The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
NOTIFICATION, 4th July, 2012
No.13-CA (EXAM)/CPT/ December/2012: In pursuance of Regulation 22 of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988, the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is pleased to notify that the Common Proficiency Test (Paper- Pencil Mode) will be held on Sunday, 16th December, 2012 in two sessions as below, at the following centres provided that sufficient number of candidates offer themselves to appear from each centre.
[This Common Proficiency Test will be conducted as per provisions of Regulation 25 D (3) of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988 and the syllabus as published in the pages 291-293 of the Journal ‘The Chartered Accountant’ August 2006 issue and pages 12-13 of Chartered Accountants Students’ Newsletter August 2006 issue.]
First Session (i.e. Morning Session) 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (IST)
Section – A Fundamentals of Accounting Section – B Mercantile Laws
Second Session (i.e. Afternoon Session) 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (IST)
Section – C General Economics
Section – D Quantitative Aptitude
Overseas Centres :- (1) ABU DHABI (2) DUBAI (3) BAHRAIN (4) DOHA (5) KATHMANDU
The Council reserves the right to withdraw any centre at any stage without assigning any reason. Applications for admission to Common Proficiency Test is required to be made in the relevant prescribed form as contained in the Information Brochure, which may be obtained from the Additional Secretary (Examinations), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi – 110 002 on payment of Rs. 1000/- (Rs.500/- towards examination fee and Rs. 500/- towards cost of application form and Information brochure) per application form. The fee for candidates opting for Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Bahrain centres will be US $160 (US $ 150 towards examination fee and US $ 10 towards cost of application form and information brochure) or its equivalent Indian Currency.
The fee for the candidates opting for Kathmandu centre are required to remit INR.1350/-(INR 850/- towards examination fee and INR 500/- towards the cost of application form and information brochure) or its equivalent foreign Currency. Since the cost of Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form includes the examination fee, no separate fee is required to be remitted at the time of submitting the filled in application form. The Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form will also be available in the Regional and Branch Offices of the Institute and can be obtained there from on cash payment on or from 8th October, 2012.
Common Proficiency Test application forms duly filled in may be sent so as to reach the Additional Secretary (Examinations) at New Delhi not later than 26th October, 2012. Applications received after 26th October, 2012 shall not be entertained under any circumstances. Applications duly filled in will be received by hand delivery at the offices of Institute at New Delhi and at the Decentralised Offices of the Institute at Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kanpur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Pune upto 26th October, 2012. Candidates residing in these cities are advised to take advantage of this facility. It may be noted that there is no provision for acceptance of application forms after 26th October, 2012 with late fee.
The candidates who fill up the examination application form online at http://icaiexam.icai.org from 8th October, 2012 (10.00 hrs) to 26th October, 2012 (17.30 hrs) and remit the fee online by using either VISA or MASTER Credit/ Debit Card shall not be charged Rs. 500/- (i.e. cost of application form fee) in order to popularize filling-in of application form online.
Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is open only to those students who are already registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the said course on or before 5th October, 2012 and fulfill the requisite eligibility conditions.
QUESTION PAPER BOOKLET LANGUAGE:
Common Proficiency Test will be an objective type multiple choice questions based examination. Candidates will be allowed to opt for Hindi medium Question Paper Booklet for answering the questions. Detailed information will be found given in the Information brochure.
EXAMINATION CENTRES (IN INDIA):