What is CPT?

Common Proficiency Test commonly known as CA CPT is an entry level test conducted by ICAI for Chartered Accountancy course. CA CPT is conducted twice every year i.e., in June and December respectively. CPT is an offline mode exam conducted in two sessions. There are 200 objective type questions for a total of 200 marks. The entry level exam is cond..Read More

CPT Application Details

  1. Click on link of CA CPT application form
  2. Register with valid details to create CA CPT account 
  3. Login to fill in the application form of CA CPT 
  4. Candidates need to remit application fee for CA CPT in online mode using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking and get a print copy of fee receipt 
  5. Candidates need to get their filled in application form printed out 
  6. Candidates need to affix recent passport size colour photograph and signature at the designated places on the printed out application form
  7. Candidates need to get it attested by Principal/Member of the Institute/gazetted officer as per the instructions
  8. Candidates need to submit the printed out application form of CA CPT via registered or speed only or in person at the official address as mentioned below - 

Deputy Secretary (Exams)

Examination Department

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg,

New Delhi - 110 002


CPT Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates passed in 10+2 standard examination or equivalent examination from any state or national level Board of Education
  • Candidates registered with the Board of Studies to appear in the CPT after appearing in the Class 10+2 examination
  • Candidates passed B.Com, M.Com, LLB, ICWA, CS or MBA in their first attempt are also eligible to appear CA CPT
  • Candidates appeared/ is appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam, are also eligible to appear in CA CPT


CPT Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

CPT Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline & Online
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Four
CPT Exam Section Number of TopicsNumber of QuestionsSection Score
Fundamentals Of Accounting
Mercantile Laws
General Economics
Quantitative Aptitude
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