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Login related queries :
The steps involved in on-line registration are detailed on the home page of icaiexam.icai.org under the "CPT June 2019 Exam Details" "How to register" and "Help on Applying for Exams". Students may note that under this portal, the login once created from Dec2016 onwards exam cycle onwards for a given Student Registration Number continues for that student till they pass out of Final exam. Students are advised to change the password and take control of this SingleSignOn for various activities offered under this portal.
Yes, since the same is required for informing your user-id and password to you for filling up the on-line examination application form. It will also be useful for receiving e-mail updates/alerts relating to the CPT exam from the Exam Department of ICAI. Make sure that you fill the correct and active e-mail ID( without any typographical errors), as all communications from ICAI including your user ID and password will be sent to the primary email ID that you enter.
No, we strongly recommend that you should have your own email ID so that you can send/receive communication/s in a quick, secure, cost effective and eco-friendly manner.
Yes, but you should verify them later. There is a declaration in the "Apply & Track Your Application" section for email id and mobile number. You can agree to it and proceed to apply for the exam by clicking "Not Now". But we strongly recommend that you verify both your primary email id and mobile number against your registration before you proceed. This will ensure that all electronic communications from ICAI exams reach you.
Yes, you can do so, until you make successful payment but after that stage you cannot make any changes.
Though the login particulars are displayed on the screen itself these are also sent to primary email-id and your mobile, please check the bulk/spam mail folder for a recent mail with the subject "Application Registration for ICAI Exam Portal". Else you can contact the Help Desk at 18004192929 (for users of BSNL/MTNL lines) or 0120-3054851, 0120-3054852, 0120-3054853, 0120-3054854, 0120-3054835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753 and 4953754 or send an email to onlineexamforms@icai.in. Do quote the exam.(i.e. CPT- June,2019), your Student Registration number, Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth while seeking these details.
Yes, In case you registered here from the last exam cycles (ie; CPT-December-2016 onwards), you will have to use the same log-in ID and password which is your SingleSignOn till you pass out of Final exam.
Click on the "Forgot password" on the login screen (under the “New User Register Here). You will have three options to fetch the login details. If you continue to experience difficulties, you may contact the Help Desk at 18004192929 (for users of BSNL/MTNL lines) or 0120-3054851, 0120-3054852, 0120-3054853, 0120-3054835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753 and 4953754 or send an email to onlineexamforms@icai.in at least two working days before the last date of application. Do quote the exam.(i.e. CPT- June, 2019), your Student Registration number, Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth while seeking these details.
  • Check the opening page to see if there are messages or alerts that inform you that the on-line Exam Forms system is temporarily unavailable.
  • Check that you are using the correct log-in ID and password to access your account.
  • Check your acknowledgement e-mail for your log-in ID and password to ensure that you are using the correct one.
  • Clear the Temporary Internet files and cookies and restart the system.
  • Try from some other system.

In case the problem persists, you may get in touch with the Help Desk, contact details of which are given at the end of the FAQs.

Your identity as a student of ICAI is validated through your ten digit registration number ( like NRO0123456) , name of the course for which you are presently registered and your date of birth that you had entered while creating the user ID. If these fields do not match with that in the Institute’s database, you would be admitted on Provisional basis.

Hence, please ensure that you fill in your student registration number exactly as per the registration letter sent to you. You may keep a copy of the letter from Board of Studies, ICAI registering you as a student of ICAI ready, so that you can fill your registration number correctly.

Also ensure that you fill in your date of birth, as per the documents submitted by you to the Institute at the time of registration.

In case your details do not match with our records, we shall still issue the user ID and password. However, you will be permitted to submit a provisional application, subject to submission/verification of documentary evidence, i.e. your copy of your registration letter indicating your registration number and date of registration to Common Proficiency Course.

Some of the errors committed by candidates while filling the on-line forms are as follows:

  • Your unique student registration number typed on the on-line registration form may be different from the one that is communicated to you by the Board of Studies of the Institute.
  • The date of birth you enter in the form may be different from the date of birth on the records of the Institute.


You can continue to fill up the form on provisional basis as under:

You will see the system message "Registration No. and Date of Birth you have entered doesn't match with our records. However you may submit the details as Provisional Candidate. The system will allot a unique Provisional Registration Number (PRCxxxxxxx) for this exam cycle. Please refer FAQs on Exam Forms FAQ for CPT for details about Provisional Registration"

Under this message you will find a check-box with the words "YES. Register me as Provisional Candidate"

Click on this box and then in the box against the words “Registration Number as per your Records” enter the registration number received by you from the regional office taking care that the first three characters are alphabets and the remaining seven are digits.

