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CA IPCCInstitute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced the exam dates for the next Integrated Professional Competency Course (IPCC). The examination will be held as Group I and II, in the month of November 2017. The application form for the CA IPCC November 2017 will be released on August 04, 2017. However, before June 30, 2017, the candidates will have to register with Board of Studies (BoS).

Latest – CA IPCC Nov 2017 Online Application process has started, Apply through the link below.

The revised scheme for IPCC paper has also been announced. However, the candidates giving the examination in November 2017 need not worry, as the Board of Studies (BoS) has not imposed it for them. The CA IPCC or Intermediate under the existing scheme will continue until May 2019. The first paper under the new scheme will be held in the month of May 2018. Hence, for some duration, both the scheme will go parallel. During this period, the candidates will have the opportunity to switch from existing scheme to the new one. Check complete details about the existing scheme of CA IPCC from Part I of this article and about the new scheme from Part II.

CA IPCC November 2017 Exam – Details on Existing Scheme (Part I)

The candidates appear for the IPCC exam in November 2017 can check complete details from here.

Important Dates for CA IPCC November 2017

The important dates for Chartered Accountant IPCC 2017 exam are as mentioned in the table below.

Events Important Dates
Last date to register with Board of Studies June 30, 2017
Application form will be available from August 04, 2017
The last date to submit the application form August 25, 2017
By submitting the late fee of Rs. 600, application form can be submitted until September 01, 2017
IPCC Group I Exam (2:00 pm to 5:00 pm) November 2, 5, 7, and 9, 2017
IPCC Group II Exam (2:00 pm to 5:00 pm) November 11, 13, and 15, 2017

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Eligibility Criteria of CA IPCC 2017

To pursue CA IPCC November course, the candidates applying through CPT Route, as well as Direct Route are eligible. If the candidates will be applying through the CPT route then they must have cleared the CPT exam.

The direct route candidates will only be able to apply for the course if they have secured a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying Graduates/ Post Graduate examination.

CA IPCC 2017 Registration

The Registration under CA is entirely different from Application Form Filling. The candidates willing to study IPC course are first required to Register with Board of Studies. Without registering with ICAI, the candidates will not be able to apply.

Exam Centres for CA IPCC 2017

As per the official notice of CA IPC, the examination will be held in 172 centers. These will be established across the Indian for the convenience of the candidates. Apart from these, 4 overseas exam centers will also be established, in the following countries:

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Dubai
  • Kathmandu
  • Muscat

The candidates can submit their choice for the exam centre, while submitting the application form. To check the complete list of CA IPCC 2017 exam centres, refer to the table below.

Also, there will be centers in these cities outside India.

Process for Submitting CA IPCC 2017 Application Form

The application form for IPC November 2017 will be released on the official website, which is icaiexam.icai.org. The candidates will be able to apply online only. To do so, candidates will have to click on the link which will be provided here and then follow the steps below:

  • Keep the cursor on the Login/Register tab.
  • Click on ‘New User Register Here’.
  • Submit details to register.
  • Fill the details in the application form.
  • Pay the application fee.

The application fee for CA IPCC 2017 is Rs. 600. The candidates will be able to remit it via VISA or Master Credit / Debit Card.

Admit Card for CA IPCC 2017

The admit card for the examination will be issued through the login. The practice of sending the offline admit card has ended.  The candidates will be able to download it by submitting the Login Id and Password. The entered Id and Password should be the same as that produced during the application form filling. Else, the admit card downloading portal will not open.

The admit card of CA IPCC is an important document. The candidates will not be able to take the examination if they do not possess the admit card. The link to access it will also be provided on this page and the candidates will have to download it within the provided time duration. The candidates must also ensure that they carry it as a hard copy, in good condition.

CA IPCC Exam Pattern

The Integrated Professional Competence Course is divided into two groups. The candidate needs to study six subjects in all. The Groups have total 7 papers in all, and the distribution of these are as below.

