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CA CPT Syllabus 2018

Welcome to CA CPT Syllabus 2018 Section. Here you will find CA Common Proficiency Test Syllabus 2016.

One Paper, Two Sessions - 200 Marks

Session I:

Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting 60 Marks
Section B: Mercantile Laws 40 Marks

Session II:

Section C: General Economics 50 Marks
Section D: Quantitative Aptitude 50 Marks

(One paper– Four hours – 200 Marks)

Level of Knowledge: Basic knowledge

SESSION – I

(Two Sections– Two hours –100 Marks)

Section A: Fundamentals of Accounting ( 60 Marks )

1. Theoretical Framework

(i) Meaning and Scope of accounting
(ii) Accounting Concepts, Principles and Conventions
(iii) Accounting Standards– concepts, objectives, benefits
(iv) Accounting Policies
(v) Accounting as a measurement discipline– valuation principles, accounting estimates

2. Accounting Process Books of Accounts leading to the preparation of Trial Balance, Capital and revenue expenditures, Capital and revenue receipts, Contingent assets and contingent liabilities, Fundamental errors including rectifications thereof.

3. Bank Reconciliation Statement

4. Inventories Basis of inventory valuation and record keeping.

5. Depreciation accounting Methods, computation and accounting treatment of depreciation, Change in depreciation methods.

6. Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors

7. Accounting for Special Transactions

(a) Consignments
(b) Joint Ventures
(c) Bills of exchange and promissory notes
(d) Sale of goods on approval or return basis.

8. Partnership Accounts Final accounts of partnership firms – Basic concepts of admission, retirement and death of a partner including treatment of goodwill.

9. Introduction to Company Accounts Issue of shares and debentures, forfeiture of shares, reissue of forfeited shares, redemption of preference shares.

Section B: Mercantile Laws ( 40 Marks )

1. The Indian Contract Act , 1872: An overview of Sections 1 to 75 covering the general nature of contract , consideration , other essential elements of a valid contract , performance of contract and breach of contract.

2. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930: Formation of the contract of sale– Conditions and Warranties Transfer of ownership and delivery of goods Unpaid seller and his rights.

3. The India Partnership Act, 1932: General Nature of Partnership Rights and duties of partners Registration and dissolution of a firm.

SESSION– II

(Two Sections– Two hours– 100 Marks)

Section C: General Economics ( 50 Marks )

(I) Micro Economics

1. Introduction to Micro Economics

(a) Definition, scope and nature of Economics
(b) Methods of economic study
(c) Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.

2. Theory of Demand and Supply

(a) Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand 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.

3.Theory of Production and Cost

(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.

4. Price Determination in Different Markets

(a) Various forms of markets– Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
(b) Price determination in these markets.

(II) Indian Economic Development

5. Indian Economy– A Profile

(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

6. Select Aspects of Indian Economy

(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- Energy, Transportation, Communication, Health and Education
(e) Inflation
(f) Budget and Fiscal deficits
(g) Balance of payments
(h) External debts.

7. Economic Reforms in India

(a) Features of economic reforms since 1991
(b) Liberalisati on, Privatisation and Disinvestment
(c) Globalisation.

8. Money and Banking

(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 ( 50 Marks )

1. Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms
2. Equations Linear – simultaneous linear equations up to three variables, quadratic and cubic equations in one variable, equations of a straight line, intersection of straight lines, graphical solution to linear equations.
3. Inequalities Graphs of inequalities in two variables- common region.
4. Simple and Compound Interest including annuity - Applications
5. Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations
6. Sequence and Series– Arithmetic and geometric progressions
7. Sets, Functions and Relations
8. Limits and Continuity- Intuitive Approach
9. Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus (excluding trigonometric functions)
10. Statistical description of data

(a) Textual, Tabular & Diagrammatic representation of data.
(b) Frequency Distribution.
(c) Graphical representation of frequency distribution– Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Ogive

11. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion Arithmetic Mean, Median– Partition Values, Mode, Geometric Mean and Harmonic, Mean, Standard deviation, Quartile deviation
12. Correlation and Regression
13. Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation
14. Theoretical Distributions Bin omial, Poisson and Normal.
15. Sampling Theory Basic Principles of sampling theory , Comparison between sample survey and complete enumeration ,Errors in sample survey , Some important terms associated with sampling , Types of sampling , Theory of estimation , Determination of sample size .
16. Index Numbers

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