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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.

First Session (Morning Session):
Section A – Fundamentals of Accounting
Section B – Mercantile Laws

Second Session (Afternoon Session):
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 last week of October.

Online Payment: candidates who want to fill CPT forms using online mode (payment can be done through VISA or MASTER Credit/ Debit Card.)

CA Offline Application Forms :

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

Related: CA CPT Question Papers

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:

  • Agra
  • Ahmedabad
  • Ahmednagar
  • Ajmer
  • Akola
  • Alappuzha
  • Aligarh
  • Allahabad
  • Alwar
  • Ambala
  • Amravati
  • Amritsar
  • Anand
  • Asansol
  • Aurangabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bareilly
  • Bathinda
  • Beawar
  • Belgaum
  • Bellary
  • Berhampore
  • Bhagalpur
  • Bharauch
  • Bhavnagar
  • Bhiwani
  • Bhilwara
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Bhuj
  • Bikaner
  • Bilaspur
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuttack
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi/New Delhi
  • Dhanbad
  • Dundlod
  • Durg
  • Ernakulam
  • Erode
  • Faridabad
  • Gandhidham
  • Ghaziabad
  • Goa
  • Gorakhpur
  • Guntur
  • Gurgaon
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Hisar
  • Hubli
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jalandhar
  • Jalgaon
  • Jammu
  • Jamnagar
  • Jamshedpur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kakinada
  • Kanpur
  • Karnal
  • Kishangarh
  • Kollam
  • Kolhapur
  • Kolkata
  • Kota
  • Kottayam
  • Kozhikode
  • Kumbakonam
  • Latur
  • Lucknow
  • Ludhiana
  • Madurai
  • Mangalore
  • Mathura
  • Meerut
  • Moradabad
  • Mumbai
  • Muzaffarnagar
  • Mysore
  • Nagpur
  • Nanded
  • Nashik
  • Nellore
  • Noida
  • Palghat
  • Pali Marwar
  • Panipat
  • Panvel
  • Patna
  • Patiala
  • Pimpri-Chinchwad
  • Pondicherry
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Rajkot
  • Ranchi
  • Ratlam
  • Rewari
  • Rohtak
  • Rourkela
  • Saharanpur
  • Salem
  • Sambalpur
  • Sangli
  • Satara
  • Shimla
  • Sikar
  • Siliguri
  • Sirsa
  • Sivakasi
  • Solapur
  • Sonepat
  • Sri Ganganagar
  • Surat
  • Surendranagar
  • Thane
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Tinsukia
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Tirupati
  • Tirupur
  • Tuticorin
  • Udaipur
  • Udupi
  • Ujjain
  • Vadodara
  • Vapi
  • Varanasi
  • Vellore
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Yamuna Nagar

International Centres

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Dubai
  • Bahrain
  • Doha
  • 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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