After submission of other details ie; email-id and mobile number against this combination of name and date of birth, the system will display a system generated log-in ID having 3 alphabets "PRC" with a 7 digit numeric suffix only for the purpose of submission of provisional application for CPT exam. You can log in using these details to fill your exam form online.

The registration will be provisional. The office will try to regularise the registration with the help of particulars provided by you and will bother you only in case it remains unresolved at our end.

In case you receive the registration number after filling the on-line exam form, you may send a scanned copy of your registration letter by email at cpt_exam@icai.in

Please do read the Guidance Notes to satisfy yourself about the eligibility conditions.

You can submit your provisional on-line application.

Also, contact the concerned Regional Office of the Institute and get your registration number. Thereafter, you may submit a copy of the your registration letter to the Exam Department at the address given below (enclosing therewith a copy of your on-line application form), by separate post, along with a signed letter quoting your registration number and bar code/control number of your exam application form requesting for taking your correct Registration Number on record before hosting of Admit Cards.

The Joint Secretary (Exams)
Examination Department
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan
Indrapastha Marg
New Delhi 110 002

In case you fulfill the eligibility conditions as mentioned in "Guidance Notes" and you have applied for Common Proficiency Course registration on or before 30th June, 2017 but have not yet received your registration number OR for your registration number the on-line exam portal is indicating "Already Registered" and you wish to apply on-line, you may apply as a provisional candidate as follows:

In the "Select Prefix" select "OTHERS"

In the area/box "Enter the seven digits of your registration number" enter any seven digits say 1234567

Enter your date of birth that you had filled in the CPT Course registration form.

A system message will appear "Registration No. and Date of Birth you have entered doesn't match with our records. However you may submit the details as Provisional Candidate. The system will allot a unique Provisional Registration Number (PRCxxxxxxx) for this exam cycle. Please refer FAQs on Exam Forms FAQ for CPT for details about Provisional Registration"

Under this message you will find a check-box with the words "YES. Register me as Provisional Candidate"

Click on this box and then in the box against the words "Registration Number as per your Records"

Enter the registration number as per the example given below:

Example Name: ASHISH KUMAR SINGH
Example Date of Birth: 01-10-1997

Then you may fill ASHI011097 (first four characters of name + Date + Month+Year of Birth) in the box "Registration Number as per your Records"

Please do read the Guidance Notes to satisfy yourself about the eligibility conditions.

After submission of other details ie; email-id and mobile number against this combination of name and date of birth, the system will display a system generated log-in ID having 3 alphabets "PRC" with a 7 digit numeric suffix only for the purpose of submission of provisional application for CPT exam.

The registration will be provisional. The office will try to regularise the registration with the help of particulars provided by you and will bother you only in case it remains unresolved at our end.

In case you receive the registration number after filling the on-line exam form, you may send a scanned copy of your registration letter by email at cpt_exam@icai.in

If you have successfully logged into the on-line application and need technical support, you can contact the Help Desk numbers mentioned on the home page or send an email to onlineexamforms@icai.in. They will respond via email as soon as possible ( and within one working day). Please note that the Technical Help Desk can only answer technical questions; they cannot answer questions related to the exam, eligibility etc.
This has most likely happened because you created two accounts (which is technically a very remote possibility ) and have logged into the wrong one. Please make sure you have used the correct log-in ID address and password to access your account.
The Declaration is a signed and attested undertaking that needs to be uploaded onto the portal by the students without which the system will not accept the form. This is required for avoiding the wastage of paper and saving unnecessary postage related expenses to the students.
It is available under "CPT-June, 2019 Exam Details" box.
Yes changes in profile and exam details can be made before the payment is successfully made for the exam form.
Payment related queries :

Someone else can pay for your test, as long as you have their permission to do so.

Take care to give your details when filling in the on-line form. When paying for your exam, we will ask you for the cardholder's details.

Yes. You can make payment of exam fees by using master/visa/maestro/Rupay credit/debit cards and NetBanking.

Late fee for applications filled on-line during the period 25-04-2019 to 02-05-2019 is Rs. 600/- ( USD 10).

Please fill the form early to avoid any last minute technical glitches and rush.

