Earlier CA intermediate and CA final exam for November 2020 attempt was scheduled to start from 1st November.
ICAI had also issued guidelines and special OPT OUT facility for this attempt as students of May 2020 and November 2020 were both appearing for examination in this attempt.
However, now ICAI has again issued a notification again postponing the schedule for CA examination and now the examination are rescheduled to start from 21.11.2020 and end at 14.12.2020.
FOUNDATION COURSE EXAMINATION: 8th, 10th, 12th & 14th December 2020
INTERMEDIATE (IPC) COURSE EXAMINATION – Under OLD SCHEME:
Group-I: 22nd, 24th, 26th & 28th November 2020
Group-II: 1st, 3rd & 5th December 2020
INTERMEDIATE COURSE EXAMINATION – Under NEW SCHEME
Group-I : 22nd, 24th, 26th & 28th November 2020
Group-II: 1st, 3rd, 5th & 7th December 2020
FINAL COURSE EXAMINATION – Under OLD SCHEME
Group –I : 21st, 23rd, 25th & 27th November 2020
Group -II: 29th November 2020, 2nd, 4th & 6th December 20
FINAL COURSE EXAMINATION – Under NEW SCHEME
Group -I: 21st, 23rd, 25th & 27th November 2020
Group -II: 29th November 2020, 2nd, 4th & 6th December 2020
It may be emphasized that there would be no change in the examination schedule in the event of any day of the examination schedule being declared a Public Holiday by the Central Government or any State Government / Local Holiday.
Candidates may note that two of the papers viz. Paper(s) 3 & 4 of Foundation Examination are of 2 hours duration. Similarly, Elective Paper – 6 of Final Examination (under New Scheme) is of 4 hours. However, all other examinations are of 3 hours duration.
It is also decided that Intermediate (IPC) Examination under old syllabus is extended to one more examination cycle i.e. student registered under Intermediate (IPC) Old Syllabus can write their examinations up to May 2021 examination term.
To read the full notification CLICK HERE.
Although the continuous extension of Exam schedule might decrease motivation of some students but everyone needs to see the bigger picture of what will happen once they clear this exam and why did they enter this course and maintain their motivation and it is not going to be easy for many.