CSEET 2021 Exam , Eligibility , Syllabus , Registration Fee

CSEET 2021 Exam , Eligibility , Syllabus , Registration Fee


The CS Executive Entrance Examination (CSEET) is administered by the Institute of Company Secretaries (ICSI) for direct entry to the CS Executive Program. The CS Executive Entrance Exam Test (CSEET) will be conducted 4 times a year in May, July, November and January. Students appearing for the 10+2 exams/who have recently appeared for the same or students, undergraduates and postgraduates can register with CSEET at icsi.edu.

Eligibility Criteria for CSEET 2021 Exam

  • An applicant who has appeared / is appearing for Senior Secondary (10 + 2) examination is eligible to appear for CSEET.
  • All graduates / postgraduates who have so far qualified for direct registration for the CS Executive Program are required to pass CSET to qualify for registration for the Executive Program.


  • Applicants who have passed the CSF Foundation Program are exempted from the CSEET without paying a waiver fee.
  • Candidates who have passed final examination of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and / or
  • The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMII) is exempted from CSEET and Rs 5,000 (only Rs 5,000) will be given at the time of registration for the CS Executive Program.


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CSEET 2021 Exam Highlights

Full Exam Name CS Executive Entrance Test
Short Exam Name CSEET
Conducting Body Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Frequency of Conduct 4 times a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 1000 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Duration 135 Hours


CSEET 2021 Exam Application Form:

Applicants who are eligible for the application form can apply online through the official website https://www.icsi.edu/.

Below are the steps for CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) registration:

Step 1: To register for CSEET, type www.icsi.edu in any recommended browser (IE 9, Mozilla 38.0 and above, Chrome 39.0), and then “Online Services”

Step 2: Click on the link https://smash.icsi.in/Scripts/CSEET/Instructions_CSEET.aspx to register for CSEET.

Step 3: Fill Basic Details

Step 4: Fill the eligibility details

Step 5: Fee Details

Step 6: Upload the mandatory documents

Step 7: Preview after previewing the application, click the “Confirm Application” button.

Step 8: Select payment mode

Step 9: Transaction ID Generation. Note the transaction ID for future reference.


CSEET 2021 Exam Registration Fee

The registration fee for appearing in CSEET is Rs 1,000 per student (Rs 1000 only).  Which is for 1 attempt only for each attempt 1000/- needs to pay.

The fee waiver is applicable to different categories of students.

The category wise application fee payable for CSEET 2021 is as follows:


CSEET Registration Fees

Category Amount payable Concession
General Rs 1000 NA
SC/ST Rs 500 50% concession
Physically handicapped Rs 500 50% concession
Wards and Widows of Martyrs and Defense Service Personnel with Permanent Disability Nil 100% concession
Serving or Retired personnel of Defense services and paramilitary forces Rs 500 50% concession
ICSI Staff or their wards/ Spouse of ICSI Staff Rs 250 75% concession
ICLS Officers/ Officers & Staff of MCA and affiliated offices (NCLT, SFIO and CCI) Nil 100% concession
Students from North Eastern States, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and Himachal Pradesh Rs 500 50% concession
Students from Union Territories of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Nil 100% concession


Note that CSEET can be appeared for during the registration steps. Applicants who have already filled the original registration details, but have not been able to apply fully, can use their specific request ID and proceed to the next steps of the application process by clicking on the incomplete registration option given in it.

Revised fee structure for registration to Executive program

Particulars Fee Payable (Rs.)




Foundation passed

ICAI Final passed ICMAI Final passed
Registration Fee 2000 2000 2000 2000
Education Fee 6500 6500 6500 6500
CSEET Exemption Fee Nil Nil 5000 5000
Pre-Exam Test Fee 1000 1000 1000 1000
One Day Orientation Prog. Fee 600 600 600 600
Chartered Secretary Journal Subscription (Optional) for one


500 500 500 500
Total 10600 10600 15600 15600


Application Fees For CSEET 2021 Exam

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 1000
SC, ST Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 500


CSEET Syllabus For 2021 Exam

The entrance examination question paper will be based on the following topics:

Paper 1 – Business Communication: To test the applicants’ knowledge of English grammar requirements and important aspects of professional communication.

Paper 2 – Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning: To examine the basic understanding of the law, legal aptitude, and logical reasoning skills.

Paper 3 – Economic and Business Environment: Understanding the concepts of micro and macroeconomics focusing on the Indian economy to examine the understanding of various important components of the business environment.

Paper 4 – Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva-Voce): To test applicants’ awareness of current issues of national and international importance to test the listening and writing skills of the applicants.

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2 responses on "CSEET 2021 Exam , Eligibility , Syllabus , Registration Fee"

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