The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has originated guidelines for Examination Centres, Examination functionaries and Candidates for December 2021 CA Examinations in wake of ongoing pandemic Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19).
“ICAI is taking all possible measures for safe and secure conduct of CA Examinations scheduled to be held in December 2021. ICAI has already increased the examinations to cover additional 192 districts of the country to facilitate candidates not to travel beyond their district to the extent possible. ICAI will also implement adequate Social Distancing measures in the current scenario of Covid-19 to ensure the health and safety of our candidates. Adequate measures are being taken for the safety of all without compromising the high standards, sanctity and fairness in the conduct of the examination,” ICAI mentioned.
The institute has mentioned that prior to the start of the examination the sitting arrangement must be performed with sanitizing operations. It consists of the operations such as doors handles, staircase railing, and much more that must get disinfected. The candidates if so needed might get to sanitize their individual seating area with his or her own hand sanitisers and might indeed put on a face shield, hand gloves for their assurance.
The candidates must be permitted to carry the mentioned items inside the examination premises such as Mask on Face (Compulsory), Face Shield (Optional) Gloves on hand (Optional), Personal transparent water bottle, Personal small hand sanitiser, along with the things concerned to the exam items/documents as told (Calculators, stationery items, Admit Card, Photo ID card, and others.
Thermo guns to measure the candidate’s temperature must be arranged by the exam centres along with all the staff who shall be at service. Those individuals who do not come within the said temp limit are all urged not to enter the venue and all these people shall be not be allowed to enter the hall their information will be entered in the attendance register.
The candidate can bring their water bottle the centre shall also make sure that there is enough packaged water bottle in various places of the venue.
The exam centre will indeed provide some more notice boards, display signages to assist the candidates or staff to show the location of the rooms sitting plan at specific places to support the candidates.
The exam centre will find out their distinct wings of the place separately showing them as Wing A and B. Every wing will itself be an exam centre. There must be a separate entry for every wing as much as possible.
At the entry point, the exam centre will provide enough staff so as to reduce the crowd and due social distancing must be maintained.
As the admit card is to get printed online thus the candidates need to follow several guidelines provided through the council or ICAI. If the candidate is minor then he or she should appear in this exam with the assent as well as the permission of their guardians through the method of filling the format which the candidate could get while printing their admit card and then submit it as per the format mentioned duly signed through his or her guardian at the exam hall of the venue.
“The Guidelines for Examination Centres, Examination functionaries and Candidates for December 2021 CA Examinations in wake of ongoing pandemic Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19)” – official Read PDF by ICAI