CS - Foundation

CS - Foundation

About Cs:

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a premier National Professional body established by Act of Parliament to develop and regulate the Profession of Company Secretaries. ICSI imparts training in Company Secretaryship by Distance Learning (by correspondence) enabling students to qualify as Company Secretaries. The Institute provides “Course Material” for all the subjects at the time of Registration. There is also provision for Optional Oral Coaching classes.

Stages to become a Company Secretary :
  • Foundation
  • Executive(Inter)
  • Professional (Final)

In addition, the student has to undergo Practical Training for about 15 months which a student may opt to start after passing the Executive Programme.

The Student who would like to join the Company Secretary Course after passing the Graduation (Example: B.com) has to undergo two stages of the Company Secretaryship

  • Executive Programme
  • Professional Programme
  • Besides, the student has to undergo Practical Training for about 15 months.
  • Foundation Programme which is of eight months duration can be pursued by 10+2 pass students of Arts, Science or Commerce stream.
  • Executive Programme can be pursued by a Graduate of all streams except Fine Arts.
  • Professional Programme can be pursued only after clearing the Executive Programme of Company Secretary Course.

About CS-Foundation:

Company Secretary (CS) Foundation Course is an eight months duration course which is the first level study on the path of becoming a Company Secretary. The course provided by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (I.C.S.I) is a mixture of postal tuition and optional coaching classes. Study material is provided to the student at the time of admission. The CS Foundation Course covers the study of subjects and topics such as legal aspects of taxation, labour laws, corporate law, accounting, auditing or financial analysis etc. It is beneficial in getting a suitable position in the company.

Students should register themselves with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (I.C.S.I) and are required to pass the Foundation Examination within 3 years from the date of admission. Registration for foundation course is open throughout the year. The exams for the foundation course are usually held in December and June every year. The Registration for each examination should be done at least nine months before the month in which the examination is held. The minimum duration of the course is eight months.

CS Foundation Registration is open throughout the year. Candidates registered up to and including the month of March are eligible to take Foundation examination earliest in December in the same year and those registered up to and including September can take up the examination in June next year subject to satisfactory completion of coaching. So

If you want to write CS Foundation exam in Dec, you should register before 31st March.

If you want to write CS Foundation exam in June, you should register before 30th September

Subjects covered in CS Foundation (4 papers)

  • Business Environment & Law
  • Business Management, Ethics & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Economics
  • Fundamentals of Accounting & Auditing


The minimum eligibility required for the Foundation course for Company Secretary is 10+2 or an equivalent examination in any stream except Fine Arts. Candidate who has enrolled for the 10+2 examination can also apply with the proof of passing the examination within 6 months.

S.No Commencement Date Batch Examination
1 December 2nd 1st Batch JUNE 2019
2 January 2nd 2nd Batch JUNE 2019
3 April 7th 1st Batch DECEMBER 2019
4 June 2nd 2nd Batch DECEMBER 2019

Fee structure:

Fees:₹ 21,865/- Only

Contact us for Fee information:

044-42068425 / 9941298973 / 9841109332 / 9841018072

How to make Payment:

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Submit /Send the Application with CASH/ DD then click "REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION" link after 7 days to get your confirmation number.


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