CS Executive Entrance test is the first level test held by the Institute of Company Secretary of India (ICSI) for the course of Company Secretary (CS). Students wanting to pursue the career of Company Secretary in India have to register for CSEET and clear the examination keeping in mind the guidelines provided by ICSI. CSEET exams are held four times in year, in the month of January, May, July and November. Only after successful completion of CSEET, can a student go for the next two levels of this course.
A candidate wanting to register for CSEET examination must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Under the following condition, a candidate can apply for exemption form CSEET and directly move on to the next two levels of CS course:
To take admission in CSEET, a candidate has to register by filling out an application form, providing the requested documents and paying registration fee.
To register for CSEET:
Registration fee for CSEET exam is Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) per appearance.
Registration Dates for January Term (November 21 – December 15)
Registration Dates for May Term (January 21 – April 15)
Registration Dates for July Term (May 21 – June 15)
Registration Dates for November Term (July 21 – October 15)
CS Executive Entrance exam consists of 4 papers that are given below. For detailed information about each subject click on the respective paper.
In CSEET syllabus, part B of paper 4 “Current Affairs, presentation and communication skills” a candidate is required to appear for Viva Voice.
This section is for testing the communication and presentation skills of candidate and not his/her knowledge, hence, the questions asked will not be based on syllabus. It is strictly for testing how well a candidate can communicate his thoughts and ideas.
After giving CSEET 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 successful pass this level and move to CS Executive and CS Professional.