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NACIN to conduct GSTP exam on June 14

By TOG News Service
Apr 17, 2019 , New Delhi

TOG NEWS SERVICE, NEW DELHI, APR 17, 2019: THE National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorized to conduct an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioners (GSTPs) in terms of the sub-rule (3) of Rule 83 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated May 28, 2018.

The GSTPs enrolled on the GST Network under sub-rule (2) of Rule 83 and covered by clause (b) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 83, i.e. those meeting the eligibility criteria of having enrolled as sales tax practitioners or tax return preparer under the existing law for a period not less than five years, are required to pass the said examination before Dec 31, 2019 in terms of Notification no. 03/2019-Central Tax dated Jan 29, 2019. Two such examinations for such GSTPs have already been conducted on Oct 31, 2018 and Dec 17, 2018. The next examination for them shall be conducted on June 14, 2019 from 11:00 hrs to 13:30 hrs at designated examination centers across India.

It would be a Computer Based Examination. The Registration for the exam can be done by the eligible GSTPs on a Registration Portal, link of which would be provided on NACIN and CBIC websites. The Registration Portal for exam scheduled on June 14, 2019 would be  activated on May 21, 2019  and would remain open up  to June 04, 2019. For convenience of candidates, a help desk would also be set up, details of which would be made available on the registration portal. The applicants are required to make online payment of examination fee of Rs 500/- at the time of registration for this exam.

Pattern and Syllabus of the Examination

PAPER: GST Law & Procedures:

Time allowed: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Number of Multiple Choice Questions: 100

Language of Questions: English and Hindi

Maximum marks: 200

Qualifying marks: 100

No negative marking

Syllabus:

1. Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017

2. Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017

3. State Goods and Services Tax Acts, 2017

4. Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017

5. Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017

6. Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017

7. Integrated Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017

8. All State Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017

9. Notifications, Circulars and orders issued from time to time

Note: As GST Law and Procedures are still evolving, the various items of the above syllabus would be considered as on 1.4.2019 for the purpose of this Examination.