Candidates have to apply online to get registered for exam. The students who wish to appear for the Common Proficiency Course (CPC) of the Chartered Accountancy Programme.
It is a common misconception that only commerce students should consider a chartered accountancy course.
According to ICAI, it has been observed that a large number of students from the science background do quite well in this profession.
Students after registration to the course are required to complete specified period (i.e. 60 days) from the date of registration to as on the first day of the month in which examination is to be held, i.e., students registered on or before 1st April/1st October will be eligible to appear in June/ December examination, as the case may be.
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What is the Common Proficiency Test (CPT)?
Common Proficiency Test comprises of four subjects i.e., Accounting, Mercantile Laws, General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude. The Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is of 200 marks.
This test is divided into two sessions of two hours each. CPT is an objective type test with negative marking.
CPT exams are held twice a year in the months of June and December. Examination Department issues notifications/announcement regarding conduct of Common Proficiency Test (CPT) in June and December every year in the months of February/August respectively.
Common proficiency test (CPT) is open only to those students who are already registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the mentioned course and fulfill the requisite eligibility conditions.
The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is pleased to notify that the Common Proficiency Test (Paper- Pencil Mode) will be held on 15th December, 2013, Sunday, in two sessions.
Common Proficiency Test will be an objective type multiple choice questions based examination.
Candidates will be allowed to opt for Hindi medium question paper booklet for answering the questions.
First Session (Morning Session) 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Section-A, Fundamental of Accounting; Section-B, Mercantile Laws
Second Session (Afternoon Session) 02.00 p.m. to 04.00 p.m.
Section-C, General Economics; Section-D, Quantitative Aptitude.