C.A stands for Chartered Accountant. A Chartered Accountant is a person who is specialized in auditing, taxation and accounting. He also performs as a management and corporate caretaker. Currently accountancy as a profession has become more popular. Even in small companies and businesses the services of a Chartered Accountant is required for money matters.
Besides according to Company Act Chartered Accountant professional are the only professionals who can be recruited as auditors for companies in India. A chartered accountant is a individual who is accepted as a associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) after passing the Final examination of the Chartered Accountancy course which is conducted by the institute.