Company Secretary course, salary, Eligibility...


Company Secretary course, salary, Eligibility...

Do you ever think about to become a Company Secretary [course]? Wait, I am talking about Company secretary, not about the personal secretary. Actually, you know what why I asked this question because people don't know about who is Company Secretary. Do you know? If yes so, it's awesome or if not so you don't need to worry about this because today we are going to talk about Company secretary course.  First of all, I just want to clear you that CS is not an underrated course. CS is one of the best career options that you can pursue after 12th. It's a very much in demand. Sometimes people get confused about who is CS, sometimes they thought that it's a computer Science or other because they don't have knowledge about. so, you don't need to worry about it. Again I am telling you it's a most demanded course and it has a lot of potentials to grow in future especially In India. So, just tight you seat belt and start flying because your destination is going to give you everything whatever you want from your life.

Who is a Company Secretary?

Now the question arises who is CS, the company secretary is senior position in a private sector organisation. The company secretary is the person who is responsible for the efficient administration of a company. CS of a company ensure that the management of the company is doing their work within the legal boundaries or not. The company secretary is the legal representative of a company on a document. It's the responsibility of CS to advice the management to work according to law and inform their duties. And to make communication with the shareholders to ensure that their shareholders are getting their dividends on time or not also keep records of shareholders.

Eligibility for Company Secretary course

The course of Company Secretary is conducted by [ICSI] The Institute of Company Secretaries of India.The whole Course is divided into three parts and each part have to clear one by one and these are - Foundation, Executive and Professional.

The minimum eligibility required to get enrol for CS Foundation is 10+2 or equivalent from recognised Board. And the students who are in 12th standard can also get enrol for it if they have only a few months left to clear their 10+2 exam. After completing CS foundation candidates can enrol for Executive Programme but their age should not less than 17 years. And those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation can directly apply for Executive Program excluding Fine Arts Graduate. A registered candidate who have complete their Both Foundation and Executive programme can apply for the Professional programme.

After that, a candidate must have Excellent command over English, both written and oral. And the more important thing that to be a CS candidate should have the ability to understand and analyse the situation and take their action according to the law. A CS must be loyal to the Company.

Duration and Fee for company secretary course

Foundation Programme: It takes 8 months to complete and the fee for foundation programme is almost around Rs. 3,600.

Executive Programme:- It takes 9 months to complete and the fee for the Executive programme is up to Rs. 7,000.

Professional Programme:- It takes 10 months to complete and the fee for this is Rs.12,000.


Syllabus for Company secretary course

Foundation Programme

English and Business Communication
Basic Economics and Business Environment
Financial Accounting
Elements of Business Laws and Management
Information System and Quantitative Techniques

Executive Programme

General and Commercial Laws
Company Accounts, Cost and Management Accounting
Tax Laws
Company Law
Economics and Labour Laws
Securities Laws and Compliance

Professional Programme

Company Secretarial practice
Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings
Financial, Treasury and Forex Management
Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
Strategic Management, Alliances and International Trade
Advanced Tax Laws and Practise
Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance Management
Governance, Business Ethics and Sustainability

Employment Area for Company Secretary

Financial Management
Private Companies
Company Secretary Ship Consultancy Firms
Department of Company Affairs
Corporate Restructuring
Stock Exchanges Corporate Advisory Services
Legal, Secretarial and Corporate Governance
Other Regulatory Bodies
Company Law Boards
Government Department 
Financial Institutions 
These are the employment area for the CS that you can choose according to your preferences. But it's not enough there are too many others options also available for Company Secretary.

Company Secretary salary

Company Secretary salary is very good enough. As a starting, they can get up to RS.3 lakhs to Rs.5 lakhs per annum. After getting experience their salary package also becomes huge.
So, this is all about Company secretary again I saying that it's a very great career option so, If you are interested in Accounting or want to be the top administrative officer of any company you should for this.

If still have any doubt or need any clarification, feel free to write us.


Best Wishes.