How to Apply for Chartered Accountancy Exam: Registrations Begin For 2020

The Chartered Accountancy exam will be conducted from May 2-18 across 207 centres in India and five overseas centres.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has started the registration for Chartered Accountancy (CA) May 2020 examination, which will be conducted from May 2-18 across 207 centres in India and five overseas centres in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu and Muscat.

Aspirants will appear for the exams for admission to CA Foundation, CA Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate and Final. The last day to register is February 26, and with late submission fees candidates can apply till March 4.

What is the ICAI exam?

The exam is conducted by ICAI twice a year, i.e. in May and November, for anyone who wishes to enter the profession of Chartered Accountancy. To certify as one, candidates have to qualify in all the levels of ICAI examinations.

How to Register for the Exam 

  • Register a new user on ICAI’s official website
  • Choose your level/programme
  • Enter your seven-digit registration number
  • Enter details like email and mobile number and register
  • Login with registration number and password
  • Provide details in the form and upload necessary documents
  • Pay your application fee
  • Download the form for future reference.

Click here to check examination fees payable for various courses. 

Exam Schedules: 

1. CA Foundation

Foundation Paper 1: May 11
Foundation Paper 2: May 13
Foundation Paper 3: May 15

2. ICAI Intermediate (IPC) – Old Syllabus

Group I papers: May 3,5,8 and 10
Group II papers: May 12,14 and 16

3. ICAI Intermediate – New Syllabus 

Group I papers: May 3,5,8 and 10
Group II papers: May 12,14, 16 and 18

4. ICAI Final Exam – (Old and New Syllabus)

Group I papers: May 2,4,6 and 9
Group II papers: May 11,13,15 and 17

Important dates

  • Last date of application: February 5
  • Last date of application with late fees of Rs 600: March 4
  • Application correction window: To be announced

(Edited by Gayatri Mishra)

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