In terms of Regulation 29D(i)(iii) and 51E/72E of the CA Regulations 1988, candidates under the New Scheme of Education( implemented with effect from 1 st July 2017) are required to complete the Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills (Advanced ICITSS) successfully. Candidates are required to undergo a test after completing the Advanced Information Technology component of the above-mentioned course.

Accordingly, it has been decided to conduct the Advanced ICITSS-Advanced Information Technology Test, an objective type test, with Multiple Choice Questions, in Paper-Pencil Mode, periodically.

Schedule of tests that are to be held, for enabling students to appear in Final examination to be held in May 2018 is given below:

21st January 2018 (Sunday)
18th February 2018 (Sunday) and
18th March 2018 (Sunday)

Timings: 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST)

Schedule of tests that will be held later, will be announced in due course.

The test will be held at the following cities (PROVIDED LINK BELOW) provided sufficient number of candidates offer themselves to appear in the test, from the said cities. ICAI reserves the right to cancel the centre and allot the candidates to any centre / city other than the one he / she has opted for, in case the number of candidates who opt for appearing in that particular city / centre is not adequate.

On-line filling up of examination forms:

Candidates who have undergone the Advanced ICITTS-Advanced Information Technology course and desirous of appearing in the test, will be required to apply online at and also pay the applicable test fee online. No physical applications will be entertained. There is no concept of submission of applications with late fee. No change of centre will be permitted once opted


A candidate who is applying for the test for the first time will not be required to pay the test fee. However, those who are applying for the test thereafter, i.e. from second time onwards will be required to pay a test fee of Rs 500/- on-line through the payment gateway only.


For the test on 21st January 2018

Commencement: 5th January 2018

Last date: 12th January 2018

For the test on 18th February 2018

Commencement: 2nd February 2018

Last date: 9th February 2018

For the test on 18th March 2018

Commencement: 2nd March 2018

Last date: 9th March 2018

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