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
|Fundamentals of Accounting||289 pages
|Fundamentals of Laws and Ethics||168 pages
|Fundamentals of Business and Statistics||242 pages
|Financial Accounting||534 pages
|Laws and Ethics||440 pages
|Cost Accounting||400 pages
|Cost and Financial Management||422 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
|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|