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[No.13-CA(Exams)/WdngPlcy/2012 – November 16, 2012]

In terms of the provisions of Regulation 39 (4) of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988, the candidates of an examination conducted by the Institute have the facility to apply for verification of their answer books as to whether their answers in any particular paper or papers have been examined and marked. Similarly, they also have the facility to apply for inspection and/or have a certified copy of their answer books in terms of the related procedure as approved by the Council of the Institute.

The answer books involving applications received seeking verification, inspection and/or certified copy, as also the applications received under the Right to Information Act, 2005, in relation to a given examination are retained for a maximum period of one year from the date of declaration of results of relevant examination. As regards answer books involving matters which are subjudice [(i.e. involving litigation (either within the Institute or outside the Institute such as Hon’ble Courts of judicature, Central Information Commission or other similar forums)], the same are retained till the conclusion of the litigation proceedings in such fora.

All other answer books in relation to a given examination are retained for a period of four months (120) days from the date of declaration of result of the relevant examination.

The above is for the information of all concerned.

Click here to download the above Announcement in PDF Format- Announcement – [No.13-CA(Exams) dated on November 16, 2012].

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Requests for verification/inspection/supply of copies of evaluated answer books of CA exams can be made either through handwritten applications or on-line from and the applicable fees can also be paid on-line, either through VISA/MASTER credit/debit card.

To begin with, on-line application facility for the purpose, is made available only for candidates of CA Final, Integrated Professional Competence Examination and Professional Competence Examination.

The fee payable for the services, is the same, irrespective of whether the application is physical or online.

Candidates making an on-line request for the above, will have to upload scanned copy of their handwritten application (duly signed) containing all the relevant details. They get confirmation of successful transaction, on-line.

Candidates who make on-line application for the above, are not required to take a print-out of the application and send them by post.

For more details, candidates may refer to the Frequently Asked Questions on the subject, hosted on

Candidates desirous of submitting the handwritten applications can send the same along with the demand drafts for the applicable fees by Speed Post/ Registered Post at the following address:

The Additional Secretary (Exams)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Indraprastha Marg

New Delhi 110 002

Exam Dept.

Source: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.