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- A candidate passed / appearing in the Senior Secondary (10+2) Examination or equivalent thereto shall be eligible to appear in the CSEET.
- All Graduates/ Post Graduates who were hitherto eligible for registration directly to CS Executive Programme, shall also be required to pass the CSEET to become eligible for registration to CS Executive Programme.
Passing of CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) is mandatory for all candidates to register for CS Executive Programme, except a few exempted categories of candidates w.e.f. 3rd February, 2020.
The following categories of students shall be exempted from qualifying CSEET and can seek registration directly to Executive Programme :
|CS Foundation Programme passed students||Exemption Fee : Nil|
|ICAI (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) Final Course passed students||Exemption Fee :Rs.5000/-|
|ICMAI (The Institute of Cost Accountants of India) Final Course passed students||Exemption Fee :Rs.5000/-|
Pattern of the CSEET
The Institute will conduct CS Executive Entrance Test based on Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions and viva-voce for testing listening, written communication and oral communication skills. There will be four papers in CS Executive Entrance Test. Each paper will contain Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions having one or two marks each with four options with one correct answer. The duration of the Test shall be 120 minutes and viva-voce on Presentation and Communication Skills of 15 Minutes. Computer Based Test (CBT) Test of 120 Minutes duration will be conducted at designated Test Centres. It will be a Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted in MCQ pattern as per the following details:
|S.NO||SUBJECTS||No. of Questions||Marks|
|2.||Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning||35||50|
|3.||Economic and Business Environment||35||50|
Students are require to score an aggregate of 50% and minimum 40% marks in each subject will be the qualifying criteria for CSEET. There will be NO Negative Marking.
The Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva Voce) of 15 Minutes for 30 Marks will be conducted simultaneously with or immediately after the MCQ based CBT through online mode using artificial intelligence (AI) or through recoded videos at the designated Test Centres.
Schedule of Registration
The CSEET will be held on quarterly basis as per the indicative schedule and the details of registration window given below:
|Month of CSEET||Period During which candidates can register for CSEET||Date of CSEET||Last Date for Declaration of Results||Cut-off date of registration in CS Executive Program|
|May||16th December to 15th April||Saturday/ Sunday in 2nd /3rd Week of May||By 4th Week of May||31st May (for appearing in both modules of Executive Program in December session in same year)|
|July||16th April to 15th June||Saturday/ Sunday in 2nd /3rd Week of July||By 4th Week of July||31st July (for appearing in single module of Executive Program in December session in same year)|
|November||16th June to 15th October||Saturday/ Sunday in 2nd /3rd Week of November||By 4th Week of November||30th November (for appearing in both modules of Executive Program in June session in next year)|
|January||16th October to 15th December||Saturday/ Sunday in 2nd /3rd Week of January||By 4th Week of January||31st January (for appearing in single module of Executive Program in June session in same year)|
CS(ACS) EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME SYLLABUS
Jurisprudence Interpretation and General Laws
Setting Up of Business Entities and Closure
Corporate and Management Accounting
Securities Laws and Capital Markets
Economic Business and Commercial Laws
Financial and Strategic Management
CS(ACS) PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME SYLLABUS
Module – 1
Governance, Risk Management, Compliances and Ethic
Advanced Tax Laws
Drafting, Pleadings and Appearances
Module – 2
Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence
Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation & Winding-up
Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non-Compliances & Remedies
Module – 3
Corporate Funding & Listings in Stock Exchanges
Multidisciplinary Case Studies (The examination for this paper will be open book examination)
Electives 1 paper out of below 8 papers
9.1 Banking – Law & Practice
9.2 Insurance– Law & Practice
9.3 Intellectual Property Rights– Laws and Practices
9.4 Forensic Audit
9.5 Direct Tax Law & Practice
9.6 Labour Laws & Practice
9.7 Valuations & Business Modelling
9.8 Insolvency – Law and Practice
(The examination for this paper will be open book examination)
New Training Structure and Development Programme
Finally the amendment brings in an uniform training structure and has removed the ambiguity that existed earlier. The previous structure had different training period based on levels of completion of examination (For instance, 1 year after passing Professional Programme, 2 years after passing Executive Programme and Three years on registration but not passed Executive Programme).
The new structure has simplified all this ambiguous applicability criteria and defined a simple structure where the student shall be required to complete the below training and development programme:
Executive Development Programme (EDP) for one month duration after passing of Executive Programme examination;
Practical training for twenty one months after completion of Executive Development Programme on whole time basis during normal working hours,- in a company having a company secretary in whole time employment
under a Company Secretary in whole-time practice fulfilling such criteria as may be determined by the ICSI
In any other body corporate or institution or organisation or entity fulfilling such criteria as may be determined by the ICSI;
After passing the Professional Programme Examination, a Corporate Leadership Development Programme (CLDP) for not less than thirty days but not exceeding sixty days as may be determined by the Institute.
