ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 (June): Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus and Recruitment Details

Published on : 25th February 2019    Author : Satyaranjan Bai
CMA Exam

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India is responsible for conducting, managing and administering the ICMAI CMA exam. Candidates completing all three stages of CMA programmes – Foundation, Intermediate and Final – become a Cost and Management Accountant (CMA). Earlier known as the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI), the Institute of Cost Accountants of India will organise the ICMAI CMA Foundation exam twice a year – June and December. The ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 will be held in June in offline mode, for a time period of three hours.

ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 Important Dates -

ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 Events

ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 Dates

Last date to complete registration

8 February 2019

Issuance of admit card

30 May 2019 (Tentative)

Exam commences

June 2019 (Tentative)

Result declaration

August 2019 (Tentative)

ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have submitted their applications for ICMAI CMA Foundation examination 2019 (June) will be able to access the admit card on May 30. Well, such applicants must ensure that they meet the eligibility conditions as prescribed by ICMAI. Check the ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 eligibility below –

  • Candidates appearing in the CMA Foundation 2019 examination must have passed Class X or equivalent level exam from a recognised Board
  • Should have passed 10+2 or equivalent level test from a recognised Board
  • Or, hold a Diploma in Commerce by any State Board of Technical Education or All Indian Council for Technical Education
  • Or, hold a Diploma in Rural Service Examination by the National Council of Higher Education
  • Those who have previously cleared the CMA Foundation exam need not turn up for the test again. Such candidates can appear in the CMA Intermediate exam 2019 directly.

ICMAI CMA Foundation Application Process 2019

Even though the ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 application process is over, you can still take a look. The exam-conducting body invites applications for CMA Foundation course exam in online mode. Only if you meet the eligibility, visit the official website and complete the process.

The step-by-step methods to complete the CMA Foundation application 2019 are mentioned underneath.

  • Visit the official website (www.icmai.in)
  • Click on the link ‘Students Portal’
  • Online Examination Form’
  • Click on the link ‘Students
  • Under the section ‘Activities’ you are required to select ‘Online Application Form’
  • From the drop-down menu, you need to choose the ‘Foundation’ course
  • At this stage, you need to apply online, provide all important details, upload documents, remit the application fee and submit the form

Note: Candidates are advised to preserve all the log-in credentials (application number, email ID, registration number, mobile number and DOB) for future reference. Attested copies of 3 passport-size photos, 10th certificate and 10+2 certificate and must be to be enclosed with the application forms.

What You Need to Possess Before Completing Registration Process -

There are a few things that the CMA aspirants must keep ready before completing the registration process. Look underneath –

  • Active email ID
  • Valid mobile number
  • Correct address
  • Documents:
    • Scanned image of the signature in JPEG format
    • Digital image of the passport size photo in JPEG format
    • Academic qualification certificates in PDF format (600 kb)
    • Age proof in PDF format (600 kb)

CMA Foundation Application Fee –

Course Admission

Fees (Oral)

Fees (Postal)

Foundation Course

₹ 4,000/-

₹ 4,000/-

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Note: To buy prospectus, candidates have to pay an amount of ₹ 250/- extra.

Application Fee for Foreign Students –

Particulars

Foundation

Admission/ Registration/ Enrolment

$250

The fee structure section for foreign students states, “Students registered in India under  any Regional Council/ Chapter/ Recognized Oral Coaching Centres, but now residing outside India for the purpose of employment or otherwise, shall also be eligible to claim exemption from CSS and/or Computer Training (for Intermediate), IOTP (for Final), provided they apply to the  Directorate of  Studies, along with the prescribed fees, as applicable to a Foreign Student, within the prescribed time limit. Students from foreign countries should remit the requisite fee in US$ only to the Head Quarters along with copies of documentary evidence of domicile (outside India).

CMA Foundation Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2019

The examination will be conducted in pen and paper mode (offline mode). Candidates have to provide descriptive answers. There are 4 papers, and each paper carries 100 marks.

  • Mode of Exam: Pen and paper-based (offline)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Question Type: Subjective type
  • Total Marks: 100 marks for each paper

Foundation Course (4 Papers) -

  • (Paper I) - Fundamentals of Economics & Management (180 minutes)
  • (Paper II) - Fundamentals of Accounting (180 minutes)
  • (Paper III) - Fundamentals of Laws & Ethics (180 minutes)
  • (Paper IV) - Fundamentals of Business Mathematics & Statistics (180 minutes)

Weightage of Subject in Each Paper –

 Paper – 1: Fundamentals of Economics and Management

Contents

Weightage

Section A: Fundamentals of Economics

Forms of Market

20%

Basic concepts of Economics

20%

Money and Banking

10%

Section B: Fundamentals of Management

Management Process

50%

Paper – 2: Fundamentals of Accounting

Contents

Weightage

Section A: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

Accounting for Special Transactions

20%

Accounting Fundamentals

35%

Preparation of Final Accounts

25%

Section B: Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

20%

Paper – 3: Fundamentals of Laws and Ethics

Contents

Weightage

Section A: Fundamentals of Commercial Laws

Sale of Goods Act, 1930

20%

Indian Contracts Act, 1872

40%

Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

10%

Section B: Fundamentals of Ethics

Ethics and Business

30%

Paper – 4: Fundamentals of Business Mathematics and Statistics

Contents

Weightage

Section A: Fundamentals of Business Mathematics

Algebra

20%

Arithmetic

20%

Section B: Fundamentals of Business Statistics

Correlation and Regression

10%

Statistical representation of Data

10%

Probability

10%

Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion

30%

ICMAI CMA Foundation Admit Card 2019 –

CMA aspirants who have successfully submitted their applications for the entrance examination will be issued the ICMAI CMA Foundation 2019 Admit Card tentatively on 30 May. Also called the hall tickets admit cards must be carried to the venue on the day of the test.

CMA Foundation Exam Centres 2019 –

The Cost and Management Accountant Foundation exam will be organised in the following cities.

Akurdi

Allahabad

Kottakkal

Kota

Kolkata

Adipur

Agartala

Kottayam

Agra

Ahmedabad

Lucknow

Madurai

Ludhiana

Asansol

Aurangbad

Mangalore

Mumbai

Mysore

Bangalore

Baroda

Berhampur

Nagpur

Bhilai

Naihati

Bhilwara

Nashik

Bhopal

Nellore

Bewar City

Neyveli

Bhubaneswar

Noida

Bilaspur

Palakkad

Bokaro

Panaji

Calicut

Patiala

Chandigarh

Patna

Chennai

Pondicherry

Coimbatore

Port Blair

Cuttack

Pune

Dehradun

Raipur

Delhi

Rajahmundry

Dhanbad

Ranchi

Duliajan

Rourkela

Durgapur

Salem

Ernakulam

Sambalpur

Erode

Shillong

Faridabad

Siliguri

Ghaziabad

Solapur

Guntur

Srinagar

Guwahati

Surat

Haridwar

Thrissur

Hazaribagh

Tiruchirapalli

Howrah

Tirunelveli

Hyderabad

Trivandrum

Indore

Udaipur

Jaipur

Vapi

Jabalpur

Vashi

Jalandhar

Vellore

Jammu

Vijayawada

Jamshedpur

Vindhyanagar

Jodhpur

Waltair

Kalyan

Bahrain

Kannur

Dubai

Kanpur

Muscat

Kolhapur

 

 

 

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CMA Foundation Result 2019 –

The CMA Foundation 2019 result (June) will be declared by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India in the month of August. Candidates can access the result on the official website of ICMAI.


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