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Exam Date On21st - 29th Dec 2023

ICSI CS Application Form 2023: CS December Registration (BEGINS), Exam Dates, Steps to Fill Application Form

CS Registration 2023: ICSI started the CS registration 2023 for the Executive and Professional December session. While the CS registration 2023 both modules has been concluded, the registration for the single module will close on July 31, 2023.
ICSI CS Application Form 2023

ICSI CS Application Form 2023

What's New? 

ICSI CS 2023: ICSI has started with the CS registration 2023 December session for Executive and Professional exams. The CS registration for both the module has been concluded and the CS registration 2023 for the single module is going on and will conclude on July 31, 2023. Meanwhile, the CSEET registration 2023 for the July session also started on June 15, 2023.

ICSI CS Exam 2023: ICSI has started with the CS registration 2023. The CS executive and professional registration 2023 for both modules have concluded whereas the CS registration 2023 for the module will conlcude on July 31, 2023. Apart from that, the ICSI has released the ICSI CS December 2023 exam dates. The exam will start on December 21, 2023, and will conclude on December 30, 2023. 

Meanwhile, the ICSI CSEET  registration process started on June 15, 2023. Candidates who have to appear for the CSEET exam can enrol themselves for the examination. Also, the ICSI CS executive and professional exam 2023 (June session) have been conducted. The exam was held from June 01, 2023, to June 10, 2023. 

CS registration 2023 is a lengthy process and it consists of several important steps including filling the application form, uploading the required documents and paying the application fees. 

ICSI Application Form 2023

Candidates should note that the ICSI CS application process is the first step for candidates towards appearing for the CS examination. The registration process is conducted by ICSI and dates for the registration vary for the types of modules. The registration process for the June session started on February 26, 2023, and came to an end on March 25, 2023. Meanwhile, the registration for the December 2023 session for the CS  Executive/Professional registration (both module) concluded and for single module, the CS registration will end on July 31, 2023.  

The application process for the CS executive and CS professional exam consists of several steps from filling in important information to uploading necessary documents.  Before registering for the exam, candidates should keep some of the important documents including a DOB certificate, ID proof, class 12 admit card and others with themselves. 

ICSI CS Exam Schedule for Executive and Professional Programme 2023 (December Session) 

Candidates can take a look at the following exam Schedule for ICSI CS Executive and Professional Programme 2023 down in the table. 


CS Executive (Syllabus 2017) Exam

CS Executive (Syllabus 2022) Exam 

December 21, 2023

Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws   - (Module 1) 

Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws  - (Group 1)

December 22, 2023

Securities Laws and Capital Markets  - (Module 2)

Capital Market and Securities Laws - (Group 2)

December 23, 2023

Company Law - (Module 1)

Company Law and Practice (Group 1)

December 24, 2023

Economic, Business and Commercial Laws  - (Module 2)

Economic, Commercial and Intellectual Property Laws (Group 2)

December 25, 2023

No Exam

December 26, 2023

Setting Up of Business Entities and Closure - (Module 1) 

Setting Up of Business, Industrial and Labour Laws- (Group 1)

December 27, 2023

Corporate and Management Accounting  - (Module 2) 

(OMR Based)

Tax Laws and Practice  - (Group 2) 

December 28, 2023

Tax Laws - (OMR Based) - (Module 1)

Corporate Accounting and Financial Management - (Group 1)

December 29, 2023

Financial and Strategic Management - (OMR Based) - (Module 2) 

No Exam 



CS Professional Exam 

December 21, 2023

Governance, Risk Management, Compliances and Ethics (Module I)

December 22, 2023

Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due  (Module II)

December 23, 2023

Corporate Funding and Listings in Stock Exchanges  (Module III)

December 24, 2023

Advanced Tax Laws (Module I)

December 25, 2023

No Exam 

December 26, 2023

Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation and Winding – up - (Module II)

December 27, 2023

Multidisciplinary Case Studies  - (Module III) - Open Boox Exam 

December 28, 2023

Drafting, Pleadings and Appearances  - (Module I)

December 29, 2023

Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non– Compliances and Remedies - (Module III)

December 30, 2023

Elective 1 out of below 5 subjects [Open Book Exam.] (Module – III) 

  • Banking - Law and Practice 
  • Insurance - Law and Practice
  • Intellectual Property Rights – Laws and Practices 
  • Labour Laws and Practice 
  • Insolvency – Law and Practice

Steps to Register for ICSI CS Exam 2023 

Candidates who are thinking of appearing for the CS examination are required to first register for the CS examination. However, candidates must know that the registration process for Executive and Professional have different steps. Take a look at the registration steps for both programmes here: 

How to Register for ICSI CS Executive Programme 

Take a look at the registration step for ICSI CS Executive Programme here : 

Step 1: Go to the official website 

Step 2: Once logged in, candidates need to check the list of documents required to fill out the application form

Step 3: Candidates need to enter the CSEET  unique number and CSEET roll number in the given column 

Step 4: Candidates need to enter the verification code

Step 5: Click on the submit tab 

Step 6: Now, candidates need to enter the details as asked such as information source, details of the documents, and educational details.

