Fresher Chartered Accountant Salary 36 Lakh in March 2019

Highest Chartered Accountant (CA) salary is 300000 p.m. for international posting and highest salary (CTC) for domestic posting is 22.5 Lac per annum.

ICAI recently organises campus placement programme in Feb-March 2019. Highest Chartered Accountant Salary for International Posting was ₹ 36 Lakhs p.a. Highest salary (cost to company) offered for domestic posting was ₹ 22.50 Lac per annum.

Average salary of a newly qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) in India was ₹ 7.43 Lakh Per Annum. Total 730 newly qualified CAs got salary package of more than ₹ 9 lakhs per annum.

Over 69 years ago, ICAI was established with about 1700 members and has grown to over 2.91 lakh members. Recently, total 14969 candidates have become Chartered Accountant after passing CA Final Examinations.

ICAI has been providing an employment opportunity to the newly qualified Chartered Accountants through Campus placement process. ICAI Campus placement began in 1995 and during the years – 2006 to 2018, nearly 30,000 Chartered Accountants secured entry in the industry.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) conducts campus placement programme two times a year. It is organised for recently qualified CAs who have passed CA Final Exams. In other words, ICAI Campus Placement Programmes held twice a year, i.e. in February-March as well as in August-September.

ICAI Campus Placement Report Analysis February-March 2019

Today, we shall discuss about report of ICAI placement programme completed in the month of Feb-March 2019. You will know the salary of a fresher Chartered Accountant in India.

Recently, the Committee for Members in Industry & Business (CMI&B) of ICAI has organises Campus Placement Programmes Feb-March 2019 for fresher Chartered Accountants. The committee, as a matter of routine practice, organises Orientation Programme in all centres to sharpen the soft skills of candidates and to provide them technical updates.

Highlight of ICAI Campus Placement Feb-Mar 2019

ICAI Campus ProgrammeFeb-Mar 2019
No. of Candidates Registered 9011
No. of Candidates appeared for Interview 6646
No. of Jobs Offered 3815
No. of Jobs Accepted 3180
Percentage of placement (job offered/ candidates appeared) 57.40%

In Feb-Mar 2019, total 9011 newly qualified Chartered Accountants registered in ICAI campus placement programme across the country. With participation of 139 organisations, 3815 candidates got the job offer. Highest salary (cost to company) offered in the domestic-posting category was 22.50 lakh per annum, with average salary (cost to company) offered was 7.43 lakh per annum.

Grouping of Salary Structure of ICAI Campus Placement Feb-Mar 2019

Salary Package (CTC) Range per yearNumber of Candidates
₹9,00,000 and above 730
₹7,50,000 to ₹9,00,000 1748
₹6,00,000 to ₹7,50,000 558
₹5,00,000 to ₹6,00,000 128
₹4,50,000 to ₹5,00,000 16
Total 3180

CA. Prafulla P. Chahjed, President, ICAI said “This placement programme has attracted the highest ever participation from recruiters offering highest number of positions since the inception of the Institute. Education and training at ICAI will ensure that its newly-qualified Chartered Accountant professionals have the critical rudimentary sense equipped with a sceptical approach.”

With a growing economy, the demand for qualified Chartered Accountants is growing dynamically across all sectors. As the custodian of the profession, ICAI has always remained committed to the highest standards of education and to promote ethical accounting practices.

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