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    suthancool
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    Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    sir/madam, current year itself i completed my B.COM. so can i apply for CPT exam now..? and what should i do for it..? sent me detail.............

    suthan.nns@gmail.com

    thanking u......!





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    jaishri
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Yes, of course you are eligible for the CPT exam The basic eligibility to appear in CPT exam is having the 12th pass certificate.
    In CA there are three stages
    CPT
    IPCC
    FINAL

    If you want to join CPT exam you have to apply in the prescribed application form available inthe prospectus - A Simplified Entry to the Chartered Accountancy Course. The application can be obtained from any of the following offices of the Institute:

    You can obtain further details from the following addresses

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
    ICAI BHAWAN,Post Box No.36,
    C-1, Sector-1, NOIDA-201301,
    Distt: Gautam Budhnagar (U.P.)
    Ph: 0120 3989398, Fax 0120 3054842
    Email bosnoida@icai.org

    Chandigarh Branch of the Northern India Regional Council
    of the ICAI, S.C.O. - 6, Ist Floor, Sector - 17-E
    CHANDIGARH -160 017
    Ph: 0172 2711177, Fax:0172 2727699
    Email:chandigarh@icai.org

    Western India Regional Council of the ICAI
    ICAI, BHAWAN,
    “Anveshak”
    27 Cuffe Parade,
    Colaba
    Post Box No. 6081, Mumbai – 400 005
    Phone: 022-39893989, Fax: 022-39802953
    E-mail: wro@icai.org

    Coimbatore Branch of the Southern India Regional Council of the ICAI,
    M.M.S Memorial Building,
    8, Diwan BahadurRoad,
    R.S. Puram,
    COIMBATORE - 641 002
    Ph: 0422 2552872, Fax: 0422 2547764
    Email:coimbatore@icai.org

    Southern India Regional Council of the ICAI
    ICAI, BHAWAN,
    122, M.G. Road,
    Post Box No.3314
    Nungambakkam,
    Chennai – 600 034
    Phone: 044-39893989, Fax: 044-30210355
    E-mail: sro@icai.org.
    All the best.




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    lakshmi M
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    CPT stands for common proficiency test.
    It is an entry test for charted accountancy.

    Eligibility for CPT:

    -You have to pass 10+2 exam or its equivalent from any recognized board.
    -The candidates who have passes B.Com,M.com,ICWA,CS and MBA at the first attempt are also eligible to apply.
    -The candidates who are appeared or appearing in final year qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

    This CPT contain 4 subjects.They are
    -Mercantile laws
    -General economics
    -Accounting
    -Aptitude
    This test is of 200 marks.
    It can divided into 2 sessions.
    -Paper pencil mode
    -Online registration mode

    Paper pencil mode of examination is conducted in morning session and evening session with each carrying 2 parts.
    -For Online register mode,the students who have to fill the an examination form online and then this examination is held at various centers across India.
    -The entrance test consist of objective type questions.
    -The medium of all the questions and instructions is English.
    -These test have the negative marking,one fourth mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

    You are eligible for CPT exam.
    Good luck.

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    Hungers
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Hello friend,
    . The minimum eligibility for registering into the CA-CPT is--a candidate must passed 12th that is higher secondary from any authorized institutes or equivalent.
    The candidate who passed 12th will be registered into the foundation courses and the candidate who passed graduation will be directly registered into the intermediate of the CA-CPT.

    So you are eligible now
    Good luck!!!!!

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    Dravid6
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Ya you are eligible for common proficiency test(cpt). It is entrance exam of charted accountant. The minimum educational qualification is 12th in any stream. All the best

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    Just Guesss?
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Hello friend !!!

    CPT also called as CA CPT .

    CA CPT -- Chartered Accountant Common Proficiency Test .

    CA CPT Exam is conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for admitting students to Chartered Accountancy course.
    The test is an entry level exam & this exam is conducted 4 times in a year .

    The Eligibility Criteria for CA CPT Examination is :

    The students must have passed 10+2 examination or its equivalent , from any recognized University .
    Candidates who have passed B.Com, M.Com, LLB, ICWA, CS or MBA at the first attempt are also eligible to apply .
    The candidates who have appeared or appearing in final year of the qualifying examination, are also eligible to apply .

    The exam is conducted in two modes : Paper Pencil Mode of Examination &
    Online Registration Mode of Examination .

    The general examination pattern of CA CPT Exam is :

    Paper Pencil Mode of Examination is conducted in morning session and evening session with each carrying two parts .
    For Online Registration Mode of Examination, the students have to fill an examination form Online and then, this examination is held at various centers across India.

