ICSI CS Executive Exam

ICSI CS Executive Exam 2020 | Date, Eligibility, Syllabus & Exam Pattern, Books

ICSI CS Executive ExamThe Institute has been established to administer and develop the profession of CS – Company Secretaries in India. Candidates willing to appear in the exam must meet the ICSI CS Executive 2020 eligibility conditions. This is the second stage of all three phases of the ICSI CS programme 2020. Earlier, CS Executive 2020 exam for upcoming June session were scheduled between June 1 and 9, 2020 for both old and new syllabi. 

Candidates who registered for CS Executive 2020 and submitted CS Executive exam form 2020 are eligible to appear for June 2020 session. ICSI is expected to release the CS Executive admit card in the last week of June 2020 in online mode. 

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

ICSI CS Executive 2020

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India conducts the CS executive exam twice in a year. The exam in June, 2020 will be the last attempt for the candidates appearing for CS executive 2020 old syllabus. 

Candidates will be receiving their CS Executive result 2020 tentatively in the last week of August. To have complete information on CS Executive 2020 including syllabus, passing criteria, etc., read the complete article below.

ICSI CS Executive Exam 2020 Overview

ICSI CS Executive Exam new programme includes 2 Modules with 8 papers, while there are 7 papers in the old syllabus respectively. The following table gives and overview of CS Executive 2020.

Name of Exam

ICSI CS Executive Exam

Level of Exam

National

Conducting body for CS Executive 2020

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Mode of Exam

Offline

Exam Type

Subjective and Objective

OMR based papers for new syllabus- Corporate and Management Accounting; Tax laws; Financial and Strategic Management.

OMR based papers for old syllabus- Cost and Management Accounting; Industrial, Labour and General laws; Tax laws and practice.

Duration of Exam

3 hours for each paper

Medium for CS Executive 2020

English and Hindi

Number of papers

Old Syllabus- 7 papers divided into 2 modules

Module 1 includes

  • Company Law
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Economic and Commercial Laws
  • Tax laws and Practice

Module 2 includes

  • Company Accounts and Auditing Practice
  • Capital Market and Securities Laws
  • Industrial, Labour and General Laws

New Syllabus-8 papers divided into 2 modules

Module 1 includes

  • Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General laws

  • Company law

  • Setting up and Closure of Business entities

  • Tax Laws

Module 2 includes

  • Corporate and Management Accounting

  • Capital Markets and Securities Laws

  • Economic, Business and Commercial Laws

  • Financial and Strategic Management

ICSI CS Executive Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria of ICSI CS Executive Exam 2020 is as given below:

  • CS foundation program: The candidates who have qualified the CS foundation exam will be eligible to take admission in the CS executive program. There is no percentage defined to qualify the CS foundation program for the same. 
  • Direct admission through exemption: The condition to get direct admission in the CS executive 2020 program are as follows: 
    • The applicant who has qualified the master degree in any discipline other than Fine Arts are eligible for the direct entry, or
    • The applicants who have qualified the final examination of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) are eligible for admission in an executive program, or
    • The applicants who have qualified the final level of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) or any other Accountancy Institutions in India or abroad are also eligible for admission, or
    • The candidate must be a graduate in commerce stream
    • The candidate must have qualified the Foundation exam of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) or CPT, or CA foundation of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

ICSI CS Executive Exam Application Form 2020

ICSI released the CS Executive application form for June 2020 session on February 26. The last date to fill CS Executive 2020 exam form is April 5 without late fee and April 15 with a late fee.

The amount of Examination fee for CS Executive 2020 is Rs. 1200 per module till the last date without late fee. After April 5 and before April 15, 2020, a late fee of Rs 250 adds up to the above-mentioned fee of Rs 1200.

Follow the steps given below to fill the CS Executive Exam Form:

  • Visit the official website of ICAI at icsi.in.
  • Enter your username and password (obtained at the time of CS Executive registration)
  • Click on Module->Enrolment->Enrolment Request.
  • Now select the details like applied year, course, syllabus, etc. and then click on ‘Add Enrolment Request’
  • Candidates will have to fill important details like Country, Medium and Combination of Modules and then click on ‘Next’.
  • Then a confirmation page will be displayed where complete information will be shown and the candidate has to ensure that the details provided are correct, now click on ‘Confirm Application’.
  • Then candidates will be required to pay the application fee through preferred mode of payment and then proceed by clicking ‘Next’.
  • Now download and print the application acknowledgement for future reference.

ICSI CS Executive Exam Programme Fees:

  • The Registration Fee is Rs. 1500
  • The Foundation Examination Exemption Fee is Rs. 500
  • The Tuition Fee is Rs. 5000
  • The Total Fees for CS Executive Programme is  RS. 7000

ICSI CS Executive Exam Syllabus 2020

The syllabus for CS Executive 2020 exam is having two modules with 7 papers in the old syllabus and two modules with 8 papers in the new syllabus. The detailed version of the syllabus is as follows:

CS Executive Old Syllabus 2020

Subjects

Contents

Module 1

Paper 1- Company Law

Incorporation and its Consequences, Financial Structure, Accounts and Audit, etc.

Paper 2- Cost and Management Accounting

Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting, Material Cost, Costing Systems, etc.

Paper 3- Economic and Commercial Laws

Part A

Foreign Exchange Management, Intellectual Property Rights, Law relating to Contract, etc.

Part B

Law relating to Essential Commodities, Weights and Measures, etc.

