Cost & Management Accountant (CMA)

Board – The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI)

Foundation Level

Eligibility :Class 12
Number of Papers :4 papers
Exam Timing :Every June & December
Board Registration Closing :January 31st (June exam)/July 31st (Dec exam)
Exam Centre :Across India and Across the Globe
Coaching Duration:4 Months (300 Hours)
Batch Starts :Every January, April, June and August
Registration Fee :₹ 4000 (to the Board)
Coaching & Hostel Fee :On enquiry

Intermediate Level

Eligibility :After Foundation/Graduation/PG/Qualified CAT of CMA/ICSI Foundation/ICAI Intermediate
Number of Papers :2 groups, 4 papers each
Exam Timing :Every June and December
Exam Centre :Across India and Across the Globe
Class Duration :7-8 Months (500 Hours)
Batches Starts :Every January and June
Registration Fee :₹ 20000 (to the Board)
Coaching & Hostel Fee :On enquiry

Final Level

Eligibility :Qualifying the Intermediate exam and complete 6 months of Articleship or I year of Job training
Remaining Articleship should be completed after the exam
Number of papers :2 groups, 4 papers each
Class Duration :12 Months (800 Hours)
Exam Timing :Every June and December
Exam Centre :Across India and Across the Globe
Batch Starts :Every January and June
Registration Fee :₹ 17000 (to the Board)
Coaching & Hostel Fee :On enquiry

Batches & Coaching Duration

Foundation Level :Regular (300 Hrs), Weekend (200 Hrs) & Crash (100 Hrs)
Intermediate Level :Regular (500 Hrs), Weekend (350 Hrs) & Crash (200 Hrs)
Professional Level :Regular (800 Hrs), Weekend (600 Hrs) & Crash (400 Hrs)

Job Opportunities for CMAs

  • The job is highly paying (minimum one lakh per month)
  • Cost & Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Financial/Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst & Systems Management
  • Auditing, Internal Control
  • Tax Management – Direct and Indirect Tax
  • Capital Market Analyst, Fund Manager, Portfolio Analyst
  • Advising on Cost Records Maintenance
  • GST Audit & Consultancy
  • Internal Audit
  • Stock Audit & Concurrent Audit
  • Customs Audit & certification
  • Insolvency Professionals
  • Registered Valuer
  • Tax & Accounts Consultancy
  • Project Management
  • Surveyor and Loss Assessor
  • Consultant in banking Sector & Financial Institutions
  • Management Consultancy & Financial Services
  • Trustee Executor, Administer, Arbitrator, Receiver, Appraiser, Valuer
  • Assignments by the Central or State Governments, Court of Law, Labour Tribunals and any other Statutory Bodies, Regulatory Bodies, etc
  • ERP Implementation
  • Process Analysis in BPO/KPO Sector
  • Implementing Business Intelligence Systems
  • Academic Opportunities
  • Professors in Accounting & Finance
  • Opportunities for Pursuing PhD