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CS Executive Entrance Test syllabus


The Institute of Company Secretaries of India has designed and issued the CS executive entrance test syllabus. This is understandably one of the syllabus which will equip and test the student on his/her aptitude towards this course. Students from any stream can be easily understand the subjects and topics need to know when they target a professional qualification like CS.

Since this is a national level entrance examination, the competition is really high. Before starting the preparation for the entrance exam, it is a necessity to go through the CS Executive Entrance Test syllabus.

The syllabus is as follows.

Note: There is no negative marking and all tests will be in Multiple Question Method except Viva, which at present is suspended.

Business Communication

The main purpose of this subject is to check the candidate’s business communication skills and his/her knowledge of English Grammar. The below-mentioned topics need to be studied by the candidate for CS EXECUTIVE ENTRANCE TEST:

  1. Essentials of good English

  2. Communication

  3. Business Correspondence

Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning

This paper is divided into two parts with a weightage of 25 marks each. This paper will give the student an understanding of Constitution of India, law of contract, Torts, Company law and Company Secretaries Act.

The second part of this paper will make the student understand the importance of logical thinking, logical conclusions and its importance in life and their profession.

Legal Aptitude

Indian Constitution

Elements of General Laws (Indian Contract Act and Law of Torts)

Elements of Company Secretaries Legislation

Elements of Company Law

Legal Reasoning

Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Economic and Business Environment

Learning and understanding basic economics like demand, supply , price, sensitivity, elasticity, competition is one of the importance aim of this paper. It also enable a student to understand the economic changes and scenario of the country with important institutional setup.

Business environment part will help the student to understand the business environment elements as well the steps taken by the country to improve our foreign exchange earning.


Basics of Demand and Supply and Forms of Market Competition

National Income Accounting and Related Concepts

Indian Union Budget

Indian Financial Markets

Indian Economy

Business Environment

Indian Economy

Business Environment

Key Government Institutions

Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva Voice)

This paper is divided into two parts - current affairs consisting of 30 marks and presentation and communication skills mcq which consists of 20 marks.

Current Affairs

Current affairs of national and international importance

Presentation and Communication Skills(Viva Voice)

Listening Skills

Communication Skills - Written

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