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CA CPT Syllabus 2017 PDF All Topics Complete Syllabus & New Exam Pattern

CA CPT Syllabus

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is going to conduct the CA CPT exam on in the month of June 2017. Here the candidates will get Syllabus for CA CPT they can check the Syllabus in the PDF format. Those candidates who are looking for study material and syllabus so, you can get here very easily.

To appear in the examination and get success in it aspirants need syllabus of the exam. You may download the syllabus by follow the procedure mentioned below. You may read the next segment to get more detailed information about the syllabus of the exam.

CA CPT Syllabus 2017 Details:
·         Organization Name: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
·         Exam Type: UG Entrance Exam
·         Exam Category: National Level
·         Exam Name: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Common Proficiency Test
·         Category: Syllabus 2017
·         Total Vacancies: various
·         Official Website:


·         Fundamentals of Accounting
·         Mercantile Law
·         General Economics and
·         Quantitative Aptitude.
Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting (60 Marks)

 1.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
2.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.

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3. Bank Reconciliation Statement

4. Inventories

5. Depreciation accounting: Methods, computation and accounting treatment of depreciation, Change in depreciation methods.

6. Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors

7. Accounting for Special Transactions

· Consignments

· Joint Ventures

· Bills of exchange and promissory notes

· Sale of goods on approval or return basis.

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

9. 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 (40 Marks)

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

Section C: General Economics (50 Marks)

(I) Micro Economics

 1. Introduction to Micro Economics

·         Definition, scope and nature of Economics
·         Methods of economic study
·         Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.

   2. Theory of Demand and Supply
·         Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand ─ Price, income and cross elasticity
·         Theory of consumer ’s behavior – Marshall Ian approach and Indifference curve approach
·         Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of supply.
Theory of Production and Cost

·         Meaning and Factors of production
·         Laws of Production – The Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale
·         Concepts of Costs ─ Short-run and long-run costs, Average and marginal costs, Total, fixed and variable costs.
  4. Price Determination in Different Markets
·         Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
·         Price determination in these markets.
      (II) Indian Economic Development
   5. Indian Economy – A Profile

Nature of the Indian Economy
·         Role of different sectors – Agriculture, Industry and Services in the development of the Indian economy, their problems and growth
·         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.
·         Basic understanding of tax system of India – Direct and Indirect Taxation
 Select Aspects of Indian Economy
·         Population – Its size, rate of growth and its implication for growth
·         Poverty – Absolute and relative poverty and main programs for poverty alleviation
·         Unemployment – Types, causes and incidence of unemployment
·         Infrastructure ─ Energy, Transportation, Communication, Health and Education
·         Inflation
·         Budget and Fiscal deficits
·         Balance of payments
·          External debts.
 Economic Reforms in India
·         Features of economic reforms since 1991
·         Liberalization, Privatization and Disinvestment
·         Globalization.
Money and Banking
·         Money – Meaning and functions
·         Commercial Banks – Role and functions
·         Reserve Bank of India – Role and functions, monetary policy.
Exam Pattern:

Common Proficiency Test

Session I

Section A
Fundamentals of Accounting
60 Marks
Section B
Mercantile Law
40 Marks
Session II

Section C
General Economics
50 Marks
Section D
Quantitative Aptitude
50 Marks

How to Download

·         Candidates need to visits the official website
·         On home page hit the appropriate link for Syllabus
·         New page of syllabus in pdf form will open on your screen
·         Click to download and take print out of your syllabus for future use
Note: For more information candidates may visit the official website



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