CS Foundation Study Material 2021 – Download PDF Books

CS Foundation Study Material 2021: Download CS Foundation Study Material for June 2021 & Dec 2021 exam preparation. ICSI (the Institute of Company Secretaries of India) has released CS Foundation Study Material in pdf format. Students who registered for CS Foundation can get CS Foundation Study material (Physical Text Books) directly. In this material, all printing errors are corrected.

Below, we are providing the download links for Study Material of CS Foundation’s latest editions applicable for June 2021 & Dec 2021 exams. Students are recommended to prepare from ICSI Study Materials only, rather than using books of other publications.

Even CS Toppers has recommended only ICSI’s CS Study Materials for CS Foundation Exam Preparation.

Download CS Foundation Study Material 2021

New Update : ICSI has made few changes in CS Foundation Syllabus from June 2018. Check CS Foundation Latest Syllabus for June & Dec 2021.

Students may view/download/print the respective Study Material (New Syllabus)

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All these CS Foundation Study Materials are made available in physical copies at ICSI Branch offices across India. Students have to pay the prescribed fee to buy these books.

Supply of Study materials after CS Foundation Registration

For students who registered for CS Foundation, Study materials shall be dispatched directly by post from the institute’s main stores in Noida after verification of documents by the institute.

CS Foundation Study Materials – Syllabus

Paper-1: Business Environment and Law


  1. Business Environment
  2. Forms of Business Organization
  3. Scales of Business
  4. Emerging Trends in Business
  5. Business Functions


  1. Introduction to Law
  2. Elements of Company Law
  3. Elements of Law relating to Partnership and LLP
  4. Elements of Law relating to Contract
  5. Elements of Law relating to Sale of Goods
  6. Elements of Law relating to Negotiable Instruments
  7. Elements of Information Technology Act
  8. Role of CS- Duties and Responsibilities, Areas of Practice

Paper-2: Business Management, Ethics & Entrepreneurship


  1. Planning
  2. Organizing
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Direction and Co-ordination
  5. Controlling
  6. Recent Trends in Management


  1. Business Ethics


  1. Business Communication
  2. Essentials of Good English
  3. Business Correspondence
  4. Interdepartmental Communication
  5. E Correspondence


  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Entrepreneurship-Creativity and Innovation
  3. Growth and Challenges of Entrepreneurial Ventures
  4. Social Entrepreneurship
  5. Government Initiatives for Business Development

Paper-3: Business Economics

  1. The Fundamentals of Economics
  2. Basic Elements of Demand and Supply
  3. Theory of Consumer Behaviour
  4. Theory of Production and Costs
  5. Analysis of Markets
  6. Indian Economy- An Overview
  7. Basic Elements of Money and Banking


  1. Descriptive Statistics
  2. Mathematics of Finance and Elementary Probability

Paper-4: Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing


  1. Theoretical Framework
  2. Accounting Process
  3. Bank Reconciliation Statement
  4. Depreciation Accounting
  5. Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors
  6. Partnership Accounts
  7. Introduction to Company Accounts
  8. Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations
  9. Computerized accounting environment


  1. Auditing
  2. Audits and Auditor’s Reports

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  1. Hello , may i get the study material of cs foundation of december 2019. If , it is possible then plz provide me .
    Thank you

  2. I want an admission for c.s and I have done b,com dropout I interested for c.s plz I want information about c.a admission

  3. I am a central government employee. I want to pursue CS executive course. I am Commerce graduate. Can I pursue the course taking into account that working hours is from 9 AM to 5:30 PM with no summer and winter vacation. Whether my duty hours come in the way of practical training or on the job training.

    Bhupinder Singh

  4. I love this job and very intresting to study it
    Everybody can study and any one can do this
    Donot think that, I cannot pass this,so think possitive
    “What do you mean by impossible? “Nothing is impossible and every thing is possible”
    So try your level best

  5. sir i know i will fail in this CS foundation exam of december 2017 because of some reasons, but how can i get the study material of new syllabus from ICSI?

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