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Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test

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Syllabus for Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test 2020

Name of the Organization


The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Exam Name
Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET)

Exam Date
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CSEET Test Pattern

Subject Name
No of Questions
Exam Duration

Business Communication
02 Hours

Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning

Economic and Business

Current Affairs



CSEET Exam Syllabus

CSEET Syllabus – Business Communication
Essentials of Good English

English Grammar and its usage-Noun, Pronouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Interjection, Voice, Articles, Tenses, Prefix, and Suffix, Punctuations, etc.
Enriching Vocabulary-Choice of words, Synonyms and
Common errors in English
Words with multiple meaning
One word substitution
Words frequently misspelled
Idioms and phrases
Sentence arrangement
Para jumbles
Sentence completion
Sentence correction
Foreign words and phrases commonly used
Comprehension of passage and art of Summarizing


Concept of Communication, Meaning, and Significance of Good Communication
Business Communication- Principles and Process
Means of Communication- Written, Oral, Visual,
Choice of Modes of Communication
Communication Networks- Vertical, Circuit, Chain, Wheel, Star
Commonly used Mediums of Digital Communication- Email, SMS, Voice mail, Multimedia, Teleconferencing,
Mobile Phone Conversation, Video Conferencing, etc.
Listening Skills-Types, Purpose, Steps to Effective Listening, Barriers to Effective Listening and Ways to
overcome the Barriers
Barriers to Effective Communication and Ways to Overcome the Barriers

CSEET Syllabus – Business Correspondence

Business Letters – Its Essentials, Parts, Types, Salutations
Positive Messages, Negative Messages, and Persuasive Messages
Business Reports, Inter and Intra-departmental Communication- Office Orders, Office Circulars,
Memorandum, Office Notes, Management Information System (MIS)
Concept of Web, Internet, and E-correspondence
Intranet- Benefit, and Purpose
Email – Features, Procedure to Write a Formal Email, Email Etiquettes
Essential Elements of Email- Subject line, Formal Greeting, Target Audience (Reader), Clarity and
Conciseness, Formal Closing, Proofreading, Feedback
Advantages and Disadvantages of Email


Common Business Terminologies

Terms defined under various Laws, Rules and Regulations including Financial and Non-Financial terms and expressions.

CSEET Syllabus – Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning
Logical Reasoning

Cause and Effect Reasoning
Coding and Decoding
Deriving Conclusion from Passages
Drawing Inference
Number Test
Sequence and Series
Statement and Assumptions

Verbal Reasoning

Alphabet Test
Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle
Assertion and Reason
Blood Relations
Decision Making
Inserting Missing Characters
Logical Sequence Test
Logical Venn Diagram
Number, Ranking and Time Sequence Test
Truth-Tellers and Liars

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning
Completion of Incomplete Pattern
Figure Matrix
Grouping of Identical Figures
Mirror Image
Rule Detection
Numeric and Alphabet Series

Indian Constitution

Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
Directive Principles of State Policy
State under Constitution
President and Governors
Council of Ministers and Prime Minister
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, and Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council
Supreme Court and High Courts
Landmark Amendment in Constitution
List of subjects-Centre, State and Concurrent

Elements of General Laws (Indian Contract Act and Law of Torts)

Law of Contract

Offer, Acceptance, Consideration, and Competency to Contract.
Types of Contract: Void, Voidable, Unenforceable
Performance of Contract
Frustration of Contract
Quasi Contract
Breach of Contract and Remedies

Law of Torts

Basics of Torts
Specific Defenses
Nuisance and Negligence
Strict, Absolute and Vicarious Liability
Malicious Prosecution

Elements of Company Secretaries Legislation

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Vision, Mission, Motto and Core Values of the Institute
Company Secretary under Company Secretaries Act, 1980.
Functions of Company Secretary under the Companies Act, 2013
Role of Company Secretary in Employment
Role of Company Secretary in Practice

Elements of Company Law

Meaning and Nature of Company
Types of Companies
Incorporation of a Company
Types of capital
Board of Directors -(Concept, Appointment and Removal of Directors)
Board Meetings & Shareholders Meetings
Corporate Social Responsibility
Business Ethics
Ethical Dilemma

Legal Reasoning

Reading Comprehension
Legal Fundamentals and Terms
Legal Reasoning-

(a) Reasoning by Analogy
(b) Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

Questions of Fact (or factual issues)
Questions of Law (or legal issues)
Landmark Judgments of Supreme Court and High Court
Legal Problems – Reading and understanding a case
Legal Terminology and Maxims

CSEET Syllabus – Economic and Business Environment
Part A – Economics

Basics of Demand and Supply and Forms of Market Competition
Indian Union Budget
National Income Accounting and Related Concepts
Indian Financial Markets
Indian Economy

Part B – Business Environment

Entrepreneurship Scenario
Business Environment
Key Government Institutions


CSEET Syllabus – Current Affairs

International bodies (ASEAN, BRICS, SAARC, G-20, BIMSTEC, etc.)
Organizations like RBI, NABARD, CCI, IBBI, IMF, OECD, ADB, World Bank, etc.
Summits and conferences
Current development in Banking and Finance (digital banking, govt. initiatives, financial inclusion, etc.)
Current development in stock markets
Recent important judgments passed by Supreme Court and High Courts of India, Tribunals
Current affairs related to CS Institute/Profession and regulatory bodies
Current updates on the environment, biodiversity, climate change, and sustainable development
Latest developments in science and technology, IT, Computers and Space science
Business personalities and leaders
Committees and appointments
Art and culture
Books and their authors
Awards and honors
Current political scenario
Initiatives/ schemes of the government
Language and national symbols
Governance and ethics
International diplomacy

Part B – Presentation and Communication Skills

Listening Skills
Written Communication Skills
Oral Communication Skills

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