Chartered Accountant Eligibility and Syllabus

ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants India Exam) is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the national professional body accounting body of India, to give the certification to the candidates who are eligible to be professional auditors in India.

The CA exam is conducted at three levels – Foundation, Intermediate, and Final. Candidates who clear all three levels are certified as Chartered Accountants.

CA Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must have cleared 10+2 examinations.
  • Students must have scored a minimum of 55 percent marks (aggregate).

CA Course Structure

The CA course is divided into three parts. They are:

  • CA Foundation
  • CA Intermediate/IPCC
  • CA Final

CA Syllabus

CA Foundation Syllabus

Below is all of the CA Foundation Syllabus.

CA Foundation Paper CPT Subjects
Paper 1 Principles and Practices of Accounting
Paper 2
  • Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting
  • Part I: Business Law
  • Part II: Business Correspondence and Reporting
Paper 3
  • Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics
  • Part I: Business Mathematics
  • Part II: Logical Reasoning
  • Part III: Statistics
Paper 4
  • Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge
  • Part I: Business Economics
  • Part II: Business and Commercial Knowledge

 CA Intermediate or IPCC Subjects

Below is the list of CA Intermediate subjects:

CA Intermediate Paper IPCC Subjects
Paper 1 Accounting
Paper 2
  • Business Laws, Ethics, and Communication
  • Part I: Business Laws
  • Part II: Ethics
  • Part III: Communication
Paper 3
  • Cost Accounting and Financial Management
  • Part I: Cost Accounting
  • Part II: Financial Management
Paper 4
  • Taxation
  • Part I: Income Tax Law
  • Part II: Indirect Tax Laws
Paper 5 Advanced Accounting
Paper 6 Auditing and Assurance
Paper 7
  • Enterprise Information System & Strategic Management
  • Part I: Enterprise Information System
  • Part II: Strategic Management
Paper 8
  • Financial Management & Economics For Finance
  • Section 1: Financial Management
  • Section 2: Economics For Finance

CA Final Subjects

Below is a list of CA Final Subjects:

CA Intermediate Paper Subjects
Paper 1 Financial Reporting
Paper 2 Accounting
Paper 3 Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
Paper 4
  • Corporate Laws and Economic Laws
  • Part I: Corporate Laws
  • Part II: Economic Laws
Paper 5 Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation
Paper 6
  • 6A: Risk Management
  • 6B: Financial Services and Capital Markets
  • 6C: International Taxation
  • 6D: Economic Laws
  • 6E: Global Financial Reporting Standards
  • 6F: Multidisciplinary Case Study
Paper 7
  • Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation
  • Part I: Direct Tax Laws
  • Part II: International Taxation
Paper 8
  • Indirect Tax Laws
  • Part I: Goods and Services Tax
  • Part II: Customs and FTP


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