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What is the eligibility for admission in Chartered Accountant Course????
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Old December 7th, 2013, 10:09 AM
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Indian Chartered Accountancy Course is the membership qualification course offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). It consists of three levels of examinations and three years of practical training

- Common Proficiency Test is the first level of Chartered Accountancy examinations.
- Intermediate Professional Course is the second level of Chartered Accountancy examinations.
- CA Final Examination is the last and final level of Chartered Accountancy Examinations

Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is the entry level course for admission in Chartered Accountancy Course. CPT Exam is held twice every year in the month of June and December.

Eligibility for Common Proficiency Test (CPT)
-You needs to have cleared the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or is waiting for the 10+2 exam results, can register for the CA Programme.
- There is no restriction in regard to the age of the candidates.
-There are no restrictions with regard to marks secured in Senior Secondary Examination for appearing in CA Entrance Exam Papers

CPT Registration Fees to be submitted along with the Application Form is as follows:-
Cost of Application Form Rs. 100
CPT Registration Fee Rs. 6000
Subscription for Students Journal (Optional but strongly recommended) Rs. 200
subscription for Members Journal (Optional) Rs. 400

Common Proficiency Test will be held on Sunday, 15th December, 2013 in two sessions as below, at the following centres

First Session (i.e. Morning Session) 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST)
Section - A Fundamentals of Accounting
Section - B Mercantile Laws

Second Session (i.e. Afternoon Session) 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (IST)
Section - C General Economics
Section - D Quantitative Aptitude

Contact detail:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Vishwas Nagar Extension,
Anand Vihar,
New Delhi, DL ‎


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Old December 19th, 2014, 04:54 PM
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As you want I am here telling you the process of the admission for Chartered Accountant Course.

Admission process:

Candidate who has passed the 10th examination can register for the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) of the CA program.

After passing the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) candidate have to appear in CPT examination.

CPT exam conducted two times in a year in month of June and December.

Commerce graduates with 50% marks, non-commerce graduates with subjects other than Mathematics with an aggregate of 55% marks and non-commerce graduates with Maths with an aggregate of 60% marks eligible to register directly for Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC).

Different levels of Chartered Accountancy Course
Entry Level Test : Common Proficiency Test
First Stage : Integrated Professional Competence Course
Final Stage : Final Course

Fees structure for CPT :


Fees Structure for IPCC :

Module I & II fees Rs.18,500/-

Module I fees Rs.13,000/-

Module II fees Rs.9,000/-

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Ito, IP Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110002 ‎
011 3989 3989 ‎

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Old May 9th, 2015, 12:11 PM
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Dear Sir,

i m doing mba from vinayaka missions university from distance education and i want to take admission in ipcc of chartered accountancy course.. I m eligible or not?? Please tell me..
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What is the admission eligibility conditions to getting admission in Chartered Accountant course of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) ?
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Old October 18th, 2015, 12:24 PM
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Chartered Accountant is a professional course offered by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) . ICAI is a statutory body , it is the second largest accounting body in the world.

Admission eligibility criteria:

For CPT :
Qualifying 10+2 level of examination with commerce stream .

For IPC course :

Qualify CPT exam .


Candidate having graduation degree in Commerce with a minimum of 55% marks eligible for this course .


Non-Commerce graduates with a minimum of 60% marks eligible for this course.

Application form :
Application form for CAT exam and IPC course be filled online, from website of ICAI .

CPT exam to be held two times in a year in June and December.

CPT Exam Pattern
Total Marks – 200

Mode of examination – Objective

No. of Questions – 200

Duration - 4 hours (two sessions of 2 hours each)

Session I (10.00 am to 12.00 am)
Session II (2.00pm to 4.00pm)

CA CPT Dec. 2015 exam date :
Sunday 13th December 2015

Stages to Become CA :
Common Proficiency Test
Integrated Professional Competence Course
Computer Training
Articled Training
Final Exam
General Management & Communication Skill Course

CPT exam syllabus

Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting (60 Marks)

Objective:To develop conceptual understanding of the fundamentals of financial accounting system.


1. Theoretical Framework

(a) Meaning and Scope of accounting

(b) Accounting Concepts, Principles and Conventions

(c) Accounting Standards –concepts, objectives, benefits

(d) Accounting Policies

(e) Accounting as a measurement discipline –valuation principles, accounting estimates

2. Accounting Process:Books of Accounts leading to the preparation of Trial Balance, Capital and revenue expenditures,Capital and revenue receipts, Contingent assets and contingent liabilities, Fundamental errors including rectifications thereof.

