CA CPT / CA Foundation December 2018 Online Registration

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has announced the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) which was supposed to be to be held in December. CA CPT / CA foundation is an entry test for pursuing the CA course. The exam is conducted twice a year at many test centers in India and overseas.

This year the CA CPT / CA Foundation examination will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 196 Examination Centers in India and 5 centers overseas (Abu Dhabhi, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, and Muscat).

Important Dates

Events Dates
Starting Date of online registration 4-10-2018
Last Date of online registration 25-10-2018 (without late fee) and upto 1-11-2018 (with late fee of Rs. 600/- for Indian and Kathmandu Centers and $10 for foreign centers)
Admit Card Download 1-12-2018 (tentative)
Examination Date 16-12-2018
Examination Result 16-01-2019 (tentative)

Application Fee

  • Centers in India – Rs. 1000/-
  • Centers in Kathmandu – Rs. 1700/-
  • Centers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha & Muscat – $300/-

The exam fee is required to be submitted online by using either VISA or Master Credit card / Debit card / Rupay card / Net banking.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply online through official website of ICAI at

Mode of Selection

Selection will be made through Written Examination in two Sessions:

Session Subject Time Duration
Morning Session
  • Section A – Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Section B – Mercantile Law
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM 2 hrs.
Afternoon Session
  • Section C – General Economics
  • Section D- Quantitative Aptitude
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2 hrs.

Question Paper Booklet Language

Common Proficiency Test is an Objective type multiple choice question based examination. Candidates are allowed to opt for English / Hindi medium Question paper booklet for answering the questions.

* Candidates are requested to read thoroughly the detailed notification available at official website of ICAI before applying online for the examination.

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