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CA CPT Exam for December 2018


CPT Exam for Dec 2018

CA CPT Exam for Dec 208 : Through this article get to know about the complete detail regarding CA CPT exam for Dec 2018.

The visitors can get the complete information regarding the CA CPT registration procedure including the fee details from this article.

Students can also get the information about how to change the exam centre of CA CPT examination.


About CA CPT Exam : Who is eligible for CA CPT course?

It is an entry level test for Chartered Accountancy Course, which is held twice a year in June and December for registered students of Common Proficiency Course (CPC). It is a test of four subjects. This test is for 200 marks and is divided into two sessions of two hours each. CPT is an objective type test with negative marking.

Students who wants to do Chartered accountancy course can register after completing 10th examination. Students can appear in the CPT either on appearing or passing 10+2 examination. If the student wish to go for next step of CA CPT then they need to qualify CPT as well as 10+2 or its equivalent examination.

Direct Entry Route :

Students who are Graduates/ Post Graduates in Commerce having secured in aggregate a minimum of 55% of the total marks in the examination conducted by any recognised University can register directly to Intermediate (IPC) Course. Go through the CA CPT eligibility criteria for your further doubts.

CA CPT registration procedure

A student should register with the Board of Studies of the concerned Regional office by submitting prescribed filled-in form. The form for registration to the course can also be downloaded from the Institute’s website or can register online by visiting Student who is making online registration should take a print out of filled-in application form, attach photograph, put signature and submit it to the appropriate office of the ICAI for the purpose of verification of details and maintaining physical record at the Institute’s end.

Validity of CPT registration

The registration for Common Proficiency Course (CPC) is valid for 3 years and if the registration expires candidates need to go for revalidtion. Therefore candidate should do revalidation with a renewal fee of Rs. 300/- or as decided by the Council from time to time. Students should have valid registration before applying for the relevant examination. For further details you can visit CPT registration.

The registration fees as follows:

Fees for

(i)  Indian students residing in India and other SAARC countries; and

(ii)  students belonging to other SAARC countries

(In `)

Registration fees *                                                              6,000 Subscription for Students’ Journal

(for one year) (Optional but strongly         200 recommended)

Subscription for Members’ Journal           400

(for one year) (Optional)

Students other than stated in Column 1 i.e.

(i)  the students of foreign countries other than SAARC countries; and

(ii)  Indian students residing abroad other than SAARC countries


Registration fees *                                 580

Subscription for Students’ Journal

(for one year) (Optional but strongly        20


Subscription for Members’ Journal          40

(for one year) (Optional)

The above-mentioned fees are to be paid along with filled-in application form.

*      Registration fee includes supply of reading materials alongwith Model Test Papers Volume I and Volume II and DVD(s) containing e-learning, webcasts and study materials.The above-mentioned fees are to be paid along with filled-in application form.

Documents to be submitted for CA CPT registration

Here is the list of documents that candidate need to submit while sending the CPT registration form:

  • Attested copy of Date of Birth and class 10th pass mark
  • Demand Draft towards registration fee and other
  • Attested copy of proof of Nationality, if student is
  • Attested copy of proof of special category certificate i.e. SC/ST, OBC, Differently

Passing criteria of CA CPT exam

CPT is an objective type test with a negative marking which will be shown in the question paper. There is a negative marking for selecting wrong answer to the extent of 25% marks allotted to a question.

Pass with Distinction

Candidates securing a minimum 70% marks will be declared “Pass with Distinction” and such remarks will be indicated in the Result card itself. No separate pass certificate will be issued.

Syllabus of CA CPT exam

Subjects are to be studied in CPT as follows

SESSION – I ( Two Sections – Two hours – 100 marks )

  • Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting ( 60 marks )
  • Section B: Mercantile Laws ( 40 marks )

SESSION – II ( Two Sections – Two hours – 100 marks)

  • Section C: General Economics ( 50 marks )
  • Section D: Quantitative Aptitude ( 50 marks )

To know about CA CPT syllabus and subjects you can go to the following link. CA CPT Syllabus

How to download CA CPT admit card

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) issues admit card or hall ticket for CA CPT Dec 2018 exam to all eligible registered students who are appearing in the exam.

