US CPA Exam Score Release Dates – 2021

US CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is a designation given by AICPA to the individuals who have passed the Uniform CPA exam, and met the relevant experience. The CPA designation enforces high professional standards in the field of accounting. 

To become a licensed US CPA, the candidate must have to pass all the 4 CPA exam sections within 18 months and have to score minimum 75 in each section. The duration of each exam is 4 hours.

The 4 CPA exam section are:
  1. Auditing and Attestation (AUD)
  2. Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)
  3. Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)
  4. Regulation (REG)
Section Section Time Multiple-Choice Questions Task-Based Simulations Written Communication
AUD 4 Hours 72 8
FAR 4 Hours 66 8
BEC 4 Hours  62 4 3
REG 4 Hours 76 8

Before you schedule an Exam for a specific testing window, you must apply for the Exam and receive a Notice to Schedule (NTS).

CPA Exam scoring is treated with a high level of importance, due diligence, and attention to accuracy. Your responses to questions go through multiple quality assurance reviews to ensure scoring accuracy. To learn more about scoring, read about the Exam scoring process.

Below table shows the target US CPA Exam score release dates-2021.

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If you take exam on/before Target score release date is
23rd July, 2021 10th August, 2021
15th August, 2021 24th August, 2021
7th September, 2021 15th September, 2021
30th September, 2021 12th October, 2021
23rd October, 2021 9th November, 2021
15th November, 2021 23rd November, 2021
8th December, 2021 16th December, 2021
31st December, 2021 11th January, 2022

Note: You can check US CPA Exam scores in NASBA Single sign-on Account.

Source: AICPA

CPA Exam in India:

NASBA AICPA and Prometric announced good news for all the CPA aspirants: Testing for CPA Exam candidates at test centers in India will begin January 1, 2021. 

The CPA aspirants can take the exam sections without restrictions, other than waiting to receive scores from prior attempts of the same section or when there is a major change to the exam. Continuous Testing will replace the existing limited CPA Exam Testing Window model, which only permits candidates to test in India during designated time frames.

”The US CPA Exam shall continue in India”, says NASBA & AICPA.

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The 55 U.S. Accountancy Boards support the move to continuous testing in India. This shift to a continuous testing model in India signifies the power of alignment among state boards, NASBA, AICPA, and Prometric as these organizations continue to support Exam candidates on their journey to CPA. 

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Candidates are asked to visit NASBA’s website to confirm that their Board of Accountancy has transitioned to the Continuous Testing model. 

CPA Prometric Locations in India:

CPA exam will happen in 8 Prometric locations in India.

  • Hyderabad
  • Ahmedabad
  • Mumbai, 
  • Delhi
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Kolkata 
  • Trivandrum

Candidates testing at any international testing center should pay the exam administration before he/she schedules with that particular Prometric. Get to know about this process by signing into the NASBA portal and select the option “International Administration.”

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To take a test in India, you must be or become an eligible CPA exam candidate with citizenship or a long-term resident of the following countries:

  • India
  • Bhutan
  • Bangladesh
  • Myanmar
  • Maldives
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • United States

Candidates testing at any international test center must pay an exam administration fee before planning with Prometric. To do this, log in to your NASBA CPA Candidate Account Portal and select “International Administration”. The international administration process for the India region is now available.


Hope this article helps you to know the US CPA exam score release dates in 2021. CPA Exam now in India, make use of it, prepare well and crack the CPA exam in one go. All the best! Still, you have any queries about the US CPA exam feel free to comment below.

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