CA CPT Syllabus for December 2018. CA CPT is the entrance exam to get into the CA Course. So, students who are willing to study CA CPT must know the Syllabus applicable for the upcoming CA CPT exam. We have already provided CA CPT Study Material in our previous article. Here we are providing CA CPT Syllabus Applicable for December 2018 Exams. So, check out the full details regarding CA CPT Syllabus from this article. You can also know about CA CPT containing Subjects & also the subject weightage marks from below. Also you can check out for CA CPT Minimum Passing Marks & Subject wise passing marks requirement. Checkout New applicable Syllabus for CA CPT Subjects i.e., Accounting, Mercantile Law, General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude. This CA CPT Exam will be conducted in 2 seasons. Fundamentals of accounting and Mercantile Law for 100 marks in session I and General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude (Maths) For 100 Marks in in session II.
CA CPT Syllabus for December 2018
Before going to see for CA CPT Syllabus for December 2018 Exams, lets check out for the subjects list and the weightage of marks.
CA CPT Subjects List & Weightage
From below table you can get the information about CA CPT (Common Proficiency Test) subjects list and the weightage of each subject.
|Common Proficiency Test|
|Section A||Fundamentals of Accounting||60 Marks|
|Section B||Mercantile Law||40 Marks|
|Section C||General Economics||50 Marks|
|Section D||Quantitative Aptitude||50 Marks|
A candidate is required to secure a minimum of 30 per cent marks in each Section and a minimum of 50 per cent marks in aggregate in all the four Sections to pass the Common Proficiency Test.
In exact words, it is clear that if a candidate gets a minimum of 50 % marks as aggregate, but he/she fails to secure the minimum marks required in any one or more of the subjects mentioned above, his/her result will be FAIL. Similarly, if a student secures a minimum of 30 % marks in each section but fails to secure 50 % marks in the aggregate of all sections his/her result will be FAIL.
CA CPT Passing Criteria
Below we are providing the clear data about CA CPT Passing Criteria in a table format for better understanding of our visitors. So, check out below to get clear idea about CA CPT Passing Criteria.
|Minimum Passing Marks for CPT|
|Section||Subject||Maximum Marks||Minimum Marks|
|A||Fundamentals of Accounting||60||18|
CA CPT Syllabus for 2018 Exams
|Subject Names with their sections||Syllabus Contents||Topics to cover||Weightage of Marks|
|Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting||Theoretical Framework||
|Bank Reconciliation Statement||–|
|Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors||–|
|Accounting for Special Transactions||
|Introduction to Company Accounts||
|Section B: Mercantile Laws||The Indian Contract Act, 1872||
|The Sale of Goods Act, 1930||
|The India Partnership Act, 1932||
|Section C: General Economics||Micro Economics||
(a) Definition, scope and nature of Economics
(b) Methods of economic study
(c) Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.
Theory of Demand and Supply –
(a) Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and elasticity of demand â”€ Price, income and cross elasticity
(b) Theory of consumer ’s behaviour–Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
(c) Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of supply.
(a) Meaning and Factors of production
(b) Laws of Production – The Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale
(c) Concepts of Costs- Short-run and long-run costs, Average and marginal costs, Total, fixed and variable costs
(a) Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
(b) Price determination in these markets
|Indian Economic Development||
(a) Nature of the Indian Economy
(b) Role of different sectors – Agriculture, Industry and Services in the development of the Indian
economy, their problems and growth
(c) 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.
(d) Basic understanding of tax system of India – Direct and Indirect Taxation
(a) Population – Its size, rate of growth and its implication for growth
(b) Poverty – Absolute and relative poverty and main programs for poverty alleviation
(c) Unemployment – Types, causes and incidence of unemployment
(d) Infrastructure â”€ Energy, Transportation, communication, Health and Education
(f) Budget and Fiscal deficits
(g) Balance of payments
(h) External debts.
(a) Features of economic reforms since 1991
(b) Liberalisation, Privatisation and Disinvestment
(a) Money – Meaning and functions
(b) Commercial Banks – Role and functions
(c) Reserve Bank of India – Role and functions, Monetary policy
|Section D: Quantitative Aptitude||Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms||–||50 marks|
|Inequalities||Graphs of inequalities in two variables- common region|
|Simple and Compound Interest including annuity- Applications||–|
|Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations||–|
|Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and geometric progressions||–|
|Sets, Functions and Relations|
|Limits and Continuity â”€ Intuitive Approach||–|
|Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus (excluding trigonometric functions|
|Statistical description of data||
|Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion||
|Correlation and Regression||–|
|Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation||–|
|Theoretical Distributions||Binomial, Poisson and Normal.|
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