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Re: Subjects Included in Company Secretary course

Company Secretary Course is really good for those who are interested in Accountancy.
CS course Syllabus
Syllabus for the Company Secretaries Examination
The objective of the course is to develop a cadre of Company Secretaries by
imparting professional knowledge and training considered pre-requisite for functioning of
a Company Secretary – whether in employment or in practice. The syllabi for the
examination as set out below give the broad framework within which questions may be
asked. The questions may not be necessarily restricted to specific wordings or
nomenclature of any terms and legislative enactments contained therein. The field of
business being in a constant state of flux, the candidates are expected to be thoroughly
conversant with the latest developments in different areas, amendments to the laws or the
corresponding provisions of any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof and
judicial pronouncements related and relevant to the stated course contents. The
candidates are expected to keep track of and have intelligent grasp of the latest
developments in the relevant areas that have taken place up to six months preceding the
date of examination.
Each paper at the Foundation, Intermediate and Final Examination will be of three
hours duration and will carry 100 marks. Medium of writing at the examination will be
English, provided that it shall be competent for the Council to permit, subject to such
conditions as it may deem fit and after giving sufficient advance information to the
candidates, use of Hindi as a medium of writing for any particular subject(s).
Syllabus for Foundation Examination
Level of knowledge : Working knowledge.
Objective : To develop students’ ability to communicate correctly and effectively in
written English, on matters having relevance to day-to-day business operations with
emphasis on quality communication.
Detailed contents :
1. Essentials of Good English
Grammar and usage; enriching vocabulary, words - multiple meaning, single word
for a group of words - choice of words - words frequently misspelt; punctuations, prefix
and suffix; parts of speech; articles; synonyms and antonyms; tenses; idioms and
phrases; foreign words and phrases commonly used; abbreviations and numerals;
2. Essay Writing
Essays on matters of current interest on trade, commerce, industry and profession.
3. Precis Writing
Preparation of summary of office notes; summary of matters appearing in economic
and commercial dailies and journals for use in committee meetings in the office;
summary of decisions taken in meetings and conferences.
4. Business Communication
Meaning and significance of good communication; principles of business
communication; means of communication - oral, written, visual, audio-visual; essentials
of a good business letter, etc.
5. Business Correspondence
Personnel : drafting of interview letters, call letters and offer of appointment;
provisional appointment orders; final orders of appointment; employee disciplinary
matters – show-cause notices, charge sheets, letters of dismissal and other disciplinary
Purchase: requests for quotations, tenders, samples and drawings; test order;
complaints and follow-up.
Sales : drafting of sales letters, circular letters, preparation of sale notes with
conditions of sale; status inquiries; preparation of market survey reports; reports to sales
manager such as sales promotion matters; drafting of advertisements.
Accounts : correspondence with various agencies : customers - regarding dues,
follow up letters; banks - regarding over-drafts, cash credits and account current,
insurance companies - regarding payment, renewal of insurance premium, claims and
their settlement; public authorities like Provident Fund Commissioner, post and telegraph
authorities, regarding payment of provident fund contributions; installation of new
connections and payment of telephone bills; payment of sales tax.
Secretarial : correspondence with shareholders and debenture-holders pertaining to
dividend and interest, transfer and transmission.
Miscellaneous : Resume, letter of application, goodwill messages, condolence letters.
6. Administration and Miscellaneous
Drafting of telegraphic and facsimile messages, messages through electronic media;
public notices and invitations; representations to Trade Associations, Chambers of
Commerce and public authorities.
7. Inter-departmental Communication
Internal memos; office circulars; office orders; office notes; representation to chief
executive and replies thereto; communication with regional/branch offices.
8. Preparation of Press Releases.
Level of knowledge : Basic knowledge.
Objective : To provide basic and conceptual understanding of economic concepts,
principles of economics and business environment.
Detailed contents :
1. Nature and Scope of Economics
Definition, nature and scope of economics; micro and macro economics; positive and
normative economics; working of economic systems with special reference to the
capitalistic, socialistic and the mixed economies.
