CA Foundation Result 2018 (Announced) – Check Merit and Scorecard

CA Foundation November 2018 result has been declared by Institute of Chartered Accounts of India, or ICAI on January 23, 2019. Candidates can check their result on the official websites

They need to enter the registration number and pin number allocated to each student. Apart from the website, they can also receive their result via e-mail and SMS. The score and merit list have been released by ICAI.

 How CA Foundation different from CPT

ICAI has introduced a revised scheme of which CA Foundation is a part. This is an entry-level exam which has been designed for the students pursuing CA Course. As earlier, the exam will be held twice a year. This CA Foundation exam has replaced the Common Proficiency Course or CPT.

Students who have qualified 12th board are eligible to register for this course. We all are aware of the fact that CA CPT used to the easier exam as compared to the other two exams; CA Intermediate and CA Final. Therefore, to fill the existing gap, this step has been taken by ICAI. The subjective pattern has been introduced in the CA Foundation exam to raise its difficulty level.

Complete information regarding CA Foundation result can be checked on this website.

Students can apply for verification or inspection of answer books if required. Registration for the same can be done amid 24th January to 21st February.

(Link can be provided for the same)

 Minimum qualifying marks for CA Foundation November 2018

To qualify exam candidate needs to obtain at 40 marks in each paper and an aggregate of minimum 55 percent of four subjects.

 Check result and Merit list

  • Click here to check the CA Foundation result (Link)
  • Click here to check the merit list (Link)

Top three rank holders of CA Foundation exam-

  • Prit Pritesh Shah held 1st position and scored 542/ 800
  • Abhishek Nagrajan held 2nd position and scored 539/800
  • Samiksha Subhash Agarwal held 3rd position and scored 524/800

CA Foundation (New Syllabus) and CA-CPT (Old Syllabus)

New changes in CA course has been introduced by ICAI. The first CA Foundation was attempted in May 2018. However, ICAI will conduct parallel attempts till June 2019 for CPT. CPT used to be an objective type exam, whereas, CA Foundation is a mixture of both subjective and objective.

 OLD Syllabus (200 marks)

  • Fundamentals of Accounting (60)
  • Mercantile Law (40)
  • General Economics (50)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (50)

 New Syllabus (400 marks)


  • Principle and Practices of Accounting (100)
  • Mercantile Law (60)
  • General English (40)
  • Business Economics (60)
  • Business & Commercial Knowledge (40)


  • Business Mathematics (40)
  • Logical Reasoning (20)
  • Business Statistics (40)

The trend reflects that by the introduction of new syllabus, the percentage of the students qualifying the exams have increased which can be seen below-


Session Students Appeared                            Passing %
June 2016 1,07,058                                    38.98
December 2016 70,321                                    46.44
June 2017 88,916                                    40.52
December 2017 60,586                                     38.02
June CA-CPT 2018 54,474                                     19.24
June CA Foundation 6,315                                     28.06
December CA- CPT 25,037                                     36.10
December CA Foundation 48,702                                     44.12