About ICAI

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament, viz. The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 on 1st July, 1949 for regulating and promoting the profession of Chartered Accountancy in the country. The Institute, functions under the supervision of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

  • ICAI is the largest professional body of the Chartered Accountants in the World with over 1.15 million Members and Students, having a strong tradition of service to the Indian economy in the public interest.

ICAI Presence

Headquarters: New Delhi, India
Regional Offices: 5 (Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kanpur, New Delhi)
Branch Offices: 168 branches spread all over the country

  • Overseas Chapters: 46
  • Representative Offices: 34
  • Presence in: 80 global cities of 47 Countries
  • Overseas Offices: 2 (Dubai and Singapore)
ICAI Global Footprints

Activities at a Glance:

Regulate the profession of Accountancy

Laying down Ethical Standards

Education and Examination of Chartered Accountancy Course

Monitoring Quality through Peer Review

Continuing Professional Education of Members

Ensuring Standards of performance of Members

Conducting Post Qualification Courses

Exercise Disciplinary Jurisdiction

Formulation of Accounting Standards

Financial Reporting Review

Prescription of Standard Auditing Procedures

Inputs on Policy matters to Government



CA Firm Participation


Speaking Opportunities


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