A registered student may appear in Common Proficiency Test (CPT) after he has appeared in the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2 examination) conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an examination recognised by the Central Government as equivalent thereto and has complied with such requirements as may be specified by the Council from time to time.
A student is required to apply in the prescribed form. A student can buy a Prospectus from all Regional Offices/Branches of the Institute by remitting Rs.100/-. The Application form for Registration to the course is available with the Prospectus.
Alternatively, The application form can be downloaded from Institute’s website www.icai.org; if Registration Formis downloaded from Institute’s website add Rs. 100/- with Common Proficiency Course (CPC) Registration Fee.
A student can apply & clear CPT level even if he didn’t studied Mathematics at 12th level. Course content of Quantitative Aptitude is based on mathematics of 11th & 12th. A non – math student have to put some extra efforts as comparison to a students who have mathematics.
The following documents to be enclosed along with the CPC Registration form:
(1) Demand Draft towards registration and other fees.
(2) Attested copy of Date of Birth and 10th pass Marks Statement.
(3) Attested copy of proof of Nationality, if student is foreigner.
(4) Attested copy of proof of special category certificate i.e. SC/ST, OBC and Differently abled. CPC Registration
form to be submitted to the Regional Office in consonance with the address of the student.
A student has to follow the examination notification to be issued by the Examination Department of the ICAI andapply in the prescribed form either on-line or physical form. CPT fee for on-line application form is Rs. 500/- andphysical form examination fee of Rs. 1000/- (inclusive cost of application form & exam fee). The ExaminationDepartment will notify the date of CPT and examination centres and issue admit card against examinationapplication form received. CPT fee is subject to change from time to time.
Yes. CA Student while undergoing articled training can pursue Graduation/ Post Graduation Course as well as MBAthrough distance learning programme from the Universities with whom the Institute has signed Memorandum ofUnderstandings (MoUs). These Universities are IGNOU, Bharathiar University, University of Madras and NetajiSubhas Open University (NSOU). Students by obtaining permission from the Institute by submitting Form 112 canpursue course. Students may note that only one course is allowed during articled training period alongwith articledtraining
A student through CPT route can become a Chartered Accountant approximately in 4 years, if he/she passes alleligible examinations in first attempt.
The articled training is a very important and integral part of chartered accountancy course. The eminence of thechartered accountancy profession nationally and globally is very much linked to the articled training. Further,mutual recognition for the chartered accountancy course at international level are based on both thetheoreticalas well as practical training requirements.
No. There is no upper age limit for pursuing CA Course. However, student after passing 10th standard examinationconducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an examination recognized by the CentralGovernment as equivalent thereto may register for Common Proficiency Test (CPT).An employed person can register for the CA Course, but during the articled training, he cannot take employmentand articled training simultaneously.
Yes. The Institute organizes Campus Placement twice a year. Top Notch Companies participate and conductrecruitment process at various offices of ICAI.
FAQs about CS-Found
For registration, please visit www.icsi.edu , click on “onlineservices” ( at the top of home page on right hand side )and proceed.
Yes. Actually registration in CS Course is available through online mode only. Registration through online servicesof institute is available at institute’s website www.icsi.edu.
Students who have passed the Senior Secondary School Examination under 10+2 scheme of a recognized Board orequivalent may seek admission to Foundation Programme.
A student awaiting the Final Year results of the Bachelor’s Degree Examinations may apply for provisionalregistration in Executive programme by submitting the scanned copy of his/her Admit Card (Hall Ticket) of FinalYear Bachelor’s Degree examinations apart from the Passed Mark Sheets of the remaining two years.
For online registration, apart from Credit Card, you may pay through Debit Card/ Net banking Channels /or bankchallan.
Students can reset and recover password at this link
You need to pay registration fees as follows: –
a) Foundation Programmeme Rs. 4500
b) Executive Programmeme Rs.9000 (For Commerce Graduates / CPT passed of ICAI / Foundation passed of ICAI(Cost)) & Rs.10000 (For Non-commerce graduate)
c) CS Foundation Pass Student Rs.8500
SC/ST candidates are required to pay only 50% of the fees payable by general category candidateTo avail the fees concession students are required to submit requisite certificate issued by the competentauthority State/ Central Government. No fees concession is applicable for OBC candidates.
Students who submit their registration form through online mode, they get the User Id instantly after makingpayment of requisite fees. This user Id is in fact their Registration Number.
Students can check their registration status at the following link :
By entering any of the following details
1. Application No.
2. Date of Birth & First Name
3. Mobile Number
4. .E mail ID
Pending letters are sent to the students in case their registration is pending. In case you have not received theletter please check status at 0120- 4522063
The Institute has discontinued the system of sending Registration Letter and Identity Card by post (in physicalform). Instead, the registration letter alongwith Identity card can easily be downloaded from Institute’s website www.icsi.edu.
Students admitted provisionally need to submit copy of their 10+2 passing certificate / mark sheet (For studentsadmitted in Foundation stage) , graduation passing certificate / or mark sheet (For students admitted in Executivestage) within six months since their registration .otherwise their registration may be cancelled and fee gets for feited.
Registration for Foundation programme is valid for three years, whereas registration for executive programme is valid for five years.
Students having following qualifications (& having secured 50% or more marks in aggregate ) and applying forexemption with requisite certificates and paper wise exemption fee @ of Rs.1000/= per subject on or before lastday for claiming paper-wise are eligible to claim exemptions in the respective subjects :
Foundation General SC/ST Handicapped
Programme 1200 600 300
Programme 1200 600 300
Programme 1200 600 300
Examination application can be filled up only through online services available at Institute’s website www.icsi.eduAny other question you have in mind, you can put in enquiry or call 9811796563, 9811793111. We will try to answer ASAP. (Within 24 hours)
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