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ICAI CA Foundation Registration and Eligibility Nov 2020 Examination.


CA Foundation Registration dates has been extended for Nov 2020 Examination. The last date to register for the CA Foundation Nov 2020 examination is 25th August.

CA Foundation Registration and Eligibility Criteria: CA Foundation Course is the entry-level exam for pursuing Chartered Accountancy Course in India. The Insitute of Chartered Accountant of India is responsible to conduct CA Examination in India.  After Passing CBSE Class 12th examination or equivalent examination recognized by the Government or Government body, Students can register with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for CA Foundation Course. Students who wants to appear in the CA Foundation course they have to go through a systematic process filling CA Foundation Registration and Application Form. CA Foundation Registration process held twice a year in the month of December and June. Today in this we are going to give you all the details regarding the ICAI CA Foundation registration and eligibility criteria.

Today in this article we are going to give you full details regarding ICAI CA Foundation Registration Nov 2020, CA Foundation eligibility criteria, CA Foundation Important Dates, Steps to fill CA Foundation registration form, process to check CA Foundation Registration Form status, CA Foundation Registration Fee and Document required for the CA Foundation Registration Process. 

New CA Foundation Registration Forms are issued by the ICAI after the declaration of CA Foundation Result of the current session.

Important Update 2020:

ICAI has finally announced CA Intermediate Nov 2020 Examination dates. CA Foundation Nov 2020 Examination is going to start from 9th November, 11th November, 15th November and 17th November 2020.

CA Exam Cancelled/Postponed: ICAI on 3rd July issued the notification for the cancellation of the CA May 2020 Examination. ICAI said that due to spreading and severity on COVID-19, we have decided to Cancel CA Foundation/Intermediate/ Final examination and merge with CA Nov 2020 Examination.

CA Foundation Eligibility

Below is the CA Foundation Nov 2020 eligibility.

Students are eligible to appear in the CA Foundation Examination only after qualifying the senior secondary (10+2) examination conducted by an examining body. After registration with ICAI,  Students are required to complete a minimum of 4 months study period starting from the date of registration in order to be eligible to appear in the Foundation Examination, i.e., students registered on or before 31st December will be eligible to appear in May examination and on or before 30th June for November examination, as the case may be.

As per the revised CA Foundation Course of Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, the aspirant of CA shall be required to pass the CA Foundation Examination instead of Common Proficiency Test to enter in CA Course.

Consequently, the registration for the Common Proficiency Course (CPC) shall discontinue effect from July 1 2017 though exams of students enrolled before July 2017 for Common Proficiency Test will be conducted till June 2019.

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    CA Foundation Registration 2020 Important Dates.

    Table below showing the important datasheet of CA Foundation Examination Important Dates of Nov 2020 Examination.

    CA Foundation 2020 EventsMay 2020 Exams ( Canceled)Nov 2020 examination dates
    Last date of registration in CA Foundation Course for appearing in CA Foundation Nov 2020 Exam31st Dec. 201931st August 2020
    Application Form Starting date(Expected)5th February 20205th August 2020
    Last date of Submission of Application Form26th February 202025th August 2020
    Last Date for Submission of Application with last fees(Expected)5th March 20204th Sepetember

    CA Foundation Online Registration Process.

    The process of CA Foundation registration starts with filling the Online Registration Form for Nov 2020 Examination. You can start filling your online registration form from below online registration process.

    Steps for filling CA Foundation Registration Form Online Nov 2020 Examination. ( Latest)

    Step 1- Students who are registering for the very first time for CA Foundation Examination, should click here

    You will be taken to this screen. Please fill your required details and click on Generate OTP. You will receive OTP in your mobile phone and the verification link will be sent to your concerned mail ID. 

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    Step 2- Now Students are required to enter the captcha text and submit it for receiving OTP.

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    Step 3- For validation, an OTP will be sent

    Step 4- Fill the OTP and by validating complete the login process  

    Step 5- Once you complete the OTP Validations, you will receive the login details on Email/SMS so that you can log in. You can log in here

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    Step 6- After you log in, you have to provide the necessary credentials in the registration form. There you also have to upload the scanned copies of your original documents.

     Details mentioned in the CA Foundation BOS Registration 2020 are:

    • Name of the Father
    • Name of the mother
    • Your Complete address
    • City
    • Pin code
    • Category
    • Nationality

    Step 7- Now you need to upload your scanned photograph and signature. The maximum image ratio should be width: 21 cm and length: 27 cm.

    Step 8- After you complete your above-mentioned process, you have to pay the required CA Foundation registration fees. 

    On successful payment, the system will automatically generate  successful transaction message along with form automatically.

    Here you complete your CA Foundation Registration process, now ICAI will send you the CA Foundation course Study Material through CDS(Centralized Dispatch System).

    Documents required for CA Foundation Registration Process- 

    Below are the documents which are required for the ICAI CA Foundation Registration Process- 

    • Appearing students are required attested copy of mark sheet/ Admit card of their 12th Class.
    • For international students, they required a copy of proof for their citizenship. 
    • For the SC/ST/OBC special category students, they are required to submit the certificate of proof. 
    • A  Latest photos of appearing students to affix on the registration form. 
    • A copy of the 10th mark sheet, which shows student name and date of birth.

