CIMA Exam Dates & Deadlines - Plan for Your 2020 Exams

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Planning and preparation are crucial when it comes to passing your CIMA exams. Therefore, it’s important to know the exam timetable and key deadlines you can work towards. 

This year is key for CIMA students as a new syllabus has been introduced so if you are looking to complete your last exam or pass one using the current 2015 syllabus the last chance to resit is in February 2020. 

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Certificate in Business Accounting Exams 

On-demand computer based assessments are available to sit all year round. 

  • BA1
  • BA2
  • BA3
  • BA4

Professional Qualification Exams

Computer based assessments can be taken on-demand throughout the year. 

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CIMA Case Study Exam Timetable 2020

There are four opportunities a year when you can sit case study exams - February, May, August and November. In these timeframes you can sit exams over 3 days from Wednesday to Friday. 

February 2020 CIMA Exam Dates (New Syllabus)

Operational

  • Exam entry opening - August 5th 2019
  • Exam entry closing - January 28th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - December 6th 2019
  • Exam dates -February 12th to 14th 2020
  • Results published - March 26th 2020

Management/Gateway

  • Exam entry opening - August 5th 2019
  • Exam entry closing - February 4th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - December 13th 2019
  • Exam dates - February 19th to 21st 2020
  • Results published - April 2nd 2020

 

Strategic/CGMA

  • Exam entry opening - August 5th 2019
  • Exam entry closing - February 11th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - December 13th 2019
  • Exam dates - February 26th to 28th 2020
  • Results published - April 9th 2020

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February 2020 CIMA Exam Dates (Resit for 2015 Syllabus)

Operational

  • Exam entry opening - December 20th 2019
  • Exam entry closing - January 28th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - September 20th 2019
  • Exam dates -February 10th to 11th 2020
  • Results published - March 26th 2020

Management/Gateway

  • Exam entry opening - January 10th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - February 4th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - September 27th 2019
  • Exam dates - February 17th to 18th 2020
  • Results published - April 2nd 2020

 

Strategic/CGMA

  • Exam entry opening - January 10th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - February 11th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - October 4th 2019
  • Exam dates - February 24th to 25th 2020
  • Results published - April 9th 2020

May 2020 CIMA Exam Dates

Operational

  • Exam entry opening - October 23rd 2019
  • Exam entry closing - April 28th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - March 27th 2019
  • Exam dates -May 13th to 15th 2020
  • Results published - June 25th 2020

Management/Gateway

  • Exam entry opening - October 30th 2019
  • Exam entry closing - May 6th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - April 3rd 2020
  • Exam dates - May 20th to 22nd 2020
  • Results published - July 2nd 2020

 

Strategic/CGMA

  • Exam entry opening - November 6th 2019
  • Exam entry closing - May 12th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - April 6th 2020
  • Exam dates - May 27th to 29th 2020
  • Results published - July 9th 2020

 

August 2020 CIMA Exam Dates

Operational

  • Exam entry opening - January 29th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - July 28th 2020
  • Exam dates -August 12th to 14th 2020
  • Results published - September 24th 2020

 

Management/Gateway

  • Exam entry opening - February 5th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - August 4th 2020
  • Exam dates - August 19th to 21st 2020
  • Results published - October 1st 2020

 

Strategic/CGMA

  • Exam entry opening - February 12th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - August 11th 2020
  • Exam dates - August 26th to 28th 2020
  • Results published - October 8th 2020

 

November 2020 CIMA Exam Dates

Operational

  • Exam entry opening - April 29th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - October 27th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - September 25th 2019
  • Exam dates -November 11th to 13th 2020
  • Results published - December 22nd 2020

Management/Gateway

  • Exam entry opening - May 7th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - November 3rd 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - October 2nd 2020
  • Exam dates - November 18th to 20th to 2020
  • Results published - January 14th 2021

Strategic/CGMA

  • Exam entry opening - May 13th 2020
  • Exam entry closing - November 10th 2020
  • Pre-seen material released - October 9th 2020
  • Exam dates - November 25th to 27th 2020
  • Results published - January 14th 2021

Bookmark these dates to to ensure you’re always prepared for your CIMA exams!


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