Anu Parthiban|Dec 2, 2023
ICSI to hold CS Professional exam under new syllabus in June 2024, offers option to switchover
Students who have registered under CS Professional new syllabus 2022 will have to complete a pre-exam test before enrolling for the CS Main.
NEW DELHI: The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) new syllabus for CS Professional programme registration will be effective from August 1, 2023. First examination under ICSI new syllabus 2022 for professional programme students will be conducted in June 2024.
Students who have registered till July 31 will be assessed under the old syllabus -2017 and those registered on or after August 1 will be examined under new syllabus 2022. However, those students who have registered under the old syllabus 2017 will be able to apply for switchover. They will also be required to pay pretest fee again under syllabus 2022.
The activation of switchover will be done on November 21, the institute said. The last attempt for appearing under syllabus 2017 syllabus is December 2024, it said.
Students who have taken registration under CS Professional new syllabus 2022 will have to complete a pre-exam test before enrolling for the CS Main examinations, it said.
CS Professional new syllabus
The seven subjects split into two groups for the CS Professional programme under the new syllabus 2022 is given in the table below.
531 - Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) – Principles and Practice
535 - Strategic Management & Corporate Finance (Paper code)
532 - Drafting, Pleadings and Appearances
536 - Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency (Paper code)
533 – Compliance Management, Audit and Due Diligence
Elective 2 - Select one paper out of 5 elective papers
Elective 1 - Select one paper out of 4 elective papers
CS Professional: Elective papers
Elective paper group 1
Elective paper group 2
541- CSR and Social Governance
551 - Arbitration, Mediation and
542 - Internal and Forensic Audit
552 - Goods and Services Tax (GST) and
Corporate Tax Planning
543 - Intellectual Property Rights – Law and Practice
553 - Labour Laws and Practice
544 - Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Cyber Security – Laws & Practice
554 - Banking and Insurance – Laws and Practice
555 - Insolvency and Bankruptcy – Law and Practice
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