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CA CPT Syllabus 2017 Question Paper Exam Pattern {New}

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Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has released CA CPT 2017 Syllabus for convenience of exam appearing candidates. Syllabus of CA CPT 2017 specifies important topics for each section of CA CPT question paper. Candidates appearing for the entry level examination could check CA CPT Syllabus 2017 for better preparation of examination.

CA CPT 2017 exam get conducted in an offline mode. This exam is an entry level examination and is divided in to two sessions, the first session start from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and second session start from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Please have a glance on complete details about CA CPT Exam pattern 2017 and Syllabus.

 CA CPT Syllabus 2017 brief details:

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Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

Exam Name                       
CA CPT 2017
Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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CA CPT Exam Pattern 2017

CA CPT Question paper was divided in two parts i.e. Part 1 - Fundamentals of Accounting and Mercantile Laws and Part 2 - General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude.
·         One question paper to be attempted in two sessions on same day
·         Question paper carries 200 objective type questions for a total of 200 marks

·         For wrong attempts by candidates, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response from maximum marks

CA CPT Syllabus 2017

Section of CA CPT question paper
Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting
Theoretical Framework
Meaning and Scope of accounting
Accounting Concepts, Principles and Conventions
Accounting Standards – concepts, objectives, benefits
Accounting Policies
Accounting as a measurement discipline – valuation  principles, accounting estimates
60 Marks
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
Bank Reconciliation Statement
Basis of inventory valuation and record keeping
Depreciation accounting
Methods, computation and accounting treatment of depreciation,
Change in depreciation methods.
Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors
Accounting for Special Transactions
Joint Ventures
Bills of exchange and promissory notes
Sale of goods on approval or return basis.
Partnership Accounts
Final accounts of partnership firms –
Basic concepts of admission,
Retirement and death of a partner including treatment of goodwill
Introduction to Company Accounts
Issue of shares and debentures,
Forfeiture of shares,
Re-issue of forfeited shares,
Redemption of preference shares
Section B: Mercantile Laws
The Indian Contract Act, 1872
An overview of Sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of contract, consideration, and other essential elements of a valid contract,
Performance of contract
Breach of contract.
40 marks
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
The India Partnership Act, 1932
General Nature of Partnership
Rights and duties of partners
Registration and dissolution of a firm
Section C: General Economics
Micro Economics
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.
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 behaviour–Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
(c) Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of supply.
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
Price Determination in Different Markets
(a) Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
(b) Price determination in these markets

50 marks
Indian Economic Development
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
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.
Economic Reforms in India
(a) Features of economic reforms since 1991
(b) Liberalisation, Privatisation and Disinvestment
(c) Globalisation.
Money and Banking
(a) Money – Meaning and functions
(b) Commercial Banks – Role and functions
(c) Reserve Bank of India – Role and functions, Monetary policy
Section D: Quantitative Aptitude
Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms
50 marks
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
Graphs of inequalities in two variables- common region
Simple and Compound Interest including annuity- Applications
Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations
Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and geometric progressions
Sets, Functions and Relations

Limits and Continuity ─ Intuitive Approach
Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus (excluding trigonometric functions

Statistical description of data
Textual, Tabular & Diagrammatic representation of data.
Frequency Distribution.
Graphical representation of frequency distribution – Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Ogive
Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
Arithmetic Mean, Median – Partition Values, Mode, Geometric Mean and Harmonic, Mean, Standard deviation, Quartile deviation
Correlation and Regression
Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation
Theoretical Distributions
Binomial, Poisson and Normal.
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
Index Numbers

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