    The entrance test consists of objective type questions.
    The medium of all the questions and instructions is English.
    The question paper follows negative marking scheme, which means one fourth mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

    It is a test of four subjects i.e. Accounting , Mercantile Laws , General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude .
    This test is of 200 marks.

    Date of Examination is :

    Paper Pencil Mode of CPT December 2011 Examination – Sunday, 18th December, 2011 .

    All the Best !!

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    Kanha
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    haiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii,
    you are eligible for the CPT exam, and you can attend the exam in two ways either in online or paper-pencil mode for this you have to send the request letter to the additional secretary , new delhi it may cost rs.600/-
    if you want to attend the exam through online bases you have to download from HTTP:/icaiexam.icai.org.
    exam schedule
    it was conducted 4 times in a year
    it has 2 hours duration for each section it has objective type multiple choice, subjects like accounting, general economics,quantitative aptitude & merchant law.
    prepare well for the exam
    all the best

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    para
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    friend,


    Yes you are eligible for the CA-CPT course and you can apply for the common proficiency test also.

    CPT is an exam conducted for the admission of candidates into the chartered accountancy courses.
    The subjects which are there in common proficiency test are:
    • Accounting
    • Mercantile Laws
    • General Economics
    • Quantitative Aptitude.

    This test is of 200 marks. This test is divided into two sessions of two hours each

    CPT is an objective type test which is held every February, May, August and November.

    Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is open only to those students who are already registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

    You can also check your result on the website http://caresults.nic.in/cpt/cpt.htm by giving 6 digit your roll number

    THE SYLLABUS FOR THE CPT TEST IS:

    Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting (60 Marks)

    1. Theoretical Framework: (i) Meaning and Scope of Accounting, (ii) Accounting Concepts, Principles and Conventions, (iii) Accounting Standard – concepts, objectives, benefits, (iv) Accounting Policies and (v) Accounting as a measurement discipline – valuation principles, accounting estimates.
    2. Accounting Process: Books of Accounts leading to the preparation of Trial Balance, Capital and revenue expenditure, Capital and revenue receipts, Contingent assets and contingent liabilities, Fundamental errors including rectifications thereof.
    3. Bank reconciliation Statement.
    4. Inventories: Basis of inventory valuation and record keeping.
    5. Depreciation Accounting: Methods, computation and accounting treatment of depreciation, Change in depreciation methods.
    6. Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors.
    7. Accounting for Special Transactions: (a) Consignments, (b) Joint Ventures, (c) Bills of exchange and promissory notes, (d) Sale of goods on approval or return basis.
    8. Partnership Accounts: Final accounts of partnership firms – Basic concepts of admission, retirement and death of a partner including treatment of goodwill.
    9. Introduction to Company Accounts: Issue of shares and debentures, forfeiture of shares, re-issue of forfeited shares, redemption of preference shares.

    Section B: Mercantile Law (40 Marks)

    1. The Indian Contract Act, 1872: An overview of Sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of contract, consideration, other essential elements of a valid contract, performance of contract and breach of contract.
    2. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930: Formation of the contract of sale-Conditions and Warranties-Transfer of ownership and delivery of goods-Unpaid seller and his rights.
    3. The Indian Partnership Act, 1932: General Nature of Partnership-Rights and duties of partners-Registration and dissolution of a firm.

    Section C: General Economics (50 Marks)

    (I) Micro Economics
    1. Introduction to Micro Economics: (a) Definition, scope and nature of Economics, (b) Methods of economics study, (c) Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.
    2. Theory of Demand and Supply: (a) Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of Demand-Price, income and cross elasticity, (b) Theory of consumer’s behaviour Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, (c) Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of supply.
    3. Theory of Production and Cost: (a) Meaning and Factors of production, (b) Laws of Production-The Law of Variable proportions and Law of Returns to Scale, (c) Concepts of Costs - Short-run and long-run Costs, Average and Marginal costs, Total, fixed and variable costs.
    4. Price Determination in Different Markets: (a) Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly, (b) Price determination in these markets.

    (II) Indian Economic Development
    5. Indian Economy – A Profile: (a) Nature of the Indian Economy, (b) Role of different sectors – Agriculture, Industry and Services in the development of the Indian Economy, their problems and growth, (c) National Income of India – Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income, Growth of national income and per capita income in various Plans, (d) Basic understanding of tax system of India – Direct and Indirect Taxation.
    6. Select Aspects of Indian Economy: (a) Population – Its size, rate of growth and its implication for growth, (b) Poverty – Absolute and relative poverty and main programs for poverty alleviation, (c) Unemployment – Types, causes and incidence of unemployment, (d) Infrastructure – Energy, Transportation, Communication, Health and Education, (e) Inflation, (f) Budget and Fiscal deficits, (g) Balance of payments, (h) External debts,
    7. Economic Reforms of India: (a) Features of economic reforms since 1991, (b) Liberalisation, Privatisation and Disinvestment, (c) Globalisation.
    8. Money and Banking: (a) Money – Meaning and functions, (b) Commercial Banks – Role and functions, (c) Reserve Bank of India – Role and functions, Monetary policy.

