CA Intermediate 2020
CA Intermediate 2020 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has postponed CA Intermediate 2020 May session in light of the global Coronavirus pandemic. The exams will now be conducted on June 20, 22, 24, & 26 for Group-I, June 28, 30, & July 2 for Group-II. The last Group-II exam under the new scheme will be conducted on July 4, 2020. Earlier, CA Intermediate exams were to be conducted on May 3, 5, 8 and 10 for Group 1 and on May 12, 14, 16 and 18, 2020 for Group 2. CA Intermediate registered candidates were required to fill the CA Foundation exam forms before February 26 without late fee and before March 4, 2020 with the payment of late fee of Rs 600. CA Intermediate May 2020 admit cards are expected to be released online in the first week of June 2020. Candidates will be required to answer objective as well as subjective questions in the CA Intermediate 2020 exams. For more details regarding CA Intermediate like that of study material, exam pattern, syllabus, etc., refer to the full article below.
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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India announced the CA Intermediate result for November 2019 exams on February 3, 2020. This is being followed by applications for verification and obtaining certified copies of answer books.
Important note: According to the revised scheme implemented by ICAI in May 2017, CA IPCC has been renamed to CA Intermediate. The May 2020 session will be the last one for CA IPCC as CA Intermediate will completely replace it for future sessions. Candidates registered under the old scheme and wish to switch over to CA Intermediate can convert till Feb 20 for appearing in May 2020 session; click here for converting.
CA Intermediate 2020 At a Glance
Name of exam
Chartered Accountancy (CA) Intermediate Course
Commonly known as
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Mode of exam
Pen and paper based
Medium of exam
English/ Hindi (Paper 1, 4 and 5 will be in English only)
Type of questions
Objective cum descriptive
Number of papers
CA Intermediate 2020 Dates - May Session
|Last date of CA Intermediate 2020 Registration for May 2020||September 1, 2019|
|Availability of CA Intermediate Exam Form May 2020||February 5, 2020|
|Last date to fill CA Inter application form||February 26, 2020|
|Last date to submit CA Intermediate exam form 2020 (with late fee)||March 4, 2020|
|Release of CA Intermediate Admit Card||First week of June 2020|
|CA Intermediate May 2020 exams Group-I (old scheme)||June 20, 22, 24, & 26, 2020|
|CA Intermediate exams Group-II (old scheme)||June 28, 30, & July 2, 2020|
|CA Intermediate May 2020 exams Group-I (new scheme)||June 20, 22, 24, & 26, 2020|
|CA Intermediate exams Group-II (new scheme)||June 28, 30, July 2, & 4, 2020|
The ICAI authorities have released the CA Inter exam form for May 2020 session on February 5 and the same has to be submitted before February 26, 2020. Candidates will still be allowed to submit the same till March 4, 2020 with the payment of late fee of Rs 600. It may be noted that only already registered candidates will be able to fill the application form and appear for May 2020 session. The candidates will be given a chance to make corrections to the CA Inter exam form through a correction window which is made available free of cost. No paid correction window will be provided for making changes to the application form.
CA Intermediate Application Fee 2020
For Indian exam centre
Single group- Rs. 1500
Both groups- Rs. 2700
For Kathmandu exam centre
Single group- Rs. 2200
Both groups- Rs. 3400
For overseas centres (Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Muscat)
Single group- US $325
Both groups- US $500
CA Intermediate 2020- Passing Criteria
The passing criteria of CA Intermediate 2020 state the sectional and overall marks that candidates must score to qualify the exam. Check the table below to know the passing criteria for exams:
CA Passing Criteria
Sectional Qualifying Marks
Overall Qualifying Percentage
Students with the qualifications mentioned below are eligible to appear for CA Intermediate 2020:
Candidates must have qualified CA CPT and 10+2/ Foundation and must have registered for May session on or before September 1, 2019.
Converted from the old scheme to new scheme for May 2020 session before February 1, 2020.
Candidates who have completed graduation/ post graduation in commerce with at least 55% overall or candidates who have completed graduation/ post graduation in any other stream with at least 60% overall.
Candidates who have passed the intermediate level of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
Candidates must have completed their CA Intermediate 2020 registration on or before September 1, 2019, to appear for the upcoming May 2020 session. The ICAI registration is open throughout the year so it is the deadline that determines the session which candidates will be appearing for. The registration fee to be paid includes the entire course fee. Thereafter, candidates have to fill the CA Inter application form 2020.
Registration fee: The registration fee of CA Intermediate 2020 could be paid via VISA or MASTER or MAESTRO credit card/ debit card/ Rupay card/ net banking. Check the varying amounts of CA Foundation application fee below:
CA Intermediate 2020 for May session will be conducted at 209 Indian and 5 international cities. Candidates will be able to choose their preferred CA Inter 2020 exam centres while filling the online application form. Changes in the choice of exam centres can be made through the correction windows. Check a few of the exam centres of CA intermediate 2020 below:
CA Intermediate 2020- Exam conducting cities (India)
CA Intermediate 2020: Overseas centers
In order to prepare well enough to ace the exam in one go, it is important to start with knowing the CA Intermediate 2020 exam pattern. Doing so will greatly help in effective preparation as the exam pattern contains the exam mode, medium, marking scheme, type of questions, etc.
