Common Proficiency Test(CPT) is an entry level test for Chartered Accountancy Course. This examination can be given only if the student has registered for the Course with the ICAI before 30th June, 2017. Those who have registered after 1st July, 2017, are not eligible for CPT and have to register for the recently launched CA Foundation.
Common Proficiency Test has four subjects i.e., Accounting, Mercantile Laws, General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude. This test is of 200 marks. This test is divided into two sessions of two hours each with a break of one and half hour in between. CPT is an objective type test with negative marking.