Who is a Company Secretary?
A Company Secretary, is not just an employee of the Company, he can take a corporate to the highest level with his capabilities and expertise in the Corporate Laws. A CS ensure that the board is in compliance with statutory, regulatory and legal requirements. They keep and maintain company records, communicate with shareholders and directors, among other things. They are like legal advisors for the Companies when it comes to mergers, demegers, acquisitons, takeovers etc. The title ‘Company Secretary’ can often be misleading as the position is neither clerical nor secretarial. It lies more in the realm of law, legality and ethics.
What is the Career prospects of a CS?
CS professionals have bright future. It is one of the most powerful and prestigious job profiles. Candidates after completing the course get chance to work in Listed & unlisted Companies, stock exchange, company affairs department, law board and various other government departments.
A trained and certified Company Secretary can be appointed as a KMP(Key Managerial Person) in a Company or even set up his/her own practise and work as an independent legal advisor for a Company
Key responsibilities of a Company Secretary includes:
- To keep the company’s records;advise the Board of Directors of their legal obligations for compliance with statutory legislation
- A Company Secretary is an important link between the company and its Board of Directors, shareholders, regulatory authorities, government and other stake holders.
- The job includes ensuring that Board procedures are followed and regularly reviewed; and providing guidance to Chairman and the Directors on their responsibilities under various laws.
- Advising on good governance and compliance of norms as prescribed under various Corporate, Securities and other Business laws and regulations and guidelines made thereunder.
- Company Secretary also assists in developing a corporate and social sustainability framework.
- Company Secretary is responsible for secretarial compliance audit and certification services and representing the company on before the law board, consumer forums, tax tribunals, securities appellate tribunal, registrars etc.
- Advising on arbitration, negotiation and conciliation in commercial disputes between the parties and drafting agreement
- Advisory services to companies on tax management and tax planning under Income Tax, Excise and Customs laws, Service Tax and VAT etc.
- Providing advice in issues of shares and other securities in India and abroad.
- Drafting of prospectus/offer for sale/letter of offer/other documents related to issue of securities and obtaining various approvals in association with lead managers.
Company Secretary as an independent professional can render services in the following areas:
|Legal, Secretarial and Corporate Governance||Corporate Restructuring||Foreign Collaborations and Joint Ventures|
|Arbitration and Conciliation||Financial Management||Project Planning|
|Capital Market and Investor Relations||Due Diligence||Corporate Advisory Services|
What is ICSI?
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India. It is a premier national professional body set up under an act of Parliament, the Company Secretaries Act, 1980. ICSI functions under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. The Institute provides top-quality education to the students of Company Secretaries (CS) Course and best quality set standards to CS Members. At present, there are more than 62,000 members and around 3.5 Lakhs students on the roll of ICSI.
What are the Stages of Becoming a Company Secretary?
There are three stages to become a Company secretary.
- CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET)
- CS Executive Programme
- CS Professional Programme
What are the ICSI Course Fees?
|CS EXECUTIVE ENTRANCE TEST (CSEET)|
|CSEET Registration Fees||Rs. 1000/-(Rupees One Thousand Only) per student per appearance.|
|Concession in CSEET Registration Fee applicable to various categories of students are as under:|
|Wards and Widows of Martyrs and Defence Service Personnel with Permanent Disability||100%|
|Serving / Retired Personnel of Defence Services and Paramilitary Forces||50%|
|ICSI Staff and Wards / Spouse of ICSI Staff||75%|
|ICLS Officers/ Officers & Staff of MCA and affiliated offices (NCLT, SFIO and CCI)||100%|
|Students from North Eastern States, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Himachal Pradesh||50%|
|Students from the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh||100%|
|PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME (After passing CS Executive Programme|
|Pre-Examination Test Fee||1000|
|Foundation Programme (Lumpsum) students registered up to 2nd February 2020||1200||Lumpsum|
|Executive Programme||1200||Per Module|
|Professional Programme||1200||Per Module|
|Late Fee for submission of Examination Form||250||Lumpsum|
Does ICSI provide Placements for its Students?
The Headquarters and Regional Offices offer placement services to the Members of the Institute in the following manner:
- Names of candidates are sponsored to prospective employers on request
- Any members looking for a job may register online on the ICSI website
- Vacancies received from companies are also displayed on the institute website
- Campus Interviews are conducted to assist members for job and students for the long term training programmes
Campus Placements are also organised for young Company Secretaries looking for employment and students looking for training through Placement and Trainee Drives.