The registration process for the CA Foundation Nov 2023 exams will begin shortly. To register for the CA Foundation Course, you need to visit the official website of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) at Fill in the required details and submit the necessary documents. Don’t forget to complete the payment of the registration fees. The registration window for the CA Foundation Nov 2023 exams will remain open until July 1, 2023.

In a recent notification, it has been stated that provisional registration is allowed for 12th-grade students aspiring to appear for the CA Foundation Nov 2023 exams. However, they must ensure to submit their 12th-grade marksheet to ICAI before September 10, 2023 (tentatively). It is essential to fulfill this requirement to validate the provisional registration.

Prepare yourself for the CA Foundation exams and stay updated with the official announcements from ICAI to successfully register for the Nov 2023 exams.

CA Exams

Getting started with your journey to become a Chartered Accountant begins with the CA Foundation course. To enroll in this course, you need to complete the registration process.

In this article, we will guide you on how to register for the CA Foundation Nov 2023 exam. You will find information about the registration fees, the last date to register, the documents required, and the validity of your registration.

Remember, this article aims to provide you with a step-by-step process in a simple and friendly manner, ensuring that you have all the necessary information to begin your CA Foundation journey.

CA Foundation Registration Nov 2023

CA Foundation Registration Last Date for Nov 2023

Check the table to know the last date to register for the CA Foundation 2023 exams:

Events Dates
Foundation Registration Last Date May 2023 Jan 1, 2023
Foundation Registration Last Date Nov 2023 July 1, 2023

ICAI has proposed to remove the cut-off dates of January 1 and July 1 in the new scheme of the CA Course, allowing for three CA exams in a year. The specific exam dates for the CA Foundation Nov 2023 attempt have not been announced yet, but they are expected to be tentatively scheduled from December 2 to December 10, 2023, based on previous notifications. Stay tuned for official updates from ICAI regarding the exam schedule.

Eligibility for CA Foundation Registration Nov 2023

For CA Foundation Nov 2023 registration, the eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. Students must have passed or be appearing in the 12th examinations conducted by a recognized examining body or constituted by Law and recognized by the Central Government.
  2. The registration must be completed before July 1, 2023, and students need to fulfill the four-month study period requirement.
  3. Students are required to register with the Board of Studies (BoS) of ICAI.

ICAI has also introduced provisional registrations for students who have cleared their 10th class. Instead of the 12th-grade marksheet, they are required to submit a scanned copy of their admit card. Students who have appeared for their exams but are awaiting results can also register under Provisional registration.

How to Register for CA Foundation Exams of Nov 2023?

To apply for CA Foundation registration, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the ICAI website at or click on this link.
  2. Fill in the required details and click on “Generate OTP.” The OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number or email address.
  3. Enter the OTP received to complete the validation process. You will receive your login credentials via email or SMS.
  4. Log in to the ICAI website using the provided credentials.
  5. On the left side, select the “Student Cycle” option.
  6. Choose “Apply for Foundation” from the available options.
  7. In the next window, you will find a form with some pre-filled details. Fill in the remaining information and click on “Save and Next.”
  8. Scan and submit the required documents in the prescribed format.
  9. Upload your photograph and signature as per the specified guidelines.
  10. After completing all the necessary details and document submissions, proceed to pay the CA Foundation registration fees.
  11. Take a printout of the registration form, attach the required documents, and send them to the postal address provided by ICAI.

Make sure to carefully follow these steps and submit all the required documents to complete your CA Foundation registration successfully.

CA Registration

After registration, ICAI will send study material via CDS. Start preparing for exams. Consider joining CA Foundation classes at Excellent Commerce Point for additional support.

CA Foundation Registration Fees for 2023 Exams

The CA Foundation registration fee for Nov 2023 exams is Rs. 9800 for Indian students and $780 for US students. Payment can be made online through net banking or credit/debit cards during the registration process. Please note that the ICAI registration fee for the Foundation course is non-refundable.

