CA Intermediate 2021 - Result (July Session Out), Exam Dates (Out), Exam Form, Syllabus, Study Material
CA Intermediate 2021 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will conduct the CA Intermediate December 2021 exams in offline mode from December 6-20, 2021 for both old and new schemes. The CA Foundation exam form 2021 for the December session opened on September 16; the last date to fill the form without late fees is September 30. ICAI has also extended the last attempt to appear in CA Intermediate (IPC) old courses examination to November to help candidates overcome hardships caused by COVID.
LATEST: CA Intermediate July 2021 result announced on September 19, 2021.
CA Intermediate exam 2021 (December) will be conducted between December 6 and 20.
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CA intermediate is the second level of the 3-level ICAI CA exam, which is taken by candidates to become a Chartered Accountant (CA). The CA intermediate exam consists of both objective and subjective type questions. For more details on the important aspects of CA intermediate 2021 such as CA intermediate syllabus, study material, exam pattern, etc. read the article below.
CA Intermediate May/July 2021 - ICAI conducted the CA Intermediate exams from July 6 to 20. It also provided an opt-out option for CA intermediate 2021 (July) till July 20. The opt-out option allowed candidates affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to appear in the CA 2021 intermediate exam in the next session while carrying all the benefits of the current session; without submitting any RTPCR report.
Note: The opt-out option was also given even if the exam centre change is within the city.
CA Intermediate 2021: Overview
Name of the exam
Chartered Accountancy (CA) Intermediate exam
Commonly Known name
Exam conducting body
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Twice a year- May and November
Purpose of the exam
For training and certifying the Chartered Accountants in India
|Scope of the exam||The University Grants Commission(UGC) has now recognised CA qualification as equivalent to a PG degree, making CA qualified students eligible to pursue PhD in commerce and allied domains.|
Level of exam
National level (Intermediate)
Medium of exam
English/Hindi (Paper 1, 4 and 5 are in English only)
Objective as well descriptive
Number of papers
ICAI exam helpdesk number
0120-3054 851, 3054 852 , 3054 853, 3054 835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753, 4953754
ICAI exam website
CA Intermediate Exam Dates - December session
Availability of CA Intermediate Exam Form December 2021 (Available)
September 16-30, 2021
Availability of CA Intermediate Exam Form December 2021 (With late fees of Rs. 600)
|October 1-3, 2021|
Release of CA Intermediate Admit Card 2021
To be notified
CA intermediate exam date (new scheme)
Group I- December 6, 8, 10 and 12, 2021
Group II- December 14, 16, 18 and 20, 2021
CA intermediate exam date (old scheme)
Group I- December 6, 8, 10 and 12, 2021
Group II- December 14, 16, and 18, 2021
CA Intermediate May 2021 result date
To be announced
CA Intermediate 2021 Dates - May 2021 Session
Availability of CA Intermediate Exam Form May 2021
March 31, 2021
Last date to fill CA Intermediate application form
April 13, 2021
Release of CA Intermediate Admit Card 2021
June 21, 2021
|Opt-out option||Intermediate (IPC): June 28-July 18, 2021|
Intermediate: June 28-July 20, 2021
CA intermediate exam date- May 2021 (new scheme)
Group I- July 6, 8, 10 and 12, 2021
Group II- July 14, 16, 18 and 20, 2021
CA intermediate exam date- May 2021 (old scheme)
Group I- July 6, 8, 10 and 12, 2021
Group II- July 14, 16, and 18, 2021
CA Intermediate May 2021 result date
September 19, 2021 (Declared)
ICAI released the result of CA Intermediate July 2021 in online mode on September 19, 2021. Candidates can find the online result link on the official ICAI websites- icaiexam.icai.org, icai.nic.in etc. The result can be downloaded using the registration number, pin number along with the candidate’s roll number. Moreover, candidates can access their results through SMS and email if they want to avoid website crashes.
Earlier, it released the result for January 2021 CA intermediate exams on March 26.
How to check CA Intermediate 2021 Result?
Candidates appearing in the CA Intermediate may check their result for CA Intermediate exam in online mode. The steps which need to be followed to view CA intermediate result 2021 are given below:
Open the results page from the official website of ICAI- www.icai.org
Choose the CA intermediate exam option
Type the official ICAI registration number/ PIN number along with the candidate’s roll number in the fields given.
Enter the Captcha text and click on the submit button.
Candidates CA intermediate results will get displayed on the screen.
