The Institute of Internal Auditors-India (IIA-India) was formed in 1980 as a National Institute affiliated to Institute of Internal Auditors Global [IIA Global] headquartered in Florida USA. https://global.theiia.org
In India, IIA Chapters were formed since 1954 successively at Bombay, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai, culminating in the recognition of IIA India, as a National Institute in 1980.
Incorporated in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors Global (IIA Global) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.
IIA-India is a non-profit professional organisation dedicated to the advancement and development of the internal auditing profession in India, in sync with the highest standards propagated by its parent body. Presently IIA India has six Chapters in Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Madras and Mumbai. Most the Indian Chapters have in addition, at least one 'Audit Club' attached to it (with less than 100 members in each Audit Club), which operate from cities falling within their respective geographical region. This process facilitates local programs/meetings with minimal time/cost on the part of the members, given the size and spread of the country. The Secretariat of IIA-India is currently based in New Delhi. The present membership strength is around 2500, which includes members drawn not only from trade, industry and practice, but also comprises internal auditors with multi-disciplinary professional skills so as to fully meet the diverse business challenges.
To enhance professionalism amongst its members, IIA-India has brought to India, the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examination conducted by the IIA Global around the world This certification represents the hallmark of excellence in internal auditing worldwide and is a must, considering today's fast-paced dynamic and evolving business environment and requirements. CIA Certification is the only internationally recognized professional qualification for internal auditors.