Key Dates and Deadlines

We run two exam sessions a year in May and November. You can see the key dates and deadlines for each of these sessions below.

Student Calendar

Download the CTA Student Calendar for 2019 here

May 2019 Exam Session

Student Registration

If you have not previously registered with the ATT or CIOT, then you would need to be registered as a student by Monday 31 December 2018. If you have previously held a registration with the ATT or CIOT and have re-registered or transferred, the student registration deadline would not apply. 

Exam Entry

All of our written exams are booked online here. You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Standard Exam Entry Opening Date
Thursday 20 December 2019

Standard Exam Entry Closing Date
Thursday 28 February 2019

Late Exam Entry Opening Date
Friday 1 March 2019

Late Exam Entry Closing Date
Sunday 31 March 2019

Exam Focus and Skills Days

The Exam Focus and Skills Days will be taking place throughout March. More information on the dates, and how to book, can be found here.

Amending your exam entry

You are able to cancel and defer your exam booking once submitted. The full policy can be seen here.

Refund

You can request a refund of your exam entry up to fourteen days after your booking. A £15 administration fee will be charged per paper refunded.

Deferral

If you have entered during the normal exam entry period, you have until Thursday 14 March 2019 to request a deferral. 

If you have entered during the late exam entry period, you have until Sunday 14 April 2019 to request a deferral.

Extra Time and Alternative Arrangements

You have until Sunday 31 March 2019 to request extra time or alternative arrangements. You can see further information, and how to apply, here.

Candidate Information

Candidate information, confirming the address of your exam centre and your candidate number, will be emailed to you approximately two to three weeks before the exam dates.

For those taking Application and Professional Skills, the pre-seen information will be sent out on Wednesday 24 April 2019

Exam Dates

The CTA examinations are held over two days.

Wednesday 8 May - AM

Exam

Time

Advanced Technical: Taxation of Owner-Managed Businesses

10:00 - 13:15
Advanced Technical: Domestic Indirect Taxation 10:00 - 13:15
Advanced Technical: Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates 10:00 - 13:15
Advanced Technical: Human Capital Taxes 10:00 - 13:15

Wednesday 8 May - PM

Exam

Time

Advanced Technical: Taxation of Individuals

14:30 - 17:45
Advanced Technical: Cross-Border Indirect Taxation 14:30 - 17:45
Advanced Technical: Taxation of Major Corporates 14:30 - 17:45

Thursday 9 May - AM

Exam

Time

Application and Professional Skills

10:00 - 13:15

Thursday 9 May - PM

Exam

Time

Awareness

14:30 - 17:30

Special Considerations

You can request special considerations for the May 2019 exams up to Thursday 23 May 2019. More information on special considerations can be found here.

Exam Results

The exam results will be made available on Wednesday 24 July 2019. The pass lists, showing those who were successful in the session, will be posted on the website on the same day.
 

Recheck Deadline

You can request a recheck of your script, if you meet the criteria, or a marks breakdown following the exam session. The deadine to request a recheck is Tuesday 27 August 2019. Further information, including how to apply, can be found here.

November 2019 Exam Session

Student Registration

If you have not previously registered with the ATT or CIOT, then you would need to be registered as a student by Sunday 30 June 2019. If you have previously held a registration with the ATT or CIOT and have re-registered or transferred, the student registration deadline would not apply. 

Exam Entry

All of our written exams are booked online here. You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Standard Exam Entry Opening Date
Monday 17 June 2019

Standard Exam Entry Closing Date
Saturday 31 August 2019

Late Exam Entry Opening Date
Sunday 1 September 2019

Late Exam Entry Closing Date
Monday 30 September 2019

Exam Focus and Skills Days

The Exam Focus and Skills Days will be taking place throughout September. More information on the dates, and how to book, can be found here.

Amending your exam entry

You are able to cancel and defer your exam booking once submitted. The full policy can be seen here.

Refund

You can request a refund of your exam entry up to fourteen days after your booking. A £15 administration fee will be charged per paper refunded.

Deferral

If you have entered during the normal exam entry period, you have until Saturday 14 September 2019 to request a deferral. 

If you have entered during the late exam entry period, you have until Monday 14 October 2019 to request a deferral.

Extra Time and Alternative Arrangements

You have until Monday 30 September 2019 to request extra time or alternative arrangements. You can see further information, and how to apply, here.

Candidate Information

Candidate information, confirming the address of your exam centre and your candidate number, will be emailed to you approximately two to three weeks before the exam dates.

For those taking Application and Professional Skills, the pre-seen information will be sent out on Tuesday 29 October 2019.

Exam Dates

The CTA examinations are held over two days.

Tuesday 5 November - AM

Exam

Time

Advanced Technical: Taxation of Owner-Managed Businesses

10:00 - 13:15
Advanced Technical: Domestic Indirect Taxation 10:00 - 13:15
Advanced Technical: Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates 10:00 - 13:15
Advanced Technical: Human Capital Taxes 10:00 - 13:15

Tuesday 5 November - PM

Exam

Time

Advanced Technical: Taxation of Individuals

14:30 - 17:45
Advanced Technical: Cross-Border Indirect Taxation 14:30 - 17:45
Advanced Technical: Taxation of Major Corporates 14:30 - 17:45

Wednesday 6 November - AM

Exam

Time

Application and Professional Skills

10:00 - 13:15

Wednesday 6 November - PM

Exam

Time

Awareness

14:30 - 17:30

Special Considerations

You can request special considerations for the May 2019 exams up to Wednesday 20 November 2019.  More information on special considerations can be found here.

Exam Results

The exam results will be made available on Wednesday 22 January 2020. The pass lists, showing those who were successful in the session, will be posted on the website on the same day.

Recheck Deadline

You can request a recheck of your script, if you meet the criteria, or a marks breakdown following the exam session. The deadine to request a recheck is Thursday 20 February 2020. Further information, including how to apply, can be found here.