CA Foundation

ICAI CA Foundation May 2018 Result

Foundation course for CA which is replacing current entry-level test i.e. CPT (Common Proficiency Test) has implemented from 1st July 2017.  The result of CPT generally releases within one month from the examination date. However, the result of Intermediate and Final level release within two months from the examination date. As we know that ICAI has introduced change in the exam pattern as well as in the paper pattern. CPT (common proficiency test) is a completely objective type test, but CA Foundation will be partially subjective and partially objective. The exam of CA Foundation will conduct twice in a year i.e. May and November similarly like other levels i.e. Intermediate and Final rather than June and December in which exams of CPT are conducting.

As, ICAI is trying to conduct the CA Foundation much similar to its other level. Seeing this, it is probable that result of CA Foundation will also release within 2 months from the completion of exams similar to its other levels. So, if its exam conducts in May 2018 then it is expected that the CA Foundation result will release by ICAI in the mid of July. As soon as it is made clear by ICAI when the result will be released, we will quickly let you know about this.

The result for CA Foundation will mention that student is qualified to move to the next level or still required to pass the entry test. CA Foundation will conduct at 400 marks and students are required to get 40% in individual subjects and 50% in aggregate.  

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CA Foundation Result Online

Well, you can check your  Foundation result here. You just need to go on the blue highlighted CA Foundation Result Link in which result is written.

ca foundation result

  • CA Foundation Result
  • After clicking on the link a screen will appear from which you can go with  CA Foundation Result.
  • After clicking on the CA Foundation result, a screen will appear where you need to fill the required particulars
    • Your Roll No
    • PIN
    • Registration No.
    • and also the captcha code.
  • Then proceed to the check result button and your result will appear.
  • Take a print of Such Marksheet. This will be useful for future reference.

check ca foundation result

Result use to separately declare for all the separate regions.

  • Central Region (CRO)
  • Northern Region (NRO)
  • Western Region (WRO)
  • Eastern Region (ERO)
  • Southern Region (SRO)
  • Overseas

However, there are thousands of students who appear in this exam. Hence on the result date, so many students at the same time try to access this site as a result, the site gets overload pressure and resulting in the Denial of service. The site usually takes the whole day to recover, but the students are so desperate to see their result, that they can’t wait for the whole day. In order to overcome such problem, ICAI will provide the CA Foundation result also through the E-mail or SMS. In order to get your result on mobile (through SMS) or E-Mail, you need to pre-register yourself first.

Check Your CA Foundation Result Through SMS

If you want to get the result through SMS, then you will have to register yourself with the ICAI SMS Service.  The registration process is not difficult, anyone can easily register with this scheme.

You just type a message CA FOUNDATION(SPACE)XXXXXX and send it to the 58888. Here the blank 6 digits will be your 6 digit roll no.

For example, if your roll no. is 53249, then you need to place a zero before it while writing it in the above text.

Like-  CA FOUNDATION 053249 and send to the 58888.

The SMS service is available for all mobile networks.

Check Your CA Foundation Result Through Email

If you want to receive your CA Foundation Exam result through EMAIL, then you will have to register yourself with its Email Services through your Roll No., PIN or Registration No. with the ICAI official website.

And thereafter you will get your CA Foundation result in your INBOX.

CA Foundation Result Card/ Marksheet

All those students who appeared for this exam, ICAI issue them Result Card whether they Cleared or not.  The Result Cards are generally issued within two weeks of the declaration of the CA Foundation result.  However, result card is also available on the ICAI official website which is considered a valid document to apply for the next level hereinafter called the Intermediate.

Candidates who secured 70% or more will be declared as “Pass with Distinction”  in the Result Card.

Marks Required to clear CA Foundation

Candidates appearing in CA Foundations exams are required to get 40% marks in Individual Subjects and 50% in Aggregate. Two of its paper will be subjective and other two will be objective.

Total – 400 Marks (Aggregate Require -200 Marks)

S.NO. Subjects Marks Required
Principles and Practices of Accounting 40 Marks
     2. Business Laws

Business Correspondence and Reporting

40 Marks
     3. Business Mathematics

Logical Reasoning

Statistics

40 Marks
     4. Business Economics

Business and Commercial Knowledge

40 Marks

Paper III and Paper IV will be objective and negative marking will continue in both of the subjects. For each wrong answer ICAI will deduct ¼ marks and for each correct answer, you will be given 1 mk.

