WHAT IS CPCT or Computer Proficiency Certification Test ?

CPCT is a Computer Based examination to assess the computer related competencies using Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Typing skill of English and Hindi: CPCT is an online examination mandatory for data entry/IT Operator/Assistant Grade-3/steno/shorthand/typist and other similar positions in the departments, corporations and agencies under Government of Madhya Pradesh. Those candidates who want to become eligible for stenotypist, stenographer, clerk, assistant etc need to pass this examination.

CPCT SYLLABUS – Computer Proficiency Certification Test Syllabus

MCQ on the following competencies 1. Basic knowledge of Computer Operations 2. Familiarity with Computer Hardware and Software 3. Proficiency in general IT skills, such as Networking, Internet, Email etc. 4. Reading Comprehension Skills 5. Mathematical/ Reasoning Skills 6. General Awareness

Typing Test for the following competencies

1. Typing in English Language

2. Typing in Hindi(Unicode) language a. Remington(Gail) – Keyboard Layout or b. Inscript – Keyboard Layout


The registration facility is available in both Hindi and English for the candidates. The candidate needs to register themselves on the CPCT Portal ( or MAP-IT portal ( Candidate registration will also create profile of candidate on the portal, which will help them to Pay Exam fees, download Admit Card, Score Card etc. User Credentials i.e. login details of CPCT portal will be sent on registered Email ID and message will be sent to registered mobile number. Any modification to the application will not be allowed once the exam fee is paid and the form is submitted successfully. After successful registration and payment, candidate will be allotted with the available test date at an available test center in one of the preferred city opted by the candidate. In case of non-availability of test dates, MAP_IT would refund the fee paid by the candidate.


The CPCT test Fee for appearing on scheduled test date is Rs. 660/- (Rs. Six Hundred Sixty only). The scheduled date will be announced on CPCT Portal. The test fee can be paid using following medium – 1) Online payment – Online Payment can be done using Net banking / Credit / Debit Cards through multiple gateways available on CPCT Portal. In such cases the payment gateway / net banking charges of respective bank/ payment gateway providers will be applicable and will be charged extra as per prevailing rates applicable at the time of registration. 2) Cash payment – Candidates can Pay in Cash at all authorized MP-Online Kiosks by paying approved kiosk fee (refer CPCT portal) in addition to the prescribed test fee. Note: The fees once paid will not be refunded in any circumstances.



The minimum eligibility criteria to appear for CPCT 1) The candidate should have passed Higher Secondary. 2) The candidate should have completed 18 years as on the date of registration.



The CPCT score card will be valid for 2 years from the Exam Date.


CPCT Assessment Pattern
CPCT consist of two sections:
 MCQ (Multi Choice Question) having 75 questions from specified syllabus.
 Typing Skill Assessment
o English Typing test
o Hindi Typing test

1. All Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) shall have 4 (four) options with one (1) correct option.
2. All MCQ questions shall be available in English and Hindi.
3. Reading Comprehension (RC) shall comprise one (1) passage with 5 MCQ questions.
4. Typing test content will be a passage with possible keystrokes.

Test Duration
1. The Test shall be of two hours (120 Minutes) duration distributed as under
2. 75 minutes for 75 Questions in Sections 1 – 6
3. 15 Minutes for English typing test
4. 15 Minutes for Hindi typing test
5. 15 Minutes for reading instructions and switchover between languages in typing tests

For more details of CPCT candidates can visit official website i.e

CPCT exam is held in every 2 to 3 months.

At present Last Date to register this month CPCT test is 24th july 2017.

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