About Company Secretary Course:

Stages to become a Company Secretary:

The student who would like to join the Course after 10+2 pass or equivalent has to undergo three stages to pursue the Company Secretaries Course i.e. 
Foundation Programme 
Executive Programme
Professional Programme

The Student who would like to join the Course after passing the Graduation has to undergo two stages of the Company Secretaryship i.e. 
Executive Programme
Professional Programme

Foundation Programme can be pursued by 10+2 pass or equivalent students of Arts, Science or Commerce stream (Excluding Fine Arts)

CS Foundation is a Computer Based Online Exam in MCQ pattern with no negative marking.


CS Foundation Subjects:

1. Business Environment & Law 

Business Environment (40 Marks)

Business Laws (60 Marks)


2. Business Management, Ethics & Entrepreneurship

Business Management (40 Marks)

Business Ethics (10 Marks)

Business Communication (25 Marks)

Entrepreneurship (25 Marks)


3. Business Economics

Business Economics (80 Marks)

Elementary Statistics (20 Marks)


4. Fundamentals of Accounting & Auditing 

Fundamental of Accounting (70 Marks)

Auditing (30 Marks)


Qualifying Marks:

A candidate shall be declared to have passed in the Foundation Programme Examination if he obtains at one sitting a minimum of forty per cent marks in each subject and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all subjects


Exemption from Foundation Course based on Higher Qualification:

1. Graduates

2. Post Graduates

3. Foundation of Cost Accounting Course

4. Foundation/CPT of Chartered Accountancy Course


Executive Programme can be pursued by a Graduate of all streams except Fine Arts.

Executive Subjects:

Module I:

1. Jurisprudence, Interpretation & General Laws

2. Company Law

3. Setting up of Buiness Entities & Closure

4. Tax Laws (OMR MCQ Based with 0.25 Negative Marking)


Module II:

5. Corporate & Management Accounting (OMR MCQ Based with 0.25 Negative Marking)

6. Securities Law & Capital Markets

7. Economic, Business & Commerical Laws

8. Strategic & Financial Management (OMR MCQ Based with 0.25 Negative Marking)


Professional Programme can be pursued only after clearing the Executive Programme of CS Course

Professional Subjects:

Module I:

1. Governance, Risk Management , Compliances & Ethics

2. Advanced Tax Laws

3. Drafting, Pleadings & Appearances


Module II:

4. Secretarail Audit, Compliance Management & Due Diligence

5. Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation & Winding Up

6. Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non Compliances & Remedies


Module III:

7. Corporate Funding, & Listing in Stock Exchange

8. Multidisciplinary Case Studies (Open Book Exam)

9. Elective Subject (1 to be elected out of 8 Subjects)