How to become CA in India:
The Chartered Accountancy is the most dominating and most sort out course amongst all the Commerce students. Moreover, the scope and the future that is possesses after the completion of the course seems to be incomparable with other courses and degrees in India.
A Chartered Accountant is actually a professional with great expertise and skill in the subject of Accountancy, Finance, Taxation Etc. A Chartered Accountant is actually an auditor (examiner) who audits the books of accounts to see that they are true and fair.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) regulates the profession of Chartered Accountancy in India. The ICAI also conducts all the CA examination in India.
So here is an exclusive article on “How to become CA in India” for all those who are interested in pursuing a Career in Chartered Accountancy in India.
(a)Common Proficiency Test (CPT):
All those students who are interested in joining the CA course after the 10+2 HSC Commerce can register themselves for the program, immediately after the declaration of the results. After 60 days are over then all the students are eligible to appear for the “Common Proficiency Test” and pass the entrance examination.
Thus all those students and candidates who have passed out and qualified for the CPT entrance examination are eligible to be admitted to the IPCC Stage of the CA Course.
(b)Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC):
The IPCC is the second stage of the Chartered Accountancy course; all those students who have successfully passed out and qualified the CPT Stage of education are eligible to be admitted to the IPCC Stage.
Also all those students who have completed their 10+2+3 stage of education are eligible to be admitted to the IPCC. After the admission and the registration are over, there shall be a gap of 9 months for the purpose of study and after the completion of 9 months; all the students shall be required to appear for the IPCC Examination.
The Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC) examination is held every 6 months , the first being in the month of May and the second being in the month of November. After passing and qualifying for the IPCC, all the students have to undergo a 3 year article ship training program.
Only those students who have successfully passed out and completed their IPCC examination and also have completed their 3 year article ship are eligible to be admitted to the course. However, there is also an exception where all those students who are in the last 6 months are eligible to apply for the final course.
After the students have passed out and qualified for the final course are required to undergo a 15 days management and communication program after which they would be eligible to appear for the membership with the ICAI.