[Set up by an Act of Parliament]

13-CA (Exams)/Observer Empanel /May – June -2016 15th March, 2016



It is proposed to empanel members to act as Observers for the forthcoming May/ June 2016 Chartered Accountants Examinations scheduled as under:

Intermediate (IPC) and Final exams from 2nd May 2016 to 16th May 2016

Common Proficiency Test (CPT) On 19th June 2016 (Sunday)

Eligibility criteria for empanelment:

Members who fulfill the following criteria are eligible for empanelment, to act as Observers.

i) He/she should not be more than 65 years of age as on the date of empanelment; i.e. 1 7th March, 2016.

ii) His/her name should have been borne on the Register of Members as on 1st November, 2013 and continues to be so;

iii) None of his/her relatives* or dependants* is / will be appearing in the ensuing Chartered Accountants Examinations / CPT in May/ June 2016 in any examination centres in India or

[* the term “relative” or “dependant” for the purpose shall include, in relation to an individual, the wife, husband, son, daughter-in-law, daughter, son-in-law, grandson, grand daughter, brother, brother’s wife, brother’s son, brother’s daughter, sister, sister’s husband, sister’s son, sister’s daughter, wife’s brother, wife’s sister and husband’s brother and husband’s sister]

iv) He/she is not coaching students for any of the examinations / test conducted by the Council of the Institute in any institutions / organization including Regional Councils / Branches of the Institute and also private coaching.

v) He/she has not been convicted by any court of Law and no disciplinary proceedings are pending against him/her, either by the ICAI / Disciplinary Directorate or by any other organization, both in India or abroad.

vi) He/she is not associated with the Institute as an elected/co-opted member of the Council / Regional Council / Managing Committee of any Branch of the ICAI.

vii) He/she shall abide by the Guidelines for Observer and / or any other instructions.


Honorarium of ` 1500/- per day / per session and ` 350/- as conveyance reimbursement for ‘A’ class cities and ` 250/- for other cities per day (to cover cost of local travel) besides reimbursement of postal, stationery, telephone expenses, if any, will be paid.

The list of A class cities is as under:

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi/ New Delhi, Hyderabad/ Secunderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, and Pune.

Duties of Observer:

A member will be allotted duties in the city of his professional address only as per Institute’s records.

The main duty of the observer is to ensure that the Question Paper Packets meant for the day of the exam, with the right code of the day are collected from the bank, (where they are kept under safe custody) opened and distributed to the candidates. Accordingly, Observer is required to be present in the assigned branch of the Bank/Examination Centre from the time when the code key is opened in the bank till the conclusion of the examination, i.e. till the answer books are pooled, reconciled, packed and handed over to the designated courier agency for dispatch to the Examination Department.

Once the duties are assigned for acting as an Observer in a particular examination centre, he/she should attend to the said assignment and send his/her report and bill in the prescribed format immediately after the completion of his / her assignment.

In case any member is unable to perform his / her assignment, the same may be communicated to the Examination Department well in advance. If a member neither informs the Examination Department nor discharges the duties assigned, he/she would be liable for such action under the provisions of the Chartered Accountants Act 1949 and the Regulations framed thereunder, as deemed fit.

Kindly note that giving false/misleading declaration regarding conflict of interest / involvement in coaching will lead to action under disciplinary provisions in accordance with the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 and the Rules and Regulations framed thereunder.

How to empanel:

A member who fulfills the above mentioned eligibility criteria, desirous of empanelling himself for the assignment, may do so, online at

Applications by any other mode will not be entertained. The activity schedule of the portal is as under:

Opening of the window for empanelment 17th March 2016

Closing of the window for empanelment 31st March 2016

Hosting of the details of allotment of assignments 22nd April 2016

Examination Department

Details of the cities in which the MAY/ JUNE 2016 examinations will take place are as under.

The cities/ places where the examinations will be held are given below:


(Covering States of Goa, Gujrat and Maharashtra and U. T. of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu)

Ahmedabad –I @ Dhule Mumbai – IV + Panvel Vapi
Ahmedabad –II @ Gandhidham Mumbai – V + Pimpri-Chinchwad Vasai –I ++
Ahmedabad –III @ Gandhinagar Mumbai – VI + Pune Vasai –II ++
Ahmedabad –IV @ Ichalkaranji Mumbai – VII + Rajkot
Ahmednagar Jalgaon Mumbai – VIII + Sangli
Akola Jamnagar Mumbai – IX + Satara
Amravati Kolhapur Nagpur – I* Solapur
Anand Latur Nagpur – II* Surat
Aurangabad Mapusa (Goa) Nagpur – III* Surendranagar
Bharauch Margao (Goa) Nanded Thane- I @@
Bhavnagar Mumbai – I + Nashik Thane – II @@
Bhiwandi Mumbai – II + Navi Mumbai Thane – III @@
Bhuj Mumbai – III + Navsari Vadodara


