CS Executive (CSEET) 2024: Application, Syllabus, and Exam Dates

Single-module registration for CS Executive 2024 (June) is anticipated to commence in January 2024. Successfully clearing this second level is imperative for aspiring Company Secretaries (CS). To progress to this stage, every candidate must first pass the CS Executive entrance examination. It’s worth noting that certain applicants, including those who have satisfactorily completed the CS Foundation program, are exempt from the entrance exam requirement. All prospective candidates are required to complete and submit their application forms before the stipulated deadline. In this comprehensive post, we will provide a thorough exploration of all aspects pertaining to CS Executive 2024.

Important Dates for CS Executive (CSEET) 2024

Here are the tentative dates for CS Executive 2024 in table format:

Main Events Tentative Dates (June) Tentative Dates (December)
Last date for CS executive registration (single mode) Last week of January 2024 Last week of May 2024
Availability of CS Executive exam form 2024 1st week of March 2024
Last date of application form submission without late fees Last week of March 2024 Last week of September 2024
Last date of application form submission with late fees 2nd week of April 2024 2nd week of October 2024
Final date to apply for paper-wise exemption based on qualification 2nd week of April 2024 2nd week of October 2024
Re-opening of the online window for filling exam form 3rd week of May 2024 4th week of May 2024
Availability of CS Executive admit cards Last week of May 2024 The first week of December 2024
CS Executive 2024 Examination Date 2nd week of August 2024 to 3rd week of August 2024 3rd week of December 2024
Declaration of the result Last week of August 2024 February 2023

Eligibility Criteria for CS Executive 2024

The eligibility criteria for appearing in the CS Executive 2024 entrance exam are as follows:

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Age Limit:

There is no upper age limit for CS executives. However, candidates must be at least 17 years old on the day of application.

Academic Qualification:
  • For provisional registration, candidates must have passed Class 10 or an equivalent examination.
  • To be eligible for the CSEET, candidates must have passed the Class 12 or an equivalent examination.
  • Graduates or postgraduates who wish to apply directly for CS Executive must successfully pass the CSEET entrance exam.

Applicants in the following categories are exempt from taking the CS Executive Entrance Test:

Category of Candidates Exemption Fee
Candidates who have passed the CS Foundation program Nil
Candidates who have passed the CA final exam by ICAI Rs. 5000/-
Aspirants who have cleared the CMA final exam by ICMAI Rs. 5000/-

CS Executive 2024 Application Form

The CS Executive 2024 entrance exam application process is exclusively available online. Qualified candidates who wish to apply can follow the steps outlined below to complete and submit the application form.

  1. Start by registering on the official website.
  2. Click on the “CSEET” registration button.
  3. Choose “Proceed to CSEET Registration” from the menu.
  4. Provide your basic information, including qualifications, title (Mr./Ms./Mrs.), name, gender, category, date of birth, nationality, mobile number, etc.
  5. Input your address details, including address, country, state/province, district, city, and postal code.
  6. An exclusive request ID will be generated, which you should keep for future reference.
  7. Payment information will appear on your screen. Click “Next.”
  8. Upload the following documents as scanned images:
    • A recent passport-sized photograph of the candidate (20 to 50 kb in size).
    • Candidate’s signature (10 to 20 kb in size).
    • Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate (10th-grade diploma).
    • Copy of your 10+2 exam admit card or hall ticket, or 10+2 pass certificate or mark sheet if applying for a fee reduction.
    • Identity document (e.g., Aadhar card, passport, voter ID, PAN card, driving license, or ration card).
  9. Please note that the accepted file formats for uploads are jpg, jpeg, png, gif, bmp, or pdf, with a maximum file size of 2 MB.
  10. Verify all information on the application form for accuracy before proceeding to pay the application fee.
  11. Finally, take a printout of the completed application form and note down the transaction ID for your records.

