CA - CPT is an objective test with 1/4th negative mark for a wrong answer. A student has to attempt two sets of paper.
A. Section A: Fundamentals of Accountancy (60 Marks)
It consist of introduction to accounting, Accounting principles & standards, Bank Reconciliation Statements, Consignment & Joint ventures, The Partnership accounts and Company accounts.
B. Section B Mercantile Law (40 Marks)
It covers the entire mercantile law i.e. The Contract act, The Sale of goods act, and The Partnership Act.
C. Section C: General Economics (50 Marks)
It is a mix of micro and macro economics covering introduction to micro economics, theory of demand & supply, production & cost, price determination in different markets, profile and aspects of Indian economy, economic reforms in India and Money & banking.
D. Section D: Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks)
It is a blend of Mathematics and Statistics including ratio & proportion, differentiation, integration, AP GP, sets, functions and relation, correlation, regression, index numbers, probability, theoretical distribution and sampling.
Last date for submission of forms
For Exams held in June every year: 31st March
For Exams held in December every year: 30th September