CA Final Exam Pattern 2019
Naureen Gurung, 03 Oct 2019

CA Final Exam Pattern 2019 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) shapes the CA Final 2019 exam pattern which has been amended recently, specifically for elective paper, i.e. Paper 6A to 6F making it OMR based. Authorities have released the exam schedule for November 2019 session and exams are to take place between November 1 and 17, 2019. Thus, the exam pattern of CA Final 2019 must be checked so that students can get a clear idea about what to prepare. Important points like the exam mode and medium, type of questions, marking scheme, etc. will be covered in the CA Final exam pattern 2019. The only difference between the old scheme and the revised scheme of CA Final 2019 exam pattern is the subjects covered in Paper 5 and 6. In the old scheme, the two papers are named ‘Advanced Management Accounting’ and ‘Information Systems Control & Audit’ whereas in the revised scheme, they are named as ‘Strategic Cost Management & Performance Evaluation’ and elective papers respectively. Moreover, 70% of the exam will be subjective in nature whereas the rest will comprise of MCQs. Candidates need to score at least 40% sectionally and 50% overall in order to qualify CA Final 2019. For more details regarding the CA Final exam pattern 2019, read the full article below.

Note: ICAI has introduced some changes to the pattern of questions asked in the elective papers 6A to 6F of CA Final (New syllabus) which is to be applicable from November 2019 session. From now on, the question paper will contain 5 questions based on case studies, out of which, they will have to attempt any 4 questions. Each of the 4 questions shall carry 25 marks distributed into 10 marks of MCQs and 15 marks for descriptive question respectively As per the latest announcement, the MCQs will be answered on OMR based sheet, to check ICAI announcement, Click here. The ICAI announcement for exam pattern has been attached below:


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CA Final Exam Dates 2019

The exact reporting time along with the exam centre location will be mentioned on the CA Final admit card 2019.

Paper Name

Date

Time

Financial Reporting

November 1, 2019

2-5 PM

Strategic Financial Management

November 3, 2019

2-5 PM

Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics

November 5, 2019

2-5 PM

Corporate and Allied Laws

November 7, 2019

2-5 PM

Advanced Management Accounting/ Strategic Cost Management & Performance Evaluation

November 9, 2019

2-5 PM

Information Systems Control and Audit/ Elective papers

November 13, 2019

2-5 PM (old)

2-6 PM (new)

Direct Tax Laws

November 15, 2019

2-5 PM

Indirect Tax Laws

November 17, 2019

2-5 PM

CA Final 2019 Exam Pattern

According to the changes brought about by ICAI, the exam pattern of CA Final 2019 has a slight alteration. Check the full CA Final exam pattern 2019 below to understand the changes and the overall scheme of the exam.

CA Final Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Offline

Total Marks (eight papers)

800 (400 per group, 100 per paper)

Medium of Exam

English/ Hindi

Type of questions

Objective (OMR based) cum descriptive

Negative Marking

None

CA Final Syllabus 2019

Candidates should ensure that they check the syllabus of CA Final 2019 after fully understanding the exam pattern. Knowing the CA Final 2019 syllabus will help candidates know which topics to study and this will prevent any wastage of time and energy over studying topics out of the syllabus.

Click here to check the official CA Final Syllabus (old scheme)

Click here to check the official CA Final Syllabus (new scheme)


CA Final Sample Papers 2019

ICAI released CA Final 2019 sample papers, study material and revision test papers to boost the candidate’s preparation. The CA Final sample papers 2019 are available online so candidates can avail them for free. These sample papers of CA Final 2019 consist of mock test papers, revision test papers, sample questions for practice and model test papers for practice. Moreover, CA final study material for each of the eight papers is also available. Practising these CA Final 2019 sample papers help students perfect their time management skills so that they can crack the exam with a desirable CA Final 2019 result!

CA Final Sample Papers 2019- Old scheme

Paper Name

Download Link

Financial Reporting

Click here

Strategic Financial Management

Click here

Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics

Click here

Corporate and Allied Laws

Click here

Advanced Management Accounting

Click here

Information Systems Control and Audit

Click here

Direct Tax Laws

Click here

Indirect Tax Laws

Click here

CA Final Sample Papers 2019- New scheme

Paper Name

Download Link

Financial Reporting

Click here

Strategic Financial Management

Click here

Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics

Click here

Corporate and Economic Laws

Click here

Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation

Click here

Risk Management

Click here

Financial Services and Capital Markets

Click here

International Taxation

Click here

Economic Laws

Click here

Global Financial Reporting Standards

Click here

Multidisciplinary Case Study

Click here

Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation

Click here

Indirect Tax Laws

Click here

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CA Final Exam Pattern 2019

Question: What is the last attempt for CA Final old syllabus?

Answer:

November 2020 is the last session for CA Final old syllabus, after which, the new syllabus will take over wholely.

Question: What are the subjects for CA Final old scheme?

Answer:

There are 8 subjects for CA Final old scheme. These include- Financial Reporting, Strategic Financial Management, Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics, Corporate and Allied Laws, Advanced Management Accounting, Information Systems Control and Audit, Direct Tax Laws and Indirect Tax Laws.

Question: How many attempts are allowed for CA Final?

Answer:

There is no fixed number of attempts. The registration validity for CA Final is 5 years which is subject to revalidation. Thus, students can take 10 attempts after registration.

Question: What does ICAI expect from students in the CA Final exams?

Answer:

ICAI expects students to go through the official study material thoroughly. Students should attempt questions from multiple sources and revision test papers in order to practice well. 

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