CS Executive Syllabus June 2019 & Dec 2019 – Changes in New Syllabus

Detailed information of CS Executive Syllabus for June 2019 & Dec 2019 has provided here. ICSI has revised the CS Course and made changes in CS Executive Syllabus which is applicable from December 2018. Download CS Executive New Syllabus Booklet 2019. Recently ICSI has declared CS Executive Time Table Dec 2018(CS Exam Dates). So it is the time to start CS Executive exam preparation. Before going to start exam preparation, one should know CS Executive Syllabus 2019. Here we’ve provided CS Executive New Syllabus and chapter details. Students can download CS Executive Study Material for 2019 (revised edition with latest amendments).

CS Executive Syllabus June 2019 & Dec 2019

The Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India approved the new syllabus (Syllabus 2017) for the Executive and Professional Programmes of the Company Secretaryship Course.

The New Syllabus shall comprise of Eight papers at Executive Programme.

Subjects in CS Executive New Syllabus 2019

The nomenclature of eight papers of the Executive Programme under the new syllabus are as under:

Module – 1

  1. Jurisprudence, Interpretation & General Laws
  2. Company Law
  3. Setting up of Business Entities and Closure
  4. Tax Laws

Module – 2

  1. Corporate & Management Accounting
  2. Securities Laws & Capital Markets
  3. Economic, Business and Commercial Laws
  4. Financial and Strategic Management

Download CS Executive Syllabus 2018 Book (Revised ICSI Syllabus 2017)

Applicability of New Syllabus for the CS Executive Programme Students

First Exam Under New Syallabus

  • The first examination of the CS Executive Programme under the new syllabus shall be held in June, 2019
Registration Starts March 2019:
  • Candidates registered effective from 1st March, 2019 shall be examined under the new syllabus 2017. That means if you registered prior to 01-03-2018 shall be allowed to appear in the Executive Program Examination under the old syllabus 2013 upto and including December, 2019.
Option to Appear under New Syllabus
  • Candidates registered prior to 1st March, 2018 will be permitted to appear in the Executive Program Examination under the new syllabus if they so opt.

Last Exam under Old Syllabus:

  • The last examination of the CS Executive Programme under the old syllabus shall be held in December, 2019
Exam Under New Syllabus only
  • From and including June 2020, Executive Programme Examination shall be held under the new syllabus only.

CS Executive Subjects as per Latest ICSI Syllabus

ModulesSubjects in Old SyllabusSubjects in New Syllabus from 2018Marks for Each Subject
Module 1Company LawJurisprudence, Interpretation & General Laws100 Marks
Cost & Management AccountingCompany Law100 Marks
Economic & Commercial LawsSetting up of Business Entities and Closure100 Marks
Tax Laws & PracticeTax Laws100 Marks
Module 2Company Accountants and Auditing PracticesCorporate & Management Accounting100 Marks
Capital Markets and Securities LawsSecurities Laws & Capital Markets100 Marks
Industrial, Labor and General LawsEconomic, Business and Commercial Laws100 Marks
Financial and Strategic Management100 Marks

CS Executive Old Syllabus (Applicable from 2013)

There are 7 papers in CS Executive exam. 4 papers are in Module 1 of CS Executive and remaining 3 papers are in module 2. Following are the subjects of the CS executive program.

CS Executive Subjects in Old Syllabus

Module 1

  • Company Law
  • Cost & Management Accounting
  • Economic & Commercial Laws
  • Tax Laws & Practice

Module 2 

  • Company Accountants and Auditing Practices
  • Capital Markets and Securities Laws
  • Industrial, Labor and General Laws

Download CS Executive Old Syllabus Book from 2013

CS Executive Old Exam Pattern

The Institute has introduced OMR based Exam in the following three subjects of the CS Executive Programme wherein students are required to attain working knowledge, with effect from December, 2014 Exam:

  • (i) Cost and Management Accounting ( Module-I)
  • (ii) Tax Laws and Practice (Module-I)
  • (iii) Industrial, Labour and General Laws (Module-II)

In the above three subjects, candidates’ knowledge, competency and proficiency would be examined through objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) under OMR system. However, in the remaining four subjects of the Executive Programme, viz.(i) Company Law,(ii) Economic and Commercial Laws,(iii) Company Accounts and Auditing Practices, and(iv) Capital Markets and Securities Laws, candidates would continue to be examined through descriptive exam.

In OMR based examination, each paper shall be of three hours duration having 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of one mark each. The questions shall be of average, above average and difficult level covering entire syllabus. In case any paper is divided into different Parts, i.e., Part – A, Part – B, etc., requisite number of questions shall be asked from the respective Part corresponding to the weightage of marks as prescribed in the syllabus.Each question shall contain four answer options and the candidate shall be required to select one option as his/her correct answer and mark in the OMR answer sheet by darkening the respective circle with blue/black ball point pen.

Negative marking for wrong answers attempted by the candidates will be implemented w.e.f. December, 2015 session of examination in the ratio of 1: 4, i.e. deduction of one (1) mark for every four (4) wrong answers and total marks obtained by the candidates in such papers would be rounded up to next whole number. Further, the negative marks would be limited to the extent of marks secured for correct answers so that no candidate shall secure less than zero mark in the above subjects.

