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CS Professional Question Paper | Download Papers, Learn Preparation Tips and More!

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You know what they say when people assume things??? Don’t! Don’t assume, Be prepared with the correct answer

When you are taking up a course like the company secretary course, which is quite challenging in the first place, it is very essential to know the basics. To have all the necessary information in your right hand. To know how to best utilize it.

That is why we encourage students to always go through and practice the previous year’s question papers before they even start their studies. 

By scanning through CS professional question papers of previous years, understanding the type of questions, and analyzing the pattern, you will know what you are supposed to prepare for and strategies accordingly. 

In this article, we will provide you with the download links to the CS professional question paper, explain the exam pattern and leave you with some preparation tips for your exams. 

CS Professional Question Papers

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) provides CS professional previous year’s question papers on their website. Aspirants who are appearing for CS professional exams are advised to download them for their reference. 

When you download these papers make sure to:

  • Read through 4-5 papers firstly to get the gist
  • See what type of questions are asked
  • See which questions are asked more frequently
  • Learn the marking scheme
  • Which topics are very sure to come
  • Plan how you can tackle them within due time
  • Practice one every day

 

You can download subject-wise CS professional papers from the following links.

CS Professional Question Papers June 2021 (New Syllabus)

Module and paper (New Syllabus) Download link
Module I – Governance, Risk Management, and Compliances and Ethics Click Here
Module I – Advanced Tax Laws Click Here
Module I – Drafting, Pleadings, and Appearances Click Here
Module II – Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management, and Due Diligence Click Here
Module II – Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation and Winding Up Click Here
Module II – Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non-Compliances and Remedies Click Here
Module III- Corporate Fundings and Listings in stock exchange Click Here
Module III – Multidisciplinary Case Studies Click Here

 

CS Professional Question Papers December 2020 (New Syllabus)

Module and paper (New Syllabus) Download link
Module I – Governance, Risk Management, and Compliances and Ethics Click Here
Module I – Advanced Tax Laws Click Here
Module I – Drafting, Pleadings, and Appearances Click Here
Module II – Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management, and Due Diligence Click Here
Module II – Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation and Winding Up Click Here
Module II – Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non-Compliances, and Remedies Click Here
Module III- Corporate Fundings and Listings in stock exchange Click Here
Module III – Multidisciplinary Case Studies Click Here

 

CS Professional Question Papers December 2019 (New Syllabus)

Module and paper (New Syllabus) Download link
Module I – Governance, Risk Management, and Compliances and Ethics Click Here
Module I – Advanced Tax Laws Click Here
Module I – Drafting, Pleadings, and Appearances Click Here
Module II – Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management, and Due Diligence Click Here
Module II – Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation and Winding Up Click Here
Module II – Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non-Compliances and Remedies Click Here
Module III- Corporate Fundings and Listings in stock exchange Click Here
Module III – Multidisciplinary Case Studies Click Here

When you attempt these papers, you will surely have trouble answering all the questions correctly. You might get stuck in various places and not understand how to move from there. Even if you have studied all the subjects profoundly, you might still face trouble in knowing how to put out your answer the right way. 

That is why having solutions for these papers is equally important. We provide CS professional papers with solutions to our dedicated and hardworking students. These papers are solved by our own CS experts, at TopLad

CS Professional Exam Pattern

CS Professional consists of three modules; each module consists of 3 papers with 1 Elective in module 3, hence there are 9 papers in total. Each paper carries 100 marks. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours. 

To pass the examination, a student has to get a minimum of 40% in all individual papers and an aggregate of 50% in total.

CS Professional Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam Offline center-based exam
No of modules 3 modules
No of papers 9 (8 compulsory and 1 elective)
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Total Marks 100 marks
Type of Questions Descriptive
No of Questions 50 questions in each
Marking Scheme No Negative marking
Language Hindi or English
Passing Criteria 40% in individual papers, 50% in aggregate

Preparation Tips for Acing your Exams

You can refer to our study tips to know how to plan and structure your studies, strategize your preparation and become a top scorer in your exam. 

  • Before you plan things out, know what works best for you. Depending on your own personality, you should decide how you will be more productive; while studying early morning or late at night? while taking online or offline coaching classes? with a strict schedule or a relaxed one?. write down the answers and plan accordingly. 
  • Give yourself sufficient time for preparation. Don’t start at the last minute. Start early and slowly make quality progress
  • Enroll in an affordable coaching institute as they will become a guide to you and provide you with all the necessary information, updates, announcements, study material, etc. on top of teaching you the syllabus thoroughly.
  • Keep practicing mock test papers as well as solving previous year’s papers regularly. Sharpen your question-solving skills
  • Don’t buy or download too much study material. Focus on getting the right quality material from your institute and practice on that. Quality is always more important than quantity.
  • One of the most important and most ignored tips, don’t make studying your life! Go outside, play sports, meditate, meet friends or do anything else that you love. If your mind isn’t happy and in peace, your preparation will be affected. 
  • Eat healthy food daily and keep physically active

 

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