August 10, 2022
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CA Final Course

CA Final Course is the last level to become CA. In this level, usually, students are very scared as this level comes with lots of pressure from family and comparison with the other companions. Although a proper routine of studies and proper diet can help you to get success in the same. Have a look over our other blog Exam Preparation Tips for ICAI and CA Final Students, which will help you to achieve your goal. Below, we have provided you with a glimpse of CA Final syllabus, it’s subjected (with marks) and the process of its registration.

CA Final Courses

This is the last stage of the Chartered Accountancy curriculum. The unique feature of the entire theoretical education of the Chartered Accountancy curriculum is the supportive and complementary practical training. A student would undergo theoretical education and three years of practical training compulsorily during the course of Chartered Accountancy. This balanced approach helps the students to appreciate the underlying practical applications of the theoretical education scheme

Students after qualifying both the groups of Intermediate Examination are eligible to register for CA Final Course and would be allowed to appear in CA Final Examination during last six months of practical training after successful completion of Four Weeks Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS).

Final Course registration is valid for 5 years and can be revalidated any number of times for further 5 years period by paying revalidation fee of Rs. 500/- or as decided by the Council from time to time

Subjects covered in CA Final Course

Group I

Paper-1: Financial Reporting (100 Marks)

Paper-2: Strategic Financial Management (100 Marks)

Paper-3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (100 Marks)

Paper-4: Corporate and Economic Laws (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Corporate Laws (70 Marks)
  • Part II: Economic Laws (30 Marks)

Group II

Paper-5: Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation (100 Marks)

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Paper-6: Elective Paper (100 Marks) (One to be chosen from the list of Elective Papers)

Elective Papers

  • 6A  Risk Management
  • 6B  Financial Services & Capital Markets
  • 6C  International Taxation
  • 6D  Economic Laws
  • 6E  Global Financial Reporting Standards
  • 6F  Multi-disciplinary Case Study

Paper-7: Direct Tax Laws & International Taxation (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Direct Tax Laws (70 Marks)
  • Part II: International Taxation (30 Marks)

Paper-8: Indirect Tax Laws (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Goods and Service Tax (75 Marks)
  • Part II: Customs & FTP (25 Marks)

The subjects of the CA final course are classified into two groups which a student can study and appear in the examination group-wise or both the groups together.

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CA Final Courses Registration

A candidate has to register for CA Final Course by filling Online Registration Form available on ICAI website (www.icai.org) in “Course Registration Forms” under “Students tab”.

CA Final Students While filling the online form, candidates should take care of the following:

  • After filling the Online Form pay the required fees online using the payment gateway.
  • On successful payment, the system will automatically generate the Form, which is to be printed

Following documents are to be submitted to concerned Regional Office within 7 days of the date of online registration along with the print out of the online registration form, duly signed by the candidate.

  • Attested copy of proof of Nationality if the student is a foreigner.
  • Attested copy of proof of special category certificate,i.e, SC/ST, OBC, Differently abled.

The form and documents are to be submitted in consonance with the address at the following Regional Offices:

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CA Final Courses Syllabus.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can we do self study for CA final?

Yes, self study is very important for a student success, be you study through study material or through any of the coaching classes. Coaching classes from any of the prestigious faculty like Parag Gupta sir can help you with the process of understanding the concepts better and gives a proper direction to prepare the course. But ultimately, it is you whose efforts are going to count for your success.

2. How many hours should I study for CA final?

Here, you need to study smartly. First go through Mock test papers, RTPs, MTPs & previous years question papers. This will give you an idea which type of questions & which topics are important as per exams. Always mark/book mark the concepts which you were not able to comprehend/ the parts which are important for exams during your first time of study of the course. This process makes your first revision easy. This saves time & gives you time to practice the subject more. You should consider dedicated 6 hours with full concentration on the studies and you shall start studying atleast 4 months before your exams.

3. Can I pass CA final without coaching?

Yes, you can do CA Final without coaching, as it is student’s own efforts which decides his success. For this, self discipline & confidence is very important. Although the coaching classes helps in concepts clarity, maintaining a regular routine for studies & proper guidance which is also important in a way. But if you are self disciplined and you have confidence, then you can crack your exams. Although if in any subject you may require help of teachers for understanding concepts, then there is no harm in taking that subject classes.

4. How many attempts CA final?

Although in CA, the attempts are unlimited, your attempts are counted only for the date of registration. From the date of registration, you can give 10 attempts, as the registration is valid for 5 years.
Also, ICAI checks the registration validity, so it’s up to you whether you are attempting for exams or not. 

5. How can I clear CA final?

Clearing CA Final exam is always thought to be a difficult & time consuming process. But your dedication, smart & hard work can help you to clear it easily. 
You can start preparing for CA Final exams from the day you passed CA Inter exams. Although, you are now an Article & you are starting Articleship. But you need to give some dedicated hours to your studies from the starting, so that you will be in touch with your studies. During this time you need to tag topics which were difficult to understand/ you were not able to comprehend them properly/ your teacher has specifically said those topics as important topics for exams.
In the last 6 months of your Articleship, you are eligible to register for CA Final Exams.
In your ‘Leave time’ before examinations, you should give at least 5-6 hours a day of dedicated study. You should start preparing by checking RTPs, MTPs and previous 5 years question papers. This will give you an idea of topics which are important for exams. You have completed

6. How can I prepare for CA final?

Successful people do the same things but differently. First go through Mock test papers, RTPs, MTPs & previous years question papers. This will give you an idea which type of questions & which topics are important as per exams. Always mark/book mark the concepts which you were not able to comprehend or the parts which are important for exams during your first time of study of the course. This process makes your first revision easy. This saves time & gives you time to practice the subject more. You should consider dedicated 6-8 hours with full concentration on the studies and you shall start studying at least 3 months before your exams. And never ever under-estimate ICAI study material & practice manual. Along with the study schedule, take care of the following points as well:
A- Relaxing mind & body is also important at this time so give time to yoga or meditation & give at least 6 hours to your sleep.
B- Keep yourself away from Social media.
C- Give time only to your family and study. Partying with friends should be postponed for after exams.

7. Is 2 months enough for the CA final?

Note: I highly suggest that you not study for only two months, I’ve been fortunate enough to clear the tests, maybe you’re not as lucky as me. But, if you only have two or three months to go and have not begun training yet, depending on your decision, you should give it a shot.

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