ICSI CS Foundation 2019 – The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) holds CS Foundation examination in the month of June and December. The CS Foundation June 2019 exam has been held and dates for December exam are available now. Candidates who appeared for CS June exam on June 8 and 9 can check their result from the link below, after 11:00 pm on July 25, 2019. Those who wish to check dates for CS Foundation Dec 209 exam may check the table below. CS Foundation is the basic step to become Company Secretary. The exam are held in CBT mode for 12th pass students. Know more details on CS Foundation 2019 from below.
ICSI CS Foundation 2019
The complete schedule for CS Foundation June and December exam is given below:
Cut-Off Dates for the year 2019-20
|Particulars of Cut-off Dates||Scheduled Cut-off Date|
|Declaration of Results of December 2018 Examination||25 Feb 2019|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive / Professional Programmes (for appearing in All modules in Dec 2019 Examination)||28 Feb 2019|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Foundation Programme (for appearing in Dec 2019 Examination)||31 Mar 2019|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in Anyone module in June 2020 Examination)||31 May 2019|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in All modules in June 2020 Examination )||31 Aug 2019|
|Receipt of examination enrollment application for appearing in Dec 2019 Examination||25 Sep 2019|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Foundation Programme (for appearing in June 2020 Examination)||30 Sep 2019|
|Receipt of Examination Enrollment application for appearing in Dec 2019 Examination (with late fee)||10 Oct 2019|
|Applying for Paper-wise Exemption on the basis of Qualification for Dec 2019 Examination.||10 Oct 2019|
|Applying for Registration De Novo / Extension of registration (for Dec 2019 Examination)||10 Oct 2019|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme ( for appearing in Anyone module in June 2020 Examination)||30 Nov 2019|
CS Foundation June 2019 Dates
|ICSI CS Foundation 2019||June 2019 Dates|
|Receipt of Examination Enrollment application (for appearing in June 2019 Examination)||25 Mar 2019|
|Receipt of Enrollment application for appearing in June 2019 Examination (with late fee)||09 Apr 2019|
|Applying for Paper-wise Exemption on the basis of qualification for June 2019 Examination.||09 Apr 2019|
|Applying for Registration De Novo / Extension of registration ( for June 2019 Examination)||09 Apr 2019|
|Candidates can download admit card from||24 May 2019|
|Exam Date||08-09 Jun 2019|
|Declaration of Results of June 2019 Examination||25 Aug 2019|
List of Test Centers for CS Foundation Dec 2019 Exam
Notice for CS Foundation Dec 2019 New Test Centers
The ICSI is going to conduct the CS Foundation December 2019 exam on 28-29 Dec 2019. The Institute has added Port Blair (Andaman & Nicobar).
ICSI Foundation December 2019 Timetable
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is conducting CS Foundation Dec 2019 exam in multiple shifts. Candidates can check the timetable for Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, and Paper 4 from the image below.
ICSI Foundation June 2019 Timetable
As per the notification released, ICSI is conducting CS Foundation June 2019 exam in multiple shifts. The candidates can check the timetable for Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, and Paper 4 from the iamge 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 Test Centers
The candidates can check the expected list of test centers for CS Foundation June 2019 examination from below. The CS Foundation is also conducted at one overseas test center, which is at Dubai.
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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 2019 Syllabus for June 2019 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 2019 Admit Card
The ICSI issues the CS Foundation Admit Card 2019 to the candidates who submit the Exam Enrollment Form before the last date, The admit card is generally issued to the candidates 15 days before the commencement of the test date. The candidates will be able to 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.
CS Foundation 2019 Result
The result for CS Foundation exam conducted in the month of June 2019 is going to be announced on August 25, 2019. The candidates will be able to check their result by online mode only. To check the result, the candidates need to log in by entering their Roll Number and 17-digit Registration number. The result will consist of the marks obtained in each subject. Along with the result, ICSI also publishes the list of top 3 rank holders of the CS examination.
CS Foundation 2019 Passing / Cut Off Marks
A candidate shall be declared to have passed in the Foundation Programme examination if he/she obtains at one sitting a minimum of forty percent (40%) marks in each subject and fifty percent (50%) marks in the aggregate of all subjects.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Ques. How to answer a question in Computer Based Examination?
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.
Candidate should report at least one hour before the scheduled time of start of the examination.
Ques. Is there any negative marking for the wrong answer?
Ans. No. There is no negative marking for the wrong answer.
Ques. Can a candidate skip any question and return to the same later on?
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.
Ques. Can a candidate review his/her answer?
Ans. A candidate has the option to “bookmark” any question to review at a later stage before clicking the “Finish” button.
Ques. Can a candidate change his/her answer to any question?
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.
Official Website: www.icsi.edu
For more details, candidates can check the last session’s official notification from here