A student who has passed Intermediate / Professional Education (Examination – II) / Professional Competence Course and is serving his last 12 months of articles is eligible to complete the course. The requirement of compulsory attendance in this course applies to all the Articled/ Audit Assistants:
A student after being declared successful in the Final Examination under old or new scheme can be admitted as an associate member only after completion of the course on General Management and Communication Skills
A student who completes Three Months’ Residential Programme in General Management, Personality Development and Communication Skills organized by the Board of Studies will not be required to undergo GMCS Course.
21 February 2013
Implementation of New GMCS Programme - (30-04-2012)
________________________________________ The Council has decided that the General Management and Communication Skills (GMCS) Programme, presently being organized for 15 days for the CA students should be organized twice during the period of articled training as under:
(i) GMCS-I (15 days) - during 1st year of articled training
(ii) GMCS-II (15 days) - after completion of 18 months of training but before completion of articled training
In view of the above decision, it is hereby informed that GMCS-I & II Programme will be implemented in respect of those students, who will be registered for articled training on or after 1st May, 2012. Students, who are undergoing articled training or have been registered for articled training prior to 1st May, 2012 shall be governed by the existing GMCS Scheme. The fee for each programme of GMCS I & II shall be Rs.6,500/- only.
22 February 2013
For you old scheme of GMCS applicable, so you have to go for only one time GMCS of 15 days at any time in the last year of your articleship or after appearing to exams or after qualifying of CA Final. So can attend to GMCS at any time but should be complete before to applying for Membership.