ICAI CA Final Exam Pattern 2020

Institute of Chartered Accountant is the recognized governing body that regulates CA courses in India. Every year ICAI releases syllabus with updated exam patterns for CA Final exams. VSI is the best institute for Chartered accountant courses that timely point out all the necessary amendments in the syllabus, study material, and exam pattern. The year 2020  has been an unfortunate year in mankind’s history. Because of Covid-19 the pandemic disease, the Ca final exams which were supposed to be held on 11th may are now postponed to Nov 2020. 

Earlier ICAI had announced ICAI CA final paper 6A-6Fas an open book elective paper. the exam pattern for these papers was based on solving case studies and evaluation was done on the basis of various analytical skills. VSI was first to talk about new exam pattern and helped the students to achieve good marks in exams. 

VSI provides the update and smart compilers of the study material to clear exams with flying colors. The smart compilers include Ca final study material, Ca final syllabus, Ca final question papers, mock test papers, suggested answers, trick and tips of all the subjects of the CA final new course.

To know the exam pattern of CA final 2020 in detail you can scroll below:-

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CA Final Exam Pattern 2020 – Time Table

According to the new scheme, only the registered candidates of the CA final program should prepare themselves. The CA final 2020 exam’s time table is given below:-

May 2020 Exam Scheme 

Groups as per the syllabusExam Dates
CA Final Group 1 (old syllabus)Nov 2020
CA Final Group 2 (old Syllabus)Nov 2020
CA Final Group 1 (New syllabus)Nov 2020
CA Final Group 2 (New Syllabus)Nov 2020

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CA Final Exam Pattern 2020: Subject wise marks distribution as per syllabus

According to the new exam pattern, the distribution of CA Intermediate old and new syllabus 2020 subject wise marks distribution is as follows:-

List of subjects and marks (Both Old and New syllabus)

We are again giving the most updated 2020-2021 exam pattern for CA final exams, through which the students will be able to know

Exam HighlightsDetails
Mode of examPen paper-based exam
Medium of examEnglish, and Hindi
Duration of examThree hours (180 minutes) each paper
Total number of groupsTotal of two groups
Types of questionsBoth objective and subjective
Exam conducting bodyInstitute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Total number of papersTotal of eight papers as per both old and new syllabus
FrequencyTwice in a year (May and November)
Marking scheme100 marks each paper
Negative markingNo negative marking for wrong answers

CA Final is the final stage of the CA course in India. After completing their 2.5 years of articleship in CA Final Level, candidates then become eligible to appear for CA final exams. Exams are held two times in a year – in the month of May and November. Students can appear for final exams of CA after completing their 2.5 years articleship in the final level of CA. In the months of May and November, twice the exams are conducted. In two groups the CA final level is divided, and it comprises eight papers. 

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ICAI CA Final Nov 2020 Exam Papers (New Course) and exam patterns 

Institute of Chartered Accountants follow a distinct exam pattern for the different subject of Ca final level. Paper 3,4,7, and 8 follows the 30:70 assessment pattern while Paper 6 is open book exams. The rest of the paper has a regular exam pattern.

Subject Of CA Final 2020 New course

Group 1

CA Final Paper 1: Financial Reporting Exam pattern(Old/New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100
  2. Exam duration: 3 hours
  3. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  4. Number of Questions asked: 5 need to be answered from six-question asked
  5. 30:70 assessment pattern: NA
  6. MCQ question paper pattern: NA
  7. Tips: working notes need to be part of the answers
CA Final Paper 2: Strategic Financial Management Exam pattern(Old/New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100
  2. Exam duration: 3 hours
  3. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  4. Number of Questions asked: 5 need to be answered from six-question asked
  5. 30:70 assessment pattern: NA
  6. MCQ question paper pattern: NA
CA Final Paper 3: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics Exam pattern(old/New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. The question paper is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  30 marks and the 2nd part is for descriptive answers
  3. Exam duration: 3 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2, 5 need to be answered from six-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers
CA Final Paper 4: Corporate and Allied Laws Exam pattern(Old/New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. The question paper is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  30 marks and the 2nd part is for descriptive answers
  3. Exam duration: 3 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2,  5 need to be answered from six-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: Questions will be only according to  2020-2021 assessment year

Group 2

CA Final Paper 5: Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation Exam pattern(Old/New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100
  2. Exam duration: 3 hours
  3. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  4. Number of Questions asked: 5 need to be answered from six-question asked
  5. 30:70 assessment pattern: NA
  6. MCQ question paper pattern: NA
CA Final Paper 6A: Risk Management Exam pattern(New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. Every question is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  10 marks along with the descriptive answer for case studies.
  3. Exam duration: 4 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2,  4 need to be answered from five-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: candidate can use calculators
CA Final Paper 6B: Financial Services and Capital Markets Exam pattern(New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. Every question is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  10 marks along with the descriptive answer for case studies.
  3. Exam duration: 4 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2,  4 need to be answered from five-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: candidate can use calculators

