ICAI announces dates for the CA January 2021 exams

Jan 22 , 2021

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced the dates for the upcoming CA January/February 2021 exams. These CA exams have been scheduled for candidates who opted out of the November 2020 examination due to COVID-19 and selected to appear for the November 2020 Cycle – II examination.

As per the ICAI schedule, the CA Foundation, Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate (New Scheme), and Final Course exams will be conducted from January 21 to February 7, 2021.

In its official notification, ICAI has specified the exam duration and timings. “Candidates may note that two of the papers viz. Paper(s) 3 & 4 of Foundation Examination are of 2 hours duration. Similarly, Elective Paper – 6 of Final Examination (under New Scheme) is of 4 hours. However, all other examinations are of 3 hours duration,” the notification states.

It further added, “It may be emphasized that there would be no change in the examination schedule in the event of any day of the examination schedule being declared a Public Holiday by the Central Government or any State Government / Local Holiday,.

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Check the new schedule as posted by the ICAI:

The Foundation Course examination will be held on 21st, 23rd, 25th & 28th January 2021.

CA Foundation SubjectsDate of Examination
Principles and Practice of Accounting21/01/2020
Business Laws, Business Correspondence and Reporting23/01/2020
Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Statistics25/01/2020
Business Economics and Businessand Commercial Knowledge28/01/2020

The Intermediate (IPC) Course Examination under the old syllabus will be held on 22nd, 24th, 27th & 29th January 2021 (Group -I) and 1st, 3rd, and 5th February 2021 (Group II).

The Intermediate (IPC) Course Examination under the new syllabus will be held on 22nd, 24th, 27th & 29th January 2021 (Group -I) and 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th February 2021 (Group II).

CA Intermediate (IPC) SubjectsDate of Examination
Group 1
Accounting22/01/2021
Corporate and Other Laws24/01/2021
Cost Accounting and Financial Management27/01/2021
Taxation29/01/2021
Group 2
Advanced Accounting1/02/2021
Auditing and Assurance3/02/2021
Enterprise Information System and Strategic Management5/02/2021
Financial Management and Economics for Finance7/02/2021

The Final Course Examination under the old syllabus will be held on 21st, 23rd, 25th & 28th January 2021 (Group -I) and 30th January 2021, 2nd, 4th, and 6th February 2021 (Group II).

The Final Course Examination under the new syllabus will be held on 21st, 23rd, 25th & 28th January 2021 (Group -I) and 30th January 2021, 2nd, 4th, and 6th February 2021 (Group II).

CA Final SubjectsDate of Examination
Group 1
Financial Reporting21/01/2020
Strategic Financial Management23/01/2020
Advanced Auditing & Professional Ethics25/01/2020
Corporate and Economics Laws28/01/2020
Group 2
Strategic Cost Management & Performance Evaluation30/01/2021
Electives2/02/2021
Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation4/02/2021
Indirect Tax Laws6/02/2021

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