(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.