Check out CPT Syllabus for June 2017 below. Earlier we have provided CPT Study Material pdf June 2017 in both Hindi & English. CPT Students worrying about syllabus change in CPT June 2017 exam. But there is no official notification about CA CPT Syllabus changes for June 2017. So CA CPT June 2017 syllabus would be same as before. Also See CPT Registration for June 2017. Here we have given both regular CPT Syllabus of all 4 subjects of CPT and new proposed syllabus by ICAI. Regular CPT Syllabus will be applicable for June 2017 also but we are giving new syllabus which is just in proposal by ICAI for only to get knowledge about new changes. Also Check CA Foundation New Syllabus (New Revised Scheme CA Course)CPT Students, If you are searching for cpt syllabus pdf, cpt syllabus change for June 2017, ca cpt syllabus and recommended books, cpt quantitative aptitude syllabus, cpt subjects and syllabus, is cpt syllabus going to change, cpt maths syllabus weightage, cpt syllabus for mercantile law, CA CPT syllabus of accounts, CA cpt syllabus of economics, ICAI’s CA CPT revised syllabus, this article will help you.

CPT Syllabus for June 2017

There are 4 subjects in CPT Syllabus i.e.

  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Mercantile Law
  • General Economics and
  • Quantitative Aptitude.

There are 2 sessions in CA CPT Exam i.e. Session I and Session II. In session I, Fundamentals of accounting and Mercantile Law for 100 marks and in session II, General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude (Maths) For 100 Marks.CA CPT Syllabus Changes Dec 2016

Common Proficiency Test
Session I
Section AFundamentals of Accounting60 Marks
Section BMercantile Law40 Marks
Session II
Section CGeneral Economics50 Marks
Section DQuantitative Aptitude50 Marks


Minimum Passing Marks for CPT

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. In other words, it is clarified that if a candidate secures a minimum of 50 per cent marks in the aggregate but fails to secure the minimum marks required in any one or more of the sections A, B, C or D (as mentioned above), his result will be FAIL. Similarly, if a candidate secures a minimum of 30 per cent marks in each section but fails to secure 50 per cent marks in the aggregate of all sections, his result will be FAIL.

Minimum Passing Marks for CPT
SectionSubjectMaximum MarksMinimum Marks
AFundamentals of Accounting6018
BMercantile Law4012
CGeneral Economics5015
DQuantitative Aptitude5015


Common Proficiency Test Syllabus

SESSION – I(Two Sections– Two hours – 100 Marks)

CPT Fundamentals of Accounting Syllabus for June 2017

Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting (60 Marks)

  1. Theoretical Framework

(i) Meaning and Scope of accounting(ii) Accounting Concepts, Principles and Conventions(iii) Accounting Standards – concepts, objectives, benefits(iv) Accounting Policies(v) Accounting as a measurement discipline – valuation principles, accounting estimates

  1. Accounting Process

Books of Accounts leading to the preparation of Trial Balance, Capital and revenue expenditures, Capital and revenue receipts, Contingent assets and contingent liabilities, Fundamental errors including rectifications thereof.

  1. Bank Reconciliation Statement
  2. Inventories

Basis of inventory valuation and record keeping.

  1. Depreciation accounting

Methods, computation and accounting treatment of depreciation, Change in depreciationmethods.

  1. Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors
  2. Accounting for Special Transactions

(a) Consignments(b) Joint Ventures(c) Bills of exchange and promissory notes(d) Sale of goods on approval or return basis.

  1. Partnership Accounts

Final accounts of partnership firms – Basic concepts of admission, retirement and death of a partner including treatment of goodwill.

  1. Introduction to Company Accounts

Issue of shares and debentures, forfeiture of shares, re-issue of forfeited shares, redemption of preference shares.

CPT Mercantile Law Syllabus for June 2017

Section B: Mercantile Laws (40 Marks)

  1. The Indian Contract Act , 1872: An overview of Sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of contract, consideration, other essential elements of a valid contract, performance of contract and breach of contract.
  2. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930: Formation of the contract of sale – Conditions and Warranties – Transfer of ownership and delivery of goods – Unpaid seller and his rights.
  3. The India Partnership Act, 1932: General Nature of Partnership – Rights and duties of partners –Registration and dissolution of a firm.

SESSION – II(Two Sections– Two hours – 100 Marks)

CPT General Economics Syllabus for June 2017

Section C: General Economics (50 Marks)

(I) Micro Economics

  1. Introduction to Micro Economics

(a) Definition, scope and nature of Economics(b) Methods of economic study(c) Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.

