CMA Final 2019
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 - 10:11 a.m. IST by Ridhi.Khurana
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CMA Final 2019- The Institute of Cost Accountants of India has rescheduled the postponed exams of CMA Final in the North East part of India. The authorities released CMA Final admit card for December exams on November 28, 2019. The CMA Final exam form could be filled till October 10 in online mode. One had to pay the examination fee of Rs 1400 for group 1, while the payable amount was Rs 2800 for those appearing in both the groups of CMA Final 2019. The exams for CMA Final December 2019 were being conducted on December 10, 12, 14 and 16 for Group 3 and December 11, 13, 15 and 17 for Group 4 respectively. The CMA Final December 2019 result will be declared on February 21, 2020. Thus, candidates planning to appear in the upcoming sessions of CMA Final should go through all aspects of the course, like exam pattern, syllabus, exam centres, passing criteria, etc as provided in the article below.

Latest: The postponed CMA Final exams are rescheduled for North-East India (Agartala, Guwahati, Shillong and Duliajan). cma-exam-rescheduled_LWDgX31

Note- Paper 14 and 16 of CMA Final December 2019 rescheduled to January 7 in some regions of Jharkhand State.CMA-Exam-Reschedule_1ZPb0EU

CMA Final 2019 At a Glance

Name of the Examination

Cost & Management Accountancy (CMA)- Final Programme

Conducting Body

Institute of Cost Accountants of India; formerly Institute of Cost and Works Accountants (ICWAI)

Level of Exam

National

Mode of Exam

Pen & Paper based

Medium of Exam

English

Number of Papers

Four

Duration of Exam

3 hours for each paper

Type of Questions

Objective and Descriptive

CMA Final December 2019 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Last date to register for CMA Final December 2019

August 9, 2019

Last date to fill CMA Final 2019 Exam Form

October 14, 2019 (Extended)

Availability of Admit Card

To be announced

CMA Final Exams December 2019

December 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17, 2019

Declaration of Result

February 21, 2019

Verification of answer books

To be notified

CMA Final Exam Dates December 2019

CMA Final Subjects 2019

Exam Date

Exam Time

Corporate Laws & Compliance

December 10, 2019

2-5 PM

Corporate Financial Reporting

December 11, 2019

2-5 PM

Strategic Financial Management

December 12, 2019

2-5 PM

Indirect Tax Laws & Practice

December 13, 2019

2-5 PM

Strategic Cost Management – Decision Making

December 14, 2019

2-5 PM

Cost & Management Audit

December 15, 2019

2-5 PM

Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation

December 16, 2019

2-5 PM

Strategic Performance Management and Business Valuation

December 17, 2019

2-5 PM

CMA Final Eligibility Criteria 2019

There is a specific criteria to be followed by candidates in order to be eligible for ICMAI CMA Final 2019. It has two way requisites, one for registration/ enrollment into the course and the other one for appearing in the CMA Final exams. Those candidates who do not comply with the eligibility criteria are not allowed admission into the course. Thus, it is a must to have a look at the CMA Final eligibility criteria as provided in the table below:

CMA Final Eligibility

For CMA Final registration

Passed both groups of CMA Intermediate

For appearing in CMA Final exams

Completed Industry Oriented Training Programme (7 days)

Completed 6 months of practical training
(out of 3 year duration)

CMA Final Registration 2019

Candidates who have passed both the groups of CMA Intermediate are now eligible to register for CMA Final. However, CMA Final registration is open throughout the year, there is a specific cutoff date before each session of exams. July 31 was the last date of registration for December 2019 session and January 31 is that for June session. Candidates have to pay Rs 17,000 as CMA Final registration fee. There are certain set of details to be provided during the registration process.

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Documents required for CMA Final registration are:

  • Passport size photograph (JPG OR JPEG format)

  • Scanned copy of signature (JPG OR JPEG format)

  • Age proof (in PDF format)

  • Class 10 Marksheet

  • Class 10+2 Marksheet

  • CMA Intermediate passing (both Group-I & Group-II) marksheet/ certificate

CMA Final Exam Form 2019

ICMAI has extended the last date of exam form to October 14 for December 2019 session. The exam form was available in online mode at examicmai.org wherein candidates had to select their course and proceed further. They were required to fill in some basic details and opt for the group and exam centre accordingly. The ICWAI exam application last date was October 10 initially. It may be noted that the examination fee payable varies based on the CMA Final group and examination centre chosen by candidate as shown in the table below:

CMA Final Examination Fee

CMA Final Group

Amount

For Indian exam centres



Any one group- Rs 1400

Both groups- Rs 2800

For Overseas exam centre

US$ 100

CMA Final Admit Card 2019

The authorities have released the CMA Final 2019 admit card on ICMAI website on November 28. The CMA Final admit card will be available in online mode only which the candidates have to download and get a printout. This admit card is a must to be carried in the exam hall on each exam day for verification purposes. Entry in the examination hall is restricted for students who do not show their valid admit card.

