The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced that the next examination of Foundation (Entry Level) Part-I of Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) is scheduled to be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018. CMA Foundation (Entry Level) exam July 2018.
The examination of Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I of CAT Course of ICAI (Erstwhile ICWAI) shall be held online on a single day in two sessions, morning i.e. from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and afternoon i.e. from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CMA Foundation (Entry Level) Examination Pattern of CAT Course:
The CAT PART-I of ICAI examination shall have 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to be answered online within 2 hours. All questions are compulsory and each question will carry 1 Marks. Therefore, you have to answer 100 MCQ in each paper of CMA Foundation Course (Entry Level) Part-I of CAT Course.
Negative Marking in CAT Course Exams:
Although all questions are mandatory, there will be no negative marking for wrong answers. So, if you will choose wrong answer of any question then, your marks will not be deducted from awarded marks for right answers.
CAT Course Passing Criteria:
You will have to secure minimum 40% marks in each of two papers and an aggregate of 50% of total marks. Thus, a candidate of CAT Course (Entry Level) shall be declared to have passed in the examination if he secures at least 40 marks out of 100 marks in each paper and an aggregate of 100 marks out of total 200 marks.
Exam Schedule for CAT Course July 2018
CAT Examination Time Table and Programme- July, 2018. Following table shows the examination time table and programme for July, 2018 of CMA Foundation (Entry Level) Part-I of Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) Course.
Foundation Courses (Entry Level) Part-I
Day and Date
Time and Session
Paper and Section
10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Paper I (100 Marks)
Section-A (60 Marks): Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Section-B (40 Marks): Applied Business and Industrial laws
02:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
(After Noon Session)
Paper II (100 Marks)
Section-A (50 Marks): Financial Accounting-2
Section-B (50 Marks): Statutory Compliance
Note: There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions and each question carry one marks.
CAT Course Examination Centres:
The coming examinations of Foundation (Entry Level) Part-I of Certificate in Accounting Technicians Course (CAT) of CMA Institute shall be conducted at 38 centres as sited below:
Part-I of CAT Course Exam Centres
However, if no examination centre is available at a particular location, examinees will be accommodated at the nearest Centre available.
Online Exam Application Form for Part-I of CAT Course by ICAI
Online application Forms for Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) Examination under new syllabus is now available on CMA Institute’s website EICMAI.ORG and can be filed online. Note that the examination form is to be filled online only at the following official webpage of ICAI.
Thereafter the printed copy of filled Forms along with the fees shall be send:
The Directorate of CAT,
The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
“CMA Bhawan”, 3, Institutional Area,
Lodi Road, New Delhi – 110003.
CAT Course Exam Form Last Date:
The last date of receipt of Examination Application Forms without late fee is 30th May, 2018 and with late fee of ₹100/- is Sunday, June 10, 2018.
CAT Course Exam Fees:
You are required to pay the following examination fees through payment gateway by using Credit/Debit Card or Bank Draft drawn in favour of “The Institute of Cost Accountants of India” payable at New Delhi.
- Without Late fee: ₹730 (Seven Hundred Thirty); and
- With late fees: ₹830 (Eight Hundred Thirty).
Thus, this term CMA institute has provided the facility for making payment online by using Debit Card or Credit Card.