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ICAI Announces CA-CPT Dec 17 Schedule

By Madhurima Sarkar |
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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has released the examination schedule of the CA Common Proficiency Test (CA-CPT). Clearing this test is the first step for CA aspirants. But any route to success is not easy.

So, if you’re a chartered accountant aspirant planning to answer CA-CPT in December 2017, you will find more valuable information related to CA-CPT and tips and tricks to successfully clear CA-CPT at CA-CPT Dec 2017: 5 tips to make preparation easy!

Application process:-

- CA-CPT application forms will be available online from 4 October 2017 to 25 October 2017.

- Only those who have registered with ICAI can submit the form. (Note: Students who plan to answer the CA-CPT December 2017 exams were supposed to register for the CPT Course by 30 June 2017.

- To apply for appearing in CA CPT Examination, students need to click the link provided on http://icaiexam.icai.org  and enter the required information. 

- After the information is filled and submitted, the CA-CPT 2017 application form will be displayed on the screen.

- At the end, you have to pay the application fee of Rs 1000.

- A late fee of Rs 600 will have to be paid after 25 October 2017.

Exam pattern:

CA-CPT is an objective type multiple choice questions based examination divided into 4 sections. A candidate must secure 30% marks in each section and 50% marks in aggregate in all the four sections to pass this test. There are negative marks for a wrong answer. Every incorrect answer carries a 0.25 negative mark. So, please be careful before attempting an unknown answer. 

This table will help students understand the paper pattern and subject-wise weightage of marks.

CA CPT Subejctwise Marks Weightage

Exam date:

The test will be held on 17 December 2017 in two sessions.

CA CPT Exam Session

Exam centres:

CA-CPT will be conducted in the following 191 centers across India:

CA CPT Exam Centre

All CA CPT Exam Centre

CA-CPT will be conducted at five overseas centres in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu and Muscat. 

Remember smart preparation is key to score high marks in this test. An online platform for studying has given tech-savvy students an added preparation tool. You may find numerous e-learning portals, but for courses like CA, you must select the best online resource. 

CAprep18 is one such educational portal for students who aspire to become a CA. You can also stay updated with the latest announcements by ICAI and find suitable resources on this website dedicated to preparing you to clear your CA exams and helping you to become a CA.

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