The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) 2015
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
Company Secretaries (CS) Executive, Professional and Foundation Programmes December - 2014
COMPANY SECRETARIES EXAMINATIONS - DECEMBER 2014
ICSI Time Table & Programmes 2014
|EXAMINATION TIMING : 2.00 P.M. TO 5.00 P.M.
|Date and Day||Executive Programme (Old Syllabus)||Professional Programme (Old Syllabus)||Executive Programme (New Syllabus)||Professional Programme (New Syllabus)
|22.12.2014 Monday||General and Commercial Laws (Module-I)||Company Secretarial Practice (Module – I) ||Cost and Management Accounting (Module - I)* |
(OMR Based Exam)
|Advanced Company Law and Practice (Module – I)
|23.12.2014 Tuesday||Company Accounts, Cost and Management Accounting (Module-I) ||Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings (Module-I) ||Tax Laws and Practice (Module - I)*|
(OMR Based Exam)
|Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence (Module – I)
|24.12.2014 Wednesday||Tax Laws (Module-I) ||Financial, Treasury and Forex Management (Module-II)||Industrial, Labour and General Laws (Module - II)*|
(OMR Based Exam)
|Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency (Module – I)
|25.12.2014 Thursday ||NO EXAMINATION||NO EXAMINATION||NO EXAMINATION||NO EXAMINATION
|26.12.2014 Friday ||Company Law (Module-II)||Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency (Module-II)||Company Law (Module-I)||Information Technology and System Audit (Module–II)
|27.12.2014 Saturday ||Economic and Labour Laws (Module-II)||Strategic Management, Alliances and International Trade (Module-III)||Economic and Commercial Laws (Module-I)||Financial, Treasury and Forex Management (Module–II)
|28.12.2014 Sunday ||NO EXAMINATION||NO EXAMINATION||NO EXAMINATION||Ethics, Governance and Sustainability (Module–II)
|29.12.2014 Monday ||Securities Laws and Compliances (Module-II) ||Advanced Tax Laws and Practice (Module-III)||Company Accounts and Auditing Practices (Module-II)||Advanced Tax Laws and Practice (Module–III)
|30.12.2014 Tuesday||NO EXAMINATION||Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance Management (Module-IV)||Capital Markets and Securities Laws (Module-II)||Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings (Module–III)
|31.12.2014 Wednesday||NO EXAMINATION||Governance, Business Ethics and Sustainability (Module-IV)||NO EXAMINATION||Elective 1 out of below 5 subjects (Module – III)
(i) Banking Law and Practice
(ii) Capital, Commodity and Money Market
(iii) Insurance Law and Practice
(iv) Intellectual Property Rights – Law and Practice
(v) International Business-Laws and Practices
*(The three papers, i.e., (i) Cost and Management Accounting; (ii) Tax Laws and Practice; and (iii) Industrial, Labour and General Laws to be held in OMR Mode on 22nd, 23rd and 24th December, 2014 respectively.
i. Foundation Programme
ii. Executive Programme
iii. Professional Programme
1. Foundation Programme:
i. Candidates who have passed Senior Secondary (10+2) examination of a Board/University constituted by law in India or any examination recognised by the Central Government as equivalent thereto are eligible.
ii. Provisional admission is allowed to a candidate who has appeared or enrolled for appearing in Senior Secondary (10+2 or equivalent) examination , provided proof of passing the examination is produced within 6 months of making the application.
iii. Admission is open throughout the year by making an application in the prescribed Form FC-1 together with documentary evidence in support of date of birth and educational qualification.
iv. Duration of Foundation Programme is 8 months, excluding the months of admission and the examination.
v. Foundation Programme students are required to pass the Foundation examination within 3 years from the date of their admission
English and Business Communication
Economics and Statistics
Elements of Business Laws and Management
Exemption From Foundation Examination:
A candidate possessing any of the following qualifications or any other qualifications recognised by the Council of the ICSI with the approval of the Central Government as equivalent thereto, is exempted from passing the Foundation examination
i. A Degree or master's degree in Corporate Secretaryship or Commerce
ii. Pass in the Final examination of the Institute of Cost and Works Accounts of India(ICWAI) or the Institute of Chartered Accountants(ICAI) of India or any other Accountancy Institution in India or abroad recognised as equivalent thereto by the Council: or
iii. A degree or master's degree in any discipline other than Fine Arts.
