Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours requirement for 2014-16

Kindly note the following requirements w.r.t. completion of CPE hours for the period 1st January 2014 to 31st December 2016.

A. Members, less than 60 years of age, holding Certificate of Practice except the ones who are residing abroad need to:

  • Complete at least 90 CPE hours in the aforementioned 3 year period.
  • Out of the above, a minimum of 20 hours of structured learning has to be completed in each calendar year.
  • Out of the aforementioned 90 hours, 30 hours can be completed by the respective Member through structured/unstructured learning.

B. Members, less than 60 years of age, not holding Certificate of Practice including the ones who are residing abroad need to:

  • Complete at least 45 CPE hours through structured/unstructured learning in the aforementioned 3 year period.
  • Out of the above, a minimum of 10 CPE hours need to be completed each calendar year via structured/unstructured learning.

C. Members, aged 60 years and above, holding Certificate of Practice need to:

  • Complete 70 CPE hours through structured/unstructured learning in the aforementioned period of 3 years.
  • Out of the above, a minimum of 10 CPE hours need to be completed in the 1st calendar year via structured/unstructured learning.
  • A minimum of 20 CPE hours via structured/unstructured learning in the 2nd and 3rd calendar year.

D. The following class of members are exempted from CPE credit hours requirement:

  • All the members (aged 60 years and above) who are not holding Certificate of Practice.
  • Judges of Supreme Court, High Court and Tribunal
  • Members of Parliament/MLAs/MLCs
  • Governors of States
  • Centre and State Civil Services
  • Entrepreneurs (owners of Business (manufacturing) organizations other than professional services)
  • Judicial officers

(Compiled by  CA Sahil Jolly – Jolly & Co. Chartered Accountants, Contact: +91-9999830077, Email : casahiljolly@gmail.com)

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0 responses to “CPE hours requirement for 2014-16”

  1. Arunima Gupta says:

    Exemption is also available to members in the first year of obtaining membership.

  2. SHailesh Jain says:

    Isn’t it should be 31/12/2016 instead of 31/03/2016?

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