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Pass rates

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting and CIMA Professional Qualification Objective Test and Case Study exam pass rates.

CIMA exam pass rates

Case study exams

Exam pass rate: total exams passed / total exams taken.

Case study exam pass rates will be made available following the release of strategic case study exam results in each window. 

  May 2020 August 2020

November 2020

February 2021
Operational 57% 47% 53% 60%
Management 67% 59% 74% 71%
CIMA gateway 27% 24% 41% 40%
Strategic 69% 56% 69% 67%

Objective tests

The pass rates cover the 2019 Professional Qualification objective test sittings between 01 May 2020 and 30 April 2021. They will be updated on a quarterly basis.



E1 

E2 

E3 

F1 

F2 

F3 

P1 

P2 

P3 

Exam pass rate: Total exams passed / total exams taken.  

79%

90%

74%

79%

60%

57%

54%

52%

53%

 

Certificate level exams (Cert BA 2017 syllabus)

The pass rates cover the objective test sittings between 01 May 2020 and 30 April 2021.

  BA1 BA2 BA3 BA4
Exam pass rate: Total exams passed / total exams taken.   70% 63% 73% 60%