ICAI has recently come up with an Important Announcement regarding the Pattern of Assessment in selected subjects from May, 2019 Examination.
The assessment would be made partially objective in the some of the selected papers at the Intermediate/IIPCE and Final level with effect from May, 2019 Examination under the new and old scheme of education and training.
Following are the points mentioned in the notification:
(i) In each of the above papers, the weightage for objective type questions would be 30%. The remaining questions i.e., 70% of the paper would be as per the present pattern of assessment.
(ii) The objective type questions will be for 30 Marks in each 100 marks paper. They would be in the nature of multiple choice questions (MCQs) carrying 1 or 2 marks. Each MCQ will have 4 options, out of which 1 option would be the correct answer. The 1 mark MCQs would be in the range of 10 to 16 MCQs; the 2 mark MCQs would be in the range of 7 to 10 MCQs.
(iii) The MCQs will be compulsory and there would be no internal or external choice in them.
(iv) The MCQs may be either knowledge-based or application-based. The skill level would be either “knowledge and comprehension” or “application and analysis”.
(v) There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
(vi) No reasoning is required for answers to MCQs.
The selected subjects at Intermediate/IIPCE and Final level under the new and old scheme of education and training which have been referred in the notification can be looked up from the below mentioned link:
Also, the PDF for the announcement is attached for your reference.
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