Getting registered for the course amounts to getting enrolled for the compulsory postal coaching. Thus, every registered student is said to be undergoing the compulsory postal coaching.
Taking up postal coaching is like joining any correspondence course. A student has to prepare for the examinations on his own with the help of the comprehensive study package including large question bank and a CD provided by the institute.
No teaching classes would be conducted for postal coaching students.
Taking oral coaching is like joining a recognized institution and going to college for classes.
Oral coaching classes are conducted by
- the institute at its offices (Head Office/Regional Office/Branches).
- colleges and private coaching centers accredited by the Institute for this purpose at their premises.
Oral coaching involves conduct of teaching classes.
Oral coaching - medium of instructionAt most of the oral coaching centers, Oral coaching classes are conducted in English medium. The institute as well as other coaching centers especially in hindi speaking regions may conduct coaching in hindi medium based on the requirements of the students.
Please enquire with the respective coaching centers, for availability of coaching classes in hindi medium.
Postal coachingPostal coaching is available only in English medium.
However Hindi translation of material can be obtained from the board of studies of the institute. Enquire with the respective regional councils for the same.
Students should take the precaution of specifically mentioning his choice of medium (for obtaining the study material) at the time of registration.
Examinations at the End of the CourseThe main examinations for the CA CPT (chartered accountancy common proficiency test) can be written either in ENGLISH or in HINDI.
Proper mention of the same should be made in the examination application failing which the student would be required to answer in English medium.
Course Material for Postal CoachingStudents registering for postal coaching will receive a set of study notes/material for the subjects involved in the course. The material is of self study type covering all the aspects of the subjects.
Course Material for Oral CoachingSince all students registering for the course are automatically enrolled for the postal coaching, all students taking up postal coaching would receive the postal coaching material.
The center/institution conducting the oral coaching classes may provide additional material to be used for imparting training in the prescribed syllabus.
Material in HindiStudy material for students registering for postal coaching is available in ENGLISH and HINDI media.
Mention the Choice at the time of RegistrationA student at the time of registration has to indicate the preference of the medium in which he would wish to receive the material. If no specific mention is made, the material in ENGLISH would be sent.
Students undergoing postal coaching may feel the need for taking up oral coaching for getting the benefit of class room teaching. This can be done by enrolling as a student at the respective oral coaching center by paying the requisite coaching fee.
There is no restriction whatsoever in joining the oral coaching classes.
How and when to take up?There is no separate registration for postal coaching. Registering for the course amounts to taking up postal coaching.
RegistrationRegistering for CA CPT amounts to enrolling/registering for postal coaching. Registration for oral coaching has to be done separately.
Students to enrol for oral coaching classes at the oral coaching center where the student intends to join for coaching.
Schedule and Class TimingsTimings of the classes may vary from one center to another. Some conduct them during normal day time, some others during morning/evening sessions only. The timings are specific to each center and have to be known from the respective centers.
Classes in the various subjects of the course are conducted as per the pre determined schedule which will be provided to students taking up the classes.
Who can Attend?Oral Coaching is meant for students registering for the CA CPT courses. Only registered students are eligible to take up this coaching (except in a case where a student attends the classes out of academic interest in the subject being taught). One can attend the oral coaching classes only at the center where he/she has got enrolled for the oral classes.
There are no additional qualifications/conditions required to be satisfied by the student for taking up oral coaching apart from being a registered student and paying the requisite oral coaching fee.
Attendance RequirementsSince issue of any kind of eligibility certificate is not involved in the coaching process, there is no minimum attendance required to be put up by the students.
However, the institution conducting oral coaching classes may impose restrictions relating to continuous attendance to classes. A student may be made ineligible to attend subsequent classes if he/she fails to attend classes for a certain number of days. Such information if any, can be obtained from the respective oral coaching centers.