Case study exams - CIMA Management or Gateway exam or Strategic Case study

CIMA Case study classes are conducted for around 80 hours duration, or only 40 hours duration, depending upon the number of pre-seens to be analysed.


Also,  you can attend online live classes for the main pre-seen in the last one month, from the comfort of your home. 

CIMA Case Study exams - snapshot

(Source: CIMAGlobal website)

The Case Study exams are used to test a variety of skills including research and analysis, how to present information, persuasion and communication skills. The move to more Case Study exams has been deliberate to test a wider range of skills and integrated learning across the syllabus. Case Study exams reflect a real life business scenario, comprising a series of time bound tasks set for students to complete based on pre-seen material.​

  • Pre-seen material released to students: 6 weeks prior to the exam window through CIMAconnect (Student contact ID and password required)


Format: computer based or CBE

Exam at each level i.e. Strategic, Management and Operational. Gateway exam is Management level exam. Each exam covers the syllabus of three MCQ papers at that level.


Availability: four windows each year (Feb, May, Aug, Nov) at any of the 5,000 Pearson VUE centres around the world


Length: 3 hours


Marking: human marked


Results: available 5 weeks after the close of the exam window​

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