According to a press release issued by the Institute the Chartered Accountants Foundation Examination will now be conducted from July 24, 2021 across the globe. The detailed Schedule / Notifications for the said Examinations is being announced shortly.
Earlier, the Institute had postponed the Intermediate (IPC) and Final examinations 2021.
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The ICAI has now released the revised schedule for the Intermediate (IPC) Course Examination (Old & New Scheme), Final Course Examination (Old and New Scheme) and other exams.
Revised Schedule for Foundation, Inter and Final Course
|S. No.||Exam||Date (Revised)|
|1||CA Foundation Course 2021||24th, 26th, 28th & 30th July 2021|
|2||CA Inter IPC Course Group 1 (Old Scheme)||6th, 8th, 10th, 12th July 2021|
|3||CA Inter IPC Course Group II (Old Scheme)||14th 16th, 18th July 2021|
|4||CA Inter IPC Course Group 1 (New Scheme)||6th, 8th, 10th, 12th July 2021|
|5||CA Inter IPC Course Group II (New Scheme)||14th 16th, 18th & 20th July 2021|
|6||CA Final Course Group 1 (Old Scheme
& New Scheme)
|5th, 7th, 9th, 11th July 2021|
|7||CA Final Course Group 2 (Old Scheme
& New Scheme)
|13th, 15th, 17th & 19th July 2021|
Candidates may note that Elective Paper – 6 of Final Examination (under New Scheme) is of 4 hours. However, all other examinations are of 3 hours duration, and the examination wise timing(s) are given below:
|Foundation||Paper 1 & 2||2 PM to 5 PM||3 Hours|
|Paper 3 & 4||2 PM to 4 PM||2 Hours|
|Intermediate (IPC)||All Papers||2 PM to 5 PM||3 Hours|
|Intermediate (New Scheme)||All Papers||2 PM to 5 PM||3 Hours|
|Final (Old Scheme)||All Papers||2 PM to 5 PM||3 Hours|
|Final (New Scheme)||Paper 1 to 5 &
Paper 7 & 8
|2 PM to 5 PM||3 Hours|
|Paper 6 (Elective)||2 PM to 6 PM||4 Hours|
|Post Qualification Course
Examinations i.e., IRM and
|ALL||2 PM to 5 PM||3 Hours|
All papers of Post Qualification Course Examinations there will not be any advance reading time, whereas in all other papers / exams mentioned above, an advance reading time of 15 minutes will be given from 1.45 PM (IST) to 2 PM (IST).
In Paper 3 and 4 of Foundation Examination there will not be any advance reading time, whereas in all other papers/ exams mentioned above, an advance reading time of 15 minutes will be given from 1.45 PM (IST) to 2 PM (IST).
In case of composite papers having both MCQs based & Descriptive Question Papers, seal of MCQs based Question Paper shall be opened at 2 PM (IST), in other words there will be no prior reading time for MCQs based Question Papers.