Print out 2-3 copies for future reference.
Students must fulfil certain eligibility criteria to appear in CA intermediate 2021. The CA intermediate eligibility criteria are mentioned below:
Candidates need to qualify for the CA CPT and 12th class or Foundation exam. Candidates must have qualified CA CPT and 10+2/ Foundation and must have registered for the November session on or before August 31, 2020.
Candidates must be converted from the old to the new scheme.
Candidates who are graduates and postgraduates with at least an overall percentage of 55% or candidates that are graduates or postgraduates in any other stream with at least an overall percentage of 60%.
Candidates must have passed the foundation and intermediate level of exams from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
Candidates must register for the CA Intermediate 2021 by March 1, 2021, to appear for the November 2021 session and they need to be registered by September 1, 2020, for the May 2021 session. ICAI registration for CA intermediate course is open throughout the year but the last date for registration determines the session of the CA intermediate which the candidates want to appear in. The CA Intermediate registration fees need to be paid for the entire course fees. Candidates also need to fill the CA intermediate application form 2021.
CA Intermediate registration fees: The registration fees for CA intermediate can be paid using VISA or MASTER or MAESTRO credit card/ debit card/ Rupay card/ net banking.
December Exam Form 2021 - ICAI released the CA Intermediate exam form for December on September 16, 2021. Candidates can fill the exam form till September 30, 2021. ICAI also provides a correction window for candidates that need to make corrections in the exam form for CA intermediate exam. The correction window will be available without any additional costs. There is no extra paid correction window for making changes in the CA Inter application form.
May Exam Form 2021 - It released the CA Intermediate exam form for the May 2021 session on March 31, 2021. Candidates registered for the CA intermediate course by September 1, 2020 are eligible to fill up the application form for CA intermediate 2021, May 2021 session.
CA intermediate exam application Fee 2021
The CA Intermediate application form fee is different for Indian and Foreign candidates. The application fee can be paid in an online payment using such as credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
CA IPCC 2021 Application Form Fee (May)
CA Intermediate Exam centre
For Indian exam centre
Group I or Group II- Rs. 1500
Group I and Group II- Rs. 2700
For Kathmandu exam centre
Group I or Group II- Rs. 2200
Group I and Group II- Rs. 3400
For overseas centres (Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Muscat)
Group I or Group II- US $325
Group I and Group II- US $500
For December 2021 the CA intermediate admit card will be released soon. After obtaining their admit cards, candidates must double-check their details printed on the admit card.
To download the CA Intermediate admit card, a candidate needs the login credentials. The CA intermediate 2021 admit card consists of important information like the candidate’s name, roll number, photograph and signature, exam centre, etc. along with important instructions for the exam day.
The exam conducting authorities use the ICAI hall ticket as a verification document on the exam day. Candidates have an option to contact the ICAI Helpdesk in case they find any discrepancies in the admit card.
CA Intermediate exam centres 2021 for December 2021 session have been announced by the official ICAI authorities. Candidates can choose their preferred CA Intermediate exam centres while filling up the online application form. ICAI will also provide an online correction window for any changes to be made in the preference of CA Inter exam centres. The list of exam centres from CA intermediate 2021 is given below:
Exam centres for CA intermediate 2021 (December) - India
|Name of the State (No. of Cities)||Name of the Examination City|
|Andhra Pradesh (14)||Anantapur, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajamahendravaram, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram|
|Assam (9)||Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Guwahati, Jorhat, Nagaon, Sibsagar, Silchar, Tezpur and Tinsukia|
|Bihar (29)||Arrah, Aurangabad, Banka, Begusarai, Bettiah, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Chhapra, Darbhanga, Gaya, Gopalganj, Hajipur, Jamui, Jehanabad, Katihar, Lakhisarai, Madhepura, Madhubani, Motihari, Munger, Muzaffarpur, Nawada, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Sasaram, Sitamarhi, Siwan and Supaul|
|Chattisgarh (8)||Ambikapur, Bilaspur, Durg, Janjgir, Korba, Raigarh, Raipur and Rajnandgaon|
|Delhi / New Delhi (1)||Delhi / New Delhi|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli (1)||Silvassa|
|Goa (2)||Mapusa and Margao|
|Gujarat (23)||Ahmedabad, Amreli, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhidham, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsari, Palanpur, Patan*, Porbandar, Rajkot, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara and Vapi|