Question paper booklet for (i) Cost and Management Accounting (Module-I) and (ii) Tax Laws and Practice (Module -I) papers shall be provided in English language only. However, candidates who opt for writing the exam in Hindi medium shall be provided question paper booklet of Industrial, Labour and General Laws (Module-II) paper in English along with its Hindi version. However, the OMR Answer sheets for all the 3 subjects would be provided in English language only.


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  1. Nighat Parveen says

    Thanks for sharing CS course syllabus and details..

  2. Ravishankar says

    My heartfelt thanks for the good work by providing entire syllabus of cs executive

  3. Shilpa sharma says

    Thanx for keeping us updated

  4. Varsha says

    There is any change in syllabus in cs for june 2018 attemp??

  5. Chithra belur says

    When would the cs executive exams in June 2018 starts?, and timings

  6. jagadeesh says

    there is a change in tax syllabus, that is GST, no service tax and VAT

  7. anita says

    i am bit confuse in company law as i am referring study material from institute is there any other option that i can choose for company law like any other books as i dont go any class nor i have any reference…

  8. siva says

    thank you

  9. siva says

    thank you for your updation

  10. sharini says

    Its said in the notification that the new CS syllabus will be mandatory from 2020..but one can switch to new syllabus
    but if i have to write my first final exam on 2019..do i need to study and write exam of old syllabus, and then switch to new syllabus for the rest of the papers i may not clear?

  11. Pratiksha Lunavat says

    No MCQ’s in new syllabus of executive ?


    I am in CS executive programme and I am studying ICSI material if there is any other books that I can refer please suggest me thank you for full details

  13. shipra says

    sir,mane cs executive ka form 2015 ma fill kiya to vo kab tak applicable ha and old syllabus ka kitana attempt ha

  14. harshit says

    Wanted to know if new syllabus cs executive from dec 2018 shall be descriptuve for all the questions.
    Is there any paper in the two executive modules which is MCQ based.
    Thankyou sir.

  15. Sangita khandelwal says

    i am bit confuse in company law as i am referring study material from institute. Is there any other option that i can choose for company law like any other books.As i don’t go any class nor i have any reference…

  16. Anam says

    I have registered in August 2017 for appearing in June 2019 but couldn’t appear for exams.Now I have to appear in December 2018 for module 1 so which subjects do I suppose to study, according to old pattern or new ….????? Kindly help….

  17. vishal says

    i am confuse that my resistration in june 2016 than which study materil i use for december 2018 because on the site many types option so plz guide me and how i find out online pdf this

  18. Teja says

    Please update CS executive new syllabus exam pattern…..

  19. Lalita saini says

    Sir wanted to know tht if I registered in May 2018 for cs executive so what syllabus is applicable on me???

  20. Rini says

    I have registered for june 2019 cs executive attempt for both modules on 27 aug 2018 including pre exam fees …when will i have to appear in that test and is it under the new syllabus?

  21. Vini says

    According to new syllabus is this any entrance exam for CS executive June attempt?

  22. niks says

    i have resigtered for cs executive December 2018 exam but i am confused whether i entrolled for 2012 syllabus or 2017 syllabus i joined cs in 2012.please tell from where and how can i know the syllabus i am covered in.

  23. Bharat Kumar says

    refer taxman books

  24. Karthik says

    Does the new syllabus have mcq papers





  27. Md Rijwan says

    Hi I want to know all about CS course i am b.com graduate if i enroll in CS executive both modules is compulsory to attempt at the same time.

  28. Ramyasree says

    Is CS executive new syllabus exam pattern objective type or descriptive type??

  29. Rohit Rathore says

    Is cs easy to do for an average student

  30. Hansmukh says

    Sir I m in old syllabus of executive 2010 program Nd cleared the second group of that course now I want to start again in new by switch over to the 7 subjects exams then how many papers will have to give by me in 2019.Here I want to say that I hv cleared 1.company law 2.Economic n Labour Laws Nd 3.Securities Law..

  31. RAJASHREE S says

    Hii all, under new syllabus of executive that is 2017 syllabus, All the subjects will be in descriptive form & No MCQ for any subject.

  32. Priya says

    Sir I registered cs 2009 I written my attempt but I not cleared both the modules. Now I planning to continue the studies. Am eligible to do old syllabus. Am planning to write exam in June 2019.

  33. aruna kumari says

    sir i am an MBA graduate my specialisation is finance which subject is exempted in CS executive programme according to CS new syllabus 2018 and which subject is exempted for B.Com graduates. How the exam pattern would be. Please give brief description about this course.

  34. Aniket says

    No MCQ’s in new syllabus of executive ?

  35. Aniket says

    MCQ’s in new syllabus of executive ?

  36. Kumud Bajaj says

    How many sections are required for company law, executive level under new syllabus (June 2019)?

