When trying to read CSV/Txt file having fields enclosed in caret(^) using the CSV Input or Text File Input step, the fields are not read incorrectly.
Refer to the screenshot attached.
If we remove the enclosure and try to get the fields then the values get enclosed within caret, Refer to the screenshot below:
Attaching the sample data and transformation to replicate the issue
The issue is same in Text File Input Step.