CS Foundation Syllabus PDF Free Download (Topics Wise)

Company Secretary or CS course is provided by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (I.C.S.I). CS foundation course is an eight months duration course which is the first level study on the path of becoming a Company Secretary.

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India has released new syllabus for the Company Secretary (CS) Foundation Program. CS Foundation Study Materials have been incorporated with all recent amendments, circulars, and notifications.

Below, we are providing the Study Material of CS Foundation latest editions applicable for Dec 2017 exams. Interested students, please download the CS Foundation Syllabus Pdf from the below-stated links.

CS Foundation Syllabus

CS Foundation Syllabus 2017 Brief Details

Organization NameInstitute of Company Secretaries of India (I.C.S.I)
Programme NameCS Foundation
CategoryNew Exam Pattern and Syllabus
Official Sitewww.icsi.edu

Company Secretary Foundation Course Syllabus

The CS Foundation Syllabus contains four subjects and covers the study of subjects and topics such as, labour laws, legal aspects of taxation accounting, corporate law, auditing or financial analysis etc.

The following are the subjects of CS foundation course.

  • Business Environment & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Management, Ethics and Communication
  • Business Economics
  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing

Syllabus for CS Foundation Examination

Following are the subjects in different stages of cs course. see the company secretary course subjects below.

Paper 1: Business Environment and Entrepreneurship

Part A: Business Environment

  1. Business Environment
  2. Forms of Business Organization
  3. Scales of Business
  4. Emerging Trends in Business Concepts, Advantages and Limitations
  5. Business Functions

Part B: Business Laws

  1. Elements of Company Law
  2. Elements of Law relating to Partnership
  3. Elements of Law relating to Contract
  4. Elements of Law relating to Sale of Goods
  5. Elements of Law relating to Negotiable Instruments

Part C: Entrepreneurship

  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Entrepreneurship
  3. Growth & Challenges of Entrepreneurial Venture

Paper 2: Business Management, Ethics and Communication

Part A: Business Management 

  1. Nature of Management and its Process
  2. Planning
  3. Organization
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Direction and Coordination
  6. Controlling
  7. Recent Trends in Management

Part B: Business Ethics

Business Ethics

Part C: Business Communication 

  1. Business Communication
  2. Essentials of Good English
  3. Business Correspondence
  4. Administration
  5. Interdepartmental Communication
  6. Preparation of Press Releases
  7. E-Correspondence

Paper 3: Business Economics

Part A: Economics

  1. Nature and Scope of Economics
  2. Theory of Demand and Supply
  3. Theory of Production, Costs and Revenue
  4. Forms of Markets and its Equilibrium
  5. Money and Banking
  6. Basic Characteristics of Indian Economy
  7. Selected Areas of Indian Economy

Part B: Elementary Statistics

  1. Statistics: An Overview
  2. Collection and Presentation of Statistical Data
  3. Measures of Central Tendency
  4. Mathematics of Finance
  5. Probability
  6. Index Numbers and Time Series Analysis

Paper 4: Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing

Part A: Fundamentals of Accounting

  1. Theoretical Framework
  2. Accounting Process
  3. Bank Reconciliation Statement
  4. Depreciation Accounting
  5. Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Proprietors
  6. Partnership Accounts
  7. Introduction to Company Accounts

Part B: Fundamentals of Auditing

  1. Auditing
  2. Audits and Auditor’s Reports


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