CA July 2021 exams 6,000 CA students letter CJI NV Ramana unsubscribe from an additional attempt old course
No less than 5,900 students who have yet to appear for upcoming public accounting (CA) exams on Monday wrote a letter to Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, urging him to take cognizance of the issues. reported by them, including the absence of withdrawal. option for all students, extension of the old course attempt and other reductions. The letter comes days after a plea to highlight similar concerns was filed in the Supreme Court.
âStudents have approached ICAI to provide an opt-out option for upcoming exams, in which a student who cannot sit for upcoming exams either because he / she or a family member contract Covid or for any other medical emergency in the family or even for any other reason due to the pandemic, be allowed to withdraw from this cycle of exams and present for the next exam before the November cycle, “the letter reads .
The detailed letter pointed out that the July 2021 exam attempt is a last chance for students in the old course to pass their exams, otherwise they will have to opt for the new course and will have to study the program again.
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“Many of these former course students will not be able to sit for the exam for the next exam cycle in July 2021 and it is for this reason that they will be forcefully transferred to the new course and all efforts and years that they spent studying the old curriculum will be wasted and it would be very hard and rigid to do so, especially when the country is facing a pandemic, âhe said.
Additionally, the letter stated that no additional attempts were provided to students of the July 2021 attempt compared to the previous year. âWhen holding the exams in November 2020, the institute not only provided students with an opt-out option that was exercisable until the last exam of the cycle, but also provided students with an additional attempt in January 2021. students suffering from Covid were given an option to withdraw and sit for exams in January of this year. However, no additional attempt was provided to students of the July 2021 attempt, which is unfair when we compare it to the benefits that were extended in November 2020, âhe added.
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