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CA CPT Dec 2017 will be held on December 17, 2017. The Common Proficiency Test will be conducted in two sessions, 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 had begun from October 04, 2017 to November 01, 2017. The candidates can check complete details about CA CPT Dec 2017 from this page.

Latest: Correction window-2 for Application Form correction will be available from November 28 to December 09, 2017. Also, Admit Card is available now, download it from the link provided below.

CA CPT 2017

The candidates can check all the important dates for CA CPT 2017 December examination from the table below.

Event Dates
Last date to register with ICAI for CPC course 30 Jun 2017
Availability of application form for CA CPT Ded 2017 from 04 Oct 2017
Last date for application form submission 25 Oct 2017
Last date to submit the application form with late fee 01 Nov 2017
Application form Correction Window – I 03 Nov 2017 – 09 Nov 2017
Admit card download begins on 23 November 2017
Application form Correction Window – 2 28 Nov 2017 – 09 Dec 2017
CA CPT December 2017 will be held on 17 Dec 2017
CA CPT Result of 2017 declaration 4th week of February 2018

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

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.

CA CPT 2017 Application Process

The CA CPT Dec 2017 application process is over 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.

Admit Card

The CA CPT Admit Card is released online, on 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.

Exam Pattern

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.

Subject Marks
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.

Qualifying Marks

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
Morning B Mercantile Law 40 12
Afternoon C General Economics 50 15
Afternoon D Quantitative Aptitude 50 15
Total 200 100

CA CPT Dec 2017 Exam Centres

The December exam of CA CPT 2017 will be held in 191 cities, which are as mentioned below:

Agra Ahmedabad Ahmednagar Ajmer
Akola Alappuzha Aligarh Allahabad
Alwar Ambala Amravati Amritsar
Anand Anantapur Asansol Aurangabad
Badlapur Banswara Bareilly Bathinda
Beawar Belgaum Bellary Bengaluru
Berhampore Bhagalpur Bharatpur Bharuch
Bhavnagar Bhilwara Bhiwandi Bhiwani
Bhopal Bhubaneswar Bhuj Bikaner
Bilaspur Bundi Burhanpur Chandigardh
Chandrapur Chennai Chhindwara Chittorgarh
Churu Coimbatore Cuttack Dehradun
Delhi Dhanbad Dhule Durg
Durgapur Eluru Ernakulam Erode
Faridabad Fatehabad Firozabad Gandhidham
Gandhinagar Ghaziabad Gondia Gorakhpur
Guntur Gurgaon Guwahati Gwalior
Haldwani Haridward HIsar Hubli
Hyderabad Ichalkaranji Indore Jabalpur
Jaipur Jalandhar Jalgaon Jalna
Jammu Jamnagar Jamshedpur Jhansi
Jhunjhunu Jodhpur Junagadh Kaithal
Kakinada Kannur Kanpur Karimnagar
Karnal Kishangarh Kolhapur Kolkata
Kollam Kota Kottayam Kozhikode
Kumbakonam Kurnool Latur Lucknow
Ludhiana Madurai Mallappuram Mandsaur
Mangalore Mapusa (Goa) Margao (Goa) Mathura
Meerut Moradabad Mumbai Muzaffarnagar
Muzaffarpur Mysore Nagpur Nanded
Nashik Navi Mumbai Navsari Neemuch
Nellore Nizamabad Noida Ongole
Palakkad Palghar Parbhani Pali Marwar
Panipat Panvel Patiala Patna
Pune Pimprl Chinchwad Pondicherry Raipur
Rajamahendravaram Rajkot Ranchi Ratlam
Ratnagiri Rewa Rewari Rohtal
Rourkela Saharanpur Salem Sambalpur
Sangil Sangrur Satara Satna
Shimla Shimoga Sikar Siliguri
Sirohi Sirsa Sivakasi Solapur
Sonepat Sri Ganganagar Srinagar Surat
Surendranagar Thane Thiruvanathapuram Thrissur
Tinsukia Tiruchirapalli Tirunelveli Tirupati
Tirupur Tuticorin Udaipur Udupi
Ujjain Vadodara Vapu Varanasi
Vasai Vellore Vijatawada Viskhapatnam
Warangal Yamuna Nagar Yavatmal

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.

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  1. Thanks but what about books .If I do online registration than from where should I collect the notes if I wish to have hard copies

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