CA Final Registration 2024: Form, Fees, Last Date and Validity

Procedure to submit online application form for CA Final Registration. Last date, renewal fee, registration validity and eligibility to appear in ICAI 2024 exam.

CA Final Registration May 2024-25: CA Final Course is the last level of the Chartered Accountancy (CA) Course for becoming a Chartered Accountant. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India keeps the CA Final course registration open throughout the year.

Recently, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced the result of CA Intermediate Nov 2023. After passing CA Intermediate Examination, a student should register for CA Final Course with the Board of Studies in the prescribed form.

Candidates can apply for the CA final registration online with the Board of studies (BOS) through the official website eservices.icai.org. Registration for CA final 2024 should be done well in time considering the amount of preparation required for the exam.

If you have passed both groups of CA Intermediate Examination then you may register for CA Final Course and collect study material to prepare for the CA Final examination.

The CA final exam is conducted twice in a year (May and November). You may appear in Final examination while serving last 6 months of practical training or on completion of practical training.

CA Final Registration 2024

The New Scheme of Education and Training has been notified in the Gazette of India on 22nd June, 2023 and will come into effect from 1st July, 2023.

If you have qualified both Groups of CA Intermediate Nov 2023, then you may register in CA Final Course on or before 1st May 2024 to be eligible to appear in CA Final Nov 2026 examination.

If you pass both groups of CA Intermediate Examination in November, 2023 examination, then you commence your Practical Training of two years, say in March/April, 2024, after undergoing ICITSS.

Thereafter, you may register for Final Course and simultaneously continue your Practical Training.

Your first eligible attempt for CA Final Examination would be November, 2026 after fulfilling the below criteria:

  • Successfully completed Advanced ICITSS.
  • Complete 6 months from completion of Practical Training; and
  • Qualified all the 4 Self-paced Online Modules.

Important Dates

Following are the cut-off dates for CA Final registration:

Last Date to register in CA FinalAppear in CA Final
1st May 2024Nov 2026 Exams
1st Nov 2024May 2027 Exams
1st May 2025Nov 2027 Exams
1st Nov 2025May 2028 Exams
1st May 2026Nov 2028 Exams

Thus, if you want to appear in CA Final Nov 2026 exams then you should have to be registered before 1st May 2024 with the Board of studies of the concerned Regional office of the CA Institute.

CA Final Registration Form Last date

There is no last date prescribed by ICAI for final course registration. If you have passed both groups of CA Intermediate, you can enroll yourself as a student of CA Final Course. Generally, students register for CA Final course at the time of joining Articleship/ Audit Training.

However, you will be eligible for appearing in CA Final examination, if you have fulfilled the below eligibility criteria:

• Registered for the Final Course,
• Have completed Practical Training six months before the first day of the month in which the
examination is to be held,
• Successfully completed Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft
Skills (Advanced ICITSS), and
• Qualified all the 4 Self-paced Online Modules.

In other words, you have to complete 2 years of articleship training before applying for the CA final examination.

CA Final Registration to Appear in Nov 2026 Exam

Candidate Qualified CA Intermediate in Nov 2023: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) allowed the CA Final 2024 registration in online mode till May 1, 2024 for appearing in CA Final Nov 2026 examinations.

CA Final Registration to Appear in May 2027 Exam

CA Intermediate Qualified in May 2024: The last date for CA Final registration is 1st day of November 2024 to be eligible to appear in CA Final May 2027 examination.

Final Course Registration Fee

CA final registration fee is Rs. 22,000 ($1,000) . All payment for CA final course will be done through an online mode.

Documents Required

Before the CA final registration, candidates should keep a few documents ready. The documents should be submitted within 7 days of the CA final registration online. Candidates also need to submit a printout of their online registration form after signing it.

  • Attested proof of nationality if the student is a foreigner
  • Attested copy of special category certificate if the student is SC/ST, OBC or differently-abled.
  • Recent passport-sized and colored photograph.
  • CA Intermediate/ IPCC mark sheet duly attested by a Chartered Accountant
  • CA Foundation/ CPT mark sheet if the candidate is not applying through the direct route.

