Invitation for empanelment as Examiners for Chartered Accountants Examinations
Applications are invited from eligible members of the Institute and other professionals including academicians of reputed educational institutions, tax and legal practitioners etc., having a flair for academic activities including evaluation of answer books and willing to undertake confidential assignments as a dedicated examiner, for empanelment as examiner in respect of the following papers of the Chartered Accountants Examinations.
Foundation Examination
Paper -2 Business Laws & Business Correspondence and Reporting
Part I : Business Laws
Part II : Business Correspondence and Reporting

Intermediate Examination
Papers New Syllabus
Paper -2 Corporate & Other Laws
Paper -8 Financial Management and Economics for Finance

Final Examination
Paper -1 Financial Reporting
Paper -4 Corporate and Economic Laws
Paper -5 Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation
Paper -6 Elective Papers
6D: Economic Laws
The eligibility criteria for empanelment as examiner are as follows:
  • Chartered Accountants with a minimum of five years standing in practice or in service are eligible.
  • University Lecturers/Professors with a minimum of five years teaching experience are eligible.
  • ICWA, ACS, M.Com, Post Graduates in Economics or Law, Lawyers, IT Professionals, MBA (Finance) and other professionals with at least five years experience, either in academic position or in practice or in employment are eligible to apply. Those with work experience having direct relevance to the aforesaid subjects(s) of examination(s) will be preferred.
  • Persons above 65 years of age are not eligible.
  • Persons who are visually impaired or suffer from such other physical disability that might necessitate taking the assistance of any other person for evaluation of answer books are not eligible.
  • Persons who are undergoing CA Course of the Institute are not eligible.
  • Persons whose applications were rejected earlier from the Panel are eligible to apply again after a gap of 1 year from the date of rejection.
  • Those who are already empanelled with ICAI as examiners and have not been rested / removed need not apply. Their candidature will be considered in the normal course, at the appropriate time.
  • Persons associated with the coaching activities are not eligible. Those who have ceased to be associated with the coaching activity, are permitted to apply after a gap of 5 years.
Scales of honorarium for evaluation of answer books
Examination Paper Rate (for Digital Evaluation)
Foundation 2 Rs 125/- per answer book
Intermediate(IPC) 1 & 8 Rs 150/- per answer book
Final examination 1,4,5 & 6 Rs.190/- per answer book
ICAI has introduced a system of on-line evaluation of answer books in phased manner. Hence, applicants are expected to be comfortable working on computers and also evaluating answer books on-line, when required. However, requisite training will be provided in this regard before on-line evaluation assignments are undertaken.
Steps to become an ICAI Examiner
Step 1 : Apply for examinership at
Step 2 : Send signed application form alongwith photograph and requisite documents
Step 3 : Appear for examiners test which has been divided into two parts whereby Part A shall be MCQ of 30 minutes comprising of 25 questions of 25 marks and Part B shall be Test of digital evaluation of 05 sample answer copies comprising of 25 marks. The test will be duration of two and a half hour and it will be Computer based qualifying tests.
Step 4 : Pass both the tests and empanel as an examiner.
Click here for complete guidelines for the above mentioned Part A and Part B examiners test.
Click here for empanelling yourself as an examiner.
Application for empanelment as examiner can be made online at
Please fill the application online, take a print out, affix your photograph, sign it and send with all the requisite enclosures to the following address:
Shri S K Garg
The Additional Secretary (Exams)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan
Indraprastha Marg
New Delhi 110002

Documents to be attached

  1. Brief description of nature of work (Professional or Teaching) handled and handling be attached.
  2. Copies of Mark sheets/Degree/Passing certificate/COP/ other relevant testimonials must be attached.
  3. Letter of recommendation from two Chartered Accountants with minimum 10 years of experience.
  4. Latest Income Tax Return with the income computation statement
You may also check the status of your application at this site by clicking “CHECK STATUS”.