Career Opportunities in Commerce (Company Secretary)


About Company Secretary-

Company Secretaries are responsible for ensuring that an organisation complies with the financial and legal practice and maintains standards of corporate governance.

They act as a point of communication between Board of Directors and company shareholders, reporting in timely and accurate manner on company procedures and developments.

Apply for the Company Secretary course-

The admission process for company secretary course is open to all candidates who have passed class 12th and exams are carried out in order to select candidates. The exams are held during June and December each year for all three levels.

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 Course-

This course consists of 4 papers, required fees is 4500. The cut off dates for admission in CS foundation are 31st march for appearing in December examination in the same year or 30th September for june examination next year

Executive Programme-

This course consists of two modules, 1st module having 4 papers and 2nd having 3 papers. The fees is 9000 for commerce graduates/ CPT passed of ICAI/ Foundation pass of ICAI/CMA, 10,000 for non-commerce students and 8500 for CS foundation passed students. Dates of admission for appearing in both modules are- 28th February to appear in December examination in same year or 31st August to appear in June exam next year. For single module- 31st May for December exam this year and 30th November to appear in June next year.

Professional course-

This course consists of 3 modules having three subjects each. The fees for the course is 12,000.

Medium of Examination

The Institute allows facility to students to appear in examination in English as

well as in Hindi. (Except Business Communication subject of Foundation Program)

Qualifying Marks

A candidate is declared to have passed the Foundation / Executive / Professional examination, if he/she secures a minimum of 40% marks in each paper in single attempt and 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects.

Other Information-

The students can be exempted from undergoing training totally or partially depending on the practical experience possessed by them on fulfilling the requirement of the Company Secretaries Regulations,1982, as amended, on submitting the relevant documents.

A student after passing the Professional Programme may enroll as ‘Licentiate ICSI’ at His/her option until completion of training requirements.

List of Institutes abroad offering Company Secretary related courses

Institute Website

Heriot watt University Dubai

IMT Dubai Campus
Manipal Education Dubai Campus
Amity Dubai Campus
S. P. Jain Dubai Campus
Career Opportunities in Commerce (Company Secretary)
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