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Company Secretary (CS) Exams 2019-20

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CS Program Criteria

company secretary is a level that positioned as a senior post that provided through a private sector company or public sector organization. It is one of the large numbers of American and Canadian publicly listed corporations, a company secretary is typically named a corporate secretary or secretary which is responsible for the efficient administration of a company, particularly it regards to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. It also helps to take that decision of the board of directors are implemented for the decision.

The company secretary is the profile ensures that an organization complies with relevant legislation and regulation that also keeps board members informed of their legal responsibilities and duties. The position for Company Secretary of India, a place for the reason where the company’s named representative on legal documents and it gives responsibility to ensure that the company and its directors operate within the law. It also gives the responsibility to register and communicate with shareholders, to ensure that dividends are paid and to maintain company records, such as lists of directors and shareholders, and annual accounts.

In many countries, private companies have traditionally been required by law to appoint one person as a company secretary, and this person will also usually be a senior board member for the required level.

Work Activities of Company Secretary

Ø  It provides comprehensive legal and administrative support and guidance to the board of directors.

Ø  It helps to advise on effective decision-making, legal and regulatory matters, and risk management.

Ø  It is responsible for developing and managing strategies to ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements.

Ø  Liaising with board of directors, staff, customers, suppliers, media, auditors, lawyers and tax advisers for the organization.

Ø  Executing important documentation on behalf of the company.

Ø  Leading on issues essential to business performance such as negotiation of contracts, finance, accounting, insurance and property.

Work conditions

Travel: Some mobility may be necessary with larger companies, for which these are also likely to require attendance at meetings away from the main base on occasions.
Working hours: On a regular basis extra hours but not weekends or shifts.
Location: It is mainly in towns or cities throughout the country.
Opportunities for self-employment: It is possible to work on a freelance basis.

Specific degree subjects required

Usually, the following entry for the required candidate should be professionally trained. It is however required to register for ICSA foundation programs without formal qualifications.

Although, the candidate should graduate in all subjects those listed below may be preferred and may offer some exemptions from the professional examinations. A good honours degree is helpful.

Other relevant degree subjects

Ø  Accounting

Ø  Administration

Ø  Business/management

Ø  Economy

Ø  Finance

Ø  Law

Ø  Mathematics

Ø  Public administration.

Postgraduate study

A pre-entry postgraduate qualification is not a requirement for the eligible candidate. Although postgraduate study is not needed, professional qualifications are essential and may be undertaken in-service.


Trainees must complete a period of relevant time on-the-job supervised work experience and pass the four-part examination of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). The study for ICSA qualifications takes 4/5 years part-time during the course. Degree holders are exempt from the first two parts and get the profile for Company Secretary. Graduates with relevant degrees may be able to qualify more quickly and accordingly.

Skills and qualities

Ø  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ø  Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Ø  Strength of character, integrity and professionalism.

Ø  Discretion when handling confidential information.

Ø  A keen eye for detail and good knowledge of company law.

Ø  The ability to meet multiple deadlines.

Ø  Good numerical ability.

Related job descriptions

Ø  Policy officer

Ø  Conference/event organizer

Ø  Economist

Ø  Certified Public Accountant

Ø  Risk analyst

Ø  Financial modeling analyst

Ø  Arts administrator

Ø  Clerical assistant

Ø  Actuary

Ø  Compliance/Regulatory Affairs Manager

The above list explained the different profiles for qualifying Company Secretary of India examination. As the students are eligible to fill the form and give online registration for two times in a year.

Course CS
Full form Company Secretary
Eligibility Foundation Programme (10+2 pass or equivalent)
Executive Programme (Graduation)
Professional Programme (Executive Programme)
Duration Foundation Programme (8 Months)
Executive Programme (9 months)
Professional Programme (10Months)
Fee Offered for CS Foundation Programme= Rs. 3,600
Executive Programme= RS. 7000
Professional Programme= Rs. 12000
Course Type Certification
Starting salary Rs 3 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs per annum
Similar Course CA, CMA
Employment opportunities Assistance to the Board of Directors, Legal Advisor, Corporate Policymaker, Principal Secretary

Certification procedure for CS Course

The Three categories Courses have the examination will be Conducted ICSI Council and the application form will be available throughout the year online by ICSI Web site. The Application form fee is Rs 200/- through cash payment. The students will have to enroll themselves with the ICSI for the information on the entrance exam etc.

NOTE: The Exam for the Foundation course is held in the months of December and June every year. The candidates have to register with the ICSI before 9 months earlier to the exam. The Foundation examination should be qualified within the time limit of 3 years from the period of admission.

CS Course Eligibility

Foundation Programme:

The eligible criteria for the candidate of CS Foundation Program are one that should Be Cleared in (10 +2) or Equivalent for completion of the course.

Last date for online application submission for appearing in the CS Foundation Program examination

Ø  The duration of examination must be of 31st March Appearing December in the same year. (with late fee of Rs. 250/- until 9th April).

