Candidates who wish to appear for CA CPT must ensure to check the eligibility criteria, important dates, and timings of the exam before applying.
Candidates who want to appear for CA CPT 2017 examination must register before 4th October 2017, and apply before the registration ends that is on 29th October 2017.
Applicants who have completed the 10+2 examination or its equivalent qualification can appear for CPT and register for the professional course.
There is no age limit to be eligible for CPT.
Students who are already registered for the professional course with ICAI are eligible to appear for CPT.
Commerce graduates with 55% and other graduates with 60% can directly appear for IPCC.
Candidates who have completed their bachelor's degree in an Open University are also exempted from writing the CA CPT entrance exam.
Qualifying Marks for the Common Proficiency Course:
As per terms and conditions of the Council, The decision is taken on 317th meeting in pursuance of Notification No.I-CA(7) dated 1st August 2012. And made effective from CPT held in December 2013 Onwards, The requirement of passing the Common Proficiency Test is as follows:
The candidate must score a minimum of 50% of marks in CPT 2017 exam, which is the overall average marks he/ she has to score that is nothing but a minimum of 30% marks in each section.
Reservation for CPT 2017 Exam:
There is no Reservation scheme announced from the authority, hence all the candidates are treated the same to apply for CPT exam, either he/ She is in General/ SC/ ST/ OBC category.
Overview of Eligibility Criteria:
10+2 examination or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university or board.
Domicile / Reservation
Bachelor's degree; Commerce graduates with 55%; Other graduates with 60%.