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Common Proficiency Test CPT

The Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The examination is meant for students who are already registered with the institute for the course and fulfills the eligibility criteria prescribed by the institute.

The CPT is a qualifying examination. Any student who wishes to join ICAI for Chartered Accountancy (CA) programme requires appearing in this test.

The ICAI conducts CPT examination in pursuance of Regulation 22 of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988.


A student who has passed class 10th examination from any recognized board can register for Common Proficiency Test.

A student can appear for CPT examination only after clearing his 10+2 examination.