CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2021 – Required Pass Marks & Age For Registration


CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2021, In this article you will find complete details of the CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria, Eligibility, Registration Details For CA Foundation, Pass Marks for Clearing the CA Foundation Exam 2021, Age Criteria, and Exemptions for attempting CA Foundation Examination 2021 are clearly mentioned in this article. Please go through the complete article for exact information regarding the CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria that was conducted by the central government of India through ICAI.

CA Foundation May 2021 & November 2021

CA Foundation is the First Phase of all CA courses for all the students who have cleared their Intermediate Education can register for the CA Foundation Examination which was conducted by ICAI(The Institute of
Chartered Accountants of India) twice Every year.

Mostly, the CA Foundation exam was conducted in May and November months in every year. Students can register themselves for this CA Foundation Exam on the official website of ICAI.

A student who registers for the CA Foundation Course has undergone a minimum of four month’s study period which is important to clear the CA Foundation Exam, i.e., students registered on or before 30th June/31st Dec will be eligible to appear in November/May examination respectively.

CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2021

The Eligibility Criteria for CA Foundation Exam for 2021 is Clearly mentioned in this article. The CA Foundation course is the entry-level for CA. Students after clearing their intermediate exams conducted by India or any examination recognized by the Central Government of India. To Attempt, this CA Foundation exam Students need to register for the CA Foundation and have to complete the 4 months study course which is really necessary to clear the CA Foundation Exam. students registration must be completed on or before 30th June/ 31st December will be eligible to appear in November/ May respectively.

Once the student completes their registration, for CA Foundation Course immediately they can start their 4 months CA Foundation Study course and they can appear for the CA Foundation Exam which was conducted by the Central government of India.

Required Pass Marks For CA Foundation Registration

To Qualify for the  CA Foundation Exam, Students need to obtain a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all the papers in a single attempt, subject to the principle of negative marking. Otherwise, they are not eligible to go Further.

Age Limit For CA Foundation Registration

There is no Age limit for Attempting the CA Foundation Exam. Anyone can try to clear CA Foundation Exam who has met the eligibility criteria which we have mentioned above in this article. But there is a limit for attempting the CA Foundation Exam which means a person can have only 10 attempts to clear the CA finals. The first registration can be valid for 5 Attempts, after that we need to re-validate for more attempts up to 10.

Educational Qualification For CA Foundation

A student who has appeared in Class 12/10+2 exam conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India can register for Foundation Course. A registered student can appear for Foundation Exam after he/ she has qualified for the  Intermediate Examination (10+2 ). Mostly, The CA Foundation Exams are held in May & November every year.

List of Exams treated as equivalent to Senior Secondary Exam Of CA Foundation

  1. Assam Higher Secondary Education Council
  2. Bihar School Examination Board
  3. Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh
  4. Banasthali Vidyapith
  5. Board of School Education, Haryana
  6. Board of School Education, Uttarakhand
  7. Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh
  8. Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan
  9. Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education
  10. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  11. Chhattisgarh State Open School
  12. Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)
  13. Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur
  14. Council of Higher Secondary Education, Orissa
  15. Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
  16. Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education
  17. Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education
  18. H. P. Board of School Education
  19. J & K State Board of School Education
  20. Jharkhand Academic Council
  21. Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education
  22. Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Education
  23. M.P. State Open School
  24. Meghalaya Board of School Education
  25. Mizoram Board of School Education
  26. Nagaland Board of School Education
  27. National Institute of Open Schooling
  28. Punjab School Education Board
  29. Rajasthan State Open School
  30. Tamil Nadu State Board of School Examinations
  31. The West Bengal Council of Ravindra Open Schooling
  32. Tripura Board of Secondary Education
  33. U. P. Board of High School and Intermediate Education
  34. West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education

CA Foundation Exemption For Degree Students

We have already mentioned in this article that there is no age limit for attempting this CA Foundation Exam. and also mentioned that everyone is eligible who has completed their intermediate(10+2). But there are some Exemptions(nothing but Exception)  for a few categories like

  1. Candidates who have secured aggregate marks of 55% in UG or PG degree in Commerce stream or any other equivalent stream for any recognized university will be exempted from CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2021.
  2. Candidates who have qualified Under-Graduate & Post-Graduate degrees from Open University will be exempted from CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2021.
  3. Candidates who have qualified for their UG & PG degree in any Non-Commerce stream and have secured around 60% marks from a recognized university will be exempted from CA Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2021.

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