CA CPT June 2018 Notification is Released

CACPT is a high level online competition exam which was conducted every year by “The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India”. The process of CA CPT exam will be held in two sessions morning session from 10.30am to 12.30pm and afternoon session from 2pm to 4pm. The exam will be conducted in four sections as such Quantitative aptitude, Accounting, Mercantile Laws and General Economics. The mode of this examination will be in Paper Pencil Mode Examination. This Common Proficiency Test will be held on Sunday, 17th June 2018 (Sunday). Candidates who are appearing for this exam can check the following details as below.

A. Examination Pattern

Session Section Name of the Exam Maximum Marks Minimum* Marks Timings Reporting Time
Morning A Fundamentals of Accounting 60 18 10.30 A.M to 12.30 P.M. (IST) Max. 10.00 A.M. (IST)
Morning B Mercantile Laws 40 12
Afternoon C General Economics 50 15 2.00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.(IST) 1.30 P.M.(IST)
Afternoon D Quantitative Aptitude 50 15

B. Fee Details

S NO Center Application Fee
1 India Rs. 1000/-
2 Kathmandu (Nepal) Rs. 1700/-
3 Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai or Muscat Centres US$ 300/-

C. Important Dates

S NO Name of Exams Date
1 Last date for registration to CPT Course with BOS 30th June, 2017
2 Commencement of Online filling of CPT Examination Form 4th April, 2018 (10:00 A.M. IST)
3 Last date & time for Login Creation/New User Registration 3rd May, 2018 upto 5:30 P.M. (IST)
4 Last date & time for submitting the form and making payment without Late Fee through already created Login 26th April, 2018 upto 23:59 P.M. (IST)
5 Last date & time for filling the form and making payment with Late Fee through already created Login 3rd May, 2018 upto 23:59 P.M. (IST)
6 Last date for receipt of print out of online examination form duly filled up(PDF) 07th May, 2018
7 Date of CPT Examination 17th June, 2018 (Sunday)
8 Hosting of Correction Window -I [(without fee) will be available for one week from the date of hosting] 1st Week of May, 2018 (for one week)
9 Hosting of Correction Window -II [(with fee) will be available upto 9th June, 2018] 4th Week of May, 2018 to 9th June, 2018
10 Likely date of declaration of result (icaiexam.icai.org) Around mid July 2018

D. Eligibility

A. Eligibility Requirements to appear in CPT (Regulation 25D (1) may be referred to for full details)

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

i) Either passed or appeared in the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2 examination) conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an examination recognized by the Central Government as equivalent thereto and has complied with such requirements as may be specified by the Council from time to time. (Click here for the list of examinations recognized as equivalent to Senior Secondary Examination); and

ii) Registered for/switched over to Common Proficiency Course with Board of Studies of ICAI on or before 30th June, 2017 and

iii) 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. Further, in order to be eligible for the examination, the student must be having a valid Registration number on the date of application to the Examination. Accordingly, please ensure that your Registration for the Common Proficiency Course is valid as on date of filling Examination Application Form.

B. Exemption from Appearing in CPT:

Candidates 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 examination 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 examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) are exempted from passing CPT.

E. Marks Scheme Details

In order to pass the CPT (Examination), a candidate is required to secure, at one sitting, a minimum of 30 percent marks in each Section and a minimum of 50 percent marks in the aggregate of all Sections, subject to the principle of negative marking, being 1/4 Mark (one fourth) for each wrong answer.

To read the Official Notification click the link given below:

Official Notification

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