CA Foundation replacing CA CPT from Jun 2019 – New Syllabus

CA CPT exam will NOT be conducted after June 2019 session. CA CPT 2019 June session will be the last session of CPT exam. It has been decided in lieu of the introduction of new CA entry level exam, i.e. CA Foundation 2018, under the revised scheme. After June 2019, CA Foundation will become the sole CA entry-level qualification examination. Until this period, both CA CPT and CA Foundation Examinations will be conducted by ICAI.
For students who have registered on or before 30th June 2017, the old syllabus of CA-CPT is applicable, but only for the next three attempts of June 2018, December 2018 and June 2019.
Under CA Foundation exam there will be 400 marks exam unlike 200 marks in CPT. The below is the difference under both schemes. There has been new additions in the new scheme eg. Company Law and General English etc.

CPT (Old scheme) Foundation (New scheme)
Subject Marks Subject Marks
Fundamental of Accounting 60 Principles and Practices of Accounting 100
Mercantile Law 40 Mercantile Law* 100
General Economics 50 Business Economics and Business and Commercial Knowledge 100
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Business Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and Business Statistics 100
* Mercantile Law includes Companies Act (15 Marks) and General English (40 Marks)

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