Digital Evaluations: ICAI invites CAs for empanelment as Examiners for Chartered Accountants Examinations

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has invited CAs for empanelment as Examiners for Chartered Accountants Examinations to conduct digital evaluations.

The Applications are invited from eligible members of the Institute and other professionals including academicians of reputed educational institutions, tax and legal practitioners etc., having a flair for academic activities including valuation of answer books and willing to undertake confidential assignments as a dedicated examiner, for empanelment as an examiner in respect of the following papers of the Chartered Accountants Examinations.

Foundation Examination
Paper -1Principles and Practice of Accounting
Paper -2Section A: Business Laws
Section B: Business Laws & Business Correspondence and Reporting
Part I : Business Laws
Part II : Business Correspondence and Reporting
Intermediate Examination
PapersExisting Syllabus (Exam will be held upto May 2020)New Syllabus
Paper -1AccountingAccounting
Paper -2Business Law, Communication and EthicsCorporate & Other Laws
Paper -3Cost Accounting and Financial ManagementCost and Management Accounting
Paper -4TaxationTaxation
Section A: Income Tax Law
Section B: Indirect Taxes
Paper -5Advanced AccountingAdvanced Accounting
Paper -6Auditing and AssuranceAuditing and Assurance
Paper -7Section A:Information TechnologyEnterprise Information Systems and Strategic Management
Section A: Enterprise Information Systems
Section B: Strategic ManagementSection B: Strategic Management
Paper -8———Financial Management and Economics for Finance
Final Examination
PapersExisting Syllabus (Exam will be held upto November 2020)New Syllabus
Paper -1Financial ReportingFinancial Reporting
Paper -2Strategic Financial ManagementStrategic Financial Management
Paper -3Advanced Auditing and Professional EthicsAdvanced Auditing and Professional Ethics
Paper -4Corporate and Allied LawsCorporate and Economic Laws
Paper -5Advanced Management AccountingStrategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation
Paper -6Information Systems Control and AuditElective Paper (One to be chosen from the list of Elective Papers)
Elective Papers
6A: Risk Management
6B: Financial Services & Capital Markets
6C: International Taxation
6D: Economic Laws
6E: Global Financial Reporting Standards
6F: Multidisciplinary Case Study
Paper -7Direct Tax LawsDirect Tax Laws & International Taxation
Paper -8Indirect Tax LawsIndirect Tax Laws
The eligibility criteria for empanelment as examiner are as follows:
  • Chartered Accountants with a minimum of five years standing in practice or in service are eligible
  • University Lecturers/Professors with a minimum of five years teaching experience are eligible
  • ICWA, ACS, M.Com, Post Graduates in Economics or Law, Lawyers, IT Professionals, MBA (Finance) and other professionals with at least five years experience, either in academic position or in practice or in employment are eligible to apply. Those with work experience having direct relevance to the aforesaid subjects(s) of examination(s) will be preferred.
  • Persons above 70 years of age are not eligible.
  • Persons who are visually impaired or suffer from such other physical disability that might necessitate taking the assistance of any other person for evaluation of answer books are not eligible.
  • Persons who are undergoing CA Course of the Institute are not eligible.
  • Persons whose applications were rejected earlier from the Panel are eligible to apply again after a gap of 1 year from the date of rejection.
  • Those who are already empanelled with ICAI as examiners and have not been rested/removed need not apply. Their candidature will be considered in the normal course, at the appropriate time.
  • Persons associated with the coaching activities are not eligible. Those who have ceased to be associated with the coaching activity, are permitted to apply after a gap of 5 years.
Scales of honorarium for evaluation of answer books
ExaminationPaperRate (for Physical Evaluation)Rate (for Digital Evaluation)
Foundation1 & 2Rs 100/- per answer bookRs 100/- per answer book
Intermediate(IPC)1,2,3,5,6 & 8Rs 125/- per answer bookRs 150/- per answer book
Intermediate(IPC)Sectional papers carrying 50 marks each (Paper 4A, 4B, 7A & 7B)Rs 90/- per answer bookRs 100/- per answer book
Final examination1-8Rs 160/- per answer book

ICAI has introduced a system of on-line evaluation of answer books in a phased manner. Hence, applicants are expected to be comfortable working on computers and also evaluating answer books on-line, when required. However, requisite training will be provided in this regard before on-line evaluation assignments are undertaken.

Click here for empanelling yourself as an examiner.

Application for empanelment as the examiner can be made online here.

ICAI plans to introduce digital evaluations of answer books in phases. Hence, applicants are expected to be comfortable working on computers and also evaluating answer books on-line, when required. However, requisite training will be provided, before digital evaluations assignments are undertaken.

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