Steps to download CMA Final Admit Card 2019:

Candidates of CMA Final 2019 need to follow the steps provided below for downloading the CMA Final admit card:

  • Visit the official website of ICMAI at examicmai.org

  • Select ‘Final’ option from the drop-down menu and hit ‘Click Here’.

  • Enter your registration ID and click on ‘Login’.

  • The ICMAI admit card 2019 will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download and print out at least 2-3 copies for future reference.

CMA Final Exam Centres 2019

The exams of CMA Final December 2019 will be conducted at 95 Indian and 3 overseas exam centres. Thus, candidates who are about to fill the CMA Final exam form for the session should have a look at the exam centres and choose wisely. The exam centres are allotted giving regard to the order of priority opted by a candidate. Given below are all three overseas exam centres and some of the major Indian cities where the CMA Final December 2019 exams will be conducted

Overseas Exam Centres

  • Muscat

  • Dubai

  • Bahrain

Indian Exam Centres

Zone

State

Exam City

NORTHERN

DELHI

DELHI

HARYANA

FARIDABAD

JAMMU & KASHMIR

JAMMU

SRINAGAR

PUNJAB

JALANDHAR

LUDHIANA

PATIALA

RAJASTHAN

BEAWAR CITY

BHILWARA

JAIPUR

JODHPUR

KOTA

UDAIPUR

BIKANER

UTTAR PRADESH

ALLAHABAD

AGRA

GHAZIABAD

KANPUR

LUCKNOW

NOIDA

UTTARAKHAND

DEHRADUN

HARIDWAR

WESTERN

CHHATTISGARH

BILASPUR

BHILAI

RAIPUR

GOA

MARGAO- GOA

GUJARAT

ADIPUR-KUTCH

AHMEDABAD

BARODA

VAPI

SURAT

MADHYA PRADESH

BHOPAL

INDORE

JABALPUR

VINDHYANAGAR

MAHARASHTRA

AKURDI (PUNE)

AURANGABAD

KALYAN

KOLHAPUR

MUMBAI

NAGPUR

NASHIK

PUNE

SOLAPUR

VASHI

SOUTHERN

ANDHRA PRADESH

GUNTUR

NELLORE

RAJAHMUNDRY

VIJAYAWADA

VISAKHAPATNAM

KARNATAKA

BANGALORE

MANGALORE

MYSORE

KERALA

CALICUT

ERNAKULAM

KANNUR

KOTTAYAM

KOTTAKKAL (MALLAPURAM)

PALAKKAD

THRISSUR

TRIVANDRUM

PUDUCHERY

PUDUCHERY

TAMIL NADU

CHENNAI

COIMBATORE

ERODE

MADURAI

NEYVELI

SALEM

TIRUCHIRAPALLI

TIRUNELVELI

VELLORE

TELANGANA

HYDERABAD

EASTERN

ANDAMAN

PORT BLAIR

ASSAM

DULIAJAN

GUWAHATI

BIHAR

PATNA

JHARKHAND

BOKARO

DHANBAD

HAZARIBAG

JAMSHEDPUR

RANCHI

MEGHALAYA

SHILLONG

ODISHA

BERHAMPUR

BHUBANESWAR

CUTTACK

ROURKELA

SAMBALPUR

TRIPURA

AGARTALA

WEST BENGAL

ASANSOL

DURGAPUR

HOWRAH

KOLKATA

NAIHATI

SILIGURI

CMA Final Exam Pattern 2019

ICMAI has released the CMA Final 2019 exam pattern which reflects the basics one has to remember about the exam. One should always be aware of the pattern that is followed in any examination so that the preparation goes hand in hand with it. The ICMAI CMA Final exam is conducted for a duration of 3 hours in offline mode. There are a total of 8 questions of subjective as well as objective type analysing the knowledge and understanding of a candidate. Thus, clarity in concepts is a must for the aspirants of CMA Final December 2019.

CMA Final Syllabus 2019

The authorities have provided for CMA Final syllabus in a very detailed manner. It reflects the subject-wise topics distributed and the weightage of marks for each of these sub-topics. The content covered under each of the sub- topics is also provided so that there is no point of confusion left out for aspirants preparing for CMA Final December 2019. The table below shows major topics for all eight of CMA Final subjects:

CMA Final Syllabus

CMA Final Subjects

CMA Syllabus Topics

Group III

Paper 13- Corporate Laws & Compliance

Section A: Companies Act

Section B: Other Corporate Laws

Section C: Corporate Governance

Paper 14- Strategic Financial Management

Section A: Investment Decisions

Section B: Financial Markets and Institutions

Section C: Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Section D: Financial Risk Management

Paper 15- Strategic Cost Management – Decision Making

Section A: Cost Management

Section B: Strategic Cost Management Tools and Techniques

Section C: Strategic Cost Management- Application of Statistical Techniques in Business Decisions

