The change of syllabus happened in 2017, and the students with the old syllabus practice have the last option to complete the course this 2021. ICAI extends the last attempt to appear in the CA final to help the old syllabus students with the lapse of time. The students with old syllabus registration take November 2021 examination as the final attempt to try. The students with enrolment under the new syllabus take up the examination in December 2021. In December 2017, the syllabus changed, and approximately 60,000 students have attempted examination. Among the appeared students, only thirty-eight percentages of students were able to pass the 2017 examination. Request for extension of the old course of CA final & IPCC from the students has changed the three attempts to six attempts. After the syllabus change, the council have examined the current situation and extended the attempts to six attempts.
After the syllabus change, the students are allowed three attempts. So, May 2019 is the last attempt for the old students. Due to the pandemic crisis, the students are given an opt-out option and extension till November 2021. CA CPT Examination requires a minimum of four months of the study strategy. Learn the subjects with proper planning. The students need to give more importance to the accounts subject as it constitutes the major subjects among the next two CA examination levels. In the mock test book of ICAI, there are 30 model papers. If the students practice these papers, then it is easy to clear the examination. RR academy trainers provide morning classes, evening classes, weekend tests, recorded classes and subject wise strategy for each subject. Since the students try for the last attempt planning the studies with a sequential process is essential. The new syllabus consists of an open book exam of one elective paper. This open-book exam is not there in the old syllabus. Amidst Covid-19 issues, the students are carried away and write the examination on November 2021. This blog hypothetically provides the ways to prepare for the old syllabus.
How can a CA-IPCC and final student prepare for the CA Examination?
As this is the last attempt, it is important to cover all the topics in every subject. Do not leave a single topic from the syllabus. The revision plan must have a daily and weekly schedule to complete the syllabus with completeness. It is good to complete the practical subjects first and then move on to the theory. CA Subjects with practical nature need more time and interest. Theory papers are interconnected with practical papers. Learning the practical paper along with a theory paper helps for remembering the subject easily. One month before the examination the RTP will be sent to the respective branches. At RR academy, the model papers for the November examination have arrived. So, students are given practice with the model papers 40 to 50 times for better performance.
What is the process for conversion of CA IPCC old syllabus to CA intermediate new syllabus?
Important announcement – ICAI states that the ICAI institute has announced the last attempt as November 2021. After that, the students take up the new scheme CA exams 2021 if they do not pass. The conversion charges of 1000/- is mandatory for writing in the new CA syllabus. The institute will provide the study material for the new syllabus after the registration for the new course. The institute will convert the students by default to the new CA syllabus after the last attempt.
Which syllabus is the easiest: new or old?
The new syllabus has some attributes as per the market condition and current situation. The difficulty level is the same as the old syllabus. In the new syllabus, the students take two attempts. As the new syllabus is difficult, the institute encourages the students with pass percentages.
After the syllabus change, the institute understands the hardships of the student. So, it supports the students with extra attempts. The syllabus change happens every five years. The amendments and compliances change on the course of a yearly basis. The notice regarding syllabus change intimated to the students through the official website.