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Examinations

Pass rates

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting and CIMA Professional Qualification Objective Test and Case Study exam pass rates.

CIMA exam pass rates

Case study exams

Exam pass rate: total exams passed / total exams taken.

Case study exam pass rates will be made available following the release of strategic case study exam results in each window. 

  November 2021 February 2022 May 2022 August 2022
Operational 52% 62% 62% 66%
Management 73% 73% 82% 69%
CIMA gateway 42% 45% 52% 45%
Strategic 67% 72% 62% 58%

Objective tests

The pass rates cover the 2019 Professional Qualification objective test sittings between 01 November 2020 and 30 November 2021. This data will be updated annually.



E1 

E2 

E3 

F1 

F2 

F3 

P1 

P2 

P3 

Exam pass rate: Total exams passed / total exams taken.  

80%

87%

72%

79%

57%

55%

51%

51%

54%

 

Certificate level exams (Cert BA 2017 syllabus)

The pass rates cover the objective test sittings between 01 November 2020 and 30 November 2021. This data will be updated annually.

  BA1 BA2 BA3 BA4
Exam pass rate: Total exams passed / total exams taken.   68% 62% 70% 56%