About Us

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament, viz. The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (Act No.XXXVIII of 1949) for regulating the profession of Chartered Accountancy in the country. The Institute, functions under the administrative control of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. The ICAI is the second largest professional body of Chartered Accountants in the world, with a strong tradition of service to the Indian economy in public interest.


The affairs of the ICAI are managed by a Council in accordance with the provisions of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 and the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988. The Council constitutes of 40 members of whom 32 are elected by the Chartered Accountants and remaining 8 are nominated by the Central Government generally representing the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Finance and other stakeholders.


Over a period of time the ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally, for maintaining highest standards in technical, ethical areas and for sustaining stringent examination and education standards. Since 1949, the profession has grown leaps and bounds in terms of members and student base.


Regulate the profession of Accountancy

Education and Examination of Chartered Accountancy Course

Continuing Professional Education of Members

Conducting Post Qualification Courses

Formulation of Accounting Standards

Prescription of Standard Auditing Procedures

Laying down Ethical Standards

Monitoring Quality through Peer Review

Ensuring Standards of performance of Members

Exercise Disciplinary Jurisdiction

Financial Reporting Review

Input on Policy matters to Government


Committee on Career Counselling


the Committee on Career Counselling is a non-standing committee of the ICAI constituted under regulatory provisions of The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949. The main objective of the Committee is to promote the Commerce Education in India with special focus on CA course amongst Secondary, Senior/ Higher Secondary, Graduate/Post Graduate students as well as other stakeholders.

At the Helm:

CA. Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal

President, ICAI
Vice President, 

CA. Charanjot Singh Nanda

Vice President, ICAI
Terms of Reference of the Committee:
  • To promote the Commerce Education with special focus on CA course from class VIII onwards, Secondary, Senior/ Higher Secondary, Graduate/Post Graduate students as well as other stakeholders in India and Abroad.
  •  To develop and promote motivational stories and creative contents for disseminating Knowledge with focus on CA Education.
  •  To promote the Commerce Education amongst the Students & other Stakeholders through Information Technology (regular Modifications & Maintenance of Committee’s website), using of mobile technology & using of such other tools.
  • To conduct training programmes for School/ College/ University Teachers & to organize Skill India Programme.
  • To suggest/ provide inputs for commerce education syllabus, study material and other aspects of commerce education delivery system, guidelines etc. at Secondary, Higher/ Senior Secondary, Graduate/ Post Graduate level etc. to enable it to integrate & align with commerce education. (To suggest for Uniform commerce education /University course development programme)
  •  To undertake career counselling at Global Level and to advise students at Secondary school Higher/ Senior Secondary school, Graduation/ Post Graduation level & others.
  • To organize and participate in Career Counselling Fairs/ exhibitions or any other activities programmes in India & Abroad to promote the Commerce education with special reference to Chartered Accountancy course.
  • To organize Workshops, Deliberations, Elocution, Quiz, Debate, Essay Writing, Talent Search programme and other contests to attract the students towards Accountancy education (With Special focus on CA Course).
  •  To interact & collaborate with universities, Institutions of Higher Learning, National/ State Boards, Professional Organisations, Professional Accounting bodies & other entities of India & Abroad to receive information aligning with the objectives.
  •  To provide guidance to the immediate Qualifying Chartered Accountants in the form of self-assessment of the skill-sets and area of interest.
  • To organize Faculty Development programmes (as per requirements) for carrying out the activities of the Committee.
  • To take up any other activities aligning with the afore mentioned objective.

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The Committee on Career Counselling

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan,
Plot No. A-29, Sector-62
NOIDA,- 201309, U.P.