The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has issued important announcement for the students who are appearing in November 2020 CA examination in the wake of Bihar Assembly Elections and other elections in other states. ICAI announced the modifications in the CA November 2020 examination schedule, which was earlier released through announcement No. 13-CA (EXAM)/N/2020 dated 15th July 2020.
ICAI intimated the revised schedule for the students who had opted for the examination Centre from the State of Bihar and Parliamentary By- Elections /Assembly By- Elections announced in different place(s) of different states to be held in November 2020.
ICAI informed the Students appearing from the examination centers wherein Legislative Assembly Elections in Bihar and Parliamentary By- Elections /Assembly By- Elections are to be conducted in different place(s) of different states in November 2020 must note the below announcements –
1. It is brought to the notice of all such students that said examination, shall now be held on 19th, 21st, 23rd and 25th November 2020 in place of 02nd, 03rd, 06th and 07th November 2020 respectively. It is also notified that the respective papers/list of centres statewise wherein Legislative Assembly Elections in Bihar and Parliamentary By- Elections /Assembly By- Elections announced in different place(s) of different states will be informed separately.
2. It is brought to the notice of all students that CA Foundation November 2020 examination, shall now be held on 19th, 21st, 23rd and 25th November 2020 and paperwise schedule shall be informed separately.
3. “Opt Out”option to the students who are suffering from COVID 19 or having symptoms of diseases shall be provided on self-declaration basis and this option shall continue in operation during the conduct of entire November 2020 Examinations. The said scheme shall also be applicable to Centres/place of residence of student which turn out to be the containment zone during the exam dates. They will be allowed to carry forward their candidature with due carryover of all benefits already available to students including fee paid and exemptions for next examination, i.e., May 2021 examination cycle.
4. A detailed instruction sheet containing the Do’s and Don’ts for all students appearing in the November 2020 examination is being issued separately.
Also in view of the coronavirus outbreak, candidates preparing for CA exams to stay Safe, blessed, updated, and are advised to visit the ICAI official website regularly for further announcements relating to November 2020 Examinations.
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