Course after Class 12th in Company Secretary

Company Secretary work as one of the principal officers of a company to deal with aspects of management of the company as a legal entity.

Company secretaries co-ordinate various functions of the company – finance, legal and personnel and carry on their secretarial duties and responsibilities.

Course after Class 12th in Company Secretary

The tasks are legal in nature from the formation of a company, to maintaining company’s records, managing tax returns, ensuring compliance with statutory legislation, arranging company’s meetings etc.

They act as link between the shareholders and management. Company secretaries work as advisers to small companies. In management and administration they are junior secretarial officer or company secretary to financial adviser.

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Course after Class 12th in Company Secretary

Name of Course/CollegeEligibilityScheme of ExaminationImportant dates
Company Secretary Foundation CoursePass in 12th in any streamSubjects of Foundation Course: English, Business Communication, Economics, Financial Accounting Business Laws, Quantitative TechniquesMay & November

Stages to become a Company Secretary:

The student who would like to join the Course after 10+2 pass or equivalent has to undergo three stages to pursue the Company Secretaries Course i.e. 
Foundation Programme
Executive Programme
Professional Programme

The Student who would like to join the Course after passing the Graduation has to undergo two stages of the Company Secretaryship i.e. 
Executive Programme
Professional Programme

Foundation Programme can be pursued by 10+2 pass or equivalent students of Arts, Science or Commerce stream (Excluding Fine Arts)

Executive Programme can be pursued by a Graduate of all streams except Fine Arts.

Professional Programme can be pursued only after clearing the Executive Programme of CS Course

ADMISSION TO THE CS COURSE is open throughout the year.  Examinations are held twice a year in June & December.
Cut off dates for admission to CS course: .
For Foundation Programme31st March for appearing in December Examination  in the same year
30th September for June Examination next year
For  Executive Programme28th February for appearing in both modules in December Exams in the same year
31st May for appearing in single module in December Examination in the same year
31st August  for appearing in both modules in June Exam in the next year
30th November for appearing in single module in June Examination in the next year.

SUBJECTS FOR CS COURSE

There are 4 papers in CS  Foundation Programme (wef. 01.04.2017)
There are 8 papers divided into 2 Modules in CS Executive Programme (wef. 01.03.2018)
There are 9 papers divided into 3  Modules in CS   Professional   Programme

 

SUBJECTS
Foundation Programme [4 papers]( New Syllabus – w.e.f. 1st April 2017 )
·         BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT AND LAW
·         BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, ETHICS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
·         BUSINESS ECONOMICS
·         FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING
Executive Programme [8papers] ( New Syllabus – w.e.f. 1st Mar 2018 )
Module I
(4papers)
1. JURISPRUDENCE, INTERPRETATION & GENERAL LAWS
2. COMPANY LAW
3. SETTING UP OF BUSINESS ENTITIES AND CLOSURE
4. TAX LAWS
Module II
(4 papers) 
5. CORPORATE & MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
6.SECURITIES LAWS & CAPITAL MARKETS
7.ECONOMIC, BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAWS
8. FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Professional Program (syllabus – w.e.f. 1st September 2013 )
MODULE 1
1. Advanced Company Law and Practice
2. Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence
3. Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency
MODULE 2
4. Information Technology and Systems Audit
5. Financial, Treasury and Forex Management
6. Ethics, Governance and Sustainability
MODULE 3
7. Advanced Tax Laws and Practice
8. Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings
9. Electives 1 out of below 5 subjects
9.1. Banking  Law and Practice
9.2. Capital, Commodity and Money Market
9.3. Insurance Law and Practice
9.4. Intellectual Property Rights – Law and Practice
9.5. International Business-Laws and Practices

 

Professional Program (NEW SYLLABUS – w.e.f. 1st September 2018 )
MODULE 1
1. GOVERNANCE, RISK MANAGEMENT, COMPLIANCES AND ETHICS
2. ADVANCED TAX LAWS
3. DRAFTING, PLEADINGS AND APPEARANCES
MODULE 2
4. SECRETARIAL AUDIT
5. CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING
6. RESOLUTION OF CORPORATE DISPUTES
MODULE 3
7.CORPORATE FUNDING & LISTINGS IN STOCK EXCHANGES
8. MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE STUDIES
9. ELECTIVES 1 OUT OF BELOW 8 SUBJECTS (THE EXAMINATION FOR THIS PAPER WILL BE OPEN BOOK EXAMINATION)
9.1. BANKING  LAW AND PRACTICE
9.2. INSURANCE LAW AND PRACTICE
9.3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS– LAWS AND PRACTICES
9.4. FORENSIC AUDIT
9.5. DIRECT TAX LAW & PRACTICE
9.6 LABOUR LAWS & PRACTICE
9.7 VALUATIONS & BUSINESS MODELLING
9.8 INSOLVENCY – LAW AND PRACTICE
Fee Structure for CS Course

CS Foundation Programme              Rs.4500/-
CS Executive ProgrammeRs.9000/- for Commerce Graduates
Rs 12,500/- for CPT passed of ICAI / Foundation passed of ICAI-CMA
Rs 10,000/- for Non Commerce Students
Rs 8,500/- for CS Foundation passed students
CS Professional ProgrammeRs.12,000/- 
  Examination

1.     Examination is conducted twice a year in June and December

2.      Examination fee

Foundation Programme  –Rs. 1200/- 
Executive Programme     –  Rs. 1200/- per Module
Professional Programme  –Rs. 1200/- per Module

Last date for submission of application for appearing in the examination

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

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

Medium of Examination

The Institute allows facility to students to appear in examination in English as well as in Hindi. (Except Business Communication subject of Foundation Program)

Qualifying Marks

A candidate is declared to have passed the Foundation / Executive / Professional examination, if he/she secures at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects.

Time limit for completing CS Examination

A student is required to complete the Executive and the Professional examination within the registration period. However, on payment of requisite fees the validity of registration may be renewed / extended for further period subject to fulfilling the applicable guidelines.

New Syllabus For Executive And Professional Programmes

MODIFIED TRAINING STRUCTURE FOR THE STUDENTS OF COMPANY SECRETARYSHIP COURSE EFFECTIVE FROM 01ST APRIL, 2014

The Council, with the approval of Central Government and after following the due process, is publishing a Notification no. 710/1(M)/1 (1410GI/14) dated 01st  April, 2014 in the Gazette of India, Part III, Section 4 (Extraordinary). The Notification has amended the Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982 to modify the training structure for the students of Company Secretaryship course. The modified training structure shall be applicable to:-

  (i) a student registered to the Executive Programme on or after 1st April 2014; and

(ii) a student registered to the Executive Programme on or before 31st March 2014, if (s)he opts for the modified training structure in lieu of the earlier structure.

  The brief details of the earlier training structure and the modified training structure is as under:

Components of TrainingEarlier Training StructureModified Training Structure
Computer TrainingSeventy hoursNot Applicable
Student Induction ProgrammeSeven daysNot Applicable
Executive Development ProgrammeEight daysNot Applicable
Long Terms Internship with specified entitiesFifteen months (After passing Executive Programme)Three years on registration to Executive Programme;

or

Two years after passing the Executive Programme;

or

One year after passing the Professional Programme.

Professional Development ProgrammeTwenty-five hoursNot Applicable
Training with specialised agencyFifteen daysNot Applicable
Management Skills Orientation ProgrammeFifteen daysFifteen days

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