Company Secretary course (CS) is offered by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), set up under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 to regulate the profession of company secretaries in India. ICSI course is for aspirants who wish to become company secretaries in India and abroad. Company Secretary is a 3-year course that trains students to handle the legal aspects of a firm including tax returns and record keeping.
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All about the course
CS is one of the prestigious job profiles in the field of Commerce and Accounting. CS candidates can make a career in stock exchange, company affairs departments, financial auditing firms, law boards and various government departments.
The ICSI CS Foundation program is the first level of the Company Secretary Course. Candidates who want to pursue a CS after passing class 12 can register for the CSEET exam . As per the exam dates of CSEET , the exam is conducted four times in a year.
CS Professional is the last level of exams to become a Company Secretary. The only and basic CS Professional eligibility criteria is qualifying the CS Executive exams (both modules) with the minimum passing marks prescribed by ICSI.
CS Executive is the second level of exams to become a Company Secretary. Candidates who want to apply for the CS Executive course must check the eligibility criteria beforehand to avoid future cancellations.
Preparing for your Interview
Once you appear for CA Executive, you should start preparing for interviews and focus more on study-related topics, especially from the the syllabus to apply for training.
All about training
Articleship Period is the most crucial journey in the path of becoming CS where we get to learn practical implications of what we learn during our CS Executive and how the industry works.
After completing CS Articleship and becoming a Company Secretary, you need to start applying to different companies for Job interviews which includes Aptitude Test, Group Discussion, Technical Round, HR Round and Partner Round.