2. Demand Analysis
Utility analysis - total utility and marginal utility; law of diminishing marginal
utility; law of equi-marginal utility; indifference curves - meaning, properties, marginal
rate of substitution; consumers’ equilibrium; law of demand; elasticity of demand.
3. Production, Costs and Revenue Analysis
Laws of returns; returns to scale; costs and revenue concepts and their relationship
with output; economies and diseconomies of scale.
4. Equilibrium of the Firm and Industry
Price and output determination under perfect competition, monopoly and
monopolistic competition.
5. National Income
Concept, significance and measurement of national income.
6. Money and Credit
Concept of money and credit; the Quantity theory of money; the supply of money;
credit creation by bank; functions of central banking and its instruments of credit control.
7. Theory of Employment and Income Determination
Framework of Keynesian theory of income and employment, consumption function,
investment function and their determinants, investment multiplier; determination of level
of income and employment; Keynesian theory with reference to developing economies.
8. Inflation and Deflation
Concept and features of inflation, demand pull and cost push inflation; measures to
control inflation; deflation and measures to control it; stagflation.
9. International Trade and Balance of Payments
Theory of comparative cost advantage, terms of trade and their determinants, concept
of rate of exchange; balance of trade and balance of payments and their relationship,
measures against balance of payments disequilibrium.
10. Business Environment – An Overview
The concept and relevance of business environment; government failure and market
failure; market guidance v. State regulation.
11. Indian Economy
Salient features of Indian economy – a mixture of market forces and government
regulation; roles assigned to public and private sectors.
Role of government in the areas of (i) infrastructure; (ii) industrial policy; (iii) labour
and industrial relations; (iv) foreign trade, balance of payments and foreign investment
and (v) taxation and subsidies.
12. Indian Financial System and Recent Developments.
Level of knowledge : Basic knowledge.
Objective : To provide an understanding of the basic principles of accounting and their
application in business.
Detailed contents :
1. Accounting - meaning, nature, functions and usefulness; types of accounting;
accounting equation; generally accepted accounting concepts, principles and
conventions; double entry system.
2. Recording of transactions - preparation of ledger accounts, subsidiary books,
recording of cash and bank transactions, preparation of trial balance; voucher
3. Preparation of bank reconciliation statement.
4. Rectification of errors.
5. Preparation of final accounts (non-corporate entities) - capital and revenue items,
manufacturing, trading and profit and loss account, balance sheet, adjustment
entries, closing entries.
6. Accounting for depreciation - need for and significance of depreciation, methods of
providing depreciation.
7. Inventory valuation – significance, inventory system, methods of inventory
8. Accounting for bills of exchange - bills receivable and payable, acceptance,
endorsement, discounting, retirement, dishonour and renewal of bills,
accommodation bills.
9. Accounts of non-profit organisations - receipts and payments and income and
expenditure accounts and balance sheet; accounts of professionals.
10. Single entry system - preparation of accounts from incomplete records.
11. Average due date and account current.
12. Control accounts – self-balancing and sectional balancing ledgers.
13. Accounting for consignments and joint ventures.
14. Branch and departmental accounts, inter-departmental transfers.
15. Partnership accounts:
(i) Fundamentals - capital, fixed and fluctuating; adjustments for change in profit
sharing ratios; revaluation of assets and liabilities; goodwill; joint-life policy.
(ii) Reconstitution of the firm - admission, retirement and death of a partner;
(iii) Dissolution of partnership including piece-meal distribution; sale to a company.
16. Accounting for hire purchase and instalment systems.
17. Basic principles relating to lease accounting.
18. Insurance claims - claims under fire insurance policies, claims for loss of stock;
claims for loss of profit.
Level of knowledge : Basic knowledge.
(i) To give an exposure to the students of some of the important commercial laws, the
knowledge of which is essential for an understanding of the legal implications of the
general activities of a modern business organisation.
(ii) To acquaint the students with the principles of management.
