COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
CMA is another management qualification which have very good demand in the job market. This is the same CWA course which is tailor-made to the requirements of the market. Nowadays students looking on CMA as a good qualifications which can help them to get finance or Management job.
There are times we have seen that people tend to confuse between various terms like CMA, ICMAI, CWA, and ICWAI. So, to end your all confusion, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) has changed its name into The Institute of Cost Management Accountants of India (ICMAI). Also, ICWA course has been renamed as CMA course. There is no difference between ICWAI and CMA, and they are the same. They are two different words used to describe Sen thing. ICWAI stands for Institute of Cost and Work Accountant of India whereas CMA stands for Cost Management Accounting. Apart from the literal meaning, there is no difference at all.
Stages in ICWA Course
For joining Foundation Course Provisional Admission/Registration Last Dates For CMA Foundation and Inter
As per existing provisions, a candidate can join CMA Foundation Course and offered provisional admission to the Course while pursuing 10+2. However, the student will be eligible to appear for Foundation Course after qualifying 10+2 Examination. So, qualifying 10+2 examination makes the student eligible to get converted from Provisional to Regular status. The conversion is done on the basis of submission of application along with the Pass Certificate/ Mark Sheets (qualifying) for Class 10+2.
This provisional time period of his term of admission to the date of conversion to regular student status is now extended up to 36 (thirty-six) months instead of 6 (six) months.
For joining Intermediate Course (while pursuing their Under Graduate studies)
As per existing provisions, a candidate can join CMA Intermediate Course would be offered provisional admission to the Course while pursuing their undergraduate courses/studies. The student shall be eligible to appear Intermediate Course only after qualifying Graduation Examination. So, qualifying Graduation examination makes the student eligible to get converted from Provisional to Regular status.
This provisional time period of his/her term of admission to the date of conversion to regular student status is now extended up to 18(eighteen) months instead of 6 (six) months.
However, students who would be joining Intermediate Course after qualifying CMA Foundation/CS Foundation/Intermediate by whatever name called qualified Examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India shall be considered as Regular Students and shall be eligible to appear in the Intermediate Course Examination even during their pendency of undergraduate courses.