    While filling the CA Foundation Registration form, candidates should take into consideration the following points

    Follow the below points to avoid error in CA Foundation registration form.

    • After filling the Online Form, a candidate has to pay the required fees online using the payment gateway.
    • On successful payment, the system will automatically generate the Form. Then take the print of the form.
    • Along with print out of the online registration form, following documents are to be submitted to concerned Regional Office of ICAI within 7 days of the date of online registration
      • The duly signed printout of online successful registration form in hard copy
      • One recent colour photograph (affixed on the printout of the online successful registration form)
      • Attested copy of the 10th Marksheet/ Admit Card of 10th class indicating the Name & Date of Birth
      • Attested copy of Admit Card / Mark sheet of Class 12 examination issued by the respective Board
      • If student is a foreigner, then attested copy of proof of Nationality should also be submitted,
      • For students of reserved category and disabled students, attested copy of proof of special category certificate i.e SC/ST, OBC and Differently abled should be provided.

    Steps to Check CA foundation Registration Form Status Online. 

    Students who are concern about their CA Foundation registration can check their CA Foundation Registration Process status online, whether they fill the form correct or not. Below are the two steps which will make sure that your registration has made successful. 

    • After the completion process of CA foundation registration process, students will receive a confirmation mail including CA Foundation Registration Number and password. 
    • Students can also check the CA Foundation Registration Form Status by visiting the official website of ICAI.

    What After CA Foundation Registration.

    After successful completion of CA Foundation Registration, students are also required to fill the CA Foundation application form for appearing in Foundation Examination. The registration in Foundation Course is valid for 3 years. It can be revalidated any number of times for a further 3 years period by paying a revalidation fee of Rs. 300/-.

    Subject in the CA Foundation Course.

    Below are the subjects of CA Foundation examination. Students can start working on the CA Foundation subject and study plan. Proper Preparation strategy is necessary to clear the CA Foundation examination with excellent marks.

    Paper-1: Principles and Practice of Accounting (100 Marks)

    Paper-2: Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting (100 Marks) Section A: Business Law (60 Marks) Section B: Business Correspondence and Reporting (40 Marks)

    Paper-3: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics (100 Marks) Part I: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks) Part II: Statistics (40 Marks)

    Paper-4: Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge (100 Marks) Part I: Business Economics (60 Marks) Part II: Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks) Paper-3 and Paper-4 are objective type papers with negative marking.

    For above-mentioned papers, The Board of Studies issues its comprehensive study materials covering all four subjects.

    Passing Criteria for Foundation Examination

    A Foundation Course candidate shall be declared to have passed the examination if he/ she obtains at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all the papers, subject to of negative marking.

    Here’s How to Clear CA Foundation with 100% Certainty

    Also Read: Downlod the Latest CA Foundation Mock Test Paper Nov 2020 Exam

    Offices of Registration for CA Foundation

    Candidates wishing to enroll in any one of the mentioned states- Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand –should submit the form and documents at the following Regional Office:

    Northern India Regional Council of

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

    ICAI BHAWAN, 52-54, Institutional Area,

    Vishwas Nagar, Shahdara, Near,

    Karkardooma Courts, Delhi – 110 032

    Phone: 011-39893990, 30210601, Fax: 011-



    CA Foundation Registration Fees 2020.

    Below are the latest ICAI CA Foundation Registration Fee Structure Nov 2020.

    Serial NumberFee detailsOptional or CompulsoryFee for Indian Students (in Rs)Fee for Foreign Students


    (in US Dollars)

    1Prospectus of Foundation CourseCompulsory20020$
    2Registration feeCompulsory9,000700$
    3Subscription for Students’ Journal (For One Year)Optional20020$
    4Subscription for Members’ Journal (For One Year) (Optional)Optional40040$

    ICAI CA Foundation Registration and eligibility 2020 Frequently Asked a Question.

    Q. No-1  After successful registration I have not received my registration NO. and Password? 

    Answers- ICAI will send you a mail after the filling of CA Foundation Application Form.  In case if you have received kindly check the mail in spam section with the name of “Application Registration for ICAI Exam Portal”. Else if you don’t find it kindly contact the ICAI helpdesk no.  18004192929 or 0120-3054851, 3054852, 3054853, 3054835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753, 4953754 or send an email to 

    Question No-2 When can I register for the CA Foundation Examination? 

    Answers- The Registration Process for CA Foundation Examination held twice a year by the ICAI. 

    For the Nov 2020 Session- 31st August 2020 ( last date)

    For May 2020 Session ( Now Nov 2020) – 31st Dec 2020

    Question No-3 What is the Next Steps After CA Foundation Registration Process?

    Answer- After successful completion of CA Foundation Registration Process students are eligible for the CA Foundation Examination Application Form

    Question No-4  What is CA Foundation Registration Form Fee for the 2020 Examination? 

    Answers- For the Indian National students the registration Fee is 9800 Rupees and for the Foreign student the fee is 780$. 

    Also Read: CA Foundation Examination tips and tricks to score Meritous marks in Nov 2020 Examination.

    Question No-5 When will CA Foundation Nov 2020 Admit card will be release?

    Answers- As on now ICAI has not issued any dates regarding this CA Foundation Admit Card Release 14 days before the start of Examination.

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