Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India) was formed and registered in 1985 by a group of Consulting Civil Engineers in Bangalore. The main object of the association is to encourage and foster the ideals of the profession, to hold conferences/meetings/seminars for dissemination of knowledge amongst the civil engineers in particular and the society at large. ACCE (I) with its head quarters at Bangalore, has since grown into a National Association with centres formed all over India including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Davangere, Dharwad, Hyderabad, Mangalore, Madurai, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, Vishakapatnam .
To foster ideals of profession, promote friendship, establish rules for professional and ethical conduct and to develop social awareness and responsibility in the members.
To bring to the members the latest technological advancements in the world, prepare them to carry out futuristic designs with an eye on assurance of quality, to give access to technical papers, books and computer software, to arrange lectures by distinguished engineers from India and abroad and to conduct study tour of projects.
To act as spokesman for the Consultants to deal with Government, Corporations and other agencies regarding policy matters.
To identity the areas in which consultants can contribute to the betterment of the Country like rural housing, urban development, low cost housing etc.
The Governing Council consists of President, 4 Vice-Presidents, Secretary General, Treasurer, Chairman of each centre of ACCE(I) and co-opted members.