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

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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

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CPT Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
NEFT
Net Banking
Demand Draft
Others

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
96260
Mercantile Laws
34040
General Economics
85250
Quantitative Aptitude
165050
Disclaimer: Based on our Prepmeter tool.

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Priya 21 hours ago

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PriyaLast Seen: 18 hours 41 min agoJoined on: 19-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 11

I just have completed my +1 can I apply for CPT exam Dec 2018

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Ryan Xavier 3 days ago

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Ryan XavierLast Seen: 2 days 6 hours agoJoined on: 17-May-2018Education Interest: Finance and AccountsEducation Level: Class 12

I have 2015 updateed cpt exam reference books, Do I need anymore updated study meterials for 2018 cpt exam ?

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Manish ThakurLast Seen: 5 hours 46 min agoJoined on: 02-Dec-2016Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Ryan,After 2015 there was a change in the pattern of CPT exam conducted by ICAI so there is a possibility that some portion of the new syllabus will be there in the new CPT books, so as far as book...Read More

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Anoop Tiwari 5 days ago

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Anoop TiwariLast Seen: 5 days 7 hours agoJoined on: 14-May-2018Education Interest: Finance and AccountsEducation Level: Class 12

I have passed 12th now I want to apply. For the cpt exam . is it possible

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Abhisht Raj PandeyLast Seen: 9 hours 55 min agoJoined on: 08-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear Student, Yes, being passed your 12th you are definitely eligibile to apply for CA foundation commonly known as CPT. For appearing for it you just need to have passed your 12th boards which you h...Read More

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When will be exam of CPT will be conducted upnext

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Gsharmila0413_6950255Last Seen: 1 day 18 hours agoJoined on: 14-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

When next exam of CPT will be conducted

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Abhisht Raj PandeyLast Seen: 9 hours 55 min agoJoined on: 08-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear Student, ICAI has decided to conduct CA CPT, 2018 for June session on 17th June 2018. If you intend to or have applied to appear for it you should be starting your preparations quite well as the...Read More

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