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CS Professional Course Full Details


Get full details of CS Professional Course. In previous articles we have given information about, CS Foundation Course full Details & CS Executive Course full Details. Today we are going to provide full and clear details relating to CS Professional Programme. CS (Company Secretary) Course is one of the best course to complete in commerce students point of view because of the job opportunities that available for CS completed Students. So, CS Professional Course is the last step to complete CS Course. Today we are providing the details of, that CS Professional Course for the students who are willing to join CS Course and for those who have already completed CS Executive Course. Just go through all the details like CS Professional Registration Process, CS Professional Eligibility Criteria, CS Professional Fee details, List of Subjects & Syllabus in CS Professional Course & all other details about CS Professional Course from this article.CS Professional

About CS Professional Course

Students who have completed CS Executive Course and are willing to join CS Professional Programme can get all details about CS Professional Course from this article.

CS Professional Eligibility for admission/appearing in exam

Also Read: CS PROFESSIONAL ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSIONii. he/she has satisfactorily undergone postal or oral tuition for the module(s) in which he/she intends to appear in the examination;iii. he/she makes an application in the prescribed Examination Form (through online or offline mode) together with requisite examination fee, which at present is Rs.1,200/- per module, so as to reach the Institute on or before 25th March for the June examination and 25th September for December examination (with late fee of Rs.250/- upto 15 days of expiry of the scheduled last date, i.e., 9th April/10th October respectively).

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CS Professional Registration Last Dates

CS Professional Registration is open throughout the year. A student is admitted to the Professional examination only after a minimum period of nine calendar months has elapsed since his passing the Executive examination.

Attempt Module Last Date For CS Professional Registration
June 2017 All Modules 31st August 2016
June 2017 One Module 30th November 2016
Dec 2017 All Modules 28th February 2017
Dec 2017 One Module 31st may 2017

Note: So, if you want to write CS Professional all Modules in June 2017, You should register before 31.08.2016 (OR) If you want to write CS Professional any single Module in June 2017, You should register before 30.11.2016.

CS Professional Registration Fee

Below provided fee details are for June 2017 exam.

Particulars Fee Total
General Students Education Fee 12000 12000
SC / ST Students 50% Total Fee 6000 6000
Physically Handicapped Students Only Registration Fee will be charged (At present, RegistrationFee is NIL) Nil Nil

CS Professional Registration Procedure

Online registration process for CS Professional Programme1. Login to Online Services at

2. Click Student and then select My Account3. Click Professional Registration under “Payment Request” option4. Upload pass mark sheet of both modules of Executive Programme by clicking on choose file.5. Make Payment of Rs 12,000/- through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking.6. For all successful payments an acknowledgment receipt is generated. in case of receipt could not be generated due to any reason , follow the procedure as given belowClick Student-> select My AccountClick payment request->Generate Payment ReceiptWrite Request id and Transaction id and click on check status.If payment is successful then the Receipt would be generated(otherwise, the payment is not successful)7. You are Successfully admitted in Professional Programme8. In case of unsuccessful payment, please resubmit your Professional Registration Form9. After submission of fees download your Professional Registration Letter & EIdentity Card under “other” option.

List of Subjects & Syllabus

List of SubjectsThe list of subjects that included in CS Professional exam are as follows:

Module Subject Marks
Module 1 Advanced Company Law and Practice 100 Marks
Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence 100 Marks
Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency 100 Marks
Module 2 Information Technology and Systems Audit 100 Marks
Financial, Treasury and Forex Management 100 Marks
Ethics, Governance and Sustainability 100 Marks
Module 3 Advanced Tax Laws and Practice
Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings
Electives 1 out of below 5 subjects

CS Executive Syllabus Subject-wise

Advanced Company Law and Practice

Company Formation and Conversion, Procedure for Alteration of Memorandum and Articles, Procedure for Issue of Securities, Procedure relating to Membership, Transfer and Transmission, Directors and Managerial Personnel, Meetings, Auditors, Distribution of Profit, Procedure relating to Charges, (Procedure relating to Inter-corporate loans, investments, guarantees and security), Preparation & Presentation of Reports, E- Filing. Striking off Names of Companies, Recent Trends and Developments in Company Law. Trusts and Non-Profit Organization.

Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence

Part-A: 25 Marks Part-B: 75 Marks
  • Secretarial Standards
  • Secretarial Audit
  • Checklist for Secretarial Audit
  • Due Diligence – An Overview
  • Issue of Securities
  • Depository Receipts Due Diligence
  • Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Due Diligence
  • Competition Law Due Diligence
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Due Diligence for Banks
  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Search and Status Reports
  • Compliance Management

Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency Paper

Part A – 50 Marks Part B – 30 Marks Part c – 20 Marks
  • Introduction and Concepts
  • Merger and Amalgamation
  • Corporate Demerger and Reverse Merger
  • Takeover
  • Funding of Merger and Takeover
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Post-Merger Reorganization
  • Case Studies
  • Introduction
  • Valuation Techniques
  • Regulatory and Taxation Aspects
  • Valuations for Different Strategies
  • Introduction
  • Revival, Rehabilitation and Restructuring of Sick Companies
  • Securitization and Debt Recovery
  • Winding Up
  • Cross Border Insolvency

Information Technology and Systems Audit Paper:

Information Technology Law, Information Systems, Computer Hardware – An Overview, Computer Software – An Overview, Database Management, Programming – An overview, Internet and Other Technologies, Management Information Systems – An Overview, Enterprise Resource Management, E-Governance in India, Systems Audit – An Overview.