Group Papers Parts Marks Per Part Total Marks
I 1-Accounting 100
2-Business Laws, Ethics and Communication I-Business Laws and Company Law
II – Ethics
III – Communication
60
30
20
100
3-Cost Accounting and Financial Management I-Cost Accounting
II-Financial Management
50
50
100
4-Taxation I-Income Tax
II-Indirect Taxes
50
50
100
Group II 5-Advanced Accounting 100
6-Auditing and Assurance 100
7-InformationTechnology
and Strategic Management
A-Information Technology
B-Strategic Management
50

50

100

Syllabus for CA IPCC November Exam

The syllabus of the examination should be noted before starting the preparation for the exam. By doing so, the candidates will provide a direction to their preparation. The syllabus is given for all the six subjects. The candidates may check it from here.

Cutoff for IPCC 2017

The candidates will only qualify the examination, if they will score more than the cutoff marks. The minimum qualifying marks in the exam are 50%. However, the candidates will also have to score 40% marks in each section as well.

Result and IPCC 2017

The result of the exam will also be announced online. The candidates will be able to check it from the login, for which the link will be given on this page. To check the result, the candidates will have to submit:

  • 6 Digit Roll Number and Pin Number OR
  • Just the Registration Number.

The pass percentage and candidate data for the last year’s CA IPCC November exam is as mentioned below:

Group No. of Candidates Appeared No. of Candidates Qualified Pass Percentage
Group I 62123 18701 30.10%
Group II 69653 13424 19.27%
Group I and II 47766 15543 32%

CA IPCC Exam – Revised New Scheme Details (Part II)

The registration with BoS with the revised scheme will begin from July 01, 2017, and will end on December 31, 2017. The major difference under the revised scheme is that now there will be 8 paper, instead of 7. The major highlights are as below.

  • Business Laws, Ethics and Communication has been replaced with Corporate Laws & Other Laws.
  • Enterprise Information Systems & Strategic Management has replaced Information Technology And Strategic Management.
  • An additional Financial Management & Economics for Finance subject has been introduce in Group II.

The candidates may check the revised examination pattern from the table below:

Group Papers Parts Marks Per Part Total Marks
I 1-Accounting 100
2-Corporate Laws & Other Laws I-Company Laws
III- Other Laws
60
40
100
3-Cost Accounting and Financial Management I-Cost Accounting
II-Financial Management
50
50
100
4-Taxation I-Income Tax
II-Indirect Taxes
50
50
100
Group II 5-Advanced Accounting 100
6-Auditing and Assurance 100
7-Information Technology and Strategic Management A-Enterprise Information Systems
B-Strategic Management
50

50

100
8-Financial Management and Economics for Finance A- Financial Management
B- Economics for Finance
60
40
100

FAQs on CA IPCC Revised Scheme

Some of the queries of the candidates, on the revised scheme, has been discussed below. Candidates may leave a comment below for a query which has not been covered here.

Q. I will be appearing for IPCC in November 2017. How many paper will be there in Group II.
A. There will be seven papers.

Q. When is the Intermediate examination and conducted and what is the cut-off date for registration?
A. It is held in the month of May and November. To appear in these, the candidate must register until September 01 and March 01, respectively.

Q. I have registered for IPCC before June 30, 2017, but would like to give paper under revised scheme. Is it possible?
A. Yes, a candidate may switch from revised to new scheme. Each candidate will get 3 opportunities to take exam under both the schemes.

Q. Under the revised scheme, can I appear for IPCC through Direct scheme?
A. Yes, direct route candidates may appear for it.

Q. If I have appeared for CPT in June 2017, then can I apply for the IPCC existing scheme.
A. No. Only those candidates can apply for the existing scheme who will register with BoS before June 30, 2017.

Q.I have applied for CPT in June, now when can I appear for IPCC?
A. After completing 8 month study plan. If the candidate register by September they will be able to take the exam in May 2018.

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