CS Foundation Course – The CS Foundation programme is the first step in the way of becoming a Company Secretary. The course is offered by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. In this article, students can check CS Foundation course eligibility, CS Foundation admission process, CS Foundation Examination process etc…

Objectives of CS Foundation Course

  • To offer an opportunity to students passing the Senior Secondary examination, the stage at which they decide their career, to have wider options towards their career building.
  • Attract talented students to the profession at the right age, having requisite aptitude; to plan their future at the right age.
  • To enable students, desiring to take up company secretaryship profession, toenter early in the profession – to be able to stay longer.

Eligibility for Admission in CS Foundation Programme

Candidates who have passed Senior Secondary (10+2 or equivalent) examination of a Board/University constituted by law in India or any examination recognized by the Central Government as equivalent thereto can join the course. There is no minimum pass percentage and students who have passed the Senior Secondary (10+2)examination or any examination equivalent thereto are eligible to join CS Foundation Programme.

Provisional admission in CS Foundation Programme

however, is allowed to candidates at any time after they have appeared or enrolled for appearing in the final of Senior Secondary examination(10+2 pass or equivalent), subject to the condition that such provisional admission would be valid for not more than 6 months from the date of admission within which time the student should furnish proof of having passed the Senior Secondary(10+2 pass or equivalent) examination.

Cancellation of Foundation Provisional Admission

The Provisional admission of the students who fail to submit within six months of admission the requisite proof of having passed the Sr. Secondary (10+2) examination shall stand cancelled and no refund of Tuition Fee, Admission fee etc. will be made.

Exemption from CS Foundation Programme

All graduates and post graduates (excluding fine arts) and those having passed in the Foundation examination of The ICSI, Foundation Programme of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India or the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) conducted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or of any other accountancy institution in India or abroad recognised as equivalent thereto by the Council of the Institute are exempted from passing the Foundation Programme examination. Such students may directly seek registration to Executive Programme stage of CS Course.

Cut-Off Dates for Seeking Admission in CS Foundation Programme

Please refer our article of Cut-Off Dates in – CS Cut off dates


CS Foundation Registration

Registration is open throughout the year. Examinations are held twice a year in June & December. Students have to register through online – 

CS Foundation Fees

Please refer CS Foundation Fee Structure & Concession on the following page

CS Foundation Syllabus

ICSI Release CS Foundation new syllabus, ICSI recently change CS Foundation syllabus and release cs foundation new syllabus 2017, all the candidates who take admission in cs foundation course can download or check CS Foundation course from the following link…CS Foundation syllabus

CS Foundation Exam Form

The Institute of Company Secretary of India (ICSI) Started CS Exam Forms. CA knowledge team provide step by step guide for how to fill CS Foundation Exam Form, all the candidates who wish to apply for cs foundation exam then check all process from the following link…CS Foundation Exam Form

CS Foundation Time Table

ICSI release CS Foundation Time Table before 20 days of the exam so all candidates may download time table from below link. CS Foundation Time Table

CS Foundation Admit Card

ICSI release CS Foundation Admit Card before 10 days of the exam so all candidates may download admit card from below link. CS Foundation Admit Card

CS Foundation Result

The Institute of Company Secretary of India (ICSI) officially Announced CS Foundation Result after one month of examination, all the candidates who appeared in CS Foundation exam can check there results from the following link… CS Foundation Result

CS Foundation Toppers List, Merit List

After Declaration of CS Foundation result, ICSI (The Institute of Company Secretary of India) officially Announced CS Foundation toppers list and cs foundation merit list, all the candidates who appeared in CS Foundation exam can check toppers list and merit list from the following link… CS Foundation toppers list

CS Foundation Question Papers

ICSI also release CS Foundation question papers, all the candidates who applied for cs foundation course can download CS Foundation Question papers from the following link… CS Foundation Question Papers

CS Foundation Re-Registration

CS Foundation Renewal of Registration. Students are advised to apply for Registration De novo/ Extension of registration as per the guidelines published in this bulletin. CS Renewal of Registration

CS Foundation Cut off Dates

Check out CS Foundation important dates for 2020 like – last date for cs foundation registration, last date for cs foundation exam form etc…candidates can check all cut-off dates from following the link…CS Cut off Dates

CS Foundation Passing Criteria

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) issued Qualifying Marks Passing Criteria for CS Foundation course. We are providing CS Foundation Program Minimum Passing Marks on following article…CS Passing Criteria

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