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CA Foundation Exam Pattern

Mode of examPen and paper based
Type of questionPaper 1 and 2- Objective Paper 3 and 4- Subjective
Exam DurationPaper 1 and 2- 3 hours Paper 3 and 4- 2 hours
Medium of ExamEnglish/ Hindi
Number of Papers4
Total Marks100 per paper
Negative MarkingPaper 1 and 2- None
Paper 3 and 4- ¼ mark will be deducted

Subjects covered in Foundation Course

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. The Board of Studies issues comprehensive study materials covering all four subjects.

CA Foundation Question Paper and Answer Key 2018: Download Here

Subject NameCA Foundation 2018 Question Paper
CA Foundation Answer Key 2018
Principles and Practise of Accounting Click Here Click Here
Business Law & Business Correspondence and Reporting Click HereClick Here
Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics Click HereClick Here
Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge Click HereClick Here

Passing criteria in 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 the principle of negative marking.

CA Foundation 2018 Mock Test Papers (Sample papers)

CA Foundation PapersQuestionsSolutions
Paper 1Click hereClick here
Paper 2AClick hereClick here
Paper 2BClick hereClick here
Paper 3Click hereClick here
Paper 4IClick hereClick here
Paper 4IIClick hereClick here

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