Full Form of CPT
Common Proficiency Test
CPT Full Form is Common Proficiency Test. With the new revolutionized trends of education and better scope for a career in fields of commerce and trade, many students have taken up Chartered Accountancy as a career. However, to be a chartered accountant, there are several tests that need to be cleared. CPT is likewise, the first level of CA examinations in India. In order to appear for this test, a student must have passed the 12th grade from any stream.
The Common Proficiency Test comprises of two hundred multiple choice objective questions and the syllabus for the same is divided into four basic sections which are: Accounting, Mercantile Laws, Economics and Quantitative Aptitude.In order to do well in the CPT, one needs to have a great command over mathematics. In order to qualify the test, a candidate must attain a minimum of 30 percent in each section and a minimum of 50% in aggregate.
For every wrong answer given in the test, negative marking of 0.25 is done from the appearing candidate’s obtained marks. Accounting happens to be the most important subject of all in this test and carries a total of sixty marks out of two hundred. In order to clear the CPT, students take special coaching and prepare well in advance.