CMA course can be completed in 2 years. This course can be completed much faster than CS or CA. Student who write at a time two groups in CMA inter and after that two groups at a time in CMA-Final, can complete the course much faster.
Students need to be aware that professional course like CMA expects more time to read the subjects. One need more dedication and interest towards reading. Student with more avigation and distraction will have less chance of success. One group (4 subjects) requires minimum 4 to 5 months of dedicated preparation. It is always advisable to go for coaching in big academy like best CMA institute in Bangalore and prepare simultaneously. Overall 8 to 10 hours of preparation is needed. Student need to have sitting habit. Exam duration is 3 hours which is always challenging to attempt all question within given time. Hence student need to have habit of more writing. Good practice of using calculator is must.
ICWA means Institute of Cost and Works Accountants. The name has been changed now to CMA which means Cost and Management Accountant. ICWA/CMA is professional course offered by Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India (ICMAI, Kolkata) which focus on imparting professional studies on Costing, Cost Audit, Financial Management and Management Accounting. This course has three levels and it takes 3 years to complete.