The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI ) has announced that students can go for an opt-out facility from the CS Exam June 2021 session by carrying forward the credit of exam fee to the December 2021 session of exams in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The opt-out facility shall be available to students of Foundation/ Executive/ Professional Programs.
As per the Official notice if a student is submitting opt-out request from 00.01 hours on Sunday, August 1 till 23.59 hours on Friday, August 20, he/she is required to submit his or her request at the Google form link (https://forms.gle/ZGR4KDQKg2Z9Nc3r9). In such cases, students can avail opt-out options without citing any reason. Submitting Covid positive report is not mandatory here.
The ICSI announced that if a student is submitting an opt-out request from 00.01 hours on Saturday, August 21 till 23.59 hours on Saturday, September 4 he/she is required to submit his/her request at Google form link (https://forms.gle/cRYDGUbgRAvoeUJ46). In such cases, students shall be essentially required to submit a Covid-19 positive report evidencing that they themselves or their immediate relatives were infected during the period from July 22 to August 20. Application, if any, submitted by the student without attaching COVID-19 positive report as mentioned above shall be summarily rejected without notice. Once the opt-out request is sent, it will be treated as final and the student’s enrollment in June 2021 session exam will be canceled and the candidature will be forwarded to December 2021. The syllabus will remain the same.