The below table mentions the complete CA Foundation registration fees for the 2023 exams:

Details Fee for Indian Students(Rs) Fee for Foreign Students($)
Cost of Foundation Prospectus Rs. 200 $20
CA Foundation Registration Fees Rs. 9000 700
Subscription for student’s Journal (For One Year ) (Optional) Rs. 200 20
Subscription for member’s Journal (For One Year ) (Optional) Rs. 400 40
Total Rs. 9800 780

Important Update regarding Registration Fee: 

ICAI has made a special provision regarding the CA Foundation fees. Students residing in the newly formed Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and the 8 North-Eastern states are eligible for a 75% fee concession. As a result, the CA Foundation registration fee for students in these areas is reduced to Rs 2250.

Documents Required for CA Foundation Registration

To register for the CA Foundation exams, you will need the following documents:

  1. Admit Card/Mark sheet of class 12th exams issued by the respective board.
  2. A colored photograph of the candidate.
  3. Proof of Nationality (for foreign students).
  4. Proof of special category certificate, such as ST/SC/OBC or differently-abled (if applicable).
  5. Class 10th mark sheet or the admit card of the 10th class indicating the Name and Date of Birth.

Please ensure that you have these documents ready while registering for the CA Foundation exams.

CA Foundation Registration Validity

The CA Foundation exams are held twice a year. Once you have successfully registered, your CA Foundation registration will remain valid for a period of three years, allowing you to attempt the exam for a total of six times. After the three-year period, you can revalidate your registration by paying a revalidation fee of Rs 300/-. This allows you to continue your CA Foundation journey and appear for the exams.

What after CA Foundation Registration Nov 2023?

Once students have successfully registered for the CA Foundation course within the specified time frame, ICAI will provide them with the necessary study material through the Centralized Dispatch System (CDS).

To prepare for the CA Foundation exams, students are required to take a mandatory study leave of four months as per the schedule provided by ICAI. This dedicated study period allows students to focus on their preparation.

After registration, students need to fill out the CA Foundation Nov 2023 exam form in order to be eligible to sit for the exams. This form is an important step to confirm their participation in the examination.

CA Foundation admit cards are issued online, and students are required to download, print, and carry them to the designated examination centre. The admit card serves as proof of identity and permission to appear for the exams.

After completing the exams, students can expect to receive their CA Foundation results within a period of two months from the day the exams conclude. These results will determine their performance and progress in the course.

For better preparation, students can refer to various resources such as CA Foundation question papers, including Revision Test Papers (RTPs), Mock Test Papers (MTPs), and previous year’s papers with solutions. These materials provide valuable practice and insight into the exam format and content.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: Can I still register for the CA Foundation May 2023 exams?

Ans: No, the registrations for the May 2023 exams are closed now.

Q2: When is the deadline to register for the CA Foundation Nov 2023 exams?

Ans: For the CA Foundation May 2023 exams, students must register before July 1, 2023.

Q3: Is there a specific gap required between the CA Foundation registration and the exams?

Ans: Yes, there must be a gap of 4 months. According to the ICAI, every student must undergo a study period of 4 months before the exams.

Q4: How can I check my ICAI Foundation registration status online?

Ans: At the end of the registration procedure, you receive a confirmation email including your registration number and password. It confirms your registration.

Q5: Why is the Foundation Registration Letter important before the exam?

Ans: In the absence of admit cards, if a student has a registration letter, they can appear in the examination after completing some procedures.

Q6: Can I register for the CA Foundation exam without the 12th-grade mark sheet?

Ans: Yes, if you don’t have the 12th-grade mark sheet, you can submit the 12th-grade admit card for the CA Foundation registration.

Q7: What are the steps to become a CA in 2023?

Ans: The steps to become a CA in India in 2023 include registering for the CA Foundation course, clearing the CA Foundation exams, registering and clearing the CA Intermediate and Final exams, and completing the 3-year CA articleship training.