CA Final is the last level of examination in your CA course before you can finally become certified. CA Final exams are held twice a year, once in the month of May and once in the month of November. To be able to sit for its examination, you must register correctly, pay the registration fees and upload the requested documents.
In this article, we will take you through step by step process of registration, the documents to upload, fee details for CA Final, and what comes after registration. So, in the end, you have all the information you need.
But, before you start your registration process, you must make sure you meet the eligibility criteria.
Eligibility Criteria for CA Final
A candidate wanting to register for CA Final must meet the following eligibility criteria.
|Candidates must have successfully completed the CA Foundation level as well as both groups of CA Intermediate.|
|Candidates must have successfully completed four weeks of ICITSS before the commencement of practical training.|
|Candidates must register for CA practical training to apply for the final level and complete the training to appear in the examination.|
Where Can you Register?
For CA Final registration, you can visit the official website of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and fill out the application form. The registration for CA exams is open throughout the year but you must register according to the term you are appearing in, the terms being the May term examination or the June term examination.
CA Final Registration – Important Dates
ICAI holds CA Final examination twice a year, once in the month of May and once in November. The registration for CA Final is open throughout the year. Students who wish to appear for the May term examination must register on or before January 1st of that year and students who wish to appear for the November term examination must register before July 1st of that year.
|Last Date of registration for May Term||January 1st of that year|
|Last Date of registration for November Term||July 1st of that year|
If a candidate missed the last date of registration, they can still apply within the extended deadline provided by ICAI. A late fee of Rs.600 will be charged for it.
How to Register – Step by Step Instruction
Follow these steps for a simple and easy online registration
|Step 1: Go to the official website of ICAI|
|Step 2: Move your mouse over to “E-services” and click on “student services”|
|Step 3: Scroll down and find the option “self-services portal” and click on it.|
|Step 4: Click on the “self-service portal – for existing members and students” link|
|Step 5: Log in with your username and password|
|Step 6: Click on the Final tab to proceed to the CA Final registration|
|Step 7: Fill in your details like name, address, marital status, and medium of study|
|Step 8: Upload scanned copies of the documents requested as per the guidelines provided by ICAI.|
|Step 9: Pay the registration fee and download the receipt|
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Documents to upload for CA Final Registration
As mentioned above in Step 8, you will be required to upload scanned copies of certain documents to complete your CA Final registration. Following are the document that you need to upload:
- Recent passport size and colored photograph of the student
- Duly attested mark sheet of CA Intermediate
- Duly attested mark sheet of CA Foundation
- Proof of nationality (applicable for foreign students)
- Attested proof of special category certificate (for SC/ST/differently-abled candidates)
CA Final Registration Fees
The last step in your registration is to pay the fee. CA Final registration fees structure is provided below.
|Chartered Accountant Course Fees||Indian Students||International Students|
|Examination fees single group||Rs.1800||$550|
|Examination fees for both group||3300||$550|
|Journal membership fees||–||–|
|Practical Training Fees||Rs.14,500||–|
CA Final Registration – Admit Card
A candidate must carry their admit card to the exam, without it, they won’t be allowed to give the examination. Admit card is not sent to students via email or phone number. It has to be downloaded from ICAI’s website portal.
After CA Final Registration
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will release an exam form soon after the registration period is over, it has to be filed by every registered candidate. If you fail to fill out the exam form, you will not be allowed to sit in the examination. You will also have to pay the exam fee as mentioned above under the CA Final Registration Fees Structure section.
After registration, begin your preparation right away to ace your exam. Start looking through the syllabus and subjects to be covered and plan your time with proper management and strategy. The best way to prepare for your exams is to enroll in a coaching institute. They will provide you with all the study material and notes you need and you can attend classes and understand all concepts perfectly. Coaching institutes also take practice tests and give you mock test papers to prepare you even better. They are your best shot at acing your exams.
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