CA Foundation maths study guidance.
CA Foundation Maths Paper Pattern
- Number of the question asked: 100
- Time allowed to take the exam is 2 hours
- Maximum marks 100 marks (Business Mathematics (40 marks), Logical Reasoning(20 marks),Statistics(40 Marks).
- Each question is quantitative and the answer is circled on OMR sheets.
- Negative marking of ¼ is applied on wrong answers.
Foundation Maths Chapter Wise Weightage for New Course:
You can see the breakdown of chapters and modules according to the marks weightage given In exams and plan your study accordingly
|20%-30%||Ratio and Proportion, Indices and Logarithms Linear Inequalities: Linear Inequalities in one variable and the solution space and optimal solution|
|30%-40%||Time Value of Money|
|30%-50%||Permutations and Combinations Sets, Relations and Functions Sequence and Series Basic applications of Differential and Integral calculus|
|Direction Tests Seating Arrangements Number series coding and Decoding and odd man out|
|30%-40%||Syllogism Blood Relations|
|10%-15%||Correlation and Regression: Scatter diagram, Karl Pearson’s Coefficient of Correlation Rank, Correlation, Regression lines, Regression equations, Regression coefficients Index Numbers and Time series|
|45%-50%||Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion: Mean Median, Mode, Mean Deviation, Quartiles and Quartile Deviation, Standard Deviation, Co-efficient of Variation, Coefficient of Quartile Deviation Statistical Representation of Data, Diagrammatic representation of data, Frequency distribution, Graphical representation of Frequency Distribution –Histogram, Frequency, Polygon, Ogive, Pie-chart|
|25%-30%||Probability: Independent and dependent events; mutually exclusive events.25% Total and Compound Probability; Bayes’ theorem; and Mathematical Expectation Theoretical Distribution: Binomial Distribution, Poisson distribution–basic application and Normal Distribution – basic applications|
CA Foundation Maths Self Study Plan:
- Write down the formulas and theories on a chart and can keep it handy by sticking it in your room for quick reference,
- Continuous practice is key to score good marks in Maths subjects.
- Divide the study material into three parts maths, Logical Reasoning, and Statistics
- Keep calculator handy and learn the shortcut keys to make the calculation fast and accurate.
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