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Career As a Company Secretary

19 August 2010 14 Comments

Company Secretary word is slightly misnomer. It has nothing to do with secretarial work. But he is a prestigious member of the corporate management team. His role is to advise the management of the company with regards to legal & business matters.

Every company should have a Company Secretary. This is the rule passed by the Government of India as mentioned in Government Act. There has been tremendous growth in the companies in these few days & also many new companies have evolved. So, people have more job opportunities as CS.

Work Profile of a Company Secretary : A CS has to handle the sales taxes, excise & labor laws. Also he / she has to look into the finance, legal & administrative operations conducted by the company. He is a chief administrator in the company. A CS also plans the corporate meetings and records the various decisions taken by the management.

Company Secretary Course : In order to get good job, one has to do Company Secretary Course. This is given by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India ICSI. This course is divided into three stages – Foundation Program, Executive Program & Professional Program.

Eligibility Criteria of CS course : The candidate must have passed 12th class for the Foundation program. Those who have done Graduation, Post graduation & those who have passed the final exam of ICWAI or ICAI or any other accountancy institutions in India or aboard, can directly enroll in the Executive program. Those who have passed the Executive Program can get in to the Final Program.

Company Secretary Exam dates : The Exams for the enrollment of the course is usually done in the month of June or December. Registration is usually done 9 months before the exams are scheduled.

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  • rahul das said:

    !!please do me this favour!! can anyone guide if i can take admission in THE NINSTITUTE OF COMPANY SECRETARIES OF INDIA on december 2010 for foundation courses for the exam held on june 2011???

  • sachin said:

    i am Postgraduate in science and working in GOVT sector. I want to do carrear in CS. what should i do for that please give me guidence.

  • sudhakar said:

    Namaskar sir, I have send the C.S regstration form ,20 september 2010 but till i have not taken any feed back from institution (c.s.) but i have got acknowledgement . Please tell mi what happened my rerstration letter

  • madhu said:

    is it compulsary to take up intermediate course after or bcom or before bcom

  • hitesh mittal said:

    rahul,you can’t enroll for june 2010,apply in prescribed form before march & go for december attempt.

  • hitesh mittal said:

    madhu, it is compulsory in each case , no matter u have done bcom or whatever

  • Sandeep said:

    Can any one tell me what will be the initial sallary of a c.s

  • Nishant said:

    can any one tell me what r the opportunities after doing c.s course?how can i get better job after doing this course.i want to know the procedure for getting job.is there any placement facility provided by the institute?

  • Juhi Khare said:

    I am a BBA(HONS.) graduate
    would you plz suggest me that whether i should opt for CS or not

  • priya said:

    i am graduate this year .pls suggest me how to apply for cs.

  • mili said:

    admission in icsi is open throughout the year ,but certain due dates are there for attempting upcoming xams.it will be desirable to go to official website of icsi to clearout all the doubts.(www.icsi.edu)

  • nitin khurana said:

    hello sir, plz send me some suggestion.
    last year i did my mba in finance and marketing in 2010.
    would u plz suggest me can i move to cs course and not coz i want to do carer in cs course dis is better for me and not.
    plz give me some guidence
    and this is not for me then u give me guidence to other course.
    plz sir i m so confuse.

  • vijaalakshmi said:

    good evening,

    1. I am about to complete my XIIth class. may i request your kind advice whether i should go for the this course or could you please suggest me some better option.
    2. A frank and straight forward guidance is anticipated.

  • pravin said:

    Good Morning
    i m pravin,i have completed graduation through Bsc biotehnology but working as customer service executive in a renound company but want’s to do c.secretary. is it better to do this through ICSI.

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