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ICAI CA Exams 2020 Postponed Yet Again

The ICAI CA Exams 2020 is again postponed- Check the revised schedule here

We do not know whether this is good or bad news, but it is undoubtedly a piece of breaking news. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has again rescheduled the CA November 2020 exams to 21 November 2020.

Earlier than today, the aspirants were ready and geared up to appear in the CA exams commencing from 2 November 2020. However, the sunrise brought the news of the postponement of the CA exams. This can be a plus point for many, but some are disappointed with the exam dates’ on and off rescheduling. Do not worry, we completely understand that.

Anyways, the silver lining in the black clouds is that you are blessed with more days to prepare for the exam, so buckle up and give your best. 

You must follow our blog posts so that you never miss an update. We have collated the latest information about the CA foundation November 2020 exam date from the official source of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India website about the revision in the exam dates for the November 2020 attempt.

You all must have been aware in the wake of the upcoming Legislative Assembly Elections, the ICAI CA 2020 exams for aspirants in Bihar was rescheduled. The exams’ dates were scheduled from 2, 3, 6, and 7 November 2020 to 19, 21, 23, and 25 November 2020, respectively.

Notably, for not only the aspirants from Bihar but throughout India, the final, inter, and foundation course exams have been rescheduled considering the Coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath.

At the outset, the ICAI CA 2020 examinations will now commence from 21 November onwards. We advise the aspirants to regularly visit and check the official website of ICAI at icai.org for the updated or revised schedule.

Furthermore, you can find all the relevant information about the new exam schedules. Read on and mark your calendars for the CA foundation November 2020-exam date.

ICAI CA November Exams 2020: Revised Exam Schedule 

Foundation Course Examination –

Under New scheme: 

December 8, 10, 12, and 14, 2020
Intermediate (IPC) Course Examination- Old Scheme
– Group I November 22, 24, 26, and 28, 2020
– Group II


December 1, 3, and 5, 2020
Intermediate Course Examination –

Under the New Scheme:         

– Group I November 22, 24, 26, and 28, 2020
– Group II December 1, 3, 5, and 7, 2020
Final Course Examination

(Old & New):        

– Group I November 21, 23, 25 and & 27, 2020
– Group II December 1, 3, 5, and 7, 2020

Clearly, CA foundation exam date 2020, CA Intermediate and final course exams for Chartered Accountancy held by the ICAI or the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India would now commence from 21 November 2020. Applicants can visit the official website of ICAI at icai.org for the revised schedule.

As per the revised schedule, the CA foundation course exam would commence on 8 December and end by 14 December 2020, while the CA final course exam would start on 21 November and end on 6 December 2020. Likewise, according to the new date, the CA intermediate exam would begin on 22 November, and on 7 December 2020, the last exam will be taken.

The exam will be held in a single-shift for each day in the noon slot from 2 PM-5 PM. However, the foundation exam will be held from 2 PM to 4 PM. As per previous data, CA exams would be held in 207 cities in India and internationally, it will be conducted in five cities.

The ICAI has also officially released the guidelines for students or applicants having symptoms of Coronavirus. It said that candidates with symptoms could “opt-out” on a self-declaration basis, and this option will be accessible throughout the conduct of entire ICAI CA November 2020 Exams.

While we are sure that you are mindful of the things that should be practiced and followed for the examination because these are unusual pandemic times. It is crucial to be extra cautious about health and take due precautions. Edvizo advises to read and follow the exam instruction generated by the ICAI in the official notification to address the guideline for students appearing in the exam amid COVID-19.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 positive applicants or those with the signs and symptoms of the deadly disease can opt-out from the CA foundation November 2020 exam, CA Intermediate, and final course exam date on a self-declaration basis. We are highlighting this topic to address the availability of the option as per the ICAI foundation. The scheme applies to applicants’ centers and residences, which falls in the containment zone during the stipulated exam time. In the lie of this, the candidates will get the benefits of carryover, including the exemptions and adjustment of paid- fees in the next May 2021 exam session.

The bottom line is to make the most of the unseen benefits. It would be best if you do not change the study schedule, instead, use the “extra days” to revise your subject thoroughly. For more tips and advice about preparing for the exam, you can read our blogs. Edvizo wishes all the aspirants good luck.