CMA Inter or CMA Intermediate is a course or a exam is the second level for students interested to pursue a career in Management Accountancy (CMA). CMA Inter course is also conducted by The IInstitute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) also know as ICMAI or ICWA.
One can be eligible for CMA Inter only after he/she gets through the CMA Foundation or Graduate of any Discipline (excluding performing art, music) / Pursuing Engineering Course ( having completed 2nd year / Semester IV / Equivalent) / Qualified Engineers eligible to get direct admission to Intermediate Course.
Students qualified in ICSI Foundation or ICAI Intermediate or Graduation in any discipline other than Fine Arts can then appear for Group 1 and /or Group 2 examinations of the CMA Inter.
CMA 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 CMA Inter 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 CMA Inter 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 Inter Registration Documents
These are the documents required for CMA Inter 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 Inter Registration Fees
Candidate has to register by payment of the fees as per the below chart.
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It is the Second level of CMA course. Students are eligible to write CMA Inter either by completing CMA Foundation or can enter CMA Inter directly upon degree completion.
No, it's not a qualification. But job opportunities are available for students upon completing CMA Inter.
There is no limit to the attempts for CMA 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 CMA Inter across Group 1 and Group 2. The subjects are,
Paper 1 - Financial Accounting
Paper 2 - Laws & Ethics
Paper 3 - Direct Taxation
Paper 4 - Cost Accounting
Paper 5 - Operations Management & Strategic Management
Paper 6 - Cost & Management Accounting andFinancial Management
Paper 7 - Indirect Taxation
Paper 8 - Company Accounts & Audit
Group 1 and Group 2 can be attempted separately or together also. All are subjective papers and doesn't have any negative marks.
There are two options to be eligible for CMA Inter.
1. Complete CMA Foundation. or
2. ICSI Foundation or ICAI Intermediate or Graduation in any discipline other than Fine Arts can do CMA Inter.
Before appearing the CMA Final exams candidate should have minimum of 15 months of practical training in finance or accounts field.
Students who have registered before 2020 should have at least 6 months of practical training .
Once you have registered in ICMAI, the books will be sent to you through post.
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 of the year is the last date for registration
For December exams, 30th July is the last date for registration.
No. All 8 subjects in CA Inter are subjects papers and doesn't have negative marks
There is no article ship required for CMA Inter. Instead you have to under go practical training after completing CMA Inter.