CS Course Details – Fee, Eligibility, Duration, Job & Salary


Check out the concept of  CS Course Details- Fee, Eligibility, Duration, Job & Salary. Here we have provided the complete information about CS Course Fees, Eligibility for CS course, CS Job Opportunities and Salary of CS Course. 

A company secretary is a senior position in a private sector company or public sector organization. As CS can be Classified as three Categories for Certification on  CS Foundation, CS Executive, and CS Professional Programme.

To Chose the profession in Company Secretary you should complete these 3 stages.  There will be regular examinations which are conducted by the Specified institutes all over India. Then you can be awarded the certification in CS Course

CS Full Form is  company secretary

ICSI Full Form is  Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Also, Read the following concepts for more information on course details.

 About ICSI

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a statutory professional body in India with the objective of promoting, regulating and developing the profession of Company Secretaries in India.  In 1960 the Company Law Board started a course in Company Secretaryship leading to the award of Government Diploma in Company Secretaryship. As the increment of students in course Company Secretaryship courses grew, the Government promoted on 4th October 1968 Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

CS Course Details

 Course  CS
Full formCompany Secretary
  • Foundation Programme (10+2 pass or equivalent)
  • Executive Programme (Graduation)
  • Professional Programme (Executive Programme)
  • Foundation Programme (8 Months)
  • Executive Programme (9 months)
  • Professional Programme (10Months)
Fee Offered for CS
  • Foundation Programme= Rs. 3,600
  • Executive Programme=   RS. 7000
  • Professional Programme= Rs. 12000
Course TypeCertification
Starting salary Rs 3 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs per annum
Advance Courses
Similar CourseCA, CMA
Employment opportunitiesAssistance to the Board of Directors, Legal Advisor,  Corporate Policymaker,   Principal Secretary


Image result for company secretary pics

Certification procedure for CS Course

The Three categories Courses have the examination will be Conducted ICSI Council and the application form will be available through out the year online by ICSI Web site. The Application form fee is Rs 200/- through cash payment. The students will have to enroll themselves with the ICSI for the information on the entrance exam etc..,

NOTE: The Exam for the Foundation course is held in the months of December and June every year. The candidates have to register with the ICSI before 9 months earlier to the exam. The Foundation examination should be qualified within the time limit of 3 years from the period of admission.

CS Course Eligibility

Foundation Programme:

The Eligibility for the CS Foundation Program is one that should Be Cleared in (10 +2) or Equivalent.

Last date for submission of application for appearing in the CS Foundation Program examination

  • 31 st March Appearing December in the same year. (with late fee of Rs. 250/- until 9th April)
  • 30th September for the June next year (with late fee of Rs. 250/- Until 10th October)

Executive Programme:

The Eligibility for CS Executive can be pursued only after clearing the Foundation Program or any Graduation with any Background of Specialization. The Candidate Should not under the Age of 17.

The Important Dates for the CS Executive Exams

  • 28th February for appearing in both modules in December Exams in the same year
  • 31st May for appearing in single module in December Examination in the same year
  • 31st August  for appearing in both modules in June Exam in the next year
  • 30th November for appearing in a single module in June Examination in the next year.

Professional Programme:

The Eligibility for CS Professional Programme can be pursued only after clearing the Executive Programme of CS Course. The examination is conducted twice a year in June and December.

Last date for submission of application for appearing in the  CS Professional Programme examination

  • 25th March (with late fee of Rs. 250/- until 9th April)
  • 25th September (with late fee of Rs. 250/- Until 10th October)

CS Course Fee Structure

The CS Course Fee Structure as given below.

Foundation Programme:

  • The Admission Fee is Rs. 1200
  • The Tuition Fee is Rs. 2400
  • The Total Fees for CS Foundation Programme is  Rs.3600

Executive Programme:

  • The Registration Fee is Rs. 1500
  • The Foundation Examination Exemption Fee is Rs. 500
  • The Tuition Fee is Rs. 5000
  • The Total Fees for CS Executive Programme is  RS. 7000

Professional Programme:

  • The Registration  Fee is  Rs. 1500
  • The Exemption from Foundation Examination Fee = Rs. 500
  • The Exemption from the Executive Programme Examination Fee is Rs. 500
  • The Tuition Fee is Rs. 9500
  • The Total Fees for CS Professional Programme is 12000

The Examination Form Fee is listed below

  • Foundation Programme is Rs. 875
  • Executive Programme Per Module is Rs. 900
  •  Professional Programme Per Module is Rs. 750

CS Course Duration

Foundation Programme: The Course Duration of the CS Foundation Programme is 8 Months.

