CS Executive Exam Pattern and Details

CS Executive is the final level examination to become Company Secretary. The concerned authority of Company Secretary is the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). CS is the legal expert managing all administration, legal, finance, accounts, and statutory requirements. The aspirants can apply even in 10th grade, however, they can only take the examination after completing 12th grade. CS Foundation examination is held twice a year, in June and December. Usually, the results are out after a month of examination, that is, June and December. The examination has two modules of four sections each. There is one mark for each question, where there are 100marks in total for each paper. Being the final level to become CS, the level is difficult thus candidates are advised to attempt previous year question papers and mock tests to practice well.

 Eligibility  |  Exam Pattern  |  Syllabus  |  Tips, and Tricks 

मुख्य हाइलाइट
Executive का
Application fee: General- INR 1200/- SC/ST- INR 600/- PH- 300/-
Eligibility: Must have cleared CS Foundation
No. of Sections: Module 1 Module 2


  • Candidates must have cleared CS Foundation.
  • Students who have cleared 12th Grade.

Exam Pattern

  • The examination application fees is General- INR 1200/-; SC/ST- INR 600/-
  • CS Executive examination is held twice a year, in July and December.
  • Admit cards are released 15 days before the exam.
  • CS Executive has 400 objective type questions.
  • The exam duration is 3 hours in total of both modules.
  • There are eight papers for 100 marks each.


There are 400 questions for 400 marks in total.

  • Module – 1


  1. Jurisprudence, Interpretation & General Laws
  2. Company Law
  3. Setting up of Business Entities and Closure
  4. Tax Laws
  • Module – 2


  1. Corporate & Management Accounting
  2. Securities Laws & Capital Markets
  3. Economic, Business and Commercial Laws
  4. Financial and Strategic Management

Tips and Tricks

  • Candidates must attempt questions carefully.
  • Candidates must revise their concepts thoroughly.
  • Candidates must have thorough knowledge of law terms.
  • Take online mock tests to know your strengths and weaknesses to better prepare all the four sections.
  • Candidates must practice placement papers and mock tests to prepare well.

Youth4work Prep Tests

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Following are interesting insights from over 2 lakh question attempts on CS Executive Placement practice paper on Youth4work. Every aspirant is rated on a Rating Scale. The ratings of the aspirants change with every question.

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