What If a Candidate is Not Satisfied with His Result

In case you are not satisfied with your CA Foundation result then you can go with the verification of marks (in general terms- Rechecking) or Inspection of the certified copies (General Term – Call your answer sheet).

Verification of marks does not mean a revaluation of the answer book. Revaluation of the answer book is not permitted under the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.

This includes:-

  1. Evaluation of whether any question or part of the question after checking has remained unvalued.
  2. Evaluation of any error in any question or total marks on the cover page.
  3. Assess whether the marks given to the question or part of the question are carried exactly same to the cover page of the answer book.

Apply for Verification / Inspection of certified copies

You can apply for the verification/ inspection within a month (the application should be reach to the institute within one month) after the declaration of result by mentioning the following details along with the prescribed fees.(The prescribed fees is Rs 200/- and Rs 500/- for verification and inspection respectively).

  1. Student Name
  2. Registration Number
  3. Exam- CA Foundation
  4. Month and Year of the Exam
  5. Roll No.
  6. Paper to be verified
  7. Address for Communication.

As you are CA Foundation Student, so you have to make the request for verification only through physical handwritten application along with the demand draft of prescribed fees (prescribed fees for CPT is 200/-). The draft should be in favor of “ The Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” payable at New Delhi.

However, for inspection of certified copies you can make make the application either online or offline mode.

In case of a Hindi medium student, application should be made in Hindi Language only.

The offline application should be sent to the following address through the Speed Post or Registered Post:-

The Joint Secretary (Exams)The Institute of Chartered Accountants of IndiaICAI BHAWAN, INDRAPRASTHA MARGNew Delhi, 110002

Please write over the envelope “APPLICATION FOR VERIFICATION OF ANSWER SHEET”. It should also include name, month and year of the exam.

Only one application will be entertained by the Institute for one registration number. So, before applying for verification please carefully fill the application and include all the subjects which you want to get verified.

If you wish to apply for both verification and inspection at the same time, you can do so by two separate applications. But let us bring to your notice that whenever you apply for inspection of your answer book, the Institute suo moto ( on its own) verify your answer books first before releasing the answer sheets.

CA Foundation Verification Result

The verification result for CA Foundation may take upto 6 to 8 weeks. But in case you do not get the CA Foundation verification result latest by 15 days from the commencement of the next exam then you can write an email to the Exam dept at cpt_exam@icai.in.  In case of the change in marks, the verification fees will also be refunded. And if you have applied for the next exam during such waiting period and verification results into the clearing of your exam then whole of your fee shall be refunded or you can apply for next level with such fees.

The verification result will be hosted on the ICAI website You need to check the website from time to time.

The certified copies will be released to you within 30 days by the ICAI from the date of receipt of your application. Even in case of revision of marks, no fees will be refunded for the inspection of certified copies.

CA Foundation May 2018 Result

As CA Foundation is replacing current entry-level test i.e. CPT. So, it is highly expected that the result of CA Foundation May 2018 result will vary from the current level test CPT. Because of the implementation of two new subjects and subjective pattern in some subjects this will going to be challenging for the students to clear this entry test. But, because this is the first time CA Foundation exams are conducting by the ICAI it is also probable that ICAI will be lenient in checking the subjective papers and also the papers are upto the expectation of new students joining this  course.

The result of CPT generally lies between 30%-40%.  We are providing you some of the pass percentages of CPT for the previous year in the below table-

Attempts Total no. of candidates Total no. of passed candidates Pass Percentage
June 2017 88,916 36,028 40.52%
Dec 2016 70,321 32,658 46.44%
June 2016 1,07,058 41,727 38.98%
Dec 2015 99,077 34,129 34.45%
June 2015 1,28,916 32,619 25.30%
Dec 2014 1,00,957 14,880 14.74%
June 2014 1,30,291 37,303 28.63%
Dec 2013 1,13,553 42,706 37.61%
June 2013 1,38,746 37,489 27.02%
Dec 2012 1,11,961 30,305 27.07%
June 2012 1,49,348 56,091 37.56%

These were the toppers of CPT (Common Proficiency Test) held in June 2017-

 CPT June 2017 topper ziya nath
Ziya Nath (AIR – 1)

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