CA

Chartered Accountants

Stream Commerce
Course Type Professional
Duration 4 Years and 5Months

CA New Syllabus 2017 | Changes in CA CPT IPCC and CA Final Syllabus

We have already known that The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) announced CA new syllabus from 2017. In a previous post, we have given what are the changes in CPT, IPCC and CA Final syllabus from 2017. But today ICAI released a new notification about ” CA New Syllabus 2017 ” full details. This notification contains Implementation of Revised Scheme of Education and Training for CA Course w.e.f. 1st July 2017. All concerned are hereby informed that the Revised Scheme of Education and Training for CA course will come into effect from 1st July 2017. 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.

Here the new changes also effect How to become ” CA ” through foundation route or direct entry route, Name and Number of Papers in Foundation, Inter and Final syllabus from 2017 and other training details like Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS), Practical Training and Advance Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS).

In Foundation course Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be Objective type papers and remain 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 1st July 2017 !!

CA New Syllabus 2017 | 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 the 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 the 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 in the official Gazette in due course.

CA New Syllabus 2017 | 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 a Final year of graduation).

2. Successfully complete Four Weeks Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) before the 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 the Final examination after completion of practical training and Advanced ICITSS.

10. Become Member

Note: Candidates who have passed the 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 as into the Foundation passed students.

See below video on Changes in CA Course

 

CA New Syllabus 2017 | Foundation Course

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

Number of Papers – 4

Paper 1: Principles and Practices of Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 2: Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting (100 Marks)

Section A: Business Law (60 Marks)

Section B: Business Correspondence and Reporting (40 Marks)

Paper 3*: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning &Statistics (100 Marks)

Part I: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks)

Part II: Statistics (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 3 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 New Syllabus 2017| IPCC

There are 8 papers in CA IPCC new scheme from 2016. In the previous notification, ICAI said that they are going to remove Information Technology and Strategic Management Paper from CA IPCC Group – 2 completely. But in the new notification, Information Technology & Strategic Management paper also included.  In new syllabus Direct tax laws for 60 marks and Indirect tax laws for 40 Marks. Read below changes in IPCC new syllabus from 2016 !!

Number of Papers – 8

Group I

Paper 1: 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 and Management Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 4: Taxation (100 Marks)

Section A: Income Tax Law (60 Marks)

Section B: Indirect Tax Laws (40 Marks)

Group II

Paper 5: Advanced Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance (100 Marks)

Paper 7: Enterprise Information System & Strategic Management (100 Marks)

Section A: Enterprise Information System (50 Marks)

Section B: Strategic Management (50 Marks)

Paper 8: Financial Management & Economics for Finance (100 Marks)

Section A: Financial Management (60 Marks)

Section B: Economics for Finance (40 Marks)

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 the 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 Years

Commences 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.

Eligibility to start Articleship :After clearing Group I of IPCC

Eligibility to appear for IPCC: After 9 months of Study after CPT