Application Fee

The table below displays the varying application fees for the CS Executive Entrance Test 2024 based on different candidate categories:

Categories Amount of Fees Concession
General categories Rs. 1000/- Not applicable
SC/ST candidates Rs. 500/- 50% of the total fees
Wards & Widows of Martyrs/Defense Service Personnel with Permanent Disability Nil 100% of the total fees
Physically handicapped Rs. 500/- 50% of the total fees
ICSI Staff or their wards or Spouse of ICSI Staff Rs. 250/- 75% of the total fees
Serving/Retired personnel of Defense services & paramilitary forces Rs. 500/- 50% of the total fees
Students from the North Eastern States, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, and Himachal Pradesh Rs. 500/- 50% of the total fees
ICLS Officers or Officers & Staff of MCA and affiliated offices such as (NCLT, SFIO, and CCI) Nil 100% of the total fees
Students from Union Territories – Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh Nil 50% of the total fees

CS Executive (CSEET) 2024 Admit Card Information:

  • The CSEET admit card will be accessible online through the official website.
  • Candidates can download the admit card by providing their basic registration details.
  • The admit card is a crucial document containing important information such as the exam date, time, and venue.
  • Only candidates with a valid admit card will be permitted to enter the examination hall.
  • In case of any discrepancies in the admit card, candidates should contact ICSI at 0120-3314111 or 0120-6204999.

ICSI CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) Pattern 2024:

  • Mode of examination: Online (Computer Based Test)
  • Type of questions: Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Number of questions: 120
  • Maximum Marks: 170
  • Duration of examination: 2 hours
  • Negative Marking: Not applicable

Allocation of marks/number of questions for ICSI CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) 2024:

Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Business Communication 35 (15 MCQs x 2 Marks each) + (20 MCQs x 1 Mark each) 50 Marks
Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning 35 (15 MCQs x 2 Marks each) + (20 MCQs x 1 Mark each) 50 Marks
Economic and Business Environment 35 (15 MCQs x 2 Marks each) + (20 MCQs x 1 Mark each) 50 Marks
Current Affairs 15 (5 MCQs x 2 Marks each) + (10 MCQs x 1 Mark each) 20 Marks
Total 120 MCQs 170 Marks
Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva Voce) Variable Number of Questions 30 Marks (Duration of Viva Voce will be 15 minutes)

ICSI CSEET Syllabus 2024 is as follows:

Business Communication:
  • The Basics of Good English (English Grammar and Usage, Expanding Vocabulary, Common English Mistakes, Proverbs, Idioms, and Phrases, One Word Substitution, etc.)
  • Communication
  • Business Correspondence (Letters, Reports, Encouraging Messages, the Concept of the Web, Emails, Key Elements of Emails)
  • Common Business Terminologies, etc.
Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning:
  • Legal Aptitude (Indian Constitution, Elements of General Laws – Indian Contract Act and Law of Torts, Elements of Company Secretaries Legislation, Legal Reasoning)
  • Logical Reasoning (Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, and Logical Reasoning)
Economic and Business Environment:
  • Fundamentals of Supply and Demand
  • Types of Market Competition
  • National Income Accounting and Related Concepts
  • Indian Union Budget
  • Indian Financial Markets
  • Indian Economy
  • Entrepreneurship Scenario
  • Business Environment
  • Key Government Institutions, etc.
Current Affairs:
  • International Organizations (ASEAN, BRICS, SAARC, G-20, BIMSTEC, etc.), as well as organizations like RBI, NABARD, CCI, IBBI, IMF, OECD, ADB, World Bank, etc.
  • Conferences and Summits
  • State of the Stock Markets
  • Current Events involving the CS Institute/Profession and Regulatory Organizations
  • Recent Significant Rulings by the Supreme Court of India, the High Courts of India, and Tribunals
  • Latest Advancements in Science and Technology, Information Technology, Computers, and Space Science
  • Committees and Appointments
  • Art and Culture
  • Awards and Honors
  • Authors and Their Works, etc.

ICSI CSEET 2024 Result:

  • The results for the CS Executive 2024 exam will be available on the ICSI website.
  • To check the results, candidates need to enter their roll numbers and other required details on the official website.
  • Candidates’ final scores will be calculated by combining their marks from the two tests, Computer-Based Test (CBT) and Viva-Voce, each carrying 200 points.
  • In order to pass, candidates must score a minimum of 40% on each paper and at least 50% overall.


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