December 4, 2018

ICAI Exam- CA CPT/ IPCC/ FINAL Exam

 ICAI Exam- CPT/IPCC/FINAL

The ICAI Exams/ CA Exam is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), to generate chartered accountants in India. Candidates who wish to be Chartered Accountant, are required to qualify all the levels of exams conducted by ICAI. The Exams has 3 levels in process of generating Chartered Accountants. Level 1 is CPT. Level 2 is IPCC and level 3 is CA Final Exams. Students need to clear every level to become a Chartered Accountant.

Levels of ICAI Exams are:

  • Common Proficiency Test (CPT Exam)/ Foundation
  • Intermediate Integrated Professional Competence (IPCC Exam) Examination
  • CA Final Exam

CA CPT Exams-

Common Proficiency Test is the entry level exam for CA Course.

CA CPT Exam Eligibility:

  • Candidates who have passed the Class 12 examination from a recognized school/institute are eligible to register for Common Proficiency Test(CPT Exams).
  • Also, a candidate must apply 60 days prior to the 1st day of the month in which CPT Exams are to be held.
  • Candidates who are Graduate or Post Graduate (in Commerce)– minimum of 55% of total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) with certain subjects OR Graduates or Post Graduates in any other stream-minimum of 60% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) are exempted from passing CPT Exam.

CA IPCC Exams

Eligibility criteria for Intermediate examination fall into 3 criteria. Any of the three criteria should match to be eligible for IPCC Exams:

Criteria I:  Candidates who have passed CPT and 10+2/PE I/ Foundation/Entrance Examination.

Criteria 2: Candidates who were already registered for erstwhile Intermediate Examination as per syllabus under paragraph 2 or 2A of Schedule B or Professional Education (Course-II) or Professional Competence Course and converted into Intermediate (IPC) Course/ Accounting Technician Course (ATC)

Criteria 3: Direct Entry(Candidates who are Graduate or Post Graduate (in Commerce)- minimum of 55% of total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) with certain subjects OR Graduates or Post Graduates in any other stream-minimum of 60% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) are exempted from passing CPT Exam).

Also, he/she must be enrolled for the relevant level(s) of the Intermediate (IPC) Course or/and their registration must be valid. Registration to the Intermediate (IPCC Exam) course is valid for 4 years.

CA Final Examination:

Eligibility criteria are:

  • The candidate who have passed the Intermediate examination or Professional Education Examination – II./PCC/IPCC, are eligible to apply for the Final exam.
  • The candidate must also have completed 3 years or 3½ years or must be due to complete, as the case may be, of articled training as on the date of filling the form.
  • The candidate must be serving the last twelve months of articled training including excess leave if any, and due to complete 3 years on or before 31st October 2017. (for PE-II stream student and PE-II stream students converted to IPCC Exam)
  • The candidate must be serving the last 6 months of articled training including excess leave if any, and also complete 3½ years on or before 30th April. (for PCC stream student)
  • The candidate must be serving the last 6 months of training including excess leave if any, and due to complete 3 years on or before 30th April. ( for Intermediate IPCC student)
  • The candidate must be serving the last twelve months of training including excess leave if any, and due to complete 3½ years articles on or before 31st October. (for students converted from PE-II to PCC as well as students converted from PE-II to IPCC and then to IPCC Exam)
  • Candidates who have taken termination are advised to re-register for the balance period of training.

Candidates willing to appear for CPT Exam will be required to fill up a registration form online or it may be obtained from Deputy Secretary(Examinations), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, lCAl Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi-110002. (Application fee is Rs 1000 and examination fee is, Rs 500).

Exam fee:

Intermediate (IPCC) & Intermediate Course Exam:

For Indian Centre (S)
Single Group/Unit 1-10Rs 1500
Both Groups/Unit 9Rs 2700

The validity of Registration:

Registration for Intermediate (IPCC Exam) course is valid for 4 years from the date of initial registration/conversion. By paying Rs. 400/- to concerned Regional office, the same can be renewed for the next four years.

Final Course Examinations (Existing and Revised Scheme):

For Indian Centre (S)
Single GroupRs 1800
Both GroupsRs 3300

There’s provision of submitting the examination form with late fee of Rs 600.

The exemption in a paper:

  • A candidate who has passed in any one group in the Final examination will be eligible for exemption in that particular group and will be required to pass in the remaining group in order to pass the Final Examination.
  • A candidate who has appeared in all the papers comprised in a group and fails in one or more papers comprised in a group but secures a minimum of 60 percent of the marks in any paper or papers of that group shall be eligible to appear at any one or more of the immediately next three following examinations in the paper or papers in which he secured less than 60 percent marks.

Verification Fee:

The fee for verification is Rs 100/- per paper subject to a maximum of Rs 400/- for all the papers of a group/both groups. The application should be submitted within a month from the date of declaration of result. 

Important Dates of ICAI CA November 2018 Exams:

Foundation Course Exam(CPT Exam) – Under Revised Scheme(November 11, 13, 15 & 17, 2018)

Intermediate(IPCC Exam)Course Exam –Under the Existing Scheme

(Group-I: November 2, 4, 8 & 10,  2018)

(Group-II: November 12, 14 & 16, 2018)

Under Revised Scheme(Group-I: November 2, 4, 8 & 10,  2018)

(Group-II: November 12, 14, 16 & 18, 2018)

CA Final Exam – Under Existing Scheme

(Group -I: November 1, 3, 5, 9, 2018)

(Group -II: November 11, 13, 15 & 17, 2018)

Under Revised Scheme (Group -I: November 1, 3, 5 & 9, 2018)

(Group -II: November 1, 3, 5 & 9, 2018)

Contact ICAI at-

http://www.icai.org.in/

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
(Set up by an Act of Parliament)
A-29, First Floor,
Administrative Block, ICAI Bhawan
Sector-62, Noida(U.P.), P.C.-201301
E-mail: ccbcaf@icai.org
Phone No. : 0120-3045994 (Direct)

Official Website: http://www.icai.org.in/

Phone Number: 0120-3045994

 

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