Draft Report of Committee on CA Exam Processes and Regulations: ICAI invites suggestions

ICAI has invited suggestions/ comments from Students/ Other Stakeholders on Draft Report of the High Level Independent Committee (HLIC) on Exam Processes and Regulations governing CA Examinations, latest by 24th February 2020, for consideration during finalisation of the report by the said Committee.

ICAI Announcement dt. 14 February 2020

Draft report of the High Level Independent Committee on Exam Processes and Regulations

ICAI had on 26th September 2019, constituted a High Level Independent Committee (HLIC) to look into the Examination processes/ Regulations governing CA Examinations including Regulation 39(4) of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988 and suggest changes wherever required in the ICAI examination system.

Earlier, the Committee had invited the suggestions from stakeholders in a structured format on various issues relating to CA exams.

The Committee had deliberated on the issues within its terms of reference; considered the suggestions received from stakeholders and has since prepared a draft report which is hereby put in public domain for the comments of the stakeholders.

Students and other stakeholders may give their further suggestions, if any, so that they can be examined and the report finalised. They can post their suggestions, with name, address and contact details (Mobile No. & E-mail ID) of the person forwarding, so that the Committee can communicate with the person, if need be, for further information or clarification.

In order to facilitate collation of all the suggestions/views received, it is desired that the suggestions be forwarded issue-wise under the following heads:

Sl. No.Issue
1System/Structure of conducting Examination
2Format/Structure of Question Paper
3Evaluation Process of Answer books
4Methodology for awarding marks including step by step marking
5Existing System of verification of Answer Books
6Re-evaluation of the Answer Books
7Supply of certified copies of evaluated answer books, post result to the students
8Procedural changes required, if any
9Adoption of new technology and changes, if any, required in the existing technology being used.
10Regulatory changes required, if any
11Any other matter relating to CA exams

The suggestions be brief and in any case not exceed 150 words. The suggestions can be posted on the link given below:


The last date for posting the comments is 24th February 2020.

Draft Recommendations on Review of Examination Processes and Regulations

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