CMA 2024: June Admit Card (Out), Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus, December Enrolment

Certified Management Accountant 2024 ( CMA )

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CMA June 2024: The Institute of Cost Accountants (ICMAI) has released the CMA June 2024 admit card for Foundation, Intermediate and Final courses. Candidates who were able to fill the CMA June exam form 2024 before the last date have been issued the CMA June admit card 2024. Candidates who completed the CMA course enrolment before the cutoff date are eligible for CMA June 2024 exam. ICMAI CMA June 2024 exams will be conducted from June 11 to 18, 2024. CMA June 2024 dates for admit card download yet to be notified by ICMAI.

CMA Intermediate exam along with the CMA Final exam will be conducted on all days from June 11 to 18. Whereas the CMA June 2024 Foundation exam will be conducted on June 16, 2024. Scroll down to know all about CMA courses and exams, including the difference between the application and exam forms, eligibility criteria admit card, results, pass percentage, and more.

Latest Updates:

Q:   When will ICMAI release CMA June 2023 results?

A:

CMA June 2023 results for Foundation course was released on August 9. Candidates had been able to check the CMA results for Intermediate and Final course from September 26 as per the notified schedule. Candidates who took the CMA exam from July 15 to 22 will be able to check the results on the official website of ICMAI. CMA result checking process involves candidates to visit the website and enter the enrolment number.

Stay tuned to Shiksha for key developments across CMA dates, including CMA exam form schedule, CMA exam dates, CMA result dates, and more.

 

Q:   What is the deadline for the CMA application form for admission?

A:

ICMAI has defined the deadline to fill the CMA application form for admission. Candidates willing to appear for the CMA June exam term must complete the online registration and enrol to the course by July 31. Candidates aspiring to appear for the CMA exam in December session must be enrolled with ICMAI on or before July 31. ICAMI may or may not extend the deadline further; however, the institute will publish a fresh notification mentioning the extension to fill the admission form.

 

Q:   How many papers are there in CMA exam?

A:

CMA exam has three course levels, namely CMA Foundation, CMA Intermediate and CMA Final. CMA Foundation course has four test papers. Candidates need to appear for all four test papers. The Intermediate course of CMA exam have two groups. Candidates appearing for CMA Intermediate exam will have option to appear for both the groups in one exam session. Candidates planning to attempt both groups of CMA Intermediate course have to appear for eight test papers. Passing test papers in both the groups of Intermediate course is mandatory. Candidates can appear for one group in one session or both the groups in one session.

Identical to CMA Intermediate, CMA Final course also has two groups with four test papers each. Candidates can choose to appear for the test papers under both the course groups in one session. Passing all the test papers will be mandatory to get the CMA destination. 

 

Q:   How many candidates got CMA certification by ICMAI in 2022?

A:

With the release of the CMA results for December 2022 term, as many as 1095 candidates passed the CMA Final course to get the certification. Based on the December 2022 result analysis, out of 8039 candidates who appeared for Group 3 of CMA exam, as many as 708 candidates passed, bringing the pass percentage to 8.81%. On the other hand 5025 candidates took the CMA Final group IV exam in the December 2022 term. Out of all the test takers for Group IV exam, 893 candidates passed with bought the pass percentage to 17.71%.

 

What is the CMA exam?

CMA examinations are conducted by The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI), previously known as The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants (CMA). Institute of Cost Accountants, commonly known as ICMAI, conducts the exams in two sessions in June and December. ICMAI was set up to promote and regulate India's Cost and Management Accountancy profession. It offers courses at different levels as under:

  • CMA Foundation course
  • CMA Intermediate course
  • CMA Final course

CMA 2024 Admission Cutoff Date

Registrations for the ICMAI Foundation, Intermediate and Final courses are open throughout the year. However, candidates must apply before a stipulated deadline to register for a specified session. Students willing to appear for the June 2024 term exam should enrol themselves to the course before the cutoff date, which would typically remain January 31, 2024. To appear for the exam in the December 2024 term, the typical cutoff date or last date to enrol in the course will be July 31, 2024. However, the deadlines can be extended due to unforeseen reasons.

Q:   What is the mode of CMA exam?

A:

CMA exam is conducted at three course levels, namely Foundation, Intermediate and Final. For CMA June 2023 session, exam under all three course levels are to be conducted as an offline centre based exam. In the past sessions, ICMAI, the conducting body of the CMA exam, has conducted the Intermediate and Final course exams as an online centre based exam. While the CMA Foundation was conducted as a remotely proctored exam from home.

