ICAI has made an announcement on the portal for the next practical training test. The announcement dated 08-08-2019 states that the next PT assessment is being scheduled on September 8, 2019. Registration for which is starting from August 9, 2019 and will close on August 16, 2019. Here goes the details.

Who are Eligible?

The students who have completed their 1st/2nd year of practical training during October, 2018 – June, 2019 are eligible to appear in this test. The students who have already appeared in the Practical training tests before (one or two times) and wish to improve their performance/grade can re-appear on September 8, 2019. In such a case, the best of the grade will be considered for inclusion in the mark sheet. Similarly, the students who have registered for the earlier test(s) but could not appear due to some reason, can also register for September 8, 2019 with a fee of Rs.200.

Registration Dates

The registration for this test will open on August 9, 2019 (Friday) at 12.00 noon and close on August 16, 2019 (Friday). Students may register for the test during the above mentioned time period through the registration portal https://pttest.icai.org/ by selecting their preferences for test location.

Examination Fee

A candidate will not be required to pay the test fee when he/she applies for the test for the first time. If he/she applies for the test for the second/third time for improvement in the grade, he/she will be required to submit Rs.200 through online mode, for which details will be notified later.

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How to fill up the Online Application Form

Step – 1: Login to the portal

The applicant shall visit the website https://pttest.icai.org/, click on the Login link on the home page and enter his/her Student Registration number along with Date Of Birth as per ICAI records. These details will be validated with their database of candidates.

In case these details are not validated, the applicant will not be able to register for the examination.

The applicant will fill the details and upload the photograph and Signature. Uploading of the image as jpeg/jpg files is mandatory. The size of the image should not be more than 50KB. Please do not include dots in the name of files (eg. Incorrect naming A.P.Kumar.jpg, Correct naming APKumar.jpg).

Step – 2: The candidates are advised to check the application status through the “Login” link to check whether the application has been submitted successfully to the portal.

Examination Centres

The Institute reserves its right to withdraw any centre and/or the Zone and/or transfer all or a part of the candidates of a zone to another zone at any stage without assigning any reason. Once a city is opted for, no change is allowed under any circumstances.

Visit the site to see the List of Exam Cities 

How the application form should reach the Institute?

The application form is only to be submitted online. There is no need to submit any print out of the application form at the office of the Institute. However, you may keep the copy for your own records at least till the release of admit cards.

Issuance of Admit Card

The Admit Card for the test will be available on the PT Test portal 5 days before the test date and candidates are requested to take a printout of the same. No physical admit cards will be issued.

In case of any technical difficulty, kindly e-mail or call Help Desk at the following numbers-

For technical/centre related queries 9821520860, 9870382444, 7303487773, 9971674404
For eligibility related queries 0120 – 3876870, 3876859

Details of Practical Training Test

This will be an Objective Type MCQ based examination of 75 marks for 1st Level and 100 marks for 2nd Level. There will be no negative marking.

Questions on Current Affairs in September 8, 2019 test would be taken from the News Updates published in the June, July, August, 2019 issues of Students’ Journal.

There would be no reading time. Candidates should reach the examination centre 30 minutes prior to the examination. Late arrival of candidates will not be permitted. Candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall until the conclusion of the test.

You may download the Sample Question for PT Assessment from here.

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Declaration of result

The result will be available on PT Test portal only. Candidates are advised in their own interest to print the same for their record. No separate statement of grades will be issued.

Here is the link to Some FAQs for Assessment during Practical Training

Make sure you go through the above guidelines and FAQs before filling up the form.

Students are advised to register for the tests well in time to avoid last-minute hassles. If you have any queries, drop them in the comments below.

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