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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Post Membership Diploma in Competition law, Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency for Members of ICSI/Company Secretaries: Syllabus

Post Membership Diploma in Competition law

In addition to Corporate Governance course, ICSI has announced post membership diploma in Competition law for Company Secretaries!  A member of ICSI who finishes this course can use the descriptive letters DCL (ICSI) after his/her name.  The details of the papers are given below, it shall be completed along with 100 hours of training as prescribed.

Competition Law

Post Membership Diploma in Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency

A member of ICSI can also get a post membership diploma in Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency.  A Company Secretary who finishes this course can use the descriptive letters DCRI (ICSI) after his/her name. The details of the papers are given below, it shall be completed along with compulsory 1 – day workshop to do presentations.

Corporate Restructuring

For details of the Syllabus, click here.

Become Corporate Compliance Executives: opportunities for CS Executive Programme passed Company Secretary Students with Training: ICSI

Corporate Compliance Executive (CCE) Certificate – ICSI

Students having passed intermediate / Executive Programme of Company Secretary Course by ICSI and has completed training requirements & Professional Development Programmes (PDP) may complete the Course of Corporate Compliance Executive Certificate.  And thereafter apply with fees to ICSI for the certificate and once the certificate issued by ICSI, shall be entitled to use the descriptive letters ‘Corporate Compliance Executive’ (CCE). Though such CCE is not a associate or fellow member of ICSI.

Such person may continue to pursue the regular Company Secretaryship course [ie, Professional Programme] if he/she so desires.

Person having awarded Corporate Compliance Executive Certificate, need to secure Programme Credit Hours (PCH) [ie, shall attend regular seminars & programmes of ICSI]. 

For more details, click here.

Company Secretary exemption for B.Com B.Sc LL.B M.B.A CWA Foundation CA-CPT M.C.S degree students from CS Foundation, Executive & Professional Program exams in General law, Accounts, Tax & Financial Management - ICSI

The Company Secretary course gives exemption from certain levels/subjects of its Foundation, Executive & Professional Programmes for candidates who are Graduates or Post Graduates or Professionals.  Understand complete details about CS from here and enjoy passing.


You need to start from CS Foundation Programme.  Get your scholarship based on your school marks from 10&12th Standard Marks for 100% Company Secretary Course fees, says ICSI by Students Education Fund Trust scheme-60/75/90%.

You can also get your B.Com & M.Com degrees alongside completion of Company Secretary Course.  Find details in BCom CS Executive & MCom CS Professional programme is possible -IGNOU & ICSI offers this mutli-degrees for Company Secretaries

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  1. Graduates in any discipline (like B.Com, B.A, B.B.A) except Fine Arts, irrespective of percentage or division of marks or medium of examination are exempted from passing the Foundation Programme and eligible for direct registration for the CS Executive Programme exams.  Certain non-commerce graduates like B.Sc also are given exemptions but are advised to write CC papers of Foundation Programme.
  2. If a person is enrolled or appearing for such examination (as mentioned above), then he may be provisionally enrolled and final certificates to be produced within 6 months of provisional enrolment.
  3. On passing Foundation Examination of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICWAI) or Common Proficiency Test (CPT) of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).


In pursuance of the powers conferred on it under clause(3) of the regulation 42 of the company Secretaries Regulations, 1982, the Council of the Institute of the Company Secretaries of India has decided that a candidate shall be exempted from the following paper(s) of the Executive Programme examination if he / she possesses the qualification(s) specified against each paper, having secured 50% or more marks in the aggregate (whether in a full time college or though correspondence from a recognised University) and applies for exemption on or before last date for enrolment for the examination paying requisite exemption fee as may be determined by the Council from time to time.

1. General and Commercial Laws:

M.A / M.B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship) or Degree in Law (three years or five years integrated LL.B or B.L) from a recognized University / Institute either constituted under an Act of Parliament or approved by AICTE.

2. Company Accounts, Cost and Management Accounts:

M.A. (Corporate Secretaryship) / M.Com / M.B.A (with Advanced Accountancy as one of the subjects at graduation / post – graduation level and with full paper in Cost Accounting / Management Account / 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.

3. Tax Laws:

M.A / M.B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship) from a recognized University / Institute either constituted under an Act of Parliament or approved by AICTE.


For Corporate Compliance Executive (CCE) Certificate holders of ICSI.


Professionals who are qualified Cost Accountants (ICWAI) or grad CWA’s, are eligible to get exemption from CS Foundation programme and certain practical related papers in CS Executive & Professional program exams.  Details in Paper-wise ICSI Exemption for ICWAI Passed Students.

Enjoy exempting.

Monday, June 4, 2012

ACS/CS Foundation Programme Exam 2012 postponed: Company Secretary Foundation Paper 4 on ELEMENTS OF BUSINESS LAWS AND MANAGEMENT is scheduled for June 16, 2012 as announced

All CS Foundation Students,


Company Secretaries Foundation Programme exam postponed for the first time ever. 

This is due to administrative reasons as announced by ICSI.  So, the last CS foundation programme (for Paper 4 on on ELEMENTS OF BUSINESS LAWS AND MANAGEMENT) proposed to be held on June 5, 2012 is postponed to June 16, 2012 from 9AM to 12 noon at same centres.


Kindly keep all CS Foundation Students informed.

Find details in Conduct of Rescheduled Examination in “Elements of Business Laws and Management” paper on 16th JUNE, 2012

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