ICSI Proposes Broad-Based Entrance Test

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a premier professional body set up under an Act of Parliament, i.e., Company Secretaries Act, 1980, for the regulation and development of the profession of Company Secretaries in India. It functions under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. The Institute, being a pro-active body, focuses on best and top-quality education to students of Company Secretaries Course and best quality set standards for CS members. The Institute has over 56,000 members and about 3.5 lakh students on its roll.

Left to Right- CS Harshal Joshi ( Secretary ), CS Devendra Deshpande (central council member), CS Ashish Garg ( Vice President Of ICSI ), CS Ranjeet Pandey (President Of ICSI), CS

Addressing the press conference CS Ranjeet Pandey, President, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, outlined major achievements and initiatives of the institute and briefed the media about the important role played by Company Secretaries in the Corporate sector.

CS Ranjeet Pandey said, “The Institute came up with its new curriculum for Executive and Professional Program students to ensure the cutting-edge knowledge insights with renewed excellence towards New ICSI 2022. Examination for Executive Programme under the New Syllabus was successfully conducted in December, 2018 and for Professional Programme the same shall be conducted in June, 2019”

Talking about the achievement of the institute, he said “Institute caters to create awareness about the profession of Company Secretaries among thousands of Schools and Students. The Institute has renewed and signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Science Olympiad Foundation for conducting the 3rd International Company Secretaries Olympiad as scheduled on December 20, 2018 and January 31, 2019.The Institute has created a Grievance Solutions Cell which is monitoring the communications received through the Support Portal. The Call Centre established by the Institute is available to all the stakeholders. “

He further added “under ‘Shaheed Ki Beti’ initiative, the saved amount will be transferred to the dedicated corpus and will be utilised for the education/ welfare of the daughters of martyrs. Also The Institute has created ‘ICSI Students Education Fund Trust’ which encourages and motivates both economically backward & academically bright students to pursue the Company Secretaryship Course. The Institute launched an ICSI Signature Award Scheme in January, 2016 under which top rank holders in B.Com. Final Examinations in reputed universities and also specialized programmes/ papers of IITs / IIMs are awarded a Gold Medal and a Certificate.”

The Institute launched the Study Centre Scheme, in collaboration with reputed colleges in different locations.

SPECIALISED COURSES BY ICSI

PMQ Courses  

The Institute has Launched PMQ Course in specialized subject, namely, Banking Law and Practice, Insurance Law and Practice, Capital, Commodity and Money Market; Intellectual Property Rights-Law and Practice; and International Business- Law and Practice, Launched PMQ Course in Competition Law and Restructured PMQ Course in Corporate Governance. The Institute has also launched a Course on Valuation.

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About The Institute of Company Secretaries of India:

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a premier professional body set up under an Act of Parliament, i.e., Company Secretaries Act, 1980, for the regulation and development of the profession of Company Secretaries in India. It functions under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. The Institute, being a pro-active body, focuses on best and top-quality education to students of Company Secretaries Course and best quality set standards for CS members. The institute has over 56,000 members and about 3.5 lakh students on its roll.

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