ICMAI CAT 2021 – ICMAI has released the application form for the January session. Candidates can fill the application form up to December 30, 2020, at icmai.in. The exam will be conducted on January 17, 2021. It is a short term course introduced by ICAI. The Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I exam is conducted twice a year. Check more details on ICMAI CAT 2021 from this page.
Latest: The application form for ICMAI CAT 2021 Jan Session is available now. Scroll down to Apply.
ICMAI CAT 2021
ICMAI organizes CAT Foundation Courses Entry Level Part I for January 2021. The candidates should note that the January Term exam is conducted in the month of January. The candidates can check the schedule for January Session ICMAI CAT 2021 from the table below.
|ICMAI CAT 2021||Important Dates|
|Last date of receipt of application form without late fee||30 Dec 2020|
|Availability of ICMAI CAT Admit Card 2021||to be announced|
|ICMAI CAT 2021 exam date||17 Jan 2021|
|Declaration of ICMAI CAT Result||to be announced|
ICMAI CAT 2021 Notice for Part – I Examination – January 2021
Click here to download the Notice.
ICMAI CAT 2021 Application Form
The application form for ICMA CAT 2021 for January session has been released at the official website of ICAI. Those who have fulfilled the eligibility criteria can fill ICMAI CAT 2021 online application form. Candidates can fill in Examination form by online mdoe only. Students have to fill-in necessary details in the online application like their personal details, educational details and upload the necessary images as per the format. The printed filled in form is to be sent to “The Directorate of CAT , The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, CMA Bhawan, 3 Institutional Area , Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003”.
Application Fee – To submit the ICMAI CAT online application for July Session, candidates need to pay the following amount:
Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I – 730/-
Mode of Payment: The requisite examination fee is to be paid through payment gateway by using Credit/Debit card or by Bank Draft drawn in favour of “The Institute of Cost Accountants of India” payable at New Delhi.
ICMAI CAT 2021 Result
The result for ICMAI CAT 2021 will be declared online at the Institute official website. It is released in the login and registration number is required to check it. Along with the ICMAI CAT result, the mark sheet of the candidate is also published. Those who qualify the Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I examination are not issued a pass certificate. However, the pass certificate is issued to those candidates who pass the complete course in Accounting Technicians.
ICMAI CAT 2021 Passing Marks
In order to qualify the Foundation Course (Entry Level)-Part-I Examination, candidates need to obtain minimum passing marks as set by ICWAI/ ICMAI. As per last year details. Check the minimum qualifying marks below:
|Standard of Passing||Passing Marks|
|Passing Marks in each paper||40%|
|Total passing marks||50%|
ICMAI CAT Internship
The Internship Scheme of CAT Course is of 45 days and can be taken from organizations prescribed under the scheme. Registered students under CAT course has to undergo Internship after appearing in an Examination of Entry Level Part -1. After the candidates complete the Internship, they have to submit the Internship Completion Certificate duly signed by the Principal/ Employer of the Organization to CAT director.
ICMAI CAT 2021 Admit Card
The admit card for ICMAI CAT 2021 is issued for the candidates who submit their examination form before the end date. It is issued by online mode only. No hard copy of it is sent to the candidates via post. To download CMA CAT admit card, candidates have to log in by entering their registration number. It consists of personal details of the candidate as well as exam details like address of the test centre, reporting timings, etc. On the day of the exam, candidates must carry the hard copy of the ICMAI CAT Admit Card 2021 along with valid id proof.
ICMAI CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
It is important that the candidates who wish to take admission in the Certificate in Accounting Technicians course must check the eligibility criteria first. ICMAI CAT eligibility criteria is provided below.
- Students should have passed Class 10th exam
- Should have passed Class 12th exam
- Those who are appearing in the Class 12th exam are eligible to apply for admission in Foundation (Entry Level) Part-I of CAT Course.
ICMAI CAT 2021 Test Centers
ICMAI is conducting CAT January 2021 exam at 52 test cities spread across the county. This center is based in as per last year details. Candidates can check the list of test cities from the table below.
ICMAI CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
Those who are preparing for the Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) exam, must take a look at the exam pattern first. Check the complete exam pattern for CMA CMAT exam from below.
