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ICAI News: POSTPONEMENT OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT EXAMINATIONS, MAY 2020

In continuation of the Important Announcement dated 27th March 2020, it is hereby notified for general
information that in view of the ongoing spurt of the COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of the wellbeing of students, the Chartered Accountant Examinations scheduled from 19th June 2020 to 4th July 2020* stand rescheduled and the said examinations shall now be held from 29th July 2020 to 16th
August 2020 as per details given below.

FOUNDATION COURSE EXAMINATION – Under NEW SCHEME

As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 25 F (3) of the
Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.
7th, 9th, 11th & 14th August 2020

INTERMEDIATE (IPC) COURSE EXAMINATION – Under OLD SCHEME

As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 28 E (3) of the
Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988]
Group-I: 30th July 2020, 2nd, 4th & 6th August 2020
Group-II: 8th, 10th & 13th August 2020

INTERMEDIATE COURSE EXAMINATION – Under NEW SCHEME

As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 28 G (4) of the
Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.
Group-I: 30th July 2020, 2nd, 4th & 6th August 2020
Group-II: 8th, 10th, 13th & 16th August 2020

FINAL COURSE EXAMINATION – Under OLD SCHEME

As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 31 (ii) of the
Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.]
Group –I: 29th, 31st July 2020, 3rd & 5th August 2020
Group -II: 7th, 9th, 11th & 14th August 2020

FINAL COURSE EXAMINATION – Under NEW SCHEME

[As per syllabus contained in the scheme notified by the Council under Regulation 31 (iv) of the
Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.]
Group -I: 29th, 31st July 2020, 3rd & 5th August 2020
Group -II: 7th, 9th, 11th & 14th August 2020

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAWS AND WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (ITL & WTO), Part I EXAMINATION

Group A: 30th July 2020 & 2nd August 2020
Group B: 4th & 6th August 2020

INTERNATIONAL TAXATION – ASSESSMENT TEST (INTT – AT)

7th & 9th August 2020

It may be emphasized that there would be no change in the examination schedule in the event of any
day of the examination schedule being declared a Public Holiday by the Central Government or any State
Government / Local Holiday.

Candidates may note that two of the papers viz. Paper(s) 3 & 4 of Foundation Examination are of 2 hours
duration. Similarly, Elective Paper – 6 of Final Examination (under New Scheme) is of 4 hours. However,
all other examinations are of 3 hours duration, and the examination wise timing(s) are given below:

Examination Paper(s)Exam. Timings (IST)Duration
FoundationPaper 1 & 22 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
Paper 3 & 4*2 PM to 4 PM2 Hours
Intermediate (IPC)All Papers2 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
Intermediate (New Scheme)All Papers2 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
Final (Old Scheme)All Papers2 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
Final (New Scheme)Paper 1 to 5 &
Paper 7 & 8.
2 PM to 5 PM3 Hours
Paper 6 (Elective)2 PM to 6 PM4 Hours
Post Qualification Course
Examinations i.e. (ITL & WTO),
Part I and (INTT – AT)
ALL2 PM to 5 PM3 Hours

*In Paper 3 and 4 of Foundation Examination and all papers of Post Qualification Course
Examinations there will not be any advance reading time, whereas in all other papers / exams
mentioned above, an advance reading time of 15 minutes will be given from 1.45 PM (IST) to
2 PM (IST).

Foundation Course Examination is to be held along with Final Group –II Examinations on 7th, 9th, 11th &
14th August 2020 and the Post Qualification Course Examination i.e. INTT – AT is to be held along with
Final Group – II Examination on 7th & 9th August 2020, whereas ITL & WTO examination is to be held
along with 4 papers, Group – I of Intermediate (IPC) / Intermediate Examinations.

(S. K. Garg)
Additional Secretary (Examinations)

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