The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has announced that students may inspect his/ her evaluated answer books and/or certified copies thereof.
Academic Guidance:Inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books provides information for their academic guidance but does not provide any remedy in case of any discrepancies that may be noticed in the process. The remedy lies in the existing process of verification of answer books and application for verification of answer books should be sent in a separate envelope.
Personally:Inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books would be provided to the examinee only and to no other person.
Own Handwritten Application:A examinee can apply for inspection/certified copies of his/her evaluated answer books necessarily in his/her own handwriting. The typewritten applications will not be entertained.
Application in Hindi:If the examinee had appeared in Hindi medium, his/her application should be in Hindi.
Applications incomplete in any respect and/or with illegible entries shall be liable to be rejected.
The application should be made in the prescribed format, giving specific details as mentioned therein along with the requisite fees and a copy of the admit card.
Registered/Speed Post:The envelope containing the application should be super scribed “Application seeking inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books” and should be sent by registered post or by speed post only and not by any private courier.
Retain the Evidence:Examinees are advised to retain a copy of the receipt issued by the postal authorities while sending their application as evidence of having dispatched their applications.
Time:Applications can be made by examinee in respect of any examination conducted by ICAI, within 75 days from the date of declaration of respective result(s). However, examinees can seek inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books beyond 75 days but within 90 days from the date of declaration of results, with the late fee prescribed. Applications received later than 90 days from the date of declaration of results will not be entertained under any circumstances.
Inspection of evaluated answer books:Inspection of evaluated answer books will be provided, generally, within 30 days from the date of receipt of the application by ICAI.
Supply of certified copies of evaluated answer books:Certified copies of evaluated answer books will be sent to the examinees by Registered/Speed Post, generally, within 30 days from the receipt of the application by ICAI.
Without late fee
Inclusive of late fee
For Final, PCE, IPCE/ATE/Unit, CPT and
Post qualification courses ISAAT, IRM, ITL & WTO, MAC/TMC/CMC
Rs.500/- per paper
Rs.750/- per paper
Demand Draft:The fees is payable by way of a demand draft drawn in favour of “The Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” payable at New Delhi and sent along with the application for inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books. Examinees are advised to note their name and roll number on the reverse of the demand draft.
Acknowledgement:Upon receipt of an application from an examinee seeking inspection/certified copies of answer books, an acknowledgement will be sent to the examinees. A list of such candidates who have sought inspection/certified copies will also be hosted on the website.
No Inspection of Withheld Result:Under no circumstances, inspection of answer books will be given to those examinees whose results have been withheld/have not been declared. Similarly no access to answer books will be allowed to examinees against whom unfair means cases are reported/under consideration.
Malicious Intention:ICAI reserves the right to decline the request of any examinee for inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books, in case it has reason to believe that the request has been made with a malicious intention to discredit the examination system of the Institute.
Extension of time:Delay in giving inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books to an examinee, for whatsoever reason, shall not vest any right in the examinee to seek extension of time for applying for verification of answer books.
Misuse of the inspection/certified copies:If the examinee is found guilty of any misuse of the inspection/certified copies of the evaluated answer books, he/she shall be liable for award of punishment, such as debarment from appearing at further examination(s) or other action as may be deemed fit by the Examination Committee/Council of the Institute in this regard and
Final Decision:The decision of the Examination Committee/Council of the Institute in this regard will be final.
Exclusive Jurisdiction:For any/all dispute(s) relating to examinations conducted by the Institute, including on the abovementioned matters, the Courts at New Delhi shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
More Details:For any other details regarding the procedure for providing inspection and/or certified copies of evaluated answer-books to the concerned examinees of ICAI Contact details: Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 0120-3054805 Fax 0120-3054841/843.
Filed Under: CA ATE | CA CPT | CA Final | CA IPC | ICAI