Detailed contents :
1. Law
Meaning of law, its significance and relevance to modern civilized society; sources of
2. Law relating to Contract – An Overview
Contract - meaning; essentials of a valid contract; nature of contract; performance of
contract; termination and discharge of contract; indemnity and guarantee; bailment and
pledge; law of agency.
3. Law relating to Sale of Goods – An Overview
Essentials of a contract of sales; sale distinguished from agreement to sell, bailment,
contract for work and labour and hire-purchase; conditions and warranties; transfer of
title by non-owners; doctrine of caveat emptor; performance of the contract of sale;
unpaid seller - his rights against the goods and the buyer.
4. Law relating to Negotiable Instruments – An Overview
Definition of a negotiable instrument; instruments negotiable by law and by custom;
types of negotiable instruments; parties to a negotiable instrument - duties, rights,
liabilities and discharge; material alteration; crossing of cheques; payment and collection
of cheques and demand drafts; presumption of law as to negotiable instruments.
5. Law relating to Partnership – An Overview
Nature of partnership and certain similar organisations-co-ownership, Joint Hindu
Family; partnership deed; rights and liabilities of partners including those of newly
admitted partners, retiring and deceased partners; implied authority of partners and its
scope; registration of firms; dissolution of firms and of the partnership.
6. Elements of Company Law
Meaning and nature of company; promotion and incorporation of a company;
familiarisation with the concept of Board of directors, shareholders and company
meetings; Company Secretary.
7. Nature of Management and its Process
Meaning, nature of management and its process; planning, organising, directing,
coordination and controlling.
8. Planning
Policies and procedures; methods of planning; decision-making.
9. Organising
Structure; principles and theories of organisation; span of management; centralisation
and de-centralisation; line and staff functions; delegation; functional organisation; formal
and informal organisation; growth in organisation.
10. Staffing
Meaning, nature and functions of personnel management; selection, training and
development; performance appraisal.
11. Direction and Co-ordination
Communication, motivation, morale and leadership; internal and external coordination;
committees in management; management of change; organisation
development (O.D.).
12. Controlling
Concepts and basic control process; essential of a good control system; traditional and
non-traditional control devices.
Level of knowledge : Basic knowledge.
Objective : To provide an awareness of basic concepts of information systems and
various quantitative techniques to the students.
Detailed contents:
1. Systems – An Overview
Systems – definition, characteristics, types of systems, sub-systems, super systems,
and total systems; systems concepts in business, systems approach to management
problem solving.
2. Information and Information Systems – An Overview
Information and data – definition and distinctions, information as a corporate
resource, features and qualities of information; types of information; process of
generating information; value and cost of information; information needs at various
levels of management; factors influencing information needs; information systems –
definition and elements; information system activities; types of information systems;
information systems in business management; recent trends in information systems.
3. Computer Hardware – An Overview
Computers – an introduction, benefits and drawbacks of computers; computer system
concept; types, categories, generation and trends in computers; components of a
computer system; primary and secondary storage; computer storage capacities; computer
peripherals – inputs, output and storage devices; number system (binary; octal;
hexadecimal and their operations) for computers; security of computer hardware,
hardware standards, acquisition and selection of computers.
4. Computer Software – An Overview
Computer software – an introduction, software trends; systems software – operating
systems, utilities, assembler, compiler, linker, loader; multi-programming, multiprocessing,
time sharing, batch processing, on-line and real time processing; application
software; computer virus and crimes.
5. Data Base
Data base concepts, data structure, data base management system; data base files.
6. Programming – An Overview
Programming concepts, stages of programming; programme development approach;
algorithm, flow charting concepts; high level languages; machine level languages.
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August 3rd, 2018, 03:20 PM
priyansh bangani
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I'm Ex student OF B.COM 1 st year from dhamtari. As my result is declared and in Business Management i have an supply. I want to aaply for revaluation but there only retotaling are shown . Is there is an technical problem so please check it.
NAME : Priyansh Bangani
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