CA Intermediate Exam pattern
Mode of exam
|Total number of Papers||Eight|
Medium of exam
English/ Hindi (Paper 1, 4 and 5 will be in English only)
Type of questions
100 marks per paper
Candidates should have the syllabus of CA Intermediate 2020 on their fingertips if they want to ace their exam. The Intermediate 2020 syllabus contains the list of subjects and topics that candidates must study for the exam. Candidates should make sure that major topics of the syllabus are covered well so that the short ones can be left for late preparation.
Practicing from the CA Intermediate 2020 study material is the best way to prepare oneself for an extremely competitive exam like this one. It will not only help in identifying one’s strengths and weaknesses but also help mentally prepare oneself if practised with real exam-like conditions. Time management is one of the major problems students face during the exam and practising from the study material will help one manage his/ her thinking and writing speed and accuracy. Moreover, the study material of CA Intermediate 2020 will help recognize the frequently asked topics, marking scheme, etc. The study material of CA Inter can be obtained online from the official website of ICAI or click on the link above.
Candidates aspiring for the session of exams always search for CA Intermediate sample papers so as to practice more and more questions. This helps them in understanding the exam pattern, as well as be aware of what can be asked in the previous sessions. Solving the previous year question papers improves the preparation level and enhances the chances of passing through the session with a better score. Thus, it is always advisable to go through the MTPs, RTPs and previous year question papers of CA Intermediate.
The admit card of CA Intermediate May 2020 is expected to be released in the first week of June for ICAI exams of the upcoming May session. Candidates will need their login credentials to obtain the CA Intermediate 2020 admit card. The CA Intermediate admit card 2020 contains the candidate’s name, roll number, photograph and signature, exam centre, etc. along with important instructions for the exam day. The admit card/ hall ticket is an essential verification document which must be carried to the exam centre. In case of any discrepancy regarding the admit card, candidates should contact ICAI Helpline desk.
ICAI will release the CA Intermediate 2020 result for May session tentatively in the first week of August 2020. Candidates will be able to download their result in online mode by logging in using their registration ID and password. Moreover, candidates will be able to get their result via text and email to avoid any last-minute rush caused by website crashing.
How to check CA Intermediate 2020 Result?
Candidates who will appear for the May 2020 session will be able to check the result of CA Intermediate 2020 in online mode by following the steps given below:
Visit the official website of ICAI at www.icai.org to open the result page.
Choose the Intermediate examination
Type in your ICAI roll number and registration number/ pin.
- Enter the Captcha code and click on the ‘Check result’ button.
- The candidate’s CA Intermediate result will be displayed on the screen.
- Print and keep 2-3 copies for future use.
CA Intermediate Toppers
ICAI released the names of toppers after the result declaration for CA Inter on February 3, 2020. Candidates can check the top three rank holders for Nov 2019 session as shown in the table below:
CA Intermediate November 2019 Toppers
CA Foundation AIR I
CA Foundation AIR II
CA Foundation AIR III
CA Intermediate Pass Percentage 2020
The institute also releases the result analysis for a session after declaration of CA Inter result. Candidate's percentage of passing the exams will be released for individual groups as well as for both the groups respectively. The table below shows pass percentage for May 2019 session:
CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Nov 2019
|CA Inter Groups Groups||Total students appeared||Total Students Passed||Pass Percentage|
CA Intermediate Answer Sheet 2020
Candidates who are dissatisfied with their CA Intermediate 2020 answer sheet can apply for verification of their answer sheet. ICAI will announce the dates for verification and obtaining the answer books. The verification fee is Rs. 100 per paper. Moreover, candidates can also apply to obtain PDF files of their answer sheets. The application fee for the same is Rs. 500 per paper.
CA Intermediate 2020 answer sheet dates
|Application for verification and obtaining certified answer book begins||To be Notified|
|Last date to apply for certified copies of answer book||To be Notified|
|Last date to apply for verification of answer books||To be Notified|
For any queries, candidates can contact:
The Joint Secretary (Exams)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
New Delhi 110 002
Helpline Telephone Numbers: 0120-3054 851, 3054 852 , 3054 853, 3054 835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753, 4953754. (Available 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CA Intermediate 2020
Question: What is CA Intermediate exam?
CA Intermediate is the second level of exams towards Chartered Accountancy. Students having cleared CA Foundation have to appear and pass the Inter exams to proceed for CA Final and then become a Chartered Accountant.
Question: How many subjects are there in CA Intermediate?
There are 8 papers distributed in two groups. So, each group has 4 papers which the candidates have to pass individually.
Question: What was the last date to register for May session of CA Intermediate 2020?
The last date to register for CA Intermediate November session was September 1, 2019. The reason is that there has to be a gap of 8 months of study period between Registration and exam appearing for.
Question: Is it compulsory to appear in all 8 papers simultaneously?
No, there are two groups of CA Intermediate which the candidates can appear for one after another. Both the groups are a must to be passed for being eligible to appear in CA Final exams.
Question: How many attempts are valid for CA Intermediate?
There is no limit for attempts. But, one time CA Intermediate registration is valid for 4 years which means that 4 attempts can be given. Thereafter, registration has to be renewed to appear in further sessions.
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