In the wake of Kerala floods, the last date for submission of examination application forms for the CA (Chartered Accountant) exams to be held in November 2018 for candidates of the state has been extended, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) said in a notification. The last date for submission of exam forms is August 27 and after this extension, the candidates residing in Kerala can submit their application forms up to September 8, 2018, without payment of any late fee.
The candidates residing in Kerala can submit forms online at icaiexam.icai.org and also pay the exam fee online. "It is clarified that this extension of time for submission of exam forms in respect of November 2018 CA exams is applicable only to the candidates residing in Kerala and is not applicable to other candidates," the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India said in a note posted on the official website — icai.edu.
"Candidates, whose address on the records of the Institute is in the state of Kerala, will be treated as those residing in Kerala, for the purpose of this extension," said the note. For all other candidates residing outside Kerala, the last date for submission of exam forms is same i.e. August 27 without late fee and September 4, 2018, with a late fee.
Earlier, The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) came forward to provide the relief for the people affected by this natural calamity. The ICAI opened a bank account exclusively for the purpose of collecting donations from members and students that will be donated to the Kerala Chief Minister' Distress Relief Fund.