CS - FAQs

Directorate of Student Services

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

( updated on 09.04.14 )

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QUERIES  RELATED WITH

REGISTRATION OF STUDENTS FOR FOUNDATION /

EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I  want  to  register  as  a  student  for

For registration, please visit www.icsi.edu , click on

 

Company Secretaryship Course – where

“online services” ( at the top of home page on right

 

do I start?

hand side ) and proceed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students can apply for registration through online

 

 

 

 

 

 

services of institute at the link given below :

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.icsi.in/student/Students/StudentRegistration.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Can I get prospectus by post ?

Yes.  Hard  copy  of  the  prospectus  (without

 

 

 

 

 

 

registration form) can be obtained by post from the

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute (Noida Office) by sending demand draft of

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rs 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

drawn  in  favour  of  ‘The  Institute  of  Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretaries of India” payable at New Delhi, along

 

 

 

 

 

 

with an application on plain paper  mentioning the

 

 

 

 

 

 

name of the student and complete postal address.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The application and demand draft  may be sent to

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative  Officer  (Stores),  The  Institute  of

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company Secretaries of India, ICSI House, C-37,

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sector-62, Noida – 201 309(UP).

 

 

 

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Whether  Registration  Form  is  also

No.  Download  copy  of  registration  form  is  not

 

available at institute’s website ? If yes,

acceptable.

 

can I download it and submit the same ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Which are the stages covered under CS

There are three stages covered under CS Course

 

Course

1.

Foundation Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Executive Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Professional Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What is Eligibility criteria for Admission to

Students who have passed the Senior Secondary

 

 

Foundation Programme ?

School

Examination

under

10+2

 

 

 

scheme of a recognized Board or

equivalent

may

 

 

 

seek admission to Foundation Programme. .

 

Note : A student appearing in 10+2 examination may also apply for provisional admission in Foundation programme by submitting the scanned copy of his/her Admit Card (Hall Ticket) of 10+2 Board examinations. Such students are required to regularize their provisional admission by submitting scanned copy of his/her 10+2 passed mark sheet/ certificate within six months from the date of his/her admission in Foundation Programme. Failure to submit the 10+2 passed mark sheet/ certificate within the prescribed time of six months shall result in cancellation of the Foundation Programme registration and forfeiture of the registration fee without any further notice to the concerned student. It will be the responsibility of the students to submit the desired certificate within the stipulated time to avoid complications at a later stage. Students who fail to regularize the registration are not eligible for appearing in the CS Examinations.

 

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What is the last date of registration in

Admission is open

throughout

the

year. However,

 

 

 

Foundation Program ?

certain cut-off dates have been fixed vis-à-vis the CS

 

 

 

 

Examinations  conducted  in  June  and  December

 

 

 

 

every year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Following are the cut-off dates:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31st March

 

For appearing in December

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

examination

of

the

same

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30th September

 

For   appearing

in

June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

examination of the next year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What  is  Eligibility  Criteria  for  direct

 

A student, who has either passed the Foundation

 

 

 

Admission to Executive Programme ?

 

Programme  examination  of  the  Institute  (or

 

 

 

Or

 

 

exempted thereof) is eligible for seeking registration

 

 

 

 

 

to  Executive  Programme.  Further,  students who

 

 

 

Who  is

eligible  for  exemption  from

 

have passed their Bachelor’s Degree Examinations

 

 

 

 

in any subject (except in Fine Arts) are eligible to

 

 

 

passing

the   Foundation   Programme

 

seek registration directly to Executive Programme.

 

 

 

Examination and seek direct registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

to Executive Programme ?

 

A  candidate  possessing  any  of  the  following

 

 

 

 

 

 

qualifications is eligible for exemption from passing

 

 

 

 

 

 

the Foundation Programme examination:

 

 

 

 

 

 

i)

A  Degree  or  master’s  degree  in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate Secretaryship or Commerce;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

or

 

 

 

 

 

 

ii)

Pass  in  the  Final  examination  of  the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute of Cost Accountants of India or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the Institute of Chartered Accountants of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

India   or   any   other   Accountancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institutions in India or abroad recognized

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

as equivalent thereto by the Council; or

 

 

 

 

 

 

iii)

Pass in the Foundation examination of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the Institute of Cost Accountants of India

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

or  CPT  of  The  Institute  of  Chartered

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accountants of India

 

 

 

 

 

 

iv)

A  degree  or  master’s  degree  in  any

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

discipline other than Fine Arts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A non-commerce candidate seeking exemption from

 

 

 

 

 

 

the Foundation Programme examination will also be

 

 

 

 

 

 

provided a set of Study Materials of Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program  for  his/her  self-study  to  acquire  basic

 

 

 

 

 

 

knowledge  about  the  subjects  of  Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I have registered online. When would I get

 

Students who have registered online need to upload

 

 

 

my study material?

 

their documents at Mange account option at their

 

 

 

 

 

respective account. After that their documents are

 

 

 

 

 

verified at the Institute’s end. In case application is

 

 

 

 

 

complete in all respects, the same is approved and

 

 

 

 

 

students get study material within 10-12 day after

 

 

 

 

 

approval of his /her application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is there any requirement to send any

 

Students applying through online mode are NOT

 

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document or copy of the online

 

required to send hard copies of any document to the

 

 

 

registration application along with

 

Institute unless specifically asked for producing the

 

 

 

documents to the Institute in physical

 

same for verification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

form?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Which subjects are covered under the

 

Foundation Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Foundation Programm

 

Total four (4) subjects:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i)  Business Environment & Entrepreneurship

 

 

 

 

 

 

ii)Business Management, Ethics and Communication

 

 

 

 

 

iii) Business Economics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

iv) Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Which subjects are covered under the

 

Module I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Executive Programmeme?

 

i) Company Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ii) Cost and Management Accounting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

iii) Economic and Commercial Laws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

iv) Tax Laws and Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

v)  Company Accounts and Auditing Practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

vi) Capital Markets and Securities Laws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

vii) Industrial, Labour and General Laws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I want to register as ICSI student but can

 

For online registration, apart from Credit Card,

you

 

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not make a payment online using a credit

 

may pay through Debit Card/ Net banking Channels /

 

 

 

card. What do I do?

 

or Bank Challan (Through Canara Bank Branches)

 

 

 

 

 

If  you  are  facing  any  difficulty  to  pay  through

 

 

 

 

 

payment   gateway   or   not   getting   payment

 

 

 

 

 

confirmations

(including

non-generation

of

 

 

 

 

 

acknowledgements), you may seek the help of our

 

 

 

 

 

Information Technology Department by sending a

 

 

 

 

 

mail  to  pooja.juyal@icsi.edu

or

by

contacting

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone no 0120-4522039/69.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is the procedure for getting refund

 

After

successful

payment,

a

formal

 

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of excess payments during Online

 

acknowledgement/receipt will be generated by the

 

 

 

registration process?

 

system. In case of multiple payments, you may write

 

 

 

 

 

to the Directorate. of Student Services, Noida for

 

 

 

 

 

processing the the refund of excess amount received

 

 

 

 

 

by the Institute.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

What is the Process of resetting and

 

Students can reset and recover password at this link

 

 

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recovering password for registered

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

students?

 

https://www.icsi.in/student/RecoverPassword.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What fees do I need to pay to register?

 

You need to pay registration fees as follows: -

 

 

 

 

 

 

a)  Foundation Programmeme à Rs. 4500

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)

Executive Programmeme  à Rs.9000 (For

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commerce Graduates / CPT passed of ICAI /

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation   passed   of   ICAI(Cost))   &

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rs.10000 (For Non-commerce graduate)

 

 

 

 

 

 

c)

CS Foundation Pass Student à Rs.8500

 

 

 

 

 

All fees and other dues payable to the Institute are to

 

 

 

 

 

be  remitted  through  payment gateway  at  online

 

 

 

 

 

services ( i.e. through debit card / credit card /

 

 

 

 

 

netbanking / bank challan )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is there any concession in fees for SC/ST

 

SC/ST candidates are required to pay only 50% of

 

 

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candidates?

 

the fees payable by general category candidate

 

 

 

 

 

To avail the fees concession students are required to

 

 

 

 

 

submit requisite certificate issued by the competent

 

 

 

 

 

authority State/ Central Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is there any concession in fees for OBC

 

No  fees  concession  is  applicable  for  OBC

 

 

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candidates?

 

candidates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is  there  any  concession  in  fees  for

 

Physically Handicapped Students are eligible for

 

 

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Physically Handicapped Students?

 

concession in fees as per details given below :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stage

 

 

Payable by physically handicapped students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation

 

Only Registration Fee will be charged

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

(At present Registration Fee is Rs.1500)

 

 

 

 

 

 

me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Executive

 

Only Registration Fee will be charged

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

(At present Registration Fee is Rs.2000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional

 

Only Registration Fee will be charged

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

( At present Registration Fee is NIL )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The above concession would be granted subject to

 

 

 

 

 

the following guidelines : -

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

The  concerned students should submit a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

certificate issued by a Physician / Surgeon/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oculist   working   in   a   State/   Central

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government  to  the  effect  of  permanent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

physical disability (including blindness).

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)

The  following  shall  be  regarded  as

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

permanent physical disability :-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(a) permanent physical disability of more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

than 50% in one limb; or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

(b) permanent physical disability of more

 

 

 

than 60% in two or more limbs; or

 

 

 

(c) permanent

deafness

with  hearing

 

 

 

impairment of 70 decibels and above;

 

 

 

or

 

 

 

 

 

(d) permanent and total loss of voice.

