CA Foundation Question Paper

CA Foundation Question Paper and Answer Key

CA Foundation is an entry-level test designed for students who want to pursue the CA Course. Exams for the Foundation will conduct twice in a year in May and November. CA Foundation is replacing the current entry-level test CPC (Common Proficiency Course).A student after appearing in 12th examination can register for the CA Foundation course.Foundation

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CA Foundation Exam pattern


  • Paper 1: Principles and Practice of Accounting
  • Paper 2: Business Laws and Business Correspondence
    a) Business laws
    b) Business Correspondence and Reporting
  • Paper 3: Business Mathematics, Logical reasoning and Statistics
    a) Business Mathematics
    b) Logical reasoning
    c) Statistics
  • Paper 4: Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge
    a) Business economics
    b) Business and Commercial Knowledge

CA Foundation Study Material And Best Books 2020

The best books and study materials for CA Foundation will be made available at the official website of ICAI. Board of Studies (BOS) knowledge portal provides the students with Foundation Study Material as well as previous year question papers, mock test papers, revision test papers along with solutions. Both registered and non-registered students can download these Foundation Study Material and other resources.

Registered users can get the books delivered at their place for free since the registration fees include the fees for the books. Non- Registered candidates can also purchase the books online. All the latest books will be available on the website. In case the books aren’t according to the latest syllabus, ICAI will update it and make it available as soon as possible. Meanwhile, you can refer to the free study material from ICAI and proceed with your preparation.

CA Foundation Exam Pattern 2020

The consists of objective cum subjective type questions of 400 marks. The Foundation exam will consist of four subjects/papers. Paper 1 & 2 are subjective/ descriptive type papers, while paper 3 & 4 are objective papers. The test has been held in the English and Hindi language only.

CA Foundation 2020 Marking Scheme

Candidates must go through the marking scheme given below to check the questions weight age, sections in the test, subjects, and other details. Studying the marking scheme will make candidates confident to evaluate the result accurately.

As far as the marking scheme for  2020 examination, the candidates should note that there is a negative marking of one-fourth for every wrong answer in objective type papers, i.e. paper 3 & 4.

Question Paper and Answer Key

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