Information on CPT 2012


CPT examination is called as CA CPT and it stands for Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test and this examination is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI). It is the entry level examination for candidates who wish to take up Chartered Accountancy course from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. The examination is conducted four times a year during February, May/June, August and November months.

Upcoming CA CPT Examination:

The next CA CPT examination is planned to be held of 17th of June 2012 in two sessions with the following papers:

First Session (Morning Session) – 10.30 Am to 12.30 PM (IST) for

o Section A – Fundamentals of Accounting

o Section B –Mercantile Laws

Second Session (Afternoon Session) – 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm (IST) for

o Section C – General Economics

o Section D – Quantitative Aptitude

Eligibility requirement to apply for CA CPT June 2012:

To apply for CA CPT, candidates should fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

Either cleared the senior secondary (10+2) examination or its equivalent examination or must have appeared for the 10+2 examination in March 2012 from a recognized board of education

It is compulsory that candidates must have registered with the Board of Studies of ICAI on or before the 1st of April 2012

Marks required for passing the CA CPT Examination:

A candidate will be declared to have passed this examination it he/she scores at one sitting not less than 50% of marks in all four subjects. There is no specific minimum percentage of marks in each section and the 50% of marks should be secured by putting together the score of all papers.

Question paper pattern for CPT examination:

The examination will be conducted for 200 marks with 200 objective type questions and there will be deductions of 1/4th mark for each wrong answer. Therefore, candidates must be careful in answering every question and if a candidate selects two choices for a question, it will be regarded as wrong answer. Any fraction of mark secured by candidates will be rounded off to the next full mark when calculating the aggregate of marks secured in all four sections of CPT examination.

According to the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1998, there is no provision for writing improvement examination for CPT and therefore candidates, who have cleared the CPT examination will not be offered a chance to apply for an improvement examination.

How to apply to CA CPT June 2012 Exam?

Candidates will have to apply for CPT examination using the prescribed form that can be obtained along with information brochure from the address given below on payment of Rs. 1000, which includes Rs.500 towards cost of application and information brochure and Rs.500 towards examination fee:

The Additional Secretary (Examinations),

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,

ICAI Bhawan,

Indraprastha Marg,

New Delhi – 110 002.

Duly filled application should be handed over in person at the offices of the institute at New Delhi and Decentralized office at the cities of Pune, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai up to 25th of April 2012.

Online application:

Candidates can also apply to the CPT June 2012 examination online at Online application will be open from the 4th of April to the 25th of April 2012 and candidates applying online will have to remit the examination fee of Rs.500 through Debit/credit card/VISA card and these candidates are not charged the application fee of Rs.500 with a view to encourage online application among candidates.

Application will not be accepted after last date with late fee, so candidates interested should apply before the 25th of April 2012 to take up CPT Examination.



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22 Responses to “Information on CPT 2012”

  1. 22
    sunny varma:

    I have to join CA so what i have to do after 12th commerce. and how many years will spend in that

  2. 21

    meri cpt ki copy phir se check ho sakti hai sir

  3. 20

    when the cpt exam result will be published?

  4. 19

    me 12th arts se hu kya me cpt exam. de sakta hu

  5. 18

    Dear sir.I have not received my CPT SRo for dec2012 dec2012

  6. 17

    cpt me kitne number lane hai

  7. 16

    What is the date of submitting cpt exam for december?

  8. 15

    is there minimum marks to pass in each in cpt 2012 dec

  9. 14
    shivam lakhmani:

    sir i want to know that today is 9 sep 2012 i want to give cpt exams that are held on dec. Now tell me whether i can give the exams or not

  10. 13

    sir,for cpt exam is there any compulsory to get minimum marks in each subject for dec2012???????????????

  11. 12
    ashish garg:

    sir, i want to know about the all changes in syllabus of CACPT , bcoz i hv march 2011 registered

  12. 11
    sandeep mallawat:

    sir,i wanted 2 know dat icai is conductng cpt exm onlne also if it is der den pls suggst abt it.

  13. 10
    Gunjan solanki:

    CPT online exam 2012 ki dates and registration dates also,,,,pls

  14. 9
    sourabh sharma:

    sir i am fail in cpt june there is any exam of cpt before december 2012.

  15. 8
    how much student appearing for cpt in dec 2012?:

    how many students are appearing for dec 2012????

  16. 7

    where can i get application form of cpt exam

  17. 6

    can I do ca while studying pls name some ca institute in karnataka & their fees. its a kind request.

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  19. 4

    my cpt validity of cpt is over .. am i eligible for next June 2012 exam, i had registered on 22 may 2007

  20. 3
    manish kavadiya:

    sir i am 2pu student completing this march .i have register for cpt with study material.for ataining cpt we have to fill examination form is their last date for this .because the 2pu result will come on may so please advice sir

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  22. 1

    When form is filled for CPT entrance ,have i to send any amount or draft for study material or i can have that locally from my place?