A candidate who is eligible for exemption from the Foundation examination under clause (iii) stated above can seek registration as student. Such a candidate before becoming eligible for undergoing coaching for the Intermediate examination is required to undergo satisfactorily a course of postal or oral tuition for those subjects of the Foundation examination which he had not studied at the graduate or post graduate level, after registration as a student.
2. Executive Programme
Candidates who have passed the Foundation examination or are eligible for exemption there from and are not less than 17 years of age may seek registration as a student for the Executive Programme.
A Candidate who has passed the Foundation Programme or exempted there from is registered for a period of five years from the month in which his application, complete in all respects, is accepted for registration.
Time Limit for completing examination:
A registered student is required to complete the Executive and the Professional examination within the registration period.
Module I - General and Commercial Laws, Company Accounts and Cost & Management Accounting, Tax Laws.
Module II - Company Law, Economic, Labour Laws, Securities Laws and Compliances.
Exemption from individual paper(s):
Following paperwise exemptions are available on the basis of qualifications mentioned under each paper subject to the condition that the candidate should have obtained fifty per cent or more marks in the aggregate in the examination on the basis of which the exemption is claimed :-
i.. General and Commercial Laws: M.A./ M.B.A. (Company Secretaryship) or Degree in Law (three years or five years integrated) from a recognized University/ Institute either constituted under an Act of Parliament or approved by AICTE.
ii. Company Accounts and Cost & Management Accounting: M.A ( Corporate Secretaryship)/ M.Com./ M.B.A (with Accountancy as one of the subjects at graduation/ post-graduation level and with full paper in Cost Accounting/Management Accounting/Financial Management at M.A ( Corporate Secretaryship)/ M.Com./ M.B.A level having secured 50%marks in the subject concerned) from a recognized University/ Institute either constituted under an Act of Parliament or approved by AICTE
iii. Tax Laws (ITL): M.A/ M.B.A ( Corporate Secretaryship) from a recognized University/ Institute either constituted under an Act of Parliament or approved by AICTE
3. Professional Programme
A registered student is admitted to the Professional Programme on passing the Executive Programme examination and to appear in the following papers.
Module I - Company Secretarial Practice, Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings
Module II - Financial, Treasury and Forex Management, Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
Module III - Strategic Management, Alliances and International Trade, Advanced Tax Laws and Practice
Module IV - Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance Management, Governance, Business Ethics and Sustainability
The online CS course includes:
Web based training (WBT), Video based training (VBT), Live virtual classroom (LVC).
Admission to CS course:
Admission is open throughout the year. Examination is held twice a year in June and December.
Students can also register online at the website www.icsi.in
Prospectus and application form available at Headquarters/Regional Councils/Chapters.
Foundation programme cash payment Rs 200/-; by speed post Rs 250/-
Executive programme cash payment Rs 300/-; by speed post Rs 350/-
Demand draft/PO drawn in favour of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India payable at New Delhi
For further details please contact/write to director (student services); The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), C-37, Sector-62, Noida-201301, Uttar Pradesh, Tel 0120-4522081/071/081, Email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Website www.icsi.edu, www.icsi.in.
ICSI Admission Process:
To register for ICSI eLearning Coaching Program kindly follow the below given process:
i. Student need to register first with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) Delhi, either for Foundation, Executive or Professional program.
ii. After successful registration for either of program; student will be issued be with CS registration number.
iii. Student should possess valid CS registration number for taking admission to ICSI eLearning coaching Program.
iv. To register for ICSI eLearning Coaching Program
- Visit http://elearning.icsi.edu
- Select offer you wish to register for viz. eLearning Coaching Program, Exam Preparatory course.