Paper 16- Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation

Section A: Advanced Direct Tax Laws

Section B: International Taxation

Section C: Tax Practice and Procedures

Group IV

Paper 17- Corporate Financial Reporting

Section A: GAAP and Accounting Standards

Section B: Accounting of Business Combinations & Restructuring

Section C: Consolidated Financial Statements

Section D: Developments in Financial Reporting

Section E: Government Accounting in India

Paper 18- Indirect Tax Laws & Practice

Section A: Advanced Indirect Tax - Laws & Practice

Section B: Tax Practice and Procedures

Paper 19- Cost & Management Audit

Section A: Cost Audit

Section B: Management Audit

Section C: Internal Audit, Operational Audit and other related issues

Section D: Case Study on Performance Analysis

Paper 20- Strategic Performance Management and Business Valuation

Section A: Strategic Performance Management

Section B: Business Valuation

CMA Final Study Material 2019

The concerned authorities have provided the ICMAI CMA Final study material covering complete syllabus of all eight subjects. The soft copy of study material is available on CMA website in downloadable form. It may be noted that referring to the official study material is the best way to ensure better scores in the exams. It gives a kind of boundary to questions asked in the ICMAI CMA Final exams. As the material is published officially for the students, the examiners focus more upon it while framing the CMA Final question papers. Hence, it is advisable to first exhaust the study material and then opt for other books or notes.

CMA Final Mock Tests 2019

The official CMA website provides for practice material under the ‘knowledge resources’ link. There are two sets of CMA Final mock test papers available therein. Each set has a question paper and the corresponding solution for all eight CMA Final subjects. Thus, CMA Final aspirants are advised to practice as many questions as possible to assure that they know it all for December 2019 session. The table below provides for ICMAI CMA Final Mock test papers Set 1.

CMA Final Mock Tests

CMA Final Subjects

Mock Test Papers

Solution

Paper 13- Corporate Laws & Compliance

Paper 13

Solution

Paper 14- Strategic Financial Management

Paper 14

Solution

Paper 15- Strategic Cost Management – Decision Making

Paper 15

Solution

Paper 16- Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation

Paper 16

Solution

Paper 17- Corporate Financial Reporting

Paper 17

Solution

Paper 18- Indirect Tax Laws & Practice

Paper 18

Solution

Paper 19- Cost & Management Audit

Paper 19

Solution

Paper 20- Strategic Performance Management and Business Valuation

Paper 20

Solution

CMA Final Passing Criteria 2019

ICMAI has set specific passing criteria for candidates appearing in CMA Final 2019 exams. The passing criteria reflects the requisite score that one has to score in order to pass the individual exam as well as the overall course of ICMAI CMA Final. The minimum score in each subject has to be at least 40 marks which is 40% of the total of 100 marks paper. The overall requisite is 50% which can be understood as a score of at least 400 marks respectively. The table below shows passing cutoff for better understanding of aspirants.

CMA Final Passing Criteria

CMA Final Subjects

Sectional Cutoff

Overall Cutoff

Paper 13- Corporate Laws & Compliance

40%

50%

Paper 14- Strategic Financial Management

40%

Paper 15- Strategic Cost Management – Decision Making

40%

Paper 16- Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation

40%

Paper 17- Corporate Financial Reporting

40%

Paper 18- Indirect Tax Laws & Practice

40%

Paper 19- Cost & Management Audit

40%

Paper 20- Strategic Performance Management and Business Valuation

40%

CMA Final Result 2019

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India is expected to declare the CMA Final December 2019 result on February 21, 2020. The result will be declared in online mode only. Candidates will be able to access their individual on the official website.

How to check CMA Final Result 2019?

  • Visit the result page of CMA website at examicmai.in.

  • Enter the identification/ registration number.

  • Click on the option of ‘View Result’.

  • Download your CMA 2019 result.

  • Take at least 2-3 prints for future reference.

A common list of group-wise results shall also be shared on the CMA Final result day containing the names of all the students and their passing status respectively. This will be followed by release of ICMAI CMA Final rank list containing top 50 rank holders.

Click here to check the CMA Final rank list for June 2019.

What After CMA Final 2019?

After passing the CMA Final December 2019 exams, there are a few more tasks to be accomplished by the students. They have to complete a 15 day Modular Training as well as the remaining period of Practical training to complete the 3 year span. After being done with all of it, a student can apply for the membership of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CMA Final 2019

Question: How many subjects are there as per the CMA syllabus for Final programme?

Answer:

There are 8 subjects for CMA Final 2019. These 8 subjects are distributed into 2 modules.

Question: What is the full form of ICMAI?

Answer:

ICMAI stands for the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. It was formerly called as The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI). 

Question: When will the ICWAI admit card be released for CMA Final December 2019?

Answer:

The admit card for CMA Final December session is expected to be out by the first week of September tentatively. The same will be available in online mode on the official website of ICMAI.

Question: What are the CMA exam dates for Final course?

Answer:

The CMA Final exam dates reflect for Group 3 to be conducted on December 10, 12, 14 and 16. The Group 4 of CMA Final will be conducted on December 11, 13, 15 and 17, 2019.

Question: What was the pass percentage for CMA Final June 2019?

Answer:

The CMA Final pass percentage for June 2019 session was as follows:

Group 3- 13.88%

Group 4- 27.27%

Any one of the groups- 14.48%

Both groups- 15.91%

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