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CA Foundation Syllabus 2019 PDF by ICAI (Download here)

CA Foundation New Syllabus For  2019 & 2020

We already know that ICAI has made changes to entrance test of CA course i.e. CA CPT. They renamed it to CA Foundation.

But, this is not just a change in the name, there is a major change in the syllabus too.

New papers have been included. Existing syllabus has been reorganised.

CA Foundation Syllabus – Basics

There are 4 papers in CA Foundation, out of which 2 are subjective type papers and 2 are objective types.

Paper 1 and Paper 2 are Subjective papers, but Paper 3 and Paper 4 are objective type papers.

Please be advised that there is negative marking for selecting wrong options in objective papers. So, students must be careful while marking their answers.

Now, let us check the complete new CA Foundation course syllabus with marks weightage for each chapter here. One thing to note is that, because of the marks weightage, a few chapters may be more important than other chapters. Students must pay attention to that.

Also, in his videos Prof Ved, has explained which chapters are more important than others. Please do not miss watching his videos from here.

Lets check out the papers covered in the syllabus first. Then, we will deal with chapters in each paper.

CA Foundation Syllabus by ICAI  along with marks weightage

  • Paper 1: Principles and Practice of Accounting Syllabus (100 Marks)
  • Paper 2: Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting syllabus (100 Marks)
    • Section A: Business Law (60 Marks)
    • Section B: Business Correspondence and Reporting (40 Marks)
  • Paper 3: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning &Statistics syllabus (100 Marks)
    • Part I: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks)
    • Part II: Statistics (40 Marks)
  • Paper 4: Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge syllabus (100 Marks)
    • Part I: Business Economics (60 Marks)
    • Part II: Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

The syllabus of CA foundation has been provided below chapter wise. If you want to download the pdf file, there is a link below. please scroll down and download from there directly.

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Ok, so lets start with the paper and chapterwise syllabus now.

ICAI CA Foundation Syllabus Paper, chapter wise

CA Foundation Paper 1 Syllabus :

Subject name – Principles and Practice of Accounting

Full Marks – 100 Marks

From the table below you can find Chapter wise syllabus and marks weightage for CA Foundation Principles and practice of accounting paper.

CA Foundation Paper 1 Syllabus :

Module Number Chapter nameMarks Weight-age
Module 1 Chapter 1 Theoretical Framework

5%-10%

 Chapter 2 Accounting Process20%-25%
Chapter 3 Bank Reconciliation Statement
Chapter 4 Inventories
Chapter 5 Concept and Accounting of Depreciation
Chapter 6 Accounting for Special Transactions15%-20%
 

 

Module 2

 

 

Chapter 7 Preparation of Final Accounts of Sole Proprietors25%-30%
Chapter 8 Partnership Accounts
Chapter 9 Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations
Chapter 10 Company Accounts10%-15%
Chapter 11 Basic Accounting Ratios10%-15%

Download detailed syllabus of CA Foundation Principles and practice of accounting paper from here.

CA Foundation Principles and practice of accounting syllabus

CA Foundation Paper 2 Syllabus:

Subject name : Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting (100 Marks)

From the table below you can find Chapter wise marks weight-age for CA Foundation Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting paper.

Business Laws Syllabus (60 Marks)

Chapter NumberChapter NameMarks Weight-age
Chapter 1The Indian Contract Act, 187225%-30%
Chapter 2The Sale of Goods Act, 193020%-25%
Chapter 3The Indian Partnership Act, 193220%-25%
Chapter 4The Limited Liability Partnership5%-10%
Chapter 5The Companies Act, 201315%-20%

Business Correspondence and Recording Syllabus (40 Marks)

Section NumberTopic NameMarks Weight-age
1Communication10%-15%
2Sentence Types and Vocabulary20%-30%
3Vocabulary Root Words, Synonyms, Antonyms, Prefixes, Suffixes, Phrasal verbs, Collocations and Idioms.20%-30%
4Comprehension Passages and Note Making20%-30%
5Comprehension Passages and Note-Making20%-30%
6Developing Writing Skills35%-40%

Download detailed syllabus of CA Foundation Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting paper from here.

CA Foundation Business Law and Business Correspondence and Reporting syllabus

CA Foundation Paper 3 Syllabus:

Subject name : Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics (100 Marks)

From below table you can find Chapter wise marks weight-age for CA Foundation Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics paper.

Part A Business Mathematics Syllabus (40 Marks)

Chapter NumberChapter NameMarks Weight-age
Chapter 1Ratio and Proportion, Indices and Logarithms20%-30%
Chapter 2Equations and Matrices
Chapter 3Linear Inequalities
Chapter 4Time Value of Money30%-40%
Chapter 5Permutations and Combinations30%-50%
Chapter 6Sequence and Series
Chapter 7Sets, Relations and Functions
Chapter 8Basic Concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus

Part B Logical Reasoning Syllabus (20 Marks)

Chapter NumberChapter NameMarks Weight-age
Chapter 9Number Series, Coding and Decoding and Odd Man Out60%-70%
Chapter 10Direction Tests
Chapter 11Seating Arrangements
Chapter 12Blood Relations30%-40%
Chapter 13Syllogism

Part C Statistics Syllabus (40 Marks)

Chapter NumberChapter NameMarks Weight-age
Chapter 14Statistical Description of Data45%-50%
Chapter 15Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
Chapter 16Probability25%-30%
Chapter 17Theoretical Distribution
Chapter 18Correlation and Regression10%-15%
Chapter 19Index Number and Time Series10%-15%

Download detailed syllabus of CA Foundation Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics paper from here.

CA Foundation Business Mathematics Logical Reasoning and Statistics syllabus

CA Foundation Paper 4 Syllabus

Subject name : Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge Syllabus (100 Marks)

From below table you can find Chapter wise marks weight-age for CA Foundation Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge paper.

Part 1 Business Economics Syllabus (60 Marks)

Chapter NumberChapter NameMarks Weight-age
Chapter 1Nature & Scope of Business Economics15%-20%
Chapter 2Theory of Demand and Supply35%-40%
Chapter 3Theory of Production and Cost
Chapter 4Meaning and Types of Markets25%-30%
Chapter 5Business Cycles15%-20%

Part 2 Business and Commercial Knowledge Syllabus (40 Marks)

Chapter NumberChapter NameMarks Weight-age
Chapter 1Introduction to Business & BCK15%-18%
Chapter 2Business Environment15%-18%
Chapter 3Business Organizations15%-18%
Chapter 4Government Policies for Business Growth15%-18%
Chapter 5Organizations Facilitating Business15%-18%
Chapter 6Common Business Terminologies15%-18%

Download detailed syllabus of CA Foundation Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge paper from here.

CA Foundation Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge syllabus

Frequently asked questions on CA Foundation course Syllabus

Q1.  Is there negative marking in CA Foundation like CPT?

 Yes. Negative marking is for Papers 3 & 4 only and not for subjective papers i.e Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics and Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge.

Q2.  What is the examination pattern in CA Foundation Course syllabus 2019?

Out of 4 papers, 2 papers are subjective type (Paper 1 & 2) and rest of the 2 papers are objective type (Paper 3 & 4).

Q3.  From where can in download ca foundation syllabus 2019 pdf?

CA Foundation Syllabus : you can download CA foundation syllabus pdf file from here – Download link of syllabus

Conclusion  

CA Foundation Syllabus : In This  article we covered  ICAI CA Foundation syllabus, subjects, chapter wise marks weightage details.

In this article we learnt about the following on CA Foundation Syllabus

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  • Chapter wise CA Foundation syllabus by ICAI for Nov 2019 exam

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