CA CS exams 2020- Students demand cancellation of July session

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sansar.chhikara | Jun 12, 2020 - 12:17 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: With the corona affected cases rising in the country with each passing day and the Unlock 1 in place students all over the country are in a difficult situation. All the exams that were postponed earlier are scheduled to be held in the coming months. Lately, there has been a huge roar among CA and CS students regarding the cancellation of exams due to the coronavirus scare in the country.

ICAI had already postponed its exam centre change facility and announced that the window will now be opened near the date of the exam so students can plan in a better way. However, the student community has been continuously demanding for the cancellation of CA and CS exams through various social media channels.

Yesterday, twitter saw #Cancel_CA_CS_Exams as the second most trending hashtag in the country with more than 25,000 tweets with the hashtag. Other trending hashtags were #HealthOverExams, #Students_Lives_Matter, #PostponeJEE, #CancelNEET Also, students have been calling out for cancellations of the exam through other social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, Interestingly, many teachers and mentors have also supported the students and are asking ICAI to rethink their decision.

ICSI issues official advisory to students

ICAI has not officially responded to the students’ plea on the issue and there has not been any notification in this regard from the authorities. On the other hand, ICSI has issued an advisory to students to refrain from posting on social media demanding cancellation of exams citing that it is demotivating for the sincere students. The advisory also says that "Posting and circulating these kind of messages and videos amounts to professional misconduct and the members and students doing so are subject to disciplinary action."


CS July 2020 exams are scheduled to be held from July 6, 2020 and CA July 2020 session is scheduled to start from July 29.

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