The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has issued the admit card for ICSI CS Foundation 2018. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website of ICSI which is http://www.icsi.edu. The CS foundation examination is scheduled to be held on December 29, and 30, 2018.
To attain ICSI CS Foundation 2018 Admit Card, the candidates will have to visit the official website. On the homepage of the official website, click on the “Student” tab and then click on the “Student Announcements” link. On clicking this link, a login page will appear on the screen. The candidates will now have to log in by entering details such as Registration Number. Click on the “Submit” button and your Admit Card will appear on the screen. Finally, download and take a print out of it.
Candidates must keep in mind that they will not get their ICSI CS Foundation 2018 Admit Card via post which means that it will only be made available via online mode. Candidates will see a number of details mentioned on ICSI CS Foundation 2018 Admit Card which includes the name and address of the candidate, complete address of the test venue, date and timing of the examination.
Another noteworthy which candidates have to keep in mind is that they will have to carry the student identity card at the time of the examination along with the admit card and if a candidate does not have student identity card then they could carry either Aadhar Card / Driver’s License / Voter ID / Passport.
CS Foundation Programme is the very first stage of the 3 stages. There will be 4 papers comprising of 50 questions each. The 4 papers are namely Business Environment and Entrepreneurship; Business Economics; Business Management, Ethics, and Communication; Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing. For every correct answer, 02 marks will be awarded. CS Foundation Examination will be conducted in all those cities in India and abroad where the institute existing examinations are held. A candidate will be declared passed in Foundation Progamme Examination if he/she will score 40% marks in each subject and 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects.
After clearing Foundation Programme, candidates have to appear in the Executive Programme and then in the Professional programme. The Examination for CS Executive Programmes will be conducted from December 20 to December 29, 2018. The Examination for CS Professional will take place from December 20 to December 230, 2018.
ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India in order to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India. It functions under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. Foundation Programme is of the 8 months duration. It is only after qualifying the Foundation Programme, the candidates will be able to appear for the examination of Executive Programme and then in the examination of the Professional Programme.