After completing the CA Foundation Exam/CPT Exam, you have to register for the next level of CA Course, i.e., CA Intermediate/IPCC.The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India is the authorized body responsible for conducting, evaluating, and certifying CA students.
ICAI has set guidelines for the CA Intermediate fees structure and its payment, registration process, eligibility criteria, application form, and other formalities, which are to be strictly followed. You should also take care of all the important dates related to CA Intermediate to avoid late fees.
But with the vast information available on many internet sources, it is common for aspiring and current CA students to get confused with the misleading information. Therefore, CA Wizard brings to the latest and authentic information (valid by ICAI) for all Chartered Accountancy students.
Here in this article, you will be able to get all the details about the Complete CA Intermediate Fees Structure for Nov 2020 Exams onwards, starting from the Registration process to Application Form Fee and everything else.
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CA Intermediate Fees for Registration
The first step for CA Intermediate level is to enroll or register in the course through online registration with ICAI.
There are 2 methods for this: CA Foundation Route and Direct Entry Route; therefore, there is a slight difference in the fee structure as well.
CA Intermediate Fees details for students registering through CA Foundation Exam route
|Details of Fees||Both Groups (For Indian Students- Rs)||Both groups (For Foreign Students- US $)||Single Group (For Indian Students- Rs)||Single Group (For Foreign Students- US $)|
|Student’s Activity Fee||2,000||2,000*|
|Registration Fee as article assistant||1,000|
*To be paid once
Students registering for CA Intermediate Course through this route are given an option to select single or both the Groups as per their convenience.
The Rs. 2,000 of Student Activity is the cost of complementary study material along with other seminars, conferences, and workshops organized by ICAI.
CA Intermediate Fees details for students registering through Direct Entry Route
|Details of Fees||Both Groups (Rs)||Both groups (US $)|
|Student’s Activity Fee||2,000|
|Registration Fee as article assistant||1,000|
Students applying through the direct-entry route are also required to pay an additional charge of the prospectus. which is Rs. 200 (US $ 20).
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Journals’ Fee (Optional)
All students registering in CA Intermediate can opt for the following journals at the time of registration:
|Journals||For Indian Students (Rs)||For Foreign Students (US $)|
|Subscription for Student’s Journal||Rs. 200||US $ 20|
|Subscription for Member’s Journal||Rs. 400||US $ 40|
Registration Renewal Fee
The registration for the CA Intermediate course is officially valid only for a term of 4 years, after which you need to renew it from ICAI to become eligible for appearing in the CA intermediate Exam. The renewed registration is again valid for a further 4 years term. To renew your CA Intermediate Registration, a fee of Rs. 400 is to be paid through the SSP portal.
CA Intermediate Fees for Application Form/Examination Form
To be able to give the CA Intermediate/IPCC Exam and to get the admit cards, students need to fill and submit the CA Intermediate Application Form/Exam Form before the last date announced by ICAI. It is a very important step, and students must ensure that all the details are filled accurately.
If you are not aware of it, read how to fill and submit the CA intermediate application form correctly and when to submit it.
Below are the fees applicable for CA Intermediate students from different places:
|Category||Centers||CA Intermediate Exam Form Fees|
|Fee for Both Groups/Unit 8A/9A||Indian City||Rs 2,700|
|Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha, and Muscat||$ 500|
|Fee for One Group or Unit(Other than 8A and 9A)||Indian City||Rs 1,500|
|Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha, and Muscat||$ 325|
- After the last date, a late fee of INR Rs. 600 or US $ 10 is charged along with the above examination fee.
- CA Intermediate applicants are also required to pay the Bank Charges to the institute. These charges are added to the above payable fee when online payment is made through the payment gateway.
Upto Rs. 2,000 : Nil
Greater than Rs. 2,000 : 0.65% + GST
Domestic: 0.50% + GST
Domestic Debit Cards /Rupay Card:-
Upto Rs. 2,000: NIL
Greater than Rs. 2,000: 0.9% +GST
International Card: 0.5%
+GST Net Banking:- NIL
CA Intermediate Fees for Different Training Programmes
Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (ICITSS) is a four weeks long programme introduced by ICAI under the new scheme. It is mandatory for CA Intermediate students to complete this training before registering for practical training. The programme is divided into the following:
|Information Technology||15 days (6 hours each day for)||Rs. 6,500|
|Orientation Programme||15 days (6 hours each day for)||Rs. 7,000|
Articleship Training/Audit Training
Articleship/audit training is also referred to as Practical Training, which is an important part of the CA Course. As per ICAI’s present curriculum, all the CA students have to compulsorily do a three-year Practical Training to become a Chartered Accountant.
CA Intermediate students should fill the forms and register for Articleship training just after the completion of ICITSS training.
Doing training in a reputed firm will add experience, value, and prominence. You must be confident and know how to answer questions in the interview to get CA Articleship in a good firm.
