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What is the procedure for pursuing CA after graduation?

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RE: What is the procedure for pursuing CA after graduation?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Astha,


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Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query.

Chartered Accountant is one of the prestigious career options and preferred by many students as the topmost career option. The students who aspire to make a career in the field of commerce mostly opt for the Chartered Accountant. Every year there is a huge requirement for Certified Chartered Accountants.


Table Content

1.       CA

2.       How to do ca after Graduation

3.       CA FINAL EXAM

4.       Articleship

5.       Fees for ca after graduation




Auditing, taxation, financial, and general management are all areas of business and finance where chartered accountants work. Some work in public practice, while others work in the private sector, while yet others work for government agencies. These are the work done By Charted Accountant CA. In India license for practicing CA is given by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).


Earlier the one who aspired to make a career in CA was supposed to start from the 12th with the CPT exam but now the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has introduced the Direct Entry schemes for the students who aspire to make a career in CA after the Graduation. The Direct Entry Scheme is a scheme in which a student who has completed Graduation do not need to give a CPT exam can appear for Integrated Professional Competency Course (IPCC).


Whereas there are prescribed Eligibility Criteria for the Direct Entry Scheme as follows.


1. A student who have Graduated or Post Graduated in Commerce and have secured in aggregate a minimum of 55% of the total marks or its equivalent conducted by the recognized university including open university by studying any three papers of 100 marks each out of which Accounting, Auditing, Mercantile Laws, Economics, Corporate Laws, Management, taxation, Costing, Business Administration, Management Accounting.

2. A Graduate or Post Graduate falling under the commerce stream mentioned above has secured in aggregate a minimum 60% or its equivalent from the recognized university including open university.

A final year student of the Graduation can also apply for the Direct Entry Scheme.


The least time required to pursue CA after graduation is three years, as you can sit IPCC examinations after nine months of registration, and then complete 2.5-3 years of articleship to become a Chartered Accountant.

After getting into the CA course through the Direct Entry Scheme one has to appear for the IPCC GROUP I &II. Than an Article Ship of 3 years along with 100hours IT Training and Orientation Course. On successful completion of all these things, one can go for CA FINAL GROUP I & II.

On successfully cracking the CA Final Exam one becomes the certified Chartered Accountant.


Group 1:

Paper-1: Financial Reporting(100 Marks)
Paper-2: Strategic Financial Management (100 Marks)
Paper-3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (100 Marks)
Paper-4: Corporate and Economics law (100 Marks)
– Section A: Corporate Law
– Section B: Economic laws

Group 2:

Paper-5: Strategic Cost management and performance Evaluation (100 Marks)
Paper-6: Elective paper (100 Marks)

List of Elective Paper

  • Paper-6A: Risk Management
  • Paper-6B: Financial Services and Capital Markets
  • Paper-6C: International Taxation
  • Paper-6D: Economic Laws
  • Paper-6E: Global Financial Reporting Standards
  • Paper-6F: Multidisciplinary Case Study
  • Paper-7: Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation (100 Marks)
    Part I: Direct Tax Laws
    Part II: International Taxation
  • Paper-8: Indirect Tax Laws [100 Marks]
    Part I: Goods and service tax
    Part II: Customs & FT



Approx 20000-30000 for completing ca after graduation it includes everything you will need for doing it .

Duration of completing CA after Graduation

The duration of the two CA certification routes differs, i.e.

A student who wants to pursue the CA course after class XIIth must take the CPT route, which takes a minimum of 4.5 years to complete.

The Direct Entry method will take a minimum of three years for a candidate who wants to become a CA after graduation.

Furthermore, there is no set time limit for the maximum duration because the ICAI has removed the number of attempts as well as the age limit.

CA After Graduation CAREER

For those interested in pursuing a career in business, there are numerous choices. Companies and recruiters value the CA course structure and curriculum because it is rigorous and includes both practical and information technology training. CAs can also opt to combine their knowledge with additional credentials such as an MBA, CFA, or FRM Exam and make their career growth faster. you can work as follows

  • Financial Analyst
  • Invest Researcher
  • GST
  • Tax Specialist
  • Investment Banker
  • Asset Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Consultant



Q – CA final exam passing percentage 2021?

Ans – 11.9%

Q- If I complete 2 yrs of articleship then I am capable to give ca final exam?

Ans -  after completing 2.5 yrs. of articleship only then you can give theca final exam.

Q- How many exam group are there in ca final exam?

Ans -  There are 2 groups in ca final exam

Q- how many yrs articleship is required?

Ans -  2.5 yrs minimum

Q – Is it good to do Ca after graduation?

Ans .  Yes, graduate students have a good chance of becoming CAs. They are not, however, required to take the CA foundation exam. After 9 months of professional training, these students are eligible to take the CA intermediate test.

Q – Can I apply for ca after graduation?

Ans - Yes, graduate students have a good chance of becoming CAs. They are not, however, required to take the CA foundation exam. After 9 months of professional training, these students are eligible to take the CA intermediate test.


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I hope you find this information useful and helpful for you.

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Prathamesh Kapote

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