ICSI Announces CS Professional Exam with New Syllabus for June 2024, Offers Option to Switch Over


Students enrolled in the CS Professional new syllabus for 2022 must successfully complete a pre-exam test as a prerequisite for CS Main enrollment.


Starting from August 1, 2023, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) will introduce a new syllabus for the CS Professional program. The first exam under this new syllabus, which is known as the 2022 syllabus, will take place in June 2024.

If you registered for the program before July 31, you will follow the old 2017 syllabus. However, those who registered on or after August 1 will study the new 2022 syllabus. If you're on the old syllabus but want to switch to the new one, you can do so by paying a pretest fee, starting from November 21.

The last chance to take the exam under the 2017 syllabus is in December 2024.

Students enrolling in the CS Professional new syllabus 2022 will need to complete a pre-exam test before taking the CS Main exams.

Here's a breakdown of the new syllabus, which includes seven subjects divided into two groups.

Group 1 Group 2
531 - Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) – Principles and Practice 535 - Strategic Management & Corporate Finance (Paper code)
532 - Drafting, Pleadings and Appearances 536 - Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency (Paper code)
533 – Compliance Management, Audit and Due Diligence Elective 2 - Select one paper out of 5 elective papers
Elective 1 - Select one paper out of 4 elective papers  

CS Professional: Elective papers

Elective paper group 1 Elective paper group 2
541- CSR and Social Governance 551 - Arbitration, Mediation andConciliation
542 - Internal and Forensic Audit 552 - Goods and Services Tax (GST) andCorporate Tax Planning
543 - Intellectual Property Rights – Law and Practice 553 - Labour Laws and Practice
544 - Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Cyber Security – Laws & Practice 554 - Banking and Insurance – Laws and Practice
  555 - Insolvency and Bankruptcy – Law and Practice


Source of Table - careers360

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