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Revised Minimum Passing Marks for CA CPT Exam

Revised Minimum Passing Marks for CA CPT Exam

CA CPT | Foundation Passing marks/Qualifying marks for Dec 2017, June 2018 exam

CA CPT | Foundation Passing marks varies every year. In this article, we are going to cover the details of CA CPT, CA foundation exam qualifying marks.

We have provided a video on CA Foundation passing criteria. You should watch the video. This article also covers lot of other information and FAQ. So make sure you read the article fully after watching the video.

 

From this article you will learn the following
  • CA Foundation passing marks June 2018
  • CA CPT qualifying Marks December 2017, June 2018
  • What are the CA CPT marks criteria / CA CPT Marks Rules
  • How marks are distribution chapter wise / subject wise in CPT
  • What is the CA CPT clearing marks percentage
  • CPT Marksheet or Result Card
  • CA CPT Marks validity
  • CPT Topper score

As we are discussing marks, we will also touch CA foundation, CA CPT passing percentage rule, qualifying marks, toppers marks, marks allotment, marks sheet for CA Foundation CA CPT exam.

 

 

If you have already appeared in the examination, then you can check your exam result here: check cpt result

Also, check  cpt pass percentage for previous CA CPT exams.

So, lets get started.

CA CPT | foundation Minimum Passing marks, Qualifying marks and criteria for June 2018

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CPT Passing Marks:Here is a video in English by Prof Ved explainig CA foundation minimum marks and passing criteria.

 

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If you have watched the video, great. Keep reading on. Lots of useful information including many frequently asked questions on CA CPt/ CA foundation passing criteria is compiled below.

So,

CA Foundation Course candidate shall be declared to have passed the examination if  he/ she obtains at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all the papers, subject to
the principle of negative marking.

CA CPT passing Marks for December 2017

CPT Passing Marks:“A candidate for the Common Proficiency Test shall ordinarily be declared to have passed the test if he obtains at one sitting a minimum of thirty per cent marks in each section and a minimum of fifty percent marks in the aggregate of all the sections, subject to the principle of negative marking, in such manner as may be determined by the Council, from time to time.” according to the CA CPT marks scheme.

 

What are the CA CPT marks criteria / CA CPT Marks Rules?

CPT Passing Marks:CPT marks allotment are like this: CA CPT marks calculation is based on the positive and negative marking, one-fourth mark shall continue to be deducted for each wrong answer and multiple darkened circles for a question will also be treated as the wrong answer.

Accordingly, the minimum marks required in each section and in the aggregate in all sections of CPT as per the revised passing requirements will be as under:-

CPT marks distribution / CPT marks weightage for each subject are described below:

SubjectMaximum MarksCPT passing marks in each subject (Mandatory to be secured after negative marking)
Fundamentals  of Accounting6018
Mercantile Laws4012
General Economics5015
Quantitative Aptitude5015
CPT Aggregate marks200100*

 

*A candidate is required to secure a minimum of 30 percent marks in each Section and a minimum of 50 percent marks in aggregate in all the four Sections to pass the Common Proficiency Test.

Examples CA CPT marks memo :

CPT Passing Marks:It is clarified that if a candidate secures a minimum of 50 percent marks in the aggregate but fails to secure the minimum marks required in any one or more of the sections A, B, C or D (as mentioned above), this result will be FAIL. Similarly, if a candidate secures a minimum of 30 percent marks in each section but fails to secure 50 per cent marks in the aggregate of all sections, his result will be FAIL. The following table will further illustrate the revised passing requirements:-

SubjectsSection ASection BSection CSection DTotalResult
 Fundamentals of AccountingMercantile LawsGeneral EconomicsQuantitative Aptitude  
Maximum Marks60405050200 
Passing Marks18121515100 
Student A2012253592FAIL
Student F39102922100FAIL
Student E44152333115PASS
Student P37243132124PASS

NOTE: The marks obtained by students are after considering the negative marking, if any, for wrong answers/multiple darkened answers for a question/s.

 

Marks distribution chapterwise / subjectwise in CPT?

CPT Passing Marks:CA CPT score range of different subjects are mentioned below:

Fundamentals of Accounting (60 marks) + Mercantile Laws (40 marks)

General Economics (50 marks) + Quantitative Aptitude (50 marks)

 

 

What is the CA CPT clearing marks percentage?

CPT Passing Marks: Rules by ICAI for CPT cut off marks 2017 /cpt pass percentage 2017 are listed below: 

1. Minimum cpt cut off marks is 30% marks in each of the four sections/subjects.

2. Minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of all the sections/subjects

* subject to the principle of negative marking, in such manner as may be determined by the Council, from time to time.

