CA Intermediate is second level exam in the Chartered Accountancy Course in India. The students after clearing the Common Proficiency Test or CA Foundation becomes eligible to register for the CA Intermediate.
The Graduates, postgraduates and the students having equivalent degrees can register directly for the CA Intermediate without appearing at the entrance level.
It is a complete subjective paper pattern divided among eight subjects and two groups consisting 800 marks. Students are required to obtain 40% marks in each paper and 50% marks in aggregate of all the subjects. A student can appear in either one group or both the groups at a time.
Exam for the CA Intermediate are held twice in a year i.e. May and November. The subject in which a student scores 60% or more marks will get exempted for the next three attempts. A student after clearing either one group or both the groups can commence articleship training for three years under a practicing Chartered Accountant.