The Course Completion should be passed within the time limit of 3 years from the period of admission.

Executive Programme: The Course Duration of the CS Executive Programme is 9 months.

Professional Programme: The Course Duration of CS Professional Programme is 10 months.

For more information on Cs Course Eligibility and Qualification Click Here CS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Syllabus of Concepts in CS Course

The following Links are the Syllabus for CS Foundation and CS Executive Course which is followed in examinations.

The Job Opportunities For CS Course

  • Foreign Collaborations and Joint Ventures
  • Legal, Secretarial and Corporate Governance
  • Project Planning
  • Capital Market and Investor Relations
  • Corporate Advisory Services
  • Corporate Restructuring

CS Course Certificate Holder Can Become

  • Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Bank and building societies
  • Employer’s cooperatives
  • Housing Associations
  • Insurance companies
  • Investment sectors
  • Trade bodies

Earnings of the CS Certificate holder

A Fresher can earn per month starting salary can be anywhere between Rs. 28,000 and Rs. 40,000. As Experience increases the income also increases depending on his skills and talent.

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  1. Pallavi says

    Sir/madam.. i want to know that what is the annual fees of foundation course form ICSI..??

  2. Akash says

    Sir it is a digree course and diploma course

    Sir kya hum do digree course ek saath kar sakte h
    jaise b.com or cs ek saath kar sakte h

  3. K Yeshwanth says

    Sir I have completed my degree in the year 2012 and applied for cs in the year 2010…can I apply for exam now and…will I get job because I hav not worked anywhere after my studies….I was into own business all this years

  4. Ankita says

    respected sir/mam…right now m persuing MBA…i also wants to do CS course side by side…is it possible?

  5. aditi soni says

    sir/mam we have give entrance exam for cs course?

  6. mohan says

    Sir I have finished on b.com(ca) course so me can apply? And. What’s foundation program it valuble course?

  7. Lalitha Venkataraman says

    Is there any age limit for this course?? I am 52..!! And a Bcom graduate..am I eligible for ?

  8. Prathiksha Jerupothula says

    Respected sir/mam…..I have completed my inter rite now…..n I want to do cs….but is it necessary of a degree….can I continue with inter itself.

  9. Saumya says

    Sir mai b.com 3rd year me hu but mai hindi medium se hu kya mai CS kr skti hu???

  10. Angela Johnson says

    Should i do the cs course if I’m weak in accounts

  11. vikas pal says

    is there any age limit for this cours && i am 52…..!! and a become gradute…am i eligible for?

  12. Atul says

    Sir I am from arts stream .
    May I do CS
    Maths is compulsory in it .
    Pls tell me

  13. Nandkishor panghate says

    Respected sir or mam
    I did completed my graduation in commerce. I get 50 percentage in graduation so plz asked me I am eligible for company secretary course .

  14. keerthi pk says

    respected sir … nw m dng mba …i also wants to do CS course side by side…is it possible?

  15. Amajad says

    Nice Information…
    Can you send mi full information about CS course on Mail ID??

  16. Narveer Pal says

    Sir I have done b.sc.(PCM) and I persuing MBA .am I eligible for cs

  17. Karishma Yelne says

    Sir, I am from science stream
    May I do CS

  18. Arjun Kumar HR says

    Sir, I have completed Mcom in 2017 , Am i eligible for taking executive course directly ?

  19. [email protected] says

    Iam a B.com Complated TIam cExcuties

  20. Venkatesh Marella says

    Sir I have completed my 10+2.now I hope to become cs.can u guide me plzz

  21. Ananya sinha says

    l have done 12th in 2017 so , may I do cs

  22. Shalini says

    Dear sir/mam
    Am in 12th should I prepare for CS… Please suggest me..

  23. Amrapali ashok kuwar says

    dear sir/mam
    am in b.com complete. should i prepare for cs….. please suggest me…

  24. kundana says

    I have completed CA ipcc in nov2017 and simultaneously doing B.com
    May I pursue CS Executive couse

  25. kundana says

    I have completed CA ipcc in nov2017 and simultaneously doing B.com
    May I pursue CS Executive program

  26. Abhishek Dwivedi says

    plzz keep informing me.

    i will be thank ful 2 u.

  27. G.K says

    Is it necessary to take up training while pursuing CS?

  28. Harshita says

    Dear, sir/mam
    I wanted to know about the fee structure per module.

