CMA Foundation Dec 2018 Exam Schedule, Application Form: Apply Before the Last Date
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CMA Foundation Dec 2018 Exam Schedule, Application Form: Apply Before the Last Date

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) [previously known as the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI)] has issued a notification regarding ICMAI Foundation Exam Time Table Dec 2018. The CMA Foundation Dec 2018 exams will be held on 10, 11, 12 and 13 December 2018. Interested and eligible candidate can apply for CMA Foundation Dec 2018 exams before the last date, Oct 10, 2018.

It is the only licensing cum regulating body of Cost & Management Accountancy (CMA) profession in India. It is a premier statutory professional accountancy body in India with the objects of promoting, regulating and developing the profession of Cost Accountancy. The notification contains CWA/CMA Foundation Dec 2018 exam time table, Application form, Application Fees, Procedure, probable Result Date and other details. 

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Here is the important note is CMA Foundation Exam will be conducted for Dec 2018 under 2016 syllabus. CMA Foundation exam will be conducted on Descriptive (Pen and Paper) Mode. AfterGraduation here provides the details of How to apply online, CMA Foundation Examination Fees, Last Date to Apply for CMA Foundation, Exam centres, CMA Exam Pattern etc. on this page.

ICMAI CMA Foundation Dec 2018 Time Table

Day & Date

Foundation Course Examination Syllabus-2016

Time 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.


10th December 2018

Fundamentals of Economics & Management

11th December 2018

Fundamentals of Accounting


12th December 2018

Fundamentals of Laws & Ethics

13th December 2018

Fundamentals of Business Mathematics & Statistics

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Last Date for Receipt of Application Form

Last date for Receipt of Applications at the Headquarters of the Institute is October 10, 2018, for December 2018 Examinations. Applications may also be accepted within 10 days after the last date with late fee of Rs. 300/- only (the US $10 for Overseas Centre).

CMA Foundation Examination Fees

Foundation Course Examination for Inland Centres Rs. 1200/- and for Overseas Centres US $ 60. Govt. of India has implemented GST w.e.f 1st July 2017, by virtue of which the examination fees of the Institute are subject to GST. Accordingly, members are requested to add GST @ 18% on exam fees payable by them to the Institute.

Eligibility Criteria for CMA Foundation Dec 2018 Exam

A candidate who is completing all conditions for appearing the examination as per Regulation will only be allowed to appear for the examination. No candidate shall be admitted to the Foundation Course Examination unless

  • he/she has valid Identification No.
  • he/she is not debarred from appearing ICAI Examination for the Term of Examination;
  • he/she has submitted the Examination form duly filled in within the specified time along with the
    requisite fees to the Director (Examination).

CMA Exam Pattern

The Foundation Examination will be conducted in descriptive (Pen & Paper) Offline mode only. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration and of 100 marks.

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CMA Foundation Dec 2018 Examination Form

Application Forms for Foundation Examination has to be filled up through online mode only. No Offline form and DD payment will be accepted for the domestic candidate.

Students opting for Overseas Centres have to apply offline and send DD along with the form. The examination application form can be downloaded from the Institute website. Click Here to Download CMA Foundation Exam Application Form for Dec 2018.

Mode of Payment

Students can login to the ICMAI official website and apply online through payment gateway by using Credit/Debit card or Net banking. Students can also pay their requisite fee through Payfee Module of IDBI Bank.

In case of overseas candidates, forms are available at Institute’s Headquarters only on payment of $10 per form. Payment by Money Order or Indian Postal Order or by Cheque will not be accepted. A student has to apply in offline mode by attaching the demand draft of requisite examination fees. Demand draft should be made in favour of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, payable at Kolkata.

ICMAI Examination Centres

There are 77 major cities in India and 3 cities abroad as exam centres. They are as below – 

Adipur-Kachchh(Gujarat), Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Akurdi, Allahabad, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhilai, Bhilwara, Bhopal, Bewar City(Rajasthan), Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Bokaro, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad , Duliajan (Assam), Durgapur, Ernakulam, Erode, Faridabad, Ghaziabad,Guntur, Guwahati, Haridwar, Hazaribagh, Howrah, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jabalpur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kalyan, Kannur, Kanpur, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota,  Kottakkal (Malappuram), Kottayam, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Naihati, Nasik, Nellore, Neyveli, Noida, Palakkad, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Pondicherry, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur,Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Salem, Sambalpur, Shillong, Siliguri, Solapur, Srinagar, Surat, Thrissur, Tiruchirapalli,Tirunelveli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vapi, Vashi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Vindhyanagar, Waltair and Overseas Centres at Bahrain, Dubai and Muscat.

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How to fill up the CMA Examination Form?

The candidate is advised to ensure that

  • The application is to be filled up online completely with all the requisite information.
  • The correct amount is remitted towards examination fees.
  • His/her full address is written in the form, the address furnished in the examination application form will be treated as the official communication address for sending admit card/marks sheet and any examination related correspondence.
  • The medium of language for writing answers must be correctly mentioned. He/She may write answers either in English or in Hindi. Mixing up of both languages in the Answer Scripts will liable to be cancelled.
  • A candidate must mention the Examination Centre and the Examination Centre Code in the space provided for in the Application Form. Centre once opted for will not be changed under any circumstances.

CMA Foundation Dec 2018 Exam Result Date

Probable date of publication of result: February 21, 2019.

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