Multiple payments received , if any, for a single student (with same registration number), will be identified by the system and are refunded to the credit of the respective accounts from where they originated, by the office, within 21 days of the last date for submission of forms

In case you have made payment of exam fees more than once which is received by us for the same student registration number and you do not get a refund within 21 days from the last date for submission of forms, you can claim a refund of the excess amount paid by you, by writing to us within 30 days from the last date for submission of forms, along with documentary evidence, such as bank/credit card statement, of having paid the exam fees more than once. ICAI will verify the same and refund the excess amount, if any, paid by you.

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No. Change of centre or medium is not permitted at this stage. Hence, it is suggested that you may check carefully in the preview page whether the details filled in by you are correct. Before you proceed to make on-line payment and submit the on-line form. You are also advised to keep a copy of the on-line form submitted by you, for your record, in your own interest. Please refer Guidance Notes and Institute’s web site www.icai.org for announcements regarding ‘Correction Window’ where you can apply for such changes.
Important dates :

Last date for submission forms without Late Fee is 24-04-2019 and with Late Fee is 02-05-2019.
(New Registration Closes at 17.30 Hrs IST of 02-05-2019, On-line Form Filling and Payments Close at 23:59 Hrs IST of 02-05-2019)

Last date for receipt of the print-out (PDF) of the on-line exam forms is – 06-05-2019 (Upto 17.30 Hrs IST)

On-line registration closes at 17.30 (Hours) (IST) on 2nd May, 2019 for June, 2019 CPT exam. Hence, take care to see that you fill in and submit your on-line form early enough and do not rush at the last minute.

Generation of print-out of the on-line form :
Please fill the forms in timely manner, so as to avoid last minute issues/problems.

The word provisional is appearing because while creating your log-in ID, your registration number and/or date of registration and/or your date-of-birth did not match with particulars in our database or you did not enter your correct student registration number and/or date of birth.

You may take a print out of the provisional exam application form and send us in the normal course, as per the procedure prescribed.

Also send seperately, a signed letter quoting the registration number and bar code number/control number, with a copy of your Common Proficiency Course registration letter, to us to verify your registration number, by separate post. Please do not send the request letter along with the print out of the on-line form. Send it by separate post.

If you have not received your registration letter from the concerned regional office of ICAI so far, you may fill in and submit your exam application form as Provisional ( Refer Q13 & 14 above) and later on submit a copy of the same as soon as you receive it. Do get in touch with your regional office to confirm your registration number and date of birth.

Upon successful completion of on-line registration for filling up the on-line application form, a message appears on the computer screen stating that your transaction is successful and giving further instructions on how to take a print out of your on-line submitted application and send the same to us. You can take a print out of the same and send it to the Institute, duly attested. You should also keep a copy for your record. Mere deduction of fee from your account does not mean successful application. Please check the status of your application under "CPT-June, 2019 -> Exam Details -> Check Your Payment/Exam Application Status" and if the same is not successful, please pay again.

Those candidates whose photographs and signatures are appearing on the PDF, need NOT send the printout of the PDF to Exam Dept.

Applicants whose photograph / signature are not appearing on the PDF have to affix their photograph & sign the PDF before necessary attestation and dispatch/ the same to Exam Section or submit it by hand delivery at the offices of the Institute mentioned in the Guidance Notes.

IMPORTANT : Candidates are advised NOT to paste the photographs over the photographs already appearing in the PDF from the system (based on the respective candidates photograph and signatures appearing in the previous Exam forms submitted by him) or sign over the signature already appearing in the PDF from the system as NO cognizance of the same will be taken of and such changes will be summarily ignored.

Printout of Exam Application form (PDF) received after 06-05-2019 will not be entertained under any circumstances. Therefore, candidates are advised to fill up the exam forms on-line at an early date to avoid last minute technical glitches and send the PDF form generated at least 3-4 days in advance of the last date.


Submission by Post : You may send printout of the on-line submitted form (PDF) by SpeedPost/Registered Post Only(not by courier/ordinary post) without folding and superscribing the envelope as "Exam Application Form CPT, June-2019" so as to reach us on or before 06-05-2019. The address for posting is as under:

The Joint Secretary (Exams)
Examination Department
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg,
New Delhi - 110 002.

The print-out of the on-line form reflects what is filled up by you. We request you to be careful while filling and saving the form. If you have made the successful payment and want corrections, you can highlight the area wrongly entered/appearing in the print-out of the on-line form and mark the correction (in ink) without disturbing any other area.

Also send SEPARATELY a signed request letter quoting the registration number and bar code number/control number intimating the correction required. Please do not send the letter along with the print out of the on-line form. Send it by separate post.

On-line facility for seeking change of Centre/Medium after submission of examination application form for CPT June 2019.