Students appearing in CA Foundation | CA CPT June 2014 exam will have to get 100 marks with 30% at least in each of the sections/subjects to crack the CPT exam.

Download CPT Marksheet/ Result Card

CPT Passing Marks:The Result Cards of Common Proficiency Test (CPT) have been hosted at www.icai.nic.in , for downloading by the candidates who appeared in CAFoundation / CA CPT (Examination).

 

CA CPT Marks validity

CPT Passing Marks:CA CPT exam once clear you can start working on your next level of exam CA IPCC, there is nothing like validity in CA CPT exam. Once you clear you have cleared it for the lifetime.

 

CPT Topper score

CPT Passing Marks:CA CPT exam toppers of dec 2016 are mentioned in the table below:

CPT Rank Holders December 2016
DetailsRank 1Rank 2
Registration No.SRO0509978CRO0555023
Roll No.150892195515
Marks192 Marks out of 200.190 Marks out 200

 Frequently asked question for CA CPT | Foundation Passing Marks/Qualifying Marks

Q 1. What is the weightage marks for all subjects in CA CPT?

CPT Passing Marks: CA CPT has the four subjects. The following table gives the individual highest scores of accounts, maths, laws and economics.

Common Proficiency Test
Session I
Section AFundamentals of Accounting60 Marks
Section BMercantile Law40 Marks
Session II
Section CGeneral Economics50 Marks
Section DQuantitative Aptitude50 Marks

Q 2. Is there grace marks policy in CA CPT Exam?

CPT Passing Marks: There is no such statement declared from ICAI for grace marks for CA CPT exams.

Q 3. I appeared in the CA exams, results of which were declared recently. Do I get a statement of marks from the Institute?

CPT Passing Marks:

Yes. You will receive a hard copy of the statement of marks from the Institute within 4 weeks from the date of declaration of result. A  hard copy of the statement of marks, in the official stationery, indicating the marks secured by the candidates and the result, is sent to all the candidates who appeared in the exam by speed post, at the address given by the candidates in their exam form. However, result card of CPT is sent by ordinary post.

Q 4.  Is the statement of marks sent only to those who passed the exam? Or is it sent to all the candidates who appeared in the exam?

CPT Passing Marks:

It is sent to all the candidates who appeared in one or more papers of the exam. If a candidate had applied for the examination but not appeared in any of the papers, then no statement of marks will be issued to him.

Q 5. I appeared in the CA exams. Do I have to apply for issue of the statement of marks? Or is it sent to me, by the Institute, on its own? Is there any fee for issue of statement of marks?

CPT Passing Marks:

Statement of marks is sent to all the candidates who appeared in the exam by ICAI, free of cost. You do not have to apply for it. However, in case you want to be issued a duplicate statement of marks, you will have to make an application for the same and also pay the applicable fees.

Q 6.  I have taken a print out of my result from the website www.caresults.nic.in Do I also receive a hard copy of the statement of marks or is it to be printed from the website?

CPT Passing Marks:

You will receive a hard copy of the statement of marks in the official stationery by speed post. CPT candidates have an option of printing their result card, from the site www.icai.nic.in/cptresultcard, after about 7-10 days from the date of declaration of result. This is in addition to the CPT results hosted on www.icai.nic.in. Hard copy of result card is also sent to candidates who appeared in CPT. Printing the result card from the website is an additional facility provided to the CPT candidates only, for the present.

Q 7. Is the CPT statement of marks, printed from the website, valid?

CPT Passing Marks:

Yes. It is valid for admission to the next level of the course, i.e. Intermediate (IPC) course. In some cases, CPT statement of marks printed from the website may not contain the photograph and signature of the candidates, if they had not submitted the same to the office. Such CPT statement of marks printed from website, which do not contain photograph and signature of the candidates are not valid.

Q 8. How soon do I receive the statement of marks, after declaration of results?

CPT Passing Marks:

Hard copies of statement of marks are sent to the candidates, soon after declaration of results. You should be receiving the same, generally within about 4 weeks time from the date of declaration of results

Q 9. Does the statement of marks contain my photograph and signature?

CPT Passing Marks:

Statement of marks of CA Intermediate and Final exams do not contain the candidate’s photograph or signature. Hard copy of CPT result card contains both photograph and signature of the candidates. CPT result cards printed from the website may not contain the photograph and signature of the candidates, if they had not submitted the same to the office. Such CPT result cards printed from website, which do not contain photograph and signature of the candidates are not valid.

