CMA intermediate Group 1 Course has 4 papers which are to be attempted either independently or together with Group 2 (also consisting of 4 papers) depending on a student’s preference or preparation. CMA intermediate group 1 exams are held twice in a year, once in the month of June and once in December.
A student is eligible to appear in CMA intermediate group 1 exam only after fulfilling the following conditions:
Registration for the CMA intermediate course is open throughout the year However, Students desirous to appear for June Term Examination should apply before 31st January of that year and for December Term Examination, students should apply before 31st July of that year. To apply for CMA intermediate course, visit icmai’s official website and fill out the admission form.
To register for CMA intermediate group 1 course, a student can visit icmai’s official website and fill out the admission form and pay a fee of Rs.23100 (for both groups). The fee can be paid in two instalments:
CMA inter group 1 syllabus consists of 4 subjects/papers namely Financial Accounting, Law Ethics, Direct Taxation and Cost Accounting. CMA inter group 1 subjects and topics to be covered along with their respective weightage in final examination are mentioned below.
CMA Inter Group 1 Subjects:
Correct understanding of a question is the first step in delivering the right answer. In our courses you will learn how to tackle every question correctly and according to the exam pattern and objective of the question. The question paper will comprise of knowledge, comprehension, application and analysis based sections. Following is an explanation on how to formulate your answers on that basis.
|Learning objectives||Verbs used||Definition|
What you are expected to know
|List||Make a list of|
|State||Express. fully or dearly. The details/facts or|
|Define||Give the exact meaning of|
What you are expected to understand
|Describe||Communicate the key features or|
|Distinguish||Highlight the differences between|
|Explain||Make clear or Intelligible/ state the meaning or purpose of|
|Identify||Recognize, establish, or select after consideration|
|Illustrate||Use an example to describe or explain something|
How you are expected to apply your knowledge
|Apply||Put to practical use|
|Calculate||Ascertain or reckon mathematically|
|Demonstrate||Prow with certainty or exhibit by practical means|
|Prepare||Make or get ready for use|
|Reconcile||Make or prove consistent/ compatible|
|Solve||Find an answer to|
|Tabulate||Arrange in a table|
How you are expected to analyse the details of what you have learned
|Analyse||Examine in details the structure of|
|Categorise||Place into a defined class or division|
|Compart and contrast||Show the similarities and/ or differences between|
|Construct||Build up or compile|
|Discuss||Examine in details by argument|
|Interpret||Translate into intelligible or familiar terms|
|Prioritise||Place in order of priority or sequence for action|
|Produce||Create or bring into existence|
Computer Training – 100 hours and Communication Soft Skill Training – 3 days. A student appearing for both groups or for remaining group of Intermediate Examination has to undergo Computer Training at Regional Council/Chapter/ Recognized Oral Coaching Centre/CMA Support Centre duly recognized by the Institute. Student should have completed the Computer Training and Communication Soft Skill Training before filling up the Examination application form.
To pass CMA intermediate exam, a candidate is required to obtain a minimum of 40% in all individual subjects/papers and an aggregate of 50% in total. If a candidate who failed to fulfill the criteria and is declared failed in any group, but has obtained 60% or more in any one paper or more, will be exempted to appear in that particular paper or papers in subsequent examination and after passing, the marks for each of the exempted papers will be reckoned as 50.
A student who has successfully cleared all 4 papers of CMA Inter group 1 in adherence to the passing criteria mentioned above, can appear in Group 2 in the forthcoming attempt and if he has already cleared CMA Inter Group 2 as well, He gets entitled to get enrolled for CMA Final.