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CA Final Paper 6C: International Taxation Exam pattern(New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. Every question is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  10 marks along with the descriptive answer for case studies.
  3. Exam duration: 4 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2,  4 need to be answered from five-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: candidate can use calculators
  9. Tips: Questions will be only according to  2020-2021 assessment year
CA Final Paper 6D: Economic Laws Exam pattern(New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. Every question is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  10 marks along with the descriptive answer for case studies.
  3. Exam duration: 4 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2,  4 need to be answered from five-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: Questions will be only according to  2020-2021 assessment year
CA Final Paper 6E: Global Financial Reporting Standards Exam pattern(New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. Every question is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  10 marks along with the descriptive answer for case studies.
  3. Exam duration: 4 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2,  4 need to be answered from five-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: Questions will be only according to  2020-2021 assessment year
CA Final Paper 6F: Multidisciplinary Case Study Exam pattern(New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. Every question is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  10 marks along with the descriptive answer for case studies.
  3. Exam duration: 4 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2,  4 need to be answered from five-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: candidate can use calculators
CA Final Paper 7: Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation Exam pattern(Old/New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. The question paper is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  30 marks and the 2nd part is for descriptive answers
  3. Exam duration: 3 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2, 5 need to be answered from six-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: Questions will be only according to  2020-2021 assessment year
CA Final Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws Exam pattern(Old/New)
  1. Maximum marks of the paper:100 
  2. The question paper is in 2 parts: 1 part is MCQ for  30 marks and the 2nd part is for descriptive answers
  3. Exam duration: 3 hours
  4. Exam mode: English/Hindi
  5. Number of Questions asked: IN MCQ pattern 30 question asked and in part 2, 5 need to be answered from six-question asked
  6. 30:70 assessment pattern: Applicable
  7. MCQ question paper pattern: 1)OMR sheets need to be filled and submitted to the invigilator.2) We should give MCQ answers only by filling the OMR sheet.3)Negative marking applies to MCQ answers,
  8. Tips: Questions will be only according to  2020-2021 assessment year

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Skillswise Distribution in CA Final Papers

PaperLevel I

Comprehension and Knowledge

Level II

Application

Level III

Evaluation and Synthesis

Paper 1 Financial Reporting 5%-15% 60%-85%10%-25%
Paper 2 Strategic Financial Management10%-20%20%-40%50%-60%
Paper 3 Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics20%-35%45%-70%10%-20%
Paper 4 Part I: Corporate Laws10%-20%60%-70%15%-25%
Paper 4 Part II: Economic Laws40%-60%40%-60%
Paper 5: Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation10%-15%45%-55%35%-40%
Paper 7 Part I: Direct Tax Laws  5%-10%60%-80%15%-30%
Paper 7: Part II: International Taxation15%-25%75%-85%
Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws
Part I: Goods and Service Tax10%-30%40%-70%20%-30%
Part II: Customs & FTP20%-40%40%-70%10%-20%

Check Detailed Marks Distribution for all CA Final Papers (under new scheme)

What are the marking Scheme as per ICAI and passing criteria as per the CA Final Exam Pattern 2020?

According to the new ICAI exam pattern, the passing criteria and marking scheme are as follows:-

  1. Each paper in the exam will be of a maximum of 100 marks according to the new pattern of  CA final 2020.
  2. For clearing the group it is mandatory for the applicants to score at least forty percent marks in every subject.
  3. According to the CA final exam 2020, no negative marking will be there.
  4. The new pattern of CA final exam states that at least fifty percent of marks in aggregate are required.
  5. Applicants who score more than sixty percent marks in any of the papers can claim the exemption in the final exam of CA.

CA Final Exam Pattern 2020: Medium and mode of Examination

According to the new pattern for the CA final exam 2020 in all the centers, the exam will get conducted in pen-paper(offline) mode. In both English and Hindi languages, the applicants can give their exams.

Final Exam Pattern of CA 2020: Articleship 

For appearing in the CA final 2020 exam it is essential to first complete your articleship. It is a three-year duration for the CA final 2020 articleship. But the registered applicants who have completed a 2.5 yrs duration are also allowed to appear by the institute.

The Final Exam Pattern  of CA 2020: Duration of the exam

Applicants will be provided 3 hrs duration for every paper in CA final 2020 according to the new exam pattern. In addition to these 15 minutes, extra are also provided to applicants for reading the paper.

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 CA Final Exam Pattern & Syllabus/CA Final Paper Pattern 2020

All the subjects are included in CA final 2020 syllabus. Applicants can prepare for CA final 2020 after referring to the syllabus which is there on its official website. According to the old and new syllabus for the Final CA exam 2020, the May 2020 applicants can appear.

CA Final 2020 Preparation Tips

All applicants must follow the essential tips when they prepare for CA Final Exam 2020. Some Preparation tips suggested by experts are listed below:-

  1. After you register for the CA final 2020 you must then refer to the institute’s study material.
  2. From the CA final exam scanners, you can solve various questions.
  3. For understanding the new pattern for CA final 2020 exam we advise applicants to visit the official ICAI website and solve the important model test papers.
  4. Much importance to the CA final 2020’s practical part must be given by the applicants.

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You must read the following article if you are aspiring for the CA Final Law Paper 2020. This article mainly includes updated Mock Test series, Completely updated Syllabus, Revision Test Papers, and   ICAI Study Material. Complete lectures for making your  CA Final preparation better are provided by the Jaipur’s VSI Institute. It is the best place that one can ask for in Jaipur which provides pen drive classes too. The VSI team wishes good wishes to all the CA Final aspirants. The institute suggests that one should study hard being at home safely.

FAQ’s

  • The CA Final 2020 exam can commence from which date?

Ans. The following dates denote the newly updated time for commencement of CA Final Exam 2020:-

For the First Group: Nov 2020

For the Second Group: Nov 2020

  • Is there a delay in the CA Final Exams 2020?

Ans. Yes, ICAI has postponed the 2020 final exams of CA.

  • What are the correct main dates of the CA Final Exam 2020?

Ans. The actual dates for the CA Final Exam 2020 are as follows:-

For the Ist Group: Nov 2020 

For the IInd Group: Nov 2020

  • Is only study material enough in CA Final Preparation? 

Ans. For cracking tough CA Final exam the study material provided by ICAI is ample and sufficient. To score high in main exams one must go through this material completely. One can succeed in such exams only through hard work and by practicing all the mock tests.