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Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) announces Common Proficiency Test - CA CPT 2020 May Exam

CA CPT 2020 May - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has declared the examination dates for Common Proficiency Test (CPT) May 2020. Interested candidates can go through the following article for the detailed information regarding CA Foundation exam.

CA CPT 2020 Notification

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the exam conducting authority has released the online notification of CA CPT May 2020 Session. ICAI will conduct CA CPT 2020 Exam for May Session on May 2020, in two sessions - morning from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM, and afternoon session from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM.

CA Foundation exam date 03rd, 07, 09, 11 and 14 Aug 2020

CA CPT 2020 Important Dates

Particulars

Dates

CA Foundation 2020

May 2020

Nov 2020

Last Date for Registration

31 Dec 2019

To be notified

Availability of CA Foundation Exam Form

05 Feb 2020

Available!

Last date to fill CA Foundation application form

26 Feb 2020

30 Jun 2020

Last date to submit application form with late fee

04 Mar 2020

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Last date for receipt of print out of  duly filled up online examination application form

09 Mar 2020

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Correct window opens

07-13 Mar 2020

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Correction window reopens

To be announced

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Issuance of admit card

To be notified

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CA Foundation exam date

07, 09, 11 & 14 Aug 2020

 

Declaration of CA Foundation result

To be announced

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Eligibility Criteria CA CPT 2020

  • A candidate has to fulfil the eligibility criteria of CA Foundation course in order to appear for CA Foundation 2020 Exam. The criteria is mentioned in the section below.
  • Candidates must have passed class 12th examination from a recognized board to be eligible for CA Foundation 2020 Exam.
  • Candidates must have registered for the CA Foundation course with the Board of Studies (Bos) before the last day of registration, or converted to Foundation Course with the Board of Studies of ICAI.

Exemption from Appearing in CPT

  • Candidates who are graduate or postgraduate in Commerce having secured in aggregate a minimum of 55% of total marks or its equivalent grade in the exam conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) with certain subjects or;
  • Graduates or Postgraduates other than those falling under the Commerce stream mentioned above having secured in aggregate a minimum of 60% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the exam conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) are exempted from passing CPT.

CA CPT 2020 May Application Process

  • The application form for CA Foundation May 2020 exam has been released online at icaiexam.icai.org
  • No offline application form is released for the candidates. It can be accessed by those who have successfully registered with BOS before the cut off date.
  • In the examination form, candidates need to provide their basic information, select the test center, and pay the required amount of application fee.

To clear the CA Foundation candidates have to go through 5 steps

1st Step

Pass 10+2 and then register with the Board of Studies (BOS). Do registration by December 31 for CA Foundation May Session and by June 30 for the November session.

2nd Step

Finish the four-month study period for CA Foundation

3rd Step

Apply for CA Foundation as per the schedule.

4th Step

Appear for Foundation examination in November/ May.

5th Step

Qualify Foundation Course and then register for the Intermediate Course

CA CPT 2020 Registration Fees

Test Center

Application Fee

For Indian Center

Rs. 1500

For Overseas Centre(s) - Excluding Kathmandu Centre

US$ 325

For Kathmandu (Nepal) Centre

INR 2200

Late fee charges for Centres in India and Kathmandu

Rs. 600

Late fee charges for Overseas Centres

US$ 10

Mode of Payment

Candidates need to pay the above-given amount of application fee by either of the following modes:

a)

Credit card

b)

Debit card

c)

Net banking

d)

BHIM UPI

e)

Rupay Card

Such candidates who have not been issued a Permanent Concession Card can apply for the same procedure in this regard, and it is available at https://icai.org/ in the Students -> Exam section.

CA CPT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates who are preparing for the CA Foundation must ensure that they know the exam pattern for the test. Check the complete exam pattern for CA Foundation below.

Mode of the Exam

It is a pen-paper based test.

Duration

The exam is of 03 hours duration for Paper 1 & 2 and 02 hours duration for Paper 3 & 4.

Language

Candidates have the option to write answers in either English or Hindi language.

Total Marks

The exam is of a total of 400 marks.

Marking

There is no negative marking for incorrect answers marked in Paper 1 and 2. Whereas, for incorrect options marked in Paper 2 and 3, 1/3 marks are deducted.

Type of Questions

Paper 1 & 2 - Subjective/ Long Answer Questions
Paper 3 & 4 - Multiple Choice Questions

Medium of Exam

English or Hindi
(Note that, Section B of Paper 2, i.e., Business Correspondence and Reporting will be conducted in English Medium only)

Mode of Exam

Offline

CA Foundation Papers

CA Foundation exam consists of four papers. The papers of the exam are listed below:

Papers

Sections

Paper 1

Principles And Practice Of Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 2

Business Laws And Business Correspondence
a) Business Laws (60 Marks)
b) Business Correspondence And Reporting (40 Marks)

Paper 3

Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning And Statistics
a) Business Mathematics (40 Marks)
b) Logical Reasoning(20 Marks)
c) Statistics (40 Marks)

Paper 4

Business Economics And Business & Commercial Knowledge
a) Business Economics (60 Marks)
b) Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

Exam Timings of CA CPT 2020

The exam timings for CA CPT Foundation 2020 exam is as follows:

Name of the paper

Exam timings

Paper 1

02.00 PM to 05.00 PM

Paper 2

02.00 PM to 05.00 PM

Paper 3

02.00 PM to 04.00 PM

Paper 4

02.00 PM to 04.00 PM

CA CPT 2020 Exam Centers

ICAI Is going to conduct CA Foundation May 2020 exam in 207 test cities spread across India and at 05 (Five) overseas examination centres. Check the list of test cities from the table below.

