Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test Eligibility and Syllabus

The Company Secretary course (CS) is offered by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 to regulate the profession of company secretaries in India. CS course has two stages – CS executive followed by the CS professional programs. To get admission into the CS executive program (first level), candidates need to qualify in the national-level Company Secretary Executive Entrance test.

Eligibility Criteria of CS Executive Course

Below is the list of eligibility details for the candidates:

Through entrance exam Direct entry
Passed Class 12 in any discipline (except Fine Arts) from a recognized university or equivalent.
Graduates or Postgraduates are also eligible to apply.
CS Foundation course passed students
ORICAI Final Course passed students (with exemption fee)
ORICMAI Final Course passed students (with exemption fee)
Qualified in Company Secretary Executive Entrance test (CSEET) of ICSI
OR
passed the CS Foundation exam.
No entrance exam

 Company Secretary Syllabus

Check the below details of the exam syllabus:

Paper Name of the Subject Details of CSEET syllabus
Paper 1 Syllabus Business Communication (50 marks) 1.    Essentials of Good English

2.    Communication

3.    Business Correspondence

4.    Common Business Terminologies

Paper 2 Syllabus Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning (50 marks) 1.    Indian Constitution

2.    Elements of General Laws (Indian Contract Act and Law of Torts)

3.    Elements of Company Secretary’s Legislation

4.    Elements of Company Law

Paper 3 Syllabus (50 marks) Economic and Business Environment
Part A – Economics
1.    Basics of Demand and Supply and Forms of Market Competition

2.    National Income Accounting and Related Concepts

3.    Indian Union Budget

4.    Indian Financial Markets

5.    Indian Economy

Economic and Business Environment
Part B – Business Environment
1.    Entrepreneurship Scenario

2.    Business Environment

3.    Key Government Institutions

Paper 4 Syllabus (50 marks) Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills Part A – Current Affairs Current Affairs
Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills Part B – Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva Voce) 1.    Listening Skills

2.    Written Communication Skills

3.    Oral Communication Skills

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