CA Foundation Exam Pattern & Paper Structure 2021 – Revised CA CPT Course – Click Here

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CA Foundation Exam Pattern & Paper Structure 2021 in Revised CA CPT Course. It is already known that the ICAI has revised the CA Course. CA CPT has revised and renamed as CA Foundation Course. Earlier CA CPT exams conducted in June and December months every year. Now CA Foundation exam will be conducted in May and November months of every year. Also, there are some changes in CA Foundation Exam pattern and Paper Structure of May 2021 & November 2021.

Earlier Common Proficiency Test conducts in only one day whereas CA Foundation examination will be conducted in 4 days. ICAI has already announced CA Foundation Time Table Nov 2021 (Exam Dates). Now check out the CA Foundation Examination Pattern, Marks weightage, and Paper Structure 2021.

CA Foundation Exam Pattern 2021

There are 4 papers in CA Foundation. Out of 4 papers, 2 papers are subjective type and the rest of the 2 papers are objective type.

  • Paper 1: Principles and Practices of Accounting & Paper 2: Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting are subjective type papers.
  • Paper 3: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning &Statistics and Paper 4: Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge are objective type papers
  • Negative marking is for objective type Papers only.
  • No Negative marking for subjective type papers
  • Negative marking of 0.25 Marks for every incorrect answer
  • Students can qualify for Foundation Examination by securing 50 % in aggregate and 40 % in each subject individually.

CA Foundation Exam Pattern & Paper Structure 2019 - Revised CA CPT Course

Subjects in New CA Foundation (Revised CPT Course)

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

Paper 2: Mercantile Law & General English (100 Marks)

Paper 3: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics (100 Marks)

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

You can check CA Foundation Syllabus 2021 here in pdf format with all Chapters, Topics in the Foundation examination from our previous article.

Marks Weightage in CA Foundation 2021 Exam

There are 4 papers in the CA Foundation examination. Each exam paper of 100 marks. Following are marks weightage in each paper.

Paper 1Principles and Practices of Accounting100 MarksDescriptive /Subjective Type
Paper 2Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting100 MarksDescriptive/Subjective Type
Section A: Business Law – 60 Marks
Section B: Business Correspondence and Reporting – 40 Marks
Paper 3Business Mathematics Logical Reasoning and Statistics100 MarksObjective Type
Paper 3 – Part I: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks)
Paper 3 – Part II: Statistics (40 Marks)
Paper 4Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge100 MarksObjective Type
Paper 4 – Part I: Business Economics (60 Marks)
Paper 4 – Part II: Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

Is there a Negative marking system in CA Foundation?

Yes, There is a Negative marking system in CA Foundation Exam. But Negative marking is for objective type Papers only (i.e. Paper 3 and Paper 4). No Negative marking for subjective type papers 1 & 2.

Negative marks of 0.25 Marks for every incorrect answer.

CA CPT Vs CA Foundation – CA Course Comparison

Old SchemeRevised New Scheme
CA CPTCA Foundation
Total of 200 MarksTotal of 400 Marks
Fundamentals of Accounting(60 Marks)

Objective

Principles and Practices of Accounting(100 Marks)

Subjective

Mercantile Law (40 Marks)
Objective
Mercantile Law (60 Marks = ICA + SOGA + PA = 45 Marks + LLP + Companies Act = 15 Marks) and General English (40 Marks)
Subjective
General Economics (50 Marks)
Objective
Business Economics (60 Marks) and Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)
Objective
Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks)
Objective
Business Mathematics (40 Marks), Logical Reasoning (20 Marks) and Business Statistics (40 Marks)
Objective

 

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