  37. Amar says

    there are 8 paper pls confirm whether it is mandatory to apply for all 8 paper in june or can given in part

  38. tanu says

    i cleared cs executive in june 18 and got registered myself in new syllabus. now i have my exam in june 2019 and i am preparing for 2nd group. my question to you is that as in june 2019 there will be 1st time papers be held so all three groups exam will be held or exam for just 1st group will be conducted.

  39. Nilesh Sharma says

    I like this syllabus thanks for sharing a syllabus and other details

  40. Prerana Malhotra says

    Sir I have registered in August 2017 for appering june 2019,so which subjects do I suppose to study according to old pattern or new syllabus??.
    Kindly help!!

  41. SHILPI says

    Sir I am referring the material provided by icsi in 2015 …What else I need to consult in order to appear for June 2019 old syllabus

  42. Somveer says

    Cs executive syllable pattern good idea nice

  43. Madhav Kushwaha says

    Dear Sir/Mam,
    New syllabus is OMR based or not and can i give the exam, my registration is 2010 and i have Deno the registration.

  44. sem says

    sir i have registered in june 2016 now appearing for june 2019 so kindly suggest me to which subject i have to study according to old or new pattern syllabus?????

  45. Amrita says

    Hi. I have registered for Dec 2019 executive exam. As per the new syllabus is the exam going going to be descriptive or objective? If objective, will there be negative marking?

  46. SUSHMITA says

    I had register for cs executive module 1 for June 2018 and gave the exam but not cleared now I want to register for December 2019 for both module then what syllabus I should follow new or old?? Please provide me relavant answer

  47. Nisha jain says

    Please update exam pattern for new syllabus.. How many out of 8 are subjective or objective?

  48. Sonia says

    I have done my post graduation and llb also so now I want to know what syllabus of Cs applicable for me

  49. Pradeep M. Tamhanker says

    Good efforts towards updation of the syllabus which means updating ones knowledge. From where can I get the study material/Prescribed Books under New Syllabus for CS Foundation, Executive & Professional? Kindly provide the details.

  50. Aaliya khan says

    Hi I have registered for June 2019 executive exam ,,in new syllabus tell me something about that how many chapters have changed

  51. kaushali says

    Hiii… can i please get to know that students appearing for cs exam December, 2019 are supposed to do old syllabus or new one. I’ll be greatful if u tell me as soon as possible.

  52. anu says

    what is the difference between old syllabus tax law and practice paper and new syllabus tax law paper for june 2019.

  53. Pooja Muchandi says

    Hi.. I had filled the form in April 2019, so how many papers I can attempt in Dec exam… And which all modules will be there.. reply fast

  54. Neha says

    Sir maine 2015m registration kraya tha kb tk valid rahega mera registration

  55. Gandhali Naik says

    If I clear my Industrial labour laws by securing 60+ marks .. M I eligible for exemption under new syllabus in June 2020 exam

  56. Prerna says

    Please send me Executive programme syllabus of 2019

  57. Swathi says

    Hii…my doubt is on old syllabus i.e..if we are writing old syllabus module 1 in December 2019 means if we are eligible to write old syllabus module 2 in June 2020 or we have to write new syllabus module 2 ??

  58. Neetu says

    Sir old syllabus k lyy Dec. 2019 me dono mode se agr ek mode clear ho jata h to kya new sylbs me entr krne pr both mode dubara Dena pdega ya ya old me Jo mode clear ho chuka h uska koi profit milega

  59. Soundharya Lakshmi S says

    Hi! Is there any objective paper in cs executive new syllabus? If yes what are they?

  60. Priya says

    Ser Maine 2013 m cs executive attempt kiye the but clear ni hue to agar m vapas karna chau to muje old syllbus k according read karna hoga ya new syllbus k according

  61. Prerna says

    Hloo I’m post graduate(Mcom)and I want to do CS. Can you tell me the procedure for registration for me?

  62. Suman says

    Sir old syllabus k lyy Dec. 2019 me dono mode se agr ek mode clear ho jata h to kya new sylbs me entr krne pr both mode dubara Dena pdega ya ya old me Jo mode clear ho chuka h uska koi profit milega

  63. Gayathri says

    I registered in 2008. Which syllabus applicable for me..

  64. Mahidhar says

    Hi friends,I will be giving CS executive group 1 in Dec 2019 under old syllabus .
    For group 2 whether I have to continue under old syllabus or new syllabus ?

  65. vinoth says

    i have cleared group one december 2014. group two any exemption available under new syllabus

  66. Talaviya Khushal Prakashbhai says

    i have cleared first group in old syllabus. what will be the marking pattern in remaining 4 subjects which i’ll have to attend in new sullabus exam?

  67. Rohit says

    the cost and mgt. Accounting is from module II update iy

  68. Sheena says

    Sir I registered in 2012 for foundation course but then after clearing foundation I couldn’t continue the course further. But nowI want continue the executive course. So wil I have to get registered again or I can continue through the old registration and I will have to study the old syllabus or new?

  69. rajan says

    Kya CS Executive ke TAX ka syllabus New course or OLD Course ke liye same Hai??


    I have done my post graduation diploma in financial management (PGDFM) so now I want to know what syllabus of Cs applicable for me

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