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CA & CS Final


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Posted On 19 December 2008 at 13:31 Report Abuse

Hi Everybody,

ICAI has announced new scheme for CA course: CPT-IPCC-Final, obviously new scheme is reducing 6 months of articleship but what about that extra one year practice under Any CA to get ATC certificate.

Previously this degree takes only 2 months for CPT & after that 3.5 yrs. of articleship toatal around 4 yrs. but now don't you think that 9 months for IPCC & 1 year training after that 3 yrs. of articleship so total is almost 5 yrs.

plz guide me i m totally confused what should i opt as i have appeared for CPT in this dec 2008...what should i do next...as i want to complete it in minimum time...plz refer me PCC OR IPCC?

Thnaks & Regards

Ganga Agarwal


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Shama
CA Final


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Posted On 19 December 2008 at 14:05

I think 1 year of training is for ATC. For CA course, its only 3 years of articleship and training is included in it. It is still 4 years. Please confirm it





paras kapoor
ca student


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Posted On 19 December 2008 at 14:18

hi, i have passed cpt in feb 2008 and now i have completed 9 months of articleship but due to articleship i didn't get time for studies. so, please tell me that can swith on to new scheme of ipcc is preferrable for me or not? Also give me idea that if i go for ipcc now than when my exam will due?



Surya Jain
Student


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Posted On 19 December 2008 at 15:09

Someone has attached the letter regarding IPCC which has written by Ved jain.

Surya




Hitesh Kothari
Article


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Posted On 19 December 2008 at 15:43

Dear All,

Proposal

The IPCC  

The ICAI has now proposed to amend the regulations (Notification dated September 1, 2008) so that henceforth to do articleship the candidate has to pass both the CPT and Group I of the proposed Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC) .

This course has three levels — Group I, Accounting Technician (optional) and Group II. A candidate enrolled for the IPCC shall be eligible to three years articleship on passing the Group I or Accounting Technician level.

The regulation is silent about the number of papers and the details of the syllabus of these Groups and that of Accounting Technician course.

A reading of the regulation indicates that it is nothing but a throw back to the erstwhile Foundation or PE-I examination. Quite ironically the regulation has been notified along with the proposed Accounting Technician course but a candidate passing Group II of the proposed IPCC course is not permitted to register for articleship.

The articleship period in effect is reduced to three years but the minimum time for completing the course will be four years as against the existing three-and-a-half years.

Or Check here : http://srini196812.wordpress.com/2008/09/24/another-scheme-change-by-icai/




kirthi
student


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Posted On 19 December 2008 at 21:21

NO GANGA ONLY 3 YRS FOR CA COURSE & IF YOU ARE ALREADY UNDERGOING TRAINING THEN THAT PERIOD WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM TOTAL ARTICLESHIP PERIOD




Khushi
CA & CS Final


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Posted On 20 December 2008 at 07:06

i am just waiting for the CPT results. what should i do now PCC or IPCC i want to do CA in minimum time. plz guide me.




Aisha
ENTREPRENEUR


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Posted On 20 December 2008 at 07:50

BoS/Announcement/IPCC/227/2008 December 11, 2008

 

NEW SCHEME OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

INTEGRATED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE COURSE (IPCC)

[INTRODUCED ON 3RD DECEMBER, 2008]
 
To qualify as a Chartered Accountant………
-
    • Enrol for Common Proficiency Test (CPT), after passing Class 10 examination
    • Pass 10+2 examination and CPT
    • Enrol for Group I or Group II or for both Group I and Group II
    • Successfully complete 9 months of Study Course
    • Successfully complete Orientation Course of one week spanning over 35 hours and covering topics, such as, personality development, communication skills, office procedures, business environment, general commercial knowledge, etc
    • Successfully complete Information Technology Training (ITT) or Computer Training Programme
    • Appear and pass Group I as well as Group II of Integrated Professional Competence Examination (IPCE)
    • Group I is composed of four papers and Group II is composed of three papers
    • Register as Articled Assistant for a period of 3 years, on passing either Group I or both the Groups of IPCE
    • Get IPCE Certificate, on passing both the Groups of IPCE
    • Appear in IPCC Final Examination during last 6 months of 3 years of articled training
    • Pass Group I as well as Group II of IPCC Final Examination
    • Complete remaining period of articled training, if applicable
    • Successfully complete the Course on General Management and Communication Skills
    • Get IPCC Final Examination Certificate
    • Enrol as a member of ICAI and designate as “Chartered Accountant”


