CA Syllabus Changes in CPT, IPCC and CA Final from 2016 [ CA Updates ]

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On 2nd January 2015 CAI announced that they will make assured changes in CA Syllabus from 2016. ICAI also has changed name of entrance test from CPT (Common Proficiency test) to CA Foundation course.

The key highlights of changes in CA Syllabus 2016 are:

Foundation Course: (4 papers)

  • ICAI introduced general English and Business and Commercial Knowledge subjects in CA Foundation course CPT syllabus.
  • *Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be Objective type papers
  • CPT MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based exam has changed to Foundation descriptive exam. And now registration for CPT will be starts before 6 months and according to new scheme registration can be starts before 9 months.
  • Adequate time gap is introduced so that students have sufficient time to study since the Foundation Course has been made descriptive.
  • ICAI has added two additional papers in Foundation exam (CPT) and they are:
  1. General English (40 Marks)
  2. Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

Paper 1: Principles and Practices of Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 2*: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics (100 Marks)

Part I: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks)

Part II: Statistics (40 Marks)

Paper 3: Mercantile Law & General English (100 Marks)

Part I: Mercantile Law (60 Marks)

Part II: General English (40 Marks)

Paper 4*: Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge (100 Marks)

Part I: Business Economics (60 Marks)

Part II: Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

Chart of Foundation Course Syllabus

Chart of Foundation Course Syllabus

Chart of Foundation Course Syllabus

Note:

1. Passing percentage is aggregate 50 % and Subject wise 40 % at one sitting.

2. Objective type question will be 1 or more marks.

3. The examination will be in the month of November and May after passing Class XII

IPCC Syllabus (8 papers)

Group I

Paper 1: Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 2: Corporate Laws & Other Laws (100 Marks)

Part I: Corporate Laws (60 Marks)

Part II: Other Laws (40 Marks)

Paper 3: Cost Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 4: Direct Tax Laws & Indirect Tax Laws (100 Marks)

Part I: Direct Tax Laws (60 Marks)

Part II: Indirect Tax Laws (40 Marks)

Group II

Paper 5: Advanced Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance (100 Marks)

Paper 7: Financial Management & Business Economic Environment (100 Marks)

Part I: Financial Management (60 Marks)

Part II: Business Economic Environment (40 Marks)

Paper 8: Information Technology & Strategic Management (100 Marks)

Part I: Information Technology (60 Marks)

Part II: Strategic Management (40 Marks)

Chart of IPCC Syllabus

Chart of IPCC Syllabus

Chart of IPCC Syllabus

CA Final Syllabus (8 Papers)

Group I

Paper 1: Financial Reporting (100 Marks)

Paper 2: Strategic Financial Management (100 Marks)

Paper 3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (100 Marks)

Paper 4: Corporate Laws and other Economic Laws (100 Marks)

Group – II

Paper 5: Advanced Management Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 6: Financial Services and Capital Markets & Information Systems Control and Audit (100 Marks)

Part I: Financial Services and Capital Markets (50 Marks)

Part II: Information Systems Control and Audit (50 Marks)

Paper 7: Advanced Direct Tax Laws & International Taxation

Part I: Advanced Direct Tax Laws (70 Marks)

Part II: International Taxation (30 Marks)

Paper 8: Advanced Indirect Tax Laws (100 Marks)

Chart of CA Final Syllabus

Chart of CA Final Syllabus

Chart of CA Final Syllabus

New CA Course at a Glance

New CA Course at a Glance

New CA Course at a Glance

New CA Course at a Glance

- Published on: June 20, 2016