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Important Announcement

The Examination Committee at its 497th meeting held in September, 2012 has decided that students appearing in November 2012 examinations will not be examined with respect to specific services in the area of service tax laws in the following papers:

(i) Part-II – Service Tax and VAT of Paper 5: Taxation (PCE)

(ii) Part-II Service Tax and VAT of Paper 4: Taxation (IPCE)

(iii) Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws (Final Examination)

Accordingly, the BoS’ announcement dated 14.09.2011 specifying eight taxable services for Paper 4: Taxation (IPCE) and thirty two taxable services for Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws (Final) for examination purposes stands withdrawn. It is further clarified that the following chapters of the respective Study Materials will NOT be relevant for November, 2012 examinations:

(i) IPCE

Unit 2 of Chapter 2: Taxable Services of Part II: Service tax and VAT of Volumes I and II of the Study Material for Paper 4: Taxation.

(ii) Final Examination

Chapter 4: Gamut and Coverage of Taxable Services of Volumes II and III of the Study Material for Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws.

(iii) PCE

Following chapters of Part II: Service tax and VAT of Volumes I and II of Study Material for Paper 4: Taxation (IPCC)*

  1. Unit 2 of Chapter 2: Taxable Services,
  2. Chapter 5 :Input Tax Credit and Composition Scheme for Small Dealers, and
  3. Chapter 6 : VAT Procedures

*As is already communicated, the Study Material and Practice Manual of Paper 4: Taxation (IPCC) is also relevant for Paper 5: Taxation (PCC) students.

All the remaining chapters are applicable for the examination purposes. Students may take note of it and prepare accordingly.

Any queries with regard to this announcement may be sent at smita@icai.org, shefali.jain@icai.in or swati.bos@icai.org.

Director, Board of Studies

Click here to download the above Announcement in PDF Format- Non-Applicability of Taxable Services in PCE-Paper 5: Taxation, IPCE-Paper 4: Taxation and Final-Paper 8: Indirect Tax Laws for November, 2012 examinations.

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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July 4, 2012

Sub: Implementation of e-Diary (Student’s Work Diary) System

All Articled/ Audit Assistants are hereby informed that due to technical issues implementation of e-diary system for capturing the work done by students, review by the Principal, alert for due dates and monitoring at the Institute’s level is kept in abeyance.

Fresh date of its implementation would be announced shortly.

Director, Board of Studies

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


Extension of Common Proficiency Course (CPC) registration date upto 5th October, 2012

Important Announcement

BoS/Announcement/227/12

June 27, 2012

In view of the closure of banks on account of half yearly closing on 29th September, 2012 followed by Sunday i.e. 30th September, 2012, the last date for registration for Common Proficiency Course (CPC) shall be 5th October, 2012 for being eligible to appear in the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) to be held in December, 2012.

Accordingly, students can submit the application form for registration for CPC upto 5th October, 2012 for the December, 2012 – Common Proficiency Test.

Director, Board of Studies

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


ANNOUNCEMENT

June 13, 2012

Status of Intervening Holidays during CA Examination

The Council of the Institute recently considered the issue regarding status of intervening holidays during CA Examinations and decided that the break in between examination days, though not holidays, be treated as period actually served under articles.

The Council further decided that if an articled assistant appears for one group, all intervening break for any reason, from the day of commencement of CA examination till the day of last examination of the concerned group and similarly, if an articled assistant appears for both groups then all intervening break for any reason from the day of commencement of CA Examination and completion of both groups of the examination be treated as part of the training and the articled assistants be deemed to be on duty accordingly.

Accordingly, all intervening holidays or break due to any reason, falling in between the day of commencement of CA Examination till its completion as above explained will be treated as part of the training i.e. the articled assistants be deemed to be on duty.

Secretary

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

No. 13-CA(Exams)/CPT/June 2012/

Dated June 11, 2012

Due to unavoidable circumstances, the examination Centre of 200 candidates bearing Roll No. from 218290 to 218489 for CPT (Common Proficiency Test – Examination) to be held on 17th June, 2012 has been changed to DOON PUBLIC SCHOOL, B-2, PASCHIM VIHAR, BEHIND LAXMI NARAYAN MANDIR, NEW DELHI-110 063 ( in place of St. Mathew’s Public School, A-6 Paschim Vihar, New Delhi-110 063).

Admit Card already issued remains the same and valid for appearing in the said CPT at Doon Public School, New Delhi.

Candidates bearing Roll No. from 218290 to 218489 are requested to make a note of the above and accordingly appear at Doon Public School, New Delhi. Candidates are advised, in their own interest, to visit in advance the Doon Public School, B-2, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi to familiarize themselves with the location of the said School.

Help Desk Numbers: (0120) 3054 851, 3054 852, 3054 853, 3054 835, 3054 806.

E-mail: cpt_exam@icai.in

Additional Secretary (Exams.)

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.