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About CSEET 2022
CSEET May 2022- The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has commenced the CSEET 2022 registration (May session) in online mode on December 16, 2021. The CSEET 2022 registration is open till April 15, 2021. CSEET exam for May session will be held on May 7, 2022.
CSEET January 2022- ICSI will declare the CSEET Result 2022 for the January session on January 19, 2022. CSEET 2022 exam was held on January 8, 2022. Candidates who could not appear in the exam on the given date can reappear for the exam on January 10, 2022. The CSEET admit card was released in online mode on December 29, 2021. The exam is conducted in online, remote-proctored mode. The registrations for January were closed on December 15, 2021.
To help candidates understand the remote proctored exam mode and the overall exam structure beforehand, ICSI also conducted a CSEET mock test from January 4 to 6, 2022. The result includes information like the sectional and overall marks, and the qualifying status.
- January 19, 2022 - ICSI Result: CSEET January 2022, CS Foundation December 2021 results today at icsi.edu
- January 18, 2022 - ICSI CSEET 2022 result tomorrow; Check all details
- January 3, 2022 - CSEET 2022 January session mock test tomorrow; Check details
- December 29, 2021 - CSEET admit card has been released for the January session
- December 28, 2021 - ICSI to conduct CSEET January 2022 exam in remote proctored mode
- October 19, 2021 - ICSI CSEET 2022 registration open for January session; Apply here
CSEET 2022 Basic Details:
- CSEET exam 2022 is conducted in Remote Proctored Mode
- Candidates who have already qualified in CS foundation or ICAI CA final course or ICMAI CMA final course are exempt from appearing for CSEET
- The result indicates the qualifying status of each candidate and will be valid for a period of one year from its declaration
About CSEET exam
CSEET is an entrance exam conducted by ICSI, four times a year: January, May, July, and November. The CSEET has replaced the CS Foundation Course; candidates who qualify the exam are eligible for direct admission to the CS Executive course. As per the CSEET eligibility criteria, to take the CSEET 2022 exam, the candidate needs to have passed 10+2 exam; graduates and postgraduate candidates also need to appear in the CSEET. Such candidates who pass the CSEET 2022 exam are eligible for registration to the CS Executive Programme. The CS executive programme will be administered through correspondence/distance learning mode and is of 9 months duration. The option of attending class room teaching facilities organized by the Institute will be available in select location only, for which candidates will have to pay an additional fee.
CSEET 2022 qualifying marks
To qualify (pass) CSEET 2022, the candidate needs to secure a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and 50% marks in aggregate.
CSEET 2022 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||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
CSEET 2022 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
16 Dec, 2021 - 15 Apr, 2022
Application - May session | Mode: Online Ongoing
07 May, 2022
Exam - May session | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
19 Jan, 2022
Result - January session | Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2022
Exam - Re-test (January session) | Mode: Online
08 Jan, 2022
Exam - January session | Mode: Online
04 Jan, 2022 - 06 Jan, 2022
Mock Test (January session) | Mode: Online
29 Dec, 2021
Admit Card - January session | Mode: Online
16 Nov, 2021 - 15 Dec, 2021
Application - January Session | Mode: Online
ICSI has released the CSEET 2022 eligibility criteria on its official website. Candidates willing to take the exam need to fulfil the eligibility requirements. The following CSEET Eligibility 2022 conditions need to be fulfilled:
- Candidate appearing in Senior Secondary examination (10+2 exam) or equivalent examination
- Candidate who has passed the Senior secondary examination (10+2 exam) or equivalent examination
Note- Graduates/ postgraduates who could directly enter the CS Executive programme will now have to compulsorily pass the CSEET 2022.
Only the following categories of students can be exempted from CSEET 2022:
- Candidates who have qualified CS Foundation exam - Without any exemption fee
- Candidates who have passed CA Final (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) - Have to pay Rs 5000 as exemption fee during CS Executive registration
- Candidates who have passed CMA Final (The Institute of Company Secretaries of India) - Have to pay Rs 5000 as exemption fee while registering for CS Executive.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
To fill the application for CSEET 2022, candidates must register, fill in the details, upload documents and pay the fee. CSEET registration is open four times a year. The May session registrations are open till April 15, 2022. Whereas, the January 2022 registrations were closed on December 15, 2021. The list of documents to upload with the application form is given here. The steps to register and fill the CSEET application form 2022 are also given in this section.
Documents required to register for CSEET 2022
- Photograph of the candidate (size 20kb to 50kb)
- Signature of the candidate (size 10kb to 20kb)
- DOB Certificate (10th pass certificate)
- Admit Card/ Hall Ticket for 10+2 Examinations (if appearing) or 10+2 Pass Certificate/ Mark Sheet (if already passed)
- Category Certificate (if applicable)
- Identity proof (Aadhar card/passport/voter ID /pan card/driving license/ration card)
* Files to be uploaded should not exceed 2 MB in size and should be in - jpg, jpeg, png, gif, bmp, pdf formats only.
