The Institution of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) had introduced elective subjects in Paper 6 in the CA Final (New) course exam from May 2018 exam and onwards.
ICAI has also decided to allow open book exam in the elective subjects of Paper 6 of Final (New) course.
In this regard, it is hereby clarified that the following has been decided in respect of Paper 6 Electives- of Final (New) course exam:
• Candidates will be permitted to bring their own material to the exam hall and consult them for answering the questions in the exam. Such material may include study materials, practice manuals, revisionary test papers supplied by ICAI, text books, bare Acts, notes by students or any other reference material.
• Candidates will not be permitted to bring mobile phones, I pads, or any other electronic devices into the exam hall.
• Exchange of any material amongst candidates will not be permitted inside the examination hall/room.
The above mentioned procedure will be effective from the Final (New) examination to be held from November 2018 and onwards.