FAQs About CMA Syllabus 2016, Foundation Inter Final Exam Pattern – Check here

ICAI (ICMAI) has issued a notification regarding CMA New Syllabus 2016 Changes & Applicability and other information. Since the release of notification of Introduction of CMA Syllabus 2016, Students asking us so many queries regarding CMA Foundation Syllabus changes, CMa Inter Syllabus Changes, Applicability of New CMA Syllabus, about New Study material of Syllabus 2016 and about the CMA Old Syllabus Students. We exclusively  providing Answers for Student’s FAQs. These are very helpful to other CMA Students also. So Please share this article to your Friends also.

FAQs About CMA Syllabus 2016 – Foundation Inter Final Exam

Is CMA 2016 syllabus a good news ?

Yes, ICMAI introducing a new syllabus for 2016 is a very good news

When is the new syllabus being introduced by ICMAI?

ICMAI is introducing the new syllabus from August 1, 2016 for the attempt in June 2017. This is applicable for the Foundation, Intermediate and Final levels

To whom is the new syllabus applicable

New syllabus is applicable for students registered for Foundation,Intermediate and Final on or after August 1, 2016. For students who have registered before August 1, 2016, old syllabus is applicable

What is the validity of the old syllabus for Intermediate and Final students

The last term for Intermediate and Final students will be December 2016

When is the last attempt of 2012 syllabus

The last attempt for 2012 syllabus is December 2016 and the first attempt for new syllabus would be in June 2017

What is new in CMA 2016 syllabus

The syllabus 2016 has considerably been reduced as compared to syllabus 2012. The reduction of syllabus is as much as 40%. Whenever something new comes it is always better. The new syllabus shall be more oriented towards industry requirements

What are some of the significant changes in Study material due to change in syllabus

The very fact that the syllabus is changed to the advantage of students gets reflected in the number of pages in the Study Material. For instance, please take a look the below information:

Number of Pages in Material

Foundation 2016 Syllabus 2012 Syllabus
Fundamentals of Economics and Management 248 pages

(27% reduction)

336 pages
Fundamentals of Accounting 289 pages

(29% reduction)

402 pages
Fundamentals of Laws and Ethics 168 pages

(35% reduction)

256 pages
Fundamentals of Business and Statistics 242 pages

(44% reduction)

426 pages
Financial Accounting 534 pages

(52% reduction)

1104 pages
Laws and Ethics 440 pages

(30% reduction)

624 pages
Cost Accounting 400 pages

(29% reduction)

560 pages
Cost and Financial Management 422 pages

(15% reduction)

496 pages

I have registered before 1-8-2016, I am in old syllabus 2012. What should be my strategy?

You should follow the following strategy

December 2016

Pass Fail
CMA Foundation Shift to Inter New Syllabus Shift to Foundation New Syllabus
CMA Inter Shift to Final New Syllabus Shift to Inter New Syllabus
Even if you pass single group then shift to New Syllabus for second group
CMA Final You are CMA. But if you have cleared only one group then give other group in new syllabus. Shift to Inter New syllabus

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