- Fill in the online registration form.
- Proceed to make online payment.
- Fees payments can also be done by Cash, Cheque, Demand Draft.
- On successful registration UserID and Password will be mail to student.
Candidates enrolled for appearing in the examinations are advised to carefully read and observe the "Instructions to Examinees" printed on the reverse side of the Admission Certificate (Roll Number), and also on the Question Papers and Answer Books. However, attention of candidates is especially invited to the following instructions:
i. on receipt of Admission Certificate (Roll No.), first of all, the candidates must verify carefully the entries appearing therein. Discrepancy/error, if any, in the Admission Certificate concerning spellings of his/her name, stage of examination and examination centre; medium of writing the answers, subject of examination in which exemption was sought/shown, etc., should, at once, be brought to the notice of the Senior Director of Administration and Students Services well on time before commencement of the examination;
ii. candidates are required to bring daily to the Examination Hall their Admission Certificates and Student Identity Cards failing which they may not be allowed admission to the Examination Hall and/or to appear in the examination;
iii. before attempting to write answers in the answer books, each candidate must write his/her Roll Number on the special slip affixed to Answer Book Nos. 1, 1-B and 1-C, date of examination, stage of examination, name of the paper, etc. against the relevant columns on the first page of the main answer books and also on the top of Question Paper.
iv. candidates must attempt questions in accordance with the directions given on each Question Paper. If the questions are attempted in excess of the prescribed number, only the questions attempted first upto the required numbers will be valued and awarded marks and the remaining questions will be ignored;
v. each question should start on a fresh page and sub-question(s) be attempted consecutively;
vi. while attempting a fresh question/sub-question, candidates should distinctly mention respective question number against the answer in bold capital letters with coloured sketch pen/different colour ink and underline the same (e.g. ANS. TO Q. NO. 3(A) on the left-hand side margin of the answer book and also simultaneously mark (X) in the table provided on the cover page against the respective question number;
vii. candidates are expected to write precise and to the point answers to questions set in for the examinations in neat and legible handwriting citing relevant provisions of the Act/rules quoting case laws, etc., in support of the answers wherever applicable;
viii. no candidate shall leave/be allowed to leave the Examination Hall; (i) within first one hour of commencement of examination, (ii) during last 15 minutes of examination timing, (iii) without signing the attendance sheet, and (iv) without properly handing over his/her answer books to the Invigilator on duty;
ix. a few minutes prior to the time of conclusion of examination or before handing over the answer books to the supervisory staff, candidates must re-check and ensure that they have filled up relevant particulars on the cover page of Answer Book Nos. 1, 1-B and 1-C, as the case may be, and properly tied up all the additional answer books along with the main answer book;
x. candidates should strictly adhere the instructions being given by the Invigilator(s)/Supervisors in the Examination Hall;
xi. candidates are strictly forbidden to carry with them into the Examination Hall any book or printed/handwritten material, notes, pager, mobile/cell phone, etc., OR to talk or converse inter se with other candidates in the Examination Hall;
xii. no candidate shall, leave his/her seat in the examination hall during the course of examination without the specific permission of the Invigilator on duty for any reason whatsoever;
xiii. on completion of examination or expiry of the prescribed examination timing, the answer book must be handed over immediately to the Invigilator on duty and Invigilator's signatures be obtained in the relevant column of acknowledgement printed on the Admission Certificate in token of handing over the answer books. The Superintendents of Examination Centres have suitably been given instructions in this regard;
xiv. it shall be the personal responsibility of the candidate concerned to properly hand over his/her answer book(s) to the Invigilator on duty in the Examination Hall and obtain acknowledgement therefor. Any representation regarding omission to handover the written answer book(s) or not obtaining the acknowledgement from the Invigilator at the time of handing over his/her answer book(s) for any reason whatsoever will not be entertained after the conclusion of that particular session of examination; and
xv. any attempt or act of violation of "Instructions to Examinees" shall be viewed seriously and entail disciplinary action under the "Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982".
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