ICAI begins free online service to edit CA application forms

ICAI, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, who conducts Charter Accountant exams, will now let candidates edit their applications post submission. The ICAI would open the edit window for at least a week for editing details like centre, medium or group. With the introduction of the editing process, candidates will also enjoy the liberty to take the exam overseas and from a single group to both groups.

Moreover, the candidates who have applied with the old syllabus can apply with the new syllabus. The second largest professional body of Chartered Accountants in the world, ICAI has now joined hands with National Testing Agency and also the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), giving an added advantage to the candidates to correct their errors if any.

“It is found that some candidates while filling the examination application form do not exercise reasonable care and commit errors and seek a change of Centre/Group/Medium, on account of errors committed by them in their examination application forms, after submission,” said a notification released by the ICAI.

What can you change?

Personal details
Old to new Syllabus


“The facility is free of cost,” said the notification.

“With a view to provide an opportunity to the candidates to correct such errors made by them while submitting their examination application forms, it has been decided to put in place an online facility to view and correct errors if any, committed by them while submitting the examination application form, in the fields of Centre/ Group/ Medium, (i.e. for seeking change of Centre/Group/Medium), with effect from May 2015 examinations,” the notification added.

Important instructions released by the institute

Manual applications seeking a change of Centre/Group/Medium will not be entertained.

The on-line window for seeking a change of Centre/Group/Medium will be made available at https://icaiexam.icai.org

Candidates may please note that there will be NO second opportunity/correction window-2 (with Fees)
Candidates will be able to check the status of their request for change of centre/group/medium, if approved, in their admit cards

Admit cards will be issued to the candidates who apply through this “Correction Window”, after incorporating the changes sought

The candidate will be required to upload a scanned copy of a handwritten/ typed application for change of Centre/Group/Medium duly signed.

Courtesy: India Today

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