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How to apply for Inspection of Answer-Sheet to ICSI: CS Executive and Professional

how to apply for inspection of icsi answer sheet to icsi

The Company Secretary Course is offered by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. It is basically a distance learning course, although very popular among the commerce students. It is a professional course which is not only a reputed one rather is very lucrative in terms of salary.

Students who are interested to pursue this course has to undergo different stages of examinations along with some practical training sessions.

The different stages of examination includes the following-

  • CSEET Entrance
  • Executive Programme
  • Professional Programme
  • Management Training

As all of us understand that nowadays, there’s a great emphasis on adherence to norms of efficient corporate governance, hence the demand of Company Secretaries has also risen especially after enactment of Company Act 2013. The role of Company Secretary revolves around the following domains-

  • Structure of the company
  • Management of the company
  • Administration of the company
  • Provisions related to conduct of affairs of company
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How to apply for Inspection of Answer-Sheet to ICSI

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India has released a user manual for verification of marks and answer sheets to be applied by the students. This manual is available on the portal of the website which can be referred by the students who have appeared in the Executive or Professional Programme of the Course.

We will study Checking/ verification of Marks first

Step No 1 for students

First of all , they have to Login at a particular page on the website

1. Students will visit ( https://smash.icsi.edu/scripts/login.aspx )

2. Students will login to their account.

3. After successful login user will be redirected to the dashboard.

4. If user has forgotten password, then it can be recreated using “forgot password” link.

Step No 2 for students

After this students can proceed for raising the request for verification of marks 

Process: Request for Verification of Marks/ Inspection/Certified Copies of

Answer Books

1. User will mouse over to the header menu MODULE and scroll down to the Exam submenu and click on “Verification Of Marks/Inspection/Certified Copies of Answer Books”.

(Module > Exam> Verification Of Marks/Inspection/Certified Copies of Answer Books) As shown below

How to apply for Inspection of Answer-Sheet to ICSI

2. On click of Module > Exam> Verification of Marks/Inspection/Certified Copies of Answer Books menu link, below screen (screen 2) will appear.

3. On screen 2; Search Button will be used by student to search /filter previous/ already added VOM requests. User can filter request on the basis of VMCR No. , Application Status.

4. In Order to create a request, user will have to click on “Add New Request” button on screen 2.

How to apply for Inspection of Answer-Sheet to ICSI

Step 3 for students

After this, a student has two options, 

Option 1 is Adding new requests

Option 2 is View Detail of Pending or Processes Requests

We will study these two options one by one in detail now

Option No 1

  1. Student can add a new Service Request by clicking “Add New Request” button on screen 2. A new screen opens up as per screen 3 “Apply for Verification of Marks/Inspection/Certified Answer Books”.
How to apply for Inspection of Answer-Sheet to ICSI
  1. As per screen 3, user will select request type. However, before selecting any of the request type, student needs to verify his/her address and communication detail, visible on screen 3. In case, student wants to update any of the details, he/she will have to click on corresponding link (provided on screen 3) before proceeding to add any of the post exam service requests.

3. As user selects request type, result detail will be shown on screen as per screen 4

4. User will have to select check boxes, in order to add subjects in the particular request. Read instructions in screen 4.

5. User will have to submit undertaking , by selecting checks box under guidelines

How to apply for Inspection of Answer-Sheet to ICSI

5. Once student clicks on “Proceed to payment” button, he/she will be redirected to below screen as per screen 5, where student will have to select payment gateway.

6. After selecting payment gateway, user will have to click on “Next” button.

 user will have to click on “Next” button.

7. As user clicks on “Next” button on screen 5, Screen 6 will appear to user, showing transaction id and user detail.

Note: Note down transaction id for future reference

Note down transaction id for future reference
Inspection of Answer-Sheet to ICSI: CS Executive and Professional

8. As user clicks on “Proceed” button, on screen 6, he/she will be redirected to make payment. On successful payment, receipt will be generated, which can be printed by user. User can also save this receipt in .pdf format, if using chrome browser.

Option No 2

View Detail of Pending/Processed Requests:

  1. On click of Module > Exam> Verification of Marks/Inspection/Certified Copies of Answer Books menu link, below screen (screen 8) will appear
View Detail of Pending/Processed Requests
  1. In order to view detail, select desired entry from grid followed by click on “View Detail” button on screen 8.user will be redirected to below screen as per screen 9, where he/she will be able to have detailed view of already raised requests.
  1. Student can close screen 9 using “Close” button on respective screen.
Student can close screen 9 using “Close” button on respective screen.

Guidelines given by Institute for raising requests by the students for Checking of Answer Sheets are as under. These guidelines, rules and procedures for providing inspection and/ or supply of certified copy(ies) of answer book(s) to students have been also amended by the Council in its 268th meeting held on 12th & 13th March 2020.