Paper 4- Tax Laws and Practice

Part A

Income Tax and Wealth Tax

Part B

Service Tax & Sales Tax

Module 2

Paper 5- Company Accounts and Auditing Practices

Part A- Company Accounts

Part B- Auditing Practices

Paper 6- Capital Market and Securities Laws

Part A- Capital Market

Part B- Securities Law

Paper 7- Industrial, Labour and General Laws

Paper A- Industrial and Labour Laws

Part B: General Laws

ICSI CS Executive Exam New Syllabus

Name of Paper

Contents

Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws

Sources of Law, The Constitution of India, 1950, Interpretation of Statutes, etc.

Company Law

Part I: Company Law, Principles & Concepts

Part II: Company Administration and Meetings – Law and Practices

Part III: Company Secretary as a Profession

Setting up of Business Entities and Closure

Part A: Setting up of Business

Part B: Registration; Licenses & Compliances

Part C: Insolvency; Winding up & Closure of Business

Tax Laws

Part I: Direct Taxes

Part II: Indirect Taxes

(A) Goods and Service Tax

(B) Customs Act

Corporate & Management Accounting

Part I: Corporate Accounting

Part II: Management Accounting and Valuation

Securities Laws & Capital Markets

Part I: Securities Laws

Part II: Capital Market & Intermediaries

Economic, Business and Commercial Laws

Part I: Foreign Exchange Management &NBFCs

Part II: Competition Law

Part III: Business & Commercial Laws

Financial and Strategic Management

Part I: Financial Management

Part II: Strategic Management

ICSI CS Executive Exam Exam Pattern 2020

The CS Executive 2020 exam paper shall consist of 2 Modules with 8 papers (100 Marks each) in new scheme and 7 papers in the old scheme. The exams will be conducted in offline mode for a period of 3 hours each. The table below provides more details related to the CS Executive June 2020 exam:

CS Executive Exam Pattern 2020

Mode of Exam

Offline

Medium of exam for CS Executive 2020

English and Hindi ( English being compulsory in case of Business Management, Ethics and Communication papers )

Exam duration

3 hours

Examination type

Subjective

Number of Papers

2 Modules with 7 papers in old scheme and 8 papers in new scheme.

Number of Questions for CS Executive 2020

50 questions for each paper

Scheme of Marking

2 marks for each correct answer (there is no negative marking)

ICSI CS Executive Exam 2020 Important Dates

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has released the schedule for CS Executive 2020, December session. The following table provides for the same:

Important Dates of CS Executive June 2020

Event

Dates

Last date of registration for all modules of CS Executive 2020 June programme

August 31, 2019

Last date of CS Executive registration for one of the modules November 30, 2019
Availability of CS Executive exam form June 2020 Last week of February 2020

Last date for filling application forms without late fee

March April 5, 2020

Last date for filling application forms with late fee

April 15, 2020

Release of CS Executive admit cards

Last week of June 2020

Date of Exam

July 6 to 15, 2020

CS Executive Result June 2020

Last week of August 2020

ICSI CS Executive Exam 2020 Exam Schedule (Postponed)

Date CS Executive Old Syllabus CS Executive New Syllabus
July 6, 2020 Cost and Management Accounting (Module-I) (OMR Based) Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws (Module-I)
July 7, 2020 Industrial, Labour and General Laws (Module-II) (OMR Based) Securities Laws and Capital Markets (Module-II)
July 8, 2020 Tax Laws and Practice (Module-I) (OMR Based) Company Law (Module-I)
July 10, 2020 Company Accounts and Auditing Practices (Module-II) Economic, Business and Commercial Laws (Module-II)
July 11, 2020 Company Law (Module-I) Setting up of Business Entities and Closure (Module-I)
July 13, 2020 Capital Markets and Securities Laws (Module-II) Corporate and Management Accounting (Module-II) (OMR Based)
July 14, 2020 Economic and Commercial Laws (Module-I) Tax Laws (Module-I) (OMR Based)
July 15, 2020 NO EXAM Financial and Strategic Management (Module-II) (OMR Based)

Preparation For Company Secretary Executive Exam

Preparing for CS Executive Exams can be stressful for all CS students. So, knowing how to prepare for CS Executive Exam is the key to avoiding stress and acing every single one of your exams. Many students work hard to get good marks, while others don’t and yet manage to score well during exams. There are also students who study hard but don’t get the desired percentage. 

How to prepare for CS Executive exams is a big question. Here are a few preparation tips to help students ace in exams :

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

ICSI CS Executive Exam 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 Executive 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 the admit card to you by post.

How to download CS Executive Admit card 2020?

  • Visit the official website of ICSI (http://icsi.indiaeducation.net/).
  • Enter your 17 digit registration number and click on the ‘Get Admit Card’.
  • The CS Executive 2020 admit card will be available on the screen.
  • Download the admit card/ hall ticket and take at least 2-3 prints for future reference.

ICSI CS Executive Exam 2020 Result

You will able to check the CS Executive 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.

ICSI CS Executive Exam 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 Executive Exam

This can be well understood with the help of the table provided below:

Paper

Cutoff in sections

Cutoff in overall

Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws

 

40%

 

50%

Company Law

 

40%

Setting up of Business Entities and Closure

 

40%

Tax Laws

 

40%

Corporate & Management Accounting

 

40%

Securities Laws & Capital Markets

 

40%

Economic, Business and Commercial Laws

 

40%

Financial and Strategic Management

 

40%

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

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