|Haryana (18)||Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon (Gurugram), Hisar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Narnaul, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat and Yamuna nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh (6)||Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi, Shimla, Solan and Una|
|Jammu & Kashmir (2)||Jammu and Srinagar|
|Jharkhand (9)||Bokaro Steel City, Deoghar, Dhanbad, Dumka, Giridih, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ramgarh and Ranchi|
|Karnataka (27)||Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chamaraja Nagar, Chikamgalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Davangere, Gadag, Hassan, Haveri, Hubli, Kalaburgi (gulbarga), Kolar, Koppal, Madikere, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Raichur, Shimoga, Sirsi, Tumakuru, Udupi and Vijayapura|
|Kerala (14)||Adoor, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kalpetta, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam (Quilon), Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur|
|Madhya Pradesh (31)||Balaghat, Betul, Bhopal, Burhanpur, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Dewas, Dhar, Guna, Gwalior, Hoshangabad, Indore, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Khandwa, Khargone, Mandsaur, Narsinghpur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Sehore, Shahdol, Shajapur, Shivpuri, Singrauli, Ujjain and Vidisha|
|Maharashtra (41)||Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Badlapur, Beed, Bhandara, Bhiwandi, Khamgaon (Buldhana), Chandrapur, Dhule, Gondia, Hingoli, Ichalkaranji, Jalgaon, Jalna, Kolhapur, Latur, Malegaon*, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nasik, Navi Mumbai, Osmanabad, Palghar, Panvel, Parbhani, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Sindhudurg, Solapur, Thane, Vasai, Wardha, Washim and Yavatmal|
|Odisha (18)||Angul, Balangir, Balasore, Bargarh, Berhampur (Brahmapur), Bhadrak, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Puri, Rayagada, Rourkela and Sambalpur|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1)||Port Blair|
|Punjab (13)||Amritsar, Bathinda, Ferozepur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mandi Gobindgarh, Mansa, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur and Sri Muktsar Sahib|
|Rajasthan (29)||Ajmer, Alwar, Balotra, Banswara, Beawar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dausa, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh Town, Jaipur, Jalore, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Nagaur, Pali - Marwar, Rajsamand, Sikar, Sirohi, Sri Ganga Nagar, Tonk and Udaipur|
|Tamil Nadu (28)||Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Hosur, Kancheepuram, Karaikudi, Karur, Kumbakonam, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Ooty, Pudukkottai, Salem, Sivakasi, Theni, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tuticorin, Vellore and Villupuram|
|Telangana (11)||Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda Nizamabad, Sangareddy, Shamshabad and Warangal|
|Uttar Pradesh (45)||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad (Prayagraj), Amroha, Azamgarh, Badaun, Baghpat, Bahraich, Ballia, Bareilly, Basti, Bhadohi, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Deoria, Etah, Etawah, Faizabad, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Ghazipur, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Hathras, Jaunpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kushinagar, Lakhimpur Kheri, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Pilibhit, Pratapgarh, Rae Bareli, Rampur, Saharanpur, Shahjahanpur, Sonebhadra, Sultanpur and Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand (6)||Almora, Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Kashipur and Kotdwar|
|West Bengal (9)||Asansol, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Purulia, Raniganj and Siliguri|
CA intermediate Exam Centre December (Overseas)
The CA intermediate exam 2021 will be conducted in 8 overseas cities. The test locations for CA intermediate 2021 is given below:
|7 Kampala (Uganda)||8. Kuwait|
CA Intermediate 2021- Passing Criteria
The CA intermediate passing criteria cover the section-wise cut off and overall marks for each group of the CA intermediate 2021 exam. The details are given in the table below:
CA IPCC Passing Criteria
CA Intermediate sections
Section-wise qualifying marks
Overall passing percentage
For candidates appearing for one group
For candidates appearing for both the groups
It is very important to go through the CA intermediate exam pattern to prepare well for the main exam. This helps the candidates in creating an effective study strategy. The exam pattern includes details such as exam mode, medium, marking scheme, type of questions, etc. The details are tabulated below:
CA Intermediate Exam pattern
Level of exam
Frequency of exam
Twice a year in May and November
Mode of exam
Type of questions
Subjective and Objective
Medium of exam
Number of papers
Number of marks
100 per paper
CA Inter marking scheme
Paper 3 and 4 - 1/4th mark deducted
It is important to go through the syllabus for CA intermediate exam carefully to perform better in the exam. The syllabus 2021 consists of the CA intermediate subjects and topics on which the exam is based. If the candidates cover the major topics in the exam, they can get an edge in their preparation and the rest of the short topics can be prepared later.