  1. Applicability- These guidelines, rules and procedures for providing inspection and/or supply of certified copy(ies) of answer book(s) to students will be applicable beginning from June, 2020 session of examinations onwards. Under these guidelines, a student can seek inspection and/or supply of certified copy (ies) of his/her evaluated answer book(s).
  2. Mode of Application- A student who wishes to inspect and/or obtain certified copy(ies) of his/her answer book(s) of any subject(s) of a particular examination shall apply either on-line through the website of the Institute or off-line on the prescribed application form 
  3. Documents required- The application to be made in the above step has to be accompanied with together with 

(a) requisite fee; and 

(b) self-attested photocopy of his/her Admit Card (Roll No.) or Student Identity Card 

  1. Time limit for reaching the application to Institute- The application should reach within 30 days from the date of declaration of the result.
  2. Grievance Redressal of students- A student who has inspected or received the photocopy of his/her answer book(s) of any subject/s of

a particular examination under the RTI Act, 2005 and wishes to address his/her grievances in respect of any error(s) or inconsistency in valuation of answer books, if any, should apply off-line on the prescribed application form together with (a) requisite fee; and (b) self-attested photocopy of his/her Admit Card (Roll No.) or Student Identity Card so as to reach the Institute within the 60 days from the date of declaration of result or 15 days of inspection or receipt of photocopy of the answer book whichever is earlier.

  1. Applicability of fees for supply of certified copies- Fee of ₹500 per subject/answer books is payable for supply of certified copy(ies) of answer book(s) and ₹450 per answer book for providing inspection thereof respectively. 
  2. Mode of fees in case of offline applications-In case of off-line

application, the fee shall be paid through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Institute of Company Secretaries of India”, payable at New Delhi.

  1. Address for sending offline application forms-The off-line application form, duly completed in all respect, together with the requisite fee and photocopies of the supporting documents, as mentioned in para 2/3 above, shall be superscribed “Application for providing Inspection/Supply of Certified Copies of Answer Books” and sent to:

 The Joint Secretary

 Directorate of Examinations

 The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

 C-37, Sector – 62, Institutional Area

 NOIDA – 201 309 (U.P.)

Off-line application form without requisite fee and supporting documents and complete particulars, as indicated above, shall not be entertained.

  1. Suo Moto Corrections by Institute-Before providing inspection and/or supplying certified copy(ies) of answer book(s) to a student on his/her request, if it is noticed that answer(s) to any sub-question(s)/question(s) of his/her answer book(s) has/have inadvertently remained unevaluated or there is some posting or totalling error, the Institute would rectify such omission and commission and communicate the revised marks/result to the student. However, it may be noted that re-valuation of answers is not permissible under Regulation 42(2).
  2. Use of Certified Copies– The inspection done and/or certified copies of the answer books supplied to the student shall be for his/her exclusive self-inspection/ personal reference and guidance only.
  3. Restricted Access for Inspection -No other person except the student concerned would be allowed to inspect his/her answer book(s) on the designated date and time as communicated by the Institute. 
  4. Restricted Custody of the copies-Similarly, on receipt of certified copy (ies) of the answer book(s), the applicant student shall be the sole custodian of it and he/she shall not part with the custody/possession of the same and shall not use the same for any other purpose(s).
  5. Rectification of Mistake-If any error is found at any point of time, the Institute shall have suo motu power to rectify the same.
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Some Important Aspects to be noted are as follows

  • Under Inspection, candidates can physically inspect the certified true photo copies of their answer books applied for.
  • Candidates can apply for inspection of their answer books either through on-line or off-line mode as per the prescribed procedure
  • Before providing inspection to the candidates, the answer book(s) shall be processed as per the prescribed Guidelines in this regard.
  • Candidates have to personally visit ICSI Noida office, located at C-37, Sector-62, Institutional Area, Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida 201309, (U.P.) as per the specified time and date informed to them for inspecting their answer books. They have to carry Institute’s I-Card, copy of E-Admit Card of the relevant session of the examination to establish their identity. No other person will be allowed to accompany him/her during the process of inspection.
  • The status/outcome of the application received for providing Inspection of the answer books will be shown on the Institute’s website: www.icsi.edu. The candidate concerned can enquire about the status/outcome of his/her application by entering his/her Roll Number or Student Registration Number.
  • During inspection of the answer book(s), no queries regarding answers written by the candidates or award of marks shall be entertained. Copy of the answer book(s) shall not be provided to the candidates after the completion of inspection.
  • During inspection of the answer book(s), no queries regarding answers written by the candidates or award of marks shall be entertained. Copy of the answer book(s) shall not be provided to the candidates after the completion of inspection.
  • Candidates can take print out of the scanned certified copies of their answer books for personal reference from the link given to this effect from the website. No photo copies of answer book(s) in physical form shall be dispatched to the candidates. No queries regarding award of marks shall be entertained by the Institute.

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