A Company Secretary is the professional responsible for the regulatory and statutory compliances of the Company. CS holds a pivotal position and is considered among the top management of the Company. A Company Secretary course regulates the profession of a Company Secretary. This course is the mix of academics and practical training. It is offered by Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
Candidates who have passed/appeared senior secondary i.e., 12th exam or equivalent are eligible to appear in CSEET. All Graduates/Post Graduates are also required to pass the CSEET. This level has 4 subjects each having weightage of 50 marks.
CSEET exams are held 4 times in the year i.e., in the month of January, May, July and November. Student must secure minimum 40% in each paper and aggregate 50% in all 4 papers.
After clearing CSEET exam, candidate shall be eligible to appear for CS Executive Programme. The level has 8 subjects divided into 2 Modules. Few papers of this stage are MCQ based while rest are subjective type. Each paper carries 100 marks. Student must score 40 marks in each subject as minimum passing marks and aggregately 200 marks in each module.
Apart from the above exam, student must also complete the Practical training to obtain membership from ICSI.