The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has officially announced that the CA exams to be held on November 9, 2019, are hereby postponed. Official notification to this effect is up at icai.org. Only exams planned for Saturday will be now held on a new date; rest of the schedule remains unchanged as of now.
Exam dates postponed notification says ‘In view of the reports gathered through electronic media about closure of school and colleges at various part of the country, ALL EXAMINATIONS of the ICAI namely Foundation Paper 1, Final Paper 5, IRM Paper1, INTT AT and DISA ET Paper scheduled for Saturday, November 9th 2019 on all India basis and abroad stand postponed to a later date which shall be announced separately.’
The notification is undersigned by Rakesh Sehgal, Acting Secretary.
Even as the site crashed for a few moments, the one to break the news on social media was Dhiraj Khandelwal. His twitter handle (kdhiraj123) reads ‘Central Council Member of ICAI’.
ICAI CA Foundation November 2019 exams were going to start from November 9, 2019. And they were scheduled on four dates – November 9, 13, 15, and 17, 2019. Now the first exam is being rescheduled. Other dates remain unchanged.
Intermediate exams have already started, and none of the CA Inter exam dates are on the cancelled exam dates. The ICAI CA Intermediate November 2019 exam dates are November 2, 4, 6, and 8, 2019 for group I and November 11, 14, 16 , 2019 for Group II.
Final examinations are also ongoing, and one exam each for final is scheduled for the postponed date. The ICAI CA Final Nov 2019 group I exams dates happened to be November 1, 3, 5, and 7, 2019. Whereas group II exam dates were November 9, 13, 15, and 17, 2019.
Insurance Risk Management papers were supposed to be on November 9, 13, 15, and 17, 2019. Now one of its papers will also be held later.
Likewise for International Taxation – Assessment Test (INTT_AT), whose exams were supposed to be on November 9, and 13, 2019, now one exam stands postponed.
By the wordings of the notifications it appears that only the exams scheduled for Saturday are being postponed. No other exam dates will alter because of it. Those exams which were supposed to be held on Saturday, their new exam dates will be announced soon. However due to new exam dates being later than originally planned, result date might get affected.
Any other data pertaining to the postponed exams are not available. It is not clear whether fresh admit cards will be issued or not. However all updates, officially, will be available at icaiexam.icai.org, and icai.org. The ICAI CA exams postponed notification that came today, is available for public viewing at icai.org. It can be viewed under What’s New section, by the name of IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT (09-11-2019). New ICAI CA exam date November 2019 for foundation, final, INTT AT, DISA ET will be available in some time.