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CA IPCC Auditing Syllabus Nov 2017 – New Changes by ICAI


CA IPCC Auditing Syllabus Nov 2017  and Applicable Amendments & New Changes are here. In this article, We’ve provided CA IPCC Auditing & Assurance Syllabus Changes and Amendments Notification applicable for May 2017 and Nov 2017. Also Download CA IPCC Study Material for Nov 2017. The Syllabus of CA IPCC changes every two attempts. The Syllabus for May 2017 and Nov 2017 will be different for the IPCC subjects when compared to the syllabus that was applicable for Nov 2016 Exam. The reason for the change in CA IPCC Syllabus for November 2017 is the applicability of new Union Budget and also applicability of new Notifications and Circulars for this attempt. The CA IPCC Auditing Syllabus new changes for  Nov 2017 exam are available from the below provided links for free download. In this Article, we will list out Applicable CA IPCC Auditing & Assurance Syllabus and also Amendments thereto.

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IPCC Auditing Syllabus

IPCC Subjects For Nov 2017

There are total 7 Papers in CA IPCC Syllabus. See below

Group I

Paper 1: Accounting (100 marks)Paper 2: Business Laws, Ethics and Communication (100 marks)

  • Part I: Business Laws (60 marks) comprising
  1. Business Laws (30 marks)
  2. Company Law (30 marks)
  • Part II: Ethics (20 marks)
  • Part III: Communication (20 marks)

Paper 3: Cost Accounting and Financial Management (100 marks)

  • Part I: Cost Accounting (50 marks)
  • Part II: Financial Management (50 marks)

Paper 4: Taxation (100 marks)

  • Part I: Income-tax (50 marks)
  • Part II: Indirect Taxes (50 marks)

Group II

Paper 5: Advanced Accounting (100 marks)
Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance (100 marks)

Paper 7: Information Technology and Strategic Management (100 marks)

  • Section A: Information Technology (50 marks)
  • Section B: Strategic Management (50 marks)

CA IPCC Audit Syllabus Changes

In the entire IPCC Auditing part, there are few minor changes in the Company Audit Part. Other than that, there are no new changes in the CA IPCC Audit Syllabus applicable for November 2017 exam.

Here we are providing CA IPCC Auditing Syllabus for November 2017 in PDF format. Click below links to download.
Auditing & AssuranceDownload

IPCC Syllabus Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance

(One paper – three hours – 100 marks)

1. Auditing Concepts – Nature and limitations of Auditing, Basic Principles governing an audit, Ethical principles and concept of Auditor’s Independence, Relationship of auditing with other disciplines.
2. Auditing and Assurance Standards – Overview, Standard-setting process, Role of International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and Auditing and Assurance Standards Board in India.
3. Auditing engagement – Audit planning, Audit program , Control of quality of audit work– Delegation and supervision of audit work.
4. Documentation – Audit working papers, Audit files: Permanent and current audit files, Ownership and custody of working papers.
5. Audit evidence – Audit procedures for obtaining evidence, Sources of evidence, Reliability of audit evidence, Methods of obtaining audit evidence, Physical verification, Documentation, Direct confirmation, Re-computation, Analytical review techniques, Representation by management.
6. Internal Control – Elements of internal control, Review and documentation, Evaluation of internal control system, Internal control questionnaire, Internal control check list, Tests of control, Application of concept of materialize and audit risk, Concept of internal audit.
7. Internal Control and Computerized Environment, Approaches to Auditing in Computerized Environment.
8. Audit Sampling – Types of sampling, Test checking, Techniques of test checks.
9. Analytical review procedures.
10. Audit of payments – General considerations, Wages, Capital expenditure, Other payments and expenses, Petty cash payments, Bank payments, Bank reconciliation.
11. Audit of receipts – General considerations, Cash sales, Receipts from debtors, Other Receipts.
12. Audit of Purchases – Vouching cash and credit purchases, Forward purchases, Purchase returns, Allowance received from suppliers.
13. Audit of Sales – Vouching of cash and credit sales, Goods on consignment, Sale on approval basis, Sale under hire-purchase agreement, Returnable containers, Various types of allowances given to customers, Sale returns.
14. Audit of suppliers’ ledger and the debtors’ ledger – Self-balancing and the sectional balancing system, Total or control accounts, Confirmatory statements from credit customers and suppliers, Provision for bad and doubtful debts, Writing off of bad debts.
15. Audit of impersonal ledger – Capital expenditure, deferred revenue expenditure and revenue expenditure, Outstanding expenses and income, Repairs and renewals, Distinction between reserves and provisions, Implications of change in the basis of accounting.
16. Audit of assets and liabilities.
17. Company Audit – Audit of Shares, Qualifications and Disqualifications of Auditors, Appointment of auditors, Removal of auditors, Powers and duties of auditors, Branch audit, Joint audit, Special audit, Reporting requirements under the Companies Act, 1956.
18. Audit Report – Qualifications, Disclaimers, Adverse opinion, Disclosures, Reports and certificates.
19. Special points in audit of different types of undertakings, i.e., Educational institutions, Hotels, Clubs, Hospitals, Hire-purchase and leasing companies (excluding banks, electricity companies, cooperative societies, and insurance companies).
20. Features and basic principles of government audit, Local bodies and not-for-profit organizations, Comptroller and Auditor General and its constitutional role.
Note: Candidates are expected to have working knowledge of relevant Auditing and AssuranceStandards issued by the ICAI with reference to above-mentioned topics.

