Free Online Exam Form, Fee and Schedule for CA CPT Dec, 2013

The next Chartered Accountancy (CA) Common Proficiency Test examination will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2013 in two sessions at 149 exam centres.

CA CPT Exam Schedule
The Board of Studies (BoS) has prepared CPT Mock Test Papers (MTP) for CPT students to evaluate their preparation for the main examination to be held on 15th December, 2013.

Therefore, all CA CPT students may contact the respective Regional Councils/Branch(es) to ascertain the exact date(s) and venue for CPT Mock Tests.

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has notified that the next Chartered Accountancy (CA) Common Proficiency Test (CPT) examination will be held on Sunday, 15th December, 2013 in two sessions at 149 examination centres (Cities in India) and 5 overseas centres.

The entrance exam of Chartered Accountancy Course is commonly known as Common Proficiency Test. This test is based on objective type multiple choice questions and you may opt for Hindi medium Question Paper Booklet for answering the questions.

To be declared as passed in CA CPT Dec, 2013 examination, you will have to secure at one sitting a minimum of 30% marks in each section and a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of all the sections.

This Common Proficiency Test will be conducted as per provisions of Regulation 25 D (3) of the CA Regulations, 1988 and the syllabus as published in the pages 291-293 of the Journal ‘The Chartered Accountant’ August 2006 issue and pages 12-13 of Chartered Accountants Students’ Newsletter August 2006 issue.

Free Online CPT Exam Form:

You may fill up the CPT examination application form online at and also remit the fee online by using either VISA or MASTER Credit Card/ Debit Card.

Following are the important dates for CA CPT Dec, 2013 Examination:

i) Commencement of Online filling of CPT Exam Form: 7th October, 2013 (10.00 hrs)
ii) Last date for acceptance of application forms: 28th October, 2013 (17.30 hrs)
iii) Date of declaration of result: Around one month from the date of examination i.e. probably third week of January, 2014.

Therefore, you have to create your account on or before 28th October, 2013 upto 5.30 P.M. (IST) for filling of CPT Examination application form Online.

NOTE: In order to popularize filling-in of application form online, the cost of application form fee i.e. Rs. 500 will not be charged by CA institute from all those students who fill up the examination application form and remit the fee online.

Physical CPT Examination Application Form:

You may also made an application for admission CA CPT in the relevant prescribed form as contained in the Information Brochure, which may be obtained from:

The Additional Secretary (Examinations),
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,
ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg,
New Delhi – 110002.

Total fee (Rs. 1,000) to be paid:

Rs. 500/- towards examination fee; and
Rs. 500/- towards cost of application form and Information brochure.

A) Overseas Centres Candidates:

The fee for candidates opting for Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Bahrain centres will be US $160 or its equivalent Indian Currency.

US$ 150 towards examination fee; and
US$ 10 towards cost of application form and information brochure.

However, the fee for the candidates opting for Kathmandu centre are required to remit Rs. 1,350/- (Rs. 850/- towards examination fee and Rs. 500/- towards the cost of application form and information brochure) or its equivalent foreign Currency.

No separate fee required: You would not be required to pay any extra fee at the time of submitting the filled in application form for CA CPT Dec, 2013 examination. This is because the cost of Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form also includes the examination fee.

B) Regional and Branch Offices:

You may also get the Information brochure containing CPT application form on cash payment of Rs. 1,000 at any Regional and Branch Offices of the CA Institute from 7th October to 28th October, 2013.

Examination Schedule for CA CPT Dec, 2013
First Session
(i.e. Morning Session)
Second Session
(i.e. Afternoon Session)
10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST)
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (IST)
Section – A: Fundamentals of Accounting
Section – B: Mercantile Laws
Section – C: General Economics
Section – D: Quantitative Aptitude

Last date for form submission: You should send the CA CPT Application forms well in time so as to reach the Additional Secretary (Examinations) at New Delhi not later than 28th October, 2013. CA Institute has also clarified that there is no provision for acceptance of application forms after October 28, 2013 with late fee. Thus, all applications received after 28th Oct, 2013 shall not be entertained under any circumstances.

NOTE: Applications duly filled in will be received by hand delivery at the offices of Institute at New Delhi and at the Decentralised Offices of the Institute at Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kanpur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Pune upto 28th October, 2013.