As per Institute,
Every student having registered under Revised Syllabus 2008/Syllabus 2012, shall be required to undergo practical training for a period of 3 years on whole time basis to the satisfaction of council in any one or more of the organization specified in Appendix A, and in areas as specified in Appendix B for the recognition for training. However, students for being eligible to make an application to appear in the final examination must
- complete at least 6 months of Practical Training in any one or more of the organization specified in Appendix A, and in areas as specified in Appendix B;
- (Or);must have an experience of at least 6 months in any one or more of the organization specified in Appendix A, and in areas as specified in Appendix B ,
So, in total, you must have a experience of three year for applying for CMA memership. But six month training is enough for applying for the final exam.
In short, you must have to complete your six month training before sitting for final exam and remaining 2.5 year can be completed after clearing your CMA.
about exemption to CA Students???
No exemption are provided to CA students. As per Institute
A student of the Institute who is working or has already worked in any of the recognized Organizations as given in Appendix A and in any of the recognized areas as given in Appendix B, can claim exemption from Practical Training by following the procedures given below:Submission of Online Form T-3 to Directorate of Training and Placement of the Institute along with a Payment for Rs. 2000/- online with Debit or Credit Card.
- The students whose applications are received & found eligible on or before 31st March will be eligible to appear for June Examination & 30th September will be eligible to appear for December Examinations.
- A student can seek exemption from Practical Training immediately after joining the Intermediate course, or at any time during the course of studies subject to dates given in 3(ii) if he is otherwise eligible.
All the details ( including above mentioned details) are uploaded by Institute at below linkhttp://icmai.in/studentswebsite/training_prac_train.php