ICSI CS Foundation 2019 – ICSI has declared the result for CS Foundation Dec 2019 exam online at icsi.examresults.net. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) conducts the exam twice a year, first in the month of December and then in the month of June. CS Foundation is the first basic step to become company secretary (CS). Check more information on CS Foundation 2019 from below.
Latest: CS Foundation Dec 2019 result has been declared. Check here.
ICSI CS Foundation 2019
The Institute has stipulated 03 years period for the validity for admission in Foundation Programme. Candidates can check the cut off dates for CS Foundation 2020-2021 from the table below.
|Particulars of Cut-off Dates||Scheduled Cut-off Date|
|Declaration of results of Dec 2019 exam||25. Feb 2020|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive / Professional Programmes (for appearing in all modules in Dec 2020 Examination)||29 Feb 2020|
|Receipt of Examination Enrollment application (for appearing in June 2020 Examination)||25 Mar 2020|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Foundation Programme (for appearing in Dec 2020 Examination)||31 Mar 2020|
|Receipt of Enrollment application for appearing in June,2020 Examination (with late fee)||09 Apr 2020|
|Applying for Paper-wise Exemption on the basis of qualification for June 2020 Examination.||09 Apr 2020|
|Applying for Registration De Novo / Extension of registration (for June 2020 Examination)||09 Apr 2020|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in Anyone module in Dec 2020 Examination)||31 May 2020|
|Declaration of Results of June 2020 Examination||25 Aug 2020|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in All modules in June 2021 Examination)||31 Aug 2020|
|Receipt of Examination EnrollmentApplication for appearing in Dec, 2020 Examination||25 Sep 2020|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Foundation Programme (for appearing in June 2021 Examination)||30 Sep 2020|
|Receipt of Examination Enrollment application for appearing in Dec 2020 Examination (with late fee)||10 Oct 2020|
|Applying for Paper-wise Exemption on the basis of Qualification for Dec 2020 Examination.||10 Oct 2020|
|Applying for Registration De Novo / Extension of registration (for Dec 2020 Examination)||10 Oct 2020|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in Anyone module in June 2021 Examination)||30 Nov 2020|
CS Foundation 2019 Result
The result for CS Foundation exam has been declared online at ICSI website. To check the result, candidates require to enter roll number and 17-digit registration number. Along with the result, individual marks obtained in each subject and statement of marks is also released. It is to be noted that the statement of marks for CS Foundation programme is not sent to the candidates via post.
CS Foundation 2019 Passing / Cut Off Marks
To be declared as qualified for the CS Foundation programme, the candidates need to obtain a minimum passing marks as provided below.
- 40% marks in each subject.
- 50% marks in aggregate of all subjects.
CS Foundation June 2020 Exam Time Table
There are four (04) batches in which the exam is conducted. Batch 1 is from 09:30 AM – 11:00 AM, Batch II from 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM, Batch III from 02:30 PM – 04:00 PM, and Batch IV is from 05:00 PM – 06:30 PM. Candidates can below the exam schedule for CS Foundation Jun 2020 from the table below.
|Subjects||Date of the exam||Timings of the exam|
|Paper-1 – Business Environment and Law|
Paper-2 – Business Management, Ethics and Entrepreneurship
|06 Jun 2020||09:30 AM – 11:00 AM|
12:00 PM – 01:30 PM
02:30 PM – 04:00 PM
05:00 PM – 06:30 PM
|Paper-3 – Business Economics|
Paper-4 – Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing
|07 Jun 2020||09:30 AM – 11:00 AM|
12:00 PM – 01:30 PM
02:30 PM – 04:00 PM
05:00 PM – 06:30 PM
CS Foundation 2019 Exam Pattern
CS Foundation is a Computer-based test which consist of MCQ type questions. The total duration of the exam is 01 hour and 30 minutes. The test is divided into four papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2 is conducted on the same day and consist of 100 MCQ type in all, likewise, Paper 3 and 4 will consist of 100 MCQ type questions. The questions in the CS Foundation exam is in English as well as in Hindi (Except Business Communication subject).
