The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1949) for the regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. During its nearly six decades of existence, ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally, for its contribution in the fields of education, professional development, maintenance of high accounting, auditing and ethical standards. ICAI now is the second largest accounting body in the whole world.
The Board of Studies is primarily engaged in imparting education mainly through distance education mode to the students of the professional course of Chartered Accountancy as well as Professional Education courses leading to the Chartered Accountancy. To serve the needs of students it performs several functions which may be broadly summarized as follows:
• Preparation and continuous revision of comprehensive study materials covering all the subjects prescribed for study by the students undergoing Professional Education Course, Compulsory Computer Training Programme for 100 hours, Course on General Management and Communication Skills and Chartered Accountancy course. The study materials are distributed to the students registered for various courses through regional offices and selected branches. The study materials include, inter alia, study modules, suggested answers, Revision Test Papers, Periodical supplements, newsletter, etc.
• Attending to large number of communications received from members/students/ public, relating to various aspects of Education & Training.
• Counselling the students through correspondence, E-mail as well as personal discussions.
• The Board is also conducting, on a regular basis, Seminars, All India and Regional Conferences, Residential Courses, Elocution and quiz contest for the benefit of students
The main purpose is to change the methodology of learning. Our main focus is on strengthening the basic fundamentals of students through innovative learning. As scientifically proven, anyone learns more by seeing than by reading.The personal interaction of teachers with the students is decreasing day by day due to increase in number of students. So, we will try to make the students feel that he is not ignored and getting personal attention from the teacher.