CA Intermediate Course Overview :

Are you curious to know about CA intermediate course it’s registration procedure, eligibility & syllabus? Then you are on the right page, here we will tell you all about CA Intermediate course.

Chartered Accountants are the professional bodies that deal with almost every topic of finance like Taxation, Auditing, Business Economics. With the effect of Gst, demonetization and many other regulation acts applied to the common man, the role of a Chartered accountant job has become more intensive and complex in the current scenario.

While preparing for the CA course, ICAI  has made Intermediate the first step of getting detailed knowledge about various Financial and Accounting aspects.

CA Intermediate Exam will be held twice a year in the month of May and November. The CA Intermediate Exam is the 2nd level of exam of students pursuing the Chartered Accountancy Course (CA). Often abridged as CA Inter, the students can appear for the CA Inter Exam after clearing the CPT Exam or the CA Foundation Exam (which is the entrance exam for CA Students). In some scenarios, there is a direct entry to the CA Intermediate Exam.


If you have cleared CA Foundation level exam, you are eligible for direct admission in Intermediate course. However, if you are graduate then there is no need to pass CA Foundation exams.

Additionally, CS Executive or CMA Inter passed students may also directly get admission to CA Intermediate. They are exempt from doing foundation course of ICAI.

doing foundation course of ICAI.


Admission to CA Intermediate is open throughout the year. If you are from foundation route then register on or before 1st March, 2021 for appearing in CA Inter Nov 2021. In case of direct entry, you have to start your articleship training on or before 1st August 2021 for being eligible for May 2022 examination.

Subjects and Syllabus:

There are 2 Groups and 8 subjects in CA Intermediate. Group-1 contain four papers and Group-2 also have 4 subjects. Following are the eight subjects:

Papers CA Intermediate Group-I Subjects
1 Accounting
2 Corporate and Other Laws
3 Cost and Management Accounting
4 Taxation
Papers CA Intermediate Group-II Subjects
5 Advanced Accounting
6 Auditing and Assurance
7 Enterprise Information Systems & Strategic Management
8 Financial Management & Economics for Finance

CA Intermediate Course Duration:

You have to complete 8 months of study period before appearing in CA Inter examinations. However, if you are from direct entry, you should complete 9 months of practical training i.e. Articleship before submitting CA Intermediate exam form.

Articleship during CA Intermediate:

If you clear either of both groups, you will be eligible for joining 3 years of compulsory articleship training. However, you have registered after graduation, you may start your articleship immediately after registration and completing four weeks ICITSS.

CA Intermediate Examination:

ICAI conducts CA Intermediate exams twice in a year viz. CA Inter May 2021 exams and CA Inter Nov 2021 examination. Intermediate exam form available in the month of February-March/ August-September for May/ November term of examination respectively.

CA Intermediate Result:

ICAI declares result within 45 days from the last date of examination. CA Intermediate result declares in January-February and July-August for examinations conducted by ICAI in the month of November and May respectively.

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