CA Inter or CA Intermediate is a course or a exam is the second level for students interested to pursue a career in Chartered Accountancy (CA). CA Inter course is also conducted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). CA Inter or CA Intermediate was previously called as CA IPCC which is a old syllabus.
One can be eligible for CA Inter only after he/she gets through the CA Foundation or Commerce Graduates / Post-Graduates (with minimum 55% marks) or Other Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 60% marks) of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University.
The students who cleared the Intermediate level of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India or The Institute of Company Secretaries of India are also eligible to do CA Inter / CA Intermediate Course .
CA Inetr Course consist of 8 subjects which is split into 4 subjects as Group 1 and Group 2 which are listed below. Click on the papers to know about the syllabus.
Candidates appearing for the CA Inter exam should know about the exam pattern to understand what to expect on the exam day.
Download the CA Inter / CA Intermediate question papers by clicking the link
Candidate has to register for Foundation Course by filling Online Registration Form available on ICAI website www.icai.org. in “Course Registration Forms” under “Students tab”.
While filling the online form, candidates should take care of the following
Chartered Accountancy (CA) Registration date and examination date. The dates are applicable for all three levels CA Foundation, CA Inter and CA Final.
The dates mentioned above are subject to change. For more details about the cut off date visit www.icai.org.
The below mentioned documents are to be scanned and upload at the time of registration. You can register for CA at www.icai.org. All documents has to be scanned and uploaded in this website.
CA Inter / CA Intermediate Registration Documents
These are the documents required for CA Inter or CA Intermediate Registration
CA Inter / CA Intermediate Registration Fees
Candidates through Foundation Route can opt for registration for Group I or Group II or Both Groups of CA Intermediate while Direct Entry Route candidates have to register for both the groups only. * To be paid once.
Candidate has to register by payment of the fees as per the below chart.
It is the Second level of CA course. Students are eligible to write CA Inter either by completing CA Foundation or can enter CA Inter directly upon degree completion.
No, it's not a qualification. But job opportunities are available for students upon completing CA Inter.
CA Inter was previously called CA IPCC in the old syllabus.
There is no limit to the attempts for CA Inter. Upon registration, students are expected to finish the exam with a certain period else they would have to register again.
There are totally 8 subjects in CA Inter across Group 1 and Group 2. The subjects are,
Paper 1 - Accounting
Paper 2 - Corporate & Other Laws
Paper 3 - Cost and Management Accounting
Paper 4 - Taxation
Paper 5 - Advanced Accounting
Paper 6 - Auditing and Assurance
Paper 7 - Enterprise Information Systems & Strategic Management
Paper 8 - Financial Management & Economics for Finance
Group 1 and Group 2 can be attempted separately or together also. All are subjective papers and doesn't have any negative marks.
The CA Inter subject and mark details are given above. You can find the latest syllabus in BOS portal in icai.org
Once you have registered in ICAI, the books will be sent to you through post.
ICAI conducts the exams in May and November every year. The exams in 2020 might be delayed due to corono virus lockdown.
For May exams, 31st Dec of the previous year is the last date for registration
For Nov exams, 30th June is the last date for registration.
No. All 8 subjects in CA Inter are subjects papers and doesn't have negative marks
Commerce Graduates/Post-Graduates or Other Graduates/Post-Graduates who attempt the CA Inter via Direct Entry should complete 9 month article ship before the exam.
There are two options to be eligible for CA Inter - Foundation Entry and Direct Entry.
1. Foundation Entry - Complete CA Foundation.
2. Direct Entry - Commerce Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 55% marks) or Other Graduates/Post-Graduates (with minimum 60% marks) or Intermediate level examination of Institute of Company Secretaries of India or Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India.