Institute of Chartered Accountants postponed ICAI CA November 2020 Exam

The Institute of Chartered Accountants has postponed the ICAI CA November 2020 for the students appearing from the test centres in Bihar. ICAI CA November 2020 Exam was scheduled to be conducted on November 2, 3, 6 and 7, 2020.  As per the new schedule, exams for Chartered Accountant (CA) Foundation 2020 will now be conducted on November 19, 21, 23, and 25, 2020. The paper-wise schedule will be updated on the official website-

The Institute has also increased the number of exam centres from 505 in May 2020 exam to 915 for November 2020 exam to cover additional 192 districts of the country for the convenience of the students.

The official notification reads, “It is brought to the notice of all such students that ICAI CA examination shall now be held on 19th, 21st, 23rd and 25th November 2020 in place of 02nd, 03rd, 06th and 07th November 2020 respectively. It is also notified that the respective papers/list of centres state wise wherein Legislative Assembly Elections in Bihar and Parliamentary By- Elections /Assembly By- Elections announced in different place(s) of different states will be informed separately.” 

The statement also added that the candidates who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have shown symptoms of the virus can opt-out for ICAI CA November 2020 on self-declaration basis. They can carry forward their candidature including the fee paid and exemptions for the next exam that will be conducted in May 2021.

Meanwhile, ICAI has also released guidelines (SOPs) for students to ensure that the exam is being conducted abiding safety precautions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.