Organisational Profile

Institute of Public Auditors of India (IPAI) was set up as a Society in 1996. We are a ‘not for profit’ organization comprising of specialists in public accounting, auditing and other areas of public finance.

Shri Girish Chandra Murmu, the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, is the ex officio Patron of the Institute.

Dr. Subhash Chandra Pandey, IAAS (Retd.), former Special Secretary to Government of India is the President and Ms. Shubha Kumar, IAAS (Retd.), former Dy. Comptroller and Auditors General, is the Vice President of the Institute.

We have 18 regional Chapters and a growing membership, currently over 2600 members, to provide professional services all accross India. Our members include serving and retired officers from the Indian Audit & Accounts Service (IAAS), Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS), Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS), Indian Economic Service (IES), Indian Statistical Service (ISS), Senior Audit/Accounts Officers, other audit professionals with diverse experience in public oversight and financial management functions. Several members have held senior positions in Government of India or State Governments, Public Sector Enterprises, Autonomous Bodies, Rural and Urban Local Self-Government institutions and not-for-profit entities.

We provide internal audit, research and consultancy services in the area of financial management, accounting and auditing including forensic and performance audit, performance monitoring and evaluation of internal operating systems and projects/ schemes.

The Institute has assisted several reputed organizations in capacity building through training, developing working manuals and providing guidance in audit and accounting matters. The Institute provides consultancy and advisory services and also conducts Research & Publication in public finance and audit and publish journal and newsletter.

The Institute accepts assignments and constitutes appropriate teams working under a system of quality management through professional documentation, supervision and peer reviews.

Mission Statement

To undertake research and developmental activities in the field of Public Auditing, Accounting and Public Finance, disseminate information and knowledge to professionals, practitioners and public servants through diversified training programmes and continuing education and to provide value added financial and management consultancy services to clients as would maximize their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

Vision Statement

To be the premier institution and the Centre of Excellence in the field of Public Auditing, Accountability and Public Finance.

Core Values

Professionalism, Objectivity, Integrity, Reliability