CA Final Exam Pattern and Details

CA Final- Chartered Accountancy Final is a final examination to become CA. The concerned authority of Chartered Accountancy is the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The aspirants must clear IPCC groups and 6months of articled training. Final examination is held twice a year, in May and November. Usually, the results are out after a month of examination, that is, June and December. Candidates, after clearing IPCC, must register for the Final with the Board of Studies. There are two groups with eight papers each. They all are subjective type questions. The examination registration fees is Rs. 1800/- (Fee for single group) and Rs. 3300/- (Fee for both groups). Being the most common field of career, CA Final is a difficult level and clearly requires a thorough and focused study. Thus, candidates are advised to attempt previous year question papers and ca final mock test papers to practice well.

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of Final
Application Fee:
Rs. 1800/- :Fee for single group Rs. 3300/- :Fee for both groups
No. of Sections:
Group 1 Group 2
Application Form:
5 Feb - 26 Feb 2020 (For June - July Exam) Aug - Sep 2020 (For November Exam)
Exam Date:
Group-1: 19, 21, 23 and 25 June Group-2: 27, 29 June and 1, 3 July 2020 November 2020
To be announced soon
Exam Duration:
3 Hours (Except Paper 6, 4 hours allotted for Paper 6)
Exam Pattern:
Group 1 (4 papers of one hundred marks each) Group 2 (4 papers of one hundred marks each)


  • Students who have cleared 12th Grade.
  • Candidates who have cleared IPCC groups examination.
  • Candidates must have done 6 months of articled traning.

Exam Pattern

  • The examination application fees is Rs. 1800/- (Fee for single group) and Rs. 3300/- (Fee for both groups)
  • CA Final examination is held twice a year, in June and November.
  • Admit cards are released 15 days before the exam.
  • Final has subjective type questions.
  • There are two groups with each having 8 papers.


  • Group I
    • Paper 1: Financial Reporting
    • Paper 2: Strategic Financial Management
    • Paper 3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
    • Paper 4: Corporate and Allied Laws
      • Section A: Company Law
      • Section B: Allied Laws
  • Group II
    • Paper 5: Advanced Management Accounting
    • Paper 6: Information Systems Control and Audit
    • Paper 7: Direct Tax Laws
    • Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws
      • Section A : Central Excise
      • Section B : Service Tax
      • Section C : Customs & Foreign Trade Policy

Tips and Tricks

  • Candidates must attempt questions carefully.
  • Candidates must revise their concepts thoroughly.
  • Candidates must have thorough knowledge of all CA terms.
  • Take online mock tests to know your strengths and weaknesses to better prepare all the four sections.
  • Candidates must practice placement papers and mock tests to prepare well.

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