CA CPT 2016 Overview

Exam Type:
National Level
Format:
Offline/PBT
Language:
English,Hindi

The Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) conducts Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test, commonly known as CA CPT Exam, which is a gateway to get into the profession of Chartered Accountancy (CA).

The exam is conducted twice a year, in the months of June and December.

Latest Updates:

CA CPT Dec 2016 Exam Date

CA CPT 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility to take CA CPT:

  • You must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent from a recognised institution.
  • You must be registered for the Common Proficiency Test with the Board of Studies of the Indian Chartered Accountancy of India (ICAI).
  • Even if you have already registered for the Professional Course, you are eligible for appearing in this test.

For detailed information on CA CPT 2016 Eligibility Criteria, read more

CA CPT 2016 Application Details

Visit the official website of ICAI and register as a new user.

Fill up the registration details and click on the “Register” button.

Once the registration will be done, fill up the personal information in the form and click on the “Save Details” button.

After the registration, click on the “Apply Now” button and fill up the education details.

After reviewing all the filled in the information, save the form and make payment of exam fee and save the exam confirmation page as PDF.

Send the saved PDF file to the ICAI office on the address mentioned below:

The Deputy Secretary (Exams.), Examination Department
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
'ICAI Bhawan', Indraprastha Marg
New Delhi – 110 002

For detailed information on CA CPT Application Forms, read more

CA CPT 2016 Exam Centres

Exam Centres

Ahmedabad

Akola

Amravati

Anand

Aurangabad

Bharuch

Bhavnagar

Bhuj

Dhule

Gandhidham

Jalgaon

Jamnagar

Kolhapur

Latur

Mapusa (Goa)

Margao (Goa)

Mumbai

Nagpur

Nanded

Nashik

Navi Mumbai

Navasari

Panvel

Pimpri-Chinchwad

Pune

Rajkot

Sangli

Satara

Solapur

Surat

Surendranagar

Thane

Vadodara

Vapi

Vasai

Alappuzha

Anantapur

Belgaum

Bellary

Bengaluru

Chennai

Coimbatore

Eluru

Ernakulam

Erode

Guntur

Hubli

Hyderabad

Kakinada

Kannur

Karim Nagar

Kollam (Quilon)

Kottayam

Kozhikode

Kumbakonam

Kurnool

Madurai

Malappuram

Mangalore

Mysore

Nellore

Ongole

Palakkad

Pondicherry

Rajamahendravaram

Salem

Shimoga

Sivakasi

Thiruvananthapuram

Thrissur

Tiruchirapalli

Tirunelveli

Tirupati

Tuticorin

Udupi

Vellore

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

Warangal

Asansol

Berhampore

Bhubaneswar

Cuttack

Durgapur

Guwahati

Kolkata

Rourkela

Sambalpur

Siliguri

Tinsukia

Agra

Ajmer

Aligarh

Allahabad

Alwar

Bareilly

Beawar

Bhagalpur

Bharatpur

Bhilwara

Bhopal

Bikaner

Bilaspur

Bundi

Chittorgarh

Churu

Dehradun

Dhanbad

Dundlod

Durg

Firozabad

Ghaziabad

Gorakhpur

Gwalior

Indore

Jabalpur

Jaipur

Jamshedpur

Jhansi

Jhunjhunu

Jodhpur

Kanpur

Kishangarh

Kota

Lucknow

Mathura

Meerut

Moradabad

Muzaffarnagar

Neemuch

Noida

Pali-Marwar

Patna

Raipur

Ranchi

Ratlam

Saharanpur

Satna

Sikar

Sirohi

Sri Ganganagar

Udaipur

Ujjain

Varanasi

Ambala

Amritsar

Bathinda

Bhiwani

Chandigarh

Delhi / New Delhi

Faridabad

Fatehabad

Gurgaon

Hisar

Jalandhar

Jammu

Kaithal

Karnal

Ludhiana

Panipat

Patiala

Rewari

Rohtak

Sangrur

Shimla

Sirsa

Sonepat

Srinagar (J&K)

Yamunanagar

 

 

CA CPT 2016 Exam Syllabus

The CPT (Common Proficiency Test) is an objective type examination of 4 hours duration divided into 2 sessions of 2 hours each. The total marks for the test are 200.

SESSION–I (Two Sections– Two hours –100 Marks)

Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting (60 Marks)

Section B: Mercantile Laws (40 Marks)

SESSION–II (Two Sections–Two hours–100 Marks)

Section C: General Economics (50 Marks) (buy Economics Class 12 CD)

Section D: Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks)

There are multiple choice questions with negative marking for incorrect answers. To clear the CPT, a student has to obtain a total of 50% marks in all the papers together.

The admission requirements for the second level of the course i.e. PCC (Professional Competency Course) require that the student should have qualified in the CPT. This level is thus the entry level for all the students including graduates.

For detailed information on CA CPT 2016 Syllabus, read more

CA CPT 2016 Contact Details

The Deputy Secretary (Exams)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg
New Delhi 110 002

1800 419 2929, 0120-3054 851, 0120-3054 852
0120-3054 853, 0120-3054 854, 0120-3054 835
0120-4953 751, 0120-4953 752, 0120-4953 753

Email: cpt_exam@icai.in