The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Thursday mentioned it has postponed to December all examinations that had been initially scheduled to be held in June, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In the wake of the pandemic, the institute had postponed the examinations to July after which to August.
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The firm secretaries June 2020 session examinations have been merged with that of December session.
The June session examinations for “Foundation, Executive (Old and New Syllabus), Professional (Old and New Syllabus) and Post Membership Qualification (PMQ) Course” could be held in December, in accordance to a launch.
“ICSI examinations for the June 2020 session which have been merged with the December, 2020 examinations shall commence from December 21, 2020,” the discharge mentioned.
ICSI President Ashish Garg mentioned that with rising coronavirus circumstances within the nation, the larger problem is guaranteeing the effectively being of all.
“In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, the lockdown restrictions and social distancing norms, we have decided to merge the June examinations with December 2020 examinations,” he mentioned.
Candidates who’ve already submitted examination varieties for the June session needn’t apply once more. Such college students/ candidates might apply on-line for change of examination centre, module and/ or medium with out cost of price from July 26 until November 20, as per the discharge.
The college students/candidates who haven’t enrolled for ICSI examinations June, 2020 session might enroll by submitting on-line examination kind along with requisite examination price from July 26, 2020 until September 25, 2020 (with out late price) and up to October 9, 2020 (with late price),” it mentioned.
Students of Executive Programme (Old Syllabus) and Professional Programme (Old Syllabus) could be allowed to seem within the examination to be held in December as per their previous syllabus.
Separate announcement could be made with respect to examinations for Company Secretaries Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) college students.
ICSI has greater than 65,000 members and about three lakh college students on its roll.