@ Ahmedabad is divided into four Zones, namely Zone I to Zone IV. The possible location of centres in the zones is as under:-

Zone I – Thaltej, Gurukul, Sola, Bopal, Bodakdev, Chandkheda, Gota, Vastrapur, Satellite, Memnagar

Zone II – Navrangpura, Naran pura,Nava Vadaj

Zone III – Shahibag, Paldi, Khanpur, Kalupur, Ellis Bridge

Zone IV – Isanpur, Juhapura, Sarkhaj, Naroda, Vasna, Maninagar, Ghodasar

+Mumbai is divided into nine Zones namely Zone I to Zone IX. The possible locations of the centres in the respective zones will be:

Zone I – Chruchgate, Charni Road, Mazgaon

Zone II – Parel – east, Dadar-east, Matunga, Wadala, King Circle, Sion, Chembur

Zone III – Vidyavihar, Ghatkopar, Bhandup, Mulund

Zone IV – Dadar – West, Bandra West

Zone V – Santacruz, Vile Parle, Andheri

Zone VI – Jogeshwari W, Goregaon W, Malad W

Zone VII – Jogeshwari E, Goregaon E, Malad E
Zone VIII – Kandiwali W, Boriwali W, Dahisar W

Zone IX – Kandiwali E, Boriwali E, Dahisar E

@@ Thane is divided into three Zones. The possible location of the centres in the respective zone will be:-

Zone I – Thane City, Kalwa

Zone II – Dombivili, Kalyan

Zone III – Ulhasnagar, Ambernath, Badlapur

*Nagpur is divided into three Zones. The possible location of the centres in the respective zone will be:-

Zone I – Wardhman Nagar, Gandhi Bagh, Mahal, Nandanwan

Zone II – Dharampeth, Bharat Nagar, Sitabuldi, Dhantoli

Zone III– Hanuman Nagar, Manewada, Trimurti Nagar, Wardha Road

++ Vasai is divided into two zones. The possible location of the centres in respective zone will be: –

Zone I – Mira Road, Bhayander

Zone II – Vasali, Nallasopara, Virar

Navi Mumbai: Vashi, Sanpada, Nerul


(Covering States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and U. Ts. of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry)

Alappuzha Coimbatore Kozhikode Sivakasi
Anantapur Ernaku lam Kumbakonam Thiruvananthapuram
Bangalore –I @@ Erode Kurnool Thrissur
Bangalore –II @@ Guntur Madurai Tiruchirapalli
Belgaum Hubli Malappuram Tirunelveli
Bellary Hyderabad – I * Mangalore Tirupati
Chennai – I # Hyderabad – II * Mysore Tirupur
Chennai – II # Hyderabad – III * Nellore Tuticorin
Chennai – III # Hyderabad – IV * Ongole Udupi
Chennai – IV # Kakinada Palakkad Vellore
Chennai – V # Kannur Pondicherry Vijayawada
Chennai – VI # Karimnagar Rajamahendravaram Vishakhapatnam
Chennai – VII# Kollam (Quilon) Salem Warangal
Chennai – VIII # Kottayam Shimoga

@@ Bangalore is divided into two Zones, namely Zone I and Zone II. The possible location of centres in the zones are as under:-

Zone I – Bangalore ( East & North) comprising of Basaveshwaranagar, Frazer Town, Gandhinagar, M G Road, Majestic, Malleswaram, Rajajinagar, Richmond Town, Shivajinagar, Tumkur Road and Yelahanka.

Zone II – Bangalore (West & South) comprising of Banashankari, Basavangudi, Chamrajpet, Domlur, J P Nagar, Jayanagar, J.C. Road and Mysore Road.

# Chennai is divided into eight Zones, namely Zone I to Zone VIII. The Zone numbers given to different areas (i.e. possible locations of centres in the Zones) are as under:

Zone-I: George Town, Broadway, Rayapuram, Washermanpet, Tondiarpet

Zone-II: Nungambakkam, Gopalapuram, Triplicane

Zone-III: Guindy, Adyar, Besant Nagar, Tirunvanmiyur

Zone-IV: Royapettah, Mylapore, Mandeveli

Zone-V: Arumbakkam, Annanagar, Kilpauk, Ambattur, Villivakkam Zone-VI: Kodambakkam, T. Nagar, West Mambalam, Saidapet

Zone-VII: Vadapalani, Ashok Nagar, K.K. Nagar, Porur

Zone-VIII: St. Thomas Mount, Pallavaram, Nanganallur, Chromepet, Tambaram

*Hyderabad Centre is divided into two zones namely Zone I and Zone II. The possible locations of the centres of respective Zones will be:

Zone I – Koti, Abids, Nampally, Charminar, Himayatnagar, Malakpet, Narayanaguda, Chikkadapalli, Nallakunta, Vidya Nagar, Domalaguda, Basheerbagh, L. B. Nagar, Gunfoundry, Baghlingampally, Begum bazar, etc.