Nature and Scope of Financial Management, Capital Budgeting, Capital Structure, Cost of Capital, Financial Services, Project Finance, Dividend Policy, Working Capital, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Derivatives and Commodity Exchanges- An Overview, Treasury Management, Forex Management, Practical Problems and Case Studies.


Part – A: 70 Marks Part – B: 30 Marks
  • Introduction
  • Ethical Principles in Business
  • Conceptual Framework of Corporate Governance
  • Board Effectiveness – Issues and Challenges
  • Board Committees
  • Legislative Framework of Corporate Governance in India
  • Legislative Framework of Corporate Governance – An International Perspective
  • Risk Management and Internal Control
  • Corporate Governance and Shareholder Rights
  • Corporate Governance and Other Stakeholders
  • Corporate Governance Forums
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting Frameworks
  • Legal Framework, Conventions, Treaties on Environmental and Social Aspects
  • Principle of Absolute Liability – Case Studies
  • Contemporary Developments – Integrated Reporting.


Part A 30 Marks Part B 70 Marks
  • Taxation of Individual Entities, Partnership, LLP, Companies.
  • International Taxation Covering Taxation of Non Resident Entities, Advance Ruling, Transfer Pricing, Direct tax Avoidance Agreement.
  • Case studies and Practical Problems covering Advance Tax Planning relating to Companies and Business Entities.
  • Introduction
  • Central Excise Laws
  • Customs Laws
  • Promissory Estoppel in Fiscal Laws
  • Tax Planning and Management
  • Goods and Service Tax (GST) – Concept and Developments
  • Background, Concept and Mechanism of VAT, Classification, Invoicing, Exemption, Returns, Refunds, Demands, Appeals, Revisions, Liability under VAT
  • Set off and Composition Scheme, Computation of VAT, Assessment, VAT on Works Contract, Right to use Property, Rate of Tax, Procedural Aspects including Registration, Preparation and Filing of E-Returns, Audit and Appearances


General Principles of Drafting and Relevant Substantive Rules, Drafting and Convincing relating to Various Deeds and Agreements, Drafting of Agreements under the Companies Act, Pleadings, Appearances, Compounding of Offences, Practical Exercises.

CS Professional Eligibility – Qualifying marks

(a) For All Modules: A candidate shall be declared to have passed in all modules of Professional Programme examination —i. If taken simultaneously and if he/she secures at one sitting, a minimum of forty per cent marks in each of the papers in which he/she is required to appear and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all the papers put together; orii. If he/she has passed in any one or more group(s)/module(s) of Final/Professional Programme examination held under the old syllabus prior to the commencement of Professional Programme examination under the current syllabus, as specified in Annexure III and secures at one sitting a minimum of forty per cent marks in each of the remaining papers in which he/she is required to appear and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all such remaining papers put together.(b) For One Module: A candidate shall be declared to have passed in a module of Professional Programme examination if he/she secures at one sitting a minimum of forty per cent marks in each of the paper(s) and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all the papers of that module and shall be declared to have completed the Professional Programme examination on passing all the modules.Provided that a candidate who has appeared in all the papers of a module for which he/she was enrolled and has secured sixty per cent or more marks in one paper and a minimum of twenty-five per cent marks in the remaining papers of that module but failed in the module, shall be exempted from that paper in which he/she secured sixty per cent or more marks, in any subsequent examination on submission of an application in this behalf on or before the last date of enrolment for the examination in which he/she intends to appear.Provided further that if a candidate who has appeared in all the subjects of the module for which he/she was enrolled without obtaining any exemption and has failed in one paper comprised in the module, but got a minimum of sixty per cent of the total marks of the remaining subjects of the module shall be declared to have passed in that module if he/she reappears in the paper in which he/she had failed and gets fifty per cent, marks in any subsequent examination.Explanation: For the purpose of the above proviso, the marks obtained by a candidate in the paper in which he/she had obtained exemption on the basis of having secured sixty per cent or more marks shall not be taken into account for computing his/her result of the remaining paper of that module in any subsequent examination.DistinctionA candidate shall be declared to have passed with distinction in the Professional Programme examination if he/she obtains at one sitting a minimum of sixty per cent marks in each paper and seventy per cent or more marks in the aggregate in all modules, without obtaining exemption in any paper.

CS Professional Paperwise Exemption to Cost Accountants

A candidate who has passed the Final examination of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India shall be exempted from the following papers of the Professional Programme examination on making an application in this behalf together with attested copy of the Final Examination Pass Certificate of Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI-CMA) and the requisite exemption fee @ ` 1,000/- per paper on or before the last date for submission of enrolment application for the examination:1. Advanced Company Law and Practice (Module 1, Paper 1).2. Financial, Treasury and Forex Management (Module 2, Paper 5).3. Advanced Tax Laws and Practice (Module 3, Paper 7).We hope this Article will help you in understanding clear details of CS Professional Course. Share this article “CS Professional Course Full Details” to your friends who are planning to prepare for Company Secretary (CS) Course.

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