ICAI Extends CPE Hours Compliance Deadline upto 31/01/2021

ICAI has extended the deadline of Mandatory CPE Hours Compliance for the calendar year 2020, from 31/12/2020 to 31/01/2021, vide Announcement dt. 04/01/2021.

ICAI Announcement dt. 04/01/2021: CPE Hours Compliance Deadline Extended upto 31/01/2021

Extension of last date for complying with the mandatory CPE hours requirement for the Calendar Year 2020 – from 31st December, 2020 to 31st January, 2021

This is for kind information of the members that the last date for complying with the mandatory CPE hours’ requirement for the Calendar Year 2020 (either in physical/offline mode or in virtual mode through Virtual CPE Meetings/ Digital Learning Hub) has been extended from 31st December, 2020 to 31st January, 2021.

The members who could not complete their respective mandatory CPE hours requirements up to 31st December, 2020 for the Calendar year 2020 are requested to complete the same at the earliest and latest by 31st January, 2021 as no further extension will be granted for completion of mandatory CPE hours requirement for calendar year 2020.

Annexure to ICAI Announcement dt. 04/01/2021: CPE Hours Compliance Deadline Extended

Extension of last date for complying with the mandatory CPE hours requirement for the Calendar Year 2020 either in physical/offline mode or in virtual mode through VCM/DLH – from 31st December, 2020 to 31st January, 2021

In view of impact of Covid-19 across the world and the difficulties faced by Members for completing their mandatory CPE hours requirement during year 2020, it has been decided to extend the last date for complying with the CPE hours requirement for the Calendar Year 2020 from 31st December, 2020 to 31st January, 2021. Same may be complied by attending the CPE Programmes in physical/ offline mode or in virtual mode through Virtual CPE Meetings/ Digital Learning Hub.

Accordingly following may be noted:

“Requirement of completion of 20 Structured CPE hours which is mandatory to be completed by Members below 60 years holding COP, can be fulfilled through online mode (either through Digital Learning Hub or through Virtual CPE meetings including mandatory CPE hours on “Code of ethics” and “Standard on auditing”) till 31st January, 2021 for Calendar year 2020.” To clarify, if a member has earned more than 20 Structured CPE hours through Digital learning Hub and/or VCMs till 31st January, 2021, for compliance purpose, only 20 Structured CPE hours will be credited for Calendar Year 2020.

It is pertinent to mention here that the members may acquire contemporary knowledge and skills relevant to their professional duties simultaneously complying with the mandatory Structured CPE hours’ requirements through ICAI’s Digital Learning Hub and Virtual CPE Meetings without paying any fee.

The members who have completed their Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs) but have not updated its details on the CPE Portal for Calendar year 2020 are requested to kindly claim the CPE Hours credit of unstructured learning Online by login on your CPE portal account at www.cpeicai.org.

It may be noted here this is the last opportunity for members to complete their respective CPE hours requirement for the Calendar year 2020, till 31st January, 2021 as no further extension will be granted. Happy Learning!!

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