Agra

Ahmedabad

Ahmednagar

Ajmer

Akola

Alappuzha

Aligarh

Allahabad

Alwar

Ambala

Amravati

Amritsar

Anand

Anantapur

Asansol

Aurangabad

Badlapur

Banswara

Bareilly

Bathinda

Beawar

Belgaum

Bellary

Bengaluru

Berhampore

Bhagalpur

Bharatpur

Bharuch

Bhavnagar

Bhilwara

Bhiwandi

Bhiwani

Bhopal

Bhubaneswar

Bhuj

Bikaner

Bilaspur

Bundi

Burhanpur

Chandigarh

Chandrapur

Chennai

Chhindwara

Chittorgarh

Churu

Coimbatore

Cuttack

Dehradun

Delhi

Dhanbad

Dhule

Durg

Durgapur

Eluru

Ernakulam

Erode

Faridabad

Fatehabad

Firozabad

Gandhidham

Gandhinagar

Ghaziabad

Gondia

Gorakhpur

Guntur

Gurgaon

Guwahati

Gwalior

Haldwani

Haridwar

HIsar

Hubli

Hyderabad

Ichalkaranji

Indore

Jabalpur

Jaipur

Jalandhar

Jalgaon

Jalna

Jammu

Jamnagar

Jamshedpur

Jhansi

Jhunjhunu

Jodhpur

Junagadh

Kaithal

Kakinada

Kannur

Kanpur

Karimnagar

Karnal

Kishangarh

Kolhapur

Kolkata

Kollam

Kota

Kottayam

Kozhikode

Kumbakonam

Kurnool

Latur

Lucknow

Ludhiana

Madurai

Malappuram

Mandsaur

Mangalore

Mapusa (Goa)

Margao (Goa)

Mathura

Meerut

Moradabad

Mumbai

Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarpur

Mysore

Nagpur

Nanded

Nashik

Navi Mumbai

Navsari

Neemuch

Nellore

Nizamabad

Noida

Ongole

Palakkad

Palghar

Parbhani

Pali Marwar

Panipat

Panvel

Patiala

Patna

Pune

Pimprl Chinchwad

Pondicherry

Raipur

Rajamahendravaram

Rajkot

Ranchi

Ratlam

Ratnagiri

Rewa

Rewari

Rohtal

Rourkela

Saharanpur

Salem

Sambalpur

Sangil

Sangrur

Satara

Satna

Shimla

Shimoga

Sikar

Siliguri

Sirohi

Sirsa

Sivakasi

Solapur

Sonepat

Sri Ganganagar

Srinagar

Surat

Surendranagar

Thane

Thiruvananthapuram

Thrissur

Tinsukia

Tiruchirapalli

Tirunelveli

Tirupati

Tirupur

Tuticorin

Udaipur

Udupi

Ujjain

Vadodara

Vapu

Varanasi

Vasai

Vellore

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

Warangal

Yamuna Nagar

Yavatmal

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Overseas Exam center

Abu Dhabi

Doha

Dubai

Kathmandu

Muscat

 

CA CPT 2020 Syllabus

CA Foundation 2020 consists of 4 Papers. Click Here for Complete CA Fondation 2020 Syllabus.

Paper - 1

Principles & Practice of Accounting

a)

Theoretical Framework

b)

Accounting Process

c)

Bank Reconciliation Statement

d)

Inventories

e)

Introduction to Company Accounts

Paper - 2

Business Laws & Business Correspondence & Reporting

a)

Communication

b)

Sentence Types and Word Power

c)

Vocabulary Root Words, Synonyms, Antonyms, Prefixes, Suffixes), Phrasal verbs Collocations and Idioms

Paper -3

Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning & Statistics

a)

Business Mathematics

b)

Time value of Money

c)

Logical Reasoning

d)

Statistics

e)

Theoretical Distributions

Paper - 4

Business Economics & Business & Commercial Knowledge Business Economics

a)

Introduction to Business Economics

b)

Business and Commercial Knowledge

c)

Government Policies for Business Growth

d)

Common Business Terminologies

CA CPT 2020 Admit Card

a)

CA Foundation 2020 admit card shall be available for download online at icaiexam.icai.org or through the direct link on this page. To download admit cards, candidates require their login id and password.

b)

Along with the print out of the CA Foundation Admit Card, you will also have to carry a valid ID proof on the day of the test

c)

No candidates shall be allowed to appear for the exam, if not carrying CA Foundation Admit Card 2020.

CA CPT 2020 Result

a)

The CA Foundation 2020 result shall be announced in online mode only. Candidates will have to enter their roll number and registration number or PIN for downloading the CA Foundation 2020 result.

b)

Candidates will also get the option to check their CA Foundation result via SMS and mail. The CA Foundation 2020 result will contain the candidate’s paper-wise and overall score, and the passing status.

c)

CA Foundation 2020 result is declared, the ICAI shall also publish the Merit list. The candidates can check the merit list of the top 50th ranks of candidates through online mode only.

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website