It is found that some candidates while filling the examination application form do not exercise reasonable care and commit errors and seek change of Centre/Medium, on account of errors committed by them in their examination application forms, after on-line submission of application.

With a view to provide an opportunity to the candidates to correct such errors made by them it has been decided to put in place an on-line facility to view and correct errors if any, committed by them while submitting the examination application form, in the fields of Centre/Medium with effect from May/June 2015 examinations.

Salient features of the facility are as follows:

1. Manual applications seeking change of Centre/Medium will not be entertained.
2. The on-line window for seeking change of Centre/Medium will made available at http://icaiexam.icai.org
3. This online facility (Correction Window) will be available to the candidates, in two separate sessions. The first opportunity (called "Correction Window") will be free of cost and the second opportunity ( called "Corrections with fee-Window") will be for a fee of Rs 1000/- .
4. Candidates will be able to check the status of their request from the above mentioned website i.e; http://icaiexam.icai.org Detailed Procedures and the norms governing this facility are hosted on www.icai.org under the Examination page vide announcement dated 2nd February, 2015. Candidates are advised to take note of the above provisions carefully and take advantage of the online facility being made available appropriately.

Details are as follows:

I. Free on-line facility for seeking change of Centre/Medium :
(To be hosted normally one week after last date for submission of CPT (Exam) Application Forms and closing date after one week from date of hosting)

Details contained in the examination application forms submitted by the candidates will be hosted on website http://icaiexam.icai.org,

II. On-line facility for seeking change of Centre/Medium for a fee of Rs 1000/- (To be hosted normally on 25th May/25th November for June/December CPT respectively and closing date one week before the date of CPT Examination)

1. A candidate while applying for change of Centre/Medium through the on-line facility as mentioned above, can login to the system using their log-in ID and password. During pre-defined timeline indicated under the Important dates, the candidates can select to Apply for the correction through their dashboard

2. Candidates will be permitted to correct errors if any thru this channel, in Centre/Medium, in the data hosted, when the "Correction Window" is open at a fee of Rs. 1000/- for either one or more changes.

3. Candidate will also be permitted to change the centre opted ie; from Indian Centre to Overseas Centre and pay the differential examination fee plus the fee of Rs. 1000/- as mentioned in para 2 above, online through payment gateway.

4. A change may include change of Centre/Medium either jointly or severally.

5. Candidate will be required to upload scanned copy of a handwritten/typed application for change of Centre/Medium duly signed by him.

6. Upon submission of the request, the candidate will get a Successful Submission confirmation on the screen. Candidates must ensure to check that their request for correction has been captured successfully. Mere deduction of the amount from the candidates account is not sufficient. It is made clear here that successful submission of request does not mean that the request has been approved. Upon approval of the request, details of the changes effected will be hosted on the same website and candidates can check the same.

7. Applications for changes sought shall be permitted only once. Once a candidate submits his option for a change, he cannot go back to the earlier choice or seek another change.

8. The candidates as well as the new examination centres where they are shifted, as per the request of the candidate, will be informed of the change by way of letter/e-mail.

9. No fresh Admit Card will be issued to the candidates. Candidates will be required to appear in the CPT (Examination), with the Admit Card already issued/downloaded from website icaiexam.icai.org alongwith a copy of the approval letter/e-mail sent to them.

10. Requests for change of Centre/Medium received subsequent to the closure of the "Correction with Fee-Window" i.e; 7 days before the date of CPT (Examination), shall not be entertained under any circumstances.

11. The fee of Rs 1000/- received for change of Centre/Medium will not be refunded, except in those cases where the request cannot be considered on account of administrative reasons. Refund of such fee of Rs 1000/-, would be made within 30 days after the date of CPT (Examination).

You have been advised on the portal, not to open more than one session at the same time on the same computer. As advised, always clear the temporary internet files and cookies before filling the form. Though abundant precaution is taken to avoid such mishaps, you will now have to get in touch with us by e-mail to cpt_exam@icai.in (with a copy by speed post) to have this resolved alongwith corrected and signed print-out of the on-line form and copy of your Common Proficiency course Registration letter and also inform over telephone at 0120-3054851, 852, 853, 854, 835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753 and 4953754.
immediately to enable us to do the needful well in time before the due date of CPT (Examination).

This situation, may, sometimes, occur due to variety of technical reasons beyond ICAI’s control in which case, you may have to start all over afresh and also make payment once again. As to refund of the earlier payment made by you, please refer to FAQ No. 20.

No. Please do not send any enclosures along with the printout of on-line form.

