An examinee may apply seeking inspection/certified copies of answer books, within
30 days from the date of declaration of respective result(s), with the applicable fee,
online at http://icaiexam.icai.org and pay the applicable fee online.
There is no provision for submission of such requests with late fee. Physical applications for Final/Intermediate and Foundation will not be entertained. Applications received later than 30 days from the date of declaration of results will not be entertained under any circumstances.
The fee is Rs 500/- per paper for Final, Intermediate(IPC)/ATE/Unit, Foundation,
CPT and post qualification courses. This fee is not refundable.
E-mail IDs, as per the exam:
firstname.lastname@example.org(For post qualification courses)
Help Desk: 0120 3054 851, 852, 853, 835
CPT : 0120-3894 811,812; 0120-3876 861
Foundation : 0120-3894 815, 0120-3045 985
Intermediate : 0120-3054 819, 806, 808, 0120-4953, 4953708,719
Final : 0120-3894 808, 809; 0120-3876 872
Post qualification courses : 0120-3054 836, 3054 842
Before providing certified copies/inspection of evaluated answer books to the
examinees, verification of answer books, within the scope of Regulation 39(4), will
be carried out, by the office, suo motu, in respect of all applications for inspection
and/or certified copy of evaluated answer book(s).
Verification under Regulation 39(4) covers the following aspects:
Consequent upon supply of certified copies/inspection of evaluated answer books,
discrepancy if any, within the scope of verification as envisaged in Regulation 39(4)
of the CA Regulations 1988 is noticed by the examinees, the examinees shall have
the option to bring it to the notice of the office, within one month from the date of
hosting of certified copies/inspection of evaluated answer books on the website.
Inspection/supply of evaluated answer books will be provided, generally, within 30
days from the date of receipt of the application by ICAI, complete in all respects and
In the case of a request for supply of certified copies of evaluated answer books
relating to Common Proficiency Test (CPT), Papers 3 & 4 of Foundation and
ISA(AT), only photocopy of the relevant OMR answer sheet will be provided. The
relevant question paper or the key will not be provided
Inspection/certified copies of evaluated answer books of the examinees would be
provided to the concerned examinee only and to no other person, under any