Cost & Management Accounting
Cost and Management Accountancy (CMA) is a descendent of The Institute of Cost and management Accountants of India (ICAI). CMA as a course is conducted in 3 different stages. CMA involves- Foundation, Intermediate and Final course. The minimum age for applying for the CMA course is 17 years. You can apply for the foundation course after completing your 12th class in any subject area. +2 class students can also apply for the CMA course. In case of graduates they can apply for the Intermediate course. The application for the intermediate course can be done directly without applying for the foundation course. The final course of CMA can be done after getting through the Intermediate level. See below for further details.
To accomplish the course, the below mentioned stages should be completed :
1 Foundation Course
2 Intermediate Course
3 Final Course.
Eligibility for Admission
A Candidate should have passed +2 or equivalent from a
recognized Board or Institution.
Paper 1: Fundamentals of Economics and Management
Paper 2: Fundamentals of Accounting
Paper 3: Fundamentals of Laws and Ethics
Paper 4: Fundamentals of Business Mathematics & Statistic
Eligibility for Admission :
Passed Senior Secondary School Examination (
+2) and Foundation Course of the Institute of
Cost Accounts of India/Graduation in any other discipline
CMA Intermediate Syllabus 2016
Paper 5 : Financial Accounting
Paper 6 : Laws, Ethics
Paper 7: Direct Taxation
Paper 8: Cost Accounting
Paper 9 : Operations Management & Strategic Management.
Paper 10 : Cost & Management Accounting and Financial Management.
Paper 11 : Indirect Taxation
Paper 12 : Company Accounts and Audit
After passing CMA intermediate every student having registered under Revised Syllabus 2008/Syllabus 2016 shall be required to undergo practical training for a period of 3 years on whole time basis to the satisfaction of council in any one or more of the organization specified in appendix A, and in as specified in Appendix B for the recognition of training.
Eligibility for Admission :
Students for being eligible to make an application to appear in the final examination must
complete at least 6 months of Practical Training in any one or more of the organization specified in Appendix A, and in areas as specified in Appendix B,
must have an experience of at least 6 months in any one or more of the organization specified in Appendix A, and in areas as specified in Appendix B,
enroll for the I-CMA Training Module as indicated in Appendix C
CMA Final Syllabus 2016
Paper 13 – Corporate Laws & Compliance
Paper 14 – Strategic Financial Management
Paper 15 – Strategic Cost Management – Decision Making
Paper 16 – Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation
Paper 17 – Corporate Financial Reporting
Paper 18 – Indirect Tax Laws & Practice
Paper 19 – Cost & Management Audit
Paper 20 – Strategic Performance Management and Business Valuation.