Company Secretaries of India (ICSI ) finally decided to conduct its examination online. Candidates pursuing company secretary course will be taking foundation exam online from June 2014. According to ICSI statistics, currently there are 35,000 members in the country and four lakh company secretary students in the country.
ICSI is planning to make the entire system online in next 2-3 years. Company Secretaries of India is also heading to launch e-learning and e-training facilities for the students in the country. Institute has introduced new syllabus for executive program effective from February 1, 2013.
According to ICSI reports institute has already introduced online facility of exam form submission since October last year and online registration process for new students since January this year. Last year in October ICSI had uploaded small modules in video format for simplifying the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 on YouTube.
The Institute of Company Secrataries of India is a recognised professional body formed to develop and regulate the profession of company secretaries.The institute has its headquarters at New Delhi and has four regional offices at Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai. In addition, there are 36 chapters and 10 satellite chapters located all over