Quantitative Aptitude :: CA CPT : Syllabus Books


CA_CPT :: Common Proficiency Test
[One paper: Four Sections - 200 marks]

(Two Sections– Two hours – 100 Marks)

Section – A : Fundamentals of Accounting (60 Marks )

Section – B: Mercantile Law (40 Marks )

(Two Sections– Two hours – 100 Marks)

Section – C: General Economics (50 Marks )

Section – D: Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks )

Level of Knowledge :

Basic knowledge.

Objective . . .

  1. To test the grasp of elementary concepts in Mathematics and Statistics and application of the same as useful quantitative tools.

Contents . . .

  1. Ratio and proportion, Indices, Logarithms.

  2. Equations
    Linear – simultaneous linear equations up to three variables, quadratic and cubic equations in one variable, equations of a straight line, intersection of straight lines, graphical solution to linear equations.

  3. Inequalities
    Graphs of inequalities in two variables  common region.

  4. Simple and Compound Interest including annuity, Applications

  5. Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations

  6. Sequence and Series – Arithmetic and geometric progressions

  7. Sets, Functions and Relations

  8. Limits and Continuity, Intuitive Approach

  9. Basic concepts of Differential and Integral Calculus (excluding trigonometric functions)

  10. Statistical description of data
    1. Textual, Tabular & Diagrammatic representation of data.
    2. Frequency Distribution.
    3. Graphical representation of frequency distribution – Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Ogive

  11. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
    Arithmetic Mean, Median – Partition Values, Mode, Geometric Mean and Harmonic, Mean, Standard deviation, Quartile deviation

  12. Correlation and Regression

  13. Probability and Expected Value by Mathematical Expectation

  14. Theoretical Distributions
    Biomial, Poisson and Normal.

  15. Sampling Theory
    Basic Principles of sampling theory , Comparison between sample survey and complete enumeration , Errors in sample survey , Some important terms associated with sampling , Types of sampling , Theory of estimation , Determination of sample size .

  16. Index Numbers

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