CA Intermediate Pass Percentage and Analysis


After the declaration of CA Intermediate Result | CA Inter Result, ICAI has declared CA Intermediate Pass Percentage. Details about the number of total students appeared for CA Intermediate Exam and CA Intermediate passing percentage are updated here. CA Intermediate pass percentage is kept lower than CA Final pass percentage & CA Foundation pass percentage generally. CA Students who are searching for CA Intermediate Pass percentage, can check it from below directly. So scroll down to check the details of CA Intermediate pass percentage this attempt & Analysis of past 15 attempts of CA Intermediate.

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage

All the updates of CA Intermediate pass percentage are updated on this page. Here we are providing CA Intermediate Group 1 and Group 2 and both group pass percentage with compare to previous exams pass percentage. In pass percentage you can get following details, Number of candidates appeared, Number of candidates passed and CA Inter Pass Percentage Group 1, Group 2 and both group.

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage November 2018 (Old Course)

We will update CA Intermediate November 2018 pass percentage below.
GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group253755242.07%
Group 140157505112.58%
Group 2688882170831.51%
CA Inter Pass Percentage for November 2018 is now updated.
CA Inter (Old Course) both group pass percentage is 2.07% only and CA Inter group 1 and group 2 pass percentage is 12.58% & 31.51% respectively for Nov 2018 attempt.

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage November 2018 (New Course)

We will update CA Intermediate November 2018 pass percentage below.
GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group2190919468.88%
Group 1244114452518.54%
Group 28652372443.04%
CA Inter Pass Percentage for November 2018 is now updated.
CA Inter (New Course) both group pass percentage is 8.88% and CA Inter group 1 and group 2 pass percentage is 18.54% & 43.04% respectively for Nov 2018 attempt.

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage May 2018

We have updated CA Intermediate May 2018 pass percentage below.
GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group  191083435 17.98%
Group 1131353026 23.04%
Group 2 44518 4.04% 
CA Intermediate (New Syllabus) both group pass percentage is 17.98% and CA Intermediate group 1 and group 2 pass percentage is 23.04% & 4.04% respectively for May 2018 attempt.

CA IPCC Pass Percentage May 2018

We have updated CA IPCC May 2018 pass percentage below.
GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group328783531.07%
Group 153149539210.15%
Group 2721461086115.05%

CA IPCC both group pass percentage is 1.07% and CA IPCC group 1 and group 2 pass percentage is 10.15% & 15.05% respectively for May 2018 attempt.

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage November 2017

We have updated CA IPCC Nov 2017 pass percentage below.
GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group492151314926.72%
Group 1721481004213.92%
Group 2 653931333020.38%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage May 2017

GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group  499671155023.12%
Group 1 654531144017.48%
Group 2 6668065629.84%

It is seen that, the pass percentage of CA IPCC exams held in May 2017 will be significantly higher when compared to all previous IPCC exams.
There has been a common misconception among students that, if the exam paper is easy, then the paper valuation will be tough. It won’t be that way, and students can see tremendous increase in pass out rate this time for CA Intermediate. This increase in pass percentage is due to various suggestions and complaints received from member of the ICAI.
Inside sources say  that, qualified Chartered Accountants in Practice are short of Article Students and therefore, there is a sudden demand for IPCC Qualified students. Keeping this Demand Supply proportion in mind, the pass percentage of CA Intermediate students will be high for May 2017 exams held recently.

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage November 2016

A total of 69,653 candidates appeared for First Group, out of which 13,424 has cleared the exam. For only Second Group, 62,123 have appeared for the exam, out of which 18,701 passed the exam.
Around 47,766 students appeared for the both groups, out of which 15,543 have cleared either both groups or any one of the group.

GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group  477661554332.53%
Group 1 696531342419.27%
Group 2 621231870130.10%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage May 2016

GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group  4797922954.78%
Group 1 6567260289.18%
Group 2 5674240047.06%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage November 2015

GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group  5089221084.14%
Group 1 1194491519712.72%
Group 2 1071451145010.69%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage May 2015

GroupCandidates AppearedCandidates PassedPass Percentage
Both Group5818849278.47%
Group 1 1298861769713.63%
Group 2 1146551581613.79%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Both Group

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Both Group in the Last 10 Attempts is as follows.

