COMPANY SECRetary Examinations – AN OVERVIEW
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI) is constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e. the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980). ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India.
CS – Foundation and CS Executive examination is held twice a year in the month of June and December.
Pattern of exam
The syllabus consists of 4 papers.
Each paper shall be for 100 marks
Syllabus for exam
(All Papers are objective with no negative marking )
Paper I: Business and Environment Law
Paper II: Business Management, Ethics & Entrepreneurship
Paper III: Business Economics
Paper IV: Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing
New scheme of Education for students registering on or after 1.3.2018
Pattern of CS Executive exam
The syllabus consists of 8 papers all being descriptive.
Each paper shall be for 100 marks.
There are 2 Modules in CS Executive. Module -I contains 4 subjects and Module – II contains 4 subjects.
Syllabus of CS Executive Exam
Paper I - Jurisprudence, Interpretation &General Laws
Paper II- Company Law
Paper III - Setting Up of Business Entities and Closure
Paper IV- Tax Laws
Paper V - Corporate &Management Accounting
Paper VI - Securities Laws &Capital Markets
Paper VII - Economic, Business and Commercial Laws
Paper VIII - Financial and Strategic Management