  29. Talpada kajal says

    c.s executive program plz..keep informing me ….bcz I am b.com students for last year…

  30. gousiyabegum says

    dear sir now im completed the mcom cource can i do this cs
    and how can do this cource plz detail me this cs cource

  31. Prakash Prajapati says

    I m Prakash Prajapati from Anand and I m B.com Graduate from S.P.University anand Vvn from 2008. So now I can do CS Course ? Pls reply me soon 09913332373. Thank You

  32. Prince Oberoi says

    I want to know about the subjects deeply

  33. Pavan sharma says

    I,m Pavan sharma And I m M.COM course completed in 2018. sir kya me Job ke sath sath CS course kar sakta hu .
    please course Details sand me .

  34. kajal prajapati says

    i have complete b.com…may i do CS please suggest and provide me all details & suggest institute

  35. Sainsringdao Kemprai says

    For example i’m giving the foundation exam after 10+2, then after completing any graduation i have to give back the foundation exam again or i can directly give the Executive exam?

  36. joseph joseph says

    i am a law graduate and would like to do CS course.Is there any upper age limit to enroll for the course?where i can attend the course?is it possible to do online course?

  37. Omkar Birnale says

    Sar, Kya cs ke liye computer training leni padati hai kya jald sain jald reply dijiye

  38. Mobin says

    I completed 10th and 12th should I join on cs

  39. Sarabjit says

    Sir i have finished my 12 th result will be out this month so i can apply for CS.

  40. Savita says

    Sir mai self study karna chahati hu to muje tuition class nahi chahihe to kya mai cs foundation ka exams lik sakti hu next year me pls batayiye muje

  41. manashi says

    i have done my MBA(finance) . under what programme i am falling.

  42. ishita says

    I m 33 yrs old can I do CS ??

  43. Himanshu Kuma says

    I have completed 12th in 53% can I apply for
    Cs course

  44. kanchan says

    i have done m.com can i do cs without choaching

  45. Padmaja patil says

    Respected sir/madam i completed my puc how to join this company secretary course ? Can you suggest me please

  46. Manvi says

    Sir isme total expense kitne ayenge please btao sir mera aim h cs krna bt expenses ki wajah se nhi kr PA rhi Hu sir please ap mujhe suggests kro kaun sa course kru C’s m

  47. PANKAJ says


  48. Anwi says

    After completion of cs foundation exam, what will be the job opportunity?

  49. Aswin says

    Presently I am working as banker now I want to pursue Cs and I have completed MBA can I eligible for professional course of cs

  50. Md Iqbal Akhtar Nassim says

    Respected sir/madam i have completed my 12th ,i have got 63.2 percentage am I eligible for cs course

  51. Nishkarsh says

    Respected sir/madam.
    Which institute or college does conduct this exam?

  52. Nischith ML says

    Sir / mam this cs is degree or diploma course

  53. suraj ghansela says

    sir i want this course but my percentage 47.3% sir can i apply ?

  54. Sharan Teja says

    Sir/Madam I have completed (10+2)Bipc can I do this course.(CS) please help me sir/Madam 7989819707/9392343363 please….

  55. Syed Quadri says

    Sir I have completed my degree in the year 2011 and applied for cs in the year 2011…can I apply for exam now and…

  56. Anurag says

    Sir.i m a student of maths from cbse board ..kya m cs kr skta hu ..plz btaiye

  57. Kanika says

    Tell me college , institute for cs in Delhi

  58. Kanika says

    College insfor cs in delhi

  59. kritika verma says

    i want to know that is do i have to go to any institute or college for preparing or only private coaching is the option????

  60. Umair says

    I’m interested this course

  61. Vinodkumar r says

    I am Bcom Graduate and working in a company can do CS by working

  62. Rittika das says

    Sir Mai bcom 2nd year me cs kr skti hu

  63. Samiksha sharma says

    Sir ,is it necessary to pass cs foundation course if you have done your post graduation Mba or i can directly apply for executive program and what is the scope for an cs executive certificate holder.and is it compulsory to complete professional certification

  64. Sneha Modanwal says

    Dear ones… Aapko jo bhi suggestions chaiye uh can ask to me directly! Yeah uh can do cs course by doing MBA, bcom… But if uh have completed your graduation uh don’t have to clear foundation. Then you can directly apply for the executive program… I hope this advice is helpfull to you all… Any queries uh can ask me…

    Thanks! 😊

  65. sonu kundu says

    sir ,can i do this by side means distance education.

  66. pinky varma says

    Hello sir, i have completed my 12th and now i want to do cs course so is it possible to do only cs or else i have to do my graduation with cs as well??

