ICAI President CA. Nihar N Jambusaria has delivered a message to the Students appearing for the July 2021 CA exams. He said that the examination committee has an open mind and if the conditions are not conducive in July, it is possible that CA Exams be postponed further. However, he emphasized the students' health and life as a priority for the ICAI. He further said that the examination committee has scheduled to conduct CA Final and Intermediate exams in July and urged students to continuously study for their exams.
June 21: ICAI allows an opt-out scheme for the students affected due to COVID-19. Institute has released guidelines for opt-out on its official site.
Here's the detailed message of ICAI President CA. Nihar N. Jambusaria for the CA students appearing for CA exams in July this year.
"We are concerned about your health and life. After the second wave of this ongoing pandemic, the daily cases are substantially reducing. The state governments are going away from lockdown in a phased manner. It is expected that by 13th June the situation would be conducive for conducting exams in all the states. Intermediate and Final year exams are scheduled between 5th July and 20th July.
ICAI will take all steps to follow the guidelines of MHA of social distancing, sanitization, and others. You are witnessed that how November 2020 and January 2021 exams were conducted, and with the same efficiency, July 2021 exams will be no exception. Exam committee has decided to conduct exams keeping the interests of students in mind. We want your career to continue and not stop. I urge upon all the students to continue their study continuously for the July exams".
"If at all, the conditions in July are not conducive to conduct exams, the exam committee has an open mind to postpone the exams. Let's pray and work for the best. From tomorrow the window for center change is opening. If you want to change the exam center, you can do so as the window will remain open till June 11th. Thank You. Wish all the best for your exams," the ICAI President added.
ICAI Chartered Accountants July 2021 Examinations - Message of CA. Nihar N. Jambusaria, President - ICAI for ICAI's Students. #IndiaFightsCorona #ICAIwithStudents@JambusariaNihar @drdebashismitra pic.twitter.com/zxqmGKrBNk— Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - ICAI (@theicai) June 8, 2021
A section of students is continuously opposing the physical conduct of exams. A PIL has also been filed in the Supreme Court seeking reliefs for the students. The Institute has scheduled to conduct CA Final and Intermediate examination starting from July 5, 2021. ICAI has also said that the exams will be held following social distancing and other guidelines released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.
In a recent statement Institute also assured students that for July 2021 exams all measures will remain the same as was for the November 2020 and January 2021 exams.