The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has decided to bring major changes in the CS Examination pattern from December 2019 attempt. In the latest meeting of the ICSI Council held on 4th – 5th May 2019, it has been decided that w.e.f. December 2019 session, there will be changes in the CS Examination Pattern as below mentioned –
Changes in CS Examination Pattern
1. The following papers of the CS Executive Programme (New Syllabus) will be OMR based:
a) Module – I, Paper – 4: Tax Laws
b) Module – II, Paper – 5: Corporate and Management Accounting
c) Module – II, Paper – 8: Financial and Strategic Management
2. Further, the CS examination schedule from December 2019 session onwards has been modified and one day gap between each Paper/Subject of CS Examinations has been approved.
3. Under the ongoing regime, Module wise exam was held i.e each paper of one Module of a Programme was held on consecutive days. As per the decision, the new examination schedule shall be introduced wherein for the CS Executive Programme one paper of Module-I shall be followed by one paper of Module-II.
Similarly, for the CS Professional Programme, one paper of Module-I shall be followed by one paper of Module-II and one paper of Module-III, and the cycle shall be further repeated across the entire schedule.
4. It was further said that the students registered in the CS Foundation or Executive Programme of Company Secretaryship Course are required to undergo a mandatory ‘One Day Orientation Programme’ in order to enrol for the CS Examinations.
This One-day orientation programme shall be applicable to all the students registered for Foundation and Executive Programme w.e.f. 1st June 2019. Those students are advised to complete this programme within 15 days from the date of the registration. The students can undergo this Orientation Programme at Institute’s Regional Offices, Chapters, Study Centres, ICSI-CCGRT, Navi Mumbai and CoE, Hyderabad. The students from the places other than the above shall have the option to undergo this programme through online mode also.
Here you got the details about ICSI’s Change in CS Examination pattern to be applicable from December 2019 exams onwards. Have any queries or comments CS Examination Pattern changed, you can post in the below comment box.
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