  67. Nandini jagarwal says

    Respected sir, and mam i want to do cs after the graduation. Is this true or possible there is no need to give the exam of foundation for the cs.van i directly try for the executive exam. . Plz tell me sir .. bcoz in my freind and family circles lack of information and advice also proper guidence

  68. shambh songara says

    sir form registration date samj me nhi ayi

  69. Syed MD. Sahil says

    Main ek Arts. group ka student hu,
    Kiya main CS ke liya par Sakti hui?

  70. Aman Kumar says

    C.s.course practical hai ya theoretical

  71. Vinod says

    Dear sir. Me cs Katana chahta hu iske bare me much detai de or me ye course kese Karu is bare me mine guidelines kare. Sir kese cs Karu isme Mike selef study karni h ya isme class Leni padegi . AAP batao pls sir

  72. Juhi kakde says

    Hlo sir……I want to ask that can I to CS with graduation in MBA b.Com??????

  73. Juhi kakde says

    Mujhe CS ke sath law krna h to KY ye ho skta hai???

  74. Meenakshi S says

    Hi sir,

    I want to know about if there is any time duration for completing the Executive program exam…could you give the proper guidance…..

  75. sanjana says

    sir iam a bipc student.can i opt for this course.

  76. Nalani says

    Mera m.com hua hai abhi mai housewife hu kya main ghar bhaite hi iss course ko kar Sakti hu

  77. Himanshu says

    Respect ed sir, cs is a govt. Course or private course, please reply me

  78. Hemalatha says

    M.com(c s) student can apply for ICSI course

  79. nongmaithem dijendra singh says

    sir/mem i had complited b.com i have critically financial drop so i m the only one for back up is there any possibility for online study for dz course.

  80. Gvg mani says

    Hello sir,
    Shall I get entire details about cs course in my mail I’d [email protected]

  81. Anjali C R says

    Hi, I am an MBA FINANCE holder… I would like to do cs course… do I have any exception for foundation and executive programme…. please provide further details regarding the course

  82. Tanmay das says

    Iskae liye kitna percent chahiye for admission

  83. Smitha Prakash says

    I have completed my m.com through open university system(correspondence), but could not go through my b.com exams due to some reasons,
    What I want to know is am I eligible to take up CS course executive directly

  84. Dhruvi says

    Can do CS with sybcom fail

  85. Kumar Abhishek says

    Sir, can I register in CS Foundation without enrolling for tution fee ???

  86. Imran Pasha says

    Sir/mam, can i do Executive Program after completion of B.Com computers without Going to Foundation Program. Plzz tell me about this.

  87. Reshmi says

    Can a person who didnt completed degree can do CS

  88. ejas says

    Is Cs course is a degree can I do this course with my btech studying

  89. Sushanti Rai says

    Sir /Mam.. I wanted to know that Can CS course be pursued only through online education??? Does this has a regular education institute?? And What should be the aggregate percentage to get the admission?

  90. Nitin tiwari says

    a person who didnt degree can do cs

  91. Roby Joseph says

    CS course can be pursued in Distance. Graduates can pursue the CS course from the Executive Level. qualification basis exemption is provided only for CMA & LLB. For further details please visit http://www.icsi.edu



  93. Mohini jaware says

    Admission ke liye kitne percentage chahiye

  94. Virendra modi says

    Sir ,kya mujhse foundation course CS ki full information mere gmail per the digega sir.

  95. Virendra modi says

    Sir, main CS ki full information Janna chahta

  96. yashaswini.m says

    very nice

  97. Priya says

    can i know CS+ banking can i do this both study

  98. ISHU JAIN says


  99. Jyoti Prajapati says

    sir /mam this course is online or offline
    i mean for this certification we join any institute or study from online .

  100. Paras Boradia says

    My cousin, unfortunately failed in sem 6 in one subject…so can she enroll for CS executive examination in December 2019…?!
    As she will be attempt for sem 6’th exam in October 2019.
    Kindly confirm what can she do…?!

  101. Jai deep says

    Sir i have completed my first year in bcom cs, so whats the difference between doing these 3 courses and a degree of bcom cs pls explain and can i do these courses or not

  102. Dilip kumar says

    Could you please inform me that, is there any ICSI in baglore South

  103. Shivam says

    I need a job badly please

  104. vipul mistry says

    good informative article. thanks for your genuine efforts

  105. Shelley Dsouza says

    Can I do CS aftr my degree

  106. Sakshi Patil says

    I want to do cs cours and what is exact fees for this . I’m a Bcom graduate student . There CS classes are available in Belgaum ?

  107. Sakshi Patil says

    I want to do cs cours and what is exact fees for this . I’m a Bcom graduate student . Could u inform m that is there any ICSI classes are available in Belgaum ?