 

 

(iii)

Blindness shall be regarded as permanent

 

 

 

physical disability, if it is incurable and falls in

 

 

 

any of the categories specified namely : -

 

 

 

-   6/60 to 1/60 or field of vision

 

 

 

110-2

 

 

 

 

-   3/60 to 1/60 or field of vision

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

-   FC at 1 foot to Nil or field of

 

 

 

vision 100

 

 

 

 

-   Total absence of sight

 

 

It is clarified that all other services shall be available

 

 

on full payment basis as applicable to general

 

 

category students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have already applied for my registration.

Students who submit their registration form through

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When shall I get the Registration Number

online mode, they get the User Id instantly after

 

?

making payment of requisite fees. This user Id is in

 

 

fact their Registration Number.

 

 

 

 

 

How can I check my registration status ?

Students can check their registration status at the

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following link :

 

 

 

 

http://www.icsi.in/regstatus/RegistrationQuery.aspx

 

 

By entering any of the following details

 

 

1.

Application No.

 

 

 

 

2.  Date of Birth & First Name

 

 

 

3.

Mobile Number

 

 

 

 

4.

E mail ID

 

 

 

My registration is pending. What should I

Registration is pending due to either non compliance

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do now?

of documentary evidence or submission of less fees.

 

 

Students  are  sent  mails  regarding  pendency  of

 

 

registration.   Registration

gets

approved   on

 

 

compliance of the above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have received in-complete set of books.

Incomplete set of books are sometimes provided to

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When will I receive the balance (Books)

you at the time of registration, due to out-of-stock

 

Study Material?

position of certain study materials.. The remaining

 

 

books  are  automatically  sent  to  the  students

 

 

immediately on arrival of fresh stock.

 

 

 

 

 

I have not received my registration letter

The Institute has discontinued the system of sending

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and Identity Card. Please let me know the

Registration Letter and Identity Card by post (in

 

procedure to obtain the registration letter

physical  form).  Instead,  the  registration  letter

 

and Identity card?

alongwith Identity card can easily be downloaded

 

 

from Institute’s website www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

What is the process of downloading

1.  Click on “Online Services” at www.icsi.edu

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registration letter/Identity card from the

2.  Click on “Login” option

 

website

3.  Enter your username /password

 

 

4.  Click on Student option

 

 

5.

Open My Account

 

 

6.  Go to Others option at your account

 

 

7.  Student can download registration

 

 

 

letter/Identity card at Others option

 

 

8.  After downloading Identity card ,student

 

 

 

needs to get it attested by either of the

 

 

 

following : (i) Member of ICSI (ii)Gazetted

 

 

 

Officer of State/ Central Government (iii)

 

 

 

Principal of Recognised Schools/colleges (iv)

 

 

 

Managers of Nationalised Banks (v) Officers

 

 

 

of the ICSI

 

 

 

 

I have registered provisionally in

Students admitted provisionally need to upload copy

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Foundation/Executive stage. what are the

of their 10+2 passing certificate / mark sheet (For

 

formalities to regularize my admission

students admitted in Foundation stage) , graduation

 

 

passing certificate / or mark sheet (For students

 

 

admitted in Executive stage) within six months since

 

 

their

registration  at  their  online  account  at

 

 

www.icsi.edu otherwise their registration may be

 

 

cancelled and fee gets forfeited.

 

 

 

 

 

I took provisional admission in CS

Yes. The admission will be cancelled and all fee

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Foundation Programme but I have not

remitted shall be forfieted. All such students need to

 

been able to clear the 10+2 Examinations.

apply afresh after clearing their 10+2 Examinations.

 

Would my registration be cancelled in

 

 

 

case I am not able to pass 10+2 within six

 

 

 

months since my registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

I took provisional admission in CS but

Yes. All such students need to apply afresh

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now I got Compartment in Final year

 

 

 

would my registration be cancelled in

 

 

 

case I am not able to pass final year

 

 

 

passing certificate within six months

 

 

 

since my registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have subscribed for the journal

As  per  procedure,  all  requests  received  for

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‘Chartered Secretary’ along with my

subscription for sending Chartered Secretary are

 

registration fee. Kindly let me know

forwarded to concerned section for  sending the

 

procedure for getting the journal?

same to the respective student . If case of not

 

 

receiving the same, you may contact Telephone no –

 

 

011-45341044

 

 

 

 

 

What is validity period of my registration

Registration for Foundation programme is valid for

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number ?

three  years,  whereas  registration  for  executive

 

 

programme is valid for five years.

 

 

 

 

Can I get the validity of my registration

Registration of Foundation Programme can not be

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number renewed after expiry of the same?

renewed.  Such students are required to seek fresh

 

 

registration.

 

 

Registration of students of Executive Programme /

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Professional Programme can be renewed after the

 

 

 

expiry  of  five  years  period  from  the  month  of

 

 

 

registration.

 

 

What is ICSI Student Education Fund

With  a  objective  to  encourage  and  motivate

 

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Trust ?

economically  backward  and  academically  bright

 

 

 

students  to  pursue  the  Company  Secretaryship

 

 

 

Course, the Institute has created a Trust viz. ICSI

 

 

 

Students Education Fund Trust.

 

 

 

The  details  are  available  on  our  website

 

 

 

www.icsi.edu at student options

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is the process of applying for

Students desirous of availing the financial assistance

 

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financial assistance under ICSI student

may submit their application in the prescribed format

 

 

education fund trust ?

(available  at  “Student”  option  at  our  website

 

 

 

www.icsi.edu) along with all supporting documents to

 

 

 

Director  (Student  Services),  The  Institute  of

 

 

 

Company Secretaries of India , C-37, Sector – 62,

 

 

 

Noida – 201 309.

 

 

 

 

 

QUERIES RELATED WITHREGISTRATION OF STUDENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME

 

 

1.

I have passed both modules of Executive

The Regional Councils & Chapters will not accept

 

 

Programme. I wish to take admission in

the Registration Applications in physical

 

 

Professional Programme. Where can I get

form effective from 1st January, 2014.

 

 

the  application  form  for  enrolment  in

It is further clarified that the downloaded copies of

 

 

Professional Programmeme ?

Registration Forms are also not to be accepted.

 

 

 

Students

are  advised  to  apply  for  registration

 

 

 

through online mode at www.icsi.edu


 

2.

What is the fees for registration in

Rs. 12000/-

 

 

 

Professional Programme ?

Students can make payment of applicable fees

 

 

 

through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking

 

 

 

or Bank Challan System ( through Canara Bank

 

 

 

Branches).

 

 

3.

What is the process of registering online ?

A “Step by Step Procedure for Online Registration” is

 

 

 

as follows :

 

 

 

 

1.  Login to Online Services at www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

2.  Click Student and then select My Account

 

 

 

3.  Click Professional Registration under

 

 

 

“Payment Request” option

 

 

 

4.  Upload pass mark sheet of both modules of

 

 

 

Executive Programme by clicking on

 

 

 

choose file.

 

 

 

5.  Make Payment of Rs 12,000/- through Credit

 

 

 

Card / Debit Card / Net Banking / bank

 

 

 

challan.

 

 

 

6.  For all successful payments an

 

 

 

acknowledgement receipt is generated. In

 

 

 

case receipt could not be generated due to

 

 

 

any reason ,follow the procedure as given

 

 

 

below

 

 

 

i)

Click Student-> select My Account

 

 

 

ii)

Click payment request->Generate

 

 

 

 

payment Receipt

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

iii)

Write Request id and Transaction id

 

 

 

 

and click on check status.

 

 

 

 

 

If payment is successful then the Receipt would be

 

 

generated (otherwise the payment is not successful)

 

 

and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.  You are Successfully admitted in

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. In case of unsuccessful payment please

 

 

 

 

 

resubmit your Professional Registration

 

 

 

 

 

Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. After submission of fees download your

 

 

 

 

Professional Registration Letter & Identity Card

 

 

under “other” option

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

What  are  various  cut-off  dates  for

i)

Candidates registered as student up to and

 

 

appearing in  one / or  three modules of

 

including the month of February in a year are

 

 

Professional Programme examination ?

 

eligible to appear in all the modules of the

 

 

 

 

Professional Programme examination to be

 

 

 

 

held in December same year, and those

 

 

 

 

registered between March to August during a

 

 

 

 

year are eligible to appear in all the  modules

 

 

 

 

of the Professional Programme examination

 

 

 

 

to be held in the month of June next year.

 

 

 

ii)

Candidates registered as a student up to

 

 

 

 

and including the month of May in a year

 

 

 

 

will be eligible for appearing in any one

 

 

 

 

module in

December examination

same

 

 

 

 

year and

those

who are registered

up to

 

 

 

 

and including the month of

November in a

 

 

 

 

year will be eligible to appear in any one

 

 

 

 

module(s)

of

Professional

Programme

 

 

 

 

examination to be held in the month of

 

 

 

 

June next year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Which subjects are covered under the

Total Eight (08) subjects under four Modules:

 

 

 

Professional Programmeme old syllabus?

