ICMAI CAT January 2018 – Certificate in Accounting Technicians CourseICMAI CAT January 2018 – ICMAI CAT January 2018 was held on 06 January 2018 in two sessions. In the morning session of CMA CAT Jan 2018 candidates appeared for Paper I, and then in afternoon session they sat for Paper II. The Institute of Cost Accountants of India is administering CMA CAT 2018 for Certificate in Accounting Technicians Course. Since this course is for +2 pass students, they can register for ICMAI CAT Jan 2018 at icmai.in. The exam conducting body will then issue for them ICMAI CAT Admit Card 2018 so that they can appear for exam. After exam, test takers can know qualifying status by checking ICMAI CAT Jan Result 2018.

Latest: ICMAI CAT Jan 2018 Result has been announced. Check from the “Result” link given below on this page.

ICMAI CAT January 2018

ICAI (ICWAI / ICMAI) has announced that it will organize CAT Foundation Courses Entry Level Part I in January 2018. ICMAI CAT Important Dates January 2018 are given below.

Important event Dates
Last date of receipt of application form without late fee 30 Nov 2017
Last date of receipt of application form with late fee of Rs. 100/- 10 Dec 2017
Availability of ICMAI CAT Admit Card Jan 2018 01 Jan 2018
ICMAI CAT January 2018 exam 06 Jan 2018
Declaration of ICMAI CAT Result January 2018 30 Jan 2018

ICMAI CAT 2018 – Certificate in Accounting Technicians (ICMAI CAT) is introduced to meet the huge demand for entry-level Accountants in India. ICAI CAT Course is of one year for 12th (10+2) passed and Under Graduates. This Course has been introduced in consultation with Ministry of Corporates Affairs, Government of India. CAT equip students become well versed with the maintenance of accounts, preparation of Income Tax Return, Service Tax Return, Filling of Return under Companies Act, Filling of Returns under Income Tax, VAT, Service Tax, Central Excise Custom Act, Export & Import documentation etc.

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ICMAI CAT Exam Schedule January 2018

Date Time CAT Jan 2018 Exam Papers
06 January 2018 Morning Session (10 AM to 12 Noon) Paper I
Section A:- Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (60 Marks)
Section B:- Applied Business and Industrial Laws (40 Marks)
06 January 2018 Afternoon Session (2 PM to 4 PM) Paper II
Section A: Financial Accounting – 2 (50 Marks)
Section B:- Statutory Compliance (50 Marks)


As can be seen above, CAT is for candidates who wish to study Certificate in Accounting Technicians. You should appear for CMA CAT 2018 if you are interested in the course as well as satisfy eligibility conditions. Briefly the eligibility criteria outlines educational qualification requirement only.

  • Candidate should have either passed or is appearing class 12th examination.

If you are fulfilling above condition then you can apply for admission in Foundation (Entry Level) Part-I of CAT Course.

ICMAI CAT Application Form January 2018

For the purpose of appearing in CAT exam, fill and submit ICMAI CAT Application Form 2018. you can do this by accessing ICMAI CAT Registration 2018 at icmai.in. Online examination form for CAT January 2018 is in fact active now. One must apply before last date. With this in mind, proceed to apply.

Apply Online : Click here to fill the ICMAI CAT Application Form for January 2018.

Official website of ICMAI CAT is icmai.in.

CAT Application Fee

Examination Fee Rs 730
Late Fee Rs 100
Examination Fee With Late Fee Rs 830

In other words, if you are applying before November 30, 2017 then you can pay Rs 730. If you are applying after December 10, 2017 then you need to pay Rs 830.

Examination Fees to be paid through payment gateway by using Credit/Debit Card or Bank Draft of requisite fees drawn in favour of “The Institute of Cost Accountants of India” payable at New Delhi.

Examination form is to be filled on-line only and students will send their printed filled Forms along with the fees to the Directorate of CAT, The Institute of Cost Accountants of India “CMA Bhawan”, 3, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi – 110003.

ICMAI CAT Admit Card January 2018

Once you apply for ICMAI CAT January 2018, the exam conducting body takes note of your candidate details. Using these, they compile admit card. You can download admit card online a few weeks before exam.

Usually, ICAI / ICMAI / ICWAI releases hall tickets around two weeks before date of exam.

Hall ticket is especially important on exam day. All candidates must carry official ICMAI CAT Admit Card Jan 2018 on day of exam. It will serve as a document of identity as well as enabling document.

Exam Pattern

It is wise to know the exam pattern in the first place. You can prepare for Certificate in Accounting Technicians (CAT) 2018 exam with exam pattern in mind. Exam pattern chiefly highlights topics, marks, and number of questions.

Paper Section Topic Marks
Paper I Section A Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 60
Section B Applied Business and Industrial Laws 40
Paper II Section A Financial Accounting 50
Section B Statutory Compliance 50

All questions are multiple choice questions. Also note that each question is of 1 mark. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Exam Centers

As per CAT January 2018 notification, exam will be held at following cities:- Ajmer, Alleppey, Bhopal, Bilaspur, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Erode, Faizabad, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Idukki, Jaipur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kasaragod, Kolkata, Kollam, Kota, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Madurai, Mallappuram, Muzaffarpur, Nellore, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Patna, Pudukkottai (TN), Raipur, Rajahmundry, Sri Ganganagar, Surat, Thrissur, Tinsukia, Tirunelveli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Wayanad (If no examination centre is available at a particular location, examinees will be accommodated at the nearest Centre available).

ICMAI CAT Result January 2018

Most important thing is to know standard of pass for CAT Result 2018.

A Candidate of Entry Level shall be declared to have passed in the Examination if he secures minimum 40% marks in each paper and an aggregate of 50% of total marks.

After exam, the exam conducting body evaluates test papers and awards marks as per markings scheme. Only if he / she gets at least 40% marks in each paper and also at least 50% marks in aggregate, then candidate is said to pass CAT exam.

You can check ICMAI CAT Result January 2018 online as soon as ICAI (ICMAI / ICWAI) announces it. Keep login credentials handy to check result.

You can also read complete CAT January 2018 notification here.

If you have any queries regarding ICMAI CAT January 2018 – Certificate in Accounting Technicians Course, please ask in comments below.