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Eligibility Criteria

To get registered with EICA, the applicant shall fulfill following criteria:

  • Graduate or post graduate qualification from a recognized body.
  • Registered student of good standing with other recognized professional accounting institute/body.
  • Member / affiliate of other recognized professional institute/body.

To complete CA qualification, a candidate is required to pass all the exams (or claim exemptions) and meet practical experience requirement.

Examination Levels

The candidates fulfilling the Eligibility Criteria has to pass following Exam levels.
Exam ID Title
FL1 Introduction to Financial Accounting
FL2 Cost Accounting
FL3 Economics and Quantitative methods
Exam ID Title
PL1 Taxation Principles
PL2 Business Law
PL3 Financial Reporting & Analysis
PL4 Audit & Assurance
PL5 Management Decision Information
PL6 Business, Communication and Information Technology
Exam ID Title
AL1 Advanced Taxation
AL2 Advanced Financial Reporting & Analysis
AL3 Strategic Financial Management
AL4 Advanced Assurance

Practical Experience Requirement

To complete the CA qualification and receive full membership, the candidate needs to complete 3 years of Practical Experience Requirement under supervision of qualified accountant who can be either of CA, CPA or CMA being a full member of recognised professional body. The 3 years Practical experience can be attained at any time before, during or after the exams.

The candidate will need to submit his experience certificate letter on the organisation letterhead duly signed by the supervisor. The copy of experience certificate should be attested by the notary of the country of residence.


Candidate may be eligible to claim exemptions for certain exam papers as well as Practical Experience Requirements. For details see Exemptions section and Pathway membership sections.

Pathway membership

Members of other recognised professional bodies are eligible for Pathway membership. Post Graduates of recognised Universities with adequate work experience can also be eligible for Pathway membership. For details see the Pathway Membership section.