( Expert )
09 November 2007
Attention of the students is invited to para (v) of the Announcement: Ancment/BOS/227/06/2007 dated February 7, 2007 appended below. It is clarified that students who have registered for three years of articles with the date of commencement as 1st November, 2007 or before, would be eligible to appear in Final (Old) exam to be held in November, 2009 provided they would be serving the last twelve months of practical training on 1st November, 2009 and complying with the eligibility requirements laid down by the Board of Studies.
Director of Studies I/C
Introduction of Final Course under New Syllabus and other related Issues (Revised Guidelines)
February 7, 2007
(i) Final Course under New syllabus is introduced. Admission to the Final (New) Course under the Regulation 29B of the Chartered Accountants (Amendment) Regulations, 2006 will commence on and from February 1, 2007.
(ii) Existing students of Final (old) course may switch over to Final (New) course and continue with the existing scheme of articleship, if any, which they are undergoing. They will be provided a new set of study materials at a cost of Rs.1100.
(iii) Students, who have passed the Professional Education (Examination-II) / Intermediate Examination but not yet joined Final course and also not completed the articleship training, may join the Final (New) Course.
Students who have undergone Professional Education (Course-II) with articleship but not yet completed the same, will continue the articleship under the same scheme which they are undergoing presently. They will be allowed to appear in the Final Examination under the new syllabus pending last six months of articleship training on or before the last day of the month preceding the month in which the examination is held.
Students who have undergone Professional Education (Course-II), without articleship, will undergo three years of articleship training and they will be allowed to appear in the Final Examination under the new syllabus pending last six months of articleship training on or before the last day of the month preceding the month in which the examination is held.
They will be required to pay fees as given below:
Final Course – Without articleship Rs.8500
With articleship Rs.9000 (including articled registration fee of Rs.500)
In addition, students have to pay Rs.500 on account of registration fee with Board of Studies and Rs.500 on account of Students’ Association fee if these fees are not paid earlier.
(iv) Students who have passed Professional Education (Examination-II) / Intermediate Examination and who have completed articleship training may join Final (New) course under Regulation 29B of the Chartered Accountants (Amendment) Regulations, 2006 and appear in the first Final (New) Course Examination to be held in November, 2008. They will be required to pay a fee of Rs.8500.
(v) Admission to Final (old) course under Regulation 29A of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988 will continue till October 31, 2007. Students who will join the same are required to pay the following fees:
Final Course – Without articleship Rs.4000
With articleship Rs.4600
(vi) First Final Examination (New) Course will be held in November, 2008 and Last Final Examination (Old) Course will be held in November, 2009.