Important: Admit card for Nov-2021 exam has been released.

Notes for Information and Guidance for Applicants

  • Online Application Form Starts at : 05:00 pm Friday, 29th October 2021

  • Last Date : Monday, 08th November 2021 midnight
  • Candidates are advised to carefully read, understand and follow the instructions while filling in the Form and retain the same for future reference. :-

    1. Date of Examination :-

    20th, 21st,22nd and 23rd November, 2021

    2. Home Based Test :-

    A Home Based Test allows students to take their exams remotely, including their homes, provided it is a complacent environment. A qualified proctor monitors the candidates’ audio-video and screen share feeds in real-time sitting at a remote location.

    For further clarity, students are required to go through the Guidelines and FAQs for online test.

    Minimum requirements at Candidate’s End:

    • A capable device (Desktop PC or Laptop only) No Mobile or Tablet
    • Stable Internet connection, at least 1 Mbps speed (Mobile Hotspot is to be avoided)
    • An effective webcam and a microphone.
    • Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser compatible with PC/Laptop
    • Candidates have to login through Admin user only.
    • System Date & Time should be correct.

    3. How the application form should reach the Institute?

    The application form is only to be submitted online. There is no need to submit any print-out of the application form at the office of the Institute. However, you may keep the copy for your own records at least till the release of admit cards.

    While filling the application form, there will not be any option to choose the exam date or time. Examination date and time will be allotted by ICAI via the admit card.

    4. Eligibility

    The students who have completed their 1st / 2nd year of practical training during 01st July, 2020 - 30th September, 2021 can register for the upcoming November, 2021 tests.

    The students who have appeared in earlier test(s) and wish to improve their performance/ grade can re-appear in this test. Similarly, the students who have registered for earlier test(s) but could not appear due to some reason, can also register.

    Please note that this is the last attempt for students who have completed their second year of practical training during July-September, 2020. However, if a student has completed first year of training during July-September, 2020, this is the last attempt for Level 1 test and the student can appear for Level 2 test on the next occasion.

    The students who are eligible for both levels can select their level while submitting the registration form. However, if such a student registers for Level 2, then the student will not be allowed to register for Level 1 in further examinations.

    5. Mock Test

    Mock Test will be conducted on 18th and 19th November 2021. An email will be sent to all the candidates regarding their Mock Test schedule and it will also be available on this portal after logging in.

    6. Issuance of Admit Card

    The Admit Card for the test will be available on this portal on 16th November, 2021 and candidates are requested to take a printout of the same. No physical admit cards will be issued.

    In case of any technical difficulty, kindly e-mail or call Help Desk given under "Contact Us" section.

    7. Details of Test

    This will be an Objective Type MCQ based examination of 75 marks for 1st Level and 100 marks for 2nd Level. There will be no negative marking.

    Questions on Current Affairs in the forthcoming test would be taken from the News Updates published in the September, October and November, 2021 issues of Students’ Journal.

    There would be no reading time. Candidates should join the link 30 minutes prior to the test commencement time given to them, for authentication and system check. Late joining of candidates will not be permitted.

    8. Grading System

    Students will be assigned grades based on their performance in the assessment as below:

    80% and above – A grade

    60% and above but below 80% – B grade

    40% and above but below 60% – C grade

    Below 40% – D grade

    9. Examination Fee

    A candidate will not be required to pay the test fee when he/she applies for the test for the first time. If he/she applies for the test for the second/ third time for improvement in the grade, he/she will be required to submit Rs.200 through online mode.

    10. For any/all dispute(s) relating to the Test conducted by the ICAI, the Courts at Delhi shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

    NOTE : In the event of furnishing any incorrect information / misrepresentation, the application shall become invalid and no correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.

    How to fill up Online Application Form

    Step – 1: Login to the portal

    The applicant shall visit the website, Click on Login link on the home page and enter his/her Student Registration number along with Date Of Birth as per ICAI records. These details will be validated with our database of candidates.

    In case these details are not validated, the applicant will not be able to register for the examination.

    Candidate will fill all required details, capture his/her photograph through webcam and also upload their Photo Id Cards. The size of Photo Id should not be more than 50KB. Please do not include dots in the name of files (eg. Incorrect naming A.P.Kumar.jpg, Correct naming APKumar.jpg) Click here to know more about cropping of scanned files.

    Step – 2: The candidates are advised to check the application status through the link “Login” to check whether the application has been captured successfully by the portal.

    11. Declaration of result

    The result will be available on this portal only. An announcement will be made on this portal whenever it is uploaded. Candidates are advised in their own interest to print the same for their record. No separate statement of grades will be issued.