CA Final Exam Form

CA Final Exam Form

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With the last round of CA Final examinations of the year ongoing, the time is almost here for all of you aiming for the May cycle of testing to gear up because soon it will be time to fill your CA Final Exam Form. Before you can put all the hard work and intense training to the test in the upcoming CA Final exam, read on for every important detail regarding the correct and on-time CA Final exam registration process.

ICAI conducts its examinations in 400+ Indian cities and eight international locations, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Muscat, etc. You will have to specify your choice of exam center in the CA final exam form

ICAI also allows you to opt for either English or Hindi as the language to write your exam in, you can make your choice during the application process. 

Whether you plan to take both the groups at one go or attempt them one by one, you will have to fill the CA Final exam form online within the due dates, as stipulated by ICAI. In case you miss the deadline, you will be allowed a grace period of a few days, within which you can submit your application with a specific late fee. 

While you must take meticulous care while applying, however, in case of a mistake in the CA final exam registration form, ICAI allows a short form correction window within which you can make the required edits through your student dashboard.

How to Get Your CA Final Exam Form?

You can access the CA final exam form online through the centralized self-service student portal of ICAI. But, before you proceed to complete the CA Final exam registration, let us first find out the criteria you need to fulfill to be eligible to appear for the CA final exams. 

  • Completed both groups of CA Intermediate successfully with a minimum of 40% in each subject and 50% aggregate in either group or both.
  • Completed the mandatory Articleship or Practical Training of a minimum of 2.5 years under a practicing Chartered Accountant.
  • Completed the Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) conducted by ICAI. 

How to Fill the CA Final Exam Form?

The entire exam application process for CA Finals is done online by logging in at with the unique credentials of the student. Let us find out here how to apply for the CA final exam online.

Step 1: Log in with the student ID and password generated during CA Final registration to access your student dashboard.

Step 2: Start your application by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Step 3: Fill up the form with accurate details of your eligibility, and save it for a preview.

Step 4: A declaration screen pops up. Please read the conditions carefully before ticking the checkbox and proceeding towards the final submission of the form.

Step 5: Your payment screen appears. Type in the accurate captcha to proceed towards the payment screen.

Step 6: Pay the CA Final exam fee online using either credit/debit cards or net banking services.

Step 7: Upon successful payment, a confirmation screen appears with your transaction details. Review and proceed towards downloading the PDF file of your application. 

Please note that unless the PDF of your application is generated, your CA Final exam registration process is not complete.

Step 8: The final step in the CA Final exam registration process involves taking a printout of the auto-generated application PDF and sending it to ICAI. However, please note that only those applicants whose photograph/ signature does not appear on the PDF need to send a hard copy of the document to the ICAI Exam Office within a specific date. 

You will have to affix a photograph at the specified slot on the document, sign it, and get it attested by the Principal of your institute before finally dispatching it to The Additional Secretary (Exams), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi 110 002.

Please note that oversight in sending the PDF hardcopy to ICAI within the deadline can create problems in the generation of your admit card and result. 

For any assistance regarding the CA final exam form, you can contact the ICAI Helpline Numbers at (0120) 3054 851, 3054 852, 3054 853, 3054 835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753, 4953754, or email at


Documents Required For CA Final Exam Form Filling

While filling the CA final exam form, you need to keep the following documents handy:

  1. Copy of CA final registration letter
  2. Scanned copy of Certificate of Service duly signed by the Principal as applicable (this is mandatory)

To download the format of Certificate of Service, you need to follow these steps: 

CA Final Exam Form 2022 Correction Window

ICAI allows you to correct mistakes, if any, or incorporate any changes in your CA Final exam registration form. 

If, after submitting the CA Final exam form, you realize that your choice of exam center,  medium of writing the exam, the group you wish to attempt, or the syllabus (new or old) is entered incorrectly, then you can avail of this correction opportunity after the application deadline with the late fee is over. 

Look out for the short correction window, usually of a week’s duration at the max, to open and get the corrections done through your dashboard on the ICAI self-service student portal. 

You will need to log in to your student dashboard and select the ‘Start Corrections’ tab to get on with the editing process. 

CA Final Exam Fee

The CA Final exam fee is payable online only. You can use either a Debit/ Credit Card (VISA, MASTER, or RUPAY), net banking, or BHIM UPI to make payment. Please note that applicable bank charges will have to be borne by the applicant. 

ICAI has stipulated a separate fee schedule for candidates taking the test at Indian and overseas centres. You can also choose to attempt either of the groups or both simultaneously. The complete CA Final exam fee structure is presented below:


Single Group

Both Groups

Indian Cities

INR 1800

INR 3300


INR 2200

INR 4000

Other Overseas Centres



In case you miss the last date for application, you can still apply within an extended deadline by paying an additional late fee of INR 600 for Indian centers and Kathmandu and $10 for all other overseas centers.

CA Final Exam 2022: Important Dates

The dates for CA Final exam to be held in the May 2022 cycle have not been announced by ICAI yet. However, we have charted a tentative date schedule based on the timelines of previous testing cycles for your understanding. But, it is always advisable to keep a lookout for exam-related announcements on the ICAI official website.

CA Final exam registration events

December 2021 Dates

May 2022 Dates (Tentative)

Availability of online application


February 15 - March 1, 2022

Extended application deadline with late fee


March 1st Week, 2022

Form correction window


March 1st Week, 2022

Application hardcopy receipt deadline


March 1st Week, 2022

Reopening of the application window (with late fee)


March 2nd week, 2022


Do I need to send the CA final exam form to ICAI?

The student portal of ICAI generates a PDF of your application after you complete the payment process. You will have to send a printout of this PDF file to the Exam section of ICAI in case your photograph and signature do not appear in this file. However, if your photograph and signature appear the way they should in the application PDF, you do not need to send a hard copy of the form.

Where do I submit the ICAI CA final exam form?

The ICAI CA final exam form is accessed from, filled up, and submitted online through the institution’s student portal If the auto-generated PDF file of the submitted application does not carry your photograph and signature, then you need to submit a hard copy of the document to: 

The Additional Secretary (Exams), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi 110 002.

How many times can a student attempt the CA Final Exams?

ICAI does not limit the number of attempts you can make to clear the CA Final exams. During the registration validity period of 5 years, you can attempt the exam ten times, given that the tests are conducted twice a year. You can revalidate your registration every five years by paying a nominal fee to ICAI.