CA Foundation Exam Pattern & Paper Structure 2022 – Weightage

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CA Foundation Exam Pattern & Paper Structure 2022 has changed with the introduction of new CA CPT Course. CA CPT has revised and renamed as CA Foundation Course. 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 2022 & November 2022.

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 MAY 2022 (Exam Dates). Now check out the CA Foundation Examination Pattern, Marks weightage, and Paper Structure 2022.

CA Foundation Exam Pattern 2022

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-1: Principles and Practice of Accounting (100 MARKS)
  • Paper-2: Business Laws and Business Correspondence and Reporting (100 MARKS)
  • Paper-3: Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics (100 MARKS)
  • Paper-4: Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge (100 MARKS)

You can check CA Foundation Syllabus 2022 here in pdf format with all Chapters, Topics in the Foundation examination from our previous article.

Marks Weightage in CA Foundation 2022 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.

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5 Comments

  1. Is it better to do CA with B.COM course….. Or else is it better to do CA after the B.COM

  2. As CA foundation examination are conducted twice in a year one in May and another in November so, how can I choose my examination time as I want to apper in November?Also tell me when the regestration will start?

  3. Is there any scheme regarding the accounts paper ….that if a questions solution having some mistakes in amount nd all then whole solution will be treated as wrong….plzz reply as soon as possible….

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