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Companies Act, 2013 Applicability in CS-December, 2014 Examinations

Companies Act, 2013 Applicability in 

CS-December, 2014 Examinations

Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has issued clarification about applicability of the Companies Act, 2013 for Company Secretaries December, 2014 Examination.

The Institute, by issuing clarification on its website, clarified that Provisions of Companies Act, 2013 shall be applicable for December, 2014 Examinations. Also, it has been clarified that the questions papers shall carry the questions from Companies Act, 2013.

Further, the clarification specifies that Companies Act, 1956 shall not be applicable for the CS-December, 2014 examinations. The question papers shall not carry the questions from Companies Act, 1956.

Applicable For

The clarification is applicable for the following students appearing in the following Papers:-

Students of Foundation Programme 

  • Business Environment and Entrepreneurship (Paper-1)
Students of Executive Programme

  • Company Law Paper (Module-1,  Paper-1)
  • Company Accounts and Auditing Practices (Module-2, Paper-5) 
  • Capital Markets and Securities Laws (Module 2, Paper 6) 
Students of Professional Programme 
  • Advanced Company Law and Practice (Module 1, Paper 1) 
  • Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence (Module 1, Paper 2) 
  • Corporate Restructuring, Valuation and Insolvency (Module 1, Paper 3) 
  • Ethics, Governance and Sustainability (Module 2,Paper 6) 
  • Drafting, Appearances and Pleadings (Module 3, Paper 8) 
  • Capital, Commodity and Money Market (Module 3, Paper 9.2, Elective)

What is applicable..??

According to the clarification, Following are applicable in the examinations:-
  1. Provisions of the Companies Act, 2013
  2. Rules made under Companies Act, 2013
  3. Regulations made under Companies Act, 2013
  4. Notifications issued by MCA

Institute of Company Secretaries of India had provided the Study Material based on New Companies Act, 2013 on its official website website [] for the students gong to appear in Company Secretaries December, 2014 Examinations.

You can download the material by clicking the following links.....

To view the official clarification issued by ICSI, click the following link...

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