SC to hear plea seeking Opt-out option for CA Exams 2021 on Monday

SC to hear plea seeking Opt-out option for CA Exams 2021 on Monday

The Hon’ble Supreme Court will hear the plea filed seeking directions for an “Opt-Out” option to aspirants of the upcoming CA Exams on Monday. More exam centres and postponement of exams if adherence to Covid-19 protocols is not possible.

The Hon’ble three-judge Bench consisting of Hon’ble Justice AM Khanwilkar, Hon’ble Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, and Hon’ble Justice Aniruddha Bose will hear the plea filed by Child Right Activist Anubha Shrivastava Sahai on 28th June 2021 at 10:30 am.

The instant plea has sought directions to provide an “Opt-Out” option to all the aspirants going to appear in the upcoming CA exams 2021 that is scheduled from 5th July 2021 and is willing to “opt-out” before the exam with all the benefits to be carried forward.

This plea had even sought an extra chance for candidates who are appearing for the intermediate and final exams under the old syllabus.

The petitioners have even sought direction to increase the no. of Examination Centres for CA Exams so that there is at least one examination centre in every district and not more than 50 students are allotted one centre.