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CA Foundation Registration Fees

If you’re considering a career in chartered accountancy, the CA Foundation course is your first step towards achieving that goal. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into every detail you need to know about the CA Foundation registration fees and more.

Introduction to CA Foundation 

The CA Foundation course is a preliminary entry-level examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for aspiring chartered accountants. This course has been designed to assess and enhance the basic knowledge of students in the core areas of accountancy.

Registration for CA Foundation September 2024

Students planning to sit for the CA Foundation exam in September 2024 are required to register for the course by 1st May 2024. The registration process can be easily completed by submitting the necessary details and documents on the ICAI’s official website.

Eligibility Criteria for Registration

The eligibility criteria for registration for the September 2024 CA Foundation course are:

  • Passed or appeared in 12th examinations as per the law or conducted by a recognised examining body.
  • Registered before 1st May 2024.
  • Registered with the Board of Studies (BoS).

Procedure for Registration

The registration process for the CA Foundation course is straightforward and can be done online. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to register:

  1. Visit the ICAI website.
  2. Input the required details and generate an OTP.
  3. Validate the OTP.
  4. Log in using the received credentials.
  5. Select ‘Student Cycle’ and then ‘Apply for Foundation’.
  6. Complete the form and submit the required documents.
  7. Pay the registration fees online.

Fees for Registration

The standard CA Foundation registration fee for the September 2024 exams is Rs. 9800 for Indian students and $780 for overseas students. This fee includes the cost of the prospectus, registration fees, and subscription for student’s journals.

Documents Required for Registration

The following documents are required for registration:

  • Admit Card/ Marksheet of class 12th exams.
  • A coloured photograph of the candidate.
  • Proof of Nationality if the student is foreign.
  • Proof of special category certificate (ST/ SC/ OBC or differently-abled).
  • Class 10th marksheet or the admit card indicating the Name and Date of Birth.

Registration Validity

Once registered, the CA Foundation registration remains valid for three years, which equates to six attempts. After three years, the registration can be revalidated by paying a fee of Rs. 300.

Post-Registration Steps

After successful registration, students will be provided with study materials by ICAI. It’s recommended for students to start preparing for the exams immediately after registration.

Concession in Registration Fees

ICAI has provided a 75% fee concession for students residing in the newly formed Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and the 8 Northeastern states. Therefore, these students only need to pay a CA Foundation registration fee of Rs. 2250.

FAQs For CA Foundation Registration Fees
Can I register for the CA Foundation September 2024 Exam now?

Yes, you can register for the September 2024 exams till May 1, 2024.

How can I check my CA Foundation Registration Status online?

You will receive a confirmation email containing your registration number and password at the end of the registration process.

Can I register for the CA Foundation exam without the 12th mark sheet?

Yes, you can submit the 12th admit card in place of the 12th mark sheet for the CA Foundation registration.

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