CA-CPT 2017

About Exam

About Exam

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will conduct CA CPT 2016 on june 2016.For the candidates who wish to pursue Chartered Accountancy programme.........

Important Date

Important Date

Exam Date : 18th June 2017

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CA-CPT Preparation

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CA-CPT Syllabus

CA-CPT  Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability, Logical & Analytical Reasoning and Data Interpretation.

ABOUT CA-CPT

ABOUT CA-CPT

CA is divided mainly into three segments:

Foundation Course: CPT- Common Proficiency Test, which is the entrance exam for the program is held twice every year in the months of June and December. To appear in the exam aspirants have to first register for the program and to clear it a minimum 30% score in all sections along with a minimum aggregate of 50% is required.

Intermediate Course: After successful completion of +2 exam and CPT, aspirants are eligible for the registration for IPCC (Integrated Professional Competence Course). Students can choose from two options, either Group I and/or Group II. A minimum nine months of study period is required after the completion of CPT for appearing in Group exams.

The orientation course is for one week with thirty five hour credit covering areas like office procedure, general commercial knowledge, communication skills, business environment etc. After completing the orientation course, a aspirant has to gain competence in IT (Information Technology), hundred hours of Information Technology Training (ITT) has to be completed by the aspirant, followed by the article ship.

Group I has four papers and Group II has three papers. This is the intermediate test commonly known as IPCE (Integrated Professional Competence Examination).

Graduate aspirants who have scored 50 % marks in subjects- Auditing and Commercial Accounting and Mercantile law and graduates from other disciplines with a minimum of 55% marks can appear directly in IPCC without having to appear in the foundation course.

On successfully passing either both groups combined or Group I alone of Integrated Professional Competence Examination students can register as Article Assistants for a Three year period.

Final Course: Students can join CA final Course while still serving as Article Assistants. In the last 12 months of Article training aspirants have to undergo a 15 day course on General Management and Communication skills (GMCS). GMCS can also be done after taking the examination.

Aspirants can take their final examinations on completion of the three year article ship or while serving the last six months of the training.

On acquiring the ICAI membership, aspirants will be designated as Chartered Accountants.

Eligibility:

Applicants who have passed class X examinations led by any examining body established by the Law in India or an exam that is renowned by the Government as corresponding thereto may register for CPT.

Aspirants who have registered for CPT may appear after they have given their Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) led by an examining body established by the Law of India (or any other examining body familiar by the Central Government as equivalent thereto) and who has accomplished the requisite as detailed by the Institute from time to time.

Also, aspirants who have registered themselves for CPT 60 day’s former to the first day of the month in which the exam is to be conducted i.e. on or before April 1st and October 1st can appear in CPT exam to be held in June and December correspondingly.

CPT is held twice every year in the months of June and December.

Following is the list of examinations which are equivalent to Senior Secondary Examination.

   • Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh

   • Bihar School Examination Board

   • Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education

   • Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

   • Board of School Education, Haryana

   • J&K State Board of School Education

   • Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education

   • Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education

   • Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur

   • Mizoram Board of School Education

   • Council of Higher Secondary Education, Orissa

   • Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan

   • Tripura Board of Secondary Education

   • Board of School Education, Uttarakhand

   • Chhattisgarh State Open School

   • National Institute of Open Schooling

   • The West Bengal Council of Rabindra Open Schooling

   • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

   • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

   • Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

   • Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education

   • H. P. Board of School Education

   • Jharkhand Academic Council

   • Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education

   • Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh

   • Meghalaya Board of School Education

   • Nagaland Board of School Education

   • Punjab School Education Board

   • Tamil Nadu State Board of School Examinations

   • U. P. Board of High School and Intermediate Education

   • West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education

   • M.P. State Open School

   • Rajasthan State Open School

   • Banasthali Vidyapith

Students who have completed two years of higher education with Diploma course after passing 10th class, led either by Central/ State Government(s) and on passing such a course have either been admitted to first year of graduation course or have passed the graduation course conducted by any University, including Open Universities, recognized by law in India shall also be eligible for admission to the Common Proficiency Test (CPT).

10+2 Examination of any other known Board/University not mentioned above but renowned by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to Senior Secondary (10+2) Examination as known by Central Government is also significant.

5 (Five) passes at GCE ‘O’ level/GCSE/IGCSE in A/B/C Grades and two passes at GCE ‘Advanced’ level examination of the permitted British Examining Bodies is known by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to +2 stage qualification of an Indian Body.

