CA Intermediate May 2018 (IPCC) Exam Time Table Announced By ICAI
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CA Intermediate May 2018 (IPCC) Exam Time Table Announced By ICAI

CA Intermediate (as named as IPCC or Integrated Professional Competence Course in old scheme) is the second level of Chartered Accountancy examinations. A person can take the Intermediate Examination after passing CA Foundation (CPT in old scheme) and nine months of study. The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced the date sheet for CA Intermediate May 2018 (IPCC) exam.

The Exam Schedule for CA Intermediate May 2018 as per new scheme and CA IPCC May 2018 Exams will begin from Thursday, May 03, 2018. This post contains the complete details of CA Intermediate (IPCC)  Time Table, Fees, Exam Date Sheet for Group 1 and Group 2, for May 2018 Exams.


IPCC (as per old scheme) has two groups of seven subjects while CA Intermediate Course (as per New Scheme) has two groups of total eight subjects, 4 subjects in each groupGroup I consists of four subjects and Group II of three subjects in old scheme of CA IPCC while four subjects in the CA Intermediate new scheme.

CA IPCC Time Table for May 2017 exam and CA Inter Exam Schedule for May 2018 will have a gap of one day each between each exam. In CA IPCC November 2017 Timetable there was a two-day gap for Business Law, Ethics and Communication Paper.

Students must note that the timings of the CA Intermediate Course and IPCC May 2018 exams are from 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM, earlier it used to be conducted in afternoon session.

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passing grade in Intermediate (IPCC) is awarded if the candidate obtains 40% marks in each subject and an aggregate of 50% in the aggregate in each group. The benefit of set-off is also available if the candidate appears for both groups together and obtains 50% collectively in both groups, even if he fails to obtain an individual aggregate of 50% in each group independently.

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CA IPCC May 2018 (Old Scheme) Examination Time Table

CA IPCC May 2018 Exam Time Table has been provided below. As already mentioned, the next CA IPCC Exams will be held from 3rd May. The First exam of CA IPCC May 2018 (Old Scheme) is Accounts Paper. The exams will be held in morning Session: 10.30 PM to 01.30 PM (IST).

Subject Exam Date
Accounting ( 1st Group) May 03, 2018
Business Law, Ethics and Communication ( 1st Group) May 05, 2018
Cost Accounting & Financial Management ( 1st Group) May 07, 2018
Taxation ( 1st Group) May 09, 2018
Advanced Accounting ( 2nd Group) May 11, 2018
Auditing and Assurance ( 2nd Group) May 13, 2018
Information Technology & Strategic Management

(ITSM – 2nd Group)

May 15, 2018

CA Intermediate May 2018 Examination (New Scheme) Time Table

CA Intermediate May 2018 Exam Time Table has been provided below. The First exam of CA Intermediate May 2018 (New Scheme) is Accounts Paper. The exams will be held in morning Session: 10.30 PM to 01.30 PM (IST)

Subject Exam Date
Accounting ( 1st Group) May 03, 2018
Business Law, Ethics and Communication ( 1st Group) May 05, 2018
Cost Accounting & Financial Management ( 1st Group) May 07, 2018
Taxation ( 1st Group) May 09, 2018
Advanced Accounting ( 2nd Group) May 11, 2018
Auditing and Assurance ( 2nd Group) May 13, 2018
EIS & SM Exam Date May 15, 2018
FM & EfF Exam Date May 17, 2018

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Examination Centres

Total 192 major cities and places are located as Examination Centres in India, provided that a sufficient number of candidates offer themselves to appear from the centre. There are also international centres for overseas students –

  • ABU DHABI
  • DUBAI
  • KATHMANDU
  • MUSCAT

CA IPCC/ CA Intermediate May 2018 Examination Fee

The examination fees for Intermediate (IPC) & Intermediate Course Examinations {Existing and Revised Scheme} is as follows –

For Single Group For Both Group
For Indian Centre INR 1500/- INR 2700/-
For Overseas Centre(s) i.e. Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Muscat US$ 325 US$ 500
For Kathmandu Centre INR 2200/- INR 3400/-

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IPCC or Intermediate May 2018 Application Window

  • Applications for admission to Intermediate (IPC) examinations are required to apply online at http://icaiexam.icai.orgfrom February 5, 2018, to February 26, 2018, and remit the examination fee online by using VISA or MASTER Credit / Debit Card.
  • Additional INR 600/- (for Domestic & Kathmandu centres) and US$ 10 (for Overseas centres) towards late fee remit in case the application online is made after February 26, 2018, and up to March 05, 2018.

Study Plan for CA Intermediate May 2018 (IPCC) Exam

Students are advised to draw your own CA Intermediate (IPCC) Study Time Table and Schedule for May 2018 exam for both preparation and revision. AfterGraduation recommend

  • Students to spend at least 3 hours a day, for 3 months, for preparing for Group 1.
  • Study Smart and practice most topics in the book.
  • Students to spend at least 2 hours a day, for 2 months, for preparing for Group 2.
  • Allocate sufficient time for Tax and Accounts in your Study Time Table for May 2018 exam, as both are scoring subjects.
  • CA Intermediate (IPCC) May 2018 exam will have a good number of amendments in Tax paper, so keep that in mind.
  • CA Intermediate (IPCC) May 2018 paper is likely going to be lengthy and tricky, so students are advised to practice more and more practical problems, by putting more importance on practice manual into the study timetable.
  • Most students preparing for CA IPCC Group 2 for May 2018 will be undergoing articleship training. So, plan your studies accordingly.

Please Also Note

  • Last date for submission of online without late fee – February 26, 2017
  • Please note that sale & submission of OMR examination application form has been discontinued w.e.f. May 2017 examinations onwards.
  • Candidates of CA Intermediate (IPC Course) Examinations will be allowed to opt for Hindi medium for answering papers. Detailed information will be found printed in the Guidance Notes, available on the ICAI website.

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