Candidates can download their admit card through the official link and step by step process provided in this page later.For further information go to the CPT admit card.

How to choose CA CPT exam centres

Candidates appearing for CA CPT 2018 can select their preferred exam centre. They can select their CA CPT exam centre while filling up the application form. Candidates will be given an option to make choice of exam centre as per their convenience from the list of test centres.

Depending on the candidates convenience they can select their exam centres. Candidates would not be able to change exam centre once allotted by ICAI. If you want to change the exam centre then you need to do before the last date.

Every ca cpt exam centre will be having the unique exam centre code. Candidates need to be very careful regarding the CA CPT exam centre code. Here is list of CA CPT exam centres in all over India.

Process of Changing CA CPT exam centre?

Yes, you can change the exam centre for CA CPT exam but within the expiry date. Students can also change the CA CPT exam centre if they want to prefer any other exam centre. There is a window for correction in your centre choice with a payment of fees.

First of all you need to login to your id. Here is the following link ICAI. After  login you will find it on bottom right with the title “Correction window 2 (with fee) in red coloured letters.

CA CPT Study material

Download the CA CPT exam Study Material from the following links given in the table.


While preparing for CA CPT exam if students need any study material or mock test paper then they can download from the following link. CA CPT study material and CPT mock test papers with answers

Get to know your CA CPT result

Normally, ICAI takes up to one month to declare the CPT result from the date of examination. You may recieve email, sms directly from ICAI.

  • The result of CA CPT will be announced one month after the Exam.
  • CA CPT result will also be announced through region wise list
  • Only those candidates who have scored the minimum qualifying marks in the CA CPT result, will received marksheet, rank card within two weeks of the result announcement
  • The rank certificate will be issued to top 10 students within four weeks after CA CPT result announcement.

There are multiple ways to get the ICAI CPT Result online.

You can check the result by visiting the office website and logging in.

Otherwise you can check the result through email. You can also get the result through SMS. When ICAI publishes pdf of the result, you can also check the result by name. For further information you can go to the following link CPT result.

Frequently asked questions on CA CPT Exam

 Q 1. What about CPT online registration under the new scheme of CA CPT?

CA CPT Registration :Under the new scheme that is effective since July 1 2017, registration details for CA IPC | Intermediate and CA final have changed. But CA CPT registration remains the same.

Q 2. What is the CA CPT Registration Address for offline CPT registration?

CA CPT Registration, CA registration:As per the ICAI the address to which the printout of the online application form is to be sent by speed or registered post is as below –

NEW DELHI – 110 002

Q 3. Will the CA CPT exam be conducted in November 2017 or may 2018?

CPT Syllabus: No. Common Proficiency Test is entrance level test. The CA CPT exam is not conducted in Nov 2017 or May 2018. The CPT exam is conducted in June and December months, whereas the next two levels of CA course exam – CA IPCC and CA Final are conducted in the November and May months.

Q 4. What can be the expected cutoff for CA CPT 2017 December and June 2018?

CA CPT Result : CPT result news 2017 will come in the month of january. Cut off marks for the Dec 2017 and June 2018 session will be decided based on the percentage of marks if achieved by the students which will be released after the result announcement.

ca cpt result date will be announced by ICAI after 20-25 days completion of the exam.

Conclusion on CA CPT exam date

In this article, we have discussed the following.

  • Eligibility criteria of CA CPT Course
  • CA CPT Registration procedure
  • Required documents to be submitted for CA CPT Exam
  • Passing criteria of CA CPT exam
  • CA CPT Subjects and syllabus
  • How to download CA CPT Admit card
  • Process of choosing exam centres
  • How to check your result

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

  1. kavya says:

    Thanks for this information, was very useful.

    1. cakart says:

      Welcome kavya. Keep visiting our blogs.

  2. Neha says:

    When is the CA CPT result going to be announced for Dec 2017?

    1. cakart says:

      ca cpt result for Dec 2017 is going to be announced in the third week of January.

  3. Viren says:

    For how many years ca cpt registration is valid?

    1. cakart says:

      ca cpt registration is valid for three years.

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