CMA June 2023: Exam Dates Out, Application Form, Centres & Pattern

Certified Management Accountant 2023 ( CMA )


Registration: 11 Feb '23 - 31 Jul '23

Abhishek Dhawan

Abhishek DhawanSenior Executive – Content

Updated on May 31, 2023 13:08 IST

CMA 2023: The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) has rescheduled the CMA June 2023 exam. Along with the postponement of the CMA exam, ICAI has also revised the last date for exam form submission. Candidates aspiring to appear for June 2023 Foundation exam must submit the form on or before May 16. While the candidates aspiring to appear for Intermediate or Final course exams under June 2023 session must submit the form by May 15. CMA June 2023 exams are now scheduled to be conducted from July 15 to 22 for Intermediate and Final courses. Whereas, CMA Foundation exam under June 2023 term will be conducted on July 16 as an offline centre-based test.

For admission to CMA December 2023 term, ICAI will close admission portal on July 31. Additionally, ICAI has informed that candidates have two more sessions to appear for exams as per the old syllabus, CMA 2016 syllabus. The new syllabus, i.e. CMA 2022 syllabus will be mandatorily followed from June 2024 exam session. Candidates have to pay INR 6,000, INR 23,100, and INR 25,000 as Foundation, Intermediate and Final admission fees, respectively. Candidates applying for admission after the deadline will be marked ineligible for the June 2023 term exams and will be considered for the subsequent exam term. The exam dates for CMA June 2023 exam are yet to be released.

What is the CMA exam?

CMA examinations are conducted by The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI), 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. ICAI 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

Latest Update:

April 3: ICMAI CMA June 2023 Exam Dates Out; Exam Mode Changed

March 21: ICMAI CMA Intermediate 2023: Get June 2023 Exam Form, Exam Dates

February 16: CMA December 2023 Admission Forms Available at; Apply Now

CMA June 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Registrations for the ICAI 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 term exam should apply before January 31 of that year and for the December term exam should apply before July 31 of that year. However, the deadlines had been extended this year. The schedule for CMA exams have been tabulated below:

CMA 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of CMA 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

11 Feb '23 -

31 Jul '23

CMA December 2023 Term: Last Date of Enrolment


Jul '23

Issuance of CMA Foundation June 2023 Admit Card


15 Jul '23 -

22 Jul '23

CMA June 2023 Final Exam Dates

15 Jul '23 -

22 Jul '23

CMA June 2023 Intermediate Exam Dates

16 Jul '23

CMA June 2023 Foundation Exam Dates

Jul '23

Release of CMA Foundation June 2023 Results


Jul '23

Issuance of CMA Final June 2023 Admit Card

DatesPast Exam Dates

16 May '23 -

21 May '23

CMA June 2023 Correction Window (for Inter & Final)

24 Mar '23 -

15 May '23

CMA Exam Registration for June 2023 Session (Final)

24 Mar '23 -

15 May '23

CMA Exam Registration for June 2023 Session (Intermediate)

CMA Eligibility Criteria

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.


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


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 Admission Process 2023

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 2023 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: Download CMA Admit Card

Candidates registering and submitting the application form for CMA courses will be issued admit cards for appearing 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.

Also Read: CMA Exam Admit Card

Step 3: Appear for CMA

Candidates have to appear for the examinations as per the exam schedule for each course (mentioned above).

  • The exam dates and timings for each course will be mentioned on the admit card of the candidates as well.
  • The candidates have to appear for CMA examinations at their homes in a remote proctored manner.

Also Read: CMA Exam Pattern

Step 4: 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).

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FAQs on CMA Exam 2023

Q: Who conducts CMA exams?

A: CMA course or CMA exams are conducted by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) formerly known as ICWAI.

Q: What is CMA full form?

A: CMA full form is Cost Management Accountant. CMA course or CMA exam is also known as ICAI-CMA which is typically abbreviated as ICMAI.

Q: What is the frequency of the ICMAI CMA exam?

A: The Institute of Cost Accountants of India conducts the CMA exam twice a year. Two examination sessions for the CMA course are in June and December.

Q: What are the stages to be pursued to become a Cost and Management Accountant?

A: Candidates need to qualify for CMA exams for three stages including CMA Foundation, CMA Intermediate and CMA Final. Post qualifying the final exam, candidates can proceed to avail the membership from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

Q: What is the eligibility to enrol for a CMA Foundation course?

A: Candidates qualifying Class 10 can enrol into a CMA Foundation course. While candidates who have qualified class 12th can directly appear for the CMA Foundation exam.

Q: Is CA tougher than CMA?

A: Considering the syllabus, CA is tougher than CMA. However, the number of CA passouts are always higher than CMA passouts. ICAI-CA has a wider syllabus, whereas, CMA syllabus typically covers topics related to cost and accountancy.

Q: What is the difference between the ICWA course and CMA?

A: Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) was formerly known as the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI). Therefore, people sometimes regarded CMA courses by ICAI with ICWA courses. All CMA courses, ICMAI courses or ICWAI courses are the same.

Q: What is the CMA course fee?

A: Institute of Cost Accountants of India has revised the CMA course fee for enrolment from February 11. CMA course fee for all three stages is as follows
  1. CMA Foundation Course Fee: INR 6,000
  2. CMA Intermediate Course Fee: INR 23,100
  3. CMA Final Course Fee: INR 25,000

Q: Is there any age limit to appear for the CMA exam?

A: No. Institute of Cost Accountants of India has not specified any age limit for any of the CMA exams.

Q: What is the total duration of CMA courses?

A: Candidates can complete the CMA courses in 3-4 years. CMA Foundation course requires a minimum of eight months to complete, the CMA Intermediate course requires a minimum of 10 months and the CMA Final course could be completed in a minimum of 18 months period.

Q: What is the last date to fill out the CMA application form?

A: CMA exam application form can be filled out before January 31 for the June session and before July 31 for the December session.

CMA 2023 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

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