Interview with CA Final Examination toppers: Their success story

 

CA Final Examination toppersThe Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) declared the final results for Chartered Accountants (CA) final examination and the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) today. The candidates who appeared for the examination can now check their results at www.caresults.nic.in.

The first rank in the CA Final Examination has been bagged by Telangana boy, Rahul Aggarwal, who scored 606 marks out of a total 800 marks. He says that, “I am on the seventh sky (sic) on clearing the exam in my first attempt. This is not the first time that I have topped, I got the first rank in the CA Foundation Examination as well.”

On being asked how did he prepared for the exam, Aggarwal says that, “It was a five-month long journey to the exam, during which I put in 14 to 15 hours of study every day. I had my sister, Ruhi Aggarwal to guide me, as she had topped the CA Final Exam three years back.” Rahul shares the first rank with Delhi’s Shailee Chaudhary.

Mumbai’s Deval Bhadresh Modi and Chitturi Lakhsmi Anusha from Andhra Pradesh  have come second. Deval has done his B.Com from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS). “I would like to credit my success to thorough planning and my parents’ support “, he says, adding that, “The feeling hasn’t sunk in yet, the celebrations are still on.”

Chitturi says, “I did not expect to clear the Final examination in my first attempt”, “I would like credit the achievement to hard work and maintaining a relaxed state of mind all through”.

In order to make it to the Chartered Accountants (CA)  merit list, the candidates are required to score a minimum of 55 percent marks, and for the Common Proficiency Test (CPT)  they need to score a minimum of 60 percent marks to be included in the merit list. The candidates can access their respective merit lists using their roll number at the official website.

The CA Final Examination was conducted from May 2 to 17 and the CPT was held on June 13 in two sessions. ICAI conducts the Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test commonly known as CA CPT examination as a gateway to admissions to chartered accountancy programmes. It is an entry level examination for CA courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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