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CA-Foundation May 2018 Results! Check Here!

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The doom and gloom, and the incessant studying associated with CA-Foundation has subsided, at least for the next 6 months. The May 2018 CA Foundation exams started on the May 10th and ended on May 16th. The students who appeared for CA-Foundation, May 2018 can finally relax. But, for how long? Before you know it, couple of month will pass by, and the results will be out. The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) is expected to announce the result for Chartered Accountants  Foundation Examination on July 20, 2018.

Does the thought of CA-Foundation results gives you the chills? We are not even surprised! May 2018 was the first time the Foundation exam were held, and only time can tell what the pass percentage will look like. But, as far as most of our students are concerned, the papers fared well for them. You too, must have worked hard and given it your best. So, keep calm and enjoy the repose. As for the results, you can cross the bridge when you come to it!

For now, here are certain facts about CA-Foundation May 2018 results that you should know.

CA-Foundation May 2018 Results at a Glance

  • Foundation May 2018 exams were held 10th and 16th May
  • The results are expected to be declared in the 3rd week of July. (Exact date is yet to be declared).
  • The results will be published in the form of region-wise lists.
  • Students who clear CA-Foundation May 2018 exam will be issued marksheet within 2 weeks from the announcement of the results.
  • Students who clear Foundation May 2018 will become eligible to appear for CA- Intermediate.
  • Students who fail to clear Foundation May 2018 will have to re-appear in the next attempt. (Don’t lose hope, we are here to help you.)

Passing Criteria for Foundation May 2018


Sectional cutoff for Foundation

Overall qualifying cutoff for Foundation

Sec A – Principles and Practice of Accounting

Full marks – 100

Minimum Passing marks – 40

Students who appeared for Foundation May 2018, must score at least 40 % in each subject; and an overall 50% in the aggregate.

Therefore to clear Foundation, students must score 200 out of 400 in aggregate over and above the minimum passing marks in each subject.

Sec B - Business Laws and Business Correspondence & Reporting

Full marks – 100

Minimum Passing marks – 40

Sec C – Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics

Full marks – 100

Minimum Passing marks – 40

Sec D – Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge

Full marks – 100

Minimum Passing marks – 40

How to Check CA-Foundation May 2018 Results?

There are 3 ways in which students can check the Foundation May 2018 results:

  • Firstly, students can login to the ICAI website with their user id and password, and follow instructions to check result.
  • Secondly, students can receive results via SMS by sending CAFOUNDATION (space) ‘Roll Number’ to 58888
  • Thirdly, students can register their e-mail id with ICAI and get their results delivered in their mail box.

Procedure for Verification of Marks for Foundation 2018

Not happy with your marks? You can always go for verification of marks.

Students can apply for verification of marks, either through a hand-written application to ICAI, or by filing an online plea from http://icaiexam.icai.org within a month from the date of declaration of results. Students will be required to furnish the following details:

  • Student Name
  • Student Registration No 
  • Name of Exam Along With Attempt
  • Month and year of the exam
  • Roll No
  • Paper(s)/subjects to be verified
  • Address for communication 

If you make a physical application, it must be in your own handwriting. If you had opted for Hindi medium in the examination, your application should be in Hindi. Typewritten applications will not be entertained. And, there is no standard format for such applications. However, the application should be duly signed by the candidate. 

Procedure to apply for Duplicate Marksheet

Statement of marks will be sent by post, soon after the declaration of result. However, in case you do not receive the same, for any reason, within 4-5 weeks from the date of declaration of results, you may write to dms_examhelpline@icai.in.

Here is the procedure to apply for a duplicate marksheet:

  • Submit copies of Pass Certificate to the ICAI for which you need a duplicate. Don’t have copies? Don’t you worry! Just furnish your student registration number, month & year of appearance and examination and your roll number.  Cross check details before submitting.
  • Make an affidavit on a non-judicial stamp paper worth Rs.10/-  duly attested by an Oath Commissioner or Notary Public or a First Class Magistrate stating that you were in possession of such a Pass Certificate and that you have lost (or you have has not been received it till date) and that you undertake to return the duplicate Pass Certificate if the original certificate is either traced or received by you in future and that you will indemnify the ICAI for any loss that ICAI may suffer on this account.

Given that you follow the first two steps meticulously, the duplicate Pass Certificate will be issued to you within twenty days of receipt of your request.

What after Clearing Foundation May 2018?

Once your results for Foundation May 2018 are out, provided you clear exams, it will be time for you to move on to CA-Intermediate. CA-Intermediate was earlier known as CA-IPCC. Under the revised scheme, introduced by ICAI, a lot more than just the name has changed. There is a vast difference in the syllabus and the level of difficulty between CA-IPCC and CA-Intermediate.

In CA-Intermediate, you will have 8 subjects divided in two Groups. You can either appear for Group 1 and Group 2 together or you can opt for the groups separately. Since the syllabus is both vast and new, our advice to you is to start immediately.

To get started, you can get in touch with our academic experts @ 1800-212-8575.

But wait! What if your worst fears are realized! It won’t happen, of course! But still. What if you fail to crack CA-Foundation May 2018? It will be heart breaking for sure, but like in all failures in life there will be a lesson to be learned here too.

Get in touch with our CA experts in the number given above. We will work together with you to understand two things: what went wrong and what can you do differently! We are happy to help!


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