Step 7: Candidates now need to pay the application fee 

Step 8: Click on submit 

Step 9: Save the document 

NOTE: Save the document and take a printout of it for future reference. 

How to register for ICSI Professional Programme 

Step 1: Go to the official website 

Step 2: Now, candidates need to enter login details 

Step 3: Now, under the 'student' tan candidates will see the 'my account'  -- click on that 

Step 4: Now, under the “payment request” option, candidates need to click on professional registration 

Step 5: Candidates have to upload their pass mark sheet for both modules of the Executive Programme

Step 6: Candidates have to pay Rs 1200 as the application fees 

Step 7: Candidates can now registration letter /E-identify card

NOTE: In case a candidate faces any payment problems, then they can visit “online services". Candidates can also  contact the error screenshot at:

ICSI CS Application Fees 

In order to complete the application process, candidates are required to pay the application fees. Candidates must note that the application for the Foundation programme, Executive programme and Professional programme are completely different from one another. 

Take a look at the application fee for all three programmes here : 


Examination Fee

Foundation Programme

Rs 1200

Executive Programme

Rs 1200/ module

Professional Programme

Rs 1200/module

NOTE: Candidates have to pay a late fee of  Rs 250 if in any case, they are unable to make their registration on time. 

Important Documents Candidates Should Have Before Registration 

There are a bunch of documents that candidates are required to carry with them as they begin the registration process. Take a look at the given list of documents here : 

  • Candidate's photo
  • Candidate's signature 
  • Candidate's class 12 admit card
  • Category  fee of candidate 
  • Candidate's ID proof 
  • DOB certificate 
  • Candidate's class 12 pass certificate or mark sheet 

Specification of Documents 

Some documents including the signature, photo and others are required to be shared in a certain format. Take a look at the format here:

Format of file

jpg, jpeg, png, gif, bmp, pdf

Maximum size of the file 

2 MBs

Photograph file size

The document should be between 20kb to 50kb

Signature file size

The document should be between 10kb to 20 kb

Course Fee For CS Foundation, Executive, Professional Programme : 

Take a look at the different fee structures for all three programmes. 

CS Programme Name

CS Programme Fee

Foundation Programme

Rs 4500

Executive Programme

Rs 9000 for candidates of commerce graduates/CPT passed of ICAI/Foundation passed of ICAI-CMA

Professional Programme

IRs 12000

Concession of Fees for Different Categories 

Candidates who belong to categories including  Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes are given a major concession in the application fees. These candidates have to pay half of the application fees compared to general category students. 

Those candidates who are physically handicapped will have to pay only the registration/admission fee. These candidates have to pay only 25% of the exam fee which is charged to the general category candidates. 

Important Points to Remember While Filling Application Form 

Candidates should make sure that while selecting the examination centre, the combination of modules, and the medium of examination carefully 

When paying the examination fee through a Canara Bank Challan, candidates need to deposit the cash in the bank within the scheduled time frame

Candidate should get in touch with their bank if the enrollment fee was withdrawn out of the account or paid with a credit/debit card but an acknowledgement slip was not produced

Keep a copy of the examination fee receipt that was generated online when the enrollment cost was paid.

After paying the fee, check the status of the transaction; if it failed, submit the enrollment form once more.

How to Check Preliminary Enrollment Status

If a candidate wishes to check their Preliminary enrollment status, then here's how they can do it by following the given steps : 

Step 1: Go to the official website 

Step 2: On the homepage, candidates will see a tab which reads 'Examination Enrolment Status- December 2022 Examination’ -- click on it 

Step  3: Now, candidates need to enter the details such as DOB, registration number and Captcha -- click on submit 

Step 4: The enrollment of the registered candidate will be displayed on the screen 

CS Admit Card 2023

Once the admission process is completed for either of the programmes, candidates can then become eligible to get the CS admit card for the programme they have filled out the registration form for. 

The CS admit card is an essential document which contains several information about the candidate including their name, roll number, exam centre address, exam date and timings, module(s) and exam day guidelines. Candidates are advised to keep the hall ticket safely as without the document they will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the registration date for CS exam June 2023 session ?

The registration process for the CS Executive June 2023 registration began on February 26, 2023, and came to an end on March 25, 2023.  However, ICIS resumed registration with a late fee payment on March 26, 20243, and the procedure ended on April 19, 2023. 

What are the documents that candidates need to keep with themselves while registering for the CS exam?

Candidates need to keep documents including the candidate’s photo, aspirant signature, class 12 admit card, DOB certificate, candidate's class 12 admit card and others.

What is the application fee for the Foundation programme application?

Candidates must know that the fees for all three programmes are different. Candidates appearing for the Foundation exam have to pay Rs 1200 per module.

What is the CS professional fees?

The CS professional fee described by the ICSI is Rs 12,000. Candidates can check other details on the official website.

Who will get the ICSI CS Admit Card?

The ICSI CS admit card will be given to only those candidates who will successfully complete the registration process.