Commerce sector has grown tremendously and students look for their career in the same field. Now a day’s lot of area are opened up for commerce students. One such area is CS i.e. Company Secretary. Now a day’s many institutes have started focusing on such courses which will alter on benefit the students in cracking CS Foundation. Many student start their preparation for CS Foundation in graduation as CS preparation is hard nut to crack. Only those aspirants who can sit for hours to study can think of clearing this exam. As this exam focuses on the overall knowledge of the candidate in the field of taxation, accounts, finance etc.
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The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) conducts the Company Secretary Exam. The CS Exam is conducted twice in a year – June and December. CS exam is taken in 3 stages based on the eligibility of the students:
CS Foundation Exam is a Computer Based Examination consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) as given bellow:
|Day1||Business Environment and Entrepreneurship (BEE)||50||100||90 Min.|
|Business Management, Ethics and Communication (BMEC)||50||100|
|Day 2||Business Economics (BE)||50||100||90 Min.|
|Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing (FAA)||50||100|
Level of Knowledge: Basic Knowledge
Objective: To give orientation about different forms of organisations, functions in organisations, business strategies and environment, along with an exposure to elements of business laws and entrepreneurship.
– Introduction and Features
– Concepts of Vision & Mission Statements
– Types of Environment:
– Internal to the Enterprise
– Value System, Management Structure and Nature, Human Resource, Company Image and Brand Value, Physical Assets, Facilities, Research & Development, Intangibles, Competitive Advantage
– External to the Enterprise
– Micro: Suppliers, Customers, Market Intermediaries
– Macro: Demography, Natural, Legal & Political, Technological, Economy, Competition, Socio-cultural and International
– Business Environment with reference to Global Integration
2.Forms of Business Organization
Concept and Features in relation to following business models:
– Sole Proprietorship
– Statutory Bodies and Corporations
– HUF and Family Business
– Cooperatives, Societies and Trusts
– Limited Liability Partnership
– Other Forms of Organizations
3.Scales of Business
– Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises
– Large Scale Enterprises and Public Enterprises
4.Emerging Trends in Business
Concepts, Advantages and Limitations:
– Network Marketing
– Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
6.Introduction to Law
– Meaning of Law and its Significance; Relevance of Law to Modern Civilized Society; Sources of Law; Legal Terminology and Maxims; Understanding Citation of Cases.
7.Elements of Company Law
– Meaning and Nature of Company; Promotion and Incorporation of a Company; Familiarisation with the Concept of Board of Directors, Shareholders and Company Meetings; Company Secretary; E-Governance.
8.Elements of Law relating to Partnership
– Nature of Partnership and Similar Organizations – Co-Ownership, HUF; Partnership Deed; Rights and Liabilities of Partners: New Admitted, Retiring and Deceased Partners; Implied Authority of Partners and its Scope; Registration of Firms; Dissolution of Firms and of the Partnership
9.Elements of Law relating to Contract
– Meaning; Essentials of a Valid Contract; Nature and Performance of Contract; Termination and Discharge of Contract; Indemnity and Guarantee; Bailment and Pledge; Law of Agency.
10.Elements of Law relating to Sale of Goods
– Essentials of a Contract of Sale; Sale Distinguished from Agreement to Sell, Bailment, Contract for Work and Labour and Hire-Purchase; Conditions and Warranties; Transfer of Title by Non-Owners; Doctrine of Caveat Emptor; Performance of the Contract of Sale; Rights of Unpaid Seller.
11.Elements of Law relating to Negotiable Instruments
– Definition of a Negotiable Instrument; Instruments Negotiable by Law and by Custom; Types of Negotiable Instruments; Parties to a Negotiable Instrument – Duties, Rights, Liabilities and Discharge; Material Alteration; Crossing of Cheques; Payment and Collection of Cheques and Demand Drafts; Presumption of Law as to Negotiable Instruments.
– Introduction to Concept of Entrepreneurship, Traits of Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship: Who is an Entrepreneur, Why Entrepreneurship
– Types of Entrepreneurs: Idealist, Optimizer, Hard Worker, Sustainer, Improver, Advisor, Superstar, Artiste, Visionary, Analyst, Fireball, Juggler, Hero, Healer.
