ICAI Reschedules/ Postpones May 2019 CA Exams (Foundation/ Intermediate/ Final) due to Elections
ICAI has notified that in view of Loksabha Elections 2019 across the country, the CA Examinations initially scheduled from 2nd May 2019 to 17th May 2019 stand rescheduled from 27th May 2019 to 12th June, 2019, i.e. ICAI has postponed the May 2019 CA Foundation/ Intermediate/ Final examinations due to general elections. As per revised schedule, May 2019 CA exams shall be held as under:
1) Foundation Course (New Scheme): 4th, 7th, 9th & 11th June 2019.
ii) Intermediate/ IPC (Old Scheme): Group I on 28th May, 30th May, 1st June, 3rd June 2019 and Group II on 6th, 8th & 10th June 2019
iii) Intermediate Exam (New Scheme): Group I on 28th May, 30th May, 1st June, 3rd June 2019 and Group II on 6th, 8th, 10th & 12th June 2019
iv) Final Exams (Old Scheme): Group I on 27th May, 29th May, 31st May, 2nd June 2019 and Group II on 4th, 7th, 9th & 11th June 2019
v) Final Exams (New Scheme): Group I on 27th May, 29th May, 31st May, 2nd June 2019 and Group II on 4th, 7th, 9th & 11th June 2019
It may be noted that no examination is scheduled on 5th June 2019 (Wednesday) on account of Id-ul-Fitr, being a Gazetted central government holiday
Further, it may be noted that there would be no change in the examination schedule in the event of any day of the examination schedule mentioned above, being declared a Public Holiday by the Central Government or any State Government / Local Authority. Also ICAI has clarified that the other particulars/ details relating to May 2019 exams, as announced earlier on 14th February 2019, shall remain unchanged.
Further more the last date for submission of exam forms stands amended as follows:
i) without late fee: 16th March 2019
ii) with late fee: 23rd March 2019
ICAI Allows Changes/ Corrections in CA Examination Forms
The ICAI has announced that the candidates can make changes/ corrections in their CA Examination forms for May 2019, including opting for both groups in place of original application for one group, during 27 March 2019 to 2 April, 2019, as under:
CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT EXAMINATIONS MAY 2019
CA exams to be held in May 2019 have been rescheduled in terms of the announcemnt dated 11th March 2019, hosted on www.icai.org.
CA May 2019 exams will now be held from 27th May 2019 to 12th June, 2019
Accordingly the last date for submission of exam application forms for May 2019 CA exams without late fee, stands extended to 16th March 2019. So also, last date for submission of exam application forms for May 2019 CA exams, with late fee, stands extended to 23rd March 2019.
Queries are being received from candidates who have already applied for a single Group of May 2019 exams, as to whether they can apply for both Groups of May 2019 exams now.
It is hereby clarified that such candidates who had already applied for appearing in a single Group and are desirous of applying for appearing in both Groups, may do so by applying online at http://icaiexam.icai.org through the Correction Window I, during the period from 27th March 2019 to 2nd April 2019.
In this regard, candidates are advised to refer to Point No I (5) & II (4) in the announcement dated 2nd February, 2015 on the subject, hosted on www.icai.org.