Provision of 15-minutes reading and planning time allowance to the candidates of Chartered Accountants Examinations
(Effective from May-2011 CA Examinations)

The Council of the Institute, based on the recommendation of the Examination Committee has decided to allow 15-minute reading and planning time allowance to the candidates in the Chartered Accountants Examinations before the scheduled commencement of the examinations i.e, if the examination commences from 2.00 PM, then the candidates will be given Question Papers at 1.45 PM. This reading time will not be available for CPT and all post qualification Courses Examinations.

The objective of providing question paper 15 minutes before the scheduled time is to:
(i) Enable the candidates to read the question paper thoroughly (without encroaching on the examination duration) and
(ii) Chalk out the strategy to answer the questions.

Candidates are required to note the following in this regard:
(1) The candidates will not be allowed to leave the Examination Hall under any circumstances from 1.45 PM to 3.00 PM.
(2) The candidates shall be allowed to enter the hall from 1.30 PM upto 2.30 PM only.

Any breach of the above requirements would be treated as adopting Unfair Means by the students concerned and applicable disciplinary action would be taken on such erring students.

( G. Somasekhar)
Additional Secretary(Exams)

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0 responses to “Provision of 15-minutes reading and planning time allowance to the candidates of Chartered Accountants Examinations (Effective from May-2011 CA Examinations)”

  1. paras jain says:

    Is it a signal to the nature of paper ??

  2. anup kumar jain says:

    A good move to enable the examinee to deliver the best of his ability.

  3. dinesh jain says:

    i aslo want to specify that in pune student face lots of problem in coming to the examination centres and hence i request the institute to allot centres to the student near to their residence or the centre or zone preferred by the students hence it will avoid lot of travelling and reduce accidents & last moment tension

  4. dinesh jain says:

    it is a great idea and i also agree answer sheet to be distributed at 2.00 pm
    student favorable decision

  5. Avinash Rajopadhye says:

    One more string should be added along with question paper no answersheets will be given.If answersheets are given along with question paper the examinee may start solving the paper during the period allowed for reading and planning. This casualty should be taken into account.

    • Jay says:

      If Answer Sheets will not be given then wat is the use of that 15 mins, afterwards that 15 mins wil b wasted in filling details & putting bar code sticker on answer sheet…

    • Raj says:

      Perheps Institute want to pass more canditates in C.A. exams. Since firstly Institute given the leave during the Papers and then give 15 minuts extra. But those students who always wanted these type of facilities and Institute has not granted and they cannot became chartered accountant while they were good canditates but their temparament and confidence losed due to the regid schedule of examinations. 6 days 6 papers continuesly always will be given abuse to Institue.

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