– Distinction Between Entrepreneur and Manager
– Entrepreneurship: Definition, Features, Examples and Difference
– Creativity and Innovation
– Entrepreneurial Venture Initiation: Sensing Entrepreneurial Opportunities, Environment Scanning, Market Assessment
– Assessment of Business Opportunities: Identification of Entrepreneurial Opportunities, Selection of an Enterprise, Steps in setting up of an Enterprise
– Entrepreneurial Motivation: Meaning and Concept, Process of Achievement Motivation, Self-efficacy, Creativity, Risk Taking, Leadership, Communication and Influencing Ability, Mentoring and Planning Action
– Developing Effective Business Plan
14.Growth & Challenges of Entrepreneurial Venture
– Strategic Planning for Emerging Venture: Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Contemporary Business Environment
– Financing the Entrepreneurial Business: Resource Assessment-Financial and Non – Financial, Fixed and Working Capital Requirement, Funds Flow, Sources and Means of Finance.
– Managing the Growing Business: Effecting Change, Modernization, Expansion, and Diversification.
Level of Knowledge: Basic Knowledge
Objectives: To acquaint with the basic principles of management, ethics and communication techniques.
1.Nature of Management and its Process
– Meaning, Objectives, Importance; Nature of Management- Science, Art Profession; Management Approaches; Management Functions- Planning, Organizing, Personnel Management, Directing and Control; Principles of Management- Fayol’s and Taylor’s Principles; Managerial Skills; Task and Responsibilities of Professional Manager.
– Concept, Features, Importance, Limitations; Planning process; Types of Plans – Objectives, Strategy, Policy, Procedure, Method, Rule, Budget; Plan vs. Programme, Policies and Procedures; Decision-making.
– Concept, Features, Importance, Limitations; Organizing Process; Types of Organization; Structure of Organization; Centralization and De-Centralization; Delegation; Growth in Organization.
4.Human Resource Management
– Concept, Features, Importance, Limitations; Recruitment Process- Selection; Training and Development Methods; Functions of Personnel Manager; Performance Appraisal.
5.Direction and Co-ordination
– Direction: Concept, Features, Importance, Limitations; Elements of Direction: Elements of Directing – Supervision, Motivation, Leadership, Communication:
– Co-ordination: Concept, Features, Importance, Limitations; Types- Internal and External; Co-ordination the Essence of Management.
– Concept, Features, Importance, Limitations; Control Process; Essentials of a Good Control System; Techniques of Control- Traditional and Non-Traditional Control Devices; Relationship between Planning and Controlling; Change Management.
7.Recent Trends in Management
– Change Management
– Crisis Management
– Total Quality Management
– Risk Management
– Global Practices
– Genesis, Concepts, Elements, Ethics in Business
– Challenges of business ethics and corporate leadership
– Ethical principles in business – Indian perspective
– Concept, Features, Importance, Limitations; Means of Communication- written, oral, visual, audiovisual
– Principles and Essentials of Business Communication
– Process of Communication
– Barriers to Communication
10.Essentials of Good English
– Grammar and usage; enriching vocabulary, words – multiple meaning, single word for a group of words – choice of words – words frequently mis-spelt; punctuations, prefix and suffix; parts of speech; articles; synonyms and antonyms; tenses; idioms and phrases; foreign words and phrases commonly used; abbreviations and numerals; pronunciation. Latin, French and Roman words which are used in abbreviated form like “e.g., RSVP, viz. etc.”
– Human Resource: Preparation of Resume, Job application, Drafting Of Interview Letters, Call Letters and Offer of Appointment, Provisional and Final Appointment Orders; Goodwill Messages, Condolence Letters
– Purchase: Requests for Quotations, Tenders, Samples and Drawings; Purchase Order, Order acceptance, Complaints and Follow-Up
– Sales: Drafting of Sales Letters, Circulars, Preparation of Sale Notes, Sales Reports, Sales Promotion Matters, Customers’ correspondence – Regarding Dues, Follow up Letters
– Accounts: Correspondence with Various Agencies; Banks – Regarding Over-Drafts, Cash Credits and Account Current, Insurance Companies – Regarding Payment, Renewal of Insurance Premium, Claims and their Settlement
– Secretarial: Correspondence With Shareholders And Debenture-Holders Pertaining To Dividend And Interest, Transfer And Transmission, Stock Exchanges, Registrar Of Companies And Various Authorities Like Reserve Bank Of India, SEBI
– Introduction to Preparation of Agenda and Minutes for Meetings
– Drafting of Messages; Messages through Electronic Media; Public Notices and Invitations; Representations to Trade Associations, Chambers of Commerce and Public Authorities
– Internal memos; Office Circulars; Office Orders; Office Notes; Representation to Chief Executive and Replies thereto; Communication with Regional/Branch Offices
14.Preparation of Press Releases
Level of Knowledge: Basic Knowledge
Objective: To familiarize and develop an understanding of the basic aspects of accounting, auditing concepts and their principles.
