CA Final/ IPCC Exam Form May 2017: Application procedure


For the benefit of the Students, ICAI has now extended the facility of submitting CA Final & IPCC Exam Form Online. Moreover, to facilitate the use of submission of forms online, ICAI has exempted students submitting the form online from paying the cost of the exam form which is Rs. 100.

The facility of physical submission of CA Final & IPCC Exam Form is also available and students desirous of submitting the   IPCC and CA Final Exam form manually can purchase the forms from ICAI on payment of Rs. 100. The Exams for CA Final May 2017 Attempt would be beginning from 2nd May 2017 and CA IPCC Exams would be beginning from 3rd May 2017. Recommended Read: CA Exam Date Sheet May 2017

The Exam Forms for May 2017 Attempt would be available from 6th Feb 2017 and the last date for submitting the exam forms is 27th Feb 2017. Student desirous of submitting the exam form online shall logon to & follow the procedure for submitting CA Examination Forms online is detailed below.

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Procedure for sumitting IPCC/CA Final Exam Form Online


For submitting the CA Final/IPCC Exam Form Online, the 1st step is to register a new account. Creating new account is mandatory for everyone and the users who had created login account for any previous exams also have to create a new account. Your new account will be authenticated with your Student Registration number, your date of birth, your email-id and mobile number.

It is advisable to double check your email-id provided by you in the above step, since the login-id and password created by you for filling up the application form would be sent to this email address and mobile only.

Please Note: In Case your Name is not displayed on entering the registration number and Date of Birth, you can still create the login as a Provisional Registration by providing correct particulars. You must submit the copy of registration letter and other relevant documents with your application form in case your login is created as Provisional Candidate.


After having successfully created your account, login with your username and the password sent to you by email.  Fill up the details in the CA Final/ IPCC Online Exam Form carefully, confirm the particulars displayed in the Confirmation Page and Pay the Fees Online using Master / Visa Credit or Debit card.

The Fee payable is as follows

Examination Group Fees
CA Final Both Groups Rs. 3300
Single Group Rs. 1800
CA IPCC Both Groups Rs. 2700
Single Group Rs. 1500

The Last Date for Submission of CA Final/ IPCC Exam Form Online is 27th Feb 2017. However, in case a candidate is unable to submit the CA Final/IPCC Exam Form Online till 27th Feb 2017, he shall submit the same by 6th Mar with a late payment fee of Rs. 600.

STEP 3: Take the Print Out of the PDF Form

After having paid the CA Final/IPCC Exam Fees, you are requested to take the print out on A4 sheet with Portrait Orientation. You are requested not to print on both sides of the paper.  While taking the print, the applicant shall ensure that the Control Number, Payment Particulars and the Bar Codes are appearing correctly in the PDF before taking the Print Out


The applicant shall affix his recent passport size photograph in the space provided in the Print Out of the online submitted Exam Form. The applicant shall also sign the form using Black Ink Pen and get the form attested by a CA/Parents.


After having affixed your photograph and having signed the Examination Form, Send the printout of the form by SpeedPost/Registered Post without folding and Super scribing the envelope – “Online Exam Form for CA Final/IPCC Nov 2016” (as the case may be).

The CA Final/IPCC Exam Form online submitted shall be sent to Additional Secretary (Exams), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi – 110002.

The Admit Cards for CA IPCC/ CA Final Exams are usually issued by ICAI, 21 days before the start of the Examinations. The Admit Cards are sent to the Address mentioned by the Candidates and can also be downloaded online.

Error in submission of IPCC/ CA Final Exam Form

ICAI has ensured that the whole process for online submission of Exam Form May 2017 is error-free. However, there may still be minute errors because of slow internet connection, or because of the bank through which the payment is being made or constant refreshing by the student or because of any other error.

In case you face any such problem and are unable to pay the fees online or the fees has been paid online and you have not received the PDF or for any other reason, you should pay the fees online again and the PDF would be generated successfully. You are also required to sent an email to ICAI stating that you’ve again paid the exam fees and the exam fees paid earlier would be refunded. The Exam Fees paid in excess would be automatically refunded on completion of the whole process of the online exam form submission.

Before making the payment again, students are requested to check the following:-

  1. Check Payment Status of May 2017 Exam Form
  2. PDF not generated

In case of problem in Registering for CA Final/IPCC Exam Form Online or on Payment, mail your queries [email protected] your Registration Number, course details and nature of the problem or Contact ICAI on 1860 345 0112.

ICAI Correction Window for CA Exam Form

At the time of submission of Exam Form, a student should exercise reasonable care and ensure that all details have been correctly mentioned. However, in case there is any error in furnishing the details and the same is realised by the CA Student after furnishing the Exam Form, this error can be rectified after submission of the Exam Form as well.

From May 15 Exam onwards, ICAI would be opening a Correction Window wherein Students would be able to change the Medium/Group/Centre opted for.

This Window would be available online and all details as mentioned by the candidates would be mentioned online. The student can view all details as submitted by him and also request for change of particulars.

This window would be opened in 2 stages. The 1st window would be opened 1 week after the submission of Exam Form and would be opened for a week. Any changes requested in this period would be done without any charges.

The 2nd window would be opened from 12th April/ 12th Oct onwards for May/Nov Exams. A fee of Rs. 1,000 would be charged for opting for any changes during this period.

Procedure for submitting the CA Exam Form Physically

The option of submitting the Exam Form for May 2017 Attempt is also available. In case the Student opts for Physical submission of Exam Form, he would first be required to purchase the Exam Form on Payment of Rs. 100 from the authorised centres of ICAI. This Cost of Rs 100 for purchasing the Exam Form is not liable to be paid in case the student submits the Form online

Students submitting the Exam Form physically would be required to make the payment by Demand Draft of any Scheduled Bank. the Demand Draft shall be drawn in favor of ” The Secretary, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” payable at New Delhi.

IPCC and CA Final Exam Forms filled physically shall be submitted so as to reach the Additional Secretary (Examinations) New Delhi before the Due Dates. Exam Forms would also be received by hand delivery at the following branches of ICAI – Mumbai, Kolkatta, Chennai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Jaipur and Pune.

CA Final Results for May Attempt are usually announced in the last week of July and IPCC Results are usually announced in the first week of August.

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