Members of ICAI are invited to act as an observer for Chartered Accountancy examinations. Eligible Chartered Accountants may apply for ICAI Observer Empanelment may 2019.
You may read the official announcement 113-CA (Exams)/Observer Empanel /May – June 2019 dated 20th February, 2019. Therefore, you may apply to act as Observers for CA Foundation exam, Intermediate exam and CA Final exams to be held from 27th May to 12th June 2019 and CPT to be held on 16th June, 2019.
Please read the eligibility conditions and make sure that you are eligible to apply for acting as observer at the examination centres for the Chartered Accountants examinations May/June 2019.
Empanelment of ICAI members to act as observers for CA Exams
Following are the eligibility criteria for empanelment of a Chartered Accountants to act as observer in CA Foundation/ Inter/ Final exams and CA CPT June 2019 examinations:
1) Age Limit:
Your age should not be more than 65 years as on the date of empanelment i.e. 20th February, 2019.
2) Name in Register of Member:
Your name should have been borne on the Register of Members of ICAI as on 1st Nov, 2016 and continues to be so.
3) Not Appearing for CA Exams:
Neither you nor your relatives or dependent will be appearing in the ensuing Chartered Accountants Examinations for students or Post – Qualification Course Examinations in May, 2019 in any examination centres in India or Abroad.
The term “relative” or “dependant” for the purpose shall include, in relation to an individual:
- Brother’s wife, daughter or son;
- Grand daughter,
- Husband’s brother,
- Husband’s sister,
- Sister’s husband, son or daughter,
- Wife’s brother; and
- Wife’s sister.
However, applying or appearance in ISA – AT of June 2019 will not be considered a disability for observership for May/June, 2019 Examinations.
4) Not Coaching CA Students:
You are not coaching students for any of the examinations/ test conducted by the Council of the CA Institute in any institutions/ organization including Regional Councils/ Branches of the ICAI and also private coaching.
5) Abide Professional Ethics:
You have not been convicted by any court of Law and no disciplinary proceedings are pending against you, either by the ICAI / Disciplinary Directorate or by any other organization, both in India or abroad.
6) Associated with ICAI:
You are not associated with the Institute as an elected/co-opted member of the Council/ Regional Council / Managing Committee of any Branch of the ICAI.
7) Abide Guidelines for Observer:
You shall abide by the Guidelines for Observer and / or any other instructions.
Honorarium of ₹1500/– per day / per session and ₹350/– as conveyance reimbursement for ‘A’ class cities and ₹250/– for other cities per day (to cover cost of local travel) besides reimbursement of postal, stationery, telephone expenses, if any, will be paid.
The list of A class cities is as under:
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi/ New Delhi, Hyderabad/ Secunderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, and Pune.
How to empanel to Act as Observer in ICAI Exams
If you fulfill the above mentioned eligibility criteria, desirous of empanelling yourself for the assignment, may do so, online at the following official website i.e. observers.icaiexam.icai.org.
You have to provide your ICAI membership number along with Date of Birth for login to the official website i.e. Observers.ICAIexam.icai.org for empanelment of CA as observer for CA 2019 examinations. Note that applications made by Chartered Accountants by any other mode will not be entertained by ICAI.
Please do not send the hard copy of the Observers Application to the Institute. However you can retain a copy of the same for your reference.
Following are the important dates related to empanelment of CA to act as observer in ICAI examinations:
- Opening of the window for empanelment: 20th February 2019
- Closing of the window for empanelment:
10th March 201910th April, 2019.
- Hosting of the details of allotment of assignments: 20th April 2019
Please read the eligibility conditions and make sure that you are eligible to apply and that you will be able to undertake the assignment during the relevant period. For any further clarifications, you may write to us at email@example.com or call 0120- 3054829 / 3054846.