Register as a student for Company Secretaryship Course for 2015

There are two gateways for entering into the Indian corporate world, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Either you register yourself for Company Secretaries (CS) Foundation Course or take direct admission for CS Executive Programme Course.

The ICSI is a premier National professional distance education body, established by an Act of Parliament (Company Secretaries Act, 1980) and imparts compulsory Postal Tuition (by correspondence) alongwith provision for optional oral coaching classes.

The number of total members of CS Institute has now crossed 38,000 out of which there are around 14,000 CS are in practice i.e. holding certificate of the practice.

The number of current students is over 4,00,000. After qualifying the Executive and Professional Examination students are required to undergo Practical and Modular Training for about 15 months to become qualified Company Secretaries.

A student may opt to start the training after passing the Executive Programme. Did you know? In recent campus interviews, fresher Company Secretaries were picked up by regulators and reputed companies at very attractive salaries ranging between Rs.3 lacs to Rs.5 lacs per annum. Admission to the CS course is open throughout the year and the examination is conducted only twice a year in June and December. The Institute allows facility to students to appear in exam in both national and international language i.e. Hindi as well as in English. (Except Business Communication subject of Foundation Program).

The Last date for submitting the CS Course Registration Forms: ICSI Institute has recently announced that the last date of acceptance of registration form for CS Executive Program (for students intending to appear in both modules in Dec 2015 session of Examination) and CS Professional Programme (for the students intending to appear in all four modules in Dec 2015 exam) is 28/02/2015.

You have to apply online for CS Executive/ Professional Programme on or before Saturday, February 28, 2015 for appearing in all Modules of Dec, 2015 session of Examination and on or before Monday, August 31, 2015 for appearing in all Modules of June, 2016 session of Examination.

Following are the fee structure for registration as a student for Company Secretaryship Courses:
A) Foundation Programme: Rs. 4,500/- 

B) Executive Programme:
i) Rs. 8,500/- for CS Foundation passed students
ii) Rs.9000/- for Commerce Graduates / CPT passed of ICAI / Foundation passed of ICAI-CMA
iii) Rs. 10,000/- for Non Commerce Students

C) Professional Programme: Rs. 12,000/-
However, a discount of Rs. 1,500/- for CS Executive and Rs. 2,000/- to CS Professional Students will be given in total fee, if student is not willing to take Study Material form the Institute at the time of their Registration.

A physical handicapped student have to pay only registration fee. That means for CS Foundation Rs. 1,500 and for CS Executive Rs. 2,000 shall be charged. There will be free admission in CS Professional course to a physical handicapped student as because registration fee is NIL for ICSI CS Final course. SC/ST students will get 50% flat discount on total fee to be paid for the respective course registration. In case of any Payment Problems in online services, students may contact at error screenshot at: All fees and other dues payable to the Institute may be remitted only by crossed demand draft drawn in favor of ‘The Institute of Company Secretaries of India’, payable at New Delhi. 

Concession in CS Course Registration fee:
(a) SC/ST candidates are required to pay only 50% of the fees payable by general category candidate. (b) There is no fees concession to OBC candidates. 
(c) Fees for Physically Handicapped Students (Only Registration Fee will be charged):
i) Foundation Programme: Rs. 1500
ii) Executive Programme: Rs. 2000
iii) Professional Programme: NIL

Registration Letter and Study Material: 
Generally it takes between 25-35 days to process the application and dispatch of study materials. However, for obtaining duplicate registration letter (if lost) the candidates may also easily download the registration letter along with Identity card from student’s portal

Validity period of registration number: 
The Registration number for Foundation Programme will be valid for 03 years whereas for Executive Programme/ Professional Programme the registration number is valid for 05 years.

Note that the registration will be renewed for Executive Programme / Professional Programme after the expiry of 5 years period from the month of registration. But Registration of Foundation Programme cannot be renewed.



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You may obtain the Prospectus and Application Form from any of the above mentioned offices of the CS Institute.

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