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CA-CPT
Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test, which is also known as CA CPT Exam, is conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for admitting students to Chartered Accountancy course. The test is an entry level exam. The institute conducts Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT) four times a year, at various cities across India. Eligibility The aspirants can join the Chartered Accountancy course after clearing CA CPT Exam. Given below are the eligibility criteria for chartered accountancy.

A student who has got himself registered for Common Proficiency Test 60 days prior to the first day of the month in which CPT examination is to be held i.e. on or before 1st April and 1st October, can appear in the CPT examination to be held in June and December respectively. Common Proficiency Test examinations are held in June & December every year.

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A registered student may appear in Common Proficiency Test after he has 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.

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The students must have passed 10+2 examination or its equivalent, from any recognized Board.

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Quest Education FF43, Laxmi Nagar Near V3S Mall, Delhi 92 9891.344.571 / 9811.300.980

Pattern The general examination pattern of CA CPT Exam is given in the following lines. The Entry level test is named as Common Proficiency Test (CPT) which is designed in the pattern of entry level test for engineering, medical and other professional courses. It is a test of 4 hours duration comprising of two sessions of 2 hours each, with a break between two sessions. The test comprises of objective type questions only with negative marking for choosing wrong options. The Common Proficiency Test (CPT) has replaced Professional Education (Course-I) effective from September 13, 2006. The last Professional Education (Examination — I) was held in November, 2007.

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Syllabus The syllabus for Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT) comprises of basic knowledge in fundamental of Accounting, mercantile law, general economics and quantitative aptitude. Topics in each subject are given below. Accounting…………………………………60 marks Theoretical Framework, Bank Reconciliation Statement, Accounting Process, Introduction to Company Accounts, Partnership Accounts, Accounting for Special Transactions, Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors, Depreciation accounting, Inventories.

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Paper Pencil Mode of Examination is conducted in morning session and evening session with each carrying two parts. For Online Registration Mode of Examination, the students have to fill an examination form Online and then, this examination is held at various centers across India. The entrance test consists of objective type questions. The medium of all the questions and instructions is English. The question paper follows negative marking scheme, which means one fourth mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

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Mercantile Law……………………………….40 marks The Indian Contract Act, 1872, the Sale of Goods Act, 1930 and the India Partnership Act, 1932. General Economics…………………………….50 marks Economic Reforms in India, Select Aspects of Indian Economy, Indian Economy — A Profile, Price Determination in Different Markets, Theory of Production and Cost, Theory of Demand and Supply, Micro Economics. Quantitative Aptitude………………………….50 marks Sampling Theory, Theoretical Distributions, Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation, Correlation and Regression, Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion, Statistical description of data, Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus, Limits and Continuity - Intuitive Approach, Sets, Functions and Relations, Sequence and Series — Arithmetic and geometric progressions, Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations, Simple and Compound Interest including annuity - Applications, Inequalities, Equations, Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms.

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