Continuing from the last announcement made on April 4th, 2020 ICAI now has extended the dates of starting the practical training for CA Students from May 31 to July 31, 2020, for students appearing in the final examination that is expected to be held in November 2022.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ( ICAI ) made this announcement due to the extension of lockdown till 31st May 2020 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
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ICAI’s Director of Board of Studies released a Communication and in it, they said that “In order to remove hardship caused to students who are required to commence their Practical Training on or before 31st May, 2020 to appear in November 2022 Final examinations, but are still not able to commence their Practical Training within the stipulated date mentioned above on account of extension of lock-down till 31st May, 2020 in the country due to COVID-19, the Competent Authority has decided to further relax the aforestated requirement as a one-time measure”.
The ICAI further added that “Due to the extension of lockdown till 31st May, 2020 in the county on account of COVID-19, as a one-time measure Students are hereby allowed to commence their Practical Training on or before 31st July, 2020 and complete Orientation Course and IT Training on or before 31st October, 2020 then are allowed to appear in their Final examination to be held in November, 2022”.