GUIDELINES FOR CEP STUDY CIRCLES FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE OF COST ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA w.e.f. 1st January, 2016
Specific Norms for members in Industry on the formation and functioning of CEP Study Circles within India
1.1 These Guidelines are issued for the formation of Study Circles, which will carry out functions as specified in this document in order to further the objectives of the Continuing Education Programme Committee of the Institute.
1.2 In view of the mandatory CEP credit hours requirements for members of the Institute as laid down by the Council of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, it has been thought prudent to create another level of Programme Organising Units (POUs) to facilitate the members in complying with the said requirements.
1.3 These guidelines shall supersede earlier guidelines issued by the Institute on the subject.
2.0 Definition of a CEP Study Circle
2.1 A Study Circle is a forum of members of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India who reside/serve in a particular geographical locality and who constitute themselves as such for the purpose of carrying out the objectives which are given hereinafter.
(i) Study circle within the group of same organization.
(ii) Study circle comprise of participants of same location.
2.2 The constitution, formation and functioning of a CEP Study Circle are subject to the rules as given in these Norms.
3.0 Objectives of a CEP Study Circle
3.1 To provide CEP learning activities to the members of the Institute
3.2 To foster and develop professional fellowship, and exchange professional knowledge amongst the members of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India residing/ serving in a particular locality