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:
- Auditing and Attestation (AUD)
- Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)
- Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)
- Regulation (REG)
|Section||Section Time||Multiple-Choice Questions||Task-Based Simulations||Written Communication|
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.
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.
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:
- 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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