ICAI CA 2019 Exam Pattern Changed; Check the Revised Pattern here
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has revised the exam pattern of the CA examinations. Students are hereby informed of the following changes that are being introduced with effect from the CA examinations to be held in May 2019 and onwards. The Institute of Chartered Accountancy of India (ICAI) will conduct the Chartered Accountants (CA) examination on May 27, 2019.
Both Intermediate and Final level exams ( both under the Old and New syllabus) shall have Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) to the tune of 30 per cent marks. The question papers will have 30 marks of objective questions and 70 marks of the subjective part. “The question papers in respect of the above-mentioned papers will have two parts, Part I comprising MCQs to the tune of 30 marks ( each carrying 1 to 2 marks) and Part II comprising descriptive type questions to the tune of 70 marks,” read the notification.
Candidates will be required to write their answers in respect of Part I of the paper (i.e. MCQs) in OMR answer sheet by darkening the appropriate circles with HB pencil and Part II of the paper ( i.e. the descriptive type questions) in the descriptive type answer book in the normal course.
ICAI CA exam 2019: New paper pattern
Late entry in the exam hall will be permitted upto 2.15 PM (IST), i.e. upto half an hour from the time question papers are distributed. This will be applicable to all the papers including the composite papers mentioned above. Candidates are advised to plan their travel time carefully and reach the exam centre well in time.
Exam will conclude at 5.00 PM(IST). No student will be allowed to leave the exam hall before 5.00 PM(IST) even if he has completed the paper. Candidates are required to remain in their seat even if they had completed the paper. This will be applicable to all the papers including the composite papers mentioned above.
A candidate will be required to submit a) OMR answer sheet b) Answer book used for answering the descriptive answers ( relating to Part II) and c) MCQ booklet to the invigilator before leaving the exam hall, after the conclusion of the exam. Non submission of the MCQ booklet to the invigilator after the conclusion of the exam, will be deemed to be an act of unfair means and will be dealt with accordingly.
Candidates will be required to answer all the MCQs. There would be no internal or external choice in them. The MCQs may be either knowledge-based or application based. The skill level would be either “knowledge and comprehension” or “application and analysis”. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. No reasoning is required for answers to MCQs.
The ICAI will conduct the CA exams between May 27-June 12, 2019. The exams will be conducted for – Students Examination, Foundation Course (under New Scheme), Intermediate (IPC) Course (Old Scheme), Intermediate Course (New Scheme), Final Course under Old and New Scheme, and Members’ Examination.
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