Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI) is the apex body of consulting engineers in India having membership of organisations as well as individuals. The membership represents large, medium and small consultancy companies/ organisations both in the private and public sector and eminent individual consultants. EPC organisations are also members of CEAI since they have specialists in planning, design engineering, apart from construction management.

CEAI is the Member Association, of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, commonly known as FIDIC, the acronym for Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils, representing the Consulting Engineering Fraternity in India. FIDIC has membership of more than 100 Member Association of various countries and is headquartered in Geneva.

CEAI was incorporated in 1996, with the merger of two leading national associations

Association of Consulting Engineers (India)

(ACE(I)), incorporated in 1960 and National Association of Consulting Engineers (NACE), incorporated in 1976. Thus, CEAI has, behind it six decades of accumulated knowledge and experience.

  • CEAI promotes the interest and works to enhance the status of the consulting engineering profession in India
  • CEAI advocates global networking and co-operation
  • CEAI’s activities include:
    • Quality development of Consultants.
    • Productivity enhancement.
    • Promotion of ethical practices.
    • Facilitation and interaction with government and other authorities/ bodies to streamline and improve the system of engagement of consultants.
  • Regional Centres in Jaipur, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Mumbai to broad base activities.