IPCC Syllabus Paper 6: Auditing and Assurance

  1. Standards on Auditing (SAs)
S.NoSATitle of Standard on Auditing
1SA 200Overall Objectives of the Independent Auditor and the Conduct of an Audit in Accordance with Standards on Auditing
2SA 210Agreeing the Terms of Audit Engagements
3SA 220Quality Control for Audit of Financial Statements
4SA 230Audit Documentation
5SA 240The Auditor’s responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of Financial Statements
6SA 250Consideration of Laws and Regulations in An Audit of Financial Statements
7SA 260Communication with Those Charged with Governance
8SA 265Communicating Deficiencies in Internal Control to Those Charged with Governance and Management
9SA 299Responsibility of Joint Auditors
10SA 300Planning an Audit of Financial Statements
11SA 315Identifying and Assessing the Risks of Material Misstatement through Understanding the Entity and its Environment
12SA 320Materiality in Planning and Performing an Audit
13SA 330The Auditor’s Responses to Assessed Risks
14SA 402Audit Considerations Relating to an Entity Using a Service Organization
15SA 450Evaluation of Misstatements Identified during the Audits
16SA 500Audit Evidence
17SA 501Audit Evidence – Specific Considerations for Selected Items
18SA 505External Confirmations
19SA 510Initial Audit Engagements-Opening Balances
20SA 520Analytical Procedures
21SA 530Audit Sampling
22SA 540Auditing Accounting Estimates, Including Fair Value AccountingEstimates, and Related Disclosures
23SA 550Related Parties
24SA 560Subsequent Events
25SA 570Going Concern
26SA 580Written Representations
27SA 600Using the Work of Another Auditor
28SA 610Using the Work of Internal Auditors
29SA 620Using the Work of an Auditor’s Expert
30SA 700Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements
31SA 705Modifications to the Opinion in the Independent Auditor’s Report
32SA 706Emphasis of Matter Paragraphs and Other Matter Paragraphs in the Independent Auditor’s Report
33SA 710Comparative Information – Corresponding Figures and Comparative Financial Statements
34SA 720The Auditor’s Responsibility in Relation to Other Information in Documents Containing Audited Financial Statements Statements Statement on Reporting under Section 227(1A) of the Companies Act, 1956 (Section 143 of the Companies Act, 2013).
Guidance Notes Guidance Note on Audit of Inventories.Guidance Note on Audit of Debtors, Loans and Advances.Guidance Note on Audit of Investments.Guidance Note on Audit of Cash and Bank Balances.Guidance Note on Audit of Liabilities.Guidance Note on Audit of Revenue.Guidance Note on Audit of Expenses.
IV Applicability of the Companies Act, 2013: The relevant notified Sections of the Companies Act, 2013 up to 30th September 2014 will be applicable for May, 2015 Examination and for other legislative amendments including relevant Notifications / Circulars / Rules / Guidelines issued by Regulating Authority cut-off date will be 31stOctober, 2014.
New CA Syllabus Applicability Date
It is a known fact that, the syllabus of CA Course is being radically changed. We have been receiving numerous requests regarding the applicability of this new syllabus.It is hereby clarified that, the new syllabus will likely come into effect only from Nov 2017 exams.Students who registered under old syllabus will be given at least three attempts before making the new syllabus applicable to them.
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