Candidates are advised to carefully read, understand and follow the instructions while filling in the Form and retain the same for future reference. :-
The Institute reserves its right to withdraw any centre and / or the Zone and / or transfer all or a part of the candidates of a zone to another zone at any stage without assigning any reason. Once a city is opted for, no change is allowed under any circumstances.
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.
The students who have completed their 1st / 2nd year of practical training during 1st January, 2019 - 30th September, 2019 can register for December 8 / December 29, 2019.
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.
For the students who would wish to re-appear in December 29, 2019 test after the declaration of result of December 8, 2019 test, the registrations will be opened again in December, 2019. The date of registrations will be announced on this portal as well as on the Institute website "www.icai.org"
The Admit Card for the test will be available on this portal 5 days before the test date 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.
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 December 8 and December 29, 2019 test would be taken from the News Updates published in the September, October and November, 2019 issues of Students’ Journal.
There would be no reading time. Candidates should reach examination centre 30 minutes prior to the examination. Late arrival of candidates will not be permitted. Candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall till the conclusion of the test.
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
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, for which details will be notified later.
Step – 1: Login to the portal
The applicant shall visit the website https://pttest.icai.org/, 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.
The applicant will fill the details and upload the photograph and Signature. Uploading of image as jpeg / jpg files is mandatory. The size of image 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.
The result will be available on this portal only. Candidates are advised in their own interest to print the same for their record. No separate statement of grades will be issued.