  1. Theory of Demand and Supply

(a) Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand ─ Price, income and cross elasticity(b) Theory of consumer ’s behavior – Marshall Ian approach and Indifference curve approach(c) Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of supply.

  1. Theory of Production and Cost

(a) Meaning and Factors of production(b) Laws of Production – The Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale(c) Concepts of Costs ─ Short-run and long-run costs, Average and marginal costs, Total, fixed and variable costs.

  1. Price Determination in Different Markets

(a) Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly(b) Price determination in these markets.(II) Indian Economic Development

  1. Indian Economy – A Profile

(a) Nature of the Indian Economy(b) Role of different sectors – Agriculture, Industry and Services in the development of the Indian economy, their problems and growth(c) National Income of India – Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income, Growth of national income and per capita income in various plans.(d) Basic understanding of tax system of India – Direct and Indirect Taxation

  1. Select Aspects of Indian Economy

(a) Population – Its size, rate of growth and its implication for growth(b) Poverty – Absolute and relative poverty and main programs for poverty alleviation(c) Unemployment – Types, causes and incidence of unemployment(d) Infrastructure ─ Energy, Transportation, Communication, Health and Education(e) Inflation(f) Budget and Fiscal deficits(g) Balance of payments(h) External debts.

  1. Economic Reforms in India

(a) Features of economic reforms since 1991(b) Liberalization, Privatization and Disinvestment(c) Globalization.

  1. Money and Banking

(a) Money – Meaning and functions(b) Commercial Banks – Role and functions(c) Reserve Bank of India – Role and functions, Monetary policy.

CPT Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for June 2017

Section D: Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks)

  1. Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms
  2. Equations

Linear – simultaneous linear equations up to three variables, quadratic and cubic equations in one variable, equations of a straight line, intersection of straight lines, graphical solution to linear equations.

  1. Inequalities

Graphs of inequalities in two variables ─ common region.

  1. Simple and Compound Interest including annuity ─ Applications
  2. Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations
  3. Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and geometric progressions
  4. Sets, Functions and Relations
  5. Limits and Continuity ─ Intuitive Approach
  6. Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus (excluding trigonometric functions)
  7. Statistical description of data

(a) Textual, Tabular & Diagrammatic representation of data.(b) Frequency Distribution.(c) Graphical representation of frequency distribution – Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Ogive

  1. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion

Arithmetic Mean, Median – Partition Values, Mode, Geometric Mean and Harmonic, Mean, Standarddeviation, Quartile deviation

  1. Correlation and Regression
  2. Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation
  3. Theoretical Distributions

Binomial, Poisson and Normal.

  1. Sampling Theory

Basic Principles of sampling theory, Comparison between sample survey and complete enumeration,Errors in sample survey, some important terms associated with sampling, Types of sampling, Theory of estimation, Determination of sample size.

  1. Index Numbers

CPT New Syllabus for Dec 2017 (Not Yet Confirmed by ICAI)

ICAI recently made a proposal for changing CA CPT Syllabus. The new syllabus will be as follows.Changes in CPT Syllabus from 2017:

  1. The present entrance exam CPT (Common Proficiency Test) has changed to “Foundation Exam”
  2. CPT MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based exam has changed to Foundation descriptive exam. Now you can register for CPT before 6 months. In new scheme you should register before 9 months.
  3. Adequate time gap is given so that students get sufficient time to study since the Foundation Course has been made descriptive. Also, there is an addition of full paper.
  4. Foundation Examination will be partly descriptive in nature.
  5. ICAI has added two additional papers in Foundation exam (CPT). They are 1. General English for 40 Marks. 2. Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks).

CA Syllabus 2016 – Foundation Course (CPT) Proposed syllabus by ICAI

Foundation Course: Number of Papers — 4

There are 4 papers in CA Foundation course. Remember one thing that Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be Objective type papers. Read below !!

Paper I: Principles and Practices of Accounting (100 Marks)

Paper 2*: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Statistics (40 Marks)

Paper 3: Mercantile Law & General English (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Mercantile Law (60 Marks)
  • Part II: General English (40 Marks)

Paper 4*: Business Economics & Business and Commercial Knowledge (100 Marks)

  • Part I: Business Economics (60 Marks)
  • Part II: Business and Commercial Knowledge (40 Marks)

*Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be Objective type papersNote:

  1. Passing percentage: Aggregate- 50% and Subject-wise- 40% at one sitting.
  2. Objective type question of I or more marks.
  3. Examination: In the month of November and May after passing Class XII

Students, still if you have any queries & doubts regarding CA CPT Syllabus June 2017 and CA Foundation New Syllabus from December 2017, you can ask us via comment box.


