In other words, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has now been decided vide announcement dated 28th February 2014 to make available the Evaluated Answer Books in Soft Form as against the current practice of dispatching physical photocopies.
As a result of which the physical copies of the evaluated answer books shall not be dispatched to the applicants, henceforth.
All CA students may now apply for verification or get certified copies of evaluated answer books either through online or through physical applications. But they shall actually be provided with the scanned copies of the answer books sought by them.
After successfully submission of applications by CA IPC and CA Final applicants, the ICAI will scan and host the Answer Books on a website.
Thereafter, the applicant will receive the URL link of hosted Answer Books along with user ID and password through a mail at the email address provided by him.
You can view and take print out of the scanned copies of the answer books at your convenience but not later than 10 days from the date of hosting.
Remind that the scanned copies of answer books will not be hosted on icaiexam.icai.org website.
Thus, applicants can enter the site where the answer books are hosted only through the URL in the email sent to them. However, the applicants may continue to check the status of their applications at ICAIEXAM.ICAI.ORG as usual.
You may also contact examination department of ICAI at e-mail IDs firstname.lastname@example.org (For Final students) and email@example.com (For Intermediate students) for further assistance.