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CA CPT Dec 2017 will be held on December 17, 2017. The Common Proficiency Test will be conducted in two session, which will be from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Under CA CPT 2017, the candidates will 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 CPC 2017 shall begin from October 04, 2017. The candidates can check complete details about CA CPT Dec 2017 from this page.
CA CPT 2017
In all there will be four sections in the examination. These will be distinguished through A, B, C and D. For the upcoming examination, the schedule of the each section is as below:
- Section A for Fundamentals of Accounting – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
- Section B for Mercantile Laws – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
- Section C for General Economics – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
- Section D for Quantitative Aptitude – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The candidates can also check all the important dates for CA CPT 2017 December examination from the table below.
|Last date to register with ICAI for CPC course||June 30, 2017|
|Availability of application form for CA CPT Ded 2017 from||October 04, 2017|
|Last date for application form submission||October 25, 2017|
|Last date to submit the application form with late fee||November 01, 2017|
|Application form Correction Window – I||November 2017|
|Admit card download begins on icai.nic.in||November 2017|
|CA CPT December 2017 will be held on||December 17, 2017|
|CA CPT Result of 2017 declaration||18 July 2017 (2:00PM)|
- Application Form
- Form Correction
- Admit Card
- CA CPT Notification
- Previous Year Question Papers
Registration and Application Form of CA CPT Dec
The candidates who wish to appear for CA CPT Dec 2017 were supposed to register until June 30, 2017. The registration was supposed to be done with the Board of Studies (BoS). Candidates who did not register before the due date, can also fulfil the formalities of registration now. However, these candidates will appear for CPT May 2018 and not December exam. Also, the last date of registration for the May exam is December 31, 2017.
CA CPT 2017 Application Process
The CA CPT Dec 2017 application form are available now. The forms are only available online and only those candidates can submit it, who registered with ICAI in 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 2017 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 documents 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|
To become a Chartered Accountant, eligible candidate must enroll with the ICAI for CPC (Common Proficiency Course) after passing class X examination.
After appearing the class XII or equivalent Senior Secondary Examination, candidate needs to appear in the CA CPT examination.
As revised in terms of the decision of the Council taken at its 317th meeting in pursuance of Notification No. I-CA(7)/145/2012 dated 1st August 2012 and made effective from CPT held in Dec 2013 and onwards, the requirement for Passing the Common Proficiency Test is as follows.
- A candidate for the Common Proficiency Test shall ordinarily be declared to have passed the test if he/she obtains at one sitting a minimum of thirty percent marks in each section and a minimum of fifty percent marks in the aggregate of all the sections comprised in CPT (Examination), subject to the principle of negative marking, in such manner as may be determined by the Council from time to time.
- Candidates securing a minimum of 60 percent marks upto 10th Rank will be issued Rank Certificate within 4 weeks of the declaration of result provided a minimum of 2,500 candidates appear in the CPT held on a particular day.
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 Dec 2017 Exam Centres
The December exam of CA CPT 2017 will be held in 191 cities, which are as mentioned below:
|Mangalore||Mapusa (Goa)||Margao (Goa)||Mathura|
Note: The international exam centers for CA CPT December 2017 exam are Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, and Muscat.
For more details of CA CPT Dec 2017, please read notification.