The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI) has launched a new syllabus for CS Foundation Programme today, at New Delhi. The CS Foundation programme consists of four papers viz., Business Environment and Entrepreneurship; Business Management, Ethics and Communication; Business Economics; Fundamentals of Accounting and Auditing.
Under the new syllabus, Optical Marks Recognition (OMR) based examination (Objective type multiple choice questions) would be conducted for Foundation Programme. The students are eligible to appear in the examination on the basis of self study.The requirement of Coaching Completion Certificate has been discontinued for Foundation Programme Students.
The new syllabus of Foundation Programme will be effective from 1st February, 2012 and the examination under this new syllabus will be held from December 2012 session of CS examinations.