Amid an enormous spike in Covid-19 instances throughout the nation, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has introduced to postpone the Company Secretaries (CS) examination 2021. The CS Foundation Programme, Executive Programme (outdated and new syllabus) and Professional Programme (outdated and new syllabus) scheduled to be held from June 1 to June 10, 2021.
The new schedule of the examination shall be launched after reviewing the state of affairs and receiving the directive/guideline from the related departments of the Government of India, issued now and again.
In a press release, ICSI additionally introduced the revised schedule for the exams shall be accessible on the web site — http://www.icsi.edu sooner or later of time. A discover of not less than 30 days shall be given earlier than the beginning of the examinations.
Contemplating the severity of Covid-19 state of affairs within the nation, CS Nagendra D Rao, President, the ICSI stated, “As we all are grappling with the most unprecedented situation of our time, it is important to resort to confinement measures to fight the Pandemic. ICSI has time and again considered health & safety of all its stakeholders paramount. Hence, in the interest of all, the Institute has decided to postpone the June, 2021 CS Examinations”.
On April 22, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India tweeted an ‘Important Announcement’ by which it acknowledged “It is hereby informed to all concerned that the Company Secretaries Examination, June 2021 will be held as per the schedule announced.”
“However, in case of adverse/exceptional situation, the necessary decision in the best interest of the students will be taken” added the official notification.
Meanwhile, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has additionally postponed/ (is more likely to postpone) the CA Foundation examination. The CA examination was scheduled for June 24, 26, 28, 30.