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CPT 2013 Registration | Online Forms | Fees | Syllabus |

CPT is the gateway to CA Course

CPT 2013 Registration Requirements

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

However Graduates are Exempt From CPT exams and can directly register for IPCC .

Dates for Registration

Students are required to register for CA Course upto 2nd April 2013 at ICAI. Students registered before 2nd April 2013 eligible to give exam and sit  for June 2013 Exam .


Examination form and Registration forms are available at local ICAI Offices . They can be filled and submitted there along with fees Rs1,000

Candidates can fill up the examination application form online at http://icaiexam.icai.org from 3rd April, 2013 (10.00 hrs) to 24th April, 2013 (17.30 hrs) and pay the fee online by using either VISA or MASTER Credit/ Debit Card . Fees in this case will be Rs 500


Validity of CPT registration

Registration for CPT course shall be valid for 3 years. However it can be extended for another 3 years by paying revalidation fees.

Last date for Examination Form (Both Online and offline)

Last date is 24th April, 2013. Applications received after 24th April, 2013 shall not be entertained under any circumstances. 

Date and Time of Examination:

June 2013 Exam will be held on Sunday, 16th June, 2013

Passing Criteria:

“A candidate for the Common Proficiency Test shall ordinarily be declared to have passed the test if he obtains at one sitting a minimum of thirty per cent marks in each section and a minimum of fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all the sections, subject to the principle of negative marking, in such manner as may be determined by the Council, from time to time.”

Negative Marking:  ¼ (one fourth) mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer

multiple darkened circles for a question will also be treated as wrong answer.

CPT pass criteria



Pass with Distinction

Candidates securing a minimum 70% marks will be declared “Pass with Distinction” and such remarks will be indicated in the Result card itself. No separate pass certificate will be issued.

Rank Certificate

Candidates securing a minimum of 60 percent marks upto 10th Rank will be issued ‘Rank Certificate’ within 4 weeks of the declaration of result provided a minimum of 2,500 candidates appear in the CPT held on a particular day.


1. Accountins

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.

2.  Mercantile Law

The Indian Contract Act 1872, The Sale of Goods Act, 1930 and the India Partnership Act, 1932.

3. Economics

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.

4. Quantitative Aptitude

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.

 By Paramjit Singh

6 Responses to CPT 2013 Registration | Online Forms | Fees | Syllabus |

  1. M 1st yer ki studn ho ba ki m ca ka corus karna chati ho “

  2. M arits said ki studn ho m ca ka cours karna chahti ho pls m ye corus kar sakti ho ya nahe “this yer a i m 1st yer studn “”

  3. M arits said ki studn ho m ca ka cours karna chahti ho pls m ye corus kar sakti ho ya nahe “

  4. Vrey nice exam interets

  5. I am an average student.I got 60 % marks in bba.But i am ready to work hard.So can i go for ca ??

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