CA Final Result Announced, Overall Pass Percentage Sinks

icai logoThe Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has been organizing several examinations since the year 1949 to access the students’ eligibility to become a certified Chartered Accountant. The CA course has been designed in such a manner that students can undergo practical training along with the regular course material. As per the records, it is obvious that the CA course is one of the most toughest course, which is much more clear when it comes down to the pass percentage. On an average, only 3-8% students could manage to qualify the whole examination process. The latest results of CA (Final) exam indicate the same which witnessed a mere 5.75 overall pass percentage. A total of 42,469 students appeared for the CA Final exam (both group I & II) which were conducted in November last year and only 2,440 were announced qualified.

CA Final Exam Result Analysis

Going through the previous year result statistics reveals that the number of students taking up the CA course has significantly increased in last three years and also the success rate. This is the first time in last three exams that the success rate has declined. This year, the pass percentage has been recorded as 5.75 (overall), but the lowest pass percentage was 3.11, in November 2013 exam. For May 2014, it was 7.29, 8.23 in November 2014 and 8.26 in May 2015 exam. However, if we take into account the individual performance of students, the pass percentage is not that bad, 77,442 students appeared for Group I exam and 9,764 students qualified (pass percentage – 12.61), while for Group II exam, 9,084 students passed the exam out of total 75,774 students, thus taking the pass percentage to 11.99.

ca topper james john britto
James John Britto hails from Chennai and has cleared CA exam in his first attempt

James John Britto R, a CA student hailing from Chennai emerged as the top ranker of CA Final Nov 2015 exam with 74.38% marks. He scored 595 out of total 800 marks. It was the first attempt by James John Britto and thus it holds special achievement for him. The second topper is Nagolu Mohan Kumar from Tirupati who score 572 marks with 71.50%, followed by Avinash Sancheti from Kolkata with 566 marks for 70.75%.

Along with the CA Final results, ICAI also announced the test results of Common Proficiency Test (CPT) which were held in December 2015. A total of 99,077 students appeared for the test and 34,129 students qualified. The pass percentage for CPT December exam has been recorded as 34.45.

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