AttemptPass Percentage
November 201117.18%
May 201219.40%
November 201211.13%
May 201311.80%
November 20138.10%
May 20149.48%
November 20146.23%
May 20158.44%
November 20154.15%
May 20164.78%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Group 1

The detailed study of Pass Percentage in CA Intermediate Group 1 is given below.

AttemptPass Percentage
November 201117.18%
May 201230.30%
November 201225.14%
May 201319.44%
November 201319.09%
May 201416.41%
November 201414.25%
May 201513.63%
November 201512.72%
May 20169.18%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Group 2

The Pass Percentage details of Last 10 attempts CA IPCC Group 2 Exam is as follows.

AttemptPass Percentage
November 201129.19%
May 201226.58%
November 201221.13%
May 201314.83%
November 201317.88%
May 201413.85%
November 201415.30%
May 201513.79%
November 201510.69%
May 20167.06%

Analysis of CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Trends

Until 2012, The Pass Percentage of CA Intermediate Exams used to be reasonably high at and average of 26%. However, since then, the Pass Percentage has kept coming down. You can see a drastic difference between the Pass Percentage rate in May 2016 exam to that of May 2012.
CA IPCC Pass Percentage Graphical RepresentationBased on the above representation, it is clear that CA Intermediate Pass Percentage has actually been coming down year by year. the reasons for the sudden crash of Pass Percentage has been explained below.

Why did CA Intermediate Pass Percentage Come Down

ICAI has received various complaints from the Members that the Pass Percentage of 26% is very high and this will lead to Demand-Supply issues. Many industry members also have suggested ICAI to cut down the Pass Percentage.

Will Pass Percentage of CA Intermediate Go Up

It is very likely that the Pass Percentage of CA Intermediate will climb up in the near future. Students can expect the same round of Pass Percentage for two to three more years.

CA Intermediate pass percentage – FAQ’s

Q1. What was the ICAI CA Intermediate result pass percentage for last 10 years?
As per the CA Intermediate pass percentage analysis, CA Inter pass percentage official trend for previous years is shown in the above tables.
Q2. What may be the all India CA Inter expected pass percentage?
CA Inter pass percentage: From the previous year CA intermediate / CA IPCC pass percentage comparison result analysis, the CA Inter result  first group expected pass percentage November 2017 is 15.31% ,the CA Inter second group expected pass percentage November 2017 is 15.66% and the CA Inter both groups expected passing percentage November 2017 is 20.14%.
Q3.What was the CA Intermediate lowest pass percentage and in which year?
CA inter pass percentage: From CA Inter pass percentage analysis,the lowest passing percentage for CA Inter is given below: CA Inter pass percentage November 2015 was 4.14% both groups.
CA Inter pass percentage May 2016 was 9.18% for group 1. CA Inter pass percentage May 2016 was 7.06% for group 2.

Here we have given the analysis of CA Inter pass percentage of previous 10 attempts of CA Inter examination. CA Inter November 2014 pass percentage is lowest with compare to past 10 attempts. CA Inter May 2011 pass percentage for both groups is 20.63%, so we can say that CA Inter May 2011 pass percentage are second highest in last 6 attempts.

CA Inter Pass Percentage of Last 20 attempts

AttemptBoth GroupsGroup IGroup II
May 158.47%13.63%13.79%
Nov 146.20%14.25%15.30%
May 149.49%16.41%13.85%
Nov 138.12%19.09%17.88%
May 1311.73%19.44%14.83%
Nov 1211.15%25.14%21.13%
May 1219.30%30.30%26.58%
Nov 1117.18%35.64%29.19%
May 1120.63%32.55%28.89%

CA Intermediate Pass Percentage – Conclusion

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2 thoughts on “CA Intermediate Pass Percentage and Analysis

  1. Does no. of students appeared for Group 1 or Group 2 include the number of students who appeared for Both groups or is it strictly who appeared in only 1 group.
    Please clarify this doubt.

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