Students already passed CPT but not yet registered as articled assistant

 

till 31st January, 2009, and students who would be passing CPT

 

examination(s) being held in the month of December, 2008 can enrol

 

themselves for IPCC upto 31st January, 2009, so as to be eligible to

 

appear in the first IPC Examination to be held in November, 2009

* * * *
TRANSITION PROVISIONS FOR EXISTING STUDENTS OF PE-II/PCE
 
FOR CONVERSION TO INTEGRATED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE
 
COURSE/ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN LEVEL
FOR EXISTING PE-II STUDENTS


    • Existing PE-II students registered by virtue of having passed Graduate Degree shall continue to appear in PE-II examination till May, 2009
    • Existing PE-II students registered by virtue of having passed PE-I Examination can continue, at their discretion to appear in PE-II examination till May, 2009 or switch over immediately to existing Professional Competence Course upto 30th June, 2009 and thereafter shall be compulsorily required to switch over to Integrated Professional Competence Course Examination [IPCC]
    • Candidates who have passed one of the groups of PE-II or PCE shall be eligible for paper wise exemption in IPCC/ATC Students of PE-II will continue to get paper wise exemption [secured on the basis of 60% and above marks] upon conversion in the corresponding paper(s) of PCE/IPCC for the remaining un-expired chance(s)


    • Eligible to grant of Accounting Technician Level Certificate after passing the remaining papers of Group I of IPCC and upon completion of three years of Articleship or one year work experience after passing Group I of IPCC
    • Eligible to appear in Final Examination after passing remaining papers of Group I and Group II of IPCC and while in last six months of Articleship
    • Last PE-II Examination will be held in May, 2009
    • After passing Final Examination, completion of prescribed period of Articleship andGMCS Course, students will be eligible for membership of the Institute
 
FOR EXISTING STUDENTS OF PCE


    • Registration to Professional Competence Course will be upto 30th June, 2009
    • Last PCE Examination will be held in November, 2012. Thereafter, all students of PCE will be compulsorily required to appear in Integrated Professional Competence Course Examination [IPCC] effective from May, 2013
    • Students of PCE will continue to get paper wise exemption [secured on the basis of 60% and above marks] upon conversion in the corresponding paper(s) of IPCC for the remaining un-expired chance(s)
    • Students of PCE who have passed one of the Groups will be eligible for grant of paper wise exemption in IPCC Examination Students of PCE will continue to do Articleship as per deed of Articleship already executed
    • Students of PCE after passing Group I and Group II of IPCC will be allowed to appear in Final Examination during the last six months of Articleship
    • After passing Final Examination, completion of prescribed period of Articleship and GMCS Course, students will be eligible for membership of the Institute

By : Dave 

http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/messages/2008/12/18168_shocking_but_true_.asp

 

NEW SCHEME OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN COURSE (ATC)

[INTRODUCED ON 3RD DECEMBER, 2008]


To become an Accounting Technician………
 
    • Enrol for Common Proficiency Test (CPT) after passing Class 10 examination
    • Pass 10+2 examination and CPT
    • Enrol for Accounting Technician Course (ATC)
    • Successfully complete 9 months of Study Course
    • Successfully complete Orientation Course of one week spanning over 35 hours and covering topics, such as, personality development, communicationskills, office procedures, business environment, general commercial knowledge, etc
    • Successfully complete Information Technology Training (ITT) or Computer Training Programme
    • Pass Group I of Integrated Professional Competence Examination (IPCE)
    • Group I is composed of four papers
    • Successfully complete one year work experience under a chartered accountant in practice or in industry
    • Get ATC Certificate
    • Designate as Accounting Technician

 

 

Scope for acquiring CA qualification, even after becoming Accounting Technician:
-
    • Enrol in Group II of Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC)
    • Register as Articled Assistant for a period of 3 years
    • Pass Group II of IPCE
    • Appear in IPCC Final Examination during last 6 months of 3 years of articled training
    • Pass both the Groups of IPCC Final examination
    • Complete remaining period of articled training, if applicable
    • Successfully complete the Course on General Management and Communication Skills
    • Get IPCC Final Examination Certificate
    • Enrol as a member of ICAI and designate as “Chartered Accountant”
* * * *




Aisha
ENTREPRENEUR


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Posted On 20 December 2008 at 07:55




b.s.gokul
final student


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Posted On 20 December 2008 at 09:41

it s better if u go with PCC



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