CA CPT Result 2018
Amita Jain, 03 Oct 2018, #CPT

CA CPT Result 2018 - Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced Common Proficiency Test / CPT result 2018 on January 15, 2019 tentatively. Candidates who appeared in CA CPT December session exam can check their CPT 2018 result from the links given below. Candidates need to enter their roll number and pin registration number to check their results. The analysis of CA CPT June 2018 result is given below as per the press release by ICAI. CA CPT result 2018 mentions the qualifying status of candidates as well as marks obtained and minimum qualifying marks for Common Proficiency Test. The result of CA CPT 2018 has been declared in online mode on ICAI portal. The CA CPT result 2018 is also made accessible via email and SMS for candidates who registered for it. The CA CPT 2018 result has also been published on the notice board of the exam conducting authority, i.e. ICAI. CA CPT result was made accessible through SMS and e-mail id for those candidates who sent a request for it. Candidates who qualify the CA CPT exam as per the cutoff marks, they will be awarded a CPT rank certificate within two weeks of the announcement of CPT result 2018. Candidates can check here all about CA CPT 2018 result, result analysis, pass percentage and know how to check their qualifying status for the entry-level examination of IPC course.
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CA CPT Result Date


Important Dates 

CA CPT December 2018 examination 

December 16, 2018

CA CPT Result Declaration

January 15, 2019*

Mark sheets/ rank card/ rank certificate

Two weeks after the declaration of result


CA CPT 2018 Result Analysis- Pass Percentage

The analysis of CA CPT result 2018 reveals that there has been a sharp dip in the number of students passing the exam. Last year in December 2017 session CA CPT examination the total pass percentage was 38.02%, while this year in CA CPT June 2018 examination only 28.06% of the students have passed the exam. However, the number of female students passing the CA CPT exam has outdone the male candidates, a trend which was missing last year. Check gender-wise breakup of CA CPT 2018 (June session) pass percentage below. 

A gender-wise breakup of CA CPT 2018 Pass%


Candidates Appeared

Candidates Passed

Pass % (June 2018)

Pass % (December 2017)
















How to Check CA CPT Result 2018

  1. Candidates can check their qualifying status for Chartered Accountancy Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT) 2018 in online mode.
  2. Click on the link of CA CPT result 2018 link as provided above.
  3. Now, candidates will need to enter their Roll Number, PIN or Registration Number of CA CPT 2018 December exam.
  4. Candidates also need to enter Captcha code and click on 'login' button.
  5. The result of CA CPT 2018 will be displayed on the screen mentioning the candidate’s overall marks and section wise marks in CA CPT entry-level examination.

CA CPT 2018 Result via E-mail

 Candidates could get CA CPT result on their e-mail id by registering their e-mail address with as mentioned below –

  1. Click on the link of ‘CA CPT Result 2018 on Email Id’ as provided below.
  2. Go to Login/Register tab and enter CA CPT registered user id and password to login in ICAI registered account.
  3. A link for 'Email Registration' will be available (the option of email registration is NOW AVAILABLE.)
  4. Candidates will then need to enter their Name, Roll Number, E-mail id, and captcha code/security text.
  5. Now, click on the 'Register Me' to submit and successfully register for receiving CA CPT result 2018 on their registered email id.

To register for getting CA CPT 2018 (December session) result via email - Click here

CA CPT result 2018 through SMS

 Candidates could also get their CA CPT 2018 result through SMS on their mobile number as mentioned below -

  1. Compose New Message and Type 'CACPT(space)Roll Number'.

  2. Candidates need to send this to 58888.   

In this manner, candidates who registered, they have been intimated about their result of CA CPT 2018 on their mobiles.

CPT Result Highlights

  • The result of CA CPT 2018 will be released on January 15, 2019. 

  • CA CPT result 2018 will also be announced through region-wise lists i.e. Northern Zone, Southern Zone, Eastern Zone, Western Zone and Central Zone. 

  • Candidates who have qualified CA CPT December 2018 exam will be issued separate rank card/mark sheet within 15 days of the announcement of CPT result 2018.

  • The passing marks to obtain a ‘CPT Rank Certificate’ are minimum 50% marks in aggregate in all test subjects and up to 10th rank. The ‘Rank Certificate of CPT’ will be issued to candidates within four weeks of CA CPT 2018 result declaration.

