CPE Hours Credit Applicability Requirement ICAI Status

ICAI CPE Hours Credit Requirement is Applicable to all Members whether holding Certificate of Practice or not. CPE Hours requirement is however different for Members doing Practice and Members in employment. In this Article, we will provide complete information regarding the CPE Hours Requirement for New Members, Applicability of CPE Hours and CPE Hours login details. We will also list out how to check CPE Hours Credit Status online.

CPE Hours Meaning

The Term CPE stands for Continuous Professional Education. This was introduced by ICAI to enable continuous learning of academic knowledge for its Members.

CPE Hours Meaning

CPE Hour Credit can be earned by attending seminars held by ICAI on various professional topics line Income Tax, Service Tax etc at its branch offices. The CPE Credit can also be earned by watching online specified videos by ICAI.

Before conducting a Seminar, ICAI will mentioned, what CPE Credit you will earn by attending the Seminar lecture.

CPE Hours Requirement

CPE Hours Requirement for CA

The CPE Hours Requirements is not the same for all the Chartered Accountants. And the requirement is again classified into Rolling Period and Single Calendar Year period.

Below, we have listed out the requirements specified by ICAI for its Members (Doing Practice or in Employment etc)

CPE Requirement for 3-Year Rolling Period

Member Category Min Hours Max Hours
Members Holding Certificate of Practice 60 CPE Hours 90 CPE Hours
Members not Holding COP Not Applicable 60 CPE Hours


CPE Requirement for a Single Year

Member Category Min Hours Max Hours
Members Holding Certificate of Practice 10 CPE Hours 20 CPE Hours
Members not Holding COP Not Applicable 20 CPE Hours


Check Your CPE Credit Status Online

Check Your CPE Credit Status Online

Members can keep track of their CPE Credit Hours online from the below mentioned link of the ICAI. Members need to enter their Login ID and Password to access the CPE Hours Credit Status.


ICAI Helpline for CPE Hours

In case a Member face any problem with the CPE Hours or if you have any further queries, we would recommend you to contact ICAI through the following numbers:

  1. 044-30210305
  2. 044-30210306
  3. 044-30210350


Updated: April 21, 2018 — 5:44 am

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