Ø  The next duration of the examination the same year will be 30th September for June next year (with a late fee of Rs. 250/- Until 10th October).

Executive Programme:

The Eligibility for CS Executive candidate can be pursued only after clearing the Foundation Program or any Graduation with any Background of Specialization for the degree of Company Secretary. The candidate should not be under the age of 17 for sitting in the exam.

The Important Dates for the CS Executive Exams update

¨       The examination will be on 28th February for appearing in both modules in December Exams in the same year.

¨       The examination will be held on 31st May for appearing in a single module in December Examination in the same year.

¨       On 31st August the candidate should be eligible for appearing in both modules in June Exam in the next year.

¨       On 30th November for appearing in a single module in June Examination in the next year.

Professional Programme:

The Eligibility for CS Professional Programme can be pursued only after clearing the Executive Programme of CS Course. The examination is conducted twice a year in June and December. The eligible candidate can give the examination with the above process followed under:

¨       25th March (with late fee of Rs. 250/- until 9th April)

¨       25th September (with late fee of Rs. 250/- Until 10th October)

CS Course Fee Structure for the Candidate

The CS Course Fee Structure are explained as under:

Foundation Programme fees:

¨       The Admission Fee is Rs. 1200

¨       The Tuition Fee is Rs. 2400

¨       The Total Fees for CS Foundation Programme is Rs.3600

Executive Programme Fees:

¨       The Registration Fee is Rs. 1500

¨       The Foundation Examination Exemption Fee is Rs. 500

¨       The Tuition Fee is Rs. 5000

¨       The Total Fees for CS Executive Programme is RS. 7000

Professional Programme Fees:

¨       The Registration  Fee is  Rs. 1500

¨       The Exemption from Foundation Examination Fee = Rs. 500

¨       The Exemption from the Executive Programme Examination Fee is Rs. 500

¨       The Tuition Fee is Rs. 9500

¨       The Total Fees for CS Professional Programme is 12000

The Examination Form Fee is listed below

Ø  Foundation Programme is Rs. 875

Ø  Executive Programme Per Module is Rs. 900

Ø  Professional Programme Per Module is Rs. 750

CS Course Duration

The candidate should be eligible for sitting in the examination when:

Foundation Programme: The Course Duration of the CS Foundation Programme is 8 Months.

The Course Completion should be passed within the time limit of 3 years from the period of admission.

Executive Programme: The Course Duration of the CS Executive Programme is 9 months.

Professional Programme: The Course Duration of CS Professional Programme is 10 months.

For more information on Cs Course Eligibility and Qualification Click Here CS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Syllabus of Concepts in CS Course

The following Links are the Syllabus for CS Foundation and CS Executive Course which is followed in examinations.

¨       CS Foundation

¨       CS Executive

¨       CS Professional

Company Secretary (CS) 2019-2020 Admit Card Declaration

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) publishes and declares the admit card online for CS candidates for December 2019 session. The admit card will carry important details that CS students have to follow. It introducing and add exam date, time, venue, etc. for their exam.  For the following details of downloading the admit card for CS examination 2019-2020.

  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s enrollment number
  • Date of the exam
  • Time of the exam
  • Address of the exam center

These are some important details that user need to fill while filling the form and view the details of the exams. The eligible candidates have to follow the process mentioned under for the examination of December 2019 is mentioned under:

  1.        Log on to the official website of ICSI
  2.        Open the login tab while filling the form online
  3.        Enter login credentials and click enter after filling the form
  4.        Choose admit card from the drop-down menu
  5.        Download ICSI admit card and take its printout to carry hardcopy

For more information download the admit card through the official website at and get complete information related. For more information follow the guidelines mentioned above.

(CS) Exam 2019 Postponed Details

Institute of Companies Secretaries of India has postponed CS Exams scheduled on December 23rd and 24th, 2019

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has postponed the examinations for Executive and Professional Programmes which were scheduled to be held on 23rd December and 24th December 2019. Earlier, the Institute also postponed the examination for CS Executive and Professional Programmes which were scheduled on 20th December and 21st December 2019.

However, the CS exams for both programmes which are scheduled from 26th December, 2019 will be held as per the schedule of ICSI. The subjects and corresponding modules for which the examinations have been postponed are explained in the official site.

CS Executive and Professional December 2019 Result Declared

The Institute of Companies Secretaries of India (ICSI) has announced the ICSI CS December Result 2019 for Executive and Professional Programmes on 25th February, 2020. The CS Executive December Exam 2019 for old syllabus as well as for new syllabus was conducted between 26th December and 3rd January 2020. The participating candidates who have given the exam can check their result from the official website by clicking on the URL link available. To check the result, candidates need to follow the given instructions:

  • Open the official website of ICSI or click on the link given below to check the result.
  • In case you have opened the official website then click on ICSI CS Professional, Executive Results 2019.
  • Now, enter your registration number and password.
  • Click on Submit button, the result will be opened on your screen.
  • Download the result and take the print out of the same.

Click here to download CS Executive and Professional December Result 2019

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