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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Malaya Kumar KunarLast Seen: 9 hours 38 min agoJoined on: 17-Sep-2018Education Interest: Study AbroadEducation Level: In Graduation

I want to know the current syllabus of CA CPT .


Harsh Uniyal 21 hours ago

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Harsh UniyalLast Seen: 15 hours 13 min agoJoined on: 17-Sep-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 10 or below

Currently I am in class 10th. When I will able to give this CPT emax ?

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RAMNEET KAUR 18 hours ago

RAMNEET KAURLast Seen: 12 hours 46 min agoJoined on: 04-Jun-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi, please go through the careers360 article link to get the information about eligibility, important dates, exam pattern and other required informationhttps://finance.careers360.com/articles/ca-...Read More

Pradeep NR 23 hours ago

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Pradeep NRLast Seen: 22 hours 49 min agoJoined on: 26-Aug-2018Education Interest: Finance and AccountsEducation Level: In Graduation

It is possible to make cpt registration now to write cpt exam in December session

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Priyankk Sharma 21 hours ago

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Priyankk SharmaLast Seen: 17 hours 59 min agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hello dear,

Here is full details check this link here...


Best of luck!!!

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Brij Bhushan Singh RajputLast Seen: 6 days 8 hours agoJoined on: 11-Sep-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 11

I passed 10th from CBSE. Am I eligible to apply for CPT December 2018?

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Shweta Pai 6 days ago

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Shweta PaiLast Seen: 5 hours 28 min agoJoined on: 13-Jun-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello,As per the eligibility criteria to appear for CA CPT December 2018, the candidates must have passed 10th and 12th examination from a recognized board and registered wity ICAI for CPC course befo...Read More

Yash Raj 6 days ago

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Yash RajLast Seen: 6 days 8 hours agoJoined on: 11-Sep-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I am studied in class 12th. Can I give exam of cpt session 2019?

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sumi jain 6 days ago

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Sumi JainLast Seen: 4 days 5 hours agoJoined on: 13-Jun-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Yash,For appearing in CPT or CA foundation first thing required is to qualify 12th class. And then after that, you can appear for this exam. And if you have already completed you 12th class than...Read More