9. A.01 The CPE learning activities, which are eligible for CPE Credit hours are divided into Structured Learning Activities (SLAs) and Unstructured Learning Activities (ULAs). This Advisory is meant as guidance and direction to the members who want to avail CPE Credit hours through SLAs.
9.B Eligible Structured Learning Activities and CPE Credit Hours
9.B.01 The indicative list of eligible CPE Structured Learning Activities and eligible CPE Credit hours thereof is as under:
CPE Learning Activity
CPE Credit Hours
CPE Programmes in the form of Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Modular Training Programmes, Refresher Programmes, Certificate Courses, Conventions and Symposia organised by POUs
Time devoted to technical sessions (subject to a maximum of 6 CPE hours per day)
Participation in the activities of Study Groups constituted by Council/Regional Councils/Central Committees of ICAI for specific purposes provided that the terms of reference of such Study Groups including the expected output are approved for eligibility by the Central CPE Committee and also provided that the output of the Study Group is submitted to the Central CPE Committee for granting of CPE credit.
Maximum of 2 hours per meeting per day subject to a maximum of 6 CPE hours in total
Publication of article in the ICAI Journal, ‘The Chartered Accountant’.
A member who acts as faculty in a CPE structured programme/ act as Moderators of teleconferencing programmes
Twice the quantum of the
duration of the technical session*
Chairman of technical session(s) in CPE structured programmes
Twice the quantum of the duration of the technical session to be rounded off to the next whole number, if it is in fraction.
Members who participate in the CPE Teleconferencing programmes
As allotted to the programme
Members who participate in Working Groups/Study Groups/ Technical Committees of the Government Departments / agencies or regulatory bodies / authorities, professional bodies on application to the CPEC by the member/Committee of the ICAI, as the case may be.
Two hours per meeting (subject to a minimum meeting duration of two hours) per day
Members who participate in technical discussions in the Council/Technical Committees of the Institute
Upto six hours for the whole day, with a minimum discussion of one hour per day and the Committee Chairman’s certification of the duration of the discussion.
Prepared technical books/material which has been published by the Institute or technical books published by other publishers
Vetted, reviewed, updated the background material/technical material which has been published by the Institute (including publications of ICAI but excluding material prepared for seminars, conferences, programmes etc.)
e-Learning Courses conducted and monitored by ICAI and its Central Committees
Maximum of 3 CPE hours per e-Learning module on a particular topic subject to a maximum of 6 hours per annum
Preparation of article published in any professional Journal/National News Paper/Regional language Paper
Such other activities, as may be prescribed in these regards from time to time, by the CPEC.
As recommended by the CPEC
* The CPE Committee at its 298th meeting held on 15-12-2014 has decided that a member who acts as a faculty in a CPE Programme will be granted CPE Hours Credit twice of the quantum of the duration of technical sessions subject to a maximum of 4 Hours per CPE Programme.