Key Dates and Deadlines

The following dates will be of relevance to you if you are studying for the CTA examinations. You may also wish to download or print the latest version of the Student Calendar, here.

Forthcoming Examinations

2018

Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 November

2019

Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 May
Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 November

May Examination

  • Student Registration - DEADLINE end of December 
    The latest date for receipt of online student registration if you wish to enter for the May examination.
  • Examination Entry - DEADLINE end of February
    The closing date for receipt of online examination entry for the May examination.
    Examination candidates must hold valid Confirmation of Eligibility.
    If you are entering into your final written paper(s) then you will need to have completed the CBEs by the end of February for entry into the May session.
  • March
    Student Training Days.
  • May
    Examinations are held at centres around the country.
  • July
    Students are notified of May examination results.

November Examination

  • Student Registration - DEADLINE end of June
    The latest date for receipt of online student registration if you wish to enter for the November examination.
  • Examination Entry - DEADLINE end of August
    The closing date for receipt of online examination entry for the November examination.
    Examination candidates must hold valid Confirmation of Eligibility.
    If you are entering into your final written paper(s), then you will need to have completed the CBEs by the end of August for entry into the November session.
  • September
    Student Training Days.
  • November
    Examinations are held at centres around the country.
  • January
    Students are notified of November examination results.

Timetable

  Day 1 Day 2
Morning (10:00am - 1:15pm) Advisory:
Taxation of Owner Managed Businesses; OR
VAT on UK Domestic Transactions, IPT & SDLT; OR
Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates; OR
Human Capital Taxes
Application and Interaction

Afternoon (2:30pm - 5.45pm)

Advisory:
Taxation of Individuals; OR
VAT on Cross-Border Transactions & Customs Duties; OR
Taxation of Major Corporates
Awareness (2:30pm - 5:30pm)