Online Registration Procedure

Registration for CA final 2024: If the candidate is an existing member but does not have the login details, they can use this option to register with the BOS for CA Final.

Step 1- Click on Don’t Have a Login to SSP Yet? (Existing Student/Members).

Step 2- Choose your current role as a ‘student’.

Step 3- Enter your registration number and DOB and click on the Submit button.

Step 4- A page will open up where the students will be required to fill a form with their correct details.

Step 5- The students will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number and email id.

Step 6- Submit the OTP and login with your registered email id and password.

Step 7- Candidates will have a new form available wherein they need to enter necessary details and upload a few documents.

Step 8- Click on save and Apply in the final row in the next window.

How to register for CA finals through SSP portal?

New candidates need to register through the Student Service Portal (SSP) portal. Candidates need to follow the following steps for registering:

  1. Visit the “ Self Service Portal” on the official website at icai.org
  2. Log in using your User ID and password.
  3. Select the “ Click here to access SSP portal” tab and proceed to the next window.
  4. There will be options – Student cycle and Article Cycle. Click on the “Final” TAB which will lead to the CA final registration form.
  5. The main details will be auto-filled and can be corrected as per requirement.
  6. Students need to fill in general details like name, address, marital status, etc. and medium of study for their CA final. The CA Foundation/ CPT details will be visible in the “Course Details” but the candidates will have to enter details of CA Intermediate/ IPC.
  7. Students will be given an option to select their subject of the elective paper. Candidates can upload a scanned copy of some important documents.
  8. Click on ‘Generate OTP’ and an OTP number will be sent to the candidate’s registered mobile number. The candidate can keep on checking their CA Final registration 2024 status by logging in again.
  9. Click here to register through the SSP portal for CA Final 2024 Registration.

For any log-in related problem, the candidate can email their details including SRN/MRN, DOB, email address and phone number to ssp.helpdesk@icai.in

The candidate who already has a login can also raise an online ticket through the “ Helpdesk” option.

Validity of CA Final Course Registration

Registration for Final Course shall be valid for only 10 years from the day of initial registration. Thereafter revalidation shall be made for every 10 years with a renewal fee of ₹500/- or as decided by the Council of ICAI from time to time.

In other words, the validity period of registration in the Final Course is for 10 years from the date of
registration in the Final Course which can be revalidated every 10 years with revalidation
fee of Rs.500/-.

Hence, you have to check your CA Final registration validity before applying for the relevant examination. Re-registration application can be downloaded from ICAI official website.

Other Course Simultaneously with CA Final Course

ICAI students can pursue Graduate and Post Graduate courses as well as MBA through distance learning programme from the Universities with whom the CA Institute has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs).

Accordingly, you may complete your graduation or post-graduation degree with the Universities recognised by ICAI viz. IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University), Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), University of Madras and Bharatiar University.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for CA Final Course

When can I register for the Final Course?

Answer: Student can register for the Final Course any time after passing both the groups of Intermediate Examination. At the time of registration for Final Course, students would also be registering for Self-Paced Online Modules.

What is the fee for Final Course?

Answer: Fee for registration in both the groups of Final Course is Rs.22,000/-

Which papers are in CA final?

Answer: Following Papers are in CA Final:-

GROUP I

Paper-1: Financial Reporting

Paper-2: Advanced Financial Management

Paper-3: Advanced Auditing, Assurance and Professional Ethics

GROUP II

Paper-4: Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation

Paper-5: Indirect Tax Laws

Paper-6: Integrated Business Solutions (Multidisciplinary Case Study with Strategic Management)

How many papers are there in CA final?

Answer: There are 6 papers in CA Final. All papers are Grouped into two Groups consisting 3 papers in each Group.

How many subjects are there in CA final exam?

Answer: There are total 6 subjects in CA Final exam.

How to get the Study Material of Final Course?

Answer: After successful registration in the Final Course, the student will receive an e-mail bearing
the login credentials for ordering the Study Material through CDS Portal. The student may
order the Study Material of Final Course as well as that of Self-Paced Online Modules SET A
and SET B through CDS Portal.

Since July 1, 2023, the ICAI has implemented a new scheme for CA education. Please check the ICAI website for details and how it might affect your registration.


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