CA Foundation Exam 2022: Dates, Admit Card, Study Material

ICAI has released the important dates for the CA foundation exam in May 2022. Many students join the ICAI CA program after the 12th standard. Moreover, they must appear for the CA foundation exams to visit the intermediate level or directly register after graduation. One has to follow several steps to appear for the CA foundation exams. First, the candidate has to register himself at the CA foundation level. After that, he will be eligible for the exam.

Moreover, for the CA foundation exam in May 2022 last date of registration is 1st Jan 2022. Before the due date, students must register themselves under the ICAI CA foundation level. After that, the exam dates will be announced soon. However, the admit card is to be provided to the students before the 14 days of the exam date. Thus students can quickly get they admit cards from ICAI’s official website.

CA foundation aspirants appear on four exam papers. Each paper consists of 100 marks. Moreover, the study materials are available on the official site of ICAI. These study materials are prepared as per the latest syllabus of the CA foundation exams. A candidate must clear all the papers to enter into CA intermediate level.

Here you get detailed information about the CA foundation exams important dates, exam form fee, admit card, exam pattern, and study materials below.

CA Foundation Date Sheet Dec 2022

Additionally, ICAI provides the CA foundation exam date 2022. After completion of the 12th standard, a student must register for the CA foundation exam. Moreover, the last date for the CA foundation exams in May 2022 is 1st Jan 2022. The CA Foundation exam dates are not declared till now. After the CA foundation exam date declaration, the admit card will issue before 14 days before the exam. However, the CA foundation result in May 2022 will publish in July 2022. If you want to appear for the CA foundation exams, you must register before the due date.

CA Foundation Exam form

After the registration, a candidate must fill the exam form because, without the exam form, a candidate cannot appear for the exam. However, the examination form you will get from ICAI official site. There you fill the form of the exam with examination fees. To complete the procedure, attesting the registration declaration form with the CA foundation exam form is mandatory. Let’s know the detailed fees structure of the CA foundation exams.

After the registration, the student must pay the course fees; however, for India, the CA foundation exam fees are Rs200 Cost of Foundation Prospectus and Rs9000 for Foundation Registration Fees. Except these Indian students pay Rs200 for Subscription for Students Journal (For one Year- Optional) and examination fees is Rs1500 only.

However, the total fee is Rs10900.

Similarly, for overseas students Cost of the Foundation Prospectus is US$20, and the Foundation Registration fee is US$700. And also, Subscription for Students Journal (For one Year- Optional) is US$20, and examination fees are US$325, a total of US$1065. Besides this, the CA foundation exam fees for Kathmandu students are Rs2200.

Another important announcement by ICAI is there is a 75% concession in the registration fees for some specific state candidates. Once the registration processes are complete, the ICAI provides study materials to the students through Centralized Dispatch System (CDS).

CA Foundation Admit Card

Another necessary part of the CA foundation exams admits card. Moreover, the admit card for the CA foundation exam in May 2022 will provide 14 days before the exam. An aspirant can easily upload the admit card from the official website of ICAI. However, the CA foundation admits card contains all the details of the exam. Such as name, roll no, examination date, exam centre, and exam paper details.

Without admit card, a student cannot sit in the examination hall. After downloading the admit card, if you find some error, then you can rectify it. However, on the official site of ICAI, you can fix all the mistakes of your admit card.

CA Foundation Exam Pattern

Usually, everyone knows that the CA foundation exams is the first step to a Chartered accountant. However, the CA foundation exam pattern is straightforward to understand. Candidates can appear exam in online mode. Moreover, there are two mediums of the exam; one is Hindi, and another is English. Besides this, a candidate has to appear in four papers at this level.

Moreover, there are 100 marks for each paper. The first two papers are subjective so that these papers contain theory and problems.  Similarly, the next two papers are objective. In these papers, all the questions are asked in MCQs. And also, for one mistake, ¼ marks will deduct from the paper.

CA Foundation Study Material

However, there are four CA foundation exam papers. ICAI provides the study materials for each paper. Moreover, after the registration process, you will get the updated study materials from ICAI through Centralized Dispatch System (CDS). Besides this, you can get your study material from the official website of ICAI. Here you get all the details of the CA foundation study materials below.

Paper no.Subject nameStudy material link
Paper 1Principles And Practice Of Accounting
Paper 2Business Laws And Business CorrespondenceSection A: Business Laws Section B: Business Correspondence and reporting
Paper 3Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, And StatisticsSection A: Business MathematicsSection B: Logical ReasoningSection C: Statistics
Paper 4Business Economics And Business &Commercial KnowledgeSection A: Business EconomicsSection B: Business and Commercial Knowledge


The CA Foundation exam will help you to enter into the Charter accounting world. Moreover, if you aim to be a chartered accountant in the future, you must clear all three levels of Chartered accountant. All the above information will help you to learn detailed things about the CA foundation exams. Don’t forget the important dates of the CA foundation exams. In the end, study hard to clear the CA foundation exam in one attempt.

We hope all the above information will help you.

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