The Institute of Cost Accountants of India

(Statutory body under an Act of Parliament)

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body enacted by the Parliament under the Cost and Works Accountants Act, 1959 to regulate and develop the profession of Cost and Management Accountancy in India. The Institute has on its roll over 70,000 members and 5,00,000 students. The Institute is governed by the Council responsible for the affairs of the Institute and for discharging the functions under the Cost and Works Accountants Act, 1959 having its Headquarters at Kolkata, Office at New Delhi, 4 Regional Councils at Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and New Delhi, Chapters at 95 cities across the country, 9 overseas centers and 113 examination centers.


These are strategic positions in the Institute. People who are accomplished executives with brilliant academic career and excellent track record in the work place will be best suited.


The Institute is on a fast track of growth and expansion. Its approach is ‘People - Centric’ and provides for elaborate HR processes including well-defined policies to cater to employees’ growth and aspirations. To partner its growth process and man key-positions, the Institute is looking for high profile and multi-faceted personalities with leadership qualities, excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills for the following mentioned positions.


SL Vacancy No of Position Locations Details
1 Director - Examination 1 Kolkata Read More
2 Director - Technical 1 Delhi Read More
3 Deputy Director - Tax Research 1 Delhi Read More
4 Assistant Director - CAT 1 Delhi Read More
5 Senior Officer - Technical 1 Delhi Read More
6 Officer - IT 1 Kolkata Read More
7 Officer - Legal One each Kolkata/ Delhi Read More
8 Officer - Journal 1 Kolkata Read More
9 Officer - Secretariat One each Kolkata/ Delhi Read More




General Instructions

  1. Date of Reckoning

    The date of reckoning for computation of eligibility towards age / experience / qualification / etc. shall be 1st October, 2017. On the date of reckoning the applicants should possess the requisite qualifications, experience, etc.

  2. Age Limit, Experience, Qualification, Place of Posting & Cost to Company (CTC)

    Preferred age, qualification and minimum experience required for the position as well as the additional desirable qualification for candidates as on the date of reckoning shall be as per mentioned Job Profile.

  3. Salary and Other Benefits

    Besides Basic Pay, the selected candidates shall be entitled to DA, HRA , Other Allowances, PF, Gratuity, and Parks as per ICAI’s rules.

  4. Submission of Application On-line

    The candidates shall be required to submit their application online through the ICAI’s Website ( No other means / mode of application shall be accepted. Only one application shall be accepted from one candidate corresponding to one Login-ID. Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the prescribed eligibility and other conditions mentioned in this advertisement against the post applied. Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply for only one post that best fits with the candidate’s qualification, experience, etc. vis-à-vis the advertised eligibility criteria. Multiple applications shall not be accepted.

  5. Closing Date for Online Application

    The last date for online application is 10th November, 2017 till 6 PM. Please click here for filling the online application.

  6. Internal Candidates

    The serving employees of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India desirous of applying against the advertised posts shall also have to submit their applications Online. They shall also have to fulfill the eligibility criteria with regard to the Preferred Age, Experience, & Qualification or applicable policy of the Institute.
    For the position of Senior Officer and above, they shall, however, be required to have rendered at least one year of service in the next below grade / scale of pay of the post applied.

  7. Selection Procedure

    The selection procedure shall be through Written Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview for the position of Officer till Assistant Director, Group Discussion and Personal Interview for the position of Deputy Director and only personal interview for the position of Director. The decision of management of the Institute in the selection process shall be final. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.

  8. Probation Period

    The candidates if appointed to a particular post shall have to undergo a minimum probationary period of 1 year from the date of joining. Their services may be confirmed on satisfactory completion of the probationary period.

  9. Process of Screening & Short listing

    Mere submission of application and fulfilling the eligibility criteria does not give any right to any person to be called/appeared for selection process. The process of Screening & short listing shall be on the basis of the qualification, experience & suitability for the post. The decision of the ICAI shall be final and binding in this regard.

  10. Call Letters

    Call letter for Interview shall be sent through e-mail and by post. All correspondence with the candidate shall be done through e-mail at the corresponding address provided by the candidate only.

    The Institute shall not be responsible for any loss of email / letter sent, due to invalid / wrong email ID or corresponding address provided by the candidate or due to any other reason.

  11. Amendments / Modification / Corrigendum

    Any amendment / modification / corrigendum in respect of recruitment through this Advertisement shall only be communicated through the Institute’s website Hence, candidates are advised to keep themselves updated by visiting the website from time-to-time for updates, etc.

  12. General

    1. Candidates are advised to submit the Online Recruitment Applications with relevant documents attached well in advance without waiting for the closing date.

    2. Candidate’s Passport -size colour photo graph (size less than 300 KB) and signature in black-ink (size less than 50 KB) in jpg format to be uploaded.

    3. Candidates for the posts mentioned above are advised to satisfy themselves fully before applying that they meet all the prescribed eligibility criteria for the concerned position.

    4. The candidates should note that the details provided by them in their application are taken on their face value and the onus of proving the correctness and authenticity of the same as and when required lies with the applicant.

    5. Candidates should indicate their organization structure (Board Level downwards) depicting their position along with brief detail of their role and responsibilities in the current assignment along with documentary evidence duly attested.

    6. In case of variation in name / surname / name spelling mentioned in the application with that in the respective certificates pertaining to Qualification / Caste / etc., the applicant shall be required to submit an affidavit from SDM or equivalent to this effect along with the respective documents at the time of interview failing which the candidature shall be liable to be cancelled.

    7. In case it is found that information furnished by a candidate is false or defective in any manner, the candidature of such persons will be summarily rejected as and when it comes to the notice of the management. The candidates are advised to satisfy themselves fully about the correctness of the information furnished.

    8. Candidates called for interview shall be reimbursed to and fro fare by shortest route as per rules of ICAI from the address of correspondence in India to the place of interview on submission of proof of journey limited to Air Fare /rail fair as per rules subject to production of proof of journey.

    9. Candidates employed in Government / Semi-Government / Public Sector Undertaking are required to submit their applications through online mode. They will be required to produce No Objection Certificate from their present employer at the time of interview.

    10. Attested copies of all documents in proof of Age, Qualification, Experience, Pay Scale & Salary should be submitted along with the online application. Candidates will be required to present Original documents for verification at the time of interview.

    11. ICAI shall be free to reject any application at any stage of the recruitment process if the candidate is found ineligible for the position for which he/she has applied or If a candidate is unable to produce the testimonials at the time of Interview regarding their qualification/ NoC and/or experience, no claim for reimbursement of travel expenses shall be entertained.

    12. Clear release order has to be submitted by the candidate at the time of joining if selected for any post. The Institute does not accept appointments on the basis of Deputation/Lien from any organization.

    13. ICAI reserves the right to change the number vacancies and cancel the recruitment process, if required, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereof.

    14. Selected candidate shall be liable to serve the ICAI anywhere in India and the job is transferable.

    15. ICAI shall not be liable for any delay or loss in postal transit for any reasons whatsoever.

    16. Legal jurisdiction in case of any dispute arising out of this recruitment shall exclusively be at Kolkata only.