Module-I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Company Secretarial Practice

 

 

 

 

 

2.  Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings

 

 

 

 

Module-II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.  Financial, Treasury and Forex Management

 

 

4.  Corporate Re-structuring and Insolvency

 

 

Module-III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Strategic

Management,

Alliances

and

 

 

 

International Trade

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.  Advanced Tax Laws and Practice

 

 

 

 

Module-IV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.  Due

Diligence and Corporate

Compliance

 

 

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Governance,

Business

Ethics

and

 

 

 

Sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


6.

Which subjects are covered under the

 

Total Nine (09) subjects under three Modules:

 

 

 

Professional Programme New syllabus

 

MODULE 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

which is implemented from 3rd Sep 2013

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

9.3.

Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insurance Law and Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.4.

Intellectual Property Rights - Law and

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.5.

International   Business-Laws   and

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

When will compulsory switch over to new

 

Last Examination under the Professional Programme

 

 

syllabus of Professional Programme be

 

(Old Syllabus 2007) will be held in June, 2015

 

 

 

effective ?

 

From December, 2015 Session, all students will

 

 

 

 

 

be automatically switched over to the

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Programme (New Syllabus 2012).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Is there any option for Switch over for

 

If you wish to appear under New Syllabus, you

 

 

professional programe before December

 

have the option to switchover to New syllabus

 

 

2015 examination?

 

which can be exercised at the time of applying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for examinations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUERIES RELATED WITH REGISTRATION DE-NOVO


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

When can I apply for registration De-novo

 

A student can apply for registration de-novo ( i.e.

 

 

? ( i.e. renewal of registration )

 

renewal of

registration ) immediately on expiry

of

 

 

 

 

 

five years from the date of  his previous registration

 

 

 

 

 

but in any case within five years from the date of

 

 

 

 

 

expiry of the registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

What is the validity of de-novo registration

De-novo registration is valid for further period of five

 

 

?

 

 

years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

How  many  times  I  can  apply  for

Registration De-novo can be sought on a continuous

 

 

registration De-novo?

basis unlimited number of times, provided the same

 

 

 

 

 

are sought within the stipulated period.

 

 

4.

I wish to apply for registration De-novo.

 

Physical denovo forms are not acceptable w.e.f 01

 

 

Where can I get the denovo form ?

 

January 2014. Students are advised to apply online

 

 

 

 

 

through online services at www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

 

 

How can I pay the de-novo fees ?

 

 

Students can make payment of applicable fees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

or Bank Challan System ( through Canara Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Branches).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

 

 

How much fees I am required to pay for

 

 

Rs.2,000/- (lump- sum)

 

 

 

 

 

applying for registration De-novo ?

 

 

Students who apply for Registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

de-novo within two years of the expiry of former

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rs 3,000/- (lump-sum) If students fail to apply for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration de-novo within two years of expiry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration, they may still seek Registration de-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

novo within a maximum period of five years from the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

expiry of former registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students  belonging  to  Physically  Handicapped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category and SC/ST Category will be required to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

remit  only  25%  and  50%  respectively  of  the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lumpsum  fee  applicable  for  General  Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students   as   mentioned  above  for   seeking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Denovo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

 

Can I apply “on-line” for registration de-

 

Yes,

 

 

 

 

 

novo ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

 

 

How can I apply denovo of registration

 

 

Login to Online Services at www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Click Student and then select My Account

 

 

 

 

 

through online mode ?

 

 

3. Click De novo Registration & Extension under

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Payment Requests” option

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Select Request Type and Payment mode and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

then click on “Submit Request”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Request ID and Transaction ID will generate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

on successful submission of the request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Proceed for payment through Credit Card /

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debit Card / Net Banking/bank challan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. For all successful payments an

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

acknowledgement receipt is generated and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

intimation will be sent on the respective email

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ID. In  case receipt could not be generated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

due to any reason, follow the procedure as

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

given below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click Student-> select My Account

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click payment request->Generate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

payment Receipt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Write Request id and Transaction id and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

click on check status.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If payment is successful then the Receipt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

would be generated (otherwise the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

payment is not successful)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Please download the de novo registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Letter from Section “Letter for student” in

 

 

 

 

 

“other” option

 

 

 

 

 

9. In case of unsuccessful payment please

 

 

 

 

 

resubmit your request

 

9.

What is the last date for applying for De

 

The following are the cut-off dates for applying for

 

 

Novo / Extension of Registration ?

 

De Novo vis-à-vis the CS Examinations conducted in

 

 

 

 

 

June & December :

 

 

 

 

 

i) 09th April

: ( For June session of examination )

 

 

 

 

 

ii) 10th October : ( For Dec. session of examination )

 

 

 

 

 

( Students whose status can be ascertained only after

 

 

 

 

 

declaration of the results in February/ August may apply

 

 

 

 

 

for Denovo/ Extension alongwith examination application

 

 

 

 

 

for the June/ December session of examination. )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUERIES RELATED WITH EXTENSION OF REGISTRATION


 

 

 

 

 

1.

What  is  the  validity  of  extension  of

 

Extension is valid for further one year period.

 

 

registration ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

How many times I can apply for extension

 

Extension can be taken maximum for two times each

 

 

of registration ?

 

for a one year period. The extension has to be

 

 

 

 

 

sought within six months of expiry of such

 

 

 

 

 

registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To ascertain the eligibility for extension, students

 

 

 

 

 

may contact

Tel. No. 0120-4522072 or  mail at

 

 

 

 

 

extension@icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

I  wish  to  apply  for  extension  of

 

Physical Extension forms are not acceptable w.e.f

 

 

registration. Where can I get the extension

 

01 January 2014.

 

 

form ?

 

Students are advised to apply online through online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

services at www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

How can I pay the extension fees ?

 

Students can make payment of applicable fees

 

 

 

 

 

through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking

 

 

 

 

 

or Bank Challan System ( through Canara Bank

 

 

 

 

 

Branches).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

How much fees I am required to pay for

 

Rs 1,000/- (lump-sum) per year.

 

 

applying for extension of registration ?

 

Students  belonging  to  Physically  Handicapped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category and SC/ST Category will be required to

 

 

 

 

 

remit  only  25%  and  50%  respectively  of  the

 

 

 

 

 

lumpsum  fee  applicable  for  General  Category

 

 

 

 

 

Students as mentioned above for seeking Extension

 

 

 

 

 

of Registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Can I apply “on-line” for extension of

 

Yes.

 

 

 

 

registration ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


7.

How can I apply extension online?

Login to Online Services at www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

2. Click Student and then select My Account

 

 

 

 

3. Click De novo Registration & Extension under

 

 

 

 

“Payment Requests” option

 

 

 

 

4. Select Request Type and Payment mode and

 

 

 

 

then click on “Submit Request”

 

 

 

 

5. Request ID and Transaction ID will generate

 

 

 

 

on successful submission of the request.

 

 

 

 

6. Proceed for payment through Credit Card /

 

 

 

 

Debit Card / Net Banking/bank challan.

 

 

 

 

7. For all successful payments an

 

 

 

 

acknowledgement receipt is generated and

 

 

 

 

intimation will be sent on the respective email

 

 

 

 

ID. In  case receipt could not be generated

 

 

 

 

due to any reason, follow the procedure as

 

 

 

 

given below:

 

 

 

 

Click Student-> select My Account

 

 

 

 

Click payment request->Generate

 

 

 

 

payment Receipt

 

 

 

 

Write Request id and Transaction id and

 

 

 

 

click on check status.

 

 

 

 

If payment is successful then the Receipt

 

 

 

 

would be generated (otherwise the

 

 

 

 

payment is not successful)

 

 

 

 

8. Please download the de novo registration

 

 

 

 

Letter from Section “Letter for student” in

 

 

 

 

“other” option

 

 

 

 

9. In case of unsuccessful payment please

 

 

 

 

resubmit your request

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Who is eligible for extension of

Only  Professional  Programmeme  students  are

 

 

registration ?

eligible for extension of registration.

 

 

 

 

For  seeking  extension  of  registration,  student

 

 

 

 

concerned has to apply within six months from the

 

 

 

 

expiry of his/her registration and he/she should have

 

 

 

 

passed  at  least  one  module  of  Professional

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUERIES RELATED WITH SUBJECT- WISE EXEMPTION 


 

 

 

 

 

1

Who is eligible to claim subject-wise

Students  having  LLB  qualifications  (  &  having

 

 

exemption on the basis of

secured 50% or more marks in aggregate ) and

 

 

qualifications ?

applying  for  exemption  with  requisite  mark

 

 

 

 

sheet/certificate and paper wise exemption fee of

 

 

 

 

Rs.1000/= per subject on or before last day for

 

 

 

 

claiming paper-wise are eligible to claim exemptions

 

 

 

 

in following subject.

 

 

 

 

OLD SYLLABUS (valid till Dec 2014 exams)

 

 

 

 

General & Commercial Law

 

 

 

 

New SYLLABUS

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Industrial, Labour & General Laws

 

 

 

 

 

Paperwise Exemption to ICAI-Cost

 

 

 

 

 

A candidate who has passed the Final examination

 

 

 

 

 

of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, shall be

 

 

 

 

 

exempted  from  the following  papers  of  the  CS

 

 

 

 

 

Executive/Professional Programmes :

 

 

 

 

 

1. Executive Programme-old syllabus (valid till Dec

 

 

 

 

 

2014 exams)

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) Tax Laws

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)  Company  Accounts,  Cost  &  Management

 

 

 

 

 

Accounting

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Professional Proramme- old syllabus (valid till

 

 

 

 

 

June 2015 exams)

 

 

 

 

 

a) Financial,Treasury and Forex Management

 

 

 

 

 

b) Advanced Tax Laws and Practice

 

 

 

 

 

3. Executive Programme-new syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

a) Cost & Management Accounting

 

 

 

 

 

b) Tax Laws & Practice

 

 

 

 

 

c) Company accounts & Auditing practices

 

 

 

 

 

4. Professional Programme-new syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

a) Advance Company laws and practices

 

 

 

 

 

b) Financial, Forex and Treasury management

 

 

 

 

 

c) Advanced Tax Laws and Practice

 

 

 

 

 

No exemption shall be given on the basis of any

 

 

 

 

 

other higher education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

What is the last date for applying for

 

 

The  Cut-off  dates  for  applying  for  paper-wise

 

 

Paper-wise exemption ?

