The unique requirement of practical training is instrumental in shaping a well-rounded professional to ensure that students have an opportunity to acquire on-the-job work experience of a professional nature. Such a practical training:

Under the Present Scheme of Education & Training three years of articleship training has been designed to strike a balance between theoretical education and practical training. A student can also undergo audit training. Eight months of audit training is treated as equivalent to six months of articleship training.

Articleship training under the CA Course not only provides a practical exposure to the students but at the same time offers an excellent opportunity to earn while you learn. CA students are entitled for the minimum amount of stipend based on the city in which they peruse they article ship training as under:



Earn While You Learn

(Minimum Stipend)

Stipend to Articled Assistants
Classification of the normal place of service of the articled assistants Stipend payable per month() during training
Total Stipend
for Three Years
1. Cities/Towns having population of 20 lakh and above 4,000 5,000 1,28,000
2. Cities/Towns having population of 4 lakh and above but less than 20 lakh 3,000 4,000 84,000
3. Cities/Towns having population of less than 4 lakh 2,000 3,000 60000


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

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