- Mode of exam: ICMAI CAT exam is a computer-based test
- Duration of the exam: It is of 02 hours duration
- Type of questions: The question paper consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
- Number of papers – ICMAI CAT exam is divided into two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2.
- Number of questions – There are 100 number of questions in Paper 1 and Paper 2 each
- Marking Scheme – For a correct answer, you get 01 marks and there is no negative marking for an incorrect answer
Candidates can check the distribution of questions for each section from the table below.
|Paper I||Section A||Fundamentals of Financial Accounting||60|
|Section B||Applied Business and Industrial Laws||40|
|Paper II||Section A||Financial Accounting – 2||50|
|Section B||Statutory Compliance||50|
ICMAI CAT 2021 Syllabus
The next step in the preparation is to know the syllabus and prepare as per it. ICAI has released the syllabus for ICMAI CAT exam and candidates can check the same from this page.
Books Recommended for ICMAI CAT 2021 Exam
Now that the students know the exam pattern and syllabus for the exam, the next step is to study from the right resources. Check the list of the books as recommended by ICMAI for CAT exam.
|Name of the Book||Name of the Publisher||Name of the Author||Buy Here|
|PAPER: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting|
|An Introduction to Accounting||Vikash||S N Maheshwari||Click Here to buy|
|Modern Accountancy||Tata McGraw Hill||Mukherjee & Haniff||Click Here to buy|
|Financial Accounting||S Chand||Jawahar Lal||Click Here to buy|
|Accounting in Business||ELBS||R J Bull||Click Here to buy|
|Financial Accounting||Harcourt College Publishers||Porter and Norton||Click Here to buy|
|PAPER : Applied Business and Industrial Laws|
|Mercantile Law including Industrial Law||Sultan Chand||N D Kapoor||–|
|Business Laws||Sultan Chand||Dr G K Kapoor||Click Here to buy|
|Business & Industrial Laws||Taxmann||Sushma Arora||Click Here to buy|
|Mercantile Laws||Taxmann||Dr. V.K. Jain||Click Here to buy|
|PAPER : Financial Accounting-2|
|Advanced Accountancy||Oxford University Press||Hrishikesh Chakraborty||–|
|Modern Accountancy||Tata McGraw Hill||Mukharjee & Haniff||–|
|Advanced Accounting||Sultan Chand||Gupta & Radhaswamy||Click Here to buy|
|Advanced Accounts||Sultan Chand||Shukla & Grewal & Gupta||Click Here to buy|
|Financial Accounting – A Managerial Perspective||Asian Books||Dr. D. Mukhopadhyay||–|
|Advanced Accountancy||New Central Book Agency||Dr. S.K. Paul||–|
|Financial Accounting Vol. 1 & 2||New Central Book Agency||Dr. S.K. Paul||–|
|Basics of Cost Accounting||Sultan Chand||V.K. Saxena & C.D. Vashist||–|
|PAPER: Statutory Compliance|
|Direct Taxes Law & Practice||Taxmann||V.K. Singhania||–|
|Direct Tax Planning and Management||Taxmann||V.K. Singhania||–|
|Indirect Taxes Law & Practice||Taxmann||V.S. Datey||–|
Assessment Test for Competency Level (Part-II)
For Competency Level Part-II, ICAI conducts an online computer-based Assessment Test. It is mandatory for the candidates to pass 6 tests out of the total tests scheduled.
Passing Marks: To qualify the Part-II exam, the passing marks are 50% or above in each test.
ICMAI CAT Coaching and Study Material
ICMAI has coaching centre for the ceritficate course all over India. Students have to get admitted in their nearest Regional Council or Chapter or Recognized Coaching Centres (ROCCs) for undergoing Oral Coaching. It is equipped to help the students for the examination and develop the requisite skill and understanding of the papers covered in the course. The Oral Coaching is provided by 4 Regional Councils (RC). It is suggested that the minimum required hours of coaching for each subject is 20 Sessions.
ICMAI CAT Study material
The study material for CAT course is prescribed as per the syllabus of the course. Students who are registered with the course can refer to the provided Study Materials free of cost.
Official Website: icmai.in.
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