 

 

exemption ( on the basis of qualification ) are given

 

 

( On the basis of qualification )

 

 

below :

 

 

 

 

 

 

i) 09th April

: ( For June session of examination )

 

 

 

 

 

ii) 10th October

: ( For Dec. session of examination )

 

 

 

 

 

Applications received after the stipulated cut-off dates

 

 

 

 

 

will  be  considered  for  only  future  sessions  of

 

 

 

 

 

examinations  even  if  all  eligibility  conditions  are

 

 

 

 

 

fulfilled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

I am having required qualification.  How

 

 

Student is required to apply for exemption through

 

 

can I claim subject-wise exemption ?

 

 

online  services  available  at  www.icsi.edu,  attach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

attested scanned copy of all parts of mark sheet of

 

 

 

 

 

the relevant qualification along with the requisite

 

 

 

 

 

exemption fees @ Rs 1000/=- per subject ( payable

 

 

 

 

 

through credit card / debit card / netbanking / bank

 

 

 

 

 

challan ) immediately after registration / or before

 

 

 

 

 

the last date for submission of paper wise exemption

 

 

 

 

 

forms within the cut-off dates prescribed for the

 

 

 

 

 

same

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I have already been granted exemption. I have also received a confirmation letter in

 

4      this connection from the Institute.

Am I required to pay exemption fee per No. Exemption fee is required to be paid only once and the exemptions once granted will hold good for all

 

subject every time I am appearing in the future sessions of examinations. examinations?

 

5

What is the criteria of getting paper-wise

The prescribed criteria is narrated below :

 

 

exemption, if I have secured more than

 

 

 

60% marks in any paper in my earlier

Foundation Programme :

 

 

examinations of ICSI ?

A candidate who has appeared in all the papers for

 

 

 

which he/she was enrolled and has obtained 60% or

 

 

 

more marks in any paper(s), but failed, shall be

 

 

 

declared  to  have  passed  in  the  subsequent

 

 

 

examination if he/she obtains a minimum of forty

 

 

 

percent marks in each of the remaining papers and

 

 

 

fifty percent marks in the aggregate of the remaining

 

 

 

papers at one sitting within the next three following

 

 

 

examinations.

 

 

 

Executive Programme:

 

 

 

(i) A candidate who has appeared in all the papers of

 

 

 

a module, for which he/she was required to enroll,

 

 

 

and has secured 60% or more marks in any paper(s)

 

 

 

and a minimum 25% marks in each of the remaining

 

 

 

papers of the module, but has failed in that module

 

 

 

shall be exempted from that or those paper(s) in

 

 

 

which he/she secured sixty percent or more marks, in

 

 

 

any subsequent examination.

 

 

 

(ii) A candidate who has appeared in all the papers of

 

 

 

a module for which he/she was enrolled without

 

 

 

obtaining any exemption and has failed in one paper

 

 

 

of the module, but got a minimum of 60% of the total

 

 

 

marks of the remaining papers of that module, shall

 

 

 

be declared to have passed in that module if he /she

 

 

 

re-appears in the remaining one paper and obtains

 

 

 

fifty per cent marks in any subsequent examination.

 

 

 

Professional Progaram

 

 

 

A candidate who has appeared in both the papers of

 

 

 

a module, for which he/she was enrolled and has

 

 

 

secured 60% or more marks in any one paper and a

 

 

 

minimum  25%  marks  in  the  other  paper  of  the

 

 

 

module, but failed in the module, shall be exempted

 

 

 

from that paper in which he/she secured sixty percent

 

 

 

or more marks and he/she shall be declared to have

 

 

 

passed in that module if he/she re-appears in the

 

 

 

remaining one paper of the module and obtains a

 

 

 

minimum  of  50%  marks  in  any  subsequent

 

 

 

examination.

 

 

 

 


6      How much fees I am required to pay for No exemption fee is required for claiming exemption claiming paper wise exemption on the on the basis of 60% marks secured in Institute’s basis of securing 60% or more marks in earlier examination.

Institute’s earlier examinations ?

 

QUERIES RELATED WITH SWITCH OVER TO NEW SYLLABUS

 

 

How can I apply for Switch over? Am I

Student registered For Executive Program prior to

1

eligible for switchover ?

Feb 2013 and Professional Program prior to Sep

 

 

2013 under Old Syllabus, whose registration period

 

 

is valid and is interested to appear in examination as

 

 

per the New Syllabus, and intends to seek switch

 

 

over--can apply for switch over to New Syllabus.

 

 

 

2        Is there any fee for Switch -over? No, There is no fee for switch over to New Syllabus ..  

 

3        After switchover, whether the Institute will   The study material of the New syllabus, if any ,

 

provide the new study material?? required by the student, it is to be purchased by the student by paying the requisite cost of study material.

 

 

4

What is the last date for switchover ?

Student can submit request for switch over only

 

 

 

 

through  online  services  available  at  Institute’s

 

 

 

 

website www.icsi.edu at least 15 days before the

 

 

 

 

commencement of examination.

 

 

5

I have switched over to the New syllabus.

Switchover to the new syllabus is irreversible and the

 

 

 

May I revert to old syllabus ?

student are not eligible to revert to the old syllabus

 

 

 

 

under any circumstances.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

I am under the Old Syllabus and would like

The Last Examination under Executive Programme

 

 

 

to continue under the in Old Syllabus.

[old syllabus 2007] will be held in December 2014

 

 

 

What is the last session for old syllabus

session.

 

 

 

examination?

From  June,  2015  session,  all  students  will  be

 

 

 

 

automatically  switched  over  to  the  Executive

 

 

 

 

programme [New syllabus 2012].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

I want to switch over to New syllabus . I

Executive Programme (Old Syllabus 2007) students

 

 

 

want to know the details of corresponding

may also seek switchover to Executive Programme

 

 

 

exemptions  on  switch  over  to  New

(New Syllabus 2012). On switchover to the New

 

 

 

syllabus.

Syllabus, they will be eligible for corresponding

 

 

 

 

paper-wise exemptions as per the following details :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXISTING /

 

REVISED/

 

 

OLD SYLLABUS

 

NEW SYLLABUS

 

 

PAPER

CODE

PAPER

CODE

 

General and

221

See Note below(*)

323

 

Commercial Laws(*)

 

 

 

 

Company Accounts

222

Cost and Management

 

 

and Cost &

 

Accounting

322

 

Management

 

 

 

 

Accounting

 

 

 

 

Tax Laws

223

Tax Laws and Practice

324

 

Company Law

224

Company Law

321

 

Economic and Labour

225

See Note below(*)

327

 

Laws(*)

 

 

 

 

Securities Laws and

226

Capital Markets and

326

 

 

 

 

 

                 

 

 

Compliances

 

Securities Laws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(*) Note: In case the student has obtained 60 or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

more marks in paper 221 and 225 under old syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

and has obtained the exemption as per rules, then,

 

 

 

 

 

 

he shall be exempted to appear in paper 323

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Economic and Commercial Laws) and 327

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Industrial, Labour and General Laws) under new

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

What is effective date of the New syllabus

The Professional program [New Syllabus- 2012] has

 

 

 

 

of Professional programme?

been

implemented

with

 

effect

from

1st

 

 

 

 

 

September’2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first examination under the professional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

programme (New Syllabus 2012] will be held in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2014 and the last examination under the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

professional programme Old Syllabus

will be held in

 

 

 

 

 

June 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From  Dec  2015  session,  all  students  will  be

 

 

 

 

 

automatically  switched  over  to  the  professional

 

 

 

 

 

progamme New Syllabus 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

What is the last date for seeking

Student

can submit

request for switch over only

 

 

 

 

switchover to Professional Programme?

through

online  services  available

at  Institute’s

 

 

 

 

 

website www.icsi.edu at least 15 days before the

 

 

 

 

 

commencement of examination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

What are the corresponding Exemptions in

On switchover to the New

Syllabus, students of

 

 

 

 

 

professional programme after switchover

Professional Program ( old syllabus ) will be eligible

 

 

 

 

 

from old syllabus to new syllabus ?

for corresponding paper-wise exemptions as per the

 

 

 

 

 

 

following details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXISTING /

 

 

 

REVISED/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OLD SYLLABUS

 

 

 

NEW SYLLABUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAPER

 

CODE

 

PAPER

 

CODE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company Secretarial

231

 

 

Advanced Company

331

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice

 

 

 

 

Law and Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drafting, Appearances

232

 

 

Drafting,

 

338

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and Pleadings

 

 

 

Appearances and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pleadings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial, Treasury and

233

 

 

Financial, Treasury

335

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forex Management

 

 

 

and Forex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate Restructuring &

234

 

 

Corporate

 

333

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insolvency

 

 

 

Restructuring,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valuation and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insolvency

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategic Management,

235

 

 

NIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alliances & International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trade

 

 

 

 

 

 

337

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Tax Laws and

236

 

 

Advanced Tax Laws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice

 

 

 

 

and Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due Diligence and

237

 

 

Secretarial Audit,

332

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate Compliance

 

 

 

Compliance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

 

 

Management and Due

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diligence

 

336

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governance, Business

238

 

 

Ethics, Governance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ethics and Sustainability

 

 

 

and Sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


UERIES RELATED WITH EXAMINATION FORM

 

 

 

1.

