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Institute of Cost Accountants of India CMA Final Exam

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ICMAI CMA FINAL Basic Information

  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI)

ICMAI CMA Final 2023: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Result, Counselling

Updated On - July 05 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Registration started . The exam will be conducted in December 2023 by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) via Online mode. The candidates need to clear three stages of the final exam ie. Foundation, Intermediate and the Final Course. Besides this, the candidate will be eligible for the Membership of ICMAI after they clear the CMA Final exam. Furthermore, the ICMAI CMA Final 2023 exam consists of Group – III and Group – IV papers. 

CMA admit card 2023 Update

  • The Institute of Cost Management Accountants of India (ICMAI) will release the CMA admit card for the Final and Intermediate exams 2023 by July 7 evening.
  • The ICMAI CMA June exam 2023 will be conducted in offline mode from July 15 to 22.
  • Exams under the syllabus 2016 will continue until December 2023, while examinations under the syllabus 2022 will commence from the June 2023 term.
  • Students registered under both syllabus 2022 and 2016 will be appearing on the same exam dates.
  • The institute has exempted students pursuing the CMA course from appearing in business laws and ethics papers.
  • The CMA final and inter results for 2023 are expected to be published on September 26, 2023, according to the earlier schedule.
  • Additionally, ICMAI will be conducting a mock test for the CAT course part-1 from July 4, starting at 10 AM and concluding on July 5.

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can take a look at all the important dates for ICMAI CMA 2023 Final dates below.
CMA registration 2023Status
Exam StatusNotified
Exam DateJuly 1 and will end on July 8, 2023

CMA Final exam 2023 time table

Candidates can check the important dates of ICMAU CMA Final 2023 mentioned below:

CMA Final Exam Schedule 

Subject (Syllabus 2016)

Subject (Syllabus 2022)


Corporate Laws & Compliance (P-13)

Corporate and Economic Laws (P-13)

July 15

Corporate Financial Reporting (P-17)

Cost and Management Audit (P-17)

July 16

Strategic Financial Management (P-14)

Strategic Financial Management (P-14)

July 17

Indirect Tax Laws & Practice (P-18)

Corporate Financial Reporting (P-18)

July 18

Strategic Cost Management – Decision Making (P-15)

Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation (P-15)

July 19

Cost & Management Audit (P-19)

Indirect Tax Laws and Practice (P-19)

July 20

Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation (P-16)

Strategic Cost Management (P-16)

July 21

Strategic Performance Management and Business Valuation (P-20)

Electives (Any one of three Papers)

(i) Strategic Performance Management and Business Valuation (P-20A)

(ii) Risk Management in Banking and Insurance (P-20B)

(iii) Entrepreneurship and Start-up (P-20C)

July 22

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Admit Card

  • ICMAI CMA Final Admit Card will be released on the official website in Online mode only.
  • Candidates can download their Admit Card for the examination by providing their Registration number.
  • The admit card of the ICMAI CMA Final Exam is an essential document mentioning personal details, Exam details, allotted test centres and other details.
  • Candidates needed to download their admit card for the ICMAI exam and carry to the exam centre along with one ID-Proof validated by Government Authorities, Otherwise, the candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
  • In case any of the details are incorrect or missing in the Admit card or the Candidate is not able to access it, the Candidate should immediately contact the conducting authority related to the issue. 

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates are required to check the Exam Pattern before going for the exam as it allows them to plan or create the strategy to score a good score in the final exam. All the details regarding the exam pattern of the CMA Final 2023 Exam are mentioned below.

  • Each paper carries 100 marks.
  • Each paper is of three hours duration.
  • The medium of paper - English
Mode of Examination - To safeguard the interest of all the stakeholders and in particular the aspirants/ candidates due to Covid-19, the institute will hold the examination in the following options-
  • Centre-based Online mode
  • Home-based online mode
  • Opt-out from the examination

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Syllabus

Candidates Can check the syllabus of ICMAI CMA Final in the below-mentioned details. The course consists of two groups (group 3 and group 4) having four papers each.

Corporate Laws & Compliance
Strategic Financial Management
Strategic Cost Management - Decision Making
Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation
Corporate Financial Reporting 
Indirect Tax Laws & Practice
Cost & Management Audit
Strategic Performance Management & Business Evaluation 

The above-mentioned syllabus details are as per the guidelines mentioned by the authority.

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Results

Candidates can follow the below-given instructions to check and download the result of CMA Final 2023 Exam.

