ICAI Releases CA Foundation, Inter, and Final Exam Dates for May-June 2024 under New Scheme: Check Here for Last Date to Apply

According to the Lok Sabha election date, the examination committee may reschedule the date in future
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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ( ICAI ) has announced the CA Foundation, Intermediate and Final examination dates for May – June 2024 under the new scheme. The examination is scheduled from May 2nd to June 26th 2024.


The CA foundation exam will be conducted from 20th June to 26th June 2024. The dates are 20th, 22nd, 24th and 26th 2024.


Group 13rd, 5th & 7th May 2024
Group 29th, 11th & 13th May 2024


Group 12nd, 4th & 6th May 2024
Group 28th, 10th & 12th May 2024

It is important to highlight that the examination schedule will remain unchanged even if any day within the examination period is declared a Public Holiday by the Central Government, State Government, or Local Bodies.

For the Foundation Examination, Papers 3 & 4 have a duration of 2 hours each. Likewise, Paper – 6 of the Final Examination and all papers of the International Taxation – Assessment Test have a duration of 4 hours. However, the duration for all other examinations is 3 hours, and the specific timings for each examination are provided below:

ExaminationPaper(s)Exam. Timings (IST)Duration
FoundationPaper 1 & 22 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
 Paper 3 & 4*2 PM to 4 PM2 Hours
IntermediateAll Papers2 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
FinalPaper 1 to 52 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
 Paper 62 PM to 6 PM4 Hours

*In Paper 3 and 4 of Foundation Examination, there will not be any advance reading time, whereas in all other papers/exams mentioned above, an advance reading time of 15 minutes will be given from 1.45 PM (IST) to 2 PM (IST).

Exam Application Forms : Opening and Closing Dates

DetailsFor Main (May 2024)For Foundation Exam (June 2024)
Commencement of submission of online examination application forms2nd February 20242nd February 2024
Last date for submission of online examination application forms (without late fees)23rd February 202423rd February 2024
Last date for submission of online examination application forms (with late fees of ` 600/- or US $ 10)2nd March 20242nd March 2024

Further, for students seeking change of examination city/medium for the Chartered Accountants Examination–May/June 2024, the correction window for the examination forms already filled will be available during 3rd March 2024 [Sunday] to 9th March 2024 [Saturday].

Note:  It is essential to note that the General Election for the 18th Lok Sabha is set to take place in 2024, pending notification. In light of this, the Examination Committee reserves the right to adjust the schedule of the May 2024 CA Examination should it coincide with the dates of the General Election.

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