To enroll in the CAP-III Level, a candidate must have
CAP II registration are open all over the year. However student shall register in CAP II at least 2 years before the CAP III exams. CAP II exams are held similarly in June and December. Two registration are to be done,
First: Articleship registration
Second: CAP III registration
To be eligible for CAP II exams in December (say 20X5),
To be eligible for CAP II exams in June (say 20X6),
Hall Test (For Being Eligible To Write CAP III Exams) (No Postal Exams in CAP III)
For appearing in the CAP-III examination, students should complete the Pre-test exams (Only Hall test and no option of Postal test). Students should pass in at least one paper in each subject with a minimum of 40% marks in Hall Test Scheme.
Eligibility for CAP III Exams
A candidate appearing in the CAP-III Examination must have
Completed two years from the date of registration in CAP-III Course,
Obtained the eligibility certificate of Pre-Test Exam, and
Completed the prescribed period of practical training, i.e. 3 years or has yet to serve not more than 12 months of articleship prior to the first day of the month in which Examination is held.
A candidate can appear either the both groups at a time or in one group in one examination and the other group at any subsequent examination.
CAP III Exams
Like CAP I and CAP II, CAP III exams are also held generally in the first week of June and December. No gap is given during the exams except for Saturdays and public holidays. Routine and centre list are published in the ICAN’s official website at least 30 days before the exams.
A candidate will be declared to have passed CAP-III Examination only if he passes in BOTH the groups. However student can pass both the groups at once or one by one. For eg, student can pass Group 2 in one exams and sit and pass Group 1 in another exams. However the student would be declared having passed CAP III only after passing both the groups.
A candidate will be declared to have passed in both groups simultaneously if at one sitting
i) a minimum of 40% in each paper of each of the group and an aggregate of 50% of all the papers of each of the groups is secured OR
ii) a minimum of 40% in each paper of both the groups and 50% in the aggregate of all the papers of both groups taken together is secured .
A candidate shall be declared to have passed in one group if
i) At one attempt a minimum of 40 % in each paper of the group AND
ii) 50% in the aggregate of all the papers of that group.
A student who has scored 60% or more in any paper(s) but has failed in that group, shall be entitled for exemption in that particular paper(s), provided, a minimum of 30% in any one of the subjects of that group has been scored, and should have attempted all the papers in that group.
The exemption shall remain valid for the next three consecutive examinations but those students who are entitled for exemption are not considered for rank.
A student securing 75% or above, in the aggregate of both groups, at one sitting, shall be considered to have secured distinction.