ICMAI may change the mode of the CMA exams in the upcoming exam sessions. Stay tuned to shiksha's CMA exam pattern article for key developments in the test structure from time to time (https://www.shiksha.com/accounting-commerce/accounting/cma-exam-pattern)

 

Q:   How many times is CMA exam conducted in one year?

A:

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, also known as ICMAI, conducts the CMA exam twice in one year. The two terms of the CMA exam are conducted in December and June sessions. CMA students need to fill the exam form until a specified date to participate in the examination process under a particular exam session.

Candidates who need a new admission in CMA course must fill the regisatration form to enrol themselves to the course. Candidates must enrol themselves until January 31 to appear for CMA exam in June session. On the contrary, to appear for CMA December term exams, candidates need to complete the admission process until July 31. The registration deadlines for the CMA enrolment may or may not extend in a particular exam session.

 

Q:   What is the difference between ICWA and CMA?

A:

There is no difference between ICWA and CMA. The Institute of Cost and Accounting, commonly known as ICMAI, was earlier known as the Institute of Cost and Work Accountant of India (ICWAI). The institute with the name ICWAI, offered the course terming it as ICWA. With change in the name of the institute to ICMAI, the course name has been changed to CMA. 

Thus, there is no difference between CWA and CMA. Both are the same courses, only the name has been changed in the previous years. Similarly, ICWAI and ICMAI are the same institute with changes in names over the years. Besides the nomenclature, there is no change in the literal meaning.

There are 3 stages in CMA course, including the Foundation, Inter and Final courses. Candidates who wish to become a certified Cost and Management Accountant in India must complete all three levels of the CMA course.

 

CMA 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of CMA 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

11 Jul '24

Release of CMA Foundation June 2024 Results

31 Jul '24

CMA December 2024 Term: Last Date of Enrolment

23 Aug '24

CMA June 2024 Results (Inter & Final)

DatesPast Exam Dates

16 Jun '24

CMA June 2024 Foundation Exam Dates

11 Jun '24 -

18 Jun '24

CMA June 2024 Exam Dates (Inter & Final)

31 May '24 -

11 Jun '24

CMA June 2024 Admit Card (Inter and Final)

CMA Eligibility Criteria 2024

The candidates who want to pursue the courses offered by CMA have to start right after passing Class 12th by taking admission in the Foundation courses. Besides, the eligibility criteria for each course is as under:

CMA courses

Eligibility Criteria

CMA Foundation course

Candidates passing Class 12 or equivalent from a recognized board of education are eligible to take CMA foundation exam. However, with class 10th qualification, candidates can take admission in the course.

CMA Intermediate course

Candidates passing class 12 or equivalent examination and Foundation course of CMA are eligible for CMA Intermediate course.

OR

Candidates who hold a graduation degree in any discipline other than performing arts are eligible for the intermediate course registration.

OR

Candidates who have qualified ICSI Foundation Examination/Inter CA Examination/qualified CAT CMA

CMA Final course

Candidates who have qualified both groups of CMA Intermediate exam are eligible for the enrollment into final course.

CMA June 2024 Examination Process

ICMAI conducts the CMA exams twice every year. There are three CMA course levels, including Foundation, Intermediate, and Final courses. Candidates have to enrol themselves into CMA course to appear for the exam. To appear for the CMA June 2024 exams, candidates have to get admission on or before January 31, 2024. While, the cutoff date for admission to appear for CMA December 2024 exam is set as July 31, 2024. The entire chronology to appear for CMA exams is mentioned below:

  1. Get CMA admissions
  2. Fill CMA exam form
  3. Download CMA admit card
  4. Appear for CMA exam
  5. Check CMA exam results

Along with the exam results, ICMAI also releases CMA pass percentage and CMA rank lists on the official website.

CMA Admission Form 2024

Step 1: Fill in the CMA Application form

Candidates have to fill the application form of CMA before the last date of each term. The candidates should check the eligibility criteria for each course before filling up the CMA 2024 application form. The application form of CMA is available in online mode only. Candidates have to pay the application fee for their course without which no application form is accepted by the institute. The application fee for each course:

Examination Fee
Foundation course  INR 6,000
Intermediate course INR 23,100
Final course INR 25,000

The fee can be paid using Debit/Credit Cards /*Pay fee module of IDBI only*/ Demand Draft. 

Step 2: Fill CMA Exam Form 2024

Every year, with the release of the CMA exam dates, ICMAI starts the CMA exam form submission process. CMA students have to fill the CMA exam form to appear for the exam under the relevant course.  

Step 3: Download CMA Admit Card

Candidates who register and submit the CMA exam form are issued CMA June 2024 admit cards to appear in the examination.

