ITC January 2018

Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 12:07:46 PM

Exam dates

24 January 2018 25 January 2018

 Information on what will be examined

Exam times

Session 1


Candidates must be seated by no later than 7:30am Instructions will be read at 7:40am 8:00 - 8:30 Reading time (30 minutes) 8:30 - 11:00 Writing time (2 1/2 hours)

Lunch at 11:00am Candidates are advised to bring their own refreshments for lunch.

Session 2

Candidates must be seated by no later than 12:30pm Instructions will be read at 12:45pm 13:00pm - 13:30pm Reading time (30 minutes) 13:30pm - 16:00pm Writing time (2 1/2 hours)

Seating arrangements

  • Candidates sit in numerical order according to exam number.
  • An attendance register, on which the candidate's exam number will be pre-printed, will be on the desk.
  • Candidates must find the desks that match their exam number and ensure that they sit at the correct desk.



Special concession request date

Closing date: 20 October 2017
Click here for the policy and application forms


Online registration dates

1 November - 5 January 2018

London venue candidates

  • Candidates who want to register to write the ITC at the London venue should do so by 30 November 2017, so that SAICA can establish the feasibility of the London venue.
  • SAICA reserves the right to cancel this venue if the number of candidates who registered to write at this venue is not feasible.
  • An additional registration fee will be levied which will be shared by all the candidates who choose to write in London.
  • Candidates will be notified on 4 December 2017 of the additional registration fee that is payable.


Registration fees

All amounts are inclusive of 14% VAT

1 November  – 5 Janaury 2018

R5 323.80


Payment and invoices

  • Payment of all invoices must reach SAICA by 30 November 2017.
  • In terms of SAICA's examination policy, invoices are issued to each candidate.
  • If the invoice should be made out to the candidate's employer, the candidate must request it before 30 November 2017.



After completion and submission of an on-line registration (application)

By e-mail

  • A computer generated confirmation that confirms receipt of your registration by SAICA will be emailed. (This does not confirm eligibility to write ITC January 2018)
  • If not received within 24 hours, phone the SAICA contact centre – non-receipt could mean that your registration was unsuccessful.
  • Check your details – especially the venue you selected – on this confirmation email for correctness
  • Advise us at immediately of any venue changes.
  • All other changes can be made, by you, on your SAICA profile.

Admission Letter

By e-mail
  • Confirms that SAICA has received your payment and verified your eligibility.
  • This confirms your eligibility to write the exam.
  • This letter contains your exam number.


  • Informs you that an examination confirmation letter has been e-mailed to you.
  • Ensure that you provide your correct cell number.

Venue Change

  • All venue changes to be requested before the 10th of January 2018


Exam results dates

23 March 2018


Entrance (eligibility) requirements

Valid CTA or equivalent

A candidate must have successfully completed a CTA or equivalent programme accredited by the Initial Professional Development Committee of SAICA.

Permitted Texts


  • Open book assessments.
  • NO writing / notes, etc., is allowed in the SAICA handbooks which may be brought into the examination.
  • Open Book Policy (Section 9)



On-line registration

Click here to see the step by step guide on how to register. Click here to complete the online exam registration.