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CA CPT 2018: Exam, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Date

CA CPT 2018 Notification | ICAI CPT 2018 Chartered Accountants Common Proficiency Test

CA CPT 2018 Notification: The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) has invited applications for Common Proficiency Test (CPT) of June 2018 sessions.

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The CA CPT 2018 will be held in June 17th, 2018 and the details are given below on this page. Check out ICAI CPT 2018 – eligibility, application form, exam pattern, exam fee, exam date, syllabus and more details about ICAI CPT 2018 on this page.

CA CPT 2018: In pursuance of Regulation 23 of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988, the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is pleased to notify that the Common Proficiency Test will be held on June 17th, 2018 (Sunday) in 2 sessions as below, at the following centres provided that sufficient number of applicants offer themselves to appear from each centre.

(This Common Proficiency Test will be conducted as per provisions of Regulation 25 D (3) of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.)

 First Session
(i.e. Morning Session)
10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST)
Section – A Fundamentals of Accounting
Section – B Mercantile Laws
 Second Session
(i.e. Afternoon Session)
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (IST) 
Section – C General Economics
Section – D Quantitative Aptitude

The Council reserves the right to withdraw any centre at any stage without assigning any reason.

Applications for admission to Common Proficiency Test is required to be made in the relevant prescribed form as contained in the Information Brochure, which may be obtained from the Deputy Secretary (Examinations), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi – 110002 on payment of Rs.1500/- (Rs.500/- towards examination fee and Rs.1000/- towards cost of application form and Information brochure) per application form.

The fee for applicants opting for Abu Dhabi and Dubai, centres will be US $170 (US $ 150 towards examination fee and the US $ 20 towards the cost of application form and information brochure) or its equivalent Indian Currency. The fee for the applicants opting for Kathmandu centre is required to remit INR.1850/-(INR 850/- towards examination fee and INR.1000/- towards the cost of application form and information brochure) or its equivalent foreign Currency.

Since the cost of Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form includes the examination fee, no separate fee is required to be remitted at the time of submitting the filled in application form. The Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form will also be available in the Regional and Branch Offices of the Institute and can be obtained therefrom on cash payment.

Question paper booklet language: Common Proficiency Test is an objective type multiple choice questions based examination. Applicants will be allowed to opt for Hindi medium Question Paper Booklet for answering the questions. Detailed information will be found given in the Information Brochure.

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CA CPT Eligibility Criteria 2018

The applicant shall be eligible to appear in Common Proficiency Test scheduled to be held in June 2018, if he/she has:

Either passed or appeared in the Senior Secondary Exam(10+2 examination) conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an exam recognized by the Central Govt. as equivalent thereto and has complied with such requirements as may be specified by the Council from time to time.

List of examinations recognized as equivalent to Senior Secondary Examination).

Registered for/switched over to Common Proficiency Course with Board of Studies of ICAI on or before 30th June 2018 and Revalidated his/her registration to Common Proficiency Course (as applicable).

As decided by the Council, the registration to the Common Proficiency Course is valid for a period of 3 years and the student is required to revalidate the same from the concerned Regional Office on expiry of the said period.

Exemption from Appearing in CPT:

Applicants who are graduate or post graduate in Commerce having secured in aggregate a minimum of 55% of total marks or its equivalent grade in the exam conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) with certain subjects or;

Graduates or Postgraduates 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 exam conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) are exempted from passing CPT.

CA CPT Registration Form 2018 | CACPT 2018 Application Form

Online filling up of Examination Forms:

All candidates in respect of Foundation, Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate & Final Examinations (Existing & Revised Scheme) will be required to apply online at and also pay the applicable examination fee online only.

However, the Exam application form for Post Qualification Course Exam International Taxation – Assessment Test (INTT – AT) is to be filled up in the paper-based form only and is priced at Rs.100/- per exam application form.

CA CPT 2018 Exam Fee

The fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) for centres in India, US $ 300/- for Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai & Muscat centres and INR 1700/-for Kathmandu centre can be remitted using online payment gateway facility with VISA/Master/Maestro Credit/Debit Card.

The late fee of INR 600/- (USD 10) is applicable to payments made online from April 27th, 2018.

In addition to the application fee payable to the Institute by the candidate towards the exam, they will be required to pay bank charges at the following rates, while paying the said fee, online through the payment gateway.

These are charges payable by the applicant to the bank and will be recovered along with the applicable fee payable to the Institute:

Credit Cards:

  • Domestic Credit Cards: 0.50% + GST
  • Domestic Debit Cards / Rupay Cards: Upto Rs.2000: Nil
  • Greater than Rs.2000: 0.9% + GST
  • International Card: 0.5% +GST
  • Net Banking: Nil

CPT Syllabus 2018 | CPT Exam Syllabus 2018

CACPT Syllabus 2018: Applicants appearing for CA-CPT Exam must possess basic knowledge of subjects like fundamental accounting, mercantile law, quantitative aptitude and general economics. Syllabus for all the mentioned subjects is as given here.

CPT Exam Date 2018 | CACPT 2018 Exam Date

Availability of ICAI CPT Online Application Form: April 04th 2018 (10:00 Hrs. IST)

Last Date of Submitting the Form without Late Fees: April 26th 2018 upto 05.30 PM

Hosting of Correction Window-I [(without fee) will be available for one week from the date of hosting]: 01st Week of May 2018 (for one week)

Hosting of Correction Window-II [(with fee) will be Available upto June 09th 2018]: 04th Week of May 2018 to June 09th 2018

Last Date for Login Creation/New User Registration: May 03rd 2018 upto 05:30 P.M. (IST)

Last Date for filling the Form n making payment without Late Fee through already created Login: April 26th 2018 upto 23:59 P.M. (IST)

Last date for filling the form and making payment with Late Fee through already created Login: May 03rd 2018 upto 23:59 P.M. (IST)

Last Date for Receipt of Printout of Online Exam Form duly filled up(PDF): May 07th 2018

Date of CPT Exam: June 17th 2018 (Sunday)

Likely date of declaration of the result ( Around mid-July 2018

CA CPT 2018: Exam, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Date
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