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According to a notification released CMA intermediate name Changed to CMA Executiveand CMA Final name changed to CMA Professional. After completion of the 12th class, a candidate can apply for the foundation course. ICWAI has changed its name to The Institute of Cost Accountants of India and also ICWA course name is changed into CMA course. Full form of CMA is Cost Management Accounting. There is no difference between CMA and ICWAI Course. These two names are describing the same thing. Students searching for CMA course details can find the answer to their doubts from this post.

ICWA Course Eligibility:

The candidate has to pass 10th class or equivalent from a recognized board.

10+2 from a recognized board or an examination equivalent to 10+2 which is recognized by the central government. Or diploma in commerce examination held by all India council of technical education. Also Check Other Courses After 12th Commerce.


Examinations from 2016 will be conducted based on “ICWAI Syllabus 2016”.

ICWAI Foundation Syllabus (Subjects in Foundation)

Paper 1: Fundamentals of Economics & Management

Paper 2: Fundamentals of Accounting

Paper 3: Fundamentals of Laws & Ethics

Paper 4: Fundamentals of Business Mathematics & Statistics.

ICWAI Intermediate Syllabus (Subjects in Inter)

Paper 5: Financial Accounting

Paper 6: Laws, Ethics & Governance

Paper 7: Direct Taxation

Paper 8: Cost Accounting and Financial Management

Paper 9: Operations Management $ Information Systems

Paper 10: Cost & Management Accountancy

Paper 11: Indirect Taxation

Paper 12: Company Accounts & Audit

ICWAI Final Syllabus (Subjects in Final)

Paper 13: Corporate Laws & Compliance

Paper 14: Advanced Financial Management

Paper 15: Business Strategy & Strategic Cost Management

Paper 16: Tax Management & Practice

Paper 17: Strategic Performance Management

Paper 18: Corporate Financial Reporting

Paper 19: Cost & Management Audit

Paper 20: Financial Analysis and Business Valuation

Also see:

Complete Details of ICWAI Foundation Syllabus 2016,

Complete Details of ICWAI Inter Syllabus 2016,

Complete Details of ICWAI Final Syllabus 2016,

ICWAI Study Materials For Foundation, Inter & Final.

ICWA Course Duration:

Entire course consists of three stages foundation, intermediate and final.

Foundation: Minimum duration of the course is eight months.  

Intermediate: Minimum duration of the course is Ten months.

Final: Minimum duration of the course is Eighteen months.  


ICWA Registration Details

See complete details about registration procedure, fee, regional offices and more below.

icwa registration

CourseDocuments to be enclosed with application form

ICWA Foundation Registration

Matriculation Certificate. (Attested Copy)

10+2 Certificate or Marks Statement. (Attested Copy)

3 Passport size photographs.

ICWA Intermediate Registration

Matriculation Certificate. (Attested Copy)

10+2 Certificate or Marks Statement. (Attested Copy)

Degree. (Attested Copy)

3 Passport size photographs.

ICWA Final Registration

Passport Photo.

Specimen Signature.

Age Proof.

10th Pass Marks sheet.

12th Pass Marks Sheet.

CMA Inter Pass Marks sheet / Certificate.

ICWA Registration Fee Details

Students who registered at least 4 months before the ICWA Registration Last date are eligible to write the examination.

CourseEligibilityFees (Oral)Fees (Postal)

Foundation CoursePassed 10th ClassRs.4000 /-Rs.4000 /-

Intermediate CoursePassed Foundation or GraduationRs.20000 /-Rs.20000 /-

Final CoursePassed IntermediateRs.17000 /-Rs.17000 /-

Uniform Fee Structure for pursuing CMA Courses is notified and shall be made effective for all registrations/enrollment to the Intermediate/ Final Course with effective from 01.02.2015. It may be noted that CMA Foundation Course Fee structure is uniform – irrespective of either Oral or Postal mode of coaching.

Latest Updates:

Important ICWA/CMA Exam Dates 2017

ICWA Exam June 2017

The online Application Starts fromApril 2017

The last date to fill application form will beMay 2017

Admit Card will be providedA week prior to the examination

Entrance Exam will be conductedJune 2017

Result will be declaredJuly 2017

Counselling Process will start byJuly 2017

ICWA Exam December 2017

The online Application Starts fromOctober 2017

The last date to fill application form will be3rd Week of November 2017

Admit Card will be provided1st week of December 2017

Entrance Exam will be conductedDecember 2017

Result will be declared2rd Week of January 2017

Counselling Process will start byLast Week of January 2017

ICWA Registration Last Date

The candidate has to apply 4 months before the examination. Then only he/she will be eligible to write the exam. See the last dates below.

ICWA Foundation Registration Last Date

June Examination31st January

September Examination30th April

December Examination31st July

March Examination31st October

ICWA Registration Last Date For Intermediate and Final

June Exam31st January

December Exam31st July


Regional Offices for ICWA Admission

Apply to the following Regional Councils with duly filled in application together with relevant documents.

Regional Offices Address

CityCovering AreasAddress

MumbaiCovering areas: Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Maharashtra.union territories: Nagar haveli, Dadra, Daman Diu.Western India Regional Council, “Rohit Chambers”, 4th floor, Janmabhoomi Marg, Fort, Mumbai – 400001.Website:

ChennaiCovering areas: Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Pondicherry. Union territory: Lakshadweep.Southern India Regional Council, 4, Montieth Lane, Egmore, Chennai – 600008.Website:

KolkataCovering areas: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Tripura, West Bengal, Sikkim, The Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Foreign Countries.Eastern India Regional Council, 84, Harish Mukherjee Road, Kolkata – 700025.

New DelhiCovering areas:  Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal. Union Territory: Chandigarh.Northern India Regional Council, 3, Institutional ares, lodi road, New delhi – 110003.

ICWA Registration Status Checking Online For Foundation, Inter, Final

You can check the ICWAI Registration status online for Foundation, Executive, and professional courses. You can check the status of your application with different combinations of Application/Registration number with Date of Birth, Email ID with DOB and Mobile number with DOB.

ICWA Registration Procedure for Foundation, Intermediate, and Final

Students need to register four months prior to the exam. Then only they will be eligible to write the examination. See the Registration Fee online for foundation, inter and final

Course AdmissionICWAI EligibilityICWAI Registration Fees

For ICWAI Foundation admission10th Class4000

For ICWAI Inter admissionPassed Foundation or Graduates20000

For ICWAI Final admissionPassed Intermediate17000