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ICAI Practical Training Assessment Tests – Register Online

ICAI online MCQ based compulsory Articleship Training Test with Grading for CA Intermediate Students after completion of 1st/ 2nd year of practical training.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has introduced Articleship Training Test at pttest.icai.org.  Practical Training Assessment Tests (PTA Test) shall be for CA Intermediate Students. This test would be conducted after completion of first and second year of practical training.

PTA Test would be based on online Multiple Choice Question (MCQ). CA Students will be assigned grades instead of marks. Grade would appear on your final marksheet. You may click here to check your articleship status with ICAI.

Students are advised to register for the tests well in time to avoid last minute hassles. Recently ICAI has announced two dates for PTA Test. However, if the students are unable to register for the coming tests, they they will be able to register for future examination dates.

  • Online Application Form Starts at 5.00 PM on 23rd October, 2018.
  • Last Date: Tuesday, 30th October, 2018
  • Date of Examination: December 2, 2018.

How to register for ICAI Practical Training Assessment Test

The eligible students may register for test on any of these dates. Register online through the registration portal pttest.icai.org till October 30, 2018. You may choose your preferred test date and examination location.

Register for Assessment Test
(Start Date : Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018)

For the students who have completed/ will be completing their 1st/ 2nd year of practical training during the second and third quarter of 2018, i.e. April‐June, 2018 and July-September, 2018 would be eligible to appear in these assessments.

Structure of Practical Training Assessment

The students after completing their 1st/ 2nd year of practical training in a particular quarter of a year would be eligible to register for the practical training assessment test in the subsequent quarter. The 1st test was successfully conducted on September 23, 2018.

Articleship Training Test (1st Level):

In the test, Accounting and Auditing (including Corporate Laws) will be mandatory for both the levels. Student has to select one out of the three optional module for 1st level test. It will eb related to their practical training specialisation area. The modules, number of questions and marks bifurcation for 1st level will be:

Compulsory/ Optional
Marks
Modules
Number of questions
Mark(s) per question
Compulsory
50
Accounting and Auditing (including Corporate Laws)
50
1
Optional
25
Direct Tax
25
1
Optional
25
Indirect Tax
25
1
Optional
25
Internal Audit
25
1

In effect, 1st level test will have 75 questions of 1 mark each.

Articleship Training Test (2nd Level):

For 2nd level, Accounting and Auditing (including Corporate Laws) will be mandatory. In addition, student has to select two modules out of the three optional modules related to their practical training specialisation area. The modules, number of questions and marks bifurcation for 2nd level will be:

Compulsory/ Optional
Marks
Modules
Number of questions
Mark(s) per question
Compulsory
50
Accounting and Auditing
(including Corporate Laws)
30
1
10
2
Optional
25
Direct Tax including International Taxation
15
1
5
2
Optional
25
Indirect Tax
15
1
5
2
Optional
25
Internal Audit
15
1
5
2

In effect, 2nd level exam will have 80 questions out of which 60 questions will be of 1 mark each and 20 questions will be of 2 marks each.

Students are requested to take note of the above and start their test preparation accordingly.

Admit Card:

ICAI has released admit card for Practical Training Assessment to be held on 21-Oct-2018. Please login to your account and download for appearing in Articleship assessment test.

Admit card for 21st Oct, Exam is live, Login and Download

Assessment of CA Intermediate Students during Practical Training

ICAI has introduced online MCQ based compulsory Articleship Training Test with Grading for CA Intermediate Students after completion of first and second year of practical training. In other words, assessment of CA Students after completion of 1st and 2nd year of articleship.

Main Features of Articleship Training Test:

Following are the main features of Practical or Articleship Training Test of CA Inter course students:

  1. ICAI shall evaluate CA Intermediate Students after completion of their first and second year of practical training.
  2. CA Institute shall conduct online MCQ based tests for CA Intermediate Course students.
  3. Articleship Training Test (ATT) would examine the knowledge gained by CA Intermediate student during the course of practical training.
  4. ICAI wants to check the ability of students to apply his subject specific skills while undergoing his training in that particular area.
  5. ATT would be of 75 marks (Duration: 2 hours) for 1st year students.
  6. ATT would be of 100 marks (Duration: 3 hours) for 2nd year students.
  7. The students completing their 1st or 2nd year of practical training in a particular quarter of a year would be eligible to register for the said test in the subsequent quarter.
  8. The first test for both the category of students was held on September 23, 2018.
  9. The students who would be completing their 1st/ 2nd year of practical training during the second quarter of 2018, i.e. April-June, 2018 would be eligible to appear in these assessments during August-December, 2018.
  10. The students completing their 1st/ 2nd year during July-September, 2018 would be required to appear in October-December, 2018 quarter and so on.
  11. Concerned students are advised to practice the sample questions uploaded in BoS Knowledge Portal on the Institute website.

