Complete CMA Foundation Course Guide

CMA Foundation Course Eligibility

Candidates must have passed class 12th examination from a recognized board to be eligible for CMA Foundation Exam. Those who have qualified National Diploma in Commerce Examination by AICTE/State Board of Technical Education are also eligible for CMA Foundation exam.



The new CMA Foundation course consists of four papers. Papers in CMA Foundation Course:-

Papers CA Foundation Subjects Marks
Paper 1 Fundamentals of Economics and Management

1.       Fundamentals of Economics

2.       Fundamentals of Economics


50 Marks

50 Marks

Paper 2 Fundamentals of Accounting 100 Marks
Paper 3 Fundamentals of Law and Ethics

1.       Fundamental of commercial Laws

2.       Fundamental of Ethics


70 Marks

30 Marks

Paper 4 Fundamental of Business Mathematics and Statistics

1.       Fundamental of Mathematics

2.       Fundamental of Business Statistics


40 Marks

60 Marks



ICMAI has extended the last date to register for CMA foundation for June, 2020 term. Candidates can now register till February 10, 2020 online at

CMA exams are held twice in June and December, right now, registration for June exams is open and for December exam will start later on.

Candidates are advised to complete the registration process within 7 days after the release of the notification of the registration on the official website.

The candidates can check the complete schedule from the table below.


CMA Foundation 2020 Registration Important Dates
Registration Last Date (July Session) 10 Feb, 2020
Registration Last Date (Dec Session) 31 July, 2020


Registration Fee:

The candidates can check the complete fee structure for CMA Course Registration from the table below.

Admission type Fees (oral) Fees (Postal)
Admission to Foundation Course 4000/- 4000/-


Note: Candidates will receive a confirmation message 6 days after the payment is done.

Mode of Payment: Debit card/credit card/ Net Banking/ Challan.


Documents needed while registering for CMA exams are as follows:

      1. Passport photo
      2. Specimen signature
      3. Age proof
      4. 10th pass mark sheet
      5. 12th appeared admit card
      6. Graduate degree and certificates (if applicable)


How to register for CMA ?

Step 1: go to the official website mentioned in the page. Click on CMA 2020 Registration option.

Step 2: you will be redirected to the page of the registration form. Fill in all required details and click on save and continue.

Step 3: upload the images as per image specifications. Click on submit.

Step 4: a payment gateway will open displaying the different modes of payment. Choose any one mode and fill in all the required details. Click on Make Payment.

Step 5: take the print out of the application form for future use.


Documents to be submitted with the Postal Registration Form:

    1. Attested Copy of Matriculation Certificate.
    2. Attested copy of 10+2 Certificate or Mark sheet.
    3. Attested copy of the degree, if applicable.
    4. Three Passport size photographs- One photo will be pasted on the application form, second one is pated on the identity card and the last one is attached with the application.


How to check ICAI CMA 2020 Registration status?

Candidates can check the registration status of ICMAI CMA by the following the procedure mentioned below.

      • Click on the link which is given on this page.
      • Click on Online Admission status under the Admission tab.
      • You will be redirected to the page of the registration status.


How to fill the ICMAI CMA 2020 Exam Application Form?

Candidates are advised to follow the procedure mentioned below in order to fill the online examination form.

Step 1: Go to official website. Click on Online Examination Form.

Step 2: Enter your registration number. Click on Press here button.

Step 3: Press “Click Here” button beside the “Registration No”. Filed in “Online Examination Application” form.

Step 4: Fill the student details and click on Submit. Upload images as per image specification.

Step 5: A payment gateway will open. Choose the mode of payment and enter the required details. Click on Make Payment.


Application Fee

Application fee for the Candidates who are appearing for CMA Foundation is given below.

Course Fees
Foundation 1200/-


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