(About) CA-CPT: Common Proficiency Test

(About) CA-CPT: Common Proficiency Test

Common Proficiency Test will be conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) two times in one year that is once in 6 months. Qualified candidates of this examination will be allowed to pursue the CA course in this Institute. CPT is considered as the first stage in the CA course. CPT is conducted in June and December.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1949) for the regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. During its 67 years of existence, ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally, for its contribution in the fields of education, professional development, maintenance of high accounting, auditing and ethical standards.ICAI now is the second largest accounting body in the whole world.

Vission of ICAI :

a) To be World’s leading accounting body: ICAI envisions becoming the world’s leading accounting body by playing a predominant role in setting world class standards in identified service areas developing thought leadership and research that addresses concerns of countries, developed, developing and under-developed.

b) A regulator and developer of Trusted and Independent Professionals: ICAI will lay further thrust on its regulatory and developmental role that sets the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct of its members as a core value. Each and every member of ICAI will not only have the obligation to maintain exacting standards of clarity, transparency and disclosure and present an independent, informed and balanced opinion but ICAI will make examples of delinquent members to ensure this core value is embedded in the DNA of its members.

c) With World Class Competencies: ICAI will ensure that members have the right skills to serve global markets which are regularly updated and are relevant in the changing economic order. ICAI will provide holistic education, effective practical training and continuous professional development to ensure that the knowledge base of the profession keeps pace with emerging global practices and innovations.

d) In accounting, assurance, taxation, finance and business advisory services: ICAI will strengthen facilities available for providing education, training and continuous updation of knowledge as also research and development relevant in current times to establish thought leadership in these areas where members of ICAI have been providing services.

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