regulator, ICAI said that students have been given the opt-out option for the
July exam and they are allowed to carry their candidature to November exam. An
official notification in this regard was released by the ICAI today.
students (who have already submitted online examination application for May
2020 Examination cycle) shall be allowed to opt-out and carry forward their
candidature to next examination i.e. November, 2020 examination cycle,” it has
case, examination fee and exemption (if any) will automatically be carry
forward to the next examination. Candidates who wish to opt-out from the exams
will have to submit a written declaration. For the students, who will appear
for the exam necessary arrangements will be made at the exam center.
“Remaining students who will choose not to opt out
and wish to appear for the exams commencing from 29th July 2020, the Institute
is making all the required and necessary arrangements for smooth conduct of May
2020 examination (commencing from 29th July, 2020) across the globe including
strict adherence to the precautions / measures related to COVID–19 which cover
thermal scanning, hands’ sanitization, wearing of masks, maintaining social
distancing at all times, following Government guidelines, etc. for the
examinees / center functionaries during the conduct of Chartered Accountant
Examination,” the ICAI has also said.