ICAI announces additions 600 Centers for CA Exams 2020 commencing on 21st November

The ICAI, accompanied by novel Corona Virus Disease (CoViD)-19 SOPs added 600+ Centers to ensure Smooth and Safe Conduct of the CA Foundation, Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate, Final and Final (New/Old Scheme) Examinations commencing on the 21st Date of November 2020 onward across India. The ICAI will host CA Foundation, IPC, Intermediate Final & Final Examination (Old/New) Scheme 2020.

By SC Sharma, Updated : Nov 18, 2020 13:31 IST
ICAI announces additions 600 Centers for CA Exams 2020 commencing on 21st November
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ICAI CA Examinations 2020: The Office of Additional Secretary, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) added 600 more Centers to ensure hassle-free ICAI CA Foundation, Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate, Final and Final (New / Old Scheme) Examinations, November 2020 commencing on the 21st Date of November 2020 onwards. The ICAI, following the Apex Court of India Intervention, took this decision to ensure the smooth and safe conduct of the CA Foundation Examination 2020 in the interest of both students and the staff to be available at the countrywide Examination Centers. The ICAI CA Examinations will be held from 20th November up to the 14th Date of December 2020 

Certain Tweets, especially slated for the 1st Date of December 2020, where GHMC Elections shall be held on the day in Hyderabad City,  in reference to ICAI CA Examinations 2020 are trending Even as the ICAI has released the Ministry of Home Affairs issued novel CoViD-19 SOPs for the CA Examinations for the students, still certain issues remain unaddressed by the ICAI and Telangana State Examination Authority. In Hyderabad, Telangana States CA Examinations (1400 Hours - 1700 Hours) shall follow completion of B.Com Examination in the Morning Session (0900 Hours).  Another important issue that has emerged and begs solution in view of GHMC Elections to be held on the 1st Date of December 2020 and that CA Foundation Examinations are also scheduled on the day.       

CoVID-19 SOPs: The ICAI also released the novel Corona Virus Diseases (CoViD) 2020 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure safety of the students and the Examination Staff.  The students appearing in the CA Foundation Examinations will have to wear Face Mask / cover their Face with Face Shields.  The students must carry with them 50 Ml Disinfectant Hand Sanitizer Liquid Spray while entering the Examination Center.     

CA Foundation CoVid-19 Standard Operating Procedures: The Controller of Examinations will conduct ICAI CA Foundation, Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate, Final and Final (New / Old Scheme) Examinations, November 2020 in Social Distance Mode. The Students must carry with them Self-Declared Asymptomatic CoViD-19 Letters.  Those having CoViD Symptoms will be directed into the Isolation Lab. Any of the students noticed having CoViD-19 symptoms among those CoViD-19 free students might be barred or directed into Isolation Lab to fare their Examinations. All the students appearing in the CA Foundation Examinations would be offered 3-Ply Face Mask before taking their Examinations.  

Also Read: ICAI CA Examination 2020 SOPs 

Hand-sanitizers would be placed at the Entrance as well as in the Examination Centers. Necessary arrangements including Disinfected Examination Seats and Hall with Gloves to be provided to the Students shall be in place at every Examination Center across the country. The students must follow the Central Government issued Key-CoViD-19 Guidelines keeping in mind Individual Interest in Collective human safety. The students must carefully read novel CoViD-19 Standard Operating Procedures thereby facilitating cooperation in the ICAI declared CA Foundation Examination 2020 commencing on the 20th November 2020 onwards across the country.