Here is an important ICAI announcement for CA Final year students. ICAI has announced a new notification on 1 October 2019 for CA Final students. In this article, we are going to talk about the CA Final Elective Paper 6 notification for Nov 2019. Thanks to ICAI for announcing that from Nov 2019 onwards MCQ questions have to be answered in OMR Sheet and not the descriptive answer booklet. 

Here is the Text of the Notification of ICAI Announcement

ICAI has introduced OMR answer sheets in respect of the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Paper 6 of Final (New) Examination ( Elective paper), w.e.f November 2019 examination. If you want to check notification, here is the link.

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Earlier up to May 2019 exam, candidates had to answer the MCQ’s & other questions which required descriptive answers, in the descriptive answer book only.

However, it has now been decided that with effect from November 2019 examination, candidates will be required to answer the MCQs of Paper 6 of Final (New) exam, on OMR answer sheets. Candidates will be required to darken the circle of their choice, against the respective question number in the OMR answer sheet. Questions other than MCQ’s shall continue to be answered in the traditional descriptive answer books, as before.

Points to Remember for the Final Year Student

Further, candidates who are to appear in the said paper are advised as follows:

  • Go to the exam centre on the day of the exam with HB pencil and eraser (in addition to pens), for the purpose of darkening the circles in the OMR answer sheets.
  • Go through the instructions to the candidates, with specific reference to answering the MCQs on the OMR answer sheet, enclosed along with the admit cards that will be hosted on the website
  • Answers to MCQs in the said paper are to be written only on the OMR answer sheet.
  • Answers to MCQs written on the descriptive answer book will not be taken cognizance of and will not be evaluated.
  • Submit both the OMR answer sheet and the descriptive answer book to the invigilators in their exam halls, without fail, before leaving the exam hall.
  • For this paper, candidates are allowed to take away the question paper, including MCQs along with them on the conclusion of the exam.

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Through this notification, we can clearly see the positive effects of protest against ICAI reforms. Hoping all the other matters related to reforms also sorted by ICAI soon. Guys let us know your opinions on this notification released by ICAI in the comment section. If you find this article helpful share it with your friends who are going to appear in Nov 2019 CA Final exams. All The Best!

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