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hartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test, which is also known as CA CPT Exam, is an entry-level entrance test, conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), for admitting students to Chartered Accountancy course. The institute conducts Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT) every February, May, August and November at various cities across India. The aspirants can join the Chartered Accountancy course, after clearing CA CPT. Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, which came into being through a Chartered Accountant Act, 1949, is a prominent institute in the field of Chartered Accountancy.

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The entrance test is conducted for the following course:
  • CA

Eligibility for CA CPT Exam

Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test, which is also known as CA CPT Exam, is conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for admitting students to Chartered Accountancy course. The test is an entry level exam. The institute conducts Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT) four times a year, at various cities across India.
 
Eligibility
The aspirants can join the Chartered Accountancy course after clearing CA CPT Exam. Given below are the eligibility criteria for chartered accountancy.
 
  • The students must have passed 10+2 examination or its equivalent, from any recognized Board.
  • Candidates, who have passed B.Com, M.Com, LLB, ICWA, CS or MBA at the first attempt, are also eligible to apply.
  • The candidates, who have appeared or appearing in final year of the qualifying examination, are also eligible to apply.
  • The students, who have registered for CPT Course with Board of Studies of ICAI on or before October 1, 2009, are also eligible to appear in the entrance test.

 

Examination Pattern for CA CPT Exam

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India conducts Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT Exam) four times a year. The institute conducts the entrance test, which is an entry level exam, for the admission of candidates into Chartered Accountancy program. The test is conducted at various cities all over India.
 
Examination Pattern
The institute conducts Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT Exam) in two modes: Paper Pencil Mode of Examination and Online Registration Mode of Examination. The general examination pattern of CA CPT Exam is given in the following lines.
 
  • Paper Pencil Mode of Examination is conducted in morning session and evening session with each carrying two parts.
  • For Online Registration Mode of Examination, the students have to fill an examination form Online and then, this examination is held at various centers across India.
  • The entrance test consists of objective type questions.
  • The medium of all the questions and instructions is English.
  • The question paper follows negative marking scheme, which means one fourth mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

Syllabus for CA CPT Exam

The admission seekers, who are looking for entrance in Chartered Accountancy course conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, have to appear in Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test, which is also known as CA CPT Exam. The exam is conducted as an entry level test in several cities all over India.
 
Syllabus
The syllabus for Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT) comprises of basic knowledge in fundamental of Accounting, mercantile law, general economics and quantitative aptitude. Topics in each subject are given below.
 
Accounting
Theoretical Framework, Bank Reconciliation Statement, Accounting Process, Introduction to Company Accounts, Partnership Accounts, Accounting for Special Transactions, Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors, Depreciation accounting, Inventories.
 
Mercantile Law
The Indian Contract Act, 1872, the Sale of Goods Act, 1930 and the India Partnership Act, 1932.
 
General Economics
Economic Reforms in India, Select Aspects of Indian Economy, Indian Economy ? A Profile, Price Determination in Different Markets, Theory of Production and Cost, Theory of Demand and Supply, Micro Economics.
 
Quantitative Aptitude
Sampling Theory, Theoretical Distributions, Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation, Correlation and Regression, Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion, Statistical description of data, Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus, Limits and Continuity - Intuitive Approach, Sets, Functions and Relations, Sequence and Series ? Arithmetic and geometric progressions, Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations, Simple and Compound Interest including annuity - Applications, Inequalities, Equations, Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms.

 

Contact Address

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan, Post Box No. 7112,
Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi - 110 002
Website: www.icai.org