CA Foundation November 2019

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CA Foundation November 2019

CA Foundation November 2019– CA Foundation exam is an entry-level exam for students interested to pursue a career in chartered Accountancy line. CA Foundation Exam is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). It is a national level exam which consists of 4 papers. CA Foundation exam was before called a CA – CPT exam.

Candidates are able to make changes to the CA Foundation Nov 2019 application form between September 12 and 16. The last date to fill the November 2019 application form has also been extended to September 12 without late fee and September 15 with a late fee. For candidates of J&K, the last date is September 15 without late fee. ICAI had declared the ICAI result for May 2019 session, in online mode on August 13. The result for May 2019 has been announced for the exam held offline on June 4, 7, 11 and 13.

CA Foundation 2019: Overview

Exam CA Foundation 2019
Conducting Body Institute Of Chartered Accountant Of India (ICAI)
Level of Exam National Level
Frequency Exam Twice a Year ( May and December)
Mode Of Exam Offline
Mode Of Registration Offline
Number Of Papers 4
Basic Eligibility Passed Class 12 or Appearing for Class 12 in Current Year
Exemptions Graduates and Post Graduates or Candidates with Equal Qualification
Official Website
Mode of exam Pen and paper-base
The medium of exam English/ Hindi (Section B of Paper 2, i.e. Business Correspondence and Reporting will be in English medium only)
Type of question Goal cum descriptive

CA Foundation 2019: Important Dates

CA Foundation 2019: Important Dates
Starting of Application Process First Week of February 2019
Last Date to Apply without Late Fee 4th Week of February 2019
Last Date to Apply with Late Fee First Week of March 2019
Release of Admit card Second Week of April 2019
CA Foundation Exam May 2019
CA Foundation Result Third Week of July 2019

CA Foundation 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have passed category 12 from a recognized board of education to be eligible for CA Foundation 2019.

Candidates must have registered for the CA Foundation course with the Board of Studies (Bos) on or before June 30, 2019, for November 2019, or, should have converted to Foundation course with Board of Studies of ICAI on or before September 7, 2019.

CA Foundation 2019 Application Form

The application form for CA Foundation Nov 2019 exam has been released online. No offline application form will be available for the candidates. To submit the form, the candidates need to pay an amount of Rs. 1500/- for Indian centers. The candidates can submit the CA Foundation May 2019 Application Form online or by post as well. The candidates can pay the examination fee for CA Foundation May exam by Online mode.

Application Fee – As per the official notification, the candidates need to pay the following amount for CA Foundation May 2019 exam

Test Center Application Fee
For Indian Center Rs. 1500
For Overseas Centre(s) – Excluding Kathmandu Centre US$ 325
For Kathmandu (Nepal) Centr INR 2200

CA Foundation Registration Fees

Details of Fee For Indian Nationals (Rs) For Foreign Students (USD)
Cost of Foundation Prospectus 200 20
Foundation Registration Fee 9000 700
Subscription for student’s Journal (For One Year ) (Optional) 200 20
Subscription for member’s Journal (For One Year ) (Optional) 400 40
Total 9800 780

CA Foundation 2019 Exam Pattern

Each paper carries 100 marks and the most duration is 3 hours. Paper 3 and paper 4 have the negative marking scheme and 1/4th of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Candidates must score a least of 40% marks in each paper and a least of 50% marks in total of all the papers to pass the CA Foundation exam.

CA Foundation exam paper :

Paper 1: Principles And Practice Of Accounting (100 Marks)
Paper 2: Business Laws And Business Correspondence
a) Business Laws (60 Marks)
b) Business Correspondence And Reporting (40 Marks)
Paper 3: Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, And Statistics
a) Business Mathematics (40 Marks)
b) Logical Reasoning(20 Marks)
c) Statistics (40 Marks)
Paper 4: Business Economics And Business & Commercial Knowledge
a) Business Economics (60 Marks)
b) Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

CA Foundation Admit Card

ICAI must release the CA Foundation 2019 admit card online before 14 days of exam conduct. The CA Foundation 2019 admit card will be accessible by entering the registration ID and password. The admit card/ hall ticket contains the candidate’s name, roll number, photograph and signature, exam center, etc. along with important instructions. In case of any discrepancy about the CA Foundation admit card 2019, candidates may contact ICAI Helpline desk. Moreover, it is mandatory for candidates to report at the exam center with their admit card for verification purposes.

CA Foundation Correction Window

The Correction facility has two windows one of which is without fees and another one is with correction fees of Rs 1000/- per application.

Correction Window Facility (with fees)– Under this window, a student can change his/her Center/Medium with the payment of Rs. 1000/- per application. Generally, this window is open for correction up to one week before the exam. But request made immediately before 7 days will not be entertained by the ICAI under any case.

Candidates are also required to carry their registration form at the exam center along with the admit card to avoid any mistakes.

CA Foundation Exam Centres 2019

ICAI is going to conduct CA Foundation June 2019 exam at 193 test cities spread across India. Further, the exam is going to be held at 5 test centers located outside India. The candidates can check the list of CA Foundation May 2019 test centers from the table.

CA Foundation 2019: Overseas centers Kathmandu

Abu Dhabi




CA Foundation Passing Criteria 2019

The passing criteria of CA Foundation 2019 state the least mark that candidates must score to qualify the exam. The passing criteria contain the sectional as well as the percentage given below:

CA Foundation Passing Criteria

Section Required Sectional cutoff for CA Foundation Overall Percentage
Paper 1 40 Marks 50%
Paper 2 40 Marks  
Paper 3 40 Marks  
Paper 4 40 Marks  

CA Foundation Answer Sheet 2019

Candidates who are not satisfied with their result of CA Foundation May 2019 answer sheet can apply for verification of their answer sheet from August 14 till September 12, 2019. The verification fee is Rs. 100 per paper. Moreover, candidates can also apply to get PDF files of their answer sheets. The application fee for the same is Rs. 500 per paper.

For any queries, candidates can contact:

The Joint Secretary (Exams)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

ICAI Bhawan

Indraprastha Marg

New Delhi 110 002

Helpline Telephone Numbers: 0120-3054 851, 3054 852 , 3054 853, 3054 835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753, 4953754. (Available 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)


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