CA and CMA both are considered as top finance and accounting professional courses with good statutory back up and good industry recognition. Majority of subjects in both the course are very similar but the depth of few topics are different. Like CA course focus more on Tax, Accounts and Auditing whereas CMA course focus more on Costing, Management accounting and Financial management. CMA course duration is 2 to 3 years where as CA course duration is 3 to 4 years. The number of people opt for CA is more than CMA due to its popularity. CA is in generally is tougher and lengthier curriculum than CMA. However, when it comes to Job opportunities many cases Industry considered both of these courses as same. Like job is opened to both CA and CMA. However when it comes to practice CA people has upper hand than CMA. The practice scope for CMA is much lesser than CA. It is always advisable that student with average study back ground should go for CMA and student with good study track record can go for CA. For more guidance and information on this one can reach Director of Successedge – Best CA institute in Bangalore .