All Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Registered Valuers Association (RICS RVA) professionals must demonstrate competencies appropriate to their chosen asset classes.
Each competency is defined at three levels of attainment. Candidates must reach the required level in a logical progression and in successive stages:
The competencies are in three distinct categories:
All candidates must achieve the defined level of the mandatory competencies. These competencies are considered common to, and necessary for, all RICS RVA professionals.
Candidates coming from Valuation of Land and Building, and Plant and Machinery are required to showcase the following competencies:
Candidates select three areas from the list below to be assessed to a Level 3 competency, or two to Level 3 and two to Level two:
Plus, one to Level 2 from the full list of technical competencies, including any not already chosen from the optional list.
Candidates planning to specialise in residential survey and valuation must complete Building pathology to Level three. Candidates planning to specialise in Machinery and business assets must choose two optional competencies to Level 3 from the following list:
Candidates coming from Valuation Business and Intangible assets are required to have the following competencies:
One to Level three or two to Level two from the list below
Plus, one to Level two from the full list of technical competencies, including any not already chosen from the optional list.
There are two options available. These assessments involve the completion of the online ethics module, submission of written statements to demonstrate your experience and conclude with a professional interview.
Please refer to the table on the right-hand side for details about difference assessment types.
Note: Candidates need to complete all submissions on ARC (the Assessment Resource Centre). Information on how to access ARC will be provided to you by the RICS RVA during the application process.
All APC candidates must pay an APC subscription for 1 January–31 December (2019 rate) and a separate APC fee:
The total amount to be submitted at the time of enrolment is INR40,758.00.
The APC fee of INR29,500.00 includes application fee (INR25,000 + GST) and final assessment interview fee (INR4,500).
All candidates from Senior Professional Assessment Type must pay an application fee of INR25000 + GST (INR4,500 is the total amount of INR 29,500 to be paid at the time of enrollment).
Please contact RVAIndia@rics.org.
t +91 124 459 5400