International Centre for Information Systems and Audit (iCISA) International Training Centre of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Shri Shashi Kant Sharma
Comptroller and Auditor General of India

The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) of India is a Constitutional Authority appointed by the President of India to head the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of India. The C&AG of India plays an important role in public sector auditing.

The SAI's mission is to promote accountability, transparency and good governance through high quality auditing of public receipts and expenditure in order to provide independent assurance to stakeholders that public funds are being used efficiently and only for the intended purposes.

SAI of India has the additional responsibility of steering the INTOSAI Knowledge Sharing Committee and its Working Group on IT Audit as its Chairman. SAI India has also been elected as member to the UN Board of Auditors for a six year term which started from 1st July 2014.

The International Centre for Information Systems and Audit (iCISA) is the premier international training institute of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India(SAI India). Designed to cater to the training requirements of the international auditing fraternity, the Centre was set up in 2002. It has since then gradually evolved into a highly sought after destination for acquiring and expanding audit skills and knowledge. With a visiting faculty of distinguished working professionals, backed by a dynamic curriculum, iCISA acts as a catalyst for high end auditing. iCISA imparts training not only to the officials of the Supreme Audit Institutions across the globe, but also to the officers from other Government Departments within India and abroad. The programmes offered at iCISA provide the officials with the tools and techniques required for effective auditing in line with the best professional practices. The course content of iCISA programmes is drawn from real life audit scenarios and presented by executives with first-hand experience in the delivery of Government Schemes & Programmes. In addition to being committed to providing an excellent learning experience for audit professionals, iCISA also serves as a prime resource centre for IT Auditing for the Supreme Audit Institution of India.