Under the Present Scheme of Education & Training three years (3 years) of articleship training has been designed to strike a balance between theoretical education and practical training by the ICAI.
A student can also undergo audit training. Eight months of audit training is treated as equivalent to six months of articleship training.
The unique requirement of practical training is instrumental in shaping a well-rounded professional to ensure that students have an opportunity to acquire on-the-job work experience of a professional nature. Such a practical training: