The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or ICAI, the professional body which regulates the Chartered Accountants (CA) exams in the country, has decided to cancel May 2020 examinations and merge the May 2020 attempt with November 2020 examinations. The Institute said in an announcement that the CA aspirants who had registered for the May exams will be able avail due carryover of all benefits already available to students including fee paid and exemptions. The CA May exams were postponed in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak and were later scheduled to be held in July and August.
The ICAIs announcement comes in the backdrop of the Institute informing the Supreme Court on Thursday that it would assess the feasibility of conducting CA exams, scheduled between July 29 and August 16, in view of the spike in number of COVID-19 cases across the country and consult states and examination centres on this issue.
The students who have made application for May 2020 examinations will have an option to change the groups of their appearance and centre of examinations at the time of making a fresh application for November 2020 Examinations, the ICAI said.
The November exams, subject to conditions prevailing at relevant time, will start from November 1, according to the Institute.
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