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CA CPT Old Scheme Vs CA Foundation New Scheme | CA Foundation Syllabus

Old Scheme New Scheme
CA CPT CA Foundation
200 Marks 400 Marks
Fundamental 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)

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Objective

Business Mathematics (40 Marks), Logical Reasoning (20 Marks) and Business Statistics (40 Marks)

Objective

 


Changes in CA Foundation Subjects under CA Foundation Syllabus

Paper 1 : Principles and Practices of Accounting

Following few topics have been added

  1. Average due date and account current.
  2. Departmental Accounts.

Paper 2 (Part I) : Mercantile Laws

Following few topics have been added (15 Marks)

  1. The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008: Introduction- covering nature and scope, Essential features, characteristics of LLP, Incorporation and differences with other forms of organizations.
  2. The Companies Act, 2013 [section 1 to 22]: Important definitions, Introduction of company & corporate veil theory, Classes of companies, Conversion of company, Incorporation of company, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association, Alteration of Memorandum and Articles, Doctrine of Indoor Management, Conversion of companies already registered, Promoters, Service of documents.

Paper 2 (Part II) : General English

Section A Section B Section C
Comprehension Passages and Note Making Developing Writing Skills Basic English Grammar
  • Comprehension Passages
  • Note Making
  • Article Writing
  • Report Writing
  • Writing Formal Letters
  • Writing Mails
  • Resume Writing
  • Introduction to Basic Writing
  • Nouns, Pronouns and Verbs
  • Articles, Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Prepositions, Conjunctions and Interjections
  • Direct Indirect, Active – Passive Speech
  • Vocabulary, Root Words, Synonyms, Antonyms, Prefixes, Suffixes, Phrasal verbs, Collocations and Idioms

Paper 3 (Section A) : Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning

Following few topics added in Business Mathematics

  1. Algebra of Matrices, Inverse of a Matrix and determinants, solving system of equations using matrix method (Cramer’s rule) involving not more than 3 variables.
  2. Nominal rate of return
  3. Compound Annual growth rate (CAGR)

Logical reasoning is new paper carrying 20 Marks

  1. Number series coding and decoding and odd man out
  2. Blood relations
  3. Seating arrangements
  4. Direct Tests
  5. Syllogism

Paper 3 (Section B) : Business Statistics

No Change

Paper 4 (Part I) : Business Economics

Following few topics have been added

  1. Introduction to Business Economics
  2. Meaning of Business Economics
  3. Objectives of Business Firm- Profit Maximization, Sales Maximization, Growth Maximization.
  4. Business Cycles
  • Meaning of Business Cycles
  • Phases of  Business Cycles
  • Features of Business Cycles.
  • Causes behind these Cycles.

Following topics have been deleted and shifted to Intermediate level in detailed basis

  1. Macro Economics
  2. Indian Economy

Paper 4 (Part II) : Business and Commercial Knowledge

It is new paper

  1. Introduction to Business

Nature of Business, Profession and Employment. Objectives of Business. Business and Commercial Knowledge. Economic and Non-Economic Activities.

  1. Business Environment

Micro   and     Macro Environment, Elements        of        Micro   Environment   –

Consumers/Customers, Competitors, Organization, Market, suppliers, Intermediaries, Elements of Macro Environment – Demographic, Economic, Political-legal, Sociocultural, Technological, Global Environment.

  1. Business organizations Top Indian and Global Companies.
  2. Government Policies for Business Growth
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Policies creating conducive business environment – Startups,E-commerce.  Liberalization, Privatization, Foreign Direct Investment.

  1. Organizations facilitating Business

Indian regulatory bodies – SEBI, RBI, IRDA, CCI, FMC, CBDT, CBEC Indian Development Banks – IFCI, IDBI, SIDBI, EXIM Bank,NABARD

Global organizations and world trade bodies – IMF, ADB, WTO, OECD, SAARC, ASEAN, OPEC.

Accounting Bodies – IFAC,IASB, IESB, CAPA, SAFA, AOSSG.

  1. Common Business and Commercial Terminologies

Finance, Marketing and other business terms. Stock Market Terminology.


CA FOUNDATION Subject Wise Syllabus

Paper 1 : Principles and Practices of Accounting

Objective:
To develop an understanding of the basic concepts and principles of Accounting and acquire
the ability to apply the same in preparing financial statements and simple problem-solving.

Contents:

  1. Theoretical Framework
  2. Accounting Process
  3. Bank Reconciliation Statement
  4. Inventories
  5. Concept and Accounting of Depreciation
  6. Accounting for Special Transactions
  7. . Final Accounts of Sole Proprietors
  8. Partnership Accounts
  9. Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations
  10. Introduction to Company Accounts

PAPER – 2 : BUSINESS LAWS AND BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE
AND REPORTING

Objective:To develop an understanding of significant provisions of select business laws and acquire the ability to address basic application-oriented issues.

Contents:

  1. . The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  2. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930:
  3. The Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  4. . The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008:
  5. The Companies Act, 2013

SECTION B : BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE AND REPORTING

Objective:
To acquire and develop good communication skills requisite for business correspondence and
reporting.

Part – I: Communication
Part – II : Sentence Types and Word Power
Part – III : Comprehension Passages and Note Making
Part – IV : Developing Writing Skills

PAPER –3: BUSINESS MATHEMATICS, LOGICAL REASONING
AND STATISTICS

Objective:
(a) To develop an understanding of the basic mathematical and statistical tools and their
application in Business, Finance and Economics.
(b) To develop logical reasoning skills and apply the same in simple problem-solving.

Contents:

Part – A. Business Mathematics (40 Marks)
Part – B: Logical Reasoning (20 Marks)
Part – C: Statistics (40 Marks)

PAPER – 4 : BUSINESS ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS AND
COMMERCIAL KNOWLEDGE

PART I : BUSINESS ECONOMICS (60 Marks)

Objective:
To develop an understanding of the concepts and theories in Business Economics and apply
such concepts and theories in simple problem-solving.

1. Introduction to Business Economics
2. Theory of Demand and Supply
3. Theory of Production and Cost
4. Price Determination in Different Markets
5. Business Cycles

PART – II : BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL KNOWLEDGE (40 MARKS)

Objective:
To develop an understanding of common business and commercial concepts and to keep
abreast with developments in the business and commercial world.

Contents:

1. Business and Commercial Knowledge – An Introduction
2. Business Environment
3. Business Organizations
4. Government Policies for Business Growth
5. Organizations Facilitating Business
6. Common Business Terminologies

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