Exam Date : 16th June 2019
Result Date : 1st July 2019

CA Foundation 2019 Application Form, Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Introduction to CA Foundation 2019:

  • About: CA Foundation, earlier known as CA Common Proficiency Test (CA-CPT), is the entry-level qualification examination for the candidates aspiring Chartered Accountancy in India.

  • Conducting Body: CA Foundation exam is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in compliance with the Chartered Accountants Regulations 1988.

  • Frequency: CA Foundation exam is held twice a year, in June and December.

  • Courses Offered: CA Foundation 2019 is conducted for candidates who wish to pursue a career in Chartered Accountancy in India. 
  • Exemption from CA Foundation: Candidates who are postgraduates, commerce graduates or have an equivalent qualification aspiring for a career in Chartered Accountancy are exempted from writing the CA Foundation examination.

CA CPT 2019 Highlights:

Exam Name

Common Proficiency Test

New Name

CA CPT is now called as CA Foundation 

Exam Date

16th June 2019 

 Level of exam

National Level


Twice in a year, June and December

CA CPT 2019 Important Dates:

  • Registration: CA Foundation 2019 Application process will start from 4th April 2019. The application form for CA Foundation 2019 will be available on the official website.

  • Exam Date: CA Foundation 2019 exam will be conducted on 16th June 2019. 

  • Important Dates of CA CPT 2019 will be issued in due course of time. 

CA CPT 2019 Eligibility:

  • Minimum Qualification:  To be eligible for CA CPT 2019, the candidates must have completed their Intermediate standard (Class 12th) from any recognized board in order to be eligible for CA Foundation 2019.

  • Minimum Marks: The undergraduate/ postgraduate candidates with the commerce stream must secure a minimum of 55% marks.

CA CPT 2019 Syllabus:

CA CPT 2019 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: CA Foundation 2019 will be conducted in Offline mode (pen and paper-based).

  • Total Marks: The exam will be conducted for a total of 200 marks.

  • Question Type: The Exam Pattern of CA CPT 2019 will have Objective type questions (MCQs).

CA CPT 2019 Application Form:

  • Availability: The applicant can apply for the CA Foundation 2019 from 4th April 2019 on the official website.

  • Application Fee: The application fee for CA Foundation will be different for the different category candidates.

CA CPT 2019 Admit Card:

  • Admit card Download: The admit cards for CA Foundation 2019 can be downloaded from the official website from 7th May 2019.

  • Credentials: The candidates are required to enter the credentials like login ID and password in order to download the admit card.

CA CPT 2019 Results:

  • Result Declaration: The CA Foundation 2019 Results will be declared on 1st July 2019.

  • Mode: The results will be seen in online mode on the official website.

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