In a notification issued late on Friday, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on Friday decided to cancel the Chartered Accountancy examination May 2020 due to prevailing situation amid the coronavirus pandemic. The May 2020 exam will now be merged with November 2020 exam.
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The decision to cancel the exam has been taken to ensure the well being of lakhs of students. The students who have applied for May 2020 exams will get an option to change the groups of their appearance and centre of the exam at the time of making a fresh application for November 2020.
Candidates are advised to visit the ICAI’s official website – www.icai.org – for details regarding the November 2020 exam.
Here is the link to the official announcement: http://www.icai.org/post/important-announcement-for-may-2020-examinations
The ICAI, in a March 27 notification, had said that the CA exam which was originally scheduled to be be held from May 2-18, was rescheduled to June 19-July 4. But with the number of coronavirus cases increasing rapidly across the country, the examination has now been cancelled till November.
The institute had also allowed candidates to opt-out of the examinations if they did not want to appear.