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ACCA Exam details

As the full form of the ACCA stands, Association of Certified Chartered Accountant helps you boost up the qualification which you are currently holding. Following details are what you need to know about ACCA Exam:

  1. ACCA Eligibility
  2. ACCA Exam papers
  3. ACCA Exam fees structure
  4. ACCA Exam Dates
  5. ACCA Exam Pass Percentage
  6. ACCA Exam Exemptions
  7. ACCA Exam Pattern

ACCA Exam Eligibility

For entry to ACCA’s qualification,

  • You should have completed 18 years of age and qualified the 10+2 exams with an aggregate of 65% in Mathematics/Accounts and English and a minimum of 50% in other subjects.
  • Graduate candidates such as B.A, B.Sc along with B.Com or similar qualification

 ACCA Exam Papers

Knowledge Level Skills Level Professional Level
F1 - Accountant in Business (AB) F4 - Corporate and Business Law (LW) SBL - Strategic Business Leader (Compulsory Paper)
F2 - Management Accounting (MA) F5 - Performance Management (PM) SBR - Strategic Business Reporting (Compulsory Paper)
F3 - Financial Accounting (FA) F6 - Taxation (TX) P4 - Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
  F7 - Financial Reporting (FR) P5 - Advanced Performance Management (APM)
  F8 - Audit and Assurance (AA) P6 - Advanced Taxation (ATX)
  F9 - Financial Management (FM P7 - Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)
    Select any 2 from P4 to P7

ACCA Exam Fees Structure

 Particulars Fees in Pound Fees in INR  Fees in USD
 Registration fee  £79  7500  100
 Annual subscription fee  £95  9800  121
Knowledge Level fees  £72  6800  91
 Skills Level fees  £97  9000  123
 Professional Level fees  £121  11500  154

Apart from this fee, every student must pay course fees to the specific institution for attending the classes and for study materials.

ACCA Exam Details

ACCA Exam Dates

Exams happen four times a year.

  • March
  • June
  • September
  • December

And the computer-based exam is held every month of the year.

The minimum duration of this qualification is two years. However, the maximum continuance depends upon the time the student takes to complete the course

ACCA Exam Pass Percentage

The pass percentage is 50%. The exam is of 100 marks and you need to get 50 to pass in each exam.

You need to acquire 50% of all the papers to pass the exam. But if you still feel confused then make sure to study hard and achieve more than 50% in all the papers.

 ACCA Exam Exemptions

Current Qualification No of exam Duration(Years)  Exemption
12th pass 13 None
Commerce Graduate 9 2 to 2.5 F1, F2, F3, F4
IPCC (Both groups) 8 2 F1, F2, F3, F6, F8
Bcom + IPCC 7 1 F1, F2, F3, F4, F6, F8
CA 4 1 F1 to F9

ACCA Exam Pattern

As mentioned earlier, you can simply choose your month from March, June, September and December to apply for the exam. However, you can give the F1 to F4 exam as a computer-based exam. Therefore you can attend the exam in any month suitable for you. After that, the computer exam is an objective format and descriptive format exam. And the time duration of all the paper is 3 hours.

ACCA Exam Flexibility

This qualification comes with the flexibility to enjoy. Candidates control the entire pace of the program. Students get access to choose a maximum of 4 papers in one exam window.
After that, candidates can give the first three papers as a computer-based exam. Well, they can also opt for the first three papers as a paper-based exam. However, the rest of the paper needs to be given in the paper-based exam format.

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