CSEET 2022: CSEET is a unique initiative of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) to select candidates with right aptitude and attitude, seeking admission into the Executive Programme of Company Secretaryship Course. ICSI Release CSEET Result For January 2022 Exams on 19 January 2022.

Passing of CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) is mandatory for all candidates to register for CS Executive Programme, except a few exempted categories of candidates w.e.f. 3rd February 2020. With the introduction of CSEET, new registration to the Foundation Programme has ceased to exist.

CSEET Registration Last Date May 2022

The May 2022 Session of the Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) shall be held on 7th May 2022.

It is hereby informed that the registration for the Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET), May 2022 session shall already commencd and The last date for registration for the same shall be 15th April 2022.

Minimum Eligibility : Passed or appearing in the Senior Secondary (10+2) Examination or equivalent or any higher qualification.

To register please click on below link: Click Here for Online Registration

CSEET Syllabus

The Syllabus of CSEET shall comprise of four papers and the nomenclature of the papers is as under:

  • (i) Paper 1 : Business Communication (50 marks)
  • (ii) Paper 2 : Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning (50 marks)
  • (iii) Paper 3 : Economic and Business Environment (50 marks)
  • (iv) Paper 4 : Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva Voce) (50 marks)

The CSEET will consist of an On-line Computer Based Examination and Online Viva Voce.

  • Detailed wise CSEET Syllabus

Eligibility Conditions

A candidate passed / appearing in the Senior Secondary (10+2) Examination or equivalent thereto shall be eligible to appear in the CSEET.

All Graduates/ Post Graduates who were hitherto eligible for registration directly to CS Executive Programme, shall also be required to pass the CSEET to become eligible for registration to CS Executive Programme.


Please note: New Admissions to the Foundation Programme of CS Course stands discontinued. (Note : Existing Foundation Programme Students shall be allowed to appear in the Foundation Programme Examinations till expiry of the validity of their registrations. Such students, after passing the Foundation Programme Examinations, may register for Executive Programme as per existing process.)


  • Candidates who have passed CS Foundation Programme shall be exempted from CSEET without any payment of exemption fee.
  • Candidates who have passed the Final Examination of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and/or The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) are exempted from CSEET and shall pay ₹5000 (Rupees Five Thousand Only) towards exemption fee at the time of Registration to CS Executive Programme.

Pattern of the CSEET

The Institute will conduct CS Executive Entrance Test based on Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions and viva-voce for testing listening, written communication and oral communication skills. There will be four papers in CS Executive Entrance Test. Each paper will contain Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions having one or two marks each with four options with one correct answer. The duration of the Test shall be 120 minutes and viva-voce on Presentation and Communication Skills of 15 Minutes.

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Test of 120 Minutes duration will be conducted at designated Test Centres. It will be a Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted in MCQ pattern as per the following details:

SubjectNo.  of  QuestionsMarks
Business  Communication3550
Legal  Aptitude  and  Logical


Economic  and  Business


Current  Affairs1520

Viva Voce 

The Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva Voce) of 15 Minutes for 30 Marks will be conducted simultaneously with or immediately after the MCQ based CBT through online mode using artificial intelligence (AI) or through recoded videos at the designated Test Centres.

Applicability of CSEET

  • 1. The Next CSEET examination shall be held in May 2022. Candidates registered effective from to 15th April 2022 up to 23:59 Hours shall be examined in 7th May 2022
  • 3. For registration in CS Executive Programmee, the date of result of CSEET should not be older than one year prior to the date of such registration.

More details for CSEET Registration

CS Executive Entrance Test Fees Structure

Revised Fee Structure for registration to Executive Programme is given below :

CS Executive Entrance Test Fees Structure


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