Complete Information & FAQs about AICITSS issued by ICAI explained!
Frequently Asked Questions in connection with Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (AICITSS) and Advanced IT Course and Test there under.
Advanced ICITSS is a combination of Management Communication Skills and Advanced IT Course of 4 weeks and is effective from 1st July, 2017 with the implementation of New Scheme of Education and Training.
You can apply for registration through www.icaionlineregistration.org and reserve your seat at respective ITT Centre of ICAI.
The Programme Organizing Units have been advised to increase the batch size and provide seats to such students who are willing to undergo the Advanced ICITTS- Advanced IT Course. However, in case of any difficulty, you may contact the Board of Studies at 0120-3045987/964.
In terms of Regulation 51E of the CA Regulations 1988, an articled assistant is required to undergo the Advanced ICITSS- Advanced IT course anytime during the last 2 years of his/her practical training. For further details please refer to answers to questions from 6-12.
Candidates who have undergone the Advanced ICITSS- Advanced IT course are eligible to apply for the Advanced ICITSS- Advanced IT test, conducted by the Exam Dept.
I. Relating to eligibility
Position of various categories of candidates with reference to their eligibility to appear in Final exam
A. Final (New Course)(Held under the syllabus approved by the Council under Regulation 31(iv) of the CA Regulations, 1988.
|Sr No||Category||Remarks||When to complete|
|1||Final (New) course (registration for which commenced from 1st July 2017)||Should complete the Advanced (ICITSS)- Advanced IT course and pass the test there under||Before appearing in Final (New) course exam|
|2||Converted from Final (Old) course to Final (New) course-Not appeared in Final exam in the Final (Old) course.||Should complete the Advanced (ICITSS)– Advanced IT course and pass the test there under, upon conversion to the Final (New ) Course.||Before appearing in Final (New Course) exam|
|3||Converted from Final (Old) to Final (New) course-Appeared in Final (Old) Course exam earlier||Should complete the Advanced (ICITSS)- Advanced IT course and pass the test there under, upon conversion to the Final (New ) Course.||Either before orafter appearing in Final (New) course exam but in any case before applying for membership|
B. Final (Old) course (Held under the syllabus approved by the Council under Regulation 31(ii) of the CA Regulations, 1988
|Sr NO||Category||Remarks||When to complete|
|4||Final (Old) course- Completed Advanced ITT course||No need to do Advanced ICITSS- Advanced IT course.||Not applicable|
|5||Final(Old) course)- Not Completed Advanced ITT course- (includes those who have already passed Final exam)||Should complete the Advanced (ICITSS) – Advanced IT course and pass the test there-under||Before applying for membership|
|6||Final(Old) course-Commenced Article ship on or before 1st February 2013 and continue to be under the Old Scheme||No need to do Advanced ICITSS- Advanced IT Course. However, upon conversion to Final (New) Course, will be required to complete the Advanced ICITSS Advanced IT course and also pass the test held there under.||Not applicable. However, upon conversion to Final (New) Course, they will be required to complete the Advanced ICITSS- course and also pass the test there under. (Please refer to Sr No 2 and 3, of Table I given above.|
Details are as follows:
FOR THOSE WHO ARE REGISTERED IN THE FINAL (NEW COURSE), UNDER THE SYLLABUS APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL UNDER REGULATION 31(iv) OF THE CA REGULATIONS, 1988