Exams

CA CPT

Common Proficiency Test

What is CA CPT?

CPT is an entry level test for Chartered Accountancy Course. Students who want to pursue chartered accountancy course after 10+2 (intermediate) are required to qualify Common Proficiency Test (CPT).

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CPT Eligibility:

Students can register for the Common Proficiency Course (CPC) after passing 10th examination and can appear in the CPT either on appearing or passing 10+2 examination. validity for CPT registration is 3 years, thereafter revalidation is made after every 3 years.

CA CPT Notification:

CPT is held twice in a year in June and
December month. Notification for CPT June exam publish in February and for CPT December exam notification publish in August.

CPT (December) will conduct on Sunday, 16th December, 2012.

First Session (Morning Session): 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST) Section – A Fundamentals of Accounting 

Section – B Mercantile Laws

Second Session (Afternoon Session): 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (IST) Section – C General Economics 

Section – D Quantitative Aptitude

 

CA CPT Form:

CA CPT Online Forms:

Candidates can fill online form for CPT exam at http://icaiexam.icai.org till 26th October, 2012 (17.30 hrs).

Online Payment: candidates who want to fill CPT forms using online mode will be charged Rs. 500/– (only exam fee will be charged). payment can be done through VISA or MASTER Credit/ Debit Card.

CA Offline Application Forms :

Fees for One CA CPT Form: Rs. 1000/- (Rs.500/- exam fee + Rs. 500/- application form and Information brochure)

Fees for International candidates: US $160 (US $ 150 exam fee + US $ 10 application form and information brochure)

Fees for Kathmandu centre candidates: Rs. 1350/-(Rs. 850/- examination fee + INR 500/- application form and information brochure)

Application forms are available at all regional and branch offices and at the main office at ICAi Bhawan.

Last date to submit CPT Form is 26th October, 2012 at ICAI offices.

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CA CPT Exam Pattern :

  • Total Marks: 200.
  • Paper Type: Objective – Multiple choice questions
  • Language of paper: English / Hindi
  • Marking: There will be negative marking for incorrect answer. 25% marks will be deduced for incorrect answer.

SESSION – I (100 Marks, 2 hours)

Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting (60 marks)

Section B: Mercantile Laws (40 marks)

SESSION – II (100 marks, 2 hours)

Section C: General Economics (50 marks)

Section D: Quantitative Aptitude (50 marks)

CA CPT Passing Criteria :

To pass/qualify CA CPT exam a candidate must obtain minimum 30% in each subject and 50%. Candidates who ranked among top 10 will get scholarship.

CA CPT Syllabus :

CPT Exam is divided into two sessions.

Each session is divided into two sections.

Session I syllabus: Fundamentals of Accounting & Mercantile Laws

Session II Syllabus: General Economics & Quantitative Aptitude

CPT Exam Centre:

1 Agra 2 Ahmedabad 3 Ahmednagar 4 Ajmer 5 Akola
6 Alappuzha 7 Aligarh 8 Allahabad 9 Alwar 10 Ambala
11 Amravati 12 Amritsar 13 Anand 14 Asansol 15 Aurangabad
16 Bangalore 17 Bareilly 18 Bathinda 19 Beawar 20 Belgaum
21 Bellary 22 Berhampore 23 Bhagalpur 24 Bharauch 25 Bhavnagar
26 Bhiwani 27 Bhilwara 28 Bhopal 29 Bhubaneswar 30 Bhuj
31 Bikaner 32 Bilaspur 33 Chandigarh 34 Chennai 35 Coimbatore

36

Cuttack

37

Dehradun

38

Delhi/New Delhi

39

Dhanbad

40

Dundlod

41

Durg

42

Ernakulam

43

Erode

44

Faridabad

45

Gandhidham

46

Ghaziabad

47

Goa

48

Gorakhpur

49

Guntur

50

Gurgaon

51

Guwahati

50

Gwalior

53

Hisar

54

Hubli

55

Hyderabad

56

Indore

57

Jabalpur

58

Jaipur

59

Jalandhar

60

Jalgaon

61

Jammu

62

Jamnagar

63

Jamshedpur

64

Jodhpur

65

Kakinada

66

Kanpur

67

Karnal

68

Kishangarh

69

Kollam

70

Kolhapur

71

Kolkata

72

Kota

73

Kottayam

74

Kozhikode

75

Kumbakonam

76

Latur

77

Lucknow

78

Ludhiana

79

Madurai

80

Mangalore

81

Mathura

82

Meerut

83

Moradabad

84

Mumbai

85

Muzaffarnagar

86

Mysore

87

Nagpur

88

Nanded

89

Nashik

90

Nellore

91

Noida

92

Palghat

93

Pali Marwar

94

Panipat

95

Panvel

96

Patna

97

Patiala

98

Pimpri-Chinchwad

99

Pondicherry

100

Pune

101

Raipur

102

Rajamahendravaram

103

Rajkot

104

Ranchi

105

Ratlam

106

Rewari

107

Rohtak

108

Rourkela

109

Saharanpur

110

Salem

111

Sambalpur

112

Sangli

113

Satara

114

Shimla

115

Sikar

116

Siliguri

117

Sirsa

118

Sivakasi

119

Solapur

120

Sonepat

121

Sri Ganganagar

122

Surat

123

Surendranagar

124

Thane

125

Thiruvananthapuram

126

Thrissur

127

Tinsukia

128

Tiruchirapalli

129

Tirupati

130

Tirupur

131

Tuticorin

132

Udaipur

133

Udupi

134

Ujjain

135

Vadodara

136

Vapi

137

Varanasi

138

Vellore

139

Vijayawada

140

Visakhapatnam

141

Yamuna Nagar

International CPT Centres:
1 Abu Dhabi 2 Dubai 3 Bahrain 4 Doha 5 Kathmandu

For any information regarding CPT exam you can contact:

Additional Secretary (Examinations),

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,

ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg,

New Delhi – 110 002

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