The present scenario of the world is based on the technology and therefore a Chartered Accountant (CA) in practice must have the profound knowledge of the digital environment so that he can help the present business world and form an opinion in a better way as to whether the financial statement of his client give true and fair views of its profit or loss for the period.
You may be acquainted with the words like ERP/ CAAT/ GAS/ E-Governance/ Network Security Audit & Review/ IT Enabled Services (ITES) etc. and all these IT challenges would be converted into opportunities for ISA qualified CA professionals.
Information System Audit Community (ISA COM) site is developed by ICAI to facilitate chartered Accountants who are the participants of the Post Qualification Course (PQC) on Information System Audit. This is the exclusive online portal which offers the twin facilities of Researched Online Study Material (ROSM) for students and DISAs and Online Practice Test (OLPT) for the benefit of members pursuing the PQC on ISA.
ISA COM is a unique learning and testing facility for members to not only have a self-assessment of their learning but also learn from the content available including Glossary of IT and audit terms for quick reference.
Information System Audit – Assessment Test Dec 2018
If you are enrolled as a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Eligibility Certificate have been issued to you by the Committee on Information Technology (CIT) of the CA Institute then you may apply on or before 6th Dec, 2017 for Information Systems Audit (ISA) Course Assessment Test scheduled on Saturday, 22nd December, 2018 from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM.
In pursuance of Paragraph 7 of Post Qualification Course and Examination in ISA Course Assessment Test under Regulation 204 of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988, the Council of the ICAI vide its notification No.13-CA(EXAM)/ISA/Dec/2018 dated 20th Nov, 2018 announced that next ISA-AT will be held on 22-12-2018 at the 61 cities provided that sufficient number of candidates offer themselves to appear from each city.
- Online Application Form Starts: 20th Nov, 2018
- Last Date for Online Form Filling: 4th December, 2018
- Date of Examination: Saturday, 22nd Dec, 2018
- Timings of Examination: 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (IST)
Eligibility for ISA-AT Dec 2018:
If you have already passed the Information Systems Audit – Eligibility Test (ISA – ET) then only you are eligible to apply for appearing in the Information Systems Audit Assessment Test (ISA AT) scheduled to be held on 22nd Dec 2018. ISA – AT is conducted by the Committee on Information Technology (CIT) of ICAI.
Note that mere possession of Professional Training Certificate or have completed daily class/module tests/project work etc. is not enough for becoming eligible to appear in the Assessment Test. Therefore, you have to pass the ISA Eligibility Test and receive an Eligibility Certificate issued by the Committee on Information Technology (CIT) of the CA Institute.
Apply online for ISA-AT December 2018:
You may visit the site isaat.icaiexam.icai.org on or from 20th Nov, 2018 to apply for Information Systems Audit (ISA) Course Assessment Test – Dec 2018. However, the last date for filling of online application is 4th Dec, 2018.
(ISA-AT under New Syllabus available from 22nd November 2018)
- Cost of Online Application Form: ₹100/-
- ISA-AT Exam Fee: ₹2000/-
Address to which the printout (PDF) of the application form submitted online has to be sent by Speed Post/ Registered Post so as to reach on or before 4th Dec, 2018:
The Joint Secretary (Exams),
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
‘ICAI Bhawan’ Indraprastha Marg
New Delhi 110 002.
Offline Application for ISA-AT December 2018:
You may download the Hard Copy (PDF format) of Application Form from official website of CA Institute for admission to the Assessment Test. After downloading the format of application form pay the fee by way of Demand Draft for ₹2100/- (₹2000/- as examination fees and ₹100/- towards the examination form) of any Scheduled Bank drawn in favour of “The Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India“, payable at New Delhi.
The hard copy of application form (without folding) in an envelope superscribed with the words, “APPLICATION FOR ISA-AT, December 2018” shall be sent at the above mentioned address so as to reach on or before 4th Dec, 2018. However, the applications received after 4th Dec, 2018 will not be entertained under any circumstances.
Requirement for passing ISA-AT:
A candidate for the Information Systems Audit (ISA) Course Assessment Test shall be declared ordinarily to have passed the examination if he / she obtains a minimum of 75% of the scaled marks in aggregate in the ISA Course Assessment Test. Accordingly, you are required to secure at least 75% of the scaled marks in aggregate in the ISA Course Assessment Test.