As per CA Articleship rules laid down by ICAI, students need to submit all the necessary forms within one month after starting CA Articleship. Also, the registration fee of Rs. 2,000 for CA Articleship needs to be submitted.
In case of delay in submission of forms for articleship, the student will be required to pay Condonation Fee (late fee).
|Delay in Number of Days||Condonation Fee (late fee)|
|30 Days||Rs. 500|
|180 Days||Rs. 1,000|
|365 Days||Rs. 2,000|
|After 365 Days||Rs. 10,000|
Note: ICAI has waived off condonation fee till 30th June 2020 for all training forms which have a transaction date between 1st March 2020 to 30th May 2020.
Assessment of Practical Training
If you want to re-appear in the two tests conducted under the Practical Training, you will be charged a fee of Rs. 200 for re-registration.
Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) is a 4-week training programme. Students need to compulsorily register for AICITSS during the last 2 years of their practical training but before the CA Final Exams. It is divided into two parts:
|Advanced Information Technology||15 days (6 hours each day for)||Rs. 7,500|
|Management and Communications Skills Course||15 days (6 hours each day for)||Rs. 7,000|
Residential Programme (Optional)
The Residential Programme is a four-week practical training on Professional Skills Development. This training is for the newly qualified and aspiring Chartered Accountants. The cost of Residential Programme is Rs. 48,000 inclusive of lodging, daily meal, tea/refreshment, along with course and study material charges.
You can get complete details about all the training programs at this page of the ICAI website.
Fee for Conversion CA Intermediate (only for students of IPCC)
After the introduction of the new scheme in CA Course, students who are currently enrolled under the old scheme have to convert their registration under the new scheme. The last attempt for CA IPCC is in May 2020 (now in July-Aug 2020).
The conversion charges for conversion from IPCC to CA Intermediate is Rs. 1,000.
Concessions in CA Intermediate Fees
Did you know that there are some provisions for fee relaxation/concessions in CA Course Fee given by ICAI?
Here in this article, CA Wizard brings you all the relevant details regarding the available concessions in CA Intermediate Fees approved by ICAI.
In a recent announcement, ICAI has waived-off 75% Registration course fee. This exception is made only for the students who are from the following places:
- Newly formed Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir,
- And 8 North-eASTERN States (Arunachal Pradesh, Assa, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura)
|Registration Fees (Regular)||Rs. 18,000|
|75% Concession||Rs. 13,500|
|Registration Fees to be Paid||Rs. 4,500|
The prospective or current Chartered Accountant students can take benefit from this concession until 31st March 2022.
To avail this benefit given by ICAI, students need to upload their domicile certificate/permanent resident certificate and ID proof.
Please note that this relaxation is made ONLY in the registration fees. Other fees (students activity fee and article assistant registration fee), which are to be paid at the time of registration, will remain the same.
ICAI has also made special considerations in the CA Course Fee for differently-abled students, and children of military and para-military forces who have lost either of their parents in action.
They are eligible for full exemption from payment of registration and tuition fee on production of necessary documents. To know more details, visit here.
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Get all the details of the scholarships available for current Chartered Accountancy students and learn how to apply for them.
Other CA Intermediate Fees
In addition to the study material and other learning facilities provided by ICAI, students feel the need to get personalized and better guidance on subjects from the top faculties. Hence, most of the Chartered Accountancy Students opt for Best Coaching Classes in one of the institutes or online CA classes. These institutes have different batches for all three levels of CA Course and charge a good amount of fees. Although the fees for every CA institute varies. The average range of fees for CA Intermediate course coaching classes/online classes is Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 80,000.
Miscellaneous CA Intermediate Fees Charges
|Fees for verification of answer copies||Rs. 100 per paper (Max. Rs. 400)|
|Supply of certified copies of evaluated answer books||Rs. 500 per paper|
|Issue of duplicate mark sheet||Rs. 100|
|Fees for issuing duplicate pass certificate||Rs. 200|
|Fees for issuing transcripts||Rs. 500 per set of transcript|
Q1. What scholarships are available for CA Intermediate students?
We have given the link to the scholarship details article above. In case you have missed out, scroll above and find- ‘scholarships available.’
Q2. Which is the best coaching institute for CA Intermediate Classes?
Ans. VSI is the best coaching institute for Chartered Accountancy students. The institute has given All India Toppers (including 1st AIR) constantly in the past few years.
Q3. Should I register for both CA Intermediate Groups or only one group at a time?
Ans. Most of the time, students are doubtful if it is easy to clear both the groups together in a single attempt. We have easy tips for you that can help you clear both the CA Intermediate Groups in one attempt.
Q4. What are CA Intermediate May 2020 Exam dates?
Ans. The CA Intermediate Exams will start from 30th July 2020 and end on 16th August 2020. See the complete Date Sheet of Group 1 and Group 2 Exams of CA Intermediate.