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Get CA Foundation New Scheme Syllabus Changes & CA Foundation Old Scheme Vs New Scheme details. This is the article about CA Foundation New Syllabus | Changes in CA CPT Course. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India already announced that they will make some changes in CA course from 2016. Today ICAI has given a notification about CA new syllabus 2016 & CA Foundation Syllabus of New Scheme. In the given notification, ICAI has given details about CA New Course | Foundation Route, CA New Course | Direct Entry Route, Changes in CPT, IPCC and CA Final syllabus from 2016 and other training programmes. Here exclusively providing CA CPT Old Scheme vs CA Foundation New Scheme Syllabus Changes by Subject wise Chapters & Topics in detailed list format. Get Subject-wise applicable New Changes & Syllabus for CA Foundation New Scheme. See CA Foundation Subject wise Syllabus Analysisat below. The New CA Foundation New Scheme Syllabus is applicable from November/December 2017

CA CPT Old Scheme Vs CA Foundation New Scheme Syllabus

Old Scheme                                                                                  

CA CPT                                                                                          

200 Marks                                                                                      

Fundamental of Accounting (60 Marks) Objective                       

Mercantile Law (40 Marks) Objective                                             

General Economics (50 Marks) Objective                                    

Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks) Objective


New Scheme

CA Foundation

400 Marks

Principles and Practices of Accounting (100 Marks) Subjective

Mercantile Law (60 Marks = ICA + SOGA + PA = 45 Marks + LLP Companies Act = 15 Marks) and General English (40 Marks) Subjective

Business Economics (60 Marks) and Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks) Objective

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

CA Foundation Subjects in CA Course New Scheme

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 Law

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

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