Recommended Browsers: IE 9, Mozilla 38.0 & above, Chrome 39.0
How to fill the CSEET 2022 Application Form?
Step 1 : Registration: Click on the link given above
Step 2: Fill in basic personal, address details and enter one exam centre as per preference from the list given Submit and note the unique registration ID generated
Step 3: Fee payable comes up on the screen. If the amount is correct, save and move to the next step
Step 4: Upload mandatory documents as specified above and submit the same
Step 5: Preview application. Check all details are correct and confirm the application form
Step 6: Select payment mode and pay the fees. Note the transaction ID for future reference
On successful payment, the CSEET 2022 is confirmed and intimated through email/SMS on registered email id/mobile number. A CSEET exam schedule is sent through email/SMS.
The category wise application fee payable for CSEET 2022 is as follows:
CSEET Registration Fees
|SC/ST||Rs 500||50% concession|
|Physically handicapped||Rs 500||50% concession|
|Wards and Widows of Martyrs and Defence Service Personnel with Permanent Disability||Nil||100% concession|
|Serving or Retired personnel of Defence 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 the 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 the CSEET registration can be done in stages. Candidates who have already filled in the basic registration details but could not completely filling the application can use their Unique Request ID after clicking on the incomplete registration option given therein and proceed to the next stages of the application process.
Revised fee structure for registration to Executive programme
Fee Payable (Rs.)
ICAI Final passed
ICMAI Final passed
CSEET Exemption Fee
Pre-Exam Test Fee
One Day Orientation Prog. Fee
Chartered Secretary Journal Subscription (Optional) for one
|General||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 1000|
|SC, ST||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 500|
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) provides the syllabus of CSEET 2022 on its official website. The computer-based test has four sections as per the official syllabus. Comprehensive details related to the topics and subtopics included in the following sections is mentioned under the CSEET Syllabus.
- Business Communication
- Legal Aptitude & Logical Reasoning
- Economic and Business Environment
- Current Affairs
CSEET 2022 Preparation Tips
ICSI specifies reading material for CSEET 2022 exam. Apart from referring to the CSEET syllabus, candidates can refer to the ICSI CSEET study material. The pdf links of the CSEET 2022 reading material are given below:
CSEET reading material 2022
Along with the official study material, it is useful to go through reference books suggested by ICSI members and CSEET exam toppers. Some of the reference CSEET books by good publishers and authors are given in the table below:
CSEET 2022 reference books
Author/ Publisher name
MCQ’s on Tax laws
Economic and Commercial Laws
CS Anoop Jain
EBOOK CSEET All four books combo pack
CSEET 2022 Exam Pattern
Candidates preparing for the exam need to check the CSEET 2022 exam pattern to get an idea of the subjects, type of questions, duration of exam, mode and medium as well as marking scheme. It is vital to know the exam pattern to perform well in the exam. Given below are the details of the exam pattern.
CSEET Exam Pattern 2022
|Number of Questions|
Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning
|35 MCQs |
Economic and Business Environment
|35 MCQs |
Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills
|35 MCQs |
|Total||120 questions||200 marks|
Exam Pattern of CSEET 2022 - Other Details
- Exam Mode: Remote Protocol Mode
- Duration of test: 120 minutes
Presentation and Communication Skills (Viva-Voce): 15 minutes(Cancelled)
- Medium: English
- Number of papers - Four
- Type of Questions - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
- Negative Marking - No
CSEET 2022 Mock Test
ICSI also conducts the CSEET mock test in online mode. As per past records, the mock test is of one-hour time duration. The details related to the batch timings, user Id and password for the CSEET mock test are communicated by E-Mail / SMS separately to the candidates. Candidates are also instructed to log-in 30 minutes prior to the stipulated time.
To appear in the mock test, candidates should mandatorily download the Safe Exam Browser (SEB) in advance to avoid chaos on the exam day.
ICSI has released the admit card for CSEET January 2022 exam in online mode. The admit card can be downloaded by the candidates using their registration number (unique ID) and date of birth. The link to download the admit card is given on this page. It is mandatory for all candidates to download the CSEET admit card 2022 before appearing in the exam.
How to download CSEET admit card 2022
Step 1 - Go to the official website of ICSI and click on CSEET admit card link
Step 2 - Enter your login details - CSEET registration number and date of birth
Step 3 - CSEET admit card will appear on the screen
Step 4 - Download and save it for future reference
Step 5 - Get a hard copy of CSEET admit card before appearing for the exam
Details mentioned on CSEET Jan 2022 admit card
Name of candidate
Enrollment/ registration number
Name and date of exam
Time of the CSEET exam
Exam day guidelines/ instructions
CSEET 2022 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit card
- Photo id
Candidates who appeared for CSEET 2022 (January) will be able to check their results by following the link given on this page; the result will be declared in online mode on January 19, 2022. They need to enter their registration number to log in and avail of the CSEET 2022 result. The qualifying status of the students will be mentioned in the result of CSEET 2022 along with the marks obtained in the entrance test.
