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This is who we are

RICS India is a subsidiary of RICS - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - the world’s leading self regulatory professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, construction and associated environment issues.

RICS is also a global accrediting body for over 600 built environment courses of reputed institutions across the world.

It was created in 1868 in the United Kingdom and received a royal charter in 1881.

Our members are known as chartered professionals, and are recognised by the designation after their name - FRICS (Fellow of RICS) or MRICS (Member of RICS).

Today we are a global property professional body which aims to:

  • Regulate and promote the profession
  • Maintain the highest educational and professional standards
  • Protect clients and consumers through a strict code of ethics
  • Provide impartial advice, analysis and guidance

RICS has over 125,000 members practicing across 17 specializations, in more than 146 countries across the globe.

For more information visit www.rics.org

Global website

To explore the history of RICS, our key roles and products, visit the RICS corporate website.


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