The main feature of this new formulated syllabus is that the Council of ICSI has decided to conduct OMR based Examination for the Foundation Programme.
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Question 1:What are the subjects under the New Syllabus of Foundation Programme?
Answer: Under the new syllabus there are four subjects:
Question 2:From which date New Syllabus will be effective?
Answer: The new syllabus of Foundation Programme will be effective from 1st February, 2012.
Question 3:When will be the First examination under the new syllabus?
Answer: The first examination under this new syllabus will be held from December 2012 session of CS examinations.
Question4:From which session existing syllabus would be discontinued?
Answer: The last exam under the existing (Old Syllabus) would be June, 2013.
Question 5:What is the process of transfer from old Syllabus to new syllabus of Foundation Programme of Company Secretaries?
Answer: Students may exercise their option to switch over to the new syllabus while filling up the examination form for December, 2012 session and no other formal request is required to be sent to the Institute for the purpose.
Question 6:What are the fees/Charges for switching over to the New Syllabus?
Answer: No any charges have to be paid by the students of existing syllabus for switching over to the new syllabus of Foundation Programme. However, they have to pay the cost of Study Materials under new syllabus, if any, to be purchased by them.
Question 7:Is there any paper-wise Exemption facility for the students of existing syllabus?
Answer: Students of existing syllabus are NOT eligible for any paper-wise exemptions on switching over to the new syllabus and they will have to appear in all the papers under the new syllabus irrespective of their performance in previous sessions of examinations or any other qualifications.