Company Secretary (CS)


Company Secretary (CS)

Company Secretary (CS) is one of the major posts in a company. Company Secretary acts as the company’s conscience seeker. The legal aspects of a firm is handled by a certified Company Secretary. A CS is also responsible for handling the company’s tax returns, keep its records, advise board of directors and ensure that the company complies with legal and statutory regulations. In India, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is the recognized professional body for regulating and developing the profession of Company Secretaries. The ICSI provides training and education to lakhs of aspiring Company Secretaries. Wisdom Academy offers the Best CS Classes in Mumbai as well as Home Tuitions for the same.

  1. CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET)
  2. CS Executive Programme
  3. CS Professional Programme

1. CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET)

  • The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has introduced a major curriculum change in the ICSI CS programme. The CS Foundation programme has been discontinued. It has been replaced with CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET). CSEET will henceforth be a mandatory qualifying test for registration to CS Executive Programme for all categories of students. However, exemption has been given to few categories.
  • The existing Foundation programme students will be allowed to appear in the exam till the expiry of the validity of their registration. Such students may register for Executive programme as per the existing process after passing the Foundation programme. Graduate or postgraduate candidates who were other-wise eligible to seek registration directly to the Executive programme will also have to qualify the CSEET to become eligible for registration to the Programme.

CSEET: Eligibility & Exemption

Candidates will be eligible to take ICSI CSEET exam after they have completed 12th standard. The following categories of students will be exempted from qualifying CSEET and can seek registration directly to Executive Programme.

  • CS Foundation Programme passed students
  • ICAI (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) Final Course passed students
  • ICMAI (The Institute of Cost Accountants of India) Final Course passed students

CSEET Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The CSEET is an online Computer-based Test which will comprise Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), audio clips, video clips, and descriptive questions. The duration of CSEET will be 135 minutes (120 Minutes for MCQ test and 15 minutes for Viva-Voce). There is no negative marking. The following subjects will be covered under CSEET.

  • Paper 1: Business Communication
  • Paper 2: Legal Aptitude & Logical Reasoning
  • Paper 3: Economic and Business Environment
  • Paper 4: Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills

Minimum Qualifying Marks:

  • Candidates need to secure an aggregate of 50% and 40% marks in each subject in CSEET.
  • The provisional registration to Executive Programme is discontinued. ICSI has introduced ‘Continuation of Registration’ according to which the students are required to keep their registration renewed from time to time even after passing Professional Programme.

2. CS Executive Programme

CS Executive Programme contains the two set of Modules. Module 1 & 2.
Module 1 and Module 2 each contain four Papers. Each paper is For 100 Marks in the Examination.

Module 1

  • Paper 1: Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws
  • Paper 2: Company Law
  • Paper 3: Setting up of Business Entities and Closure
  • Paper 4: Tax Laws
  • Volume-1 (Direct Tax)
  • Volume-2 (Indirect Tax)

Module 2

  • Paper 5: Corporate and Management Accounting
  • Paper 6: Securities Laws and Capital Markets
  • Paper 7: Economic Business and Commercial Laws
  • Paper 8: Financial and Strategic Management

3. CS Professional Programme

CS Professional Programme contains three set of Modules. Module 1, 2 & 3.

Module 1

  • 1) Governance, Risk Management, Compliances and Ethics
  • 2) Advanced Tax Laws
  • 3) Drafting, Pleadings and Appearances

Module 2

  • 4) Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence
  • 5) Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation & Winding-up
  • 6) Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non-Compliances & Remedies

Module 3

  • 7) Corporate Funding & Listings in Stock Exchanges
  • 8) Multidisciplinary Case Studies (The examination for this paper will be open book examination)
  • 9) Electives: 1 paper out of below 8 papers
    • Banking – Law & Practice
    • Insurance– Law & Practice
    • Intellectual Property Rights– Laws and Practices
    • Forensic Audit
    • Direct Tax Law & Practice
    • Labour Laws & Practice
    • Valuations & Business Modelling
    • Insolvency – Law and Practice (The examination for this paper will be open book examination)

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