Company Secretary

Stream Commerce
Course Type Professional
Duration 3 Years and 0Months

Company Secretary (CS) is one of the chief posts in an organization. He/she act as a conscience checker of the organization. A Company Secretary is recruited to deal with the legal parts of a firm. A CS is liable for complete organization's assessment forms, keep records, inform board regarding executives and guarantee that the organization agrees to legitimate and legal guidelines. 

In India, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is the main perceived official body to look after Company Secretaries. The ICSI gives directions and instructions to lakhs of aspiring Company Secretaries. Individuals. At present, there are in excess of 50,000 students and around 4,00,000 students on the rolls of ICSI. 

To have the option to expertly practice Company Secretaryship, an individual needs to clear three levels of the exam set by the ICSI. 

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India gives preparing to applicants seeking to seek after CS. The establishment directs its CS programs at the three levels. On culmination of the course, up-and-comers are given declarations. 

The ICSI exam at three levels are as per the following: 

Foundation Programme
Executive Programme
Professional Programme

Each level needs to be cleared before moving on to a higher level. Also, CS students need to do articleship for around 1 year under a qualified company secretary in order to be eligible to appear for CS Professional (Finals).


Similar to CAs, Company Secretaries are also a vital of all businesses, whether big or small, government or private. Every business requires company secretary to take care of its taxation, legal and investment aspects on regular basis. Many companies hire independent company secretaries; while others opt for services offered by Company Secretary firms.

A qualified company secretary can work across all industries, from financial firms and banks to heavy industry as well as government organisations.


  • Foundation Programme (10+2 pass or equivalent)

  • Executive Programme (Graduation)

  • Professional Programme (Executive Programme)