proposes to keep the existing three tier structure but with the new nomenclature as Foundation, Intermediate and Final respectively.

The Foundation examination shall be partly descriptive in nature and shall also consist of a new paper of General English and Business Communication apart from the existing papers of Accounting, Mercantile Law. General Economics and Quantitative Methods.CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

At the Intermediate level, there will be eight papers instead of the present seven papers.

The Final course consisting of eight papers shall also undergo some change.

As in the existing Scheme, the Practical Training of Three Years shall start after passing Group One of the Intermediate but it shall have to be completed before one writes the Final examination. CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

It is also proposed to integrate Orientation Course, General Management and Communication Skills Courses (I and II) and Information Technology Training (ITT) and Advanced ITT and instead have two integrated Courses of three weeks each on Information Technology and Soft Skills.

The Proposed New Scheme is available on the Institute’s website www.icai.org and is open for public comments from 12th February, 2015 to 28th February, 2015.The readers are requested to send their comments on the Proposed Scheme by sending an e-mail to cret@icai.in.

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

Route I – Foundation Course Route

Under the Foundation Course Route, a Class X pass student may register itself with the Board of Studies (BoS) of the Institute for the Foundation Course.z

The steps are as follows:

  • Register and complete 9 months of theoretical education for the Foundation Course.
  • Appear for Foundation examination after appearing in Class XII examination.
  • Qualify Foundation Examination.
  • Register and complete 12 months of theoretical education of the Intermediate course.
  • Appear and Pass at least Group I of Intermediate Examination.
  • Complete Three Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) booty commencement of the practical training.
  • Register for Three years Practical Training on passing at least Group I.
  • Register for the Final Course after qualifying both Groups of Intermediate Course.
  • Complete Three Weeks Advanced ICITSS during the last two years of Practical Training.
  • Complete Practical Training.
  • Appear in Final examination after completion of practical training.
  • Become Member.

Note: Candidates who have passed Intermediate level examination of Institute of Company Secretaries of India or Institute of Cost Accountants of India are exempt from Foundation Course. They shall register for the CA Intermediate course directly and shall have to undergo the CA course in the manner akin to the Foundation passed students i.e. they will undergo steps from Bullet Point 4 (given above) onwards.

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

Route II — Direct Entry Route

As per the existing scheme, it is proposed to allow Commerce Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum55% marks) or Other Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 60% marks) to enter directly to the Intermediate Course.

The following steps are required to be undertaken by the eligible Graduates and Post Graduates under this route:Register with the BOS for the Intermediate course (provisional registration allowed to the Final year students).

  • Register with the BOS for the Intermediate course (provisional registration allowed to the Final year students).
  • Complete Three Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) before commencement of the practical training.
  • Register for Three Years Practical Training.
  • Appear in Intermediate Examination a her Twelve months of Practical Training.
  • Qualify Intermediate Examination.
  • Register for the Final Course after qualifying both Groups of Intermediate Course.
  • Complete Three Weeks Advanced ICITSS during the last two years of Practical Training.
  • Complete Practical Training.
  • Appear in Final examination after completion of practical training.
  • Become Member

The Proposed New Scheme of Education and Training for Chartered Accountancy course is being exposed to the public for comments and shall be finalized by the Council of the Institute based on the public comments. Thereafter, the due process of drafting the CA Regulations, taking approval from the Central Government and exposing the draft Regulations to public comments for 45 days would be followed. All the steps would involve considerable time.

Once the Scheme is approved, the Implementation Scheme, including Transition Provisions for students of the existing Scheme of Education and Training, shall be formulated. Timelines will be so set that the students get a reasonable opportunity for smoothly shifting to the New Scheme.

While formulating the Transition Scheme, reasonable care shall be taken to allow exemption to the students in respect of subjects which they have cleared under the current Scheme. Hence, till such time, students are advised to continue studying regularly as per the existing count curriculum.

CA new syllabus applicable from 2016 exam onwards

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12 comments
  1. Khan Ali Ahmed says:

    Whether the existing chapters of each subjectfor IPCC/Final will remain same or change?

  2. Khan Ali Ahmed says:

    Whether the existing chapters of each subject for IPCC/Final will remain same or change?

  3. swati kangaroot says:

    kya old students ko bhi new course padhna hoga

    1. Joel says:

      No they will maintain both the schemes..and gradually they will integrate as they did prior with pE 2 to pCC tp Ipce

  4. Joel says:

    Is it posssible to convert to the new svheme for a CA final student. Please give me an advice. i prefer to study Capital market over ISCA as i am a CS executive too. But please give me your sufggestions i do not want to take a foolish decision…I guess there is no much diff to oother topics..in facts they look the same…

  5. Devanshi Garg says:

    I got myself registered in cpt in July 2015 but due to some circumstances I was unable to give my December paper, but I had already prepared my cpt syllabus and as now my next attempt will come in june 2016 do I have to prepare for cpt according to new syllabus

  6. sunny22 says:

    i rgstered for ca cpt 2015 but due to some reasons cdn’t appear in 2015, ‘
    want to appear in 2016 cpt , which course will be applicable, new scheme or old ?i.e., cpt objective or subjectve ?

  7. Sruthi says:

    i m giving my 2nd attempt inthis june 2016.is there new pattern is applicable for me also?If yes
    is there any negative marking in this new syallabus?

  8. Rajat singh says:

    i m giving my 2nd attempt inthis june 2016.is there new pattern is applicable for me also

  9. Ramnath Reddy says:

    Hello Sir,I Have Successfully Cleared CPT In December 2015 Attempt,I am Going To Write IPCC In November 2016,Whether New Syllabus Is Applicable For Me.

  10. Alok says:

    Still the changes has not been approved by the By Central government so please right now focus on old syllabus !!!

  11. bikram kumar says:

    sir, i have registration for ca ipcc 2016 but my attempt 2018 may which syllabus is applicable for me.

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