CS Foundation Exam 2020

ICSI CS Foundation Exam 2020 (June & Dec)

CS Foundation Exam 2020

ICSI CS Foundation Exam 2020: The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has discontinued the CS Foundation programme. The official notice issued regarding this on its website has mentioned that CS Foundation programme has been replaced with CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET). 

Candidates who have completed Class 12th will be eligible to appear in CSEET. The exam will be conducted in Computer-Based Mode.

Here we are providing a detailed guide on ICSI CS Foundation Exam 2020.

CS Foundation Books

ICSI CS Foundation Exam 2020

CS Foundation is the first level Company Secretary Exam. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) conducts the CS Foundation Exam in June and December every year. The CS Foundation June Exam 2020 was conducted already. Now you can take for December Exam. The exam is a Computer Based Test for 12th pass students.

CS Foundation Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before applying for the Exam, you should ensure that you have fulfilled the eligibility criteria. You can check the eligibility criteria for CS Foundation course from below.

  • You have to pass class XII or equivalent examination from a recognized board/university.
  • ICSI has not provided any minimum percentage of marks to be secured at Senior Secondary level to register for examination.
  • All Class 10+2 pass students are eligible to pursue ICSI CS Foundation programme.

Exemption from Appearing for CS Foundation Programme

If you have met eligibility criteria as below, then you can directly register for the Executive Programme stage of CS Course.

  • If you have Graduation or Post-graduation degree in any discipline (excluding fine arts) are exempted from appearing for the exam.
  • If you have passed in the
    • Foundation examination of the ICSI,
    • Foundation Programme of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
    • CA Foundation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
    • Any other accountancy Institution in India or abroad recognized as equivalent to it by the Council of the Institute are also exempted.

CS Foundation Application Form 2020

You have to fill CS Foundation Application Form 2020 from ICSI official website. In the CS Foundation Application Form, you have to log in using User Id (Student Registration Number), Password (created by them for the SMASH Portal). You have to fill all the details correctly and pay the fee online.

Application Fee for CS Foundation – To submit the form, you need to pay an amount of Rs. 1200/-. The fee amount is different based on the category. Check Fee structure for a different category below.

particulars

Fees

Fee Total

 

General students

Admission Fees

Education Fees

1500

3000

Rs.4,500

SC / ST Students

Admission Fees for Education Fees

50% of Total Fees

Rs.2,250

Physically Handicapped Students

Admission fees only

1500

Rs.1,500

Exam Centers 2020 For CS Foundation

The ICSI is going to conduct the CS Foundation December 2020 exam on 28-29 Dec 2020. The Institute has added new exam centers as below.

S.No

City & State

Centre Code

1

Imphal (Manipur)

116

2

Amritsar (Punjab)

249

3

Patiala (Punjab)

242

4

Rewari (Haryana)

250

5

Gandhidham (Gujarat)

470

6

Vapi (Gujarat)

471

7

Port Blair( Andaman & Nicobar)*

324

ICSI Foundation December 2020 Timetable

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is conducting CS Foundation Dec 2020 exam in multiple shifts. Candidates can check the timetable for Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, and Paper 4 from the image below.

ICSI CS 2020 Foundation Exam dates  Papers  Batch no Examination Timings
From To

11-Jul-2020

Paper-1

 Paper- 2

Business Environment and Law

And 

Business Management, Ethics and Entrepreneurship

I

9.30 AM

11.00 AM

II

12.00 Noon

1.30 PM

III

2.30 PM

4.00 PM

IV

5.00 PM

6.30 PM

July 12, 2020

Paper-3

Paper-4

Business Economics

And

Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing

I

9.30 AM

11.00 AM

II

12.00 Noon

1.30 PM

III

2.30 PM

4.00 PM

IV

5.00 PM

6.30 PM

Exam Pattern 2020 For CS Foundation

CS Foundation is a Computer-based test. It has MCQ type questions. You will get 90 minutes duration for the exam. The CS Foundation Exam is divided into four papers i.e.

  • Paper 1
  • Paper 2
  • Paper 3
  • Paper 4

Paper 1 and Paper 2 is conducted on the same day and consist of 100 MCQ type in all. Paper 3 and 4 will consist of 100 MCQ type questions and held on the next day.

CS Foundation Syllabus

ICSI has published the new syllabus for CS Foundation course. You must with updated CS Foundation Syllabus.

  • PAPER 1: BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT AND LAW
  • PAPER 2: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, ETHICS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • PAPER 3: BUSINESS ECONOMICS
  • PAPER 4: FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING

Exam Preparation For Company Secratery Foundation

You can easily clear the exam with a better CS Foundation preparation plan. You should build a solid, thorough concept within this period. 

  • Know The CS Foundation Syllabus And Exam Pattern
  • Make A Study Schedule For CS Foundation Exam
  • Prepare With Best CS Books PDF 2020 And Study Materials
  • Stay Focused & Motivated

CS Foundation Admit Card 2020

Your admit card is generally issued15 days before the commencement of the test date. You will be able to download their CS Foundation Admit Card by online mode.

You have to download the admit card and take a printout of it. ICSI will not be going to send any hard copy of admit card to you by post.

CS Foundation 2020 Result

You will able to check the CS Foundation result from their official site. To check the result, you need to log in by entering their Roll Number and 17-digit Registration number. You will see the marks obtained in each subject in the result.

CS Foundation Passing / Cut Off Marks 2020

You should score a minimum of forty percent (40%) marks in each subject and fifty percent (50%) marks in the aggregate of all subjects to pass the CS Foundation Exam

We have covered a detailed guide on the ICSI CS Foundation Exam 2020. If you have any question related to CS Exam, feel free to ask us in the comment section below.

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