The following group of students shall be excepted from passing the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) as per Notification No. 1 - CA (7)/145/2012 dated 1st August, 2012:-

(A) Graduates or Post Graduates in Commerce who have acquired in aggregate a minimum of 55% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) by studying any three papers of 100 marks each of Accounting, Auditing, Mercantile Laws, Corporate Laws, Economics, Management (including Financial Management), Taxation (including Direct Tax Laws and Indirect Tax Laws), Costing, Business Administration or Management Accounting;

(B) Graduates or Post Graduates other than those falling under Commerce stream mentioned above having secured in aggregate a minimum of 60% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University).Above category of students can commence practical training after undergoing Orientation Course and Information Technology Training (ITT)

Provisional Registration: Students who are pursuing the Final year of Graduation Course shall be eligible for provisional registration to the Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Course. Such students would be required to submit satisfactory proof of having passed the graduation examination with the specified percentage of marks within six months, from the date of appearance in the final year graduation examination (i.e. from the day of commencement of the examination). During the period of provisional registration, a student can undergo and complete Information Technology Training (ITT) and Orientation Course. It is clarified that in their case, the practical training shall commence only on becoming a Graduate with stated percentage of marks. Such students shall be eligible for appearing in the Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence Examination on completion of nine months of practical training. If such students fail to produce the proof within the said period, his provisional registration shall stand cancelled and the registration and other fees, as the case may be, paid by him shall not be refunded/ adjusted and no credit shall also be given for the theoretical education experienced.

(C) Aspirants who have passed the Intermediate level examination or its examination by whatever name called conducted by The Institute of Cost Accountants of India or by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Above category of students shall be eligible to appear in the Intermediate (IPC) Examination after experiencing study course period of 8 months.

Exam Pattern:

Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is a section level test for Chartered Accountancy course. The CPT exam is partitioned into 4 areas and the aggregate marks for the exam is 200. The paper comprises of target sort addresses and is spread over four subjects to be specific, Fundamentals of Accounting, Mercantile Laws, General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude with a reason to test the essential information of the hopeful in these subjects.

CPT is isolated into two sessions of two hours each. In the first session there are two segments: Section A – Fundamentals of Accounting conveying 60 marks and Section B – Mercantile laws conveying 40 marks. In the second session there are two segments: Section C – General Economics conveying 50 marks and Section D – Quantitative Aptitude likewise conveying 50 marks.

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

The CA CPT Exam paper has 200 marks target sort numerous decision inquiries separated into 2 sessions and every session is of 2 hour span. Both the sessions are separated into 2 distinct modes to be specific paper pencil based mode and the online enrollment mode.

Passing Marks

A minimum of 50 percent marks in aggregate is required for an aspirant in order to be announced as pass in CPT exam. It is clarified that there is no requirement of securing minimum marks in any subject/section in CPT, but appearance in both sessions of CPT is obligatory.

Negative Marking

For each correct answer, the students will be awarded one mark and for each wrong answer students lose 0.25 marks.

Paper pencil based mode- Paper pencil based test is conducted in morning session and evening session and each session has 2 parts.

Online registration mode- For online registration aspirants has to fill an online examination form and then they have to appear for exam held at various centers across India.

Subject Areas

Weightage

Fundamentals of Accounting

60

Mercantile Laws

40

General Economics

50

Quantitative Aptitude

50

Total

200

Exam Test Centers:

1.

Agra

26.

Delhi/New Delhi

51.

Kolhapur

76.

Rohtak

2.

Ahmedabad

27.

Dhanbad

52.

Kolkata

77.

Rourkela

3.

Ahmednagar

28.

Durg

53.

Kota

78.

Saharanpur

4.

Ajmer

29.

Ernakulam

54.

Kottayam

79.

Salem

5.

Akola

30.

Erode

55.

Kozhikode

80.

Sangli

6.

Allahabad

31.

Faridabad

56.

Lucknow

81.

Siliguri

7.

Alwar

32.

Ghaziabad

57.

Ludhiana

82.

Sonepat

8.

Ambala

33.

Guntur

58.

Madurai

83.

Surat

9.

Amritsar

34.

Gurgaon

59.

Mathura

84.

Thane

10.

Anand

35.

Guwahati

60.

Meerut

85.

Thiruvananthapuram

11.

Asansol

36.

Gwalior

61.

Moradabad

86.

Thrissur

12.

Aurangabad

37.

Hisar

62.

Mumbai

87.

Tiruchirapalli

13.

Bangalore

38.

Hubli

63.

Muzaffarnagar

88.

Tirupur

14.

Bareilly

39.

Hyderabad

64.

Nagpur

89.

Tuticorin

15.

Bathinda

40.

Indore

65.

Nashik

90.

Udaipur

16.

Belgaum

41.

Jabalpur

66.

Noida

91.

Udupi

17.

Bhilwara

42.

Jaipur

67.

Panipat

92.

Ujjain

18.

Bhopal

43.

Jalandhar

68.

Patiala

93.

Vadodara

19.

Bhubaneswar

44.

Jalgaon

69.

Patna

94.

Varanasi

20.

Bikaner

45.

Jammu

70.

Pimpri-Chinchwad

95.

Vellore

21.

Chandigarh

46.

Jamnagar

71.

Pondicherry

96.

Vijayawada

22.

Chennai

47.

Jamshedpur

72.

Pune

97.

Visakhapatnam

23.

Coimbatore

48.

Jodhpur

73.

Raipur

98.

Yamunanagar

24.

Cuttack

49.

Kanpur

74.

Rajkot

 

 

25.

Dehradun

50.

Karnal

75.

Ranchi

   

 

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