Who are exempted from the CPT exam

CA CPT 2020 (June) Registration: CA CPT is the entry-level examination for the Chartered Accountancy program. This examination is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants. CPT is the Common Proficiency Test; even a normal 10th pass student can be registered for the same. After completing the schooling (standard 12th) applicants are eligible to apply for this test. CA CPT includes the objective type of questions which is divided into 4 sections as such- Quantitative aptitude, Accounting, Mercantile Laws and General Economics. This article will provide you with the complete description of CA CPT 2020 Exam.

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CA CPT 2020 Important Updates

The registration process will be started in the last week of January.Click here to register. 

Check here – How to prepare for CA CPT 

Important Date (CA CPT 2020 June)

NotificationLast week of January 2020.
Last date of registration1st week of April 2020
The application begins1st week of April 2020
Last date of applicationLast week of April 2020
Application correction window IMay 2020
Application correction window IIMay/ June 2020
CA CPT Admit cardLast week of May 2020
CA CPT 2020 exam dateJune 2020
Result announcementJuly 2020

Eligibility Criteria

  • There is no age limit for appearing in CA CPT 2020 Exam.
  • Candidates have to pass their Intermediate (10+2 Standard).
  • Candidates who have completed bachelor or masters degree in commerce with a percentile of 55% marks were exempted from appearing in CA CPT.
  • Candidates holding UG/PG degree from Open University were exempted from appearing in the entry-level test.
  • Appearing candidates are eligible to apply for CA CPT.

CA CPT 2020 Registration

Every year CPT examination will be conducted in the month of JUNE/DECEMBER. Applicants who have already registered themselves on or before April 2020 will be eligible to appear in June CPT examination and for those applicants who will register on or before October 2020 will be eligible to appear in December CPT examination. Applicants can download the question paper and the answer key of last yr examination just to get a flash and viewpoint of what type of questions which usually come in the CPT

In case if the last date of registration (CPT) happens to be off Sunday, Festival date or any of the same for that reason the date will be shifted to the next working day which is considered to be of the deadline date of registration.

CPT Online Registration Procedure

  • Applicants need to go to the ICAI website of CPT for online registration.
  • The step is to fill in the following details which include -Full name of the applicant, DOB, sex, mother’s and father’s name, address, category (general or reserved), nationality, the medium of study, educational qualification, recent passport size photo, etc
  • For online registration, the applicants have to remit the amount through ICICI bank.
  • Last and foremost step is to take the hard copy of the registration form along with the attached documents then send it to the ICAI.

How to Register for CPT June 2020

  • Student have to buy a prospectus from any of the regional branches of the Institute which amounts to 100/-
  • Applicants can download their application form from the official website of the Institute i.e. icai.org
  • Registration amounts to 100/-. If the registration form is downloaded from the Institute website then the applicants have to pay 100/- or as the case may be
  • Registration fee is to be paid in the form of DD in the favor of Secretary
  • If you download the registration form via online you have to remit 6100/- or 590 US $ for DD(demand draft)

Required Documents along with Registration Form

  • Demand Draft along with the registration fees
  • 10th pass mark sheet along with the attested copy of DOB
  • Nationality proof whether he is the citizen of India or a foreigner
  • Proof of the category (General or ST/SC)

CA CPT Exam Pattern

  • CA CPT will be conducted two shifts i.e. the first 1st would be from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and the 2nd shift will be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Only Objective type questions will be asked which carries 200 marks.
  • There will be negative marking of ¼ of marks allotted to a question.
  • Exam pattern will be given below:

 CA CPT Exam Pattern

Mode of examination Offline mode (Pencil Paper Mode)
Test MediumEnglish OR Hindi
First session of CA CPTSec A – Fundamentals of Accounting4010:30 am – 12:30 pm (two hours)
Sec B – Mercantile Laws60
Second session of CA CPTSec C – General Economics502:00 pm – 4:00 pm (two hours)
Sec D – Quantitative Aptitude50
Total4 sections2004 hours

CA CPT 2020 Admit Card

  • CA CPT 2020 Admit Card will be issued to the registered candidate only via online mode.
  • Admit Card will be provided to the candidates prior to three weeks from the examination.
  • Candidates can obtain their CA CPT 2020 Admit Card by login through their registered id and password.
  • CA CPT 2020 Admit Card consists of candidature details such as the name of the candidate, roll number, photograph, signature, exam venue, etc.
  • Candidates need to carry a printed copy of the CA CPT 2020 Admit Card at the examination venue.
  • In case of any candidate finds any discrepancy regarding the admit card then he/she can contact the ICAI Helpline desk immediately.

List of Exam Centers:

GhaziabadAbu Dhabi*Noida
GurgaonMuscat*Pali Marwar
BhujSri GanganagarKumbakonam
CoimbatoreTirunelveliMapusa (Goa)
CuttackTirupatiMargao (Goa)
Delhi / New DelhiTuticorinMeerut
FaridabadVijayawadaNavi Mumbai
GandhidhamYamuna NagarNellore

CA CPT Syllabus

Sections of CA CPTSyllabus
Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Theoretical Framework
  • Accounting Process
  • Depreciation accounting
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement
  • Partnership Accounts
  • Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors
  • Accounting for Special Transactions
  • Introduction to Company Accounts
Mercantile Laws
  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872: An overview of Sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of contract, consideration, other essential elements of a valid contract, performance of contract and breach of contract
  • The Indian Partnership Act, 1932: General Nature of Partnership – Rights and duties of partners – Registration and dissolution of a firm
  • The Sale of Goods Act, 1930: Formation of the contract of sale – Conditions and Warranties – Transfer of ownership and delivery of goods Unpaid seller and his rights
General Economies
  • Micro Economics
  • Introduction to Micro Economics
  • Theory of Demand and Supply
  • Theory of Production and Cost
  • Indian Economic Development
  • Indian Economy – A Profile
  • Select Aspects of Indian Economy
  • Price Determination in Different Markets
  • Economic Reforms in India
  • Money and Banking
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms
  • Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and geometric progressions
  • Sets, Functions and Relations
  • Limits and Continuity ─ Intuitive Approach
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Theoretical Distributions
  • Sampling Theory
  • Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus
  • Statistical description of data
  • Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
  • Index Numbers
  • Simple and Compound Interest including annuity – Applications
  • Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations

CA CPT 2020 Result

  • CA CPT 2020 Result will get disclosed in the month of July 2020 via online mode.
  • Candidates who appeared for CA CPT 2020 June examination can check their result by login through their registered account.
  • ICAI will disclose the result on to the official site and candidates will be intimated about their qualifying status through registered email id and phone number.
  • Candidates can download their scorecard, rank card, and certificate through ICAI registered account.

Official Website: https://www.icai.org/