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Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Institute of Company Secretaries of India, ICSI has come a long way from the time of its inception, catering to the needs of the corporate student body by making available training facilities in the corporate profession. Registration in the Institute of Company Secretaries of India offers students facilities like distance learning modules, besides vast resource material etc. On going short term programs are held to update its members with the current trends. The recent course on corporate governance covered areas like Corporate Social Responsibility, Competition Laws and Policies, Emerging Dimensions of Corporate Governance, Financial Control, Risk Management etc. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) website is -


The ICSI was promoted in 1968 as a statutory body under Companies Act, 1956 to conduct examinations for Company Secretaries. Its headquarters are at Lodi Road, New Delhi. With 21,000 members having passed through its portals, the current number of students exceed 1,50,000. At present it has 66 exam centers. Moreover The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) with 69 chapters as well as satellite chapters in India caters guidance and counseling facilities, apart from oral coaching classes to its students and member. As a joint initiative of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India ICSI and GurukulOnline Learning Solutions (GOLS) eLearning Portal caters to students with quality education online.

ICSI Course

The ICSI Course is a three tiered one which includes the Foundation, Executive and Professional Programs. The eligibility to this program is XII grade. This course also requires its students to undergo a field training experience for about fifteen months soon after the executive program has been completed. At the end of the successful completion of both professional programs and training the student is then enrolled officially as an Associate Member of the ICSI.

ICSI Syllabus

The following papers cover the syllabus for the foundation course under the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

(a) English and Business Communication;
(b) Economics and Statistics;
(c) Financial Accounting and
(d) Elements of Business Laws and Management

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Eligibility to ICSI courses

A student with a degree in graduation or post graduation in commerce or of corporate secretaries need not pass the Foundation Program. Students from any discipline can avail of the Foundation Program. On successful completion of the Executive program a student can move to the Professional program. A fine Art graduate cannot avail of the Professional program. All the rules apply as stipulated in the institutes' policy which can be referred to at any of the nearby centers. One of the centers which offer student services can be contacted as under regarding admission, admit card etc. at the following center.

The Noida Center: Noida/sy Joint Director (Student Services)
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
C-37, Sector-62, NOIDA-201 301
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