CS Executive Exam Pattern 2019 - The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) determines the CS Executive 2019 exam pattern which the candidates can find here to boost their preparation. As per the CS Executive exam pattern 2019, all the papers are conducted in offline mode. CS Executive 2019 were conducted by ICSI between December 26 and January 3 for both old and new syllabi. The exam pattern of CS Executive 2019 also mentions that each paper consisted of objective and subjective questions, carrying 100 marks in total. It is essential for candidates to know all these particulars of the CS Executive 2019 exam pattern to get familiar with the type of questions that are asked and thus, prepare accordingly. The passing criteria of CS Executive suggest that candidates must score 40 out of 100 marks in each paper and 50% of total marks overall to qualify for the next level i.e., CS Professional. For more details regarding CS Executive exam pattern 2019, read the full article below.
Latest- CS Executive Dec 2019 result to be announced on February 25, 2020.
Note: ICSI has proposed some amendments in the prevailing CS Programme as curriculum 2022- Click here to check.
According to the changes in the syllabus introduced by ICSI, the CS Executive 2019 exam pattern would be completely subjective as well as objective for (i) Cost and Management Accounting; (ii) Tax Laws and Practice; and (iii) Industrial, Labour and General Laws were held in OMR Mode.
Candidates can check the exam pattern of CS Executive 2019 given in the table below. They will be able to know the type of questions asked, exam mode, duration of exam, etc. from the CS Executive exam pattern.
Mode of Exam
Medium of Exam
English and Hindi (English is compulsory for Business Management, Ethics and Communication papers)
Number of Papers
Duration of Exam
Number of Questions
50 per paper
Type of Questions
Subjective ((i) Cost and Management Accounting; (ii) Tax Laws and
Practice; and (iii) Industrial, Labour and General Laws from the old syllabus are conducted in OMR Mode)
2 marks for each correct answer
No negative marking
Candidates must adhere to the passing criteria in order to qualify CS Executive 2019. Check the required cutoff below:
Jurisprudence, Interpretation and General Laws
Setting up of Business Entities and Closure
Corporate & Management Accounting
Securities Laws & Capital Markets
Economic, Business and Commercial Laws
Financial and Strategic Management
The CS Executive 2019 syllabus released by ICSI contains the list of topics and the allotment of marks. Candidates are highly recommended to check the syllabus of CS Executive 2019 before starting their preparation. As per the syllabus, candidates can prepare a time table which helps them complete the entire course and have some time left for revision.
Candidates must check the official CS Executive 2019 study material to boost their preparation. The CS Executive study material 2019 includes revision test papers, mock tests and question papers helps students with their practice and increase their writing speed and accuracy. The table below enables students to get access to the study material of CS Executive 2019 for each subject:
Corporate and Management Accounting
Securities Laws and Capital Markets
Economic Business and Commercial Laws
Financial and Strategic Management
Candidates can test their preparation from the CS Executive question papers given below. Doing so under exam-like conditions will help them know the frequently asked questions, distribution of marks, etc. They will be able to hone their time management skills as well.
CS Executive Question Papers 2018
CS Executive Question Papers 2017
CS Executive Question Papers 2016
CS Executive Question Papers 2015
CS Executive Question Papers 2014- Old Syllabus
CS Executive Question Papers 2014- New Syllabus
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