ICAI CA May 2020 Exam Cancelled: There is an extremely important update for all the candidates who were preparing for the ICAI CA May 2020 Exams. As per the latest notification issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and the threat of infection, the ICAI CA May 2020 Exams are being cancelled.
Further, the decision has been taken to merge the May/July exams with the exams to be conducted in November. So, the candidates who had registered for the ICAI CA May 2020 Exams, will now have to appear for the exam in the month of November along with the candidates who have registered for the November attempt. The ICAI CA May 2020 Exams were originally scheduled to be held on 3rd May 2020 but had to be eventually postponed to July/August in wake of the pandemic.
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The notification issued by ICAI reads that, “On a review of above developments and in order to ensure the interest of its students and their well-being, the Institute has decided to cancel May 2020 Examinations and merge the May 2020 attempt with November 2020 Examinations, with due carryover of all benefits already available to students including the fee paid and exemptions.
The students who have made application for May 2020 Examinations will have an option to change the group(s) of their appearance and centre of Examinations at the time of making a fresh application for November 2020 Examinations, which, subject to conditions prevailing at the relevant time, will start from 1st November 2020. It is again clarified that in this schema, the students will be free to exercise the options afresh for the groups that they intend to appear in the November 2020 examinations.” Read the complete notice here- ICAI notice for cancellation of CA May exams
The institute further added that as the government of India has instructed the schools and colleges to remain shut till 31st July 2020, many examination centres have expressed their inability to host the exams. As such, the institute faces a logistical challenge in ensuring enough examination centres when schools and colleges can not open. So, the candidates should now focus their preparations for the November exams. Check | ICAI Exam 2020: Applications Form, Notification, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus