CAREER AS A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT
The CPT or Common Proficiency Test is the first level of Chartered Accountancyexaminations in India.
A person can register for CPT after completing Grade 10 and take the exam after completing High School (Grade 12)
It is an objective type examination and consists of 200 multiple choice questions. CPT covers four basic subjects divided into two sections viz.
1.Accounting (60 Marks) + Mercantile Laws (40 Marks)
2.Economics (50 Marks) + Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks).
Every incorrect answer on the CPT exam carries a 0.25 negative mark.
A candidate is required to secure a minimum of 30 per cent marks in each Section and a minimum of 50 per cent marks in aggregate, in all the four Sections to pass the Common Proficiency Test
CPT exams are held in June and December
CPT result is declared in the month of July and January. June exam's result is declared between 12-20th July and December exam's result is declared between 12-20th January