CA CPT May 2018 was held in May 2018. The Common Proficiency Test was conducted in two sessions, which was from 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm. Under CA CPT 2018, the candidates have to appear for the exam of Fundamentals of Accounting, Mercantile Laws, General Economics, and Quantitative Aptitude. The complete schedule of the examination is as given below. Online registration for CA CPT 2018 ended on February 26, 2018. However, the candidates may avail the correction facility to make the required changes in the application form. The candidates can check complete details about CA CPT May 2018 from this page.
CA CPT 2018
The candidates can check all the important dates for CA CPT 2018 May examination from the table below.
|Last date to register with BoS||01 Jul to 31 Dec 2017|
|Availability of application form for CA CPT May 2018 from||05 Feb 2018|
|Last date for application form submission without late fee||26 Feb 2018|
|Last date to submit the application form with late fee(Rs.600/- or US$ 10)||05 Mar 2018|
|Correction Window-1||08 to 14 Mar 2018|
|Admit card download begins on icai.nic.in||09 Apr 2018|
|CA CPT May 2018 was held on||10, 12, 14, 16 May 2018|
|CA CPT Result of 2018 declaration||20 Jul 2018|
In all, there will be four sections in the examination. These will be distinguished through A, B, C and D.
Registration and Application Form of CA CPT
The candidates who wish to appear for CA CPT May 2018 were supposed to register until June 30, 2018. The registration was supposed to be done with the Board of Studies (BoS). Candidates who did not register before the due date can also fulfill the formalities of registration now. However, these candidates will appear for CPT May 2018 and not May exam.
CA CPT 2018 Application Process
The CA CPT May 2018 application process is over now. The forms are only available online and only those candidates can submit it, who registered with ICAI in the prescribed manner. To apply, the candidates need to click on the link provided above and then register by entering the required information. Once, the candidate is registered, the application form of CA CPT 2018 will be displayed on the screen. Candidates will have to submit personal, educational, and other details in the form.
The form filling will not end until the candidates will submit the application fee. The amount of fee is as below.
- Rs, 1000 for centers in India
- Rs. 1700 for centers in Kathmandu
- US$ 30 for centers in Abu Dubai, Doha, Dubai or Muscat
Submitting of Application Form with Late Fee
Provision to submit the application form with late fee has also been provided to the candidates this time. The amount of late fee is Rs. 600 and the candidates will have to pay this over the amount of application fee.
The CA CPT Admit Card is released online, on icai.org. The successfully registered candidates can download it by submitting the Login Id and Password. It is a very important document and must be carried to the exam hall, on the exam day.
CA CPT, or the Common Proficiency Test, is an objective type multiple choice questions based examination.
Overview of the question paper is as follows, as determined by past year papers.
|Section A – Fundamentals of Accounting||60|
|Section B – Mercantile Laws||40|
|Section C – General Economics||50|
|Section D – Quantitative Aptitude||50|
- After passing the class X, the candidates must have done or enrolled with ICAI for CPC.
- After appearing the class XII or equivalent Senior Secondary Examination, the candidate needs to appear in the CA CPT examination.
According to the decision of the Council taken and the Notification No. I-CA(7)/145/2012 dated 1 August 2012 and made effective from CPT held in Dec 2013 and onwards, the requirement for Passing the Common Proficiency Test is as follows.
- If the candidate has obtained at least a minimum of thirty percent marks in each section and a minimum of fifty percent marks in the aggregate of all the sections then they will be declared passed in the Common Proficiency Test.
- When 2500 candidates will appear in CPT then on the same day, the candidates who will secure minimum 60 percent marks up to 10th rank will be able to get the Rank Certificates within the 4 weeks of the declaration of the result.
The table below will help candidates understand the minimum qualifying marks better:
|Session||Section||Subject||Maximum Marks||Minimum Marks|
|Morning||A||Fundamentals of Accounting||60||18|
CA CPT May 2018 Exam Centres
The May exam of CA CPT 2018 will be held in 191 cities, which are as mentioned below: