Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) conducts CA CPT (Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency test) exam. ICAI is the national professional accounting body of India. It was established on 1 July 1949 as a statutory body. ICAI is the only licensing cum regulating body of the financial audit and accountancy profession in India. ICAI Conducts this exam twice in a year. CPT is the first step to acquire the membership of ICAI, candidates clearing this exam join IPCC and complete their Undergraduate course. Before appearing for any exam having a complete outlook of the form is necessary. This article will guide your way throughout the scenario of the form. Kindly go through the complete article for the thorough detail.
CA CPT 2019 Application form
CA CPT I Notification comes in the month of February 2019 and last date to fill the application form is in the last week of February 2019. CA CPT II Notification comes in the month of October 2019 and last date to fill the application form is in the last week of October 2019. Candidates can apply through online mode through the official website of ICAI. The mode of payment is online through net banking or by visa card/ credit card or debit card. The fee structure for General/OBC/ SC/ST/PWD candidates is 1000/- .The fee structure for Nepal candidates is 1700/- and for other countries 300 USD. The Exam is conducted in Offline mode.
CA CPT-I Exam Schedule
The tentative application & exam dates of CA CPT -1 is listed below:
|Online Notification||1st week of February 2019|
|Last date to fill Online Application||4th week of February 2019|
|Last day to pay fees (Online)||1st week of March 2019|
|Admit card||April 2019|
|Exam Date||2nd week of May 2019|
CA CPT-II Exam schedule
The tentative application & exam dates of CA CPT -II is listed below:
|Online Notification||1st week October 2019|
|Last date to fill Online Application||3rd week October 2019|
|Last day to pay fees (Online)||1st week November 2019|
|Admit card||November 2019|
|Exam Date||2nd weekDecember 2019|
CA CPT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
As to fill any form there must be some criteria to be fulfilled by the candidates as is set by any exam conducting organisation and therefore as per the norms of ICAI the mandatory eligibility criteria is as follows:
- Students who wish to pursue Chartered Accountancy Course can register for the Common Proficiency Course (CPC) after passing 10th examination and can appear for CPT either on appearing or passing 10+2 examination. Students who wish to pursue the next step of CA course are required to qualify CPT as well as 10+2 or its equivalent examination.
CA CPT 2019 Exam pattern
As it is said that half knowledge is harmful and in this competitive era before preparing for an exam one must be completely aware of the exam pattern to be successful and to have the complete knowledge of the respective subjects, so below is the thorough detail of CA CPT exam pattern:
|Session||Section||Subject||Timing||Max Marks||Total Marks|
|Morning Session||Section A||Fundamentals of Accounting||10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST)||60 Marks||100 Marks
|Section B||Mercantile Laws||40 Marks|
|Second Session||Section C||General Economics||2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (IST)||50 Marks||
|Section D||Quantitative Aptitude||50 Marks|
CA CPT 2019 Syllabus
After completing the registration it is must for the candidate to have the complete idea of the syllabus and accordingly start their preparation. so below is the detailed syllabus:
- Fundamental Accounting:-Introduction to Company Accounts, Partnerships Accounts Theoretical Framework, Depreciation Accounting, Bank Reconciliation Statement etc.
- Mercantile Law:- Different types of acts like goods act 1930, Indian contract act 1872 and Partnership act 1932.
- Quantitative Aptitude:- basic concepts of differential and integral calculus, sets, functions and relations, simple and compound interest, ratio and proportion, logarithms and Indices.
- General Economics: – Economy reforms in India, theories on production and cost, demand & supply and micro economics.
CA CPT 2019 Question paper/ Mock Paper
ICAI is the most reputed organisation in India so preparing for such an elegant sector without any mock test could be one reason for not clearing exam. Previous year question paper gives us an idea about what the pattern of exam likely to be. Before appearing for any exam solving a previous year question paper or mock test gives us the clue about our preparation and what are the necessary changes we must make to improve ourselves. Before facing the real challenge it is must to know the level of one’s preparation.
CA CPT 2019 Admit Card
Admit card is the important ticket for entering the examination hall. It is must to carry with the necessary documents. The admit card for CA CPT – I can be downloaded in the 2nd week of April 2019 while CA CPT II can be downloaded in the 2nd week of November 2019 . Candidates can download it through the online mode from the official website. To download the admit card candidate requires the registration no./roll no.(the one generated while filling the form) and password/ date of birth.
CA CPT 2019 Result
Result is the important part of the examination. It is the authentic step for the next level of examination. CA CPT I announces the result in the mid June 2019 (tentative), CA CPT II announces the result in the mid January 2020 (tentative). To check the result go through the official website to check the result the registration no./ roll no.(the one generated while filling the form) and password/ date of birth are required.