  1. I have registered for cpt in 2015 attempted december 2015 and this june 2015 cpt. So after the changes in cpt pattern. which syllabus I should follow- new or old.If new then does icai will provide the extra materials for the new syllabus which will be introduced ?

  2. I have registered in June 2016 and going to appear in December 2016 ,which syllabus should I follow.And whether questions would be subjective or objective.

  3. now iam in 12th class i have registered for cpt in Jan 2016 and iam going to write exam on jun 2017. am i want to register again for new syllabus or old registration is only enough.

  4. now iam in 12th class i have registered for cpt in Jan 2016 and iam going to write exam on jun 2017. am i want to register again for new syllabus or old registration is only enough.please reply without fail.

  5. Now i am in 12 … i want to register for coming 2017th CPT exam then it will be new course or old course of CPT for me and is it possilbe to apply for old syllabus??

  6. I had registered in 2010 for cpt. next in june 2017 I want to take up the cpt exam, what are the steps I have to take for registration? will I have new syllabus or old syllabus?

  7. I had registered in 2010 for cpt, I want to take the exam again in 2017, what is the steps for 2nd time registration? will I have new syllabus or old syllabus?

  8. sir i am student cpt . & my registration was 2015 & i want to give june 2017 attempt .so Please ask me which syllabus will applicable for me ? old / new

  9. sir i am student cpt . & my registration was 2015 & i want to give june 2017 attempt .so Please tell me which syllabus will applicable for me ? old / new

  10. I hv registered for ca cpt exam in 2015 & now I want give exam on 2017 so,shall I registered again for exam 2017,how can I get new syllabus books for study.

  11. I hav rgstrd n June’15 itself going to appear n dec’16….suppose if I had the sitution to write n june’17….which syllabus shld i follow?

  12. I hav rgstrd n june’15 itself…now I am going to appear n dec’16…if I had the situation to write it n june’17…which syllabus shld i follow??

  13. I hve registered for cpt Dec 2016…by chance if I did’nt cleared it …do I need to registered it again in 2017…as syllabus of cpt is going to change in 2017

  14. Now i m in fybaf i want to register CPT for june 2017 so which will be syllabus for me???And pls give me in detail wht procedure i will do if new syllabus

  15. Now I am resister in CMA for June attempt . which syllabus am I reading. ..or koun koun paper padhna…..plz tell me my no.9658392488

  16. i am i class 11th..i want to give cpt in june 2018…can i get old syallbus by registering now..before december 2016..???.pleasee tell admin..

  17. I am going to graduate( in 2017 .so I thinking to do for doing icwa intermediate plez tell me about it.I have registered for CA-cpt exam .plz tell what is the opportunity for me.

  18. I had registered in 2013 for cpt next in June 2017 I want To take up the cpt exam . Revalidation form in submitted by icai thane institute. Sir give me information about old syllabus will come in my exam Or new syllabus. Sir give me me reply on my Gmail.

  19. sir, I have registered for cpt , and they provide me the old syllabus , so kindly see on my issue and give me some information as earlier in my e-mail address provided

  20. Hello sir. I want to register for CPT. pls tell me the procedure n d syllabus. is dere any possibility to opt for old syllabus

  21. I can’t understand which syllabus I follow old or new? I attempted cpt in dec2016, but now which syllabus is required for me?

  22. I have registered for cpt in july 2016, but I haven’t atempt a single time ,and now im planning to give cpt in jun 2017, so i wanna know weather i have to follow the old syllabus or new one ????

  23. Hlw i didnt clear my cpt dec 2016 exam and i want to appear in upcoming 2017 june so shall i proceed with old syllabus of multiple choice or should i go with new syllabus as per 2017

  24. Sir ..plz tell me..i am an old registered student from icai…But i have to try june 2017 cpt attempt…So is there any changes in syallbus or anything …which i should know ..!!

  25. sir, My name is yogesh. I attemt cpt exam in december 2016 but ,I am not clear cpt exam,So I want to next exam cpt in june 2017 objective or subjective types Please given answer.

  26. sir,i have to appear in the ca cpt june 2017,new syllabus will be applicable or not applicable and my registration has already in february 2016.please tell me sir

  27. I have registered in June 2016 and going to appear in june 2017,which syllabus should I there some changes in cource.And whether questions would be subjective or objective.

  28. helo sir
    i’m done my 1st registered in march 2012 and my session is over so i want to re-registered in march 2017 so which syllabus i want to follow old or new ????

  29. My name is priyanjali and I am in 12th class so i want to say that can i appear exam of CA CPT after 12th or after graduation


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