CA CPT Result Card/Mark Sheet 2018 

ICAI also issues CA CPT result card 2018 to all qualified candidates. Mark sheet/Result card of CA CPT 2018 will be made available within two weeks of the announcement of the result, i.e. by the end of the month of January 2019. Candidates can obtain their mark sheet for CA CPT December exam 2018 in online mode through the official link provided here. The CA CPT 2018 result card will be available on registered accounts of qualified candidates. Moreover, the candidates who will obtain a minimum of 70% marks in the CA CPT January exam 2018 will be issued “Pass with Distinction” certificate as well along with their CA CPT 2018 mark sheet or result card. 

Duplicate Mark Sheet for CA CPT 2018

 In case, candidates, lose their original CA CPT 2018 mark sheet then they can obtain duplicate mark sheet for CA CPT 2018 from ICAI as mentioned below:

  • Candidates need to send the details of their CA CPT registration including their Registration Number, Month & Year of appearance and CPT examination and Roll Number along with an affidavit of Rs. 10 on Non-Judiciary stamp paper duly attested by Oath Commissioner or Notary Public or a First-Class Magistrate through link provided here (The link will be made available as per the availability)

  • Candidates must mention on the attested affidavit that they were in possession of original rank paper/ mark sheet for CA CPT 2018 but it has not been received by till date.

  • ICAI will issue CA CPT duplicate mark sheet within 20 days of receiving the application.

Verification of Marks for CA CPT 2018 

Candidates who would have any doubts related to the calculation of marks will be able to apply for verification of answer sheets for CA CPT 2018. As per Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988, candidates need to apply for verification of marks along with the requisite fee. Candidates will be able to apply for CA CPT 2018 verification of marks within a month after the declaration of the result of CA CPT 2018.  Candidates also need to remit an application fee of INR 200 through a Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,  to be payable at New Delhi. The application can be sent to the official address as mentioned below -

The Deputy Secretary (Exams),
Examination Department, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,
ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg,
New Delhi – 110 002.

CA CPT Cut off 2018 

Candidates who appeared for CA CPT on December 16, 2018, are required to obtain minimum qualifying marks in order to qualify the entry-level examination of Chartered Accountancy. The cutoff of CA CPT 2018 is determined by ICAI. The CA CPT 2018 cut off marks is applicable both section-wise and overall cutoff marks. In order to qualify the CA CPT exam, candidates are needed to secure both sectional and overall CA CPT Cutoff 2018 requirement. In the previous session, a total of 38.02% of the candidates who appeared in CA CPT 2017 December exam qualified the exam by scoring minimum required cutoff of CA CPT 2018. Cutoff marks are provided in the table below - 

CA CPT Cut off marks 2018


Sectional cutoff for CPT 

Overall qualifying cutoff for CPT 

Sec A - Fundamentals of Accounting

minimum 18 marks out of 60 marks (30%)

100 out of the maximum marks 200 (50%)

Sec B - Mercantile Laws

minimum 12 out of 40 marks (30%)

Sec C - General Economies

minimum 15 out of 50 marks (30%)

Sec D - Quantitative Aptitude

minimum 15 out of 50 marks (30%)

What after CPT Result 2018

  • As per the rules of Chartered Accountants Regulation, 1988, candidates who will qualify Common Proficiency Test will be eligible to be registered for Intermediate (IPC) Old or New Course as next level of CA course. 

  • There are two groups in the IPC course. Candidates need to appear and pass in both, Group I and II of IPC course after completion of 9 month study period OR after undergoing 35 hours orientation programme and 100 hours ITT before appearing for the first time in IPCC. 

  • They will need to join 3 years practical training after passing Group I of IPCE.

  • After that comes CA Final (Old or New, as applicable) Course OR candidates will have to appear and qualify Group II of IPCE if not qualified earlier.

  • After that, appear and qualify CA Final examination while serving last 6 months of Training under an authorized CA.

  • Then undergo 15 days course on General Management and Communication Skills.

  • Finally, acquire membership of ICAI.

CA CPT Result: Previous Year Trends

 Trends of CA CPT Result December 2017 


Candidates Appeared in CPT December 2017

Passed Candidates

Pass Percentage (%)













Trends of CA CPT Result June 2017


Appeared candidates in CPT June 2017

Passed Candidates 

Pass Percentage 













Trends of CA CPT Result December 2016


Appeared candidates in CPT December 2016

Passed Candidates 

Pass Percentage 













Trends of CA CPT Result June 2016


Appeared candidates in CPT June 2016

Passed Candidates 

Pass Percentage (%)













Trends of CA CPT Result December 2015


Appeared candidates in CPT December 2015

Passed Candidates

Pass Percentage (%)













Previous Year CA CPT Result Analysis


Total Appeared

Total Passed

Pass Percentage (%)

June 2017




December 2016




June 2016




December 2015




June 2015




December 2014




June 2014




December 2013




June 2013




December 2012




June 2012




December 2011




June 2011




December 2010




June 2010




December 2009




June 2009




December 2008




June 2008




Table Source: cawinners

Frequently Asked Questions for CA CPT Result 2018: FAQs

Question: How can I get CA CPT 2018 Result?

