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Answer-sheet presentation

rakshit ( ) (102 Points)

26 July 2009  

How to present ur answer sheet ???

What is answer sheet size ??? Near aby A4 i guess.

Can we draw accounts horizontally instead of vertical

Use of colour pen pencils are allowed or not.

Underlineing is allowed or not


 6 Replies

M@ni$h $h@rm@ (Kolkata) (CA Final Nov 2010) (2119 Points)
Replied 26 July 2009

Originally posted by :raksh*t
" How to present ur answer sheet ???
What is answer sheet size ??? Near aby A4 i guess.
Can we draw accounts horizontally instead of vertical
Use of colour pen pencils are allowed or not.
Underlineing is allowed or not
"


 

1. Yes, A4 size

2. Usually we don't prefer but you can

3. Only Blue & Black pen are allowed

4. Yes underlining is allowed

        Please revert back

Jasmine (CA Final) (209 Points)
Replied 27 July 2009

Originally posted by :Manish Sharma
"


Originally posted by :raksh*t


"
How to present ur answer sheet ???
What is answer sheet size ??? Near aby A4 i guess.
Can we draw accounts horizontally instead of vertical
Use of colour pen pencils are allowed or not.
Underlineing is allowed or not
"




 
1. Yes, A4 size
2. Usually we don't prefer but you can
3. Only Blue & Black pen are allowed
4. Yes underlining is allowed
        Please revert back
"

only blue or blue black ink is allowed and NOT BLACK
 

rakshit ( ) (102 Points)
Replied 28 July 2009

what about word limit in theory papers ???

M@ni$h $h@rm@ (Kolkata) (CA Final Nov 2010) (2119 Points)
Replied 30 July 2009

Dear raksh*t,

                  As such there is no word limit in theory paper. But to get marks you have

to write the answer to the point with proper explanation. The lengthy answer doesnot

get high marks with compare to small answer to the point.

Ankur Garg (Company Secretary and Compliance Officer)   (114654 Points)
Replied 30 July 2009

SOME PRESENTATION SKILL FOR WRITING PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS

 

 

As we all know presentation plays a very important role in fetching high marks especially in CA Exam. You may use the following tips which I have observed during my study and used in my CS and CA exams:

 

1.          In practical problems never start your answer with Yes or No unless you are 100% sure. First mention the relevant provision and show in your answer how you reach the conclusion. In the end conclude your answer in the following manner : “On the basis of above discussion we can conclude that as per the Section-166 Annual General Meeting can not be convened on a public holiday.”  (Consider this as an example).

 

On the contrary if you are 100% sure from the very beginning always start your answer with Yes or No. Like in the above problem it is very much sure that AGM can not be held on a public holiday.

 

2.                   Try and always mention the relevant section. Make it a habit. Do not ask anybody regarding the importance of remembering a section. If you make it a habit now it will 100% pay at the time of your final preparation.

 

3.                   In distinctive question never segregate 2 provisions with the help of a line.

 

For example: Distinguish between Fixed and Floating Charge

Mention the distinction in the following way:

(i)                 Fixed charge is created in the specific property on the other hand floating charge is created on the class of property.

(ii)               Fixed charge clutch the property whereas floating charge floats over the property.

 

Conclusion: You should use “on the other hand” OR “whereas” to club two different provisions.

 

4.         Use only Blue and Black Pen to write. Never use any other colour otherwise wastage of time and bed impression on teacher.

 

5.         You may underline the relevant provision or any substantial provision.

 

6.         Start your answer from a new page with the heading “Answer to Question No. 1/2/3 or 10”

 

7.         Try and improve your recalling power. When you firs see the question the entire answer should be in your mind. (Yes it is 100% possible). Benefit: You’ll be able to complete your answer with more valuable content as compare to others and very quickly & within a certain time frame. When other writes 5-6 points you write at least 8-10 points.

 

8.         In theory paper never read practical problems first. First attempt flat questions. Like in Audit or Law first attempt short notes or distinctions etc.

Reason for not attempting the practical problems first is that in the beginning you have enough time to read it twice or thrice and waste your time.

 

9.         If you mention any case law highlight it properly. Write it in the following way:

                          Ram Singh

                               Vs.

                       Union of India

 

10.        In distinction problems first write something (2-3 lines) about the topic. Example: Like in the distinction between Interim and Final Dividend write some about Interim and Final Dividend and mention in the end: “hence the points of distinction between Interim and Final Dividend are as follows”    

 

11.        If in a passage there are various points try and write them separately in points and give them separate number.

 

12.        In exam never use short forms like AGM, EGM, CG, CLB, ROC, ICSI, ICAI, SAP, AS.

Etc.

 

13.        When you start your answer by using a section use like this:

            “As per Section-171 of the Companies Act, 1956”  

 

14.        Do not worry you may start your paper by answering question No. 10 first.

 

15.        You may experiment all these points in your university exams or rather I would say you should use university exams to improve your writing skills.

 

16.        I have seen many students after receiving their exam copy start making margins with their scale on the left side of the exam copy. This is some thing really horrible. Avoid it.

 

17.        While writing be specific about your answer. In other words write your answer to the point. (Faltu copy bharna baker hai professional exams mai)

 

18.        Try and make an effort to complete your paper 100%. In other words attempt full paper of 100 marks. This is very important for fetching more marks.

 

19.        Try and avoid cutting of words. (See the example below)

 

Whenever a company fails to file the  annual accounts and annual returns, desc -ribed in sub-clause (A) of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274, persons who are directors on the last due date for filing the annual accounts and the annual returns for any continuous three financial years commencing on and after the first day of April, 1999, shall be disqualified.

 

Observe the first line of the Para above and see the word described. Half the word is in first line and half is in second line. This is some thing very poor as far as professional exams are concerned. So avoid it.

 

20.       During your preparation try and study everything. Everything here means each and every topic. The basic idea behind this point is that you must have something relevant to write about the given topic.

 

For example a short note came in the paper regarding “Reserve Capital” u/s 99 of Companies Act, 1956 if you have never ever heard about Reserve Capital then you’ll be completely blank. So to avoid such situation this point may be prove helpful to you all.

           

Hope youagree with me on the above mentioned points. I am very hopeful that these points surely add something to your Examination copy. Wish you all the best. Give your best shot.

 

Best Regards

Vedant (Student) (22 Points)
Replied 28 September 2020

Can anyone tell me what type of sheets,i.e, horizontal or vertical sheets would be provided for writing accountancy exam in ca foundation because the account current chapter has got really big accounts to make., like six on the debit and credit each... So please tell me so that i can practice accordingly...

Thanks in advance.


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