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Exam timetable

View key 2022 dates to help you plan your studies

Plan your CIMA exams. On demand tests are are available all year. There are four windows a year when you can sit the case study exams (February; May; August; and November). Within each window exams will be available for three days from Wednesday to Friday.

CIMA exams

We are continuing to offer online CIMA exams and in many countries you can now schedule at test centres. You now have more choice than ever.

Student FAQs

Certificate in Business Accounting exams

On-demand, computer based assessments available all year. Your Cert BA certificate is dispatched 6 weeks after you pass your final exam. Find more information here 

BA1 BA2 BA3 BA4

Professional Qualification exams

Objective Tests

On-demand, computer based assessments available all year.

Operational level E1 P1 F1
Management level E2 P2 F2
Strategic level E3 P3 F3


Case Study exams 2019 syllabus

There are four windows a year when you can sit the case study exams (February; May; August; and November). Within each window exams will be available for three days from Wednesday to Friday.

Preseen material for the Case Studies can be found on the Study Planner.

The 2023 timetable can be found here.

2022 Exam timetable

 August 2022
  Operational Management/Gateway
Strategic/CGMA
Exam entry opening 26 January 2022
Add to Calendar 26/01/2022 09:00 AM 26/01/2022 05:00 PM Operational exam entry closing date CIMA DD/MM/YYYY

02 February 2022
Add to Calendar 02/02/2022 09:00 AM 02/02/2022 05:00 PM Management exam entry closing date CIMA DD/MM/YYYY

09 February 2022
Add to Calendar 09/02/2022 09:00 AM 09/02/2022 05:00 PM Management exam entry closing date CIMA DD/MM/YYYY

Exam entry closing 26 July 2022
Add to Calendar 26/07/2022 09:00 AM 26/07/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Results released CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

02 August 2022
Add to Calendar 02/08/2022 09:00 AM 02/08/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

09 August 2022
Add to Calendar 09/08/2022 09:00 AM 09/08/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

Pre seen material to students 25 March 2022
Add to Calendar 25/03/2022 09:00 AM 24/09/2021 05:00 PM Europe/London Pre-seen material available CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY
01 April 2022
Add to Calendar 01/04/2022 09:00 AM 01/04/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Pre-seen material available CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY
08 April 2022
Add to Calendar 08/04/2022 09:00 AM 08/04/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Operational Exam CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

Exam dates 10-12 August 2022
Add to Calendar 10/08/2022 09:00 AM 12/08/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

17-19 August 2022
Add to Calendar 17/08/2022 09:00 AM 19/08/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

24-26 August 2022
Add to Calendar 24/08/2022 09:00 AM 26/08/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

Publish results window 29 September 2022
Add to Calendar 29/09/2022 09:00 AM 29/09/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Results released CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY
06 October 2022
Add to Calendar 06/10/2022 09:00 AM 06/10/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Operational Exam CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

13 October 2022
Add to Calendar 13/10/2022 09:00 AM 13/10/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Operational Exam CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY


Certificates

(more info here)


CERT Dip MA available from 22 December  CERT Adv Dip MA available from 5 January 2023 ACMA / CGMA designation - more info here
 November 2022
  Operational Management/Gateway
Strategic/CGMA
Exam entry opening 27 April 2022
Add to Calendar 27/04/2022 09:00 AM 27/4/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Pre-seen material available CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

05 May 2022
Add to Calendar 05/05/2022 09:00 AM 05/05/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Exam dates CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY


11 May 2022
Add to Calendar 11/05/2022 09:00 AM 11/05/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Exam dates CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY


Exam entry closing 25 October 2022
Add to Calendar 25/10/2022 09:00 AM 25/10/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Operational Exam CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY


01 November 2022
Add to Calendar 01/11/2022 09:00 AM 01/11/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

08 November 2022
Add to Calendar 08/11/2022 09:00 AM 08/11/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

Pre seen material to students 23 September 2022
Add to Calendar 23/09/2022 09:00 AM 23/09/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Results released CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

30 September 2022
Add to Calendar 30/09/2022 09:00 AM 30/09/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Results released CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

07 October 2022
Add to Calendar 07/10/2022 09:00 AM 07/10/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Operational Exam CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

Exam dates 09-11 November 2022
Add to Calendar 09/11/2022 09:00 AM 11/11/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

16-18 November 2022
Add to Calendar 16/11/2022 09:00 AM 18/11/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

23-25 November 2022
Add to Calendar 23/11/2022 09:00 AM 25/11/2022 05:00 PM Europe/London Management exam entry opening date CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

Publish results window 05 January 2023
Add to Calendar 05/01/2023 09:00 AM 05/01/2023 05:00 PM Europe/London Results released CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

12 January 2023
Add to Calendar 12/01/2023 09:00 AM 12/01/2023 05:00 PM Europe/London Results released CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY


12 January 2023
Add to Calendar 12/01/2023 09:00 AM 12/01/2023 05:00 PM Europe/London Results released CIMA true DD/MM/YYYY

Certificates

(more info here)

CERT Dip MA available from 30 March 2023  CERT Adv Dip MA available from 6 April 2023 ACMA / CGMA designation - more info here

Previous case study windows

May 2022

May 2022
  Operational Management/Gateway
Strategic/CGMA
Exam entry opening

27 October 2021

03 November 2021
10 November 2021
Exam entry closing

26 April 2022

04 May 2022

10 May 2022

Pre seen material to students

25 March 2022

01 April 2022

08 April 2022

Exam dates

11-13 May 2022

18-20 May 2022

25-27 May 2022

Publish results

30 June 2022

07 July 2022

14 July 2022


February 2022

February 2021
  Operational Management/Gateway Strategic/CGMA
Exam entry opening  28 July 2021 04 August 2021 11 August 2021
Exam entry closing 25 January 2022 01 February 2022 08 February 2022
Pre seen material to students 24 September 2021 01 October 2021 08 October 2021
Exam dates 09-11 February 2022 16-18 February 2022

23-25 February 2022

Publish results 31 March 2022 07 April 2022
14 April 2022

November 2021

November 2021
  Operational Management/Gateway
Strategic/CGMA
Exam entry opening 28 Apil 2021 06 May 2021 12 May 2021
Exam entry closing 26 October 2021 02 November 2021 09 November 2021
Pre seen material to students 24 September 2021 01 October 2021 08 October 2021
Exam dates 10-12 November 2021 17-19 November 2021 24-26 November 2021
Publish results 06 January 2022 13 January 2022 13 January 2022

August 2021

August 2021
  Operational Management/Gateway
Strategic/CGMA
Exam entry opening

27 January 2021

03 February 2021
10 February 2021
Exam entry closing

27 July 2021

05 August 2021

10 August 2021

Pre seen material to students

26 March 2021

01 April 2021

09 April 2021

Exam dates

11-13 August 2021

18-20 August 2021

25-27 August 2021

Publish results

30 September 2021

07 October 2021

14 October 2021


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Exam pass rates

We publish up-to-date pass rates for the Professional Qualification exams every three months. 

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