CA Foundation Notification – Important Dates, Fees, Admit Card & Results

Are you planing to register for CA foundation? Searching for details of the CA Foundation Notification? Want to get info on CA foundation notification like exam dates, fees etc.? If you are looking for these questions, then this blog suits you. Here in this article we are providing complete details of CA foundation notification like important dates, registration fees, admit card and results.

CA Foundation is previously known as CPT. This is the 1st stage of CA course. To become a CA the student should clear this foundation exam. This is like a entrance exam to get admission in CA course.

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The candidate who has completed intermediate can register for CA foundation. The CA foundation notification will be released by ICAI board. The ICAI board conducts CA foundation exam twice a year.

CA Foundation Notification Details

The candidates who are interested to become a chartered accountant follow this notification details. The students who have completed their 12th standard can register for CA foundation course. The duration of this course is 4 months. If the student once registered for foundation exam can attempt for the foundation exam 5 times.

Important Dates for Exam

Here we are providing tentative dates for the CA foundation exam, we will update the dates once the notification is released by ICAI. The ICAI conducts foundation exam 2 times a year in the months of November and May.

If you want to attempt CA foundation exam in the month of May then follow these dates.

Application Start DateFebruary 1st week
Application End DateFebruary Last Week
Issue of Admit CardApril 2nd Week
CA Foundation Exam DateMay
CA Foundation Release of ResultJuly 3rd Week

If you want to attempt CA Foundation exam in the month of November then follow these dates.

Application Start DateAugust 1st week
Application End DateAugust Last Week
Issue of Admit CardOctober 2nd Week
CA Foundation Exam DateNovember
CA Foundation Release of ResultJanuary 3rd Week

Registration Fees

The CA Foundation exam will be conducted by ICAI and fee details are also prescribed by ICAI. The details of fees are tabulated below.

Details of FeeFor Indian Students (INR)For Foreign Students (USD)
Cost of Foundation prospectus20020
Foundation Course Registration Fees9000700
Subscription for student’s Journal (For One Year ) (Optional)20020
Subscription for member’s Journal (For One Year ) (Optional)400 



CA Foundation Exam Admit Card

In order to attempt the exam the student should have admit card. The student who have successfully completed the registration process can download the admit card from official website of ICAI. Follow the below steps to get CA foundation exam admit card.

  • Visit official website of ICAI.
  • Search for Download CA foundation Admit Card and click on the link.
  • Now enter details like registration number and password.
  • The admit card will be displayed.
  • Download and take print out of the admit card.
  • Logout from your account.

The admit card contains details like student name, registration number, photo, signature, date and time of exam, exam center etc.  If you found any mistakes on your admit card please contact the official authorities.

Result of CA Foundation

The candidates who have attempted the foundation exam are eagerly waiting for the results. The results  will be released online on ICAI website. Follow the below steps to get your CA foundation exam result.

  • Visit official website of ICAI.
  • Look for CA Foundation Exam results.
  • Click and open the link.
  • Enter details like registration number and password.
  • Your result will be displayed.
  • Download and take print out the result.

The results of the CA foundation consists of candidate name, roll number, marks secured in individual papers and aggregate marks percentage.

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