ICSI CS Foundation 2020– ICSI has merged the June cycle exam in December Cycle. The new dates and admit card have been released. A notice has also released containing all details regarding the exam. 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 2020 from below.
– ICSI has released the result of CS Foundation 2020 December exam – check here.
– ICSI has released the notice regarding declaration of result of CS Foundation Programme Examination December 2020. Click here to check the details.
– ICSI Dec admit card 2020 has been released – Download here.
– ICSI has released the important instructions to examinees for Computer-Based Examination for CS Foundation Programme December 2020. Click here to check it.
– ICSI has released some important guidelines for Dec 2020 exam. Check here.
– ICSl Examinations for the June 2020 session which has been merged with the December 2020 Examinations. Check the notice below.
ICSI CS Foundation 2020
The Institute has stipulated 03 years period for the validity of admission in Foundation Programme. Candidates can check the cut-off dates for CS Foundation 2020-2021 from the table below. 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.
|New application form submission / Make any change in|
already submitted form
|26 Jul 2020|
|Last date to submit the form of new applicants without late fees||25 Sep 2020|
|Last date to submit the form of new applicants with late fees||09 Oct 2020|
|Last date of submitting corrections||20 Nov 2020|
|Subjects||Date of the exam||Timings of the exam|
|Paper-1 – Business Environment and Law|
Paper-2 – Business Management, Ethics and Entrepreneurship
|26 Dec 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
27 Dec 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
|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)|
15 Apr 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)|
15 Apr 2020
|Examination Enrollment application window reopens (for appearing in June 2020 Examination)||21-23 Apr 2020|
|Applying for Paper-wise Exemption on the basis of qualification for June 2020 Examination.|
|Applying for Registration De Novo / Extension of registration (for June 2020 Examination)|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in Anyone module in Dec 2020 Examination)||31 May 2020|
|Submission of request or change in exam centre/ medium/ module||17 – 30 Jun 2020|
|Carry forward the exam fee||20 – 30 Jun 2020|
|Declaration of Results of June 2020 Examination|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in All modules in June 2021 Examination)|
|Receipt of Examination EnrollmentApplication for appearing in Dec, 2020 Examination|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Foundation Programme (for appearing in June 2021 Examination)|
|Receipt of Examination Enrollment application for appearing in Dec 2020 Examination (with late fee)|
|Applying for Paper-wise Exemption on the basis of Qualification for Dec 2020 Examination.|
|Applying for Registration De Novo / Extension of registration (for Dec 2020 Examination)|
|Acceptance of Applications for Admission to Executive/ Professional Programme (for appearing in Anyone module in June 2021 Examination)|
Download Schedule: Click here to check the ICSI CS Foundation 2020 Schedule for December Exam
ICSI CS 2020 Important Announcement Concerning Examinations
Enrolment Guidelines for December 2020 Examination
Click here to download the Notice.
ICSl Examinations for the June 2020 session which has been merged with the December 2020 Examinations shall commence from December 21, 2020 as per the Examination Time-table which has been released separately.
Click here to download the Notice.
ICSI CS Foundation 2020 Fee Carry Forward Notice
Click here to download the above notice.
ICSI CS Foundation 2020 Request Submission Notice
ICSI CS Foundation 2020 Notice Regarding Relaxation for Pre-Examination Test and Orientation
Due to the situations prevalent in the country, ICSI has relaxed the cut-off date for complying with the requirements of Pre-Examination Test and One-day Orientation Programme for June 2020 session. The new cut-off date is August 31, 2020. Check the official notice below.
CS Foundation June 2020 Exam Time Table
Amid the spread of COVID-19 and the measures taken to curb it, ICSI has postponed the CS Foundation exams for June session. Check the revised schedule below.
Click here to download the revised timetable for CS Foundation June 2020.
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. Since there are 4 papers that constitute the Foundation programmes exams for June 2020, syllabus for all of them is detailed below.
Click Here to check and download the detailed syllabus of ICSI CS Foundation.
CS Foundation 2020 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 June 2020 Exam Centers
For June 2020, the CS Foundation exam is going to be conducted at 130 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 2020 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 2020 Result
The result for CS Foundation exam is declared online at ICSI’s website. To check the result, candidates need to enter roll number and 17-digit registration number. Along with the result, individual marks obtained in each subject and statement of marks are 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 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Aspirants who wish to apply for admission in the CS Foundation 2020 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 2020 Application Form
The candidates can fill the CS Foundation 2020 exam form online at the official website of ICSI. The application form for applying for ICSI CS Foundation 2020 exam is provided by online mode only. In the CS Foundation 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 2020 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 2020 Admit Card
ICSI issues the CS Foundation Admit Card 2020 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 of 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 2020 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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