ICAI releases an official set of ICAI CA intermediate 2021 study material based on the CA intermediate subjects. The official CA intermediate study material is the best way to prepare for the exam. Candidates can look for their weakness and strengths while going through the CA intermediate study material.
Candidates should go through some practise questions in exam-like environments as time management is one of the major challenges that candidates face while appearing for the exam. The study material for CA intermediate also helps the students in getting familiar with the important CA intermediate subjects, frequently asked questions, the question difficulty and marking scheme. Candidates can visit the Board of studies knowledge portal from the official website to access the official study material.
Candidates who wish to prepare well for their CA intermediate exam should practise a good number of sample questions. Candidates can go through the CA intermediate sample papers 2021 to get a better understanding of exam pattern, and the previous year’s question papers. The paper-wise sample questions from the previous year’s question papers are available on ICAI’s official page. Solving the papers helps in getting a better score in the exam as it levels ups the preparation. Thus, it is advised to go through MTP’s, RTP’s and other CA intermediate questions for practice.
CA Intermediate Toppers 2021
ICAI releases the list of toppers after the declaration of CA intermediate result May 2021. The top three rank holders for the November 2019 session is shown in the table below:
CA Intermediate Toppers November 2019
CA Intermediate AIR I
CA Intermediate AIR II
CA Intermediate AIR III
CA Intermediate Pass Percentage 2021
ICAI releases a complete result analysis after the declaration of CA intermediate 2021 result. The institute releases the result analysis of the July 2021 session. The CA intermediate pass percentage is released for both the groups as well as individual groups. The pass percentage is given below:
CA Intermediate Pass Percentage July 2021
|Exam||Group I||Group II||Both Groups|
|July 2021 Intermediate||60335||17563||29.11||45423||10082||22.2||20668||2169||10.49|
|July 2021 INT. (IPC)||8873||385||4.34||26413||7957||30.13||3798||25||0.66|
CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Nov 2019
CA Intermediate groups
CA Intermediate Answer Sheet 2021
In case a candidate is not satisfied with their CA intermediate 2021 answer sheet, they can apply for verification of the answer booklets for a particular fee. The verification fee is Rs 100 for each paper applied. Candidates can also apply to receive PDF files of their answer sheets. The application fee to receive is Rs 500 for each paper.
CA Intermediate Jan 2021 answer sheet dates
Beginning of application to obtain and verify certified answer booklets
March 27, 2021
Last date to apply for obtaining certified copies of answer booklets
April 25, 2021
Last date to apply for verification of answer booklets
April 24, 2021
For any exam-related queries, candidates can contact the institute:
The Joint Secretary (Exams)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
New Delhi 110 002
Phone numbers: 0120-3054 851, 3054 852 , 3054 853, 3054 835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753, 4953754. (Available 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CA Intermediate 2021 - Result (July Session Out), Exam Dates (Out), Exam Form, Syllabus, Study Material
Question: Will the CA Inter May 2021 exams be postponed?
ICAI conducted the CA Inter May 2021 exams as per the scheduled dates.
Question: What is the date of registration for CA intermediate course for May 2022 exams?
You need to register in the CA intermediate course by September 1, 2021, to appear in the May 2022 exams.
Question: How many papers are there in CA intermediate 2021?
The CA intermediate 2021 has 8 papers based on the 8 subjects for CA intermediate.
Question: Is there any age limit for clearing the CA intermediate exam?
No, there is no prescribed upper age limit for the CA intermediate course exam.
Question: What is the total number of attempts allowed for CA Intermediate?
There are 8 attempts allowed for CA intermediate exam as the registration remains valid for 4 years.
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Questions related to CA Intermediate Exam
After long period I have been converted under Conversion scheme to intermediate course where in I have passed First group under old scheme. Now I prefer to appear for second group in December 2021. Kindly guide me where to get books and study materials etc
CA intermediate books are very importantly helpful for those who wish to self-study as well as for revision by all. List of some books for Group 2 are given below:
- Tulsian's Accountancy
- Taxmann's Auditing and Assurance
- Dinesh Madan's Information Technology
- Students Guide on Financial Management and Economics For Financeetc.
Refer to the link given below for complete guidance on the books to prepare for Group 2 CA Intermediate: