National Management College

COMPANY SECRETARIES (ACS)

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has been constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e., the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No.56 of 1980) to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries. The ICSI functions under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Corporate Affairs.The affairs of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) are managed by a Council consisting of fifteen elected members and five nominees of the Central Government. The Companies Act, 2013 confers a special status to Company Secretaries as the Key Managerial Personnel along with Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer,  Manager, whole-time director(s) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  

STAGE: I  FOUNDATION 
Eligibility : + 2 passed
Paper 1: Business Environment & Entrepreneurship 
Paper 2: Business Management, Ethics & Communication 
Paper 3: Business Economics 
Paper 4: Fundamentals of Accounting & Auditing
STAGE: II  EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME
Eligibility : Foundation passed / Any degree
MODULE - I
Paper 1: Company Law 
Paper 2: Cost & Management Accounting 
Paper 3: Economic & Commercial Laws 
Paper 4: Tax Laws & Practice - OMR based Exam
MODULE - II
Paper 5: Company Accounts & Auditing Practices 
Paper 6: Capital Markets & Securities Law 
Paper 7: Industrial, Labour & General Laws
STAGE: III  PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME
Eligibility : Executive passeed
MODULE - I
Paper 1: Advanced Company Law & Practice
Paper 2: Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management & Due Diligence 
Paper 3corporate Restructuring, Valuation & Insolvency 
MODULE – II
Paper 4: Information Technology & Systems Audit 
Paper 5: Financial, Treasury & Forex Management 
Paper 6: Ethics, Governance & Sustainability 
MODULE – III 
Paper 7: Advanced Tax Laws & Practice 
Paper 8: Drafting, Appearances & Pleadings 
Paper 9: Electives: Any One Out Of Below Five Subjects                               
I.Banking Law & Practice
II Capital, Commodity & Money Market
III.Insurance Law & Practice
IV.Intellectual Property Rights – Laws & Practice
V.International Business – Laws & Practices

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has been constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e., the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No.56 of 1980) to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries. The ICSI functions under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Corporate Affairs.The affairs of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) are managed by a Council consisting of fifteen elected members and five nominees of the Central Government. The Companies Act, 2013 confers a special status to Company Secretaries as the Key Managerial Personnel along with Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer,  Manager, whole-time director(s) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  

STAGE: I  FOUNDATION 

Eligibility :
+ 2 passed

Paper 1: Business Environment & Entrepreneurship 
Paper 2: Business Management, Ethics & Communication 
Paper 3: Business Economics 
Paper 4: Fundamentals of Accounting & Auditing

STAGE: II  EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME

Eligibility :
Foundation passed / Any degree

MODULE - I
Paper 1: Company Law 
Paper 2: Cost & Management Accounting 
Paper 3: Economic & Commercial Laws 
Paper 4: Tax Laws & Practice - OMR based Exam

MODULE - II
Paper 5: Company Accounts & Auditing Practices 
Paper 6: Capital Markets & Securities Law 
Paper 7: Industrial, Labour & General Laws

STAGE: III  PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME

Eligibility :
Executive passeed

MODULE - I
Paper 1: Advanced Company Law & Practice
Paper 2: Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management & Due Diligence 
Paper 3corporate Restructuring, Valuation & Insolvency 

MODULE – II
Paper 4: Information Technology & Systems Audit 
Paper 5: Financial, Treasury & Forex Management 
Paper 6: Ethics, Governance & Sustainability 

MODULE – III 
Paper 7: Advanced Tax Laws & Practice 
Paper 8: Drafting, Appearances & Pleadings 
Paper 9: Electives: Any One Out Of Below Five Subjects                               
I.Banking Law & Practice
II Capital, Commodity & Money Market
III.Insurance Law & Practice
IV.Intellectual Property Rights – Laws & Practice
V.International Business – Laws & Practices