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CS EXECUTIVE Full information

The Company Secretary Executive Program is the second stage in the professional course offered by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Here is the full information about the CS Executive Program:

Eligibility: Graduates in any discipline (except Fine Arts) or candidates who have cleared the Foundation examination of ICSI or the Foundation examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) or the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) are eligible for the CS Executive program.

Registration: Candidates need to register themselves with ICSI for the Executive Program. The registration process can be done online on the ICSI website.

Examination: The CS Executive program has eight papers divided into two modules - Module 1 and Module 2. The examination is conducted twice a year - in June and December. Each paper is of 100 marks, and the total duration of the test is 3 hours.

Exemption: Candidates who have cleared the Executive examination of ICSI or the Professional examination of ICAI or ICMAI are exempted from appearing in the corresponding papers of the Executive Program.

Training: After passing the Executive Program, candidates need to undergo 15 months of practical training, which includes training in a company, under a company secretary in practice, or in a government department. After completing the training, candidates need to submit a training completion certificate to ICSI.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Members of ICSI need to undertake ongoing professional development courses to keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date. This is mandatory for maintaining the membership of ICSI.

Membership: After passing the Professional Program and completing the practical training, candidates are eligible to become a member of ICSI. They need to apply for membership and pay the prescribed fee.

Overall, the CS Executive program offered by ICSI is a comprehensive program that covers various aspects of corporate law, governance, and management. It provides a platform for aspirants to pursue a career as a company secretary and contribute to the growth of the corporate sector in India.

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