CA Intermediate or CA Inter is the second level course of the Chartered Accountancy exams. It consists of two groups of four subjects each. After clearing CA Foundation, a student becomes eligible to register for the ICAI CA Intermediate course. While preparing for the CA course, Intermediate is the first stage that equips the students with in-depth knowledge of the various aspects of Finance and Accounting.

In this article, you will get complete details about the ICAI CA Intermediate course.

Eligibility Criteria for CA Intermediate Course

The candidates can register for the intermediate course through the following two routes:

Through CA Foundation Course: Candidates who have qualified CA Foundation Examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (with minimum 50% marks).
Through Direct Entry Route: The following candidates are allowed to directly register for the CA Intermediate course:
A Commerce graduate/ Post-Graduate (with minimum 55% marks) or Other Graduate/ Post-Graduate ( with minimum 60% marks)
A candidate who has passed the Intermediate level exam conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India or the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

How to Register for CA Intermediate

  • Login to the ICAI Self Service Portal
  • Click on register for intermediate through CA Foundation / Direct entry route
  • Update your details
  • Pay the required fees using an online payment method
  • Note: ICAI will take 7 days to process your application

    CA Intermediate Registration Fees and Important Dates

    After registration for the intermediate course, students are required to undergo a study period of eight months.

    Intermediate exams are held twice in a year i.e., May and November.

    The students who wish to appear in the May cycle should get themselves registered for the intermediate course before September in the previous year and the students who wish to appear in the November cycle should get themselves registered for the intermediate course before March in the same year.

    Students from the CA foundation route can register themselves either for one group or both the groups of the intermediate course. However, the students from the direct entry route have to register themselves for both groups at a time.

    Candidates who are pursuing the Final Year of Graduation Course can also register for the Intermediate Course on a provisional basis.

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