The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Tuesday released an opt-out scheme notice for the ICSI CS June examination 2021. Candidates who want to avail of the opt-out facility from the June 2021 session of the examination can apply for it through the official website of the Institute, icsi.edu.
Keeping in view their general well-being and safety, the decision is taken for the students who have already submitted online examination application for the June 2021 Examination cycle and are satisfying the conditions asked in the notice will be allowed to 'OPT-OUT' and carry forward their candidature to another exam cycle i.e. December 2021 Examination Cycle-II. The opt-out facility shall be available to students of ICSI CS Foundation, Executive and Professional Programs.
ICSI CS Opt-Out Facility:
The link to opt-out from the June 2021 examination will be available from August 1, 2021, onwards and up to August 20, 2021, where students can avail of the option without citing any reason. The opt-out facility link from August 21 to September 4, 2021, for candidates who will have to essentially submit a COVID19 positive report evidencing that they themselves or their immediate relatives were infected by COVID19 during the period from July 20 to August 20, 2021, as per the official notice.
In order to avail Opt-out facility, students shall be essentially required to submit their request through the prescribed google form link, as per details given in the official notification.
It has been brought to the public notice that in such a case, the examination fees and exemption, if any, of the particular student will automatically be shifted and carried forward to the next examination i.e. December 2021 cycle-II and this attempt (June 2021) will not be counted. The student will not be required to apply afresh or pay any fees for Dec 2021 Examination cycle at the relevant time.
ICSI CS exam schedule for the Foundation program, Executive program, and professional programs have been released at the official site. The examination will now be held from August 10 to August 20, 2021.