Chartered Accountancy Common Proficiency Test 2017

CA CPT 2017: Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern & Application Form

Summary:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) conducts Chartered Accountancy Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT). This test is conducted twice a year i.e. in June and December. Candidates can find all the information regarding CA CPT 2017 in this article.

CA CPT 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

Only those candidates who have registered themselves before the last date will be eligible to apply for CA CPT 2017. Following are the eligibility conditions for CA CPT 2017:

  • Candidates who have qualified 10th and 12th level examination from a recognised board of education or its equivalent.

  • Candidates must be registered with ICAI before the last date.

  • Candidates who have completed bachelor or masters degree in commerce with at least 55% marks are exempted from appearing in CA CPT.

  • Candidates holding bachelor or masters degree in any other stream than commerce must have obtained at least 60% marks to avail this exemption.

  • Candidates holding UG/PG degree from Open University are also exempted from the test, if they have obtained the requisite percentage in the qualifying examination.

CA CPT  2017 Application Form:

Candidates can apply for CA CPT 2017 through online mode. The application fee for CA CPT has to be paid via Debit Card or Credit Card (VISA/Master). All the payments will be made online only.

The fee varies according to the exam centers.

Click here to apply for the exam on June 18, 2017.

Exam Centres

Application Fee

For exam centres in India

Rs. 1000/-

For exam centres in Kathmandu (Nepal)

Rs 1700/-

For exam centres in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai and Muscat

$ 300

CA CPT 2017 Syllabus:

The syllabus for CA CPT 2017 has been released by ICAI. Candidates appearing in June/ December 2017 examination can check the syllabus for CA CPT 2017 here:

Section

                                      Syllabus

Fundamentals of Accounting

  • Theoretical Framework

  • Accounting Process

  • Bank Reconciliation Statement

  • Depreciation accounting

  • Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors

  • Accounting for Special Transactions

  • Partnership Accounts

  • Introduction to Company Accounts

Mercantile Laws

  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872: An overview of Sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of contract, consideration, other essential elements of a valid contract, performance of contract and breach of contract

  • The Sale of Goods Act, 1930: Formation of the contract of sale – Conditions and Warranties – Transfer of ownership and delivery of goods – Unpaid seller and his rights

  • The Indian Partnership Act, 1932: General Nature of Partnership – Rights and duties of partners – Registration and dissolution of a firm

General Economies

  • Micro Economics

  • Introduction to Microeconomics

  • Theory of Demand and Supply

  • Theory of Production and Cost

  • Price Determination in Different Markets

  • Indian Economic Development

  • Indian Economy – A Profile

  • Select Aspects of Indian Economy

  • Economic Reforms in India

  • Money and Banking

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms

  • Equations

  • Inequalities

  • Simple and Compound Interest including annuity - Applications

  • Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations

  • Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and geometric progressions

  • Sets, Functions and Relations

  • Limits and Continuity Intuitive Approach

  • Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus

  • Statistical description of data

  • Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion

  • Correlation and Regression

  • Theoretical Distributions

  • Sampling Theory

  • Index Numbers

CA CPT 2017 Exam Pattern:

The paper pattern for CA CPT 2017 is as under:

Exam Mode: Pencil Paper based Test

Language: English as well as Hindi

The detailed pattern for CA CPT 2017 is as under:

Shift

Sections

Marks

Timings

First session

Sec A - Fundamentals of Accounting

40

10:30 am - 12:30 pm (two hours)

 

Sec B - Mercantile Laws

60

Second session

Sec C - General Economics

50

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (two hours)

 

Sec D - Quantitative Aptitude

50

Total

4 sections

200

4 hours

CA CPT 2017 Test Cities:

S.No.

Test Cities

S. No.

Test Cities

S.No.

Test Cities

1.

Agra

65.

Guwahati

129.

Panipat

2.

Ahmedabad

66.

Gwalior

130.

Panvel

3.

Ahmednagar

67.

Haldwani

131.

Parbhani

4.

Ajmer

68.

Haridwar

132.

Patiala

5.

Akola

69.

Hisar

133.

Patna

6.

Alappuzha

70.

Hubli

134.

Pimpri-Chinchwad

7.

Aligarh

71.

Hyderabad

135.

Pondicherry

8.

Allahabad

72.

Indore

136.

Pune

9.

Alwar

73.

Jabalpur

137.

Raipur

10.

Ambala

74.

Jaipur

138.

Rajamahendravarm

11.

Amravati

75.

Jalandhar

139.

Rajkot

12.

Amritsar

76.

Jalgaon

140.

Ranchi

13.

Anand

77.

Jalna

141.

Ratlam

14.

Anantapur

78.

Jammu

142.

Ratnagiri

15.

Asansol

79.

Jamnagar

143.

Rewari

16.

Aurangabad

80.

Jamshedpur

144.

Rohtak

17.

Badlapur

81.

