Advanced ICITSS (Advanced IT Test) – Everything you need to know

Advanced ICITSS

Advanced ICITSS (Advanced IT Test): Features of Advanced Integrated Course on Information Technology and Soft Skills. A Students undergoing Practical training shall be required to do Course on Advanced Information Technology (Advanced IT) under AICITSS during the last two years of Practical training but to complete the same before being eligible to appear in the Final Examination.

NOTE:- Students would be tested on Advanced Information Technology (AICITSS) through online test paper/ OMR Test Paper which they would be required to qualify with the requisite grades to be eligible to appear for Final Examination. The said grades would be reflected in the mark sheet of Final Examination.

 It is hereby informed that the features of Advanced ICITSS-Advanced IT Testare as follows:

Parameters Details
Eligibility Those who have completed the Advanced ICITSS – Advanced IT course are eligible to appear in the test.
Mode Paper pencil mode.
Frequency Tests will be announced periodically as per requirements.Tests scheduled in January, February and March 2018 have been announced.
Duration 2 hours
Timings 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Nature Objective type-MCQ based
Marks 100 marks
Number of questions 100 questions of 1mark each
Question Paper Candidates will not be permitted to take the question paper home. They will be required to hand over the OMR answer sheet and the question paper to the invigilator before leaving the exam hall.
Passing requirements A candidate shall be declared to have passed the test if he secures a minimum of 40% marks
Grades Those who pass will be given grades as follows:

  • 85% and above=A+
  • 70% to 84%=A
  • 55% to 69%=B+
  • 40%-54%=B
Negative marking No negative marking
Fee Candidate is not required to pay any test fee when he applies for the first time, since the course fee includes the same. However, if the candidate is applying for the second time or thereafter, he will be required to pay Rs 500/- towards test fee. No refund will be permitted.

Candidates with permanent disabilities and holding a permanent concession card will be exempt from paying the fees.

Concessions to candidates with disabilities Candidates with disabilities will be extended concessions as follows:

  • Less than 50% disability- extra time of half an hour
  • 50% or more of disability-extra time of one hour
  • Assistance of writer will be provided if required
Statement of marks and pass certificate Results(including the Grade obtained) will be hosted on the website. No separate statement of marks or pass certificate will be issued
Other features Statement of marks in respect of the Final exam will contain a footnote stating that the candidate had passed the Advanced ICITSS in ….. Grade

Other procedural details:

  1. 1Candidates will be required to submit their applications online only at http://advit.icaiexam.icai.org. No physical applications will be entertained. There is no provision for submission of application with late fee. Admit cards will be hosted at the above mentioned website. Once a centre is opted, no change of centre will be permitted.
  2. No reading time will be allowed before commencement of the test.
  3. A candidate will be permitted to enter the examination hall upto15 minutes from the commencement of the test.
  4. Candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall till the conclusion of the exam.
  5. Results of the test will be hosted on the above-mentioned website.
  6. No merit list will be declared.
  7. Verification of marks or supply of certified copy of answer sheet shall not apply

Candidates are advised to refer to the Guidance Notes hosted on http://advit.icaiexam.icai.org for more information.

For further clarifications, candidates may write to us at [email protected]

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