Zone II – Secunderabad, West & East Maredpalli, Uppal, Malkajgiri, Tarnaka, Safilguda, Sainikpuri, A S Rao Nagar, Alwal, Osmania University area, Ramanthapur, etc.

Zone-III: Begumpet, Ameerpet, Khairatabad, Banjara Hills, Jubilee Hills, Masab Tank, Mehdipatnam, S R Nagar, VengalaRao Nagar, Rajendra Nagar, etc.

Zone IV- Sanathnagar, Kukatpally, Erragadda, Qutbullapur, Miyapur, Nizampet, Bachupally, Chanda Nagar, Serilingampally, Gachibowli, Patancheruvu, IDPL X Road, Chintal, etc.


(Covering States of North East States, Orissa, West Bengal and U.T. of Andaman & Nicobar Islands)

Asansol Durgapur Kolkata III” Tinsukia
Berhampore Guwahati Rourkela
Bhubaneswar Kolkata I” Sambalpur
Cuttack Kolkata II “ Siliguri

^Kolkata is divided into three zones namely Zone I to Zone III. The possible locations of the centres in the respective Zones will be:

Zone I – Kolkata South Zone II – Kolkata North Zone III – Howrah


(Covering States of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, M.P., Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and U.P.)

Agra Dehradun Jhunjhunu Raipur
Ajmer Dhanbad Jodhpur Ranchi
Aligarh Dundlod Kanpur Ratlam
Allahabad Durg Kishangarh Saharanpur
Alwar Ghaziabad Kota Satna
Bareilly Gorakhpur Lucknow Sikar
Beawar Gwalior Mathura Sri Ganganagar
Bhagalpur Indore – I% Meerut Udaipur
Bharatpur Indore – II% Moradabad Ujjain
Bhilwara Indore – III% Muzaffarnagar Varanasi
Bhopal Jabalpur Neemuch
Bikaner Jaipur Noida
Bilaspur Jamshedpur Pali-Marwar
Chittorgarh Jhansi Patna

% Indore is divided into three Zones. The possible locations of the centres in the respective Zone will be as under:

Zone – I : Vijay Nagar, Nanda Nagar, MIG/LIG Colony, Patnipura, Scheme No.54, Scheme No.74, Scheme No.78, Shalimar Township, Mahalaxmi Nagar, Tilak Nagar, Kanadia Road, Saket, Telephone Nagar, Goyal Nagar, Bengali Square, Khajrana, Dewas Naka, Malviya Nagar, Nehru Nagar

Zone – II : Chawni, South Tukoganj, Geeta Bhavan, Chhoti Gwal Toli, MTH Compound, Sneh Nagar, Kanchan Bag, Bhawankuwa, M.Y. Hospital Road, RNT Marg, Malwa Mill, Janjir Wala Square, Nasia Road, Naulakha , Sapna Sangeeta, Khatiwala Tank, Palsikar Colony, Sanchar Nagar, Agrawak Nagar, Juni Indore, Jail Road, Joara Compound, Rajwada, Devas, Mhow

Zone – III : Rajendra Nagar, Annapuran Road, Vaishali Nagar, Gumasta Nagar, Suadma Nagar, Usha Nagar, Raj Mohalla, Mahesh Nagar, Bada Ganpati, Aerodrome Road, Kalani Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Banganga, Marimata Chouraha, Lokymanya Nagar


(Covering States of Delhi, Haryana, H.P., J & K, Punjab and U.T. of Chandigarh)

Ambala Delhi/ New Delhi-V $ Jammu Sangrur
Amritsar Delhi/ New Delhi-VI $ Jind Shimla
Bathinda Delhi/ New Delhi-VII $ Kaithal Sirsa
Bhiwani Delhi/ New Delhi-VIII $ Karnal Sonepat
Chandigarh Faridabad Ludhiana Srinagar (J&K)
Delhi/ New Delhi-I $ Fatehabad Panipat Yamunanagar
Delhi/ New Delhi-II $ Gurgaon Patiala
Delhi/ New Delhi-III $ Hisar Rewari
Delhi/ New Delhi-IV $ Jalandhar Rohtak

$ Delhi/ New Delhi is divided into eight Zones, namely Zone I to Zone VIII. The Zone numbers given to different areas (i.e. possible locations of centres in the Zones) will be as under:

Zone I – Karol Bagh, Pusa Road, Patel Nagar, Kirti Nagar

Zone II – Pitampura, Rohini

Zone III – Paschim Vihar, Punjabi Bagh

Zone IV – Nizamuddin, Lajpat Nagar, Lodhi Road, Kalkaji

Zone V – Geeta Colony, Priyadarshini Vihar, Karkardooma, Vivek Vihar, I.P. Extention

Zone VI – Vasundhra Enclave, Mayur Vihar, Anand Vihar

Zone VII – Kingway Camp, Darya Ganj, Shalimar Bagh, Sarup Nagar

Zone VIII- Janakpuri, Dwarka, Vikaspuri

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