THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA - NEW DELHI
September, 30th 2008
ANNOUNCEMENT The next Common Proficiency Test (CPT) of the Institute will be held on 14th December, 2008 at the following centres : 1) Centres in India - Agra, Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Ajmer, Akola, Alappuzha, Allahabad, Alwar, Ambala, Amravati, Amritsar, Anand, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bangalore,Bareilly, Bathinda, Belgaum, Bellary, Bhilwara, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bikaner, Chandigarh, Chennai,Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi/New Delhi, Dhanbad, Durg, Ernakulam, Erode, Faridabad,Ghaziabad, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guntur, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hisar, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore,Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jalgaon, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal,Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kollam, Kota, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kumbakonam, Latur, Lucknow, Ludhiana,Madurai, Mangalore, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Mumbai, Muzaffarnagar, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik,Noida, Palghat, Pali Marwar, Panipat, Patiala, Patna, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur,Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Rourkela, Saharanpur, Salem, Sangli, Shimla, Siliguri, Solapur, Sonepat,Surat, Thane,Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirupur, Tuticorin, Udaipur, Udupi, Ujjain,Vadodara, Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Yamunanagar. 2) Overseas Centres Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Applications for admission to Common Proficiency Test is required to be made on the relevant prescribed form as contained in the Information Brochure, which may be obtained from the SeniorJoint Secretary (Examinations), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan,Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi 110 002 on payment of Rs. 400/-(Rs.300/- towards examination feesand Rs. 100/- towards cost of application form and Information brochure) per application form. Since he cost of Information Brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form includes the examination fee no separate fee is required to be remitted at the time of submitting the filled in application form. The Information brochure containing Common Proficiency Test application form is also available in the Regional and Branch Offices of the Institute and can be obtained there from on cash payment on or from 6th October, 2008.
Common Proficiency Test application forms duly filled in may be sent so as to reach the Senior Joint Secretary (Examinations) at New Delhi not later than 27th October, 2008. Applications received after 27th October, 2008 shall not be entertained under any circumstances. Applications duly filled in will be received by hand delivery at the offices of Institute at New Delhi and at the Decentralised Offices of the Institute at Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kanpur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Pune upto 27th October, 2008. Candidates residing in these cities are advised to take advantage of this facility. It may be noted that there is no provision for acceptance of application forms after 27th October, 2008 with late fee.
Apart from the above, it is also hereby notified that the Council of the Institute has decided to hold the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) December, 2008 Online on an experimental basis for the candidates who would be willing to take the Test Online. The Online CPT will be conducted on 7th December, 2008 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi/New Delhi, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Nagpur and Pune ONLY. Candidates intending to appear in Online CPT from the above cities will be required to fill up examination form Online at http://icaiexam.icai.org and option once exercised shall be treated as final and no change to Paper-Pencil mode Test will be allowed at a later stage under any circumstances.
Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is open only to those students who are already registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the said course on or before 1st October, 2008 and fulfill the requisite eligibility conditions.
Candidates will be allowed to opt for Hindi question paper booklets for the said CPT. Further detailswill be available in the Information Brochure containing the application form.