– Meaning and Scope of Accounting; Accounting Concepts; Accounting Principles, Conventions and Standards – Concepts, Objectives, Benefits; Accounting Policies; Accounting as a Measurement Discipline – Valuation Principles, Accounting Estimates.
– Documents & Books of Accounts: Invoice, Vouchers, Debit & Credit Notes, Day books, Journals, Ledgers and Trial Balance
– Capital and Revenue: Expenditures and Receipts; Contingent Assets and Contingent Liabilities
– Rectification of Errors
3.Bank Reconciliation Statement
– Meaning; Causes of difference between Bank Book Balance and Balance as per Bank Pass Book / Bank Statement; Need of Bank Reconciliation Statement; Procedure for Preparation of Bank Reconciliation Statement
– Methods, Computation and Accounting Treatment of Depreciation; Change in Depreciation Methods
5.Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors
– Preparation of Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet
– Nature of and Factors Affecting Goodwill
– Methods of Valuation: Average Profit, Super Profit and Capitalization Methods
– Treatment of Goodwill
– Final Accounts of Partnership Firms
– Admission of a Partner
– Retirement/Death of a Partner
– Dissolution of a Partnership Firm
7.Introduction to Company Accounts
– Issue of Shares and Debentures; Forfeiture of Shares; Re-Issue of Forfeited Shares; Redemption of Preference Shares
– Concepts and Objectives
– Principles of Auditing
– Types of Audit
– Evidence in Auditing
– Audit Programmers
9.Audits and Auditor’s Reports
– Internal Audit
– Statutory Auditor: Appointment, Qualification, Rights and Duties
– Secretarial Audit: An Overview
– Cost Audit: An Overview
– Auditor’s Report: Meanings, Contents, Types, Qualifications
|CS Foundation June 2017 Examination enrollment
application ends on date
|25 Mar 2017|
|CS Foundation June 2017 Examination enrollment
application with late fee ends on date
|9 Apr 2017|
|Candidates can apply for paper wise exemption for
Company Secretaries June 2017 until this date
|9 Apr 2017|
|Availability of admit cards||May 2017|
|Results announcement. CS Foundation June 2017
Results declaration date
|25 Aug 2017|
|Cut off date for registering in Company Secretaries
Foundation Course to appear in December 2017 Exam
|31 Mar 2017|
|Enrollment application from last date for December
|25 Sep 2017|
|Enrollment application from with late fee last date
for December 2017 exam
|10 Oct 2017|
|Candidates can apply for paper wise exemption for Company
Secretaries December 2017 until this date
|10 Oct 2017|
|Cut off date for registering in Company Secretaries Foundation
Course to appear in June 2017 exam
|30 Sep 2017|
Details of stages
Foundation Programme which is of eight months duration can be pursued by 10+2 pass or equivalent students of Arts, Science or Commerce stream (Excluding Fine Arts)
Executive Programme can be pursued by a Graduate of all streams except Fine Arts.
Professional Programme can be pursued only after clearing the Executive Programme of CS Course
SUBJECTS FOR CS COURSE
Each stage constitutes different papers which is to be cleared.
Foundation Programme: There are 4 papers in CS Foundation Programme
The courses are: Business Environment & Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Ethics and Communication, Business Economics, Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing
Company Law, Cost and Management Accounting, Economic and Commercial Laws, Tax Laws and Practice.
Company Accounts and Auditing Practices, Capital Markets and Securities Laws, Industrial, Labour and General Laws.
Professional Programme: Total of 8 papers in 4 modules
Module I (2 papers)
Company Secretarial Practice, Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings
Module II (2 papers)
Financial, Treasury and Forex Management, Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
Module III (2 papers)
Strategic Management, Alliances and International Trade, Advance Tax Laws and Practices
Module IV (2 papers)
Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance Management, Governance, Business Ethics and Sustainability
All the basic courses of the module are being studied by the candidate in his studies. Thorough knowledge is required to appear for CS Foundation Exam. As in exam candidate is given the situations and based on them he has to answer. One who has the knowledge of the content will be the one who will clear the exam.
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