On earlier announcement issued by ICAI for issuing dates for May 2018 examinations stated that the timings for upcoming examinations will be 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM. instead of 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM.
Now due to recommendation received to ICAI in relation of timings change, ICAI restore timings to 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM.
An announcement dated 9th January 2018 informing the schedule and timings of the CA Examinations-May 2018 was hosted on http://www.icai.org
The said announcement had indicated that the CA exams in May 2018 will be held in the morning session from 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM (IST).
Subsequent to that representations were received requesting for retaining the earlier timings, i.e. 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM.
Taking into consideration the requests received, it has now been decided that the Chartered Accountant Examinations, i.e Foundation, Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate, Final Examination ( Both under the Old and New Scheme) and the Post Qualification Course Examination i.e. International Taxation – Assessment Test (INTT – AT) would be held from 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM (IST) on all the examination days, i.e. from 2nd May 2018 to 17th May 2018.
So also, Examination timings at Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Muscat Centres will be 12.30 PM to 3.30 PM. (UAE local time equivalent to 2 PM to 5 PM (IST)). Examination timings at Kathmandu centre will be 2.15 PM to 5.15 PM, (Nepal local time equivalent to 2 PM to 5 PM (IST))
All other details contained in the announcement dated 9th January 2018 remain the same.
Candidates are requested to note the above mentioned change in timings and act accordingly.