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ICAI Declared CA Foundation & Inter Exam Dates for Sept 2024

ICAI Declares CA Examinations Course dates & places

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has announced the Chartered Accountants CA Intermediate Course and CA Foundation Course Examinations for September 2024. You can check the following information online: opening and closing dates for submitting exam application forms, correction window for applications, and exam dates and locations.


[As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 25 F of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.]

13th, 15th, 18th & 20th September 2024


[As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 28 F of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.]

Group -I 12th, 14th & 17th September 2024
Group -II19th, 21st & 23rd September 2024

On 16th September 2024 (Monday) no examination is scheduled on account of Milad – un – Nabi, being a compulsory (gazetted) Central Government holiday as per F. No. 12/2/2023-JCA on 3.7.2023 issued by Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, Government of India.

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The same might be underscored that no change shall be there in the examination schedule in the event of any day of the examination schedule being declared a Public Holiday by the Central Government or any State Government / Local Bodies.

Paper(s) 3 & 4 of the Foundation Examination consists of 2 hours duration. However, all other examinations are of 3 hours duration, and the examination-wise timing(s) are cited below:

ExaminationPaper(s)Exam. Timings (IST)Duration
Paper 1 & 22 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
FoundationPaper 3 & 4*2 PM to 4 PM2 Hours
IntermediateAll Papers2 PM to 5 PM3 Hours

There will not be any advance reading time in Papers 3 and 4 of the Foundation Examination, whereas, in all other papers/exams cited above, an advance reading time of 15 minutes will be provided from 1.45 PM (IST) to 2 PM (IST).

In the case of composite papers having both MCQs-based & Descriptive Question Papers, the seal of MCQs-based Question Papers shall be opened at 2 PM (IST), in other terms, no advance reading time for MCQs Question Papers will be provided.



The September 2024 Examinations will be held at 8 (Eight) overseas examination centres, namely: 

Overseas – Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Thimpu (Bhutan), Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu (Nepal), Kuwait and Muscat

The beginning timing of the examination at Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat Centres will be 12.30 PM i.e., Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat local time corresponding/equivalent to 2 PM. (IST). The beginning timing of the examination at Bahrain, Doha, and Kuwait Centre will be 11.30 AM i.e., Bahrain / Doha / Kuwait local time corresponding/equivalent to 2 PM (IST). The beginning of the Examination Timing at the Kathmandu (Nepal) Centre will be 2.15 PM Nepal local time corresponding/equivalent to 2 PM (IST). The Examination commencement timing at the Thimpu (Bhutan) Centre will be 2.30 PM Bhutan local time corresponding/equivalent to 2 PM (IST).

The right to withdraw any city/centre at any phase without furnishing any reason has been reserved by the council.

Online filling up of examination forms: 

ICAI as a part of automation and platform consolidation, is pleased to announce that all candidates for Foundation and Intermediate Examinations will be directed to apply online at (Self Service Portal – SSP) for the September 2024 Exam and also file the examination fee online. Such forms are based on your eligibility for your course based on announcements and statutes. On SSP these forms will be available, and you are asked to log in with your credentials (Username <> and password). These Exam forms shall be available in SSP effective set dates as publicized on

Kindly Note: If you have never registered as a user in SSP, open the URL:

In case you have forgotten or lost your password use the option of forgot password. Students are asked to Create a Username, Register a Course, Convert a Course, Revalidate, and Update the Photo, Signature, and Address on SSP only.

Through the use of a VISA or MASTER or MAESTRO Credit / Debit Card / Rupay Card / Net Banking / Bhim UPI, examination fees can be remitted online.

Opening & Closing Dates for Online Exam Application & Correction Window

Below are the proposed dates for consideration: 

CA Examination Fee

For different courses, the examination fees are as under-

For late fee submission of the examination application form after the scheduled last date would be Rs 600 (for Indian / Bhutan / Kathmandu Centres) and US $ 10 (for Abroad Centres) as decided by the Council.


Candidates of Foundation and Intermediate Examinations shall be permitted to choose for English / Hindi medium for answering papers. Information shall be revealed in guidance notes hosted at

The candidates should learn those mentioned above and stay in touch with the Institute website

More Additional information

If you need more information about examination centres, overseas examination centers, online exam forms, submission deadlines, exam fees, and answering options, visit:

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