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ICAI Released Application Form for ISA Course Assessment Test – June 2017

Technology plays a major role in facilitating all functions of business in this era, not just in transaction capturing and processing but even in lesser known areas like Corporate Governance and Risk Management. There is no doubt that Chartered Accountants with ISA qualification will play a major role in Information Systems Audit (ISA) in the coming years. 

ISACA is an international professional association focused on IT Governance. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only.


With the new challenges threatening the traditional domain, the council of the Institute – by commissioning ISA course – is not just coping with the demands of IT dynamics. It also seeks to leverage technology to enhance the professional skills of its members. This course prepares members to offer value added services of Information Systems Audit, which are in increasing demand.

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Registration for ISA Course

Members of the ICAI interested in taking the ISA Course have to apply for registration to the ISA Course using the Registration Form available with the ISA Prospectus or by filling the online form available at http://cit.icai.org along with the requisite course fee, two copies of recent passport sized photographs and proof of ICAI membership.

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Details of ISA Course Assessment Test – June 2017

ICAI have released the application form for Information Systems Audit (ISA) Course Assessment Test – June 2017. Interested and eligible candidates can go through the details on this article page. Interested Candidates are advised to carefully read, understand and follow the instructions while filling the Form before the last date i.e June 06,2017 (upto 05:30 pm) and retain the same for future reference.

  • Last date for filling of online application at the site http://isaat.icaiexam.icai.org is 06th June, 2017 (Upto 5.30 PM)
  • Date of Examination : Saturday, 24th June, 2017
  • Timings of Examination : 09.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m. (IST)
  • Examination Fee : Rs. 2100/- (Rupees Two Thousand One Hundred Only) including Rs.100/- as cost of application form.
  • Mode of Payment of Fee : Exam fee is to be remitted Online only using Master/ Visa/ Maestro Credit/Debit Card. However, payment through NetBanking is NOT accepted.

Pre-requisites for ISA PT (Professional Training)

The first step in ISA Post Qualification Course is Professional Training (PT) of 80 hours which is generally organized on five weekends (Sat/ Sun).

Eligibility for ISA Course Assessment Test – June 2017

Candidates who have already passed the Information Systems Audit Eligibility Test ( ISA ET) / have been issued Eligibility Certificate by the Committee on Information Technology of the Institute are eligible to apply for appearing in the Information Systems Audit Assessment Test ( ISA AT) scheduled to be held on 24th June 2017

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Mere possession of Professional Training Certificate is not enough for becoming eligible to appear in the Assessment Test unless a person has been declared “Pass” in the ISA Eligibility Test / an Eligibility Certificate to this effect has been issued to him/her by the Committee on Information Technology of the Institute.

How to Apply

Though the details are captured online, yet, it is advised to send the printout (PDF) of the filled-in form by Speed Post / Registered Post along with copy of Membership Certificate or Identity Card etc. to the Joint Secretary (Exams), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ‘ICAI Bhawan’, Indraprastha Marg,New Delhi 110002, so as to reach him on or before 10th June, 2017 and also keep the copy of PDF for own records at least till the release of admit cards. Candidates are further advised to check and ensure that a numbered Barcode and Fee transaction details are appearing in the PDF indicating that their application has been successfully captured.

Issue of Admit Card

The Admit Cards for the ISA Course Assessment Test will be hosted on the same site i.e. http://isaat.icaiexam.icai.org by 16th June 2017 and candidates are requested to download the same from the above web site. 
All correspondence in the above matter should be addressed to the Joint Secretary (Exams.) of the Institute at New Delhi quoting the following to facilitate prompt action.

  • ISA Regn. No.
  • Bar Code Number of Application Form
  • Fee Transaction Number
  • Name of the Centre Opted
  • Telephone No.
  • E-mail ID
  • In Case of any difficulty, Joint Secretary (Exams.), ICAI, ICAI Bhavan, C-1, Sector-1, Noida should be contacted by e-mail at isa_examhelpline@icai.in 
    Helpline Desk telephone Nos. 0120-3054851, 3054852, 3054853, 3054854, 3054835, 3054836, 3054842, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753, 4953754, 4953742 and 3989398.

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Cutoff Marks for passing the ISA Course Assessment Test

A candidate for the Information Systems Audit (ISA) Assessment Test shall be declared ordinarily to have passed the test if he / she secures a minimum of 60% (Sixty Percent) marks in aggregate in the ISA Course Assessment Test.

Verification of Answer Sheet

After declaration of result, a candidate may, if he/she so desires, apply for verification of his/her answer sheet within one month from the date of declaration of result. The verification fee is Rs. 500/- payable by way of a Demand Draft favoring The Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, payable at New Delhi only.

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