Answer: Candidates can obtain their CPT result in three modes - through SMS on the registered mobile number, on registered e-mail id and through their ICAI registered account. 

Question: I forgot my password for CPT registered account. How can I obtain my password for CA CPT account? 

Answer: In case candidates have forgotten their password, they can obtain it by following the process mentioned below -

  1. Click on blinking link of "Forgot password" on the login screen of CA CPT

  2. Candidates need to enter their registration number and email id or mobile number

  3. Candidates will receive an e-mail on their registered email id for password link

  4. In case of further discrepancy, candidates can contact Help Desk for providing details like CPT- December 2018, registration number, name, father’s name and date of Birth on below mentioned help desk -

CA CPT 2018 Helpdesk 

Helpline number for BSNL/MTNL users - 18004192929

Helpline number for General User - 0120-3054851, 0120-3054852, 0120-3054853, 0120-3054835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753 and 4953754

Email - [email protected]

Question: What are the rules regarding verification of CPT marks?

Answer: The rules as per 39(4) of Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988, for verification of marks are as mentioned below

  • Checking that whether the answer sheet compilation is complete

  • Whether any question or part thereof has remained unchecked / un-evaluated

  • Whether there is any error in calculation of marks or total marks on the cover page

  • Whether there is any discrepancy between the marks for each question and or/part thereof and marks for each question indicated on the cover page of the answer booklet

  • Whether the handwriting of the candidate in all the answer books is the same.

Note: Re-evaluation of the answer sheet is not permitted under the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.

Question: How can I apply for Verification of Marks for CA CPT Result? Do I need to apply for different papers separately? 

Answer: ICAI permits only one application per roll number for verification of marks so candidates who want to get their answer sheets verified need to apply only for one paper in their application of CA CPT answer sheet verification. The application for CA CPT Marks verification can be made either offline or in online mode. Candidates must apply for verification of CA CPT marks within a month after CPT result announcement. Candidates need to specify their details as well as they have to submit a fee for verification of marks as mentioned below –

  • Candidates Name

  • CPT Registration Number

  • Exam Level-Intermediate (IPC)/Final/CPT

  • Month and year of the exam

  • Roll Number for CA CPT

  • Paper(s)/subjects to be verified

  • Address for communication

Candidates submitting the application in offline mode need to write it in his/her own handwriting.

If the candidate had selected for Hindi medium in the examination, his/her application should be in Hindi language.

Candidates need to put their signature on their application for CPT marks verification

Candidates need to send their offline application and fees through registered or speed post on the official address within a period of one month from the date of the declaration of CA CPT results.

The official address is -

The Deputy Secretary (Exams)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan
Indraprastha Marg
New Delhi 110002

Question: How much is the application fee of CPT marks verification? Is it refundable?

Answer: Yes, In the case of change of marks, the verification fee is refunded to candidates without any separate application for refund of fee. Moreover, candidates if appeared for next exam without any intimation about the status of verification of CPT marks, the next exam will also be refunded to candidates.

The application fee for CA CPT answer sheet verification is INR 200 only which candidates can submit either in online mode or offline mode as mentioned below -

Offline mode – The candidates applying for verification of CA CPT marks in offline mode can submit the application fee through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” to be payable at New Delhi to be submitted on the official address

Online mode – The candidates applying in online mode for verification of marks can remit application fee via online payment gateway using Debit Card/Credit Card.

Question: How much time does it take for verification of CA CPT result 2018?

Answer: The verification of marks for CA CPT generally is completed within six to eight weeks after the application is received. In case, candidates do not get their verification status for least 15 days before the next examination then, candidates are advised to send an email to examination department of ICAI on [email protected]

The status of verification of marks is available in online mode only irrespective of candidates mode of application.  

Question: What is the use/outcome of CA CPT marks verification option?

Answer: ICAI releases below-mentioned statuses for verification of marks for CA CPT 2018 -

a) No change of marks for CA CPT

b) Increase of marks, impacting CPT result or exemption in one or more paper(s)

c) Increase of marks, which does not have an impact on CA CPT result or exemption in one or more paper(s)

d) Decrease of marks

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