Only candidates declared as pass are able to pursue the CS Executive course.
How to check the CSEET Result 2022?
- Login using the link given on this page
- Enter your registration number and date of birth.
- The result will be displayed on the screen.
- Download and take a printout of the result.
The validity of the CSEET exam result is one year and candidates must register for the executive program within that period failing which the CSEET 2022 result will be invalidated and the candidates may have to appear in the exam again.
What details will be included in CSEET 2022 result
- The name of the candidate
- Roll number
- Qualifying status
- Paper-wise and overall marks in CSEET 2022
CSEET Pass Percentage for the January 2022 session will also be released by ICSI. Keeping in mind the previous years pass percentage help candidates to know what score they need to secure to pass the examination. As per the ICSI passing criteria, candidates should secure minimum of 40 % marks in each paper and an aggregate of 50% overall.
CSEET- Pass Percentage
CSEET previous sessions
|January 2022||After exam|
ICSI has announced a minimum qualifying mark for CSEET exam 2022. This is the CS Executive Entrance Test cutoff that candidates must obtain if they wish to pursue the course. The CSEET 2022 qualifying cutoff is mentioned below
- Candidates must obtain a minimum of 40 % marks in each paper
- They must also obtain a minimum of 50% in aggregate.
Candidates who secure the qualifying cutoff of CSEET 2022 will be declared as "Pass" in the entrance exam.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:Why is ICSI conducting CSEET?
CS Executive Entrance Test is introduced by ICSI as entry-level exam for students willing to pursue a Company Secretary course.
Question:Is CSEET mandatory for all?
Yes, from now on, every student entering the CS course will have to pass CSEET and then register for CS Executive. Only students who have passed CS Foundation, CA Final and CMA Final are exempted from passing CSEET.
Question:Is my CS Foundation registration invalid?
No, candidates whose CS Foundation registration validity is due can appear the exams under old CS Foundation programme until the validity period expires.
Question:Who is exempted from CSEET?
Students who have already passed CS Foundation Programme, ICAI (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) Final Course passed students and ICMAI (The Institute of Cost Accountants of India) Final Course passed students are exempted from appearing for CSEET.
Question:Will ICSI discontinue CS Foundation and replace it with CSEET?
Yes, ICSI has discontinued CS Foundation programme for new candidates and CSEET is the entry level exam now. However, students who have already registered for CA Foundation will be able to appear for the exam till their validity of registration lasts.
Question:In what mode will CSEET be conducted?
ICSI conducts CSEET through Online Remote Proctored Mode.
Question:Is there any negative marking for wrong responses in CSEET?
No, there is no negative marking in CSEET.
Question:When will CSEET January 2022 result be declared?
ICSI will declare the CSEET result for January 2022 session on January 19, 2022.
Questions related to CSEET
what is the correct date to register for CSEET to appear exam in July.
The Registration for CSEET 2022 For the month of July, will start from 16 April, 2022. Last date to register is 15 June, 2022. There is no exact date provided by the official team regarding the exam, but it is expected to be taken in the third week of July.
sir cseet ka paper. hindi /English done h hota h
The Company Secretary executive entrance test is conducted only in the English language and not in the Hindi language. The examination of Company secretary executive is conducted in 58 cities of India. The examination is conducted by contracting authority Institute of Company secretaries of India. There are both modes of application applicable for conducting company secretary executive entrance examination Online and Offline. For being eligible for company secretary executive entrance test, your age must be 17 or more than 17 years and you must hold Indian citizenship. This is so because foreign nationals are not allowed for appearing in Company secretary executive entrance examination.
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how many times can I attend the CSEET exam if i have registered once
Hope you are doing well.
You can attempt the CSEET exam only once with the registration. And if you fail or won't give that exam due to any reason than for giving it later you'll have to do registration for it again to appear for that examination. And, the ICSI CS executive entrance exam do administer by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for direct admission to CS executive programs. On their official website, candidates who have completed their 12th grade, graduates, and postgraduates can apply for the ICSI CSEET.
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is it important to attend CSEET mock test ? can we attend that in mobile phone
Hello Priyanka S
As per Official Announcement Yes it is mandatory for all the student of ICSI Board to attend the mock test of CSEET who has applied for CSEET Entrance exam.
ICSI Conducts the CSEET Mock test to Familiarise Candidates with the rules of Examination.
No you cant give this mock test by using your phone. ICSI conducts the CSEET in a remote proctored Mode. all the students have to appear this test using SEB (safe exam Browser) in the laptop or desktop.
I am in std 12th right now...preparing for boards upcoming in march ..As I want to give my cseet attempt in july 2022 ....so when can I register for it?? is it possible right now??
they still did not open the registrations. please be patient.