Q 10. Does the statement of marks also indicate whether exemption was granted to me in a paper(s)?

CPT Passing Marks:

Yes.
“#” symbol printed against the marks of a paper denotes that you have been granted an exemption in that paper, which will be valid for the immediate next three following exams. The result of such group(s) is shown as “F-EX” ( i.e. failed with exemption) Alphabet “E” printed against the marks of a paper denotes that marks of that paper have been brought forward from an exemption granted in that paper in an
earlier attempt.

Q 11. I received my statement of marks. I find that there is a footnote there in which states “Passed under Regulation —–“. What does it mean? I do not find that footnote in the statement of marks of my friends who also passed the exam. Does it make a difference to me?

CPT Passing Marks:

As per CA Regulations, a candidate shall ordinarily be declared to have passed in both the groups simultaneously, if he
a) Secures at one sitting a minimum of 40 per cent marks in each paper of each of the groups and minimum of 50 percent marks in the aggregate of all the papers of each of the groups; or
b) Secures at one sitting a minimum of 40 percent marks in each paper of both the groups and a minimum of 50 per cent marks in the aggregate of all the papers of both the groups taken together.
In the statement of marks of those who pass under category (b) mentioned above, the above footnote “Passed under Regulation ——-“ is inscribed to make a distinction between the two categories. You might have passed under category (b) and hence the footnote on your
statement of marks.
It does not make a difference to the candidates since the result in both groups is “PASS”.

Q 12. I am a CPT student. I had omitted to affix my photograph and signature on the exam form? Will my result card contain my photograph and signature? What do I do now? Can I send them to you by post or can I email to you my scanned photograph and signature?

CPT Passing Marks:

Hard copies of CPT result cards will NOT be issued without photograph and signature of the candidate. You will have to send your photograph and signature along with your particulars duly attested by a Chartered Accountant or Principal of an educational Institution or a Gazetted Officer, on his letterhead /official stationery, to the Exam Dept. , at the following address, by speed post:
The Additional Secretary (Exams),
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,
ICAI Bhawan
Indraprastha Marg
New Delhi 110 002
Upon receipt of the same, your result card will be issued.

Q 13. It is more than a month from the date of declaration of results. I have not yet received my original statement of marks? Whom should I contact?

CPT Passing Marks:

In case you do not receive your statement of marks within about 30-40 days from the date of declaration of results, you can write to ICAI at the above mentioned address or email scanned copy of your signed request letter to dms_examhelpline@icai.in, indicating therein, clearly, your name, complete postal address, roll number, name of the exam, month/year in which held etc.
The office will arrange to re-send the statement of marks/result card ( if received back undelivered) or prepare a duplicate one and send you again by Speed Post. However, such a request must be received within a period of two months from the
date of declaration of results.

Q 14. There is an error in the spelling of my name contained in the statement of marks. Or There is an error in my registration number printed on the statement of marks. Or Marks printed on my statement of marks are faded or are not clearly visible. Or Marks awarded column is blank. Or I received the statement of marks in a damaged or mutilated/defaced condition.
What do I do?

CPT Passing Marks:

You may write to us, at the above mentioned address, enclosing the following:
 A letter clearly specifying the correction/s required
 Copy of the letter issued by ICAI at the time of registering you in the CA course
 Original statement of marks with the error Please send all your correspondence with the Exam Dept. by Speed Post and not by any private courier or ordinary post. A corrected statement of marks will be issued to you, free of cost.

Q 15. I applied for verification of marks, after the results. I understand that my marks were revised, pursuant to verification. Do I get a revised statement of marks? Do I have to return my original statement of marks to get the revised one?

CPT Passing Marks :

Yes. The revised statement of marks will be issued to you, free of cost. It will be sent to you by speed post, at the address mentioned by you in your exam form. The words “Revised Statement of marks” will be inscribed on it. You will be required to return the original statement of marks, after receiving the revised statement of marks.

Conclusion:

CPT Passing Marks:To conclude, CA CPT qualifying marks is 30 percent, and marks are allocated subject wise, you need to clear all the CPT marks rules to get passed in CA CPT exam.

Also, we have covered the following point in this article:

  1. CA Foundation | CA CPT Mark Dec 2017
  2. CA CPT marks criteria / CA CPT Marks Rules
  3. CPT marks distribution chapterwise / subjectwise in CPT
  4. CA CPT clearing marks percentage
  5. CPT Marksheet or Result Card
  6. Validity of CPT marks
  7. CPT Topper score

Hope you find the article useful. Please feel free to ask anything or give your comments using the comment box below.

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