How to apply for Cost and Management Accountancy (CMA)?

How to apply for CMA course?
The candidates who intended to pursue CMA course should qualify in the three stages of the course.


First stage is called the Foundation Course. Those who have passed 10th standard or its equivalent can apply for this course but can appear for Foundation Course exam after passing 12th standard.

After completing Foundation Course, one can apply for second stage of the course. The second stage of the CMA course is called the Intermediate Course.

Those who are applying for intermediate Course should have completed their graduation from any recognised university or Foundation Course of the Institute.

Candidates who have passed the Intermediate Course can apply for the final stage. After qualifying the final examination one can become a CMA.

Key Elements in the process:

  • Pass plus two or its equivalent.
  • Complete the Foundation Course of CMA successfully or completed graduation from any recognised university.
  • Complete Intermediate Course of CMA successfully.
  • Qualify for the final exam of CMA.

Skills required for a CMA:

A person should have good aptitude, analytical skills and negotiation skills to confirm a deal with the available budget.

They should possess good computer skills for using different accounting softwares. Communication skill is the most important quality needed for a successful CMA.

They should have the skill to make strategic decisions and independent judgments in crucial situations.

When to apply:

Examinations are held two times in a year, that is, in June and December. For June term examinations, one should apply before November 30 of the previous year and for December term examination apply before May 31 of the same year.

Where to apply:

Western India Regional Council,

"Rohit Chambers", 4th Floor,

Janmabhoomi Marg, Fort Mumbai - 400001.

Tel: 022 - 22872010 / 22841138.

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