The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Thursday postponed the examinations for executive and professional programmes scheduled for December 20 and 21, due to prevailing situation amid ongoing anti-citizenship law protests. The institute will announce the revised dates for the postponed exams later.
From December 23, the examinations will be held as per regular schedule at all examination centres across the country and abroad according to the time-table, it added. ''Revised dates of the exam in respect of above-mentioned papers will be announced later on. Examinations will be held as per regular schedule from December 23, 2019 onwards as per the time-table at all examination centres across the country and abroad,'' the institute said in a release.
The courses for which the exam has been postponed are given below:
Cost and Management Accounting (OMR Based)
Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws
Advanced Company Law and Practice
Governance Risk Management, Compliances and Ethics
Industrial Labour and General Laws (OMR Based)
Securities Laws and Capital Markets
Information Technology and Systems Audit
Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management, and Due Diligence
Around 1 lakh students were going to appear in the exam, the ICSI said. The CS pre-exam for December session was held in October. The CS pre-exam is a mandatory exam for the students of Executive programme and Professional programme, under the new syllabus of ICSI, to be eligible for enrolling for the December 2019 session.