  • The results for the ICMAI CMA Final Exam will be released in the last week of August tentatively.
  • The results of the exam will be displayed on the official website (http://icmai.in/studentswebsite/index.php).
  • Candidates can check their results by providing their Registration Id for their course.

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Application Form

ICMAI CMA Final Application form will be released by the conducting authorities. Application forms will be available through online mode only. The Examination date for the CMA Final Examination will be notified soon. Before applying for the ICMAI CMA Final Application Form, the Candidate must go through the given details/Instructions for avoiding mistakes.
  • Candidates must ensure that they have cleared the CMA Intermediate course eligible for the examination.
  • No application would be entertained in offline mode.
  • Candidates must pay the Application fees after filling the application form for the completion of the application process.
  • Study Material will only be dispatched after the Identification/ Registration Number will be generated.
  • Candidates need to complete the application form within 30 days from the date of the original application.
  • The life of an incomplete application would be a maximum of 30 days and after 30 days, the application will be deleted from the database.
  • Candidates opting for overseas centres have to apply offline and send Demand Draft (DD) along with the Application form.

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Fee

The ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Course has two groups( group III and group IV ). Candidates can apply for either one group or both of them by paying the application fee mentioned below.

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Examination Fee
Final Course Examination Fee For One group(group III or group)Rs.1400/-
For both groups(group III and group IV)Rs. 2800/-

How to Apply for ICMAI CMA Application Form?

Candidates can take help from the below-mentioned points or visit our 'Application Form' Page to know detailed Instructions.


  • For the registration of the CMA Final examination, candidates need to visit the official site https://icmai.in.
  • After selecting the 'Final' option, the candidate needs to select the coaching type - Oral or Postal.

Filling the Form

  • In the next screen, the applicant needs to fill in and complete the following sections of the online application form:
    1. Personal Details
    2. Address Details
    3. Qualification details
    4. Fee Payment 
    5. Uploading Documents 

Uploading the Documents

  • Once the candidate has successfully uploaded all the documents & paid the Application fee online, he/she will receive a welcome message.
  • Registration Numbers will be generated after the completion of the document verification and authentication from the Directorate of studies.

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who want to take admission in ICMAI CMA Final Exam must be eligible for the CMA Final Course. The details regarding the Eligibility criteria For CMA Final 2023 is mentioned below.

  • The Candidate should have passed the Senior Secondary Examination.
  • The candidate should be Graduated from any discipline except Fine Arts or Equivalent.
  • The candidate should have cleared all eight papers of the ICMAI CMA intermediate course before applying for the CMA final course.

ICMAI CMA 2023 Exam Test Centres

ICMAI CMA 2023 Exam is conducted by the ICAI in various test centres across the country. Candidates who wish to check the list of centres for the exam may click the link given below. Click here for the List of ICMAI CMA 2023 Exam Centres.

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ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Highlights

the candidates can check the summary of the details of ICMAI CMA Final 2023 in the below-mentioned table.

Exam Name

Institute of Cost Accountants of India CMA Final Exam 2023

AcronymICMAI CMA Final
Conducting BodyInstitute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI)
Level of ExamNational Level Exam
ICMAI CMA Final 2023 official Websitehttps://icmai.in
Registration LinkApply Here
Exam purposeThe CMA Final 2023 exam will get admission in CMA Final 2023 Course to become a member of ICAI. 

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI), which was also known as The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI), is a prestigious professional accountancy body of India focusing on promoting, regulating and developing the profession of Cost & Management Accountancy. It is a licensing cum regulating body of the Cost & Management Accountancy profession in India. It checks the Cost Accounting Standards to be followed by companies in India to which statutory maintenance of cost records is applicable. Only ICMAI is responsible for auditing and assuring standards for statutory Cost Audit to be followed in the Audit of Cost statements in India. It also focuses on other technical guidelines on several aspects like Internal Audit, Management Accounting etc. It works with the industries, various departments of the Government of India, State governments and other Regulating Authorities of India e.g. Reserve Bank of India, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, Securities and Exchange Board of India etc. on aspects of performance, cost optimisation and reporting.

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ICMAI CMA FINAL Important Dates

ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Form Date20 Dec - 31 May 2023
ICMAI CMA Final 2023 Exam Date04 Jun 2023 (Tentative)

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Hi I am going to aprear 3rd time for CMA Foundation exam just need to know do I need to take admission again or just have need to pay examination fee Please reply

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