The following regulations cover the eligibility requirements for sitting in an ICMAB examination:
Students who are enrolled under the coaching course programme in a particular session, are required to attend at least 75% lectures in the class and to pass 60% class test to the satisfaction of the teachers concerned. Class test programmes are provided to the students by their respective teachers.
Students who are enrolled under the Correspondence Course programme are required to submit all their assignments (100%) before filling up examination form and obtain 60% marks in each assignment.
Students having less than 75% attendance or submitting less than 100% assignment, may be allowed to sit the examination by paying the specific amount of fine as per regulation of the Institute.
a. A student will have to appear all subjects of a particular level at a time and single subject pass will be countable of the level at one sitting. Examination centres at present are at Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna and Comilla. Examination centres may also be organised in foreign countries at the request of the registered students, provided sufficient candidates apply to sit for the examination. The dates and centres of examinations are regulated and published by Council of the Institute.
b. The examination of five levels must be taken in correct sequence. However, a student may be allowed to appear at examination for two consecutive levels viz. Foundation Level and Professional Level-I or Professional Level-I & II and so on. No subject of Professional Level-II may be attempted until Foundation Level has been completed by way of successful examination or exemption. No subject of Professional Level-IV may be attempted until Foundation Level, PL-I & PL-II have been completed by way of successful examination or exemption.
Examinations are generally conducted twice in June and December each year.
Application for admission to an examination is to be submitted by the candidates on the prescribed form, which may be obtained from the Head Office or any Regional/Branch Office or any of the coaching centres of the Institute. Applications providing complete details required on both sides of the form, be sent, so as to reach the Head Office or Branches/Coaching Centres and so on by the prescribed date. Applications for examination are to be accepted only if all the requirements including payment of all dues, have been complied with and the Finance department/Education department must have verified the compliance.
All outstanding dues including Annual Subscription must be paid along with Examination Application.
Candidates are advised to write their full name as well as mailing address on the examination forms legibly and in Block Letters. Candidates in service are advised to give their office address alongwith designation. Examination forms which do not meet these requirements are liable to be rejected.
Communication of Examination Results
Notification in writing of the results of each examination will be hung in the Notice Board. The Institute does not enter into correspondence with students as to the reasons for failure in an examination and no application is accepted for review of examination results.
Following grades are provided on the result slip against the subjects in order to show performance:
Grade-A Pass Standard
Grade-B Not upto pass standard
Grade-C Considerably below pass standard
Grade-D Poor Standard
Grade-E Very Poor Standard
The result of those students who qualify in the final examination of the Institute is published in the Official Gazette of Bangladesh. Any candidate who has failed to pass an examination to the satisfaction of the Examination Committee may offer himself again on any subsequent occasion, provided that he has to pass all the examinations of the Institute within a period of ten years from the date of his registration as a student. Failure to pass all the examinations within the said period of ten years or the extended period shall entail cancellation of registration unless otherwise decided by the Council.
Instructions to the Examinees
On receipt of their Admit Card/Slip the candidates are advised to check the particulars entered therein. Inaccuracies, if any, must be brought immediately to the notice of the Head of Department (Examination).
A candidate who is late by more than thirty minutes is not allowed to appear/enter the examination premises. Similarly no examinee shall be allowed to leave the examination hall earlier than one hour after the commencement of the examination.