The Institution of Valuers (IOV) is a premier organization of valuation professionals in India, embracing about 70% of recognized valuation professionals in the country from across various specialisms and geographical regions of India. It was the first national professional valuation society to be established in 1968 (Registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860) with branches in the majority of states of India. It has the global status of premier valuation organization with current membership reaching over 20,000 valuers.
IOV is amongst the top five valuers association of the world on the basis of registered valuation professionals. The Institution of Valuers brings into its fold valuers of immovable property, agricultural lands, coffee estates, stocks, shares and debentures of companies, shares of a partner in a partnership, business assets including goodwill, jewellery, precious stones and ornaments, works of art, life interest reversions and interests expectancy, tea estates, standing forests, mines and quarries, machinery, electrical equipments, industry etc.
The Institute's primary role is to set and maintain the highest standards of professional practice, education, ethics and professional conduct for it members and the broader property profession.