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CACPT 2016 Exam Notification

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is pleased to notify that the Common Proficiency Test will be held on Sunday, 19th June, 2016 in two sessions as below:

First Session
(i.e. Morning Session)

Section - A Fundamentals of Accounting (60 marks)
Section - B Mercantile Laws (40 marks)

10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST)

Second Session
(i.e. Afternoon Session)

Section - C General Economics (50 marks)
Section - D Quantitative Aptitude (50 marks)

2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (IST)

*The qualifying mark is 50%. A student has to remember that CPT is a paper based objective type test. The candidates will be allowed to opt for Hindi medium question paper booklet

 There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for selecting wrong option.

 The online registration of application begins from 5th April 2016 ends on 26th April 2016.

Important Dates

Closing Date for Registration

26th April 2016

Payment of fees online

5th  April  2016 to 26th April 2016

Payment of fees offline

5th  April 2016 to 26th  April 2016

Date of written examination

19th June 2016


  • Educational Qualification

Students who wish to pursue Chartered Accountancy Course can register for the Common Proficiency Course (CPC) after passing 10th examination and can appear in the CPT either on appearing or passing 10+2 examination.

How to apply

  • Only those candidates who are registered with ICAI for Common Proficiency Course on or before 1st April 2016 are eligible to apply for CACPT exam of June 2016.
  • CPT fee for on-line application is Rs. 500/- and CPT fees for offline application is Rs. 1500/- (Rs 1000/- is cost of application form and information brochure and Rs 500/- is the examination fee).
  • Candidates can apply online as well as offline.
  • The candidates who fill up the examination application form online at from 5th April, 2016 (10.00 hrs) to 26th April, 2016 (17.30 hrs) and remit the fee online by using either VISA or MASTER Credit/ Debit Card shall not be charged Rs. 1000/- (i.e. cost of application form fee)
  • Common Proficiency Test application forms duly filled in may be sent to reach the Deputy Secretary (Examinations) at New Delhi not later than 26th April, 2016
  • The Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form will also be available in the Regional and Branch Offices of the Institute and can be obtained there from on cash payment on or from 5th April, 2016.
  • It may be noted that there is no provision for acceptance of application forms after 26th April, 2016 with late fee.

Application fee and Examination fee: ` 1500/- (` 500/- towards examination fee and ` 1000/- towards cost of application form and Information brochure) per application form.

*Since the cost of Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form includes the examination fee, no separate fee is required to be remitted at the time of submitting the filled in application form.

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CACPT 2016 Exam Notification
CACPT 2016 Exam Notification - By : | Date Published : 29-03-2016 | Category : CA_CS |
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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is pleased to notify that the