CS Executive Module 1 consists of 4 papers that are to be attempted either individually or together with Module 2 (also consisting of 4 papers) depending upon a student’s preference or preparation. CS Executive exams are held twice in a year, once in the month of June and once in the month of December. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India is the professional body that holds the examination.
A candidate wanting to register for CS Executive module 1 examination must meet the following eligibility criteria:
A Candidate is required to register himself for the course of CS Executive on the official website of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). For registration he/she will have to fill out an application form, upload required documents and pay a registration fee.
To register for CS Executive Module 1
Registration fee for CS Executive exam (Both Modules) is Rs.2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand Only) per appearance.
Important Dates for Registration
|Exam Term||Module||Date of Registration|
|June Term||Both Module (I & II)||on or before 30th November of the previous year|
|June Term||One Module||on or before 31st January of that year|
|December Term||Both Module (I & II)||on or before 31st May of that year|
|December Term||One Module||on or before 31st July of that year|
CS Executive module 1 consists of 4 papers which are mentioned below along with topics to be covered and their weightage in the exam.
CS Executive Exam Patter
|Mode of exam||Offline center-based exam|
|No of modules||2 – module 1 and module 2|
|No of papers||Eight – 4 papers in each module|
|Duration of exam||3 hours|
|Total marks||100 marks in each paper|
|Type of question||Objective and Subjective|
|No of questions||100 questions in each|
|Marking scheme||Negative marking only for objective questions (0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer)|
|Language||Hindi or English|
|Passing criteria||40% in all papers and 50% in total|
Any student pursing certification in CS, preparing for its courses, is required to undergo complete coaching for the respective course. Oral coaching refers to going to the institute for classes and pursuing your course. For his/her oral coaching, a student can take admission in regional council or chapter or any other recognized oral coaching center.
For the executive program, 35 classes of 2 hours for each subject are compulsory.
Within six months of registering for the executive program, candidates must undergo a 7-day Student Induction Programme (SIP). Also, students have to complete a 70-hour compulsory computer training program before enrolling for the executive program exams, including two days of induction, three days of e-governance, five days of skill development, and five days of entrepreneurship development.
After giving CS Executive exam, candidates can check results once ICSI has announced them on their official website. A candidate is required to obtain 40% marks in each paper and 50% marks in aggregate to successfully pass this level and move on to CS Professional.
A student who has successfully cleared all 4 papers of CS Executive Module 1 in adherence to the passing criteria mentioned above, can appear in Module 2 in the forthcoming attempt and if he has already cleared CS Executive 2 as well, He gets entitled to get enrolled for CS Professional.