A candidate who is pursuing the final year of graduation course should provisionally register to the Intermediate course and will be confirmed later
Graduates and post graduates of any discipline who have secured the prescribed percentage of marks are now eligible to join the Integrated Professional Competence Course without appearing for the entrance examination (the Common Proficiency Test) for the CA programme.
Chairman of the Coimbatore Branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India K. Jalapathi has said in a release that commerce students who have secured minimum 55 per cent or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognised university and non commerce students who have secured minimum 60 per cent are exempted from passing the CPT.
A candidate who is pursuing the final year of graduation course should provisionally register to the Intermediate course and will be confirmed later.
The new scheme is an opportunity for graduates and post graduates to pursue Chartered Accountancy course without appearing for the entrance examination, which was mandatory till July 31, 2012, he said.
They can complete the course in three-and-a-half years if they pass all examinations and complete the training programmes.
The students who register will have to undergo three years of training under a practising Chartered Accountant.
They will be eligible to appear for the Integrated Professional Competence Examination after completion of nine months of training.
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