  108. Abhay says

    Is there any entrance exam for foundation course?

  109. Rupesh kumar jha says

    Sir or mam can u tell me one thing..can i join the articleship after graduation and with executive exam??

  110. simran khan says

    hello sir m ballb 2 yr m hu i wanna ask u ki foundation agr clear ho jaye during graduation then uske bd hi executive k liye apply kr skte h ki we have to wait for to complete the graduation

  111. anju says

    Respected sir, i am completed my graduation then i am pursuing M. com from IGNOU. I want to do CS course can u tell me fees and duration time course and CS related information?

  112. Amit Limbachiya says

    Sir or mem i registered for cs course in 2014 .bt i can’t any exam because of my personal problem. Now i want to rejoin this course. So plz tell me what abt process

  113. Dipti says

    I want to do the CS course.I am a 2011 btech graduate and now a housewife..Am I eligible for this course ?can you please send me the details .

  114. Vijay says

    Respected sir
    I have done my graduation in b.com in 2010. I willing to study cs as i was interested in cs. Currently i m running a business and not studied from 9 years so can i pursue in cs now. What will b the criteria.
    Pls suggest as soon as possible.
    Thanks in advance

  115. Mujahid Husain says

    Respected sir, i am completed my post graduation . I want to do CS course can u tell me fees and duration time course and CS related information?

  116. Radhe says

    Sir/mam is this course is of Bachelor degree..??

  117. Pavithra says

    Sir I have backup in degree but I am interested to do cs is it possible because cs is my dream sir…

  118. Kinshuk Bali says

    Will I be eligible for CS Executive after clearing CA foundation?

  119. Mohd shamim says

    Sir Maine cs executive main registration krwa rkha hai. Lkin main abhi Tak koi cs exam nhi diya hai. Main ab cs ke sub exam Hindi medium main krna Chahta hu. Kya Main cs Hindi medium main kr skta hu. Plz reply dijiyea.

  120. Krupa says

    Can I do cs if I am weak in accounting

  121. Shallu says

    Sir hume cs krne ke liya kis subject me better hona chahiye account ya fir koi Orr subject

  122. Drishti says

    Is there any government institute which provides coaching for cs????

  123. Shubra says

    When should I join class for CS foundation after my 12th exam ?

  124. Abhishek says

    What is the actual free for executive programme from ICSI.

  125. naga bhaskar says

    Good Evening Exam Updates,

    My name is bhaskar and i want to join cs course i.e, company secretary course. Actually i dont know the details untill i see your blog but now i want suggestion form you i.e, which is the best cs course college in hyderabad. Most of the people says isfs college is the best is it right can you suggest these college.

    Thank you,
    M.Naga Bhaskar

  126. khanna says

    Good Evening Exam Updates,

    My name is bhaskar and i want to join cs course i.e, company secretary course. Actually i dont know the details untill i see your blog but now i want suggestion form you i.e, which is the best cs course college in hyderabad. Most of the people says isfs college is the best is it right can you suggest these college.

    Thank you,
    M.Naga Bhaskar

  127. Malay Pattnaik says

    Is there any exemption for both MBA (Fin) and M.COM degree holders

  128. Anju santhosh says

    Sir..can a student persue C.S course along with a professional course

  129. Aakanksha says

    Hello !
    Sir/Madam , i just wanted to know how to enroll for CS course after B.COM graduation.
    Pls help me with it.

  130. Prasad says

    I was completed my graduation,which stage I am eligible

  131. Sejal says

    I had registered for executive program in Feb 2019 & haven’t appeared the exam. when can i appear next this year & how to check for any changes in the course books which i already have?
    If i need any new notifications how shall i check about the course?

  132. Chhabindra gour says

    Hello sir main filhal graduation final me hun or mera account Honers hai cs krun to koun sa subject better hoga or course fee kya hogi.

  133. Anjali srinivas says

    Respected sir/madam …..i am studying b.com final yr…..how can I join cs …..I just wanted to know how to enroll C’s after b.com?????
    Thank you

  134. Samir Pandey says

    Sir ,
    I am CS Final student & working in corporate sector from last 6 years , my present age is 38 yrs old i am doing simultaneously CA Final course also . My questions is about C S TRAINING which i have to undergo after clearing CS FINAL COURSE , Is It compulsory to undergo training after clearing CS Final Course ??/Can i Do it Now ??

  135. Dharmendra says

    Sir I was cleared MBA course, so I was thinking about to join CS executive program via direct entry. Is it possible

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