CMA Foundation course or exam is an First Level for students interested to pursue a career in Cost and Management Accountancy (CMA). CMA Foundation course is conducted by The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) also know as ICMA or ICWA.
Candidates who wish to pursue Cost and Management Accountancy (CMA) Course can register for CMA Foundation Course after appearing in the 12std or HSC (State Board or CBSE) examination but the candidates are only eligible to write the CMA Foundation exams once you clear your 12th Std. or HSC (State Board or CBSE) .
CMA Foundation Course consist of Four subjects which are listed below. Click on the papers to know about their chapters.
Candidates appearing for the CMA Foundation exam should know about the exam pattern to understand what to expect on the exam day.
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Candidate has to register for Foundation Course by filling Online Registration Form available on ICMAI website www.icmai.in.
While filling the online form, candidates should take care of the following
Cost and Management Accountancy (CMA) Registration date and examination date. The dates are applicable for all three levels CMA Foundation, CMA Inter and CMA Final.
The dates mentioned above are subject to change. For more details about the cut off date visit www.icmai.in.
The below mentioned documents are to be scanned and upload at the time of registration. You can register for CMA in www.icmai.in. All documents has to be scanned and uploaded in their site.
CMA Foundation Registration Documents
These are the documents required for CMA foundation Registration
The Fees mentioned below is the registration fees both oral and postal, not coaching fees. The registration fees has to be paid to "The Institute of Cost Accountants of India" (ICAI). For more details about the fees visit www.icmai.in.
CMA Foundation Registration Fees
Candidate has to register by payment of the fees as per the below chart.
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It is the First level of CMA course
You can register CMA Foundation course through online in icmai.in
There are a total of 4 subjects in CMA Foundation
The 4 subjects in CMA Foundation are,
Paper 1 - Fundamentals of Economics and Management
Paper 2 - Fundamentals of Accounting
Paper 3 - Fundamentals of Laws and Ethics
Paper 4 - Fundamentals of Business Mathematics and Statistics
CMA Foundation is mandatory for students who want to study CMA after completing 12th. Students who have completed degree can skip CMA Foundation and take up CMA Inter directly.
Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) conducts the exams in June and December every year. The exams in 2020 might be delayed due to corono virus lockdown.
For June exams, 31st Jan is the last date for registration
For Dec exams, 30th July is the last date for registration
No. All 4 papers don't have any negative marks.