The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has released an important notice regarding the exam of CA May 2020. Institute has said that it will analyse the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak situation in the country and take the action in mid-April regarding the May examinations. Candidates who are aspiring for the CA May 2020 examination are advised to check the official website regularly for latest updates. It is also advised to explore the complete ICAI's official announcement.
The official notice reads, "We are currently witnessing the impact of COVID 19 Pandemic in India; the exact nature and outreach of which is yet un-folding and this has resulted in public distancing and situation of mass lockdown in some of the States. We at ICAI do understand that the overall environment with regard to safety and hygiene is of utmost importance and the Institute is keeping a close tab on the developments taking place arising out of the current COVID 19 influence on day-to-day basis. Meanwhile, for the benefit of the students many steps like e-learning, video lectures and certain relaxation in GMCS/ITT for those, whose May 2020 attempts were getting affected; have already been given the option to change the Centre of Examination which Window closes on 23rd March, 2020."
It also reads, "Queries are being received from the students about dates/ possible postponement of conduct of May 2020 ICAI examinations. However, at the current juncture the situation arising out of impact of COVID 19 is far from clear and the exact situation may be known in next few days' time only."
"You may kindly be rest assured that the Institute stands committed for the welfare of its students and will take all suitable steps as and when the situation become more clearer and in the overall interest of its dear students. In the meantime, the students may concentrate on their studies for May 2020 ICAI Examinations and be not swayed by any misleading communications spreading through internet by unscrupulous sources. Students may also note that ICAI website is the only source for the authenticity of the information and should not rely upon details circulating over social media," the notice concluded.