Integrated Company Secretary Course of ICSI
Kozhikode: Centre for Corporate Governance, Research and Training (CCGRT), under the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, located at Plot No.101, Sector 15, Institutional Area, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai-400614, has invited applications for admission to the three year Integrated Company Secretary Course.
The objective of the course is to develop well rounded niche governance professionals under one roof. Scope includes the entire Company Secretary Course, soft skills, leadership traits and other life skills as well as training through practical exposure and internship.
The course is full time, non-residential in nature. The duration of the course is three years including one year of training. The batch size is 30.
Applicant should be more than 17 years of age and less than 26 years of age as on 1st July 2017 and should be a graduate with 50% marks in any discipline, except Fine Arts or should have passed Foundation Programme of ICSI or CPT of ICAI or Foundation Course of ICMAI.
Students whose result of last semester/final year is not declared can also apply mentioning their marks up to the semester/year for which the result has been declared. The final result will have to be sent to ICSI-CCGRT as and when received, but before September 2017. Selection will be based on an Online Entrance Examination of two hours duration and to be conducted in English only at centers across the country on 6th June, 2017. The Test will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) only, from reasoning, English and Numerical Aptitude. The questions will be, with 4 choices for answer out of which only 1 will be the correct answer. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. Applicants have to provide their choice of test centre while filling online application form.
How to apply
Applications can be submitted online only through the link available in the ‘Instructions for filling up the form’, given at http://www.icsi.edu/ccgrt/Home.aspx. The last date for submission of online application is 21st April, 2017. An application fee of Rs. 700/- is to be paid by way of Demand Draft in favour of 'ICSI-CCGRT A/c' payable at Mumbai. It can also be paid online through the appropriate link available at ‘Instructions for filling up the form’, given at http://www.icsi.edu/ccgrt/Home.aspx.
Before applying Online, the applicant must keep ready, a Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format (30 kb), Scanned Signature in JPEG format (30 kb) and Demand Draft or ‘PayUMoney’ Receipt.
After successful submission of application form online, Hard copy of the online submitted application form has to be submitted to 'The Course Co-ordinator', The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI-CCGRT), Plot No: 101, Sector - 15, Institutional Area, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai - 400 614’ along with Demand Draft of Rs. 700/- or PayUMoney receipt (online payment) and Photocopies of (i) School Leaving Certificate/Class X Pass Certificate for age proof (ii) Degree certificate (if degree certificate has not been awarded, provisional Certificate or any other documentary evidence along with the mark sheets in support of having passed the degree examination issued by the recognized College/ University may be sent) or Foundation pass certificate of ICSI or ICMAI or Common Proficiency Test (CPT) pass certificate of ICAI, wherever applicable or Copies of mark sheets and degree/provisional certificate of highest degree qualification up to the semester/year for which result has been declared. In case of exemption is being claimed from Online Entrance Exam, a copy of mark sheet/official document from recognized University/college indicating the formula to convert grades to percentage must also be sent. All documents should be attested by a Gazetted Officer or Self Attested.
Students whose applications are found to be complete and eligible in all respects will be shortlisted for entrance test. e-Hall tickets with online test date, time and venue will be sent to the candidates at the email id (provided during registration) one week before the online entrance exam date. No TA/DA will be paid to the students for appearing entrance exam. In lieu of Online Entrance Examination, scores of recognised tests namely, CAT, XAT, NMAT, GMAT, SNAT, MH-CET, ATMA would also be considered.
The candidates shortlisted through the online test will be called for interview and Group Discussions to be held at Navi Mumbai on 23rd and 24th of May, 2017. The list of candidates shortlisted for interview and group discussion would be informed by email and telephone calls for Venue, date and time. No TA/DA is payable, for appearing in Interview and Group Discussion. Candidates will have to make their own arrangements for boarding, lodging and travelling while appearing for the interview.
On the basis of the performance in the Online Entrance Examination or scores of recognised tests, whichever is applicable, and Group Discussion and Interview, 50 candidates would be selected for admission to the course.
Offer for admission will be made on 6th June, 2017. The last date for payment of fees is 16th June, 2017. Offer of admission for waitlisted candidates will be made on 23rd June, 2017. The last date for payment of admission fees for waitlisted candidates is 28th June, 2017. The tentative date of commencement of course is 4th July, 2017.
The total fee for the first two academic years is Rs.4,00,000/-. Fee for Executive Programme is Rs.2,00,000/- per year. Fee can be paid in half-yearly instalments. There is no fee in the third year. The student will get a monthly stipend as prescribed by ICSI for the internship in the third year from the concerned organization/firm.
On successful completion of the integrated course, the students will be required to undergo 15 days Residential Management Skills Orientation Programme at ICSI-CCGRT on payment of requisite fee.
For more details, visit www.icsi.edu/ccgrt/Home.aspx