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Company Secretary (CS) is one of the principal posts in a company. He/she act as a conscience seeker of the company. A certified Company Secretary is hired to handle the legal aspects of a firm. A CS is responsible for complete company’s tax returns, keep records, advise board of directors and ensure that the company complies with legal and statutory regulations.

Certificate issuing body

In India, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)  is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries. The ICSI provides training and education to lakhs of aspiring Company Secretaries. Members. At present, there are more than 50,000 members and about 4,00,000 students on the rolls of ICSI.

To be able to professionally practice Company Secretaryship, an individual has to complete three levels of training and examination, set by the ICSI.

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India provides training to candidates aspiring to pursue CS. The institute conducts its CS programmes at the three levels. On completion of the course, candidates are issued certificates.

The programmes imparted by ICSI at three levels are as follows:

  • Foundation Programme
  • Executive Programme

  • Professional Programme


Any student who aspires to become a certified Company Secretary must fulfill the given below eligibility criteria to pursue the programme:

  • Minimum qualification required to register for the first level (Foundation Programme) of Company Secretary course in Class XII pass in any stream (excluding fine arts) from a recognized university or equivalent.

  • The candidate who wishes to pursue CS after Graduation, will have to undergo only two levels: Executive Programme and Professional Programme.
  • All Graduates and Post Graduates (excluding Fine Arts) and those having passed in the Foundation examination of The ICSI, Foundation exam of The Institute of Cost Accountants of Indiaor the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) conducted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or of any other accountancy institution in India or abroad recognised by the Council of the Institute are exempted from passing the Foundation Programme examination



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