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CA CPT Dec 2017 and CA Final Nov 2017 Results on 17 Jan, Register Now for CA Results

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced that the CA results of the Chartered Accountants (CA) Final Examination held in November 2017 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in December 2017 are likely to be declared on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, around 8:00 pm (earlier it was scheduled for 2:00 pm). AfterGraduation shares the ways to access the CA results and the previous pass percentage of CA CPT and CA Final previous attempts exams.

The result of the Information Systems Audit [ISA] Assessment Test held on December 23, 2017, is also likely to be declared on January 17, 2018, around 2.00 PM at the Institute’s office at New Delhi. The result of the Assessment Test will be available on the Institute’s website

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ICAI will also disclose the merit list (candidates securing a minimum of 55% and above marks and up to the maximum of 50th Rank in the case of Final Examination in accordance with the decision of the Examination Committee) on all India basis. The CA Final November 2017 and CPT December 2017 Results can be obtained through direct login on the official websiteEmail and SMS options, as provided by ICAI.

  1. Through Portal

The result of both the exams will be announced on ICAI Exam official websites –

To check the result, the candidates will have to enter the Roll Number and PIN Number or Registration Number. Hence, to check the result Roll Number is mandatory but candidates may choose between Registration number or Pin Number.

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  1. Through E-mail

The exam conducting body has also invited registration from those candidates of Final Examination and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) who wish to get their result in their mailbox on their e-mail. The registration for this will begin from January 12, 2018, and can be done from the official website icaiexam.icai.org  only. The registered candidates will receive their result through email at their e-mail addresses registered on the official website immediately after the declaration of the result.  You can also submit your email and phone to receive notification regarding the result.

Details Required for Registration of CA Results



Mobile Number

Your Course – CA CPT or  CA Final

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  1. Through SMS

Apart from this, students of Final Examination and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in November/December 2017 can also access their result with marks through SMS. This service is available through India Times. Candidates want to check through SMS medium need to register in advance by sending SMS at 58888. The complete procedure to check the result as mentioned below. 

CA CPT Dec 2017 and CA Final Nov 2017 Results on 17 Jan, Register Now for CA Results


The result card of CA Final and CPT will contain subject wise marks and Pass/Fail Status. It is important to note that the candidates who qualified will be able to download Rank Card within two weeks after the announcement of the result.

The qualifiers of CA Final examination will be certified as proper Chartered Accountant (CA). Whereas, the qualifiers of CPT examination will move forward for their CA dream by applying for the further level of training and Intermediate course (IPCC). 

Previous CA Results of CPT

For the CPT results declared for June 2017 attempt, the Pass Percentage was 40.52%. Pass Rate of Male students was 39.96% and Female students were 41.23%. A total of 88,916studentss have appeared for the exam, out of which 36,028 have cleared the exam.

Trends of CA CPT June 2017 Result

Gender Appeared candidates in CPT June 2017 Passed Candidates  Pass Percentage 
Male 49,950 19,961 39.96%
Female 38,996 16,067 41.23%
Total 88,916 36,028 40.52%

Trends of CA CPT December 2016 Result

Gender Appeared candidates in CPT December 2016 Passed Candidates Pass Percentage
Male 41,877 19,185 45.81%
Female 28,444 13,473 47.37%
Total 70,321 32,658 46.44%

Trends of CA CPT June 2016 Result

Gender Appeared candidates in CPT June 2016 Passed Candidates Pass Percentage (%)
Male 61,574 23,648 38.41%
Female 45,484 18,079 39.75%
Total 1,07,058 41,727 38.98%

 Trends of CA CPT December 2015 Result


Appeared candidates in CPT December 2015

Passed Candidates Pass Percentage (%)
Male 60,271 20,679 34.31%
Female 38,806 13,450 34.66%
Total 99,077 34,129 34.45%

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CA CPT Dec 2017 Cut off

Candidates who will appear for CA CPT in December 2017 will need to obtain minimum qualifying marks in order to qualify the entry-level examination of Chartered Accountancy. The CA CPT Exam Result Dec 2017 cut off marks is applicable both section-wise and overall cutoff marks. In order to qualify the CA CPT exam, candidates will need to secure both sectional and overall CA CPT 2017 Cutoff requirement. Cutoff marks are provided in the table below –

Section Sectional cutoff for CPT  Overall cutoff for CPT 
Sec A – Fundamentals of Accounting minimum 18 marks out of 60 marks (30%)

100 out of the maximum marks 200 (50%)

Sec B – Mercantile Laws minimum 12 out of 40 marks (30%)
Sec C – General Economies minimum 15 out of 50 marks (30%)
Sec D – Quantitative Aptitude minimum 15 out of 50 marks (30%)

What After CPT December 2017 Result

  • As per the rules of Chartered Accountants Regulation, 1988, candidates who will qualify Common Proficiency Test will be eligible to be registered for Intermediate (IPC) Course as next level of CA course. 
  • There are two groups in IPC course. Candidates will need to appear and pass in both Group I and II of IPC course after completion of 9 month study period OR after undergoing 35 hours orientation programme and 100 hours ITT before appearing for the first time in IPCC. 
  • They will need to join 3 years practical training after passing Group I of IPCE.
  • After that comes CA Final Course stage OR candidates will have to appear and qualify Group II of IPCE if not qualified earlier.
  • After that, appear and qualify CA Final examination while serving last 6 months of Training under an authorized CA.
  • Then undergo 15 days course on General Management and Communication Skills or advanced ICITSS.
  • Finally, acquire membership of ICAI.

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CA Final Previous Attempt Results

Pass Percentage for CA Final May 2017 Exam

CA Group Total number of candidates Total number of pass candidates Pass Percentages
Both Group 34,503 7,928 22.98%
Group-I  41,373  5717   13.82%
Group-II  38,478  6,234  16.20%

Pass Percentage for CA Final November 2016 Exam

CA Group Total number of candidates Total number of pass candidates % of pass
Both Group 36,768 4,254 11.57
Group-I 37,200 2,656 7.14
Group-II 36,896 4,545 12.32

Analysis of Pass Percentage from CA Final Previous Results

Attempt Group 1 Group 2
May 2016 18.21% 18.78%
Nov 2015 12.61% 11.99%
May 2015 16.54% 11.41%
Nov 2014 23.41% 10.26%
May 2014 7.29% 13.50%
Nov 2013 5.67% 7.35%
May 2013 13.79% 18.65%
Nov 2012 12.97% 27.30%
May 2012 25.32% 29.62%
Nov 2011 25.54% 27.81%
May 2011 36.34% 26.67%
Nov 2010 29.64% 19.31%
May 2010 14.45% 9.62%
Nov 2009 19.87% 10.11%
June 2009 32.32% 15.03%
Nov 2008 27.82% 24.15%
May 2008 36.71% 28.31%

AfterGraduation Wishes all d best to both the CPT and CA Final examinations aspirants. If you have any question or query about CA Results then either leave the comment in below comment box or post on AfterGraduation Forum. Connect with us on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter for more updates on ICAI CA Exams, CA Results, Other professional courses, Post qualification courses among others or you can write to us at my.counselor@aftergraduation.co.in

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