ICAI Announces MCQ Weightage and Exam Duration for CA Final Paper 6 – Integrated Business Solutions under New Scheme

In the New scheme, CA Final Paper 6 is designed to have a duration of 4 hours. The ICAI has disclosed the allocation of weightage for both MCQs and descriptive components.
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On January 14, 2024, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ( ICAI ) made a significant announcement regarding the CA Final Paper 6 – Integrated Business Solutions. The Council, in its decision, confirmed that the examination duration for this specific paper would be retained at a duration of 4 hours.

The method of assessment for this paper is structured to include 40% Multiple-Choice Questions ( MCQs ) and 60% Descriptive Questions within each case study. Each case study question carries a weightage of 25 marks, contributing to a comprehensive evaluation of candidates’ understanding and application of Integrated Business Solutions concepts.

The official announcement states as follows:

“Students may note that the assessment of Final Paper 6: Integrated Business Solutions under the New Scheme of Education and Training would be open book and case study based. The Council has decided that the duration of the examination of this paper would continue to be four hours and the manner of assessment of this paper would also be 40% by way of MCQs and 60% in the form of Descriptive Questions in each case study of 25 marks. Accordingly, there will be five case studies of 25 marks each out of which students will be required to attempt any four.”

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