3. Bank Reconciliation Statement

4. Inventories:Basis of inventory valuation and record keeping.

5. Depreciation accounting:Methods, computation and accounting treatment of depreciation, Change in depreciation methods.

6. Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors

7. Accounting for Special Transactions

(a) Consignments

(b) Joint Ventures

(c) Bills of exchange and promissory notes

(d) Sale of goods on approval or return basis.

8. Partnership Accounts:Final accounts of partnership firms –Basic concepts of admission, retirement and death of a partner including treatment of goodwill.

9. Introduction to Company Accounts:Issue of shares and debentures, forfeiture of shares, reissue of forfeited shares, redemption of preference shares

Section B: Mercantile Laws (40 Marks)

Objective:To test the general comprehension of elements of mercantile law


1. 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.

2. 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.

3. The Indian Partnership Act, 1932:General Nature of Partnership–Rights and duties of partners –Registration and dissolution of a firm.

Section C: General Economics (50 Marks)

Objective:To ensure basic understanding of economic systems, economic Behavior of individuals and Organizations.


(I) Micro Economics:

1. Introduction to Micro Economics

(a) Definition, scope and nature of Economics

(b) Methods of economic study

(c) Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.

2. Theory of Demand and Supply

(a) Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand ─Price, income and cross elasticity

(b) Theory of consumer’s behavior– Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach

(c) Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of supply.

3. Theory of Production and Cost

(a) Meaning and Factors of production

(b) Laws of Production – The Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale

(c) Concepts of Costs ─ Short-run and long-run costs, Average and marginal costs, Total, fixed and variable costs.

4. Price Determination in Different Markets

(a) Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly

(b) Price determination in these markets.

(II) Indian Economic Development

5. Indian Economy –A Profile

(a) Nature of the Indian Economy

(b) Role of different sectors –Agriculture, Industry and Services in the development of the Indian economy,their problems and growth

(c) National Income of India –Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income, Growth of national income and per capital income in various plans.

(d) Basic understanding of tax system of India –Direct and Indirect Taxation

6. Select Aspects of Indian Economy

(a) Population –Its size, rate of growth and its implication for growth

(b) Poverty –Absolute and relative poverty and main programs for poverty alleviation

(c) Unemployment –Types, causes and incidence of unemployment

(d) Infrastructure ─ Energy, Transportation, Communication, Health and Education

(e) Inflation

(f) Budget and Fiscal deficits

(g) Balance of payments

(h) External debts.

7. Economic Reforms in India

(a) Features of economic reforms since 1991

(b) Liberalization, Privatization and Disinvestment

(c) Globalization

8. Money and Banking

(a) Money –Meaning and functions

(b) Commercial Banks–Role and functions

(c) Reserve Bank of India –Role and functions, Monetary Policy

Section D: Quantitative Aptitude(50 Marks)

Objective:To test the grasp of elementary concepts in Mathematics and Statistics and application of the same as useful quantitative tools.


1. Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms

2. Equations: Linear–simultaneous linear equations up to three variables, quadratic and cubic equations in one variable, equations of a straight line, intersection of straight lines, graphical solution to linear equations.

3. Inequalities:Graphs of inequalities in two variables ─ common region.

4. Simple and Compound Interest including annuity─ Applications

5. Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations

6. Sequence and Series –Arithmetic and geometric progressions

7. Sets, Functions and Relations

8. Limits and Continuity ─ Intuitive Approach

9. Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus (excluding trigonometric functions)

10. Statistical description of data

(a) Textual, Tabular & Diagrammatic representation of data.

(b) Frequency Distribution.

(c) Graphical representation of frequency distribution –Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Ogive

11. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion Arithmetic Mean,Standard Deviation

12. Correlation and Regression

13. Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation

14. Theoretical Distributions Binomial, Poisson and Normal

15. Sampling Theory:Basic Principles of sampling theory, Comparison between sample survey and complete enumeration, Errors in sample survey, Some important terms associated with sampling, Types of sampling, Theory of estimation, Determination of sample size.

16. Index Number
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Old January 14th, 2016, 04:17 PM
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You can read Article of CPT on following link it will be helpful
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