A Candidate who has passed the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or waiting for the 10+2 exam results can register for the Professional Education course I (PE 1)of the CA programme. There are no restrictions with regard to the age of the candidate or marks secured in Senior Secondary Examination.
Commerce graduates with 50% marks, non-commerce graduates with subjects other than Mathematics with an aggregate of 55% marks and non-commerce graduates with Maths with an aggregate of 60% marks are exempted from the Professional Education course I, and are permitted to register for Professional Education course II (PE 11).
Candidates who have passed the Final Examination conducted by the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) or the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) can register for professional education course II.
After passing Professional Course II, the candidates can register as Articled clerks for practical training and for admission to the Final course of the Chartered Accountant. Every graduate above18 years of age is eligible to register as an articled clerk/Audit Clerks for Chartered Accountancy. Computer Training Programme is compulsory for the candidates who wish to register themselves as auditor clerk. Students can undergo this programme while pursuing Professional course I or course II.
Candidates aspiring for this career should have a pleasing personality, practical approach and a natural instinct to deal with figures to do well in this profession.