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July 11,2020

CSEET - All you need to know

The fundamentalThe ICSI has discontinued the CS foundation programme. The official notice issued regarding this on the website is that the exam has been replaced with CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET). 


Who is eligible to write the exam?

  • A candidate who has completed their +2 exams are eligible to attend this exam. 
  • The student must not be less than 17 years on the date of application
  • Graduate/postgraduate candidates will have to write the CSEET exams to be eligible to register for the executive programme. 


What mode will the exam be held?

The exam will be in an online mode. 


Who is exempted from writing this exam?

Students who have cleared ICAI and ICMAI final course will be exempted from qualifying CSEET.


CS foundation passed students

Exemption fee: Nil

ICAI final pass students

Exemption fee: Rs. 5000

ICMAI final course passed students

Exemption fee: Rs. 5000


What is the qualifying cut off?


Candidates are required to secure an aggregate of 50% and a minimum of 40% for each subject in CSEET.


What is the revised schedule for ICSI June Session & CSEET?


Exam Name

ICSI exam

Conducting body

Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Exam Level

National Level exam

Exam Frequency

Twice a year

Exam mode

Offline and Online

Exam duration

150 minutes



Exam purpose

Training and certifying Company Secretaries in India

Course Offered


No. of Test Cities


Exam website

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