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CA Foundation Registration

The CA Foundation registration process is completely online. To check whether you are eligible to register read ca foundation course eligibility. ICAI has a centralized self-service (CDS) portal to manage the process of registration and submitting self-attested documents. Registration can be done using this registration link.

This link can be found on the ICAI website also.

  • ICAI Website
  • E-Services tab (if you are browsing through mobile this would be inside the options tab on the top right)
  • Student Services
  • Entry-level forms (CA Foundation).

Once you open this link you can easily enter the fields required and continue your registration step by step. All administrative interactions throughout the life cycle of a CA student are done through the online portal and there is no need for personal visit to the ICAI Office for submission of physical documents.

Step-by-Step CA Foundation Registration Process

  • Step 1 - Open this & registration link
  • Step 2 - Fill up the details asked on the page. Please keep in mind -
    • Enter SALUTATION, NAME, DOB and GENDER as per your 10th / 12th CERTIFICATE.
    • Enter MOBILE NO. and E-MAIL id carefully as all important communications and otp from ICAI will be sent to these only.

      Once you finish step 2 you will receive an email from ICAI which would be stating

      User Id: APPxxxxxx

      Password: xxxxxxxx

      and a link:

  • Step 3 - Use the link and the credentials provided in step 2 by icai on mail to login, then click on

    • Student Function
    • Course registration
    • Apply for Foundation Course
  • Step 4 - Fill up all the details asked such as your address, parent's name, the score obtained in 10th std and 12th std, etc
  • Step 5 - Upload your scanned picture and all the required documents.
  • Step 6 - Make the payment. After this, your registration would be complete.

    You will receive an email from ICAI about the same and within sometime also get a student registration number. Student registration number is like your unique roll number with icai. This number would be assigned to you not only till you clear your CA foundation exams, but through-out your journey of becoming a CA.

CA Foundation Registration Fees

Details of CA Foundation Registration Fees Rupees (₹) For Foreign Students $
CA Foundation Prospectus Fee 200 20
CA Foundation Registration Fee 9,000 700
Subscription for Students Journal ( 1 Year ) 400(Optional) 40(Optional)

This fee includes the amount for CA Foundation Books published by ICAI, which are to be ordered by students online through the ICAI CDS portal.

Eligibility to enroll in CA Foundation Course

Students can enroll in CA Foundation course after passing the Class 10th Examination conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an examination recognized by the Central Government as equivalent thereto.

However, a candidate can write CA Foundation Exams only after appearing in the Class 12th Examination.


The following categories of students are eligible to register directly for ICAI CA Inter Course without passing the CA Foundation:

  • Category 1 Student
    1. Graduates or Post Graduates from Commerce stream having secured in aggregate a minimum of 55% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University).
    2. Graduates or Post Graduates other than those falling under Commerce stream having secured in aggregate a minimum of 60% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University).
  • Category 2 Student
    1. Candidates who have passed CMA Intermediate or CS Executive examination

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