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Applicability of Companies Act, 2013 in CS-June, 2015 Examinations

Companies Act, 2013 Applicability in 

CS-June, 2015 Examinations

Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has issued clarification about applicability of the Companies Act, 2013 for Company Secretaries June, 2015 Examination.

The Institute, by issuing clarification on its website, clarified that Provisions of Companies Act, 2013  and the rules made thereunder shall be applicable for June, 2015 Examinations. Also, it has been clarified that the questions papers shall carry the questions from Companies Act, 2013.

Further, the Institute clarified that those sections of the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made thereunder which have been notified by the Government of India and came into force up to December 31, 2014 shall be applicable for June 2015 Examinations.

The clarification issued by ICSI also specifies that the Amendments / clarifications / circulars issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, upto December, 2014 shall be applicable for June-2015 Examinations.

The following words of the clarification talks about the applicability of provisions of Companies Act, 1956:

"In respect of sections of the Companies Act, 2013 which have not been notified till December 2014, applicable sections of Companies Act, 1956 will continue to apply."

Applicable For

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

  1. Students of Foundation Programme (New Syllabus)
  2. Students of Executive Programme (New Syllabus)
  3. Students of Professional Programme (Old & New Syllabus)

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 / Circulars / Orders issued by MCA
  5. Provisions of Companies Act, 1956 (to such extent where provisions of Companies Act, 2013 are not applicable)

Institute of Company Secretaries of India had provided the Study Material [Module] based on New Companies Act, 2013 on its official website website [] for the students going to appear in Company Secretaries June, 2015 Examinations.

For Foundation Programme (New Syllabus)

For Executive Programme (New Syllabus)

For Professional Programme (Old & New Syllabus)

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