CA Final

The ICAI conduct the CA Final examination. The examination is held online, under the old and the new scheme. For appearing in CA Final Examination the aspirants need to complete the application process online in order to appear for the exam. Those candidates who qualify the examination is selected from a wide range of career option as a CA. Check complete details on ICAI CA Final from this page.

 CA Final 2019

ICAI CA Final

The candidates who will be appeared for the CA Final examination can check complete details from here. The Examination dates for Chartered Accountant CA Final examination are as mentioned in the table below.

CA Final 2019 Dates
CA Final Exam Date under the Existing Scheme
Group I
Group II
(Time: 2:00 to 5:00 pm)
01, 03, 05, 09, 19 November 2018
11, 13, 15 & 17 November 2018
CA Final Exam Date under Revised Scheme
Group I
Group II
(Time: 2:00 to 5:00 pm)
01, 03, 05, 09, 19 November 2018
11, 13, 15 & 17 November 2018
CA Final May 2019 exam date for Old and New Scheme 02, 04, 06, 08 May 2019 – Group I
10, 12, 14, 16 May 2019 –Group II

CA Final Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for CA Final  examination, the candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria as given below,

  1. The candidate should have passed the Intermediate Examination or Professional Education Examination – II./PCE/IPCE/Intermediate (IPC) Examination
  2. Should have registered with the Board of Studies for Final course.
  3. The candidate should have completed articled training of prescribed period of 3 years or 3½ years, as the case may be as on the date of filling the exam application form.

Details on Existing Scheme of CA Final Exam

The last paper of CA Final, under the existing scheme, was held on November 2018. Until then, the candidates registered before September 04, 2018. Check the exam pattern, syllabus, important dates, application procedure and more details about CA Final  Exam from below.

Details on Revised Scheme of CA Final Exam

The basics difference under the Revised CA Final Exam Scheme is in Group II. Advanced Management Accounting and Information Systems Control and Audit have been replaced with Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation and Elective Papers, respectively. The choices under the Elective Paper are for:

  • Risk Management
  • International Taxation
  • Economic Laws
  • Financial Services & Capital Markets
  • Global Financial Reporting Standards
  • Multidisciplinary Case Study

CA Final Exam Pattern

The candidates have three hours to attempt the question paper. The question paper is provided in the English language. The candidates may check the details about the exam pattern from the table below.

Check the Existing Exam Pattern of CA Final, from below:

Group Paper Marks Per Paper Total Marks
I 1-Financial Reporting
2-Strategic Financial Management
3-Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
4-Corporate and Allied Laws
100
100
100
100
400
II 5-Advanced Management Accounting
6-Information Systems Control and Audit
7-Direct Tax Laws
8-Indirect Tax Laws
100
100
100
100
400

Check the Revised Exam Pattern under New Scheme of CA Final, from below:

Group Paper Marks Per Paper Total Marks
I 1-Financial Reporting
2-Strategic Financial Management
3-Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
4-Corporate and Allied Laws
100
100
100
100
400
II 5-Strategic Cost Management
6-Elective Paper
7-Direct Tax Laws
8-Indirect Tax Laws
100
100
100
100
400

To check the syllabus of the examination – Click Here

Parallel Attempts for CA Final Scheme

Since the candidates have the liberty to switch from existing to revised scheme, they are getting six parallel attempts. These will be provided as below:

CA Final (Existing Scheme) CA Final (New Scheme)
May 2018 May 2018
Nov 2018 Nov 20 18
May 2019 May 2019
Nov 2019 Nov 2019
May 2020 May 2020
Nov 2020 Nov 2020

How to prepare for CA Final?

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provide study material for CA Final preparation, such as practice manual, suggested answers, compiler, revision test papers, mock test papers, question papers of past years, and other preparation resources.

Apart from that, several useful study material is provided in the form of books and online resources.

Candidates have to registered for CA Final course should get the officially issued study material, and utilize web resources to prepare well for the CA Final Exam.

According to the exam toppers, it takes at least three to four months of determined preparation to clear the CA Final exam. Before that, one must have identified the books for preparation and study resources.

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