Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN)

The institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) was established under the Nepal Chartered Accountants Act, in 1997 A.D. recognized by Government of Nepal. The sole authorized body which regulates the accounting profession and undertakes the chartered Accountancy (CA) education in Nepal as a prestigious and rewarding profession, ICAN also acts as a member of different international professional bodies like International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Confederation of Asian and pacific Accountants (CAPA) and south Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA).

The main objective of ICAN is to enhance the social recognition, and faith on accounting profession making it as a perfect destination by raising the public awareness about the importance of this profession and highlighting the positive outcome of this profession along with its working area. In today’s world, due to globalization, Liberalization and revolution in information technology and business environment, the scope of CA has changed dramatically holding top management section in both public as well as private sector in capacity of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Managing Director, Finance director, Chief Operating Officer, Internal Auditor, etc. Due to the increasing demand of their services, the salary given to a talented and enthusiastic CA holder is also high.


CA course includes both depth theoretical and practical education that result in sound analytical and problem solving skills to the students making this course as a difficult one.

CA courses under ICAN is divided into three CAP level, CAP – I is one year course and the eligibility for studying this is the completion of higher studies with 60% aggregate marks in all subjects, CAP –II is also a one year course for which one needs to pass CAP – I level exam. CAP III, at last, is the three years course which includes practical training and requires passing both group of CAP II examination. ICAN is committed in providing high quality education where the students can get comprehensive study materials through different journals and books available in library and from the team of highly professional teachers. It provides some facilities like conducting a periodic short term crash course, coaching classes, scholarship to talent and financially weak students to pursue CA education, rewards and certificates to merit holders, students exchange program, seminar conference, counseling and career option to students. Realizing its importance, many students choose CA as their field of study and enroll into ICAN.

Thus, the students who want to pursue their career by being head of certain organization and those aspiring to be the managing directors, CA is the correct subject to choose and ICAN is the institute where one can have quality of education in the subject.

For further detail contact:

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal

Babarmahal, Kathmandu

Tel: 00977-01-4269430/42585691