ICAI has announced that the General Management and Communication Skills (GMCS) Programme, presently being organized for 15 days for the CA students would be organized twice during the period of articled training as under:
(i) GMCS-I (15 days) - during 1st year of articled training
(ii) GMCS-II (15 days) - after completion of 18 months of training but before completion of articled training
GMCS-I & II Programme will be implemented in respect of those students, who will be registered for articled training on or after 1st May, 2012. Students, who are undergoing articled training or have been registered for articled training prior to 1st May, 2012 shall be governed by the existing GMCS Scheme. The fee for each programme of GMCS I & II shall be Rs.6,500/- only.