Jhansi

145.

Rourkela

18.

Banswara

82.

Jhunjhunu

146.

Saharanpur

19.

Bareilly

83.

Jodhpur

147.

Salem

20.

Bathinda

84.

Junagadh

148.

Sambalpur

21.

Beawar

85.

Kaithal

149.

Sangli

22.

Belgaum

86.

Kakinada

150.

Sangrur

23.

Bellary

87.

Kannur

151.

Satara

24.

Bengaluru

88.

Kanpur

152.

Satna

25.

Berahampore

89.

Karimnagar

153.

Shimla

26.

Bhagalpur

90.

Karnal

154.

Shimoga

27.

Bharatpur

91.

Kishangarh

155.

S?kar

28.

Bharuch

92.

Kolhapur

156.

Siliguri

29.

Bhavnagar

93.

Kolkata

157.

Sirohi

30.

Bhilwara

94.

Kollam

158.

Sirsa

31.

Bhiwani

95.

Kota

159.

Sivakasi

32.

Bhopal

96.

Kottayam

160.

Solapur

33.

Bhubaneswar

97.

Kozhikode

161.

Sonepat

34.

Bhuj

98.

Kumbakonam

162.

Sri Ganganagar

35.

Bikaner

99.

Kurnool

163.

Srinagar

36.

Bilaspur

100.

Latur

164.

Surat

37.

Bundi

101.

Lucknow

165.

Surendranagar

38.

Chandigarh

102.

Ludhiana

166.

Thane

39.

Chandrapur

103.

Madurai

167.

Thiruvananthapuram

40.

Chennai

104.

Malappuram

168.

Thrissur

41.

Chittorgarh

105.

Mandsaur

169.

Tinsukia

42.

Churu

106.

Mangalore

170.

Tiruchirapalli

43.

Coimbatore

107.

Mapusa (Goa)

171.

Tirunelveli

44.

Cuttack

108.

Margao (Goa)

172.

Tirupati

45.

Dehradun

109.

Mathura

173.

Tirupur

46.

Delhi / New Delhi

110.

Meerut

174.

Tuticorin

47.

Dhanbad

111.

Moradabad

175.

Udaipur

48.

Dhule

112.

Mumbai

176.

Udupi

49.

Dundlod

113.

Muzaffarnagar

177.

Ujjain

50.

Durg

114.

Muzaffarpur

178.

Vadodara

51.

Durgapur

115.

Mysore

179.

Vapi

52.

Eluru

116.

Nagpur

180.

Varanasi

53.

Ernakulam

117.

Nanded

181.

Vasai

54.

Erode

118.

Nashik

182.

Vellore

55.

Faridabad

119.

Navi Mumbai

183.

Vijayawada

56.

Fatehabad

120.

Navsari

184.

Visakhapatnam

57.

Firozabad

121.

Neemuch

185.

Warangal

58.

Gandhidham

122.

Nellore

186.

Yamuna Nagar

59.

Gandhinagar

123.

Nizamabad

187.

Yavatmal

60.

Ghaziabad

124.

Noida

188.

Abu Dhabi

61.

Gondia

125.

Ongole

189.

Doha

62.

Gorakhpur

126.

Palakkad

190.

Dubai

63.

Guntur

127.

Palghar

191.

Kathamandu

64.

Gurgaon

128.

Pali Marwar

192.

Muscat

CA CPT 2017 Result:

ICAI will be announcing the result for CA CPT 2017 in July/ January on the official website of ICAI. Candidates who have appeared for CA CPT 2017 June/ December examination can check their result by logging in to their registered account.

ICAI will intimate candidates about their qualifying status through registered email id and phone number.  

CA CPT 2017 Cutoff:

Candidates appearing for CA CPT 2017 need to score minimum qualifying marks. Candidates who have scored the minimum requisite marks will be shortlisted for Chartered Proficiency Course (CPC).  

Section

Sectional cutoff for CPT

Overall cutoff for CPT

Fundamentals of Accounting

30% of 60 marks

50% marks

 

 

 

 

Mercantile Laws

30% of 40 marks

General Economies

30% of 50 marks

Quantitative Aptitude

30% of 50 marks

CA CPT Important Dates:

EVENT

Date

Last Date for Registration

03.04.2017

Application Process

05.04.2017 to 27.04.2017

CA CPT 2017 Exam Date

18.06.2017

CA CPT 2017 Result

July, 2017 (tentative)

Contact:

Email - Technical - onlineexamforms@icai.in (only for technical resolution of online form)

IPCE - intermediate_examhelpline@icai.in

Final - final_examhelpline@icai.in

CPT - cpt_exam@icai.in

Fax-  0120-3054 841

0120-3054 843

Postal Address -     The Deputy Secretary (Exams)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

ICAI Bhawan

Indraprastha Marg

New Delhi -110 002

Contact Numbers:

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

0120-4953 754

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