The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) directed the students to appear for the exam with a consent form signed by their parents.
The Guidelines for Examination Centres, Examination functionaries and Candidates for July 2021 CA Examinations in wake of ongoing pandemic Novel Corona Virus. The Attachments covered 3 guidelines in respect of Examination Centres; Centre Superintendents and Observers and Guidelines for Candidates.
The ICAI issued the guidelines wherein it has clearly stated that while the admit card will be printed online the candidates have to give consent to follow various guidelines issued by the Governmental authorities as also by the ICAI. They shall also undertake that they are appearing in this examination with the full consent and permission of their parents/guardian.
As per the guidelines each candidate and examination functionary must be subjected to thermal scanning for body temperature and hand sanitization at the time of entry to the Examination Centre. Wearing a face mask is mandatory for examination functionaries and candidates both at entrance and during conduct of examination. However, at the time of entry and confirmation of identity; the examination candidates, while signing the attendance sheet, are required to remove their face mask.
The ICAI clarified that the candidates having fever higher than usual will not be allowed to enter the exam centre.
As per the guidelines the candidate has been asked to wear their own mask, carry their own water bottle and also carry 50/100 ml sanitisers bottle; the examination centres shall ensure that the superintendent shall keep masks for the candidate(s) who report requiring face mask or in case of malfunctioning of the mask during an appearance for examinations. Also, Hand Sanitizer at the venue entry and inside the examination centers shall be made available in sufficient quantity in prominent places on all the days during the conduct of examinations.
“As an exception due to COVID -19 precautions, candidates will be allowed to leave the examination centre from 4:00 PM onwards and the entry to the examination centre shall be allowed from 1.00 PM onwards for July 2021 Examination,” ICAI added.