    Section D: Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks)


    1. Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms
    2. Equations: Linear – simultaneous linear equations up to three variables, quadratic and cubic equations in one variable, equations of a straight line, intersection of straight lines, graphical solution to linear equations.
    3. Inequalities: Graphs of inequalities in two variables-common region.
    4. Simple and Compound Interest including annuity-Applications.
    5. Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations.
    6. Sequence and Series-Arithmetic and geometric progressions.
    7. Sets, Functions and Relations.
    8. Limits and Continuity-Intuitive Approach.
    9. Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus (excluding trigonometric functions)
    10. Statistical description of data: (a) Textual, Tabular and Diagrammatic representation of data, (b) Frequency Distribution, (c) Graphical representation of frequency distribution – Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Ogive.
    11. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion: Airthmetic Mean, Median-Partition Values, Mode, Geometric Mean and Harmonic Mean, Standard deviation, Quartile deviation.
    12. Correlation and Regression.
    13. Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation.
    14. Theoretical Distribution: Binomial, Poisson and Normal.
    15. Sampling Theory: Basic Principles of sampling theory, Comparison between sample survey and complete enumeration, Errors in sample survey, Some important terms associated with sampling, Types of sampling, Theory of estimation, Determination of sample size.
    16. Index Numbers.

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    vipul sharma
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Yes definitely you can apply for Common proficiency test(CPT) after compleating your Bcom degree.
    You will have to appear for Common proficiency test which is a admission to charted accountancy course.
    CPT exam is organised twice a year in the month of June and december.After you clear CPT , you are
    eligible for IPCC course. After 9 months from the passing of CPT , you can take the IPCC exam.
    IPCC is also held twice a year in the month of May and November.After you clear the IPCC exams ,
    you then have to pursue a articleship under a Charted accountant to get practical exposure in
    finance and auditing etc. After compleating the articleship you can take the final exam to finally
    become a Charted accountant.

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    KAJU
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Off course,you go with your objective after completing B.Com course.CPT stands for common proficiency test.
    It is an entry test for charted accountancy.You just have to pass 10+2 exam or its equivalent from any recognized board and if you passes B.Com,M.com,ICWA,CS and MBA at the first attempt are also eligible to apply.is organized twice a year in the month of June and December.After you clear CPT , you are eligible for IPCC course. The minimum educational qualification is 12th in any stream. According to me You are eligible for CPT exam and It is entrance exam of charted accountant.After completing this course, you can get lots of opportunities in India and abroad you just go for it.
    Good luck.

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    sailabala
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Yes, of course you are eligible for the CPT exam The basic eligibility to appear in CPT exam is having the 12th pass certificate.
    In CA there are three stages
    CPT
    IPCC
    FINAL

    If you want to join CPT exam you have to apply in the prescribed application form available inthe prospectus - A Simplified Entry to the Chartered Accountancy Course. The application can be obtained from any of the following offices of the Institute:

    You can obtain further details from the following addresses

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
    ICAI BHAWAN,Post Box No.36,
    C-1, Sector-1, NOIDA-201301,
    Distt: Gautam Budhnagar (U.P.)
    Ph: 0120 3989398, Fax 0120 3054842
    Email bosnoida@icai.org

    Chandigarh Branch of the Northern India Regional Council

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    ch.manoj
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    Re: Can I apply for CPT Exam now after completing B.Com course? What should I do for it?

    Yes, of course you are eligible for the CPT exam The basic eligibility to appear in CPT exam is having the 12th pass certificate.
    In CA there are three stages
    CPT
    IPCC
    FINAL

    If you want to join CPT exam you have to apply in the prescribed application form available inthe prospectus - A Simplified Entry to the Chartered Accountancy Course. The application can be obtained from any of the following offices of the Institute:

    You can obtain further details from the following addresses

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
    ICAI BHAWAN,Post Box No.36,
    C-1, Sector-1, NOIDA-201301,
    Distt: Gautam Budhnagar (U.P.)
    Ph: 0120 3989398, Fax 0120 3054842
    Email bosnoida@icai.org

    Chandigarh Branch of the Northern India Regional Council

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