CIMA Exam Dates

Scheduling objective test exams

The exams for each of the CIMA objective test exams can be scheduled at any time throughout the year. Simply book up the exam at your local Pearson Vue centre via CIMA’s booking system.

Scheduling case study exams

The CIMA operational, management and strategic case study exams (OCS, MCS and SCS), can only be taken during specific windows, four times per year: February, May, August and November.

For information on the specific dates associated with each of the case study sittings, please see the timetables below:

May 2018 Case Study Exams
OCS MCS SCS
Exam entry open 25 Oct 2017 1 Nov 2017 8 Nov 2017
Exam entry closed 24 Apr 2018 1 May 2018 9 May 2018
Pre-seen material available 23 Mar 2018 26 Mar 2018 6 Apr 2018
Exam dates 8-12 May 2018 15-19 May 2018 22-26 May 2018
Results published 21 Jun 2018 28 Jun 2018 5 Jul 2018
August 2018 Case Study Exams
OCS MCS SCS
Exam entry open 24 Jan 2018 31 Jan 2018 7 Feb 2018
Exam entry closed 24 Jul 2018 31 Jul 2018 7 Aug 2018
Pre-seen material available 22 Jun 2018 29 Jun 2018 6 Jul 2018
Exam dates 7-11 Aug 2018 14-18 Aug 2018 21-25 Aug 2018
Results published 20 Sept 2018 27 Sept 2018 4 Oct 2018
November 2018 Case Study Exams
OCS MCS SCS
Exam entry open 25 Apr 2018 2 May 2018 10 May 2018
Exam entry closed 23 Oct 2018 30 Oct 2018 6 Nov 2018
Pre-seen material available 21 Sept 2018 28 Sept 2018 5 Oct 2018
Exam dates 6-10 Nov 2018 13-17 Nov 2018 20-24 Nov 2018
Results published 20 Dec 2018 10 Jan 2019 10 Jan 2019
February 2019 Case Study Exams
OCS MCS SCS
Exam entry open TBC TBC TBC
Exam entry closed TBC TBC TBC
Pre-seen material available TBC TBC TBC
Exam dates TBC TBC TBC
Results published TBC TBC TBC

Need to schedule your exam?

For more information about scheduling your exam and to find your nearest test centre, head to the CIMA global website.

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