  • The admit card will be available at least a week before the date of the CMA exam.
  • Candidates can get their admit cards in an online mode only at the official website.
  • To download the admit card, candidates need to enter their Registered ID and password for CMA exams.

Step 4: Appear for CMA

Candidates have to appear for the examinations as per the exam schedule for each course. ICMAI prepares the question paper for Foundation, Intermediate, or Final exams based on the CMA June 2024 exam pattern, and CMA exam syllabus.

  • The exam dates and timings for each course are mentioned on the admit card of the candidates as well.
  • The candidates have to appear for the exam in an offline mode from the CMA exam centre. Candidates will find the CMA exam centre in their admit cards.

Step 5: Check CMA Result

The institute will declare the results of CMA courses within 60 days of conducting the examination.

  • The results will be published on the official website of ICMAI only.
  • Candidates can check their CMA results by login using their Roll Number/ Registration Number and Password.
  • Candidates securing minimum qualifying marks for each paper shall be declared pass and eligible for the next course or CMA graduate (after the final course).

Q:   When will ICMAI release CMA results?

A:

Ths institute of Cost Accountants of India, commonly known as ICMAI, releases the CMA results in two to three months of the exam dates for Intermediare and Final courses. CMA Foundation results are released comparatively early. Owing to a MCQ based question pattern in CMA Foundation exam, the results for CMA foundation are typically released within a month of the exam date.

CMA Intermediate results and CMA Final results are released on a  same date. However, the link to check the CMA Intermediate results and CMA Final results are hosted on the separate windows.

 

Q:   Is there a common exam application form for all three course levels of CMA?

A:

No, ICMAI releases the CMA exam form for all three courses via a separate window. Besides a separate login portal, ICMAI sets a separate deadline to fill the CMA Foundation exam form. While the deadline to fill and submit CMA exam form for Intermediate and Final courses has a separate deadline.

CMA Foundation students can fill and submit the exam form to appear for the test subjects under the Foundation course. Similar is the case with CMA Intermediate and Final course.

The CMA exam form releases along with the release of the exam dates. The exam form is to be submitted online, while the CMA admission form can be submitted online as well as offline.

 

Q:   When will ICMAI release CMA admit card?

A:

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, also known as ICMAI, typically releases the CMA admit card a week before the exam date. CMA students appearing for any of the three levels of the CMA course will get the admit cards on the official examination website. Downloading the CMA admit card will require the candidates to provide their registration number as the login credential. CMA admit card for Intermediate and Final course exam releases on the same date. While the CMA Foundation admit card will release on a separate date.

 

CMA 2024 Contact Information

Address: The Institute Of Cost Accountants Of India, 12, Sudder Street ,KolKata - 700016

Phone: +91 33 22521031/1034/1035/1492

            +91 33 22521602/1619/7373/7143/2204

            +91 33 22520141/0191

Fax:   +91 33 22527993 / 91 33 2252 1026

FAQs on CMA Exam 2024

Refer to the section below for some of the frequently asked questions on CMA exam and course:

Q:   Will there be negative marking in CMA exam at any three levels?

A:

No. There is no negative marking in the CMA exam, irrespective of the three course levels. Candidates can answer all questions without worrying about deduction of the marks. All questions in the CMA Foundation exam will fetch two marks each. While the questions in the CMA Intermediate and CMA Final course levels have different marks range. The maximum marks ranges from six marks to 15 marks per question. Candidates will not face any deduction of the marks, if the recorded answer is incorrect or the question is unattempted.

 

Q:   What are the types of questions in the CMA exam?

A:

The type of questions in the CMA exam varies based on the course level. The space below mentions the course-wise type of questions in the CMA exam based on the course levels:

  • CMA Foundation course exams have multiple choice questions. Candidates have to answer as many as 50 MCQs with four answer options. Out of the four options only one is correct.
  • CMA Intermediate course exam has both objective types questions and descriptive type questions.
  • Similar to the Intermediate level exam, questions in CMA Final course exams are both objective and discriptive. 
 

Q:   When will ICMAI conduct CMA Foundation exam under June 2023 term?

A:

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, also known as ICMAI, releases the CMA exam dates for all three levels, including Foundation. CMA exam is conducted across two sessions, namely June and December. ICMAI has released the CMA Foundation exam dates for June 2023 term.

As per the revised schedule, CMA Foundation exam under June 2023 term is to be conducted on July 16. CMA students who filled the exam form on or before May 16 are eligible to appear for the CMA Foundation June 2023 exam. Earlier, the exam was to be conducted on July 2.

 
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