In India, the Licentiate is a vocational qualification offered by the special vocational boards or professional bodies. These are offered after completion of school education and are somewhat less extensive than a full-fledged university degree. Issuers of the Licentiate degree include but are not limited to the Insurance Institute of India, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, the Association of Mutual Funds of India, and the Diploma Examination Board of the government of Andhra Pradesh.
A designation earned by insurance professionals and conferred by The Institutes. The Associate in Insurance Services, or AIS, designation indicates that the holder has demonstrated knowledge of the insurance industry, insurance principles and practices, as well as insurance contracts and how they should be managed.