Company Secretary/Corporate Secretary (CS)

Board – The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)

Foundation Level

Eligibility :Class 12
Number of Papers :4 papers
Exam Timing :Every June & December
Board Registration Closing :31st March/30th September
Mode of Examination :Computer based MCQs
Coaching Duration:4 Months (300 Hours)
Batch Starts :Every January, April, June and August
Registration Fee :₹ 5700 (to the Board)
Coaching & Hostel Fee :On enquiry

Executive Level

Eligibility :Foundation or UG/PG completed students (with 55% marks) or Foundation in CA / CMA
Number of Papers :2 Modules (Module 1 with 4 papers and Module 2 with 3 papers)
Exam Timing :Every June & December
Board Registration Closing :28th Feb/31st May/31st August/30th Nov
Coaching Duration :7-8 Months (500 Hours)
Batch Starts :Every January, June and August
Registration Fee :₹ 10500 (to the Board)
Coaching & Hostel Fee :On enquiry

Professional Level

Eligibility :Qualifying both group of Intermediate exam and complete 2.5 years of Articleship.
Number of Papers :3 Modules (each Module with 3 papers)
Exam Timing :Atleast 9 months after registration
Board Registration Closing :28th February/31st May/31st August/31st November
Coaching Duration :12 Months (800 Hours)
Batch Starts :Every January and June
Registration Fee :₹ 12500 (to the Board)
Coaching & Hostel Fee :On enquiry

Batches & Coaching Duration

Foundation Level :Regular (300 Hrs), Weekend (200 Hrs) & Crash (100 Hrs)
Intermediate Level :Regular (500 Hrs), Weekend (350 Hrs) & Crash (200 Hrs)
Professional Level :Regular (800 Hrs), Weekend (600 Hrs) & Crash (400 Hrs)

Job Opportunities for CSs

  • The job is highly paying (minimum one lakh per month)
  • Government Organizations & PSUs
  • Private Companies (Listed and Non-listed)
  • MNCs
  • Corporate Houses
  • Law Firms
  • Consultancies
  • Industrial Firms
  • Healthcare Institutes
  • Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Legal, Secretarial and Corporate Governance
  • Financial Management
  • Project Planning
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Foreign Collaborations and Joint Ventures
  • Capital Market and Investor Relations
  • Arbitration and Conciliation
  • Professors in Accounting & Finance
  • Opportunities for Pursuing PhD