Update 3rd August 2012:
Direct Entry for Graduates into CA IPCC without CPT is now in ForcE – Click here to know more


The Central Council at its 306th Meeting reviewed the Entry Requirements for CA Course and Suggested the following Criteria for Graduates:
The Following Graduates and Post Graduates are Exempted from writing Cpt :

(Read this for Students who have passed Intermediate level conducted by ICWAI/ ICSI)

1. Commerce Graduates/Post-Graduates and have studied any 3 full papers of 100 marks each out of

  • Accounting,
  • Auditing,
  • Mercantile Laws,
  • Corporate Laws,
  • Economics,
  • Management including Financial Management,
  • Taxation including Direct Tax Laws, Indirect Tax Laws etc.,
  • Costing,
  • Business Administration,
  • Management Accounting &

Passed the graduate/post-graduate examination by securing in the aggregate a Minimum of 55% of the Total marks or its equivalent grade from any recognized Universities including Open Universities.

2. Graduates/ Post Graduates who are not falling under above Category are who have passed the graduation/post-graduation examination by securing in the aggregate a minimum of 60% of the total marks in the examination or its equivalent grade from any Recognized Universities including Open Universities.

The Candidates who meets above requirements (1 & 2 ) are Eligible to Directly join Articleship Training 


Note: Students who are pursuing Final year of graduation are eligible for Provisional Registration and are eligible to Write IPCC exam ONLY after Appearing for Final year Graduation Exam.