 

 

How much examination fee is to

 

 

Course

 

General

 

SC/ST

 

Physically

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

be paid ?

 

 

 

 

Category

 

Students

 

handicapped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students

 

( 50%

 

 

students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

concession )

( 75%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

concession )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation

 

Rs

1200/-

 

Rs 600/-

 

Rs 300/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

lump sum

 

lump sum

 

lump sum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Executive

 

Rs

1200/-

 

Rs 600/- per

Rs 300/- per

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

per Module

 

Module

 

Module

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional

 

Rs 1200/-

 

Rs 600/- per

Rs 300/- per

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

per Module

 

Module

 

Module

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For appearing from overseas Dubai Centre : Surcharge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

of US $ 100 ( or its equivalent to Indian currency) in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

addition to the applicable examination fees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

 

 

What is the mode of payment of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

exam fees ?

 

 

The  fees  may  be  remitted  only  through  online  payment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gateway ( i.e credit card / debit card / netbanking ) or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

generated  challan  through  Canara  Bank  as  available  at

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute’s website www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

 

 

What   is   the   last   date   of

 

 

Session

 

Without late fees

 

With late fees of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

submission of examination forms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rs 250/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

?

 

 

June Examination

25th March

 

9th April

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December

 

25th September

 

10th October

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

 

 

I wish to fill up the examination

 

Examination application can be filled up only through online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

form. From where can I get the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

services available at Institute’s website www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examination Form ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

How can I fill examination form

 

 

You are required to go to Institute’s website www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

through Online?

 

 

Click Login portal after that Login (through Registration No.) &

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Password -----click My accounts --- Examination enrolment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

How can I remit the examination

 

 

Examination fees can be remitted through Debit card / Credit

 

 

 

 

 

 

fee in Online services ?

 

 

card / Internet Banking /Bank Challan system (through Canara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bank Branches).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I  have  already  submitted  my

 

 

Student can submit the change request only through online

 

 

 

7

 

 

examination from. Now I wish to

 

 

services available at Institute’s website www.icsi.edu  at least

 

 

 

 

 

 

change my centre. How can I do

 

15 days before the commencement of examination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

so ?

 

 

Fees  for  changes  will  be  accepted  only  through  online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

payment gateway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that change of exam center within a particular city

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

is not permissible

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


8

I  have  already  submitted  my

Student can submit the change request only through online

 

 

examination form. Now I wish to

services available at Institute’s website www.icsi.edu  at least

 

 

change  my  Medium  /  Module.

15 days before the commencement of examination.

 

 

How Can I do so ?

 

Fees  for  changes  will  be  accepted  only  through  online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

payment gateway.

 

 

 

 

 

9

I  have  already  submitted  my

Admit Card ( i.e. Roll No. ) can be downloaded from the

 

 

examination form. How will I get

Institute’s  website  www.icsi.edu  before  10  days  of

 

 

my Admit Card ( i.e. Roll No. ) ?

commencement of Institute’s examination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I

have

already

passed

Mark  sheet  can  be  downloaded  from  Institute’s  website

 

10

examination. How will I get my

www.icsi.edu.

 

 

 

mark sheet ?

 

 

W.e.f. June 2011 session onwards, hard copy of mark sheets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

is issued to only such students who have passed Professional

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme. Hard copy of the mark sheet is not issued to

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation / Executive passed students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I

have

already

passed

Pass Certificate is issued to only such students who have

 

11

examination. How will I get my

passed Professional Programme (i.e. who have completed all

 

.

Pass Certificate?

 

four modules of Professional Programme).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue of Pass certificate has been discontinued for Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

/  Executive  passed  students  w.e.f.  June,  2010  session

 

 

 

 

 

 

onwards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had received my mark sheet.

Student is required to submit an application (addressed to The

 

12

But I have lost it. How can I get

Joint   Director, Examinations, The ICSI, C-37, Sector-62,

 

 

the duplicate mark sheet?

 

Noida-201309) for the same and send along with a demand

 

 

 

 

 

 

draft of Rs 140/- (including postal charges ) drawn in favour of

 

 

 

 

 

 

“ The Institute of Company Secretaries of India” payable at

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Delhi.

duplicate mark sheet will be sent at his/her

 

 

 

 

 

 

address within 15 days or can be apply online Institute’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

website www.icsi.edu .

 

 

 

 

 

 

I   had   received   my   Pass

Student is required to submit an application (addressed to

 

13

Certificate. But I have lost it. How

Director of Student Services) alongwith a demand draft of

 

.

can   I   get   the   duplicate

Rs.200/-  drawn  in  favour  of  “The  Institute  of  Company

 

 

Certificate?

 

 

Secretaries of India” payable at New Delhi and also submit an

 

 

 

 

 

 

affidavit. For further details, mail your query at enroll@icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

I require a Transcript / Certified

Student is required to submit an application (addressed to

 

14

copy of the syllabus for further

Director of Student Services) along with a demand draft of

 

 

studies in abroad. How Can I get

Rs.250/- (per copy) drawn in favour of “ The Institute of

 

 

the same?

 

 

Company Secretaries of India” payable at New Delhi. For

 

 

 

 

 

 

further details, mail your query at enroll@icsi.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


QUERIES RELATED WITH COMPULSORY COMPUTER TRAINING

 

(Students Registered w.e.f. 01.04.2014 are Exempted from Computer Training)

 

1

From  where  I  can  do  the

M/s APTECH Limited is imparting computer training to the

 

 

 

compulsory computer training ?

students of the Institute at subsidized rates

 

 

 

 

 

List of authorized centers of APTECH are given at link given

 

 

 

 

below :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://training.aptechtrainingsolutions.com/TS/ViewCenters.aspx

 

 

 

 

Students may also undergo computer training from any other

 

 

 

 

Institute or training center all over India at his/her convenience

 

 

2.

What  is  the  total  duration  of

70  hours  of  computer  training  shall  be  provided  to  the

 

 

 

Computer Training ?

students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To  undergo this course, a  student  has  to  approach any

 

 

 

 

APTECH center recognized for ICSI-APTECH Course on all

 

 

 

 

India bases. To take admission, the student has to deposit the

 

 

 

 

requisite fees and fulfill the formalities as per the requirements

 

 

 

 

of M/s APTECH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The student can also do this training from any other computer

 

 

 

 

training Institute as per his/her convenience. While doing so,

 

 

 

 

he/she should ensure that the syllabus of the computer training

 

 

 

 

is as per the one prescribed by the ICSI.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

How much fee I am required to

In case of ICSI-Aptech Course, fee chargeable from student at

 

 

 

pay  for  the  said  Computer

present

is

Rs.3,000.00

(for

General

Category),

 

 

 

Training from APTECH ?

Rs.2,500.00 ( for SC/ST Category).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Service Tax and bank charges as per the GOI rules as

 

 

 

 

applicable from time to time shall be payable by the student.

 

 

 

 

Present rate of Service Tax @ 12.36 %.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All payments will be online or by credit / debit card or by

 

 

 

 

demand draft (nationalized bank and large private banks only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Who is exempted from computer

A student shall be exempted from undergoing the Compulsory

 

 

 

training ?

Computer course if he/she fulfills the following criteria:

 

 

 

 

1. Students Registered

 

are Exempted from

 

 

 

 

w.e.f. 01.04.2014

 

 

 

 

Computer Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. He/She has the requisite knowledge of the areas/topics

 

 

 

 

covered in

the computer training and

 

 

 

 

 

3. He/She enrolls himself/ herself for an online exemption test

 

 

 

 

(to be conducted by M/s Sify) and successfully clears

 

 

 

 

the test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: As per the recent changes in the policy of the Institute,

 

 

 

 

M/s Sify is now the sole testing authority on the proficiency of

 

 

 

 

computer knowledge for the ICSI. To register themselves

 

 

 

 

online for the exemption test in SIFY and find more details

 

 

 

 

regarding the test, the students may refer to the icsi-sify portal

 

 

 

 

i.e. http://icsi.sifyitest.com .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Under the reciprocal arrangement between ICSI and ICAI(

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost), the students of ICAI(Cost) who have already undergone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the computer training to comply with requirements of that

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

course will be fully exempted from compulsory computer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

training requirement of ICSI.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physically handicapped students may also be exempted from

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

undergoing  computer  training  against  Doctor’s  certificate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

issued as per criteria prescribed by the institute.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A student may be considered for granting total exemption from

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compulsory Computer Training if, he/she possesses not less

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

than 3 years working experience on the computer in any

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

organization and acquired sufficient computer knowledge and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

operational skills to the satisfaction of Director of IT particularly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

on MS Office, Internet, E- mail or any other package which is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

deemed relevant for the course.

 

 

5.

