Papers Exemptions in New Scheme CA Exams from May 2024: ICAI Announcement

The New Scheme of CA Education and Training of the ICAI has been implemented from July 1, 2023. Examinations at Intermediate and Final levels under the New Scheme will be held from May 2024 Examination.

The Council of the ICAI has decided to grant exemptions under the New Syllabus approved for Intermediate and Final Examinations, in respect of the papers passed by students under the Old/Existing Scheme.

Accordingly, ICAI has made an exciting announcement regarding exemptions from appearing in certain papers or groups of CA Final/Intermediate Exams under the New Scheme of Education and Training! Here are some key takeaways:

Key Highlights of the Exemption Scheme Announced by ICAI:

1. Students who have appeared in Final Old/ Existing Scheme and converting to Final New Scheme are exempted from appearance in Self-Paced Online Module SET C and SET D.

2. Exemptions will be granted to candidates who have passed papers under the Old/Existing Scheme by securing a minimum of sixty percent marks in one or more papers in a Group/s as per the existing criteria for grant of exemption.

3. The unexpired chance(s) of the exemption in the corresponding paper(s) approved by the Council under New Scheme will also be awarded.

4. Candidates who have passed in any one but not in both the groups of the Final Examination under Existing Scheme shall be eligible for exemption in that particular group and shall be required to appear and pass in the remaining group/ paper(s) in order to pass the Final Examination under New Scheme.

5. The Council has provided a list of corresponding papers under the New Scheme for each paper under the Old/Existing Scheme for which exemptions will be granted.

ICAI Announcement dated 24/08/2023: New Scheme CA Exams – Exemptions for Certain Papers Effective May 2024


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