CS Student Practical experience and training requirements

Posted on 03-05-2016        By admin

CS Student Practical experience and training requirements

The students are required to undergo the following trainings:

7 days Student Induction Programme (SIP)- within six months of Registration to Executive Programme or exempted therefrom for becoming eligible to seek enrolment to appear in Executive Program Examination.

70 hours compulsory computer training program- for becoming eligible to seek enrolment to appear in Executive Program Examination.

8 days Executive Development Programme (EDP) – after passing the Executive Programme and before commencement of 15 months training.

25 hours of Professional Development Programme (PDP) during 15 months training

15 months training after passing the Executive Programme or Professional Programme on completion of Student Induction Program and Executive Development Program with companies and Company Secretaries in Practice registered with the Institute for imparting training

3 months practical training is required to be undergone by the student if the student completes professional program examination and exempted from undergoing at least 12 months training on the basis of Company Secretaries Regulations,1982, as amended on submitting the documents to the Institute and fulfills the requirement of Regulation 48. This training will be exempted to the students who have undergone 15 months training.

15 days training in a specialized agency such as Registrar of Companies (ROC) / Stock Exchange / Financial and Banking Institution/Management Consultancy Firm can only be commenced if the student completes SIP,EDP , 15 months training and having passed professional program examination.

15 days Management Skills Orientation Programme (MSOP)- after Professional Programme and on completion of Executive Development Program and 15 months training

1. The students can be exempted from undergoing training totally or partially depending on the practical experience possessed by them on fulfilling the requirement of the Company Secretaries

2. Regulations,1982, as amended, on submitting the relevant documents.
A student after passing the Professional Programme may enroll as ‘Licentiate ICSI’ at his/her option until completion of training requirements.


After qualifying the CS Professional Programme and on completion of training as provided under the CS Regulations, a candidate is enrolled as an Associate Member of the Institute and he can use the descriptive title “ACS” after his / her name.

Further Academic Pursuits :

  • The CS course is recognised by the various Universities for admission to Ph.D Course.
  • Utilisation of services of members by various professional/educational bodies for academic activities
  • ICSI conducts Post Membership Qualification (PMQ) Course in Corporate Governance.

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