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CA CPT - Application Form

Chartered Accountants Common Proficiency Test 2020

Exam Date: 09 Nov 2020,11 Nov 2020,15 Nov 2020,17 Nov 2020

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Exam Date: 09 Nov 2020,11 Nov 2020,15 Nov 2020,17 Nov 2020

CA CPT 2021 Application form: May Cycle Registration, Fee

Updated On - September 24 2020 by Khusboo

CA CPT/Foundation Application Form 2021 will be started from 1st week of February 2021 and the last date to fill the application form will be in 3rd week of April 2021. The test is organized by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) twice a year in May and December, which invites applications from all over India. This examination gives the candidate a brilliant opportunity, to begin with, the course and learn about how the Chartered Accountancy works in India as it is an evergreen and always in-demand field.  It is an entry-level examination for admission to the CA Course. Candidate can read the below-given article to know more about CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Application form.

CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Important Dates

Candidate must check the Important dates regarding CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Application form.
Events for CA CPT/Foundation 2021 (May session)
EventsExam Date
Online Application form Start1st week of February 2021
End to submit the online registration form3rd week of April 2021
Print out the application formMay 2021
without late fee correction window open1st week of May 2021
With Late fee correction window openMay to June 2021
CA CPT 2021 Exam DateJune 2021
Result AnnouncedJuly 2021

CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Application Form

CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Application Form will be available online from 1st week of February 2021 and the last date to fill the application form will be in 3rd week of April 2021. Before filling the application form candidate must check eligibility to avoid rejection. Below mentioned are a few guidelines which must be followed by all the candidates to not make any mistakes which can cost them their examination:
  • Candidate must read the prospectus before applying for CA CPT/Foundation.
  • All the details asked for in Registration/Application form are Mandatory.
  • E-mail ID and mobile number should remain the same till the admission process is completed otherwise candidates might not get all the important details.
  • Once the application form is submitted online, request for any change in the data entered in the application form will NOT be entertained.
  • Ensure that the Online Application Form is filled properly with all complete details.
  • Incomplete/incorrect applications are liable to be rejected at any stage without prior information to the candidate.
  • Candidate must take print of the application form for further process.

Documents required to fill the CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Application form

Candidate must keep the following documents ready while filling the application form:

  • Copy of registration letter for carefully applying against correct Registration Number.
  • Scanned copy of recent photograph and signature. ( 100 – 300 KB and the file should be in jpg format.)

How to fill the CA CPT/Foundation Application form

Candidate can read the below-given steps to avoid mistake while filling the CA CPT application form:

1. Registration

Visit the official website of ICAI https://www.icai.org/

Register by filling the following details:

  • Candidate's name
  • DOB
  • Valid Email ID
  • Mobile No

Click on the registration button, after filling all the details correctly. Your registration number and password will appear on the screen.

2. Filling CA CPT Application Form

After completing the registration process candidate has to fill the application form by filling the following details:

  • Address
  • Pincode
  • State code etc

3. Upload Documents

The candidate has to upload the scanned copy of the above-given documents as prescribed by the authority.

4. Payment of Application fee

The payment of fees will be the last step. Given below the Application fee of CA CPT 2021:

Test Centre In
Form Fees
Exam Fee
Total Fee
Late Fee
Total With Late FEE *









Kathmandu (Nepal)







Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.)/Doha/Dubai/Muscat


USD 325

USD 325

USD 10

USD 425

Mode of Payment

Candidate can pay the application form using both online modes.

Online Mode

Using Master/VISA/Maestro Credit/Debit Card

In addition to the applicable fee payable to the Institute by the candidate towards exam related services, they will be required to pay bank charges at the following rates, while paying the said fee, online through the payment gateway. These are charges payable by the candidate to the bank and will be recovered along with the applicable fee payable to the Institute:- 

Credit Cards:-

Domestic Credit Cards: 0.50% + GST

Domestic Debit Cards / Rupay Cards:-

Upto Rs. 2000: Nil
Greater than Rs. 2000/- : 0.9% + GST

International Card: 0.5% +GST
Net Banking: Nil

BHIM UPI: Upto Rs. 2000/-: Nil
Greater than Rs. 2000 : 0.65% + GST

The fee once paid by the candidate will not be refunded under any circumstances and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. However, failure in electronic transmission, double
payments, lost transaction (after payment) will be only considered for a refund. If Multiple payments will be received by the authority then the candidate's registration number will be identified by the system and would be refunded for the credit of the respective accounts from where they originated, by the office, within 21 days of the last date for submission of exam application forms.

5. Submission of Application Form

After the submission of the application fee candidate must take print of the application form for further process.


In the case of candidates whose photographs/signatures are not appearing on the PDF generated are required to submit the print of the application form to the below-given centre. The Last Date for receipt of PDF is 9th March 2020 (up to 5.30 P.M.).

The Head Office of the Institute at New Delhi and its Regional Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Kanpur, Kolkata and Chennai and Branch Offices at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Ernakulam, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Nagpur, Pune, Surat, Thane, and Vadodara will receive applications within the dates as given above on all working days between 10 am to 5:00 pm. Candidates are requested to deposit the filled in Examination Forms/PDFs at the above-stated branches only but not other branches of ICAI.

Candidate can send the application form via post to the below-given address:

The Additional Secretary (Exams)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.

 Candidates are advised not to send the application form through any courier & to retain the receipt issued by post office till the time of receipt of the admit card. 

CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Application form correction

The candidate makes mistakes while filling the application form therefore authority has provided the form correction facility. The following features will be provided for the form correction process.

  • The on-line window for seeking a change of Centre/Medium will be made available at https://icaiexam.icai.org/
  • This online facility will be available to the candidates. The opportunity called “Correction Window” will be free of cost. There is no second opportunity called “Corrections with fee-Window”

CA CPT/Foundation 2021 Exam Centre

Given below the list of CA foundation test centre:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Aurangabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • Delhi/New Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • Pune
  • Surat
  • Thane
  • Vadodara
  • Vasai 


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Form Start Date:

05 Aug 2020

Form End Date:

25 Aug 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 25 Aug 2020
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