I  am  having  good  working

 

Yes. You can be exempted from Computer Training but you

 

 

 

knowledge  of  computer,  but  I

 

have to enroll yourself for an online exemption test (to be

 

 

 

have  not  done  any  degree/or

 

conducted by SIFY) at any of the SIFY Center on all India

 

 

 

diploma

in

Computer

 

basis and successfully clears the test. For appearing in the

 

 

 

applications. Can I be exempted

 

said  online-test,  you  are  not  required  to  produce  any

 

 

 

from the said Computer Training

 

Certificate/or Degree / or Diploma in Computer Applications.

 

 

 

?

 

 

 

 

 

6.

 

What  is

online

exemption  test

 

M/s Sify Software has developed an online testing portal

 

 

 

and How to approach for online

 

where   students   can   appear   for   online   test   in

 

 

 

exemption test?

 

 

http://icsi.sifyitest.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fee  structure,  Centre  details  and  other  information  are

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

available on the website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please refer to the details available in ICSI-Sify portal i.e.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://icsi.sifyitest.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

 

What  is  the  fee  for  online

 

Fees for online exemption test by M/s Sify is as under :

 

 

 

exemption test?

 

 

Fees payable online - Examination Charges Rs.440/- + bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

charges as applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fees payable offline - Examination Charges Rs.440/- + Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charges Rs.50/- : Total Rs.490/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For  further  details  please  refer  to  ICSI-Sify  portal  i.e.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://icsi.sifyitest.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

 

I have completed my 70 hours

 

You may contact your respective APTECH Centre or write at

 

 

 

computer training from APTECH

 

e-mail: supporticsi@aptech.ac.in

 

 

 

center but till date I have not

 

 

 

 

 

received

the  Computer  Course

 

 

 

 

 

Certificate. What should I do ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  1. I have completed my 70 hours  Yes  in  such  cases,  student  concerned  can  fill  up  the

computer training from APTECH

examination form provisionally.

center but till date I have not

 

received  the  Computer  Course

At  the  appropriate  column  he/she  may  write  “Computer

Certificate.  Can  I  fill  up  the

training completed, certificate awaited”.

examination form for appearing

 

in

 

Institute’s examination provision

 

ally?

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS QUERIES

 

 

1.

I  have  recently  shifted  my

Student can log in to institute’s online services through its

 

 

residence. How can I apply for

student portal www.icsi.edu and by putting the Login ID &

 

 

change of address in Institute’s

password and following the stipulated procedure, student can

 

 

record?

 

 

 

update his/her address in the records of institute instantly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go  to  option  Student

My

Account

Manage

Account

 

 

 

 

 

 

\Alteration in your address.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

I wish to change my e-mail ID / or

Student can log in to institute’s online services through its

 

 

mobile no. in Institute’s record.

student portal www.icsi.edu and by putting the Login ID &

 

 

What should I do?

 

 

following the stipulated procedure, student can update his/her

 

 

 

 

 

 

e-mail ID / Mobile Number in the records of institute instantly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go  to  option  Student

My

Account

Manage

Account

 

 

 

 

 

 

\Alteration in your Mobile Number & e-mail id.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

I   have   not   received   my

Student can log in to institute’s online services through its

 

 

registration

letter

&

Student

student portal www.icsi.edu and by putting the Login ID &

 

 

Identity Card  from Institute  till

password following the  stipulated procedure, student  can

 

 

date. How can I get it?

 

download & take printout of the registration letter & Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Identity Card

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to option  Student  My Account  Others\Download Identity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Card & Letter for Students (Registration Letter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students are required to get the Online Student Identity Card

 

 

 

 

 

 

attested locally by any Govt Gazetted Officer / ACS/FCS

 

 

 

 

 

 

member of Institute to make it valid. Unattested Identity Card is

 

 

 

 

 

 

not valid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

How can I create my Login Id &

1)

Visit on Institute’s website www.icsi.edu

 

 

 

password

to   use

Institute’s

2)

Click on ON-LINE SERVICES (top right side of your

 

 

online   services

through   its

 

screen)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Portal?

 

 

3)

Click on Student Login

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4)

Type your registration number in Username

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5)

Click on Retrieve Password

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6)

Again click on Reset password (students only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7)

Entered  your  all  details  (i.e.  Your  Programme,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Number, Gender, DOB, Pin Code etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

8)

Click on Proceed.

 

 

9)   Enter your correct e-mail id & mobile number (WHICH

 

 

 

FOR UPDATION IN THE ICSI RECORD)

 

 

10)

Click on Reset Password and Get the password on

 

 

 

screen.

 

 

 

 

5.

I  am  registered  student  of

Student Company Secretary bulletin is sent by post bi-monthly

 

Institute,  but  I am not  getting

to all its registered students whose registration number is valid.

 

Student   Company   Secretary

If any student is not getting any issue of bulletin, he/she may

 

bulletin regularly. What should I

inform the same to institute at ankur.aggarwal@icsi.edu and

 

do?

another copy of the same will be sent to him by post again free

 

 

of cost.

 

 

However, all issues of Student Company Secretary bulletin is

 

 

also uploaded on institute’s website www.icsi.edu in “Journals

 

 

& Bulletins” section. Students can also see the same and take

 

 

the printout of the relevant portion.

 

 

Further, by-monthly e-bulletin is also sent by e-mail to all

 

 

students of Institute whose e-mail IDs are registered in records

 

 

of the Institute.

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTION REPLYQUERRIES RELATED TO 15 MONTHS TRAINING(MANAGEMENT TRAINING) 

Can 15 month Management Training beundergone with any company?

No, the aforesaid training can be undergone with the company which is registered with the Institute for imparting 15 months Management Training.

 

What is the procedure for undergoing 15 months Management Training with the Company?

After passing Intermediate/Executive Programme, students are eligible to commence 15 months training. Procedure should be followed for undergoing 15 months Management Training with the company as under:

i)          Students should apply to the Institute (Training Section) in the prescribed Training Form (ST-10) indicating the preference of companies       along with a TOP/EDP Certificate.

ii)         Institute would forward the sponsorship letter (biodata letter) to the companies as per their requirement with a copy of the same to the concerned student as well.

iii)        On receipt of the letter from the Institute, the student should contact the respective company and seek appointment for an interview.

iv)        After selection the company would forward appointment letter indicating the date of commencement to the Institute for record.

v)         The Institute would forward the final sponsorship letter to the company with a copy of the same to the concerned student also.

 

Where do I get the list of companies & PCS registered with the Institute for imparting 15 months training?

List of companies for imparting 15/3 months training and list of company secretaries in practice registered for imparting training with the Institute is available on the website of the Institute. www.icsi.edu > ‘Training’ link. . List can be available by opting any one search option provided.

 

Can a student take transfer of training in between the training period from one company to another company or a company secretary in practice?

Yes, a student can take transfer of training in between the training period.

 

What is the procedure for transfer of management training in between the training period to any company or company secretary in practice registered for imparting training with the Institute?

In case of transfer of Management Training, during the training period to some other company or Company Secretary in Practice registered for imparting training with the Institute, the student has to submit with the Institute a certificate of discontinuation of training in the Prescribed Format along with the No Objection Certificate from the previous trainer and has to follow the same procedure for undergoing remaining period of training as applicable in case of first trainer with the regard to sponsorship letter appointment letter etc.

 

QUERRIES RELATED TO 15 MONTHS TRAINING WITH COMPANY SECRETARY IN

PRACTICE (APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING)

Can 15 months Apprenticeship training be undergone with any Company Secretary in Practice?

No, the aforesaid training can be undergone with the Company Secretary in Practice who is registered with the Institute for imparting training.

 

 Is there any limit with regard to number of trainees which a Company Secretary in Practice can impart training?

Yes, there is a limit with regard to number of trainees which a Company Secretary in Practice can impart training. Company Secretary with two years of continuous practice can impart training to one trainee and further number of trainees equal to the number of years of continuous practice is permissible subject to a maximum limit of twenty trainees. However, in case a Company Secretary in Practice surrendered his Certificate of Practice, then he will be given credit to the number of trainees permissible at the time of surrender of Certificate of Practice.

 

How much stipend generally Company Secretary offer?

The stipend to be paid by the Company Secretary in Practice has been increased the minimum stipend from Rs. 500/- to Rs. 2000/- per month.

 

What are the working hours for candidates undergoing training with Company Secretary in Practice?

The candidates undergoing apprenticeship training shall be required to work during normal hours for a period of 15 months which shall not be less than 6 hours a day for 5 days in a week for a total period of 15 months.

 

What is the procedure for undergoing 15 month Apprenticeship training with Company Secretary in Practice?

A candidate who has passed CS Executive Programme may undergo 15 months apprenticeship training with a

Company Secretary in Practice registered with the Institute for imparting training as per the following procedure: -

i)          Candidate should apply for the issuance of sponsorship letter (bio-data letter) before commencement of training in the prescribed training form which is available on the website of the Institute at training link.

 

ii)         After getting the sponsorship letter from the Institute, a contract for apprenticeship training in the prescribed format (as per the Apprenticeship Training Guidelines, 1982 as amended from time to time) has to be executed between the Company Secretary in Practice and the student concerned on

non-judicial stamp paper of requisite value as applicable in their respective state, in duplicate. Both have to keep one copy of the contract.

 

iii)        Within 15 days of execution of contract for apprenticeship, the Company Secretary in Practice/ student has to submit a copy of contract, the particulars as prescribed in Part A & B with regard to employer and trainee, copy of TOP/EDP completion certificate and Executive Programme pass certificate along with a registration fee of Rs. 50/- (Rupees fifty only) with the Institute for registration of apprenticeship training with the Institute.

 

iv)        Thereafter the Institute after taking the training on record will issue 15 months apprenticeship training registration letter to the Company Secretary in Practice with a copy to the student.

 

What would be the date of commencement of 15 months apprenticeship training?

The 15 months apprenticeship training would be treated as valid only from the actual date of execution of contract for apprenticeship.

 

Can a student take transfer of training in between the training period from one Company Secretary in Practice to another Company Secretary in Practice or a Company Registered with the Institute for imparting training OR vise versa?

Yes, a student can take transfer of training in between the training period subject to submission of No Objection

Certificate issued by existing Trainer Company or Company Secretary in Practice.

 

How many Transfers can be taken during 15 months training?

It is not prescribed in Training Guidelines; however students are advised not to take frequent transfers during training period.

 

What is the procedure for transfer of apprenticeship training in between the 15 months training period to any other Company Secretary in Practice or Company registered for imparting training with the Institute?

In case of transfer of apprentice ship training during the training period to some other Company Secretary in Practice or Company registered for imparting training with the Institute, the student has to submit with the Institute, a Certificate of Discontinuance of training in prescribed format along with a No Objection Certificate from the previous trainer employer and has to follow the same procedure for undergoing remaining period of training as applicable in case of first trainer employer with regard to sponsorship letter, contract for apprenticeship and registration fee.

 

QUERRIES RELATED TO REGISTRATION OF COMPANY FOR IMPARTING TRAINING 15 MONTHS MANAGEMENT AND 03 MONTHS PRACTICAL TRAINING

 

Can any company be registered for imparting 15 Months Management and 03 months Practical Training.

Companies fulfilling the following criteria can get itself registered with the Institute for imparting 15 Months Management and 03 months Practical Training ???? It should have facilities to impart 15 Months Training/ a03 Months Practical Training in various departments particularly Secretarial (Shares & Legal), Finance & Accounts (including Costing, Management Accounting, Internal Audit & Taxation),Administration (including Personnel, General Administration, Industrial & Public Relations, Marketing & Material Management etc.). ???? That the paid-up capital of the company conforms to the requirements as per Company Secretaries Regulations-1982 (as amended time to time), the company should have paid-up capital of not less than Rs. 50 lakhs for imparting 15 Months Training. However, for the purpose of 03 Months Practical Training, the requirement of paid-up capital is Rs. 25 lakhs. In support of this, the company has to send its latest Balance Sheet to the Institute.

 

How much stipend generally companies offer?

Most of the companies recognized by the Institute for imparting training generally pay the stipend of Rs.3,500

onwards per month to the trainees.

 

Is there any limit with regard to number of trainees which a company can impart training?

No, there is no such limit. Company can take any number of trainees as per its requirement with prior approval of the Institute.

 

QUERRIES RELATED TO REGISTRATION OF COMPANY SERETARY IN PRACTICE FOR IMPARTING TRAINING

What is the procedure for registration of a Company Secretary in Practice for imparting training with the Institute?

For getting registered with the Institute for imparting training to the students, a Company Secretary in Practice

has to submit duly filled application form in the prescribed with the Institute. The application form is available on the website of the Institute at training link. After approval a registration number is allotted to the Company Secretary in Practice.

 

QUERRIES RELATED TO EXEMPTION FROM UNDERGOING TRAINING

Who are eligible to claim exemption from undergoing Training?

Exemption can only be claimed on the basis working experience after passing the Final/Professional Programme Examination provided he/she fulfils the requirement of the Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982, as amended. 1 The candidates who have completed the Final/ Professional Programme Examination and possess

three years working experience as an executive or four years as an assistant in a company having the paid up share capital of Rs.25 lacs or more. To assess the eligibility for exemption from undergoing 12 months Management Training and partial exemption from undergoing Practical Training on case to case basis. 2 The candidates who have completed the Final / Professional Programme Examination and possess two years working experience as an executive or three years as an assistant with a Company ,Secretary in Practice. To assess the eligibility for exemption from undergoing 12 months Management Training. From undergoing 12 months Management Training and partial exemption from undergoing Practical Training on case to case bases. 3 In order to avail total exemption under Regulation 48 & 51 a candidate should posses one year experience as Assistant Secretary or any post higher thereto in the Secretarial Department in a company or body corporate having a paid up share capital and reserves of not less than Rs.25 lacs or any organization having gross fixed assets of not less than Rs.50 lacs including any public Sector Undertaking, Autonomous body, Financial Institution or Bank, which in the opinion of the Council, provides scope for acquiring sufficient professional experience. Please note that 15 days Secretarial Modular Training Programme is compulsory.

 

What are the documents required to be submitted in order to claim exemption from undergoing Training?

Following are the documents required to be submitted in order to claim exemption from undergoing training: -

a.         Application Form for Management /Apprenticeship/ Practical Training/ Exemption from undergoing

Training. (ST-10)

b.         Experience Certificate (s) indicating exact designation, duration of service, salary drawn, job contents in brief duly signed by the appropriate authorized signatory of the employer organization.

c.         Annual Report(s) in respect of the organization(s)

d.         Organization Chart indicating the position in the organizational hierarchy duly certified by the

authorized signatory of employer organization.

e.         Salary slip for the beginning and last pay drawn from the organization(s)

f.          Appointment letter from past/present employer.

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QUERRIES RELATED TO 03 MONTHS PRATICAL TRAINING

How is 03 months Practical training different from 15 months Management/ Apprenticeship Training?

Students who got exemption on the basis of working experience from undergoing 12 months or more training

under various provisions of the Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982 (as amended from time to time) are

required to undergo balance training of 03 months or less period in Administration/Secretarial/Finance & Accounts department for one month each is termed as Practical Training. While the students who neither claim nor been granted exemption from undergoing training are required to undergo 15 months Management/ Apprenticeship Training.

 

Whether the Practical training can be undergone with any Company/Organization.

The Practical training can be undergone only with those Company/ Organization which are registered with the

Institute for imparting 03 month Practical training to the students.

 

What is the procedure for undergoing 03 months Practical with a Company?

Student has to follow the procedure as below:

i)          A student has to submit an application with the Institute in prescribed training form specifically

mentioning the name of the organization for issuance of sponsorship letter

ii)         The Institute will issue sponsorship letter to the concerned organization for arranging the Practical training of the student with a copy to the student. Student can commence the training only on the basis of sponsorship letter issued by the Institute.

iii)        The organization will intimate the date of commencement of the training of the student to the      Institute for record.

iv)        The organization will issue a training completion certificate on completion of the training for record.

 

Whether the Practical training can be undergone with any Company Secretary in Practice.

03 months Practical training can be undergone with a Company Secretary in Practice who is registered with the Institute for imparting training to the students.

 

What is the procedure for undergoing 03 months Practical training with a Company Secretary in Practice?

Procedure for undergoing 03 months Practical Training with a Company Secretary in Practice is same as in case of 15 month Apprenticeship training with a variation with regard to the period of training.

 

QUERRIES RELATED TO 15 DAYS TRAINING WITH SPECIALIZED AGENCY

Whether 15 days training to be undergone with any one specialized agency is compulsory?

Yes, the 15 days training with any one specialized agency

is compulsory.

 

What are the agencies where 15 days training can be undergone?

15 working days training can be undergone with ROC/ RLLP/ Stock Exchange/ Commodity Stock Exchange/

Office of Official Liquidator /MCA and the agencies as registered and approved by the Institute from time to time.

 

At what stage a student can undergo 15 days training with the specialized agency?

A Final /Professional Programme passed student after completing training can undergo 15 days training with any of the prescribed specialized agency.

 

What is the procedure for undergoing 15 days training with any of the specialized agencies?

Student has to follow the procedure as below: -

i)          Submit an application with the Institute for issuance of sponsorship letter for undergoing 15 days training specifically mentioning the name of the specialized agency along with copy of Final/Professional Programme pass marks sheets.

ii)         The Institute will issue sponsorship letter to the concerned specialized agency for arranging the 15

days training with a copy to the student.

iii)        After completion of 15 days training the concerned specialized agency will issue a 15 days training

completion certificate.

 

What are the various training programme which a student is required to attend & complete.

(a)        For students registered for Executive Programme course before 1st September,2009, following training

programme are applicable :

i. 5 days Training Orientation Programme (TOP)

ii. 25 hours Academic Development Programme (ADP)

iii. 15 days Secretarial Modular Training Programme (SMTP)

(b)        For students registered for Executive Programme course on or after 01st September, 2009, the following

Training Programmes under the new training structure are applicable:

i. 7 days Student Induction Programme (SIP)

ii. 8 days Executive Development Programme (EDP)

iii. 25 hours Professional Development Programme (PDP)

iv. 15 days Management Skills Orientation Programme (MSOP)

 

QUERRIES RELATED TO SIP/ TOP/ EDP/ ADP/ PDP/ SMTP/ MSOP

What is SIP?

SIP is the Student Induction Programme of 7 days duration which is conducted by all the Regional Councils and

designated Chapters on regular basis.

 

What is the eligibility for SIP? Whether SIP is compulsory.

Students who have registered for Executive programme course on or after 01st September, 2009 are required to

attend SIP. It is compulsory to attend within 06 months of registration for Executive programme course.