Download Sample Questions for Practical Training Assessment

  1. Students will be assigned grades based on their performance in the assessments as below:
Marks
Grade
80% and above
A grade
60% and above but below 80%
B grade
40% and above but below 60%
C grade
Below 40%
D grade
  1. The grades would appear on the final marksheet of the student. A student can appear in the particular test at a maximum of two more times to improve his/ her grade by paying a nominal fee. The best grade out of all the grades scored, would be taken for inclusion in the marksheet.
    14) In the test, Accounting and Auditing (including Corporate Laws) of 50 marks will be mandatory.
    15) Students would be selecting one optional module at 1st level test and two optional modules at 2nd level test, related to their practical training specialisation area.
  2. The optional modules (each comprising 25 marks) would be:
S. No.
First Year
Second Year
1
Direct Tax
Direct Tax including International Taxation
2
Indirect Tax
Indirect Tax
3
Internal Audit
Internal Audit

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are also available on the Institute website at the link given below:

ICAI FAQs for Assessment during Practical Training

Clarification regarding Date of Completion of First/ Second year of Practical Training for Practical Training Assessment Test

Articleship Completion Date for PTST:

Students may note that for the purpose of appearing in Practical Training Assessment test, the first/ second year completion date would be calculated as one year/ two years after the date of commencement of practical training irrespective of excess leaves.

For instance, if a student has commenced practical training on July 1, 2017, taken leaves from January 1, 2018 to February 1, 2018, his/ her first year completion date for the purpose of assessment test would be considered as June 30, 2018 and second year completion date as June 30, 2019.

Articleship Transfer for PTST:

In case of termination/ transfer, the time gap during transfer from one principal to another principal will not be included in calculating first/ second year of practical training. For instance, if a student has commenced practical training on July 1, 2017, taken transfer on January 1, 2018 and then joined new Principal on February 1, 2018, his/ her first year completion date for the purpose of assessment test would be extended to July 31, 2018 and second year completion date as July 31, 2019.

Further details would be hosted through announcement on the Institute website only. For further clarifications, if any, you may write to PTassessment@icai.in

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hari

if i have applied for the exam but not appeared. can i apply for the next time

karethik
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how can i apply for the pttest after Expiry of applying date for exam? is there any alternative ?

Kajal Rawat
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Kajal Rawat

My articleship 1st year has been completed on 27th feb 2018. should I be eligible for article assesment test to be conducted on 23 sep?

KRISHNA
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KRISHNA

NO, YOU NEED NOT APPEAR FOR THE LEVEL 1 EXAM

kavita sharma
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kavita sharma

My articleship 1st year going to be completed on 3rd oct. Should I eligible for article assessment test conducted on 21st oct.

Ram
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Ram

You are exempt for this time. You will be eligible at Jan to March quarter.

DATTA JADHAO
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DATTA JADHAO

WHILE APPLYING TEST PORTAL SAYING CURRENTLY YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR TEST

HARSH ULLAS MEHTA
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HARSH ULLAS MEHTA

MY ARTICLE OF 1ST YEAR IS COMPLETED ON 24 OCT 2017 WEATHER I AM ELIGIBLE FOR ARTICLE TRAINING TEST ON 26TH AUGUST 2018

SAYEED
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SAYEED

I AM A IPCC STUDENT I WANT TO REGISTER FOR ARTICLE SHIP ASSESSMENT FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST HOW CAN I REGISTER FOR ASSESSMENT PLASE GUIDE MEN OR SEND ME LINK.

Harsh Goyal
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Harsh Goyal

Hi everyone, can someone please mention the syllabus for First-year test?

Akshay Makwana
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Akshay Makwana

When, where to register for ATT can any one tell me about registration procedure for ATT .

manoj singh
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bhai itna uttavla mat ban

sush
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sush

I also in same confusion when ,from where to get register for the same……….

SHIVAM GUPTA
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SHIVAM GUPTA

jiski articleship agar nov.2016 mei start hui ho and abhi april -june Quarter Mei 1.5 year HUa Ho to uska paper level 1 hoga ya sirf level 2

Akshay Makwana
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Akshay Makwana

level 1

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