CFA is tougher than CA, wherein CA is recognized in India and CFA is a global Certification. But the salaries offered for a CA is average Rs.7.36 Lakhs, while a CFA Level-1 clear is 3 Lakhs and Level 2-3 is plus 10 Lakhs. CFA has 3 Levels : Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 and can be pursued only after Graduation. To get into CA : 1) After passing Class 10, one can enroll for the Common Proficiency Test (CPT). Take CPT after Class 12 Commerce in June (or December). Register for the Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC) and 100-hour Information Technology Training (ITT). After IPCC, you do the CA final course and are mandated to undergo a three-year articleship under a practicing CA.