On 20th January 2015, ICAI has announced exam dates for CPT and CA final. CPT exams will be conducted across India in June 2015. As per the announcement of ICAI, the Common Proficiency Test or CPT will be held on Sunday, 14th June, 2015 in two sessions across India in 164 locations provided that sufficient number of candidates offer themselves to appear from each center.
In addition to domestic centers, ICAI will also conduct CPT exam in three centers overseas i.e. ABU DHABI, DUBAI and KATHMANDU.
Applications for admission to Common Proficiency Test or CPT is required to be made in the relevant prescribed form as contained in the Information Brochure, which may be obtained from the Deputy Secretary (Examinations), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan,Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi – 110002 on payment of Rs 1500/- (Rs 500/- towards examination fee and Rs 1000/- towards cost of application form and Information brochure) per application form.
The Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test or CPT 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 7th April, 2015.
The fee for candidates opting for Abu Dhabi and Dubai, centres will be US $170 (US $ 150 towards examination fee and US $ 20 towards cost of application form and information brochure) or its equivalent Indian Currency.The fee for the candidates opting for Kathmandu centre are required to remit INR.1850/-(INR 850/- towards examination fee and INR 1000/- towards the cost of application form and information brochure) or its equivalent foreign Currency.
CPT Exam Time Tables – 14th June 2015, Sunday
First Session (i.e.Morning Session)
|Timing||10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (IST)|
|Section A – Fundamentals of Accounting|
|Section B – Mercantile Laws|
Second Session (i.e. Afternoon Session)
|Timing||2 PM to 4 PM (IST)|
|Section C – General Economics|
|Section D – Quantitative Aptitude|
Acceptance of CPT exam application form – Last date for submission
Common Proficiency Test application forms duly filled in may be sent so as to reach the Deputy Secretary (Examinations) at New Delhi not later than 28th April, 2015. Applications received after 28th April, 2015 shall not be entertained under any circumstances.
Applications duly filled in will be received by hand delivery at the office of Institute at New Delhi and at the Decentralized Offices of the Institute at Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kanpur, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Ernakulam, Hyderabad,Indore, Jaipur, Nagpur, Pune, Surat, Thane and Vadodara upto 28th April, 2015.
Candidates residing in these cities are advised to take advantage of this facility. It may be noted that there is no provision for acceptance of application forms after 28th April, 2015 with late fee.
ICAI has also introduced online filing of CPT exam application form. The candidates who fill up the examination application form online at ICAI exam from 7th April, 2015 (10.00 hrs) to 28th April, 2015 (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).
The aforesaid Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is open only to students registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the Common Proficiency Course on or before 1st April, 2015 and fulfill the requisite eligibility conditions.
CPT Exam Centers across India