AICITSS – Advanced Information Technology

As per Regulation 29(c)(iv) of the Chartered Accountants’ Regulations 1988, students who have registered for Practical Training on or after August 1st, 2012 were required to complete Advanced IT Training before admission to the Final Examination. However, the Council of the Institute has decided to defer the implementation date of Regulation 29(c)(iv) from August 1st, 2012 to February 1st, 2013.

Accordingly, 100 Hours Advanced ITT course will now be applicable to those students who have registered for Practical Training on or after February 1st, 2013 but before appearing in the Final Examination in terms of Regulation 29(c)(iv) of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.

The Course develop practical skills to understand the intricacies of auditing ERP environments, to understand the concept of Controls-Based Audit, understand the importance of IT General Controls (ITGCs) and its impact on assessment of ERP controls, assessment of application controls and access rights. The Course provides training focused on application software relevant for the work of a professional accountant including using Auditing in ERP Environment, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), MS Excel as Audit Tool and advanced features of Electronic Spreadsheet, DBMS etc. 

The highlights of the Course on Advanced Information Technology (AICITSS) are as follows:

The classes are scheduled for minimum 6 hour per day in 15 working days.

The fee shall be Rs. 7500 (Seven Thousand Five Hundred only) per student on non residential basis, inclusive of course material and tea/refreshment.

The accredited ITT center issues certificate to students successfully completed the Course on Advanced Information Technology (AICITSS)

Link for the online registration of ITT:

Pune branch declare AICITSS – Advanced Information Technology Batches after Final result i.e. 18th July, 2017.

Venue :-

3rd Floor, Pune Branch of WIRC of ICAI

‘ICAI Bhawan, Plot No.8, Parshwanath Nagar,

CTS No. 333, Sr. No. 573, Munjeri, Opp. Kale hospital,

Near Mahavir Electronics, Bibwewadi,

Pune 411 037

Phone: 020-2421 2251 / 52/8237166003

The Chartered Accountants’ Students Benevolent Fund (CASBF) -

The Board of Trustees has decided to provide financial assistance of Rs. 1500/- p.m, for articled assistants who are registered for Intermediate (IPC)/IPCC course and Rs. 2000/- P.M. for those students registered for final course and are currently undergoing
articled/industrial training in accordance with The Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988 and are poor, needy but meritorious to pursue the Chartered Accountancy course for one
year with effect from 1st April, 2017 to 31st March, 2018 to be paid in lump sum, subject to filing of required application.

The eligibility criteria for obtaining financial assistance from CASBF are as under:
• Annual income of parents from all sources must be less than Rs. 1.80 Lakh
• Currently undergoing articled/industrial training as per C.A.Regulation, 1988

Students who are fulfilling the above criteria may apply for  financial assistance from Chartered Accountants Students Benevolent Fund. Students may send their request in the prescribed Application form, duly filled in to the Member Secretary, Chartered Accountants Students Benevolent Fund at the following address so as to reach on or before 31st March
2018. The form can be downloaded from website of the Institute i.e. The Board of Trustees will consider each of such cases on merit basis and decide at their discretion on the amount to be granted from Chartered Accountants Students Benevolent Fund.

Member Secretary
Chartered Accountants’ Students Benevolent Fund
C/o The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,
“ICAI Bhawan”,
A-29, Sector-62, Noida-201309,
Dist. Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.)
Website:; email: