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ALL ABOUT ICSI NEW SYLLABUS 2022, DURATION, MARKS, SUBJECTS...

ICSI Syllabus 2022 for

  • Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET),

  • Executive and

  • Professional Programme of the Company Secretaryship Course

The New Syllabus shall comprise of an Online Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) consisting of Four (4) parts,

Seven (7) Papers at Executive Programme and

Seven (7) Papers at Professional Programme including Two Papers as elective papers.


The nomenclature of CSEET, Seven (7) Papers of the Executive Programme and Seven (7) Papers of Professional Programme including electives under the ICSI Syllabus (2022) are as under:-


 

A. CSEET

The Syllabus of Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) comprises of the following four parts

Part 1 :

Business Communication (50 Marks)

Part 2

Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude (70 Marks)

Part 3

: Economic and Business Environment (50 Marks)

Part 4

Current Affairs (30 Marks)

Manner of Examination: Multiple Choice Questions: Multiple Choice Questions : Multiple Choice Questions

Mode of Examination: Remote Proctored Mode or any other mode as may be decided by the Council from time to time.

Eligibility Eligibility: 12th pass or appearing 10th pass for provisional registration

DurationDuration: Two Hours (Total for all the four Parts)

MarksMarks: 200 Marks


 

B. Executive Programme


Paper No.

Group 1

Paper No.

Group 2

1

Jurisprudence, Interpretation &

General Laws (100 Marks)


5

Capital Market & Securities Laws

Part I – Capital Market (40 Marks)

Part II – Securities Laws (60 Marks)

2

Company Law & Practice

Part I – Company Law – Principles and Concepts

(60 Marks)

Part II – Company Administration &

Meetings

(40 Marks)


6

Economic, Commercial and Intellectual

Property Laws

Part I – Economic & Commercial Laws

(60 Marks)

Part II – Intellectual Property Laws

(40 Marks)

3

Setting Up of Business, Industrial & Labour Laws

Part I – Setting Up of Business

(60 Marks)

Part II – Industrial & Labour Laws

(40 Marks)


7

Tax Laws & Practice

Part I - Direct Tax (60 Marks)

Part II - Indirect Tax (40 Marks)

4

Corporate Accounting and

Financial Management

Part I – Corporate Accounting

(60 Marks)

Part II – Financial Management

(40 Marks)


Mode of Examination : Combination of both 20% case based objective type questions and 80% descriptive questions at all papers at Executive Programme except Paper No. 4 i.e. Corporate Accounting and Financial Management which is 100% descriptive.


Duration : 3 Hours (each paper)

Marks : 100 Marks (each paper)



 

C. Professional Programme


Paper No.

Group 1

Paper No.

​Group 2

1

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) – Principles & Practice Part I – Governance and Sustainability (65 Marks) Part II – Risk Management (20 Marks) Part III- Environment & Sustainability Reporting (15 Marks)

5

Strategic Management & Corporate Finance Part I – Strategic Management (40 Marks) Part II – Corporate Finance (60 Marks)

2

Drafting, Pleadings and Appearances Part I - Drafting and Conveyancing (70 Marks) Part II - Pleadings and Appearances (30 Marks)

6

Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency Part I – Corporate Restructuring (40 Marks) Part II – Valuation (20 Marks) Part III – Insolvency, Liquidation & Winding up (40 Marks)

3

Compliance Management, Audit & Due Diligence Part I – Compliance Management (40 Marks) Part II – Audit & Due Diligence (60 Marks)

7

Elective 2

4

Elective 1




Elective Papers

(Select one paper each from Elective 1 and Elective 2 respectively)

​Elective 1

Elective 2

4.1 CSR & Social Governance Part I – Corporate Social Responsibility (50 Marks) Part II – Social Governance (50 Marks) 4.2 Internal and Forensic Audit Part I – Internal Audit (60 Marks) Part II – Forensic Audit (40 Marks) 4.3 Intellectual Property Rights – Law & Practice (100 Marks) 4.4 Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Cyber Security – Laws & Practice (100 Marks)

7.1 Arbitration, Mediation & Conciliation Part I – Arbitration & Conciliation (70 Marks) Part II – Mediation (30 Marks) 7.2 Goods and Services Tax (GST) & Corporate Tax Planning Part I – Goods and Services Tax (GST) (70 Marks) Part II – Corporate Tax Planning (30 Marks) 7.3 Labour Laws & Practice (100 Marks) 7.4 Banking & Insurance – Laws & Practice Part I – Banking Laws (50 Marks) Part II – Insurance Laws (50 Marks) 7.5 Insolvency and Bankruptcy – Law & Practice (100 Marks)


Effective Date of ICSI Syllabus 2022 for CSEET, Executive Programme and Professional Programme


Programme / Course(s)

Start date of Registration under ICSI Syllabus 2022

First Examination under ICSI Syllabus 2022

Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET)

June 16, 2023

November, 2023

Executive Programme

February 01, 2023

December, 2023

Professional Programme

August 01, 2023

June, 2024

Last attempt for appearing under ICSI Syllabus 2017

  • Executive Programme – June, 2024 Examination

  • Professional Programme - December, 2024 Examination









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