CS Foundation Exam

CS Foundation Exam is conducted by ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India). Exams are held twice in a year, in the month of June and Dec.


English & Business Communication
Economics & Statistics
Financial Accounting
Business Law & Management

SectionSl NoChapter
Business Environment1Business Environment
2Forms of Business Organisation
3Scale of Business
4Emerging Trends in Business
5Business Functions
Law1Introduction to Law
2Elements of Company Law
3Elements of Law related to Partnership
4Law Related to Contract
5Law Related to Sales of Goods
6Law Related to Negotiable Instrument
2Enterprenurship- Creativity & Innovation
3Growth & Challenges of Enterprenurship Venture
SectionSl NoChapter
Business Management1Nature of Management & it's Process
4Human Resource Management
5Direction & Coordination
7Recent Trends in Management
Ethics1Business Ethics
Business Communication1Business Communication
2Essentials of Good English
3Business Coorspondence
5Inter-Departmental Communication
6Preperation of Press Release
7E Corrspondence
SectionSl NoChapter
Economics1Nature & Scope of Economics
2Theory of Demand & Supply
3Theory of Product Cost & Revenue
4Form of Market & Equilibrium
5Money & Banking
6Basic Feature of Indian Economy
7Selected Area of Indian Economics
Law1Statistics Overview
2Collection & Presentation of Statistics
3Measures of Central Tendency
4Maths Finance
6Index Numbers
SectionSl NoChapter
Accountancy1Theoritical Framework
2Journal to Cash Book
3Contingent Assets to ROE
6Final Account
9Co- Issue of Shares & Debenture, Issue & Forfeiture of Share
10 Redemption of Pref Share
2Audit & Auditors Report

Exam Format : 

MCQ Format, Computer based test.
Four Paper each for one subject of 50 Questions each.Each question of 2 marks.
To clear the exam Student has to score Minimum 40% marks in each subject and 50% in aggregate.
There are no negative marks.

Computer Based Test

CS Foundation Exam is conducted only through Computer thus replacing Paper & Pencil altogether.
Computer Interface is easy to navigate with each question having 4 options. Students are expected to select the correct option.
Student can answer the question in any order he/she likes to attempt.In case student don't want to answer the question he can select next and move to next question.He can latter on attempt this question if he wants. 
Student can also change the answer if he wants before he submits the test by clicking Finish button or conclusion of the exam. 
Student can also bookmark a question for review latter on. 
Computer Interface is easy user friendly and easy to navigate.Students who know how to use a mouse can smoothly manage the test.However an IT person will be there in the center in case students require any help.


Students who have cleared Class12 Examination from any stream and board which is recognized by Central Govt.
Provisional admission is also available for students who have appeared for Class12 Exam. In case of Provisional admission proof of passing the examination should be produced within 6 months of making the application.

Where are Exam's Conducted

Exams are conducted across India in all cities and abroad where Institutes exams are conducted. Specific Location will be mentioned in the Admit card.

How to Apply for examination

Students can apply online through Institute's website http://www.icsi.edu/

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