CPT commonly known as Common Proficiency Test is the entrance exam for one of the most reputed courses in the Country- CA (Chartered Accountant). The exam is held twice every year in the months of June and December wherein students can register after class X and give the exam after class XII.

It is an objective type examination that consists of 200 multiple choice questions from four sections, viz. Accounting, Mercantile Law, Economics and Quantitative Aptitude. To qualify the exam a candidate has to score 30% in all the sections and 50% aggregate.

The exam is exempted for Graduates and Post Graduates or candidates having equivalent degrees in effect from August 3, 2012. Graduates from commerce stream can sit directly in IPCC examinations, provided they have scored at least 55% in their graduations.

When you register for CA CPT with ICAI, you will get 4 text books (one for each subject) and 2 mock test books (30 model papers). This ICAI material is your best source of knowledge for CA CPT exams.Revision is a very important part for achieving success in any exam. You remember only 20% of what you read after 24 hours, so multiple quick revisions are very necessary.

Practice is the most important part of your preparation and should be given 100% focus.

Once you have completed your first revision, it’s time to take mock test. Mock test help a lot in preparing you for exam day and also highlight your weak areas.

CPT is held twice every year in the months of June and December
The FOUR hour test consists of objective questions ranging from Fundamentals of Accounts, Mercantile Law, General Economics and Quantitative aptitude.CPT exam is divided into two sessions containing 100 questions in each.

Session I

Out of the 100 questions from Session I, 60 are from fundamental Of Accounts and 40 from Mercantile Law. Each right answer carries 1 mark each and for every wrong answer ¼ mark gets deducted.

Session II

Session II contains 50 questions from General Economics and 50 from Quantitative Aptitude out of the total of 100 questions.

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