CA CPT 2023 (June Exam) Dates, Application Form, Fees Details

CA CPT 2023 (June Exam) Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Cut-off

Chartered Accountant – Common Proficiency Test (CA CPT) is an entry-level examination that is organized at the national level and is conducted twice in a year (June & December) by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for candidates who wants to opt for Chartered Accountancy as a profession. CA CPT will be conducted in the month of June and December every year. For the June exam, the application forms are available from the month of April. Candidates who qualify the test will be shortlisted for the Chartered Accountancy Proficiency program.

CA CPT 2021

Check here – How to prepare for CA CPT 

CA CPT 2023 Important Dates

Notification Last week of January 2023.
Last date of registration 1st week of April 2023
The application begins 1st week of April 2023
Last date of application Last week of April 2023
Application correction window I May 2023
Application correction window II May/ June 2023
CA CPT Admit card Last week of May 2023
CA CPT 2020 exam date June 2023
Result announcement July 2023

CA CPT 2023 (June) Registration

  • CA CPT Application form will be available in the 1st week of April 2023 through online mode.
  • Candidates who had registered first with ICAI on or before April 2023 in order to apply online.
  • Candidates could apply before the due dates as the application form will not be accepted after due dates.

Application fee

  • The application fee will be different for a different category.
  • The mode of payment would be (Master/Visa), DR/CR Card.
Category Application fee (without late fee charges) Late fee charges)
For exam centers in India only INR 1000 INR 600
For exam centers in Kathmandu (Nepal) INR 1700 INR 600
For exam centers in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, and Muscat $ 300 $ 10

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must pass the 12th level qualifying examination from a recognized board of education or equivalent examination.
  • And, must be registered with ICAI before the closing date for the June examination.
  • Candidates who have completed the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees with the commerce stream with a score of at least 55% marks.
  • Those holding bachelor’s or master’s degrees in any other stream than commerce must obtain at least 60% marks in aggregate of all subjects.
  • Those holding UG/PG degrees from Open University were also exempted from appearing in CA CPT.

Exam Pattern

  • Only objective-type questions will be asked which carries 200 marks.
  • There will be negative marking i.e. ¼ of marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • CA CPT Exam Pattern is divided into 4 sections.
  • The schedule for the CA CPT Exam pattern is mentioned below.
Modalities of CA CPT Details
Exam Mode Pencil Paper Based
Test Medium English or Hindi
Shift Sections Marks Timings
The first session of CA CPT Sec A – Fundamentals of Accounting 40  (two hours)
Sec B – Mercantile Laws 60
The second session of CA CPT Sec C – General Economics 50 (two hours)
Sec D – Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total 4 sections 200 4 hours


  • The syllabus of CA CPT will be released by ICAI.
  • The schedule regarding the complete syllabus of CA CPT 2023 is given below:
Sections of CA CPT Syllabus
Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Introduction to Company Accounts
  • Accounting Process
  • Partnership Accounts
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement
  • Depreciation accounting
  • Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors
  • Theoretical Framework
  • Accounting for Special Transactions
Mercantile Laws
  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872: Summary of Sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of the contract, consideration, other essential elements of a valid contract, performance of the contract and breach of contract.
  • The Indian Partnership Act, 1932: General Nature of Partnership – Rights, and duties of partners – Registration and dissolution of a firm
  • 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
General Economics
  • Micro Economics
  • Introduction to Micro Economics
  • Indian Economy – A Profile
  • Indian Economic Development
  • Theory of Demand and Supply
  • Theory of Production and Cost
  • Economic Reforms in India
  • Price Determination in Different Markets
  • Select Aspects of Indian Economy
  • Money and Banking
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms
  • Equations
  • Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations
  • Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and geometric progressions
  • Inequalities
  • Simple and Compound Interest including annuity – Applications
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Theoretical Distributions
  • Sets, Functions, and Relations
  • Limits and Continuity ─ Intuitive Approach
  • Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus
  • The statistical description of data
  • Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
  • Sampling Theory
  • Index Numbers

CA CPT Admit Card

  • CA CPT Admit Card 2023 will get released generally prior 12-14days of the examination.
  • Admit cards will be issued to the registered candidates only via online mode.
  • Candidates need to enter their Login ID & Password and have to download the admit card via online mode.
  • Admit card contains details regarding the candidate and examination.
  • Most mandatory documents are required for appearing in the examination.

CA CPT Answer Key

Various coaching Institutes released answers but the official answer key will be released by ICAI. The CA CPT answer key 2023 is the set of answers to the questions which is usually asked in the CA CPT 2023 examination. The answer key will lead the candidate to estimate their answers by cross-verify their responses as marked by them in the examination.  Prior declaration of the result, candidates know their results very well. Candidates have to remit the requisite fee for answer sheet verification.

CA CPT Result

ICAI will disclose the result in the month of July via online mode by publishing it on its official site. Candidates can check their results June examination can by login in through their registered account and can download their scorecard too.


Section Sectional cut off for CPT Overall cut off for CPT
Fundamentals of Accounting 30% of 60 marks 50% marks
Mercantile Laws 30% of 40 marks
General Economies 30% of 50 marks
Quantitative Aptitude

30% of 50 marks

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25 thoughts on “CA CPT 2023 (June Exam) Dates, Application Form, Fees Details”

  1. I am studying in Grade 12 (commerce stream) now. I am thinking of taking up the exam in June 2019. Should I apply for the registeration now I.e., April 2018 or can I apply for it in next year ?
    Thank you.

    • For taking up the exam, you need to register with the Institute first. However, CA CPT registrations are closed last year itself. anyone registering now will have to appear for CA foundation and are not eligible to appear for CPT

    • Yes you are also apply for Cpt Aprail exam Amit and Devanshi and other query please contact me my email ok thanks

  2. Sir, I am studying in 11th (commerce stream)please tell me which is the best book of preparation for cpt examination. Please reply me sir.

  3. Sir , I m a student of a CBSE School & in our school we don’t have maths as an option , so what can we do sir & I study in 12th Commerce presently & it has been 3 months , so can I learn maths to appear for CPT in the remaining time , & be so eligible for clearing CPT ?

    Please answer me sir , I want guidelines sir ….
    Thank you

  4. I had passed 12th by commerce this year i think for cpt exam of 2019…
    I have scored 49%in 12th can I apply for the cpt course

  5. Sir i have registered myself on 30 july 2018 for june 2019 attempt then i have to register myself again in april 2019

  6. sir i am scored 53.44% shall i written CA Inter and also graduate PGDCA scored 69% Shall i write direct CA inter..



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