 

What is the procedure of registration for SIP?

Student has to submit an application in the prescribed form with the concerned Regional Council/ Chapter along with the prescribed fee (presently Rs 1000/- Rupees one thousand per participant).

 

Whether there is a provision for granting exemption from undergoing 7 days SIP. What are the criteria for granting exemption from undergoing SIP?

Yes, there is a provision for granting exemption from undergoing SIP. The Council of the Institute has approved the following eligibility criteria for granting of exemption from undergoing Student Induction Programme (SIP)

(i)         Candidates having one year of working experience as assistant or any other post equivalent thereto by whatever name called or any other higher grade thereto in the field of Finance, Secretarial, Human Resource, \ Marketing, General Administration, Teaching, Research etc. in any body corporate, government body, statutory or autonomous body, 10 public undertaking, financial institution, banks, consultancy firms, Law firms or any other organization/institution which in the opinion of the Council provides scope for adequate exposure for exemption from Students Induction Programme (SIP), or

 

(ii)        Candidates possessing professional qualification e.g CA, CWA, LL.B, BE/B.Tech/B.Arch, MBBS, Post

Graduate Degree/Diploma in Businesses Administration/ Management, MCA or any other qualification as approved by the Council from time to time. “ Students seeking exemption may apply within six months from the date of registration in the Executive Programme. The students who were enrolled on or after 1st September 2009 and yet not undergone the SIP may also apply for the exemption.The format of application for claiming exemption from SIP is available at Training Page on the website (www.icsi.edu).

 

What is TOP/EDP?

TOP is the Training Orientation Programme of 5 days duration and EDP is the Executive Development

Programme of 8 days duration which is conducted by all the Regional Councils and designated Chapters on regular basis.

 

What is the eligibility for TOP/EDP? Whether TOP/ EDP is compulsory.

Students who have passed /Executive programme are Required to attend TOP/EDP. It is compulsory to attend before commencement of 15 months training.

 

What is the procedure of registration for TOP/EDP?

Student has to submit an application in the prescribed form along with a copy of Executive Programme pass certificate with the concerned Regional Council/Chapter along with the prescribed fee (presently Rs 400/- for TOP & Rs. 1000/- for EDP.

 

Whether a student can commence 15 month training pending completion of TOP/EDP due to non-availability of seats for TOP/EDP.

Yes, a student can commence 15 month training pending completion of TOP/EDP due to non-availability of seats for TOP/EDP by submitting an undertaking in writing with the Institute along with the documents for training that 11 he/she will complete TOP/EDP in the next available batch and will submit a copy of the TOP/EDP completion certificate with the Institute.

 

Whether a student who is required to complete TOP under old training structure, can complete EDP under new training structure to fulfill the requirement of TOP.

Yes, a student who is required to complete TOP under old training structure, can complete EDP under new training structure to fulfill the requirement of TOP. EDP is a redefined version of TOP.

 

At which places SIP/TOP/EDP are conducted?

SIP/ TOP /EDP are conducted at following Regional/ Chapter Offices of the Institute: -

 

In Eastern Region:

Eastern India Regional Council Tel. (033) 22832973/ 22816541/ 22816542/ 22901065/

22902178-79

Bhubaneshwar Tel. 0674) 2552282

Hooghly Tel. (033) 32420164

 

In Northern Region:

Northern India Regional Council Tel. (011) 25816593/ 49343003/ 49343005

Chandigarh Tel. (0172) 2661840

Faridabad Tel.(0129) 9136606601-05

Ghaziabad Tel.(0120)2796668/ 4559681

Gurgaon Tel. (0124) 2380021

Jaipur Tel. (0141) 2707236/ 2707736

Kanpur Tel. (0512) 2296535/ 2212767

Lucknow Tel. (0522) 4109382

Ludhiana Tel. (0161) 2545456

Noida Tel. (M) 9811231064

 

In Southern Region:

Southern India Regional Council Tel. (044) 28279898/ 28222212

Bangalore Tel. (080) 22286574/ 22287158

Coimbatore Tel. (0422) 2452006

Hyderabad MTel. (040) 23399541/ 23396494

Kochi Tel. (0484) 2392950/ 4050502

 

In Western Region:

Western India Regional Council Tel. (022) 22844073/ 22047569/ 22047580/ 22047604

Ahmedabad Tel. (079) 26589343/ 32918705

Indore Tel. (0731) 4248181/ 2434552

Nagpur Tel. (0712) 2453276

Navi-Mumbai Tel. (022) 27802264

Pune Tel. (020) 2463228/ 24260341

Thane 13 Tel. (022) 25444478-79

Vadodara Tel. (0265) 2331498

 

What is ADP/PDP?

ADP is Academic Development Programme and PDP is Professional Development Programme which is conducted by all the Regional Councils and designated Chapters for the benefit of members & students on regular basis.

 

What is the requirement of ADP/PDP for students?

Students are required to attend 25 hours of Academic Development Programme during the period of 15 month

training. Attendance in three ADP of 8 hours each will suffice the requirement of 25 hours ADP. A student can also attend Professional Development Programme organized by the Regional Councils/Chapter/Head Quarter from time to time to get the credit of corresponding hours for ADP @ 4 hours for half day & 8 hours for full day Professional Development Programme.

 

What is the procedure of registration for ADP/PDP?

Student has to submit an application in the prescribed form along with a copy of Executive Programme pass marks sheets with the concerned Regional Council/ Chapter along with the prescribed fee. For ADP fee is Rs. 250/- and for PDP students are required to pay fee as may fixed for the programme. Further, the Regional Councils/ Chapters have been instructed to charge a concessional fee from the students attending Professional Development Programme.

 

Whether the TOP/EDP and ADP/PDP is applicable to those students who have been granted exemption from undergoing training?

There is no provision for exemption from TOP/EDP & ,ADP/PDP. However, TOP/EDP & ADP/PDP is not

applicable for the students who have been granted exemption from undergoing training.

 

What is SMTP/MSOP? 15 days Secretarial Modular Training Programme (SMTP) / Management Skills Orientation Programme (MSOP) is conducted by CCGRT, Regional Councils and designated Chapters on regular basis.

 

What are the eligibility criteria for the SMTP/MSOP?

Eligibility criteria for the SMTP/MSOP is given below: -

i) Passed final/ professional examination

ii) Completed TOP/EDP

iii) Have completed 15 months of training period or 14 being exempted there from.

 

What is the procedure of registration for SMTP/MSOP?

Student has to submit an application in the prescribed form along with the copies of final/ professional examination pass certificate, TOP/EDP completion certificate and training completion certificate or letter granting exemption from undergoing training as the case may be with the CCGRT/ Regional Council/ Chapter as the case may be along with the prescribed fee for registration.

 

At which places SMTP/ MSOP are conducted?

SMTP/MSOP are conducted at following Offices of the

Institute: -

In Eastern Region:

Eastern India Regional Council

Tel. (033) 22832973/ 22816541/ 22816542/ 22901065/ 22902178-79

 

In Northern Region:

Northern India Regional Council

Tel. (011) 25816593/ 49343003/ 49343005

Gurgaon Tel. (0124) 2380021

Jaipur Tel.(0141)2707236/2707736

Noida Tel. (M) 9811231064

 

In Southern Region:

Southern India Regional Council

Tel. (044) 28279898/ 28222212

Bangalore Tel. (080) 22286574/ 22287158

Hyderabad Tel. (040) 23399541/ 23396494

 

In Western Region:

Western India Regional Council

Tel. (022) 22844073/ 22047569/ 22047580/ 22047604

Ahmedabad Tel. (079) 26589343/ 32918705

 

Residential SMTP/MSOP at ICSI-CCGRT


Tel. (022) 27577814-15/ 41021516

 

Whether a student who is required to complete SMTP under old training structure, can complete MSOP under new training structure to fulfill the requirement of SMTP.

Yes, a student who is required to complete SMTP under old training structure can complete MSOP under new training structure to fulfill the requirement of SMTP.

 

Whether there is a facility of residential SMTP/MSOP? If yes, then where?

Yes. Residential SMTP/MSOP are conducted by CCGRT, Mumbai (Belapur) on regular basis.

 

Is there any provision for getting exemption from attending SMTP/MSOP?

Presently, there is no provision for claiming exemption from attending SMTP/MSOP.

 

QUERRIES RELATED TO OTHER REQUIRMENTS TO BE COMPLETED WHILE UNDERGOING TRAINING                                                           During Training period, what are the other documents/ requirements which trainees need to comply?

During training period, a trainee has to comply with the following documents/ requirements:-

i.          To maintain a Training Diary which is available in all the Regional Offices and designated Chapters @ Rs.100/- (Rupees One hundred only).

ii.         To submit Quarterly Report in prescribed format on completion of every quarter.

iii.        To prepare a project Report on any one of the prescribed Topic in last quarter and submit it along with Training Completion Certificate on completion of training.

 

How many days of leave are allowed to the trainee during 15 months training period?

A maximum of 45 days leave @ 3 days leave per month on an average is allowed to a trainee during the 15 months training period. Further if any leave is taken in excess of 45 days, then the training period would be extended accordingly.

 

Whether 45 days leave can be adjusted towards any other kind of training i.e. 15 specialized training or SMTP/MSOP etc.

No other training is allowed during 45 days leave period. Further, if any other training is undergone by the trainee during 15 months duration then the training period would be extended by corresponding period of other training undergone.