Company Secretary (CS)


This is offered by the INSTITUTE OF COMPANY SECRETARIES OF INDIA, a duly registered Institute by passing of an Act in parliament.

It is for a student who prefers theory subjects over practical subjects. Though they are there, more weightage is placed on the theory subjects, especially having a law orientation. The candidate is expected to be conversant with Company regulation and corporate governance. The contribution of Company Secretaries is immense in interpretation of laws especially Company Law. The candidates are also expected to be experts in compliance with Company Law provisions.

Professionals like Company Secretaries cannot afford to become prisoners of the present, but have to take a hard look at the future. Layman tends to focus on the limitations set by the present whereas professionals need to visualize the sweeping changes in future and gear up accordingly. This is a good opportunity to find a spark in yourself and gives a good exposure in corporate world.

A candidate can expect a pay package of three to five lacs (annual) initially at the entry level in the profession. There is no upper limit with the growth in experience and expertise.

Key Facts

Qualification Company Secretary
Duration If candidate is pursuing after Graduation then 2 years of academics. If candidate is pursuing after 12th then 3 years of academics
Start dates  
Campus available Delhi, Mumbai
Fee Click for fees
Online dates  
Classroom dates  

Course structure

Foundation Executive Professional Programme
1.English and Business Communication Group 1: General and Commercial Laws Company Accounts and Cost and Management Accounting Tax Laws Module I:
1. Company Secretarial Practice
2. Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings
2.Economics and Statistics Group 2: Company Law Economic, Labour and Industrial Laws Securities Laws and Regulation of Financial Markets Module II
Financial, Treasury and Forex Management Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
3.Financial Accounting Module III
Strategic Management, Alliances and International Trade Advanced Tax laws and Practice
4.Elements of Business Laws and management Module IV
Due Diligence and corporate Compliance Management Governance, Business Ethics and Sustainability

Other Compliance:
  • a. 15 months articleship
  • b. 70 Hrs Computer Training

Entry requirements

Foundation 12th passed of any stream 30th Sept for June exams 31st March for Dec exams Form fee: 200/-
Regn fees: (Postal): 3600/-
Executive Foundation passed or Graduate of any stream For Both Groups: 31st August for June exams, 28th Feb. for Dec. exams. For any one group: 30th Nov. for June exams. 31st May for Dec. exams. Form fee: 300/-
Regn fees: 7000/- Foundation passed student: 6500/- Non commerce: 7750/-
Finals Executive passed - 7500/-

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Note: The fees structure and other formalities are determined by the Institute. So candidates are requested to take care by updating from the Institute before proceeding to register as a candidate.

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