Before filling up the form, please ascertain your eligibility as laid down vide Regulation 25D of the C.A. Regulations, 1988 and also mentioned at 1.3 of Guidance Notes to CPT Candidates.

In case you have submitted a provisional form, you will be admitted provisionally and permitted to appear for the exam, on provisional basis only and in case it is found that you did not meet the eligibility requirements, your admission to CPT, and if already appeared, the result thereof will not be published. In case you are ineligible, ICAI will send you a separate communication for compliance of eligibility requirements.

Those candidates whose photographs and signatures are appearing on the PDF, need NOT send the printout of the PDF to Exam Dept.

In case you do not send us the print out of your on-line exam form, issue of admit card to you will be held up. Absence of your photograph and signature will create difficulties in issue of your admit card and result card. Hence you are advised to send the print out of your on-line application containing your photograph and signatures duly attested so as to avoid these difficulties/correspondence at a later date.

Your photo and signature and data on the print out of the on-line form to be submitted by you has to be attested either by a Chartered Accountant or your School/College Principal Or by a Gazetted Officer.

General queries :

Admit Cards with photograph and signatures of all the candidates will be hosted on website icaiexam.icai.org around 25th May/25th November for June/December CPT respectively. No physical Admit Cards will be sent.

You may download the same from the above website, i.e. icaiexam.icai.org by selecting the Admit Card Activity from your dashboard. This downloaded admit card bearing your scanned photograph and signature is valid for admission to the exam.

In case you experience difficulty in downloading the admit card, till a week before commencement of exam, you may contact the Help Desk numbers under Contact Us on the home page of icaiexam.icai.org

On receipt of admit card, please do verify your name, photograph, signature, registration number, centre, medium, etc. In case of any discrepancy, you can contact us at following phone numbers / email-ids :

Helpline Numbers: 0120-3054 851, 0120-3054 852, 0120-3054 853,0120-3054 854, 0120-3054835, 4953751, 4953752, 4953753 and 4953754

Email ID       cpt_exam@icai.in

Or e-Sahaayata available under ‘e-Services’ on the home page of the Institute’s website www.icai.org

You may refer to the announcement in this regard in the Students/Examination/FAQs section of our website www.icai.org or the Guidance Notes for CPT Candidates hosted on this website, for complete details.

You may refer to "Guidelines for grant of writer / compensatory time to the differently abled candidates" of the Guidance Notes for CPT candidates hosted on this site or see the announcements hosted on the URL http://220.227.161.86/32418examguidelines.pdf and http://220.227.161.86/32419examprocedure.pdf , for complete details.

Candidates who have been allotted a Permanent Concession Card are exempt from payment of exam fee during the validity of that Permanent concession card.

Candidates with permanent disability can apply for issue of Permanent Concession Card as per the procedure laid down. Please visit Examinations >> Students at icai.org for details. They may pay the exam fee on-line, in the meantime, pending issuance of permanent concession card & apply for refund in due course.

Yes, you have to apply separately for the exam. Every student registered for the Common Proficiency Course before the last date (i.e. 30th June, 2017 for June 2019 CPT) and has already appeared in 12th class recognised examination for being eligible to appear in CPT, is required to apply separately for appearing in the CPT(examination).

Yes, it is mandatory that a candidate should have either passed or already appeared in recognised Class 12th (10+2) examination or its equivalent. As per a recent decision of the Council of the ICAI, candidates with certain higher qualifications are also eligible to appear in the CPT (for complete details, please see enclosure 36 of APPENDIX-C in the Guidance Notes for CPT Candidates hosted on this website, before appearing in CPT (examination). If not already appeared as on the date of filling up / submitting the application for June 2019 CPT (examination), the candidate should be going to appear in recognised Class 12th (10+2) examination in April/May, 2019, ie; before appearing in CPT June, 2019 Examination.

We welcome your feedback/suggestions on your experience in filling the on-line forms. You can send the same to us at any of the contact details given below:

a) E-mail:

i) onlineexamforms@icai.in (Only For feedback relating to Technical difficulties in filling on-line forms during the duration of the on-line filling of form ) and
ii) cpt_exam@icai.in

b) Phone:

18004192929-For users of MTNL or BSNL lines and for others :-
0120-3054 851
0120-3054 852
0120-3054 853
0120-3054 854
0120-3054 835
0120-4953751
0120-4953752
0120-4953753
0120-4953754

c) By post:

The Joint Secretary (Exams)
Examination Department
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan
Indraprastha Marg
New Delhi 110 002