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Direct Entry to CA Course without Passing CPT


Direct Entry to CA Course without Passing CPT

Most of the students have this doubt “Who is eligible to register directly for Chartered Accountancy Course without passing Common Proficiency Test (CPT)?”. So now I’ll try to clarify this doubt. Here is the clarification for ” Direct Entry to CA Course without Passing CPT ” .

Also see : Common Proficiency Test (CPT) Course Syllabus – CPT Syllabus 

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The following categories of students are eligible to register directly for Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Course without passing the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) :

1. Graduates or Post Graduates from Commerce stream having secured in
aggregate a minimum of 55% of the total marks or its equivalent grade or other
Graduates or Post Graduates having secured in aggregate a minimum of 60% of
the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University).
EX:  candidates who completed , courses.

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2. Candidates who have passed the Intermediate level examination or its
equivalent examination by whatever name called conducted by The Institute of
Cost Accountants of India (earlier called as ICWAI) or by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI).

Steps to Become Chartered Accountant through Direct Entry Scheme :

  • Enroll with the Institute for Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Course for Both Groups with or without the option of Accounting Technician Course (ATC).
  • Undergo 100 Hours Information Technology Training (ITT) and 35 hours Orientation Course spanning one Week.
  • Register for Practical Training of three years.
  • Complete General Management and Communication Skills (GMCS) – I Course during first year of practical training.
  • Appear in Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Examination after nine months of practical training and Study Course of eight months concurrently from the date of registration for the Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Course.
  • Appear and pass in both groups of Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Course.
  • Register for CA Final Course and prepare for CA Final Examination.
  • Undergo General Management and Communication Skills (GMCS) II Course (15 days) course while serving the last 19 months to 36 months of articled training. Alternatively, attend Four Weeks’ Residential Programme on Professional Skills and Development.
  • Complete Advance Information Technology Training during the third year of practical training but before appearing in the Final Examination.
  • Complete three years period of articled training.
  • Appear in the Final Examination while serving last six months of articled training on or before the last day of the month preceding the month in which the examination is to be held.
  • Pass Final examination.
  • Enroll as a member of ICAI and be designated as “Chartered Accountant”.


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  1. anshu says

    Please inform me about icwai.
    syllabus and fee structure.

  2. naresh says

    Can any one help
    I passed CPT,
    DIDN’T completed IPCC,
    I have no graduation
    But I completed CS executive
    & I completed ITT & ORIENTATION
    now I want to convert into direct entry
    My question s after converting on the basis of CS executive can I start articles r else I have to pass IPCC group 1

  3. Saan De says

    Did u register for ipcc ? if you register for ipcc, now you can convert into direct entry scheme and you can start your articleship

  4. dhanush says

    Can we convert cpt registration to icwa registration

  5. santosh kumar says

    hi sir
    i had completed mu (open university) will i am eligible for ca (ipcc) direct enty plz let me know sir

  6. sachin says

    can i go for ipcc exam after cs executive ????

  7. Chetan says

    Mera Cpt ka registration tha
    But cpt clear nahi huya
    Fir CPT registration ko direct entry IPCC me convert kiya
    ye hai ki
    Mein ITT kb tak kar sakta hu for nov 6
    AND article ship itt ke pehle kar sakta hu

    plZ ssolutions

  8. ishitha says

    Sir I hd written my CPT exam In degree second year I.e. dec2015 & HD nt clrd cpt & I vl b completing my degree by march 2017…According to direct entry scheme when I vl b eligible for IPCC exam….thankQ

  9. Sanjay says

    I get 54.57% In TY B Com in 2004
    Accounting 63 Marks, Business Admin. 68 Marks, Economics 44 = Total Of Three Subjects 175
    Admission Is Possible in Direct Entry Level?

  10. Brijesh Prajapati says

    i wanna join the CA

  11. Sneha says

    I’m currently in my second year of Graduation. From January 2019 I’ll be in my third year. My doubt is whether I can apply for provisional registration of Intermediate course in December 2018 itself. And when is the best time to undergo ICITSS during this period (with respect to taking classes to Inter course). Hoping for an immediate response
    Thank you.

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