CS Foundation Syllabus for June Exam
ICSI has published the new syllabus for CS Foundation course. The candidates must prepare for the exam as per the syllabus only.
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CS Foundation Exam Centers
For June 2020, the CS Foundation exam is going to be conducted at 44 test cities. Apart from these, the computer-based test for CS Foundation exam is conducted in eight cities. Check the complete list of test centers below.
Notice for CS Foundation June 2020 New Test Centers
ICSI has added three (03) new test centers in Ballary, Mathura, and Tirunelveli. Check the notice below.
CS Foundation 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Aspirants who wish to apply for admission in the CS Foundation 2019 course must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. The candidates can check the eligibility criteria for CS Foundation course from below.
- Should have passed class XII or equivalent examination from a recognized board/university.
- ICSI has not provided any minimum percentage of marks to be secured at Senior Secondary level to register for CS Foundation Examination.
- Class 10+2 pass students are eligible to pursue ICSI CS Foundation programme.
Exemption from Appearing for CS Foundation Programme
The candidates who fulfill the below-given eligibility criteria will be exempted from appearing for CS Foundation exam and can directly register for the Executive Programme stage of CS Course.
- Candidates who possess a Graduation or Post graduation degree in any discipline (excluding fine arts) are exempted from appearing for CS Foundation exam.
- Candidates who have passed in the Foundation examination of the ICSI, Foundation Programme of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India or the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) or of any other accountancy institution in India or abroad recognised as equivalent thereto by the Council of the Institute are also exempted.
CS Foundation 2019 Application Form
The candidates can fill the CS Foundation 2019 exam form online at the official website of ICSI. The application form for applying for ICSI CS Foundation June 2019 exam is provided by online mode only. In the CS Foundation June 2019 Application Form, the candidates need to log in using their User Id (Student Registration Number), Password (created by them for the SMASH Portal). The application form for CS course is basically the exam enrollment form for CS Foundation June 2019 exam. In the form, the aspirants need to fill in details such as Country, State, Center, Medium & Combination of Modules, etc.
Application Fee for CS Foundation – To submit the form, the aspirants need to pay an amount of Rs. 1200/-. ICSI also provides concession in the examination fee to the Physically handicapped candidates of the general category. There is a 25% concession of fee applicable to the the PWD General category candidates.
Mode of Payment – The application fee is payable by Debit/Credit Cards /Net Banking /Canara Bank Challan facility.
CS Foundation 2019 Admit Card
The ICSI has issued CS Foundation Admit Card 2019 to the candidates who submit the Exam Enrollment Form before the last date. Candidates can download their CS Foundation Admit Card by online mode. No hard copy off the admit card is sent to the candidates by post / courier. To download the Admit Card, the candidates need to log in by entering their Registration Number. On the day of the test, the candidates need to carry their Student Identity Card which is to be duly attested by the competent authority.
ICSI Selection Process
A candidate who is interested to make his or her career as a successful company secretary needs to appear and qualify for each of the 3 stages, namely foundation, executive and professional. Note that, a candidate cannot pursue other levels, till the time he/she clears the initial ones.
Official Website: www.icsi.edu
For more details, candidates can check the last session’s official notification from here.
CS Foundation 2019 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The Questions may be answered in any order within the stipulated examination time. Each question shall be followed by four alternative answers marked as A, B, C and D. In order to answer a question a candidate would “click” the option/answer, which he/she thinks, as the most appropriate/correct. The option so clicked will be highlighted, automatically saved and treated as “answer” given by the candidate
Ans : No. There is no negative marking for the wrong answer.
Ans : A candidate can answer the question in any order he/she likes to attempt. In case a candidate does not wish to answer any question, he/she should not “click” answer to that question and instead “click” next question.
Ans : A candidate has the option to “bookmark” any question to review at a later stage before clicking the “Finish” button.
Ans : Yes, A candidate can make changes in his/her answer(s) already chosen, by simply clicking the other alternate answer of his/her choice at any time before the conclusion of examination or before clicking “Finish” button.
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