Syllabus for Company Secretaryship Examination under The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)

Effective from 1st Feb 2013 Effective from 1st Sept 2013

EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME

MODULE 1

MODULE 1

1. Company Law

1. Advanced Company Law and Practice

2. Cost and Management Accounting

2. Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence

3. Economic and Commercial Laws

3. Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency

4. Tax Laws and Practice

MODULE 2

MODULE 2

4. Information Technology and Systems Audit

5. Company Accounts and Auditing Practices

5. Financial, Treasury and Forex Management

6. Capital Markets and Securities Laws

6. Ethics, Governance and Sustainability

7. Industrial, Labour and General Laws

MODULE 3

7. Advanced Tax Laws and Practice

8. Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings

9. Electives 1 out of below 5 subjects

9.1. Banking Law and Practice

9.2. Capital, Commodity and Money Market

9.3. Insurance Law and Practice

9.4. Intellectual Property Rights – Law and Practice

9.5. International Business-Laws and Practices

ON SWITCH OVER TO THE NEW SYLLABUS IN EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME STUDENTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR CORRESPONDING PAPER WISE EXEMPTIONS AS PER THE FOLLOWING DETAILS:

Existing syllabus

codes

Paper-wise Exemption under New syllabus

Codes

EXECUTIVE PROG

General and Commercial Laws 

221

See Note below: 

323

Company Accounts and Cost & Management Accounting

222

Cost and Management Accounting

322

Tax Laws

223

Tax Laws and Practice

324

Company Law

224

Company Law

321

Economic and Labour Laws 

225

See Note below: 

327

Securities Laws and Compliances

226

Capital Markets and Securities Laws

326

Note: In case the student has obtained 60 or more marks in paper 221 AND 225 under old syllabus and has obtained the exemption as per rules, then, he shall be exempted to appear in paper 323 (Economic and Commercial Laws) AND 327 (Industrial, Labour and General Laws) under New syllabus.

ON SWITCH OVER TO THE NEW SYLLABUS IN PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME STUDENTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR CORRESPONDING PAPER WISE EXEMPTIONS AS PER THE FOLLOWING DETAILS:

EXISTING / OLD SYLLABUS

REVISED/ NEW SYLLABUS

PAPER

CODE

PAPER

CODE

Company Secretarial Practice

231

Advanced Company Law and Practice

331

Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings

232

Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings

338

Financial, Treasury and Forex Management

233

Financial, Treasury and Forex Management

335

Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency

234

Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency

333

Strategic Management, Alliances & International Trade

235

NIL

Advanced Tax Laws and Practice

236

Advanced Tax Laws and Practice

337

Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance Management

237

Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence

332

Governance, Business Ethics and Sustainability

238

Ethics, Governance and Sustainability

336

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The ICSI is a premier national professional body established under an Act of Parliament,
namely the Company Secretaries Act, 1980.