CS Foundation course Details :

Below mentioned is the course details for CS foundation , this will give you a complete knowledge and details about the CS foundation course

Eligibility for CS Foundation course

  1. Candidates who have passed Senior Secondary (10+2) examination of a Board/University constituted by law in India or any examination recognised by the Central Government as equivalent thereto are eligible
  2. Provisional admission is allowed to a candidate who has appeared or enrolled for appearing in Senior Secondary (10+2 or equivalent) examination , provided proof of passing the examination is produced within 6 months of making the application
  3. Admission is open throughout the year by making an application in the prescribed Form FC-1 together with documentary evidence in support of date of birth and educational qualification

Duration of CS Foundation Programme:

  1. CS Foundation programme is for 8 months (excluding the months of registration and examination)
  2. Students should clear the foundation exam within 3 years from the date of registration

CS Foundation Course Details

There are 4 subjects in CS Foundation.

  1. Business Environment and Entrepreneurship
  2. Business Management Ethics and Communication
  3. Business Economics
  4. Fundamental of Accounting and Auditing

CS Foundation Registration Last Date for 2016 :

CS Foundation Registration is open throughout the year.

Exam Months                                                  Last Date upto
December 2016 Examination 31st March 2016
June 2017 Examination 30th September 2016

CS Foundation Registration and examination Fee :

Particulars Details Fees in INR
Students Registration Fee 4500/-
Students Examination Fee 1200/-

Documents Required for CS Foundation Registration

A student needs to apply online for registration for CS foundation , but before registering online, the student needs to have the below mentioned documents in soft copy ready to upload, preferably in any of the mentioned formats

  • File format can be the jpg, jpeg, png,gif, or bmp
  • The file sizes of documents does not exceed 5 MB
  • Student Photo image should be in between 20KB – 50KB
  • Student Signature images should be in between 10KB – 20KB

List of Documents to upload online for CS  foundation registration

  • Candidate Photograph
  • Signature of the candidate
  • DOB Certificate (10th Pass Certificate)
  • Roll Number (if appearing in 10+2)
  • 12th Passing certificate/Mark sheet
  • Category Certificate (if belonging to SC/ST OR Physically Handicapped Category)

Medium of Examination

The Institute allows facility to students to appear in examination in English as well as in Hindi. (Except Business Communication subject of Foundation Program)

Qualifying Marks

A candidate is declared to have passed the CS Foundation examination, if he/she secures at one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects.


A candidate possessing any of the following qualifications or any other qualifications recognised by the Council of the ICSI with the approval of the Central Government as equivalent thereto, is exempted from passing the Foundation examination

A Degree or master’s degree in Corporate Secretaryship or Commerce Pass in the Final examination of the Institute of Cost and Works Accounts of India(ICWAI) or the Institute of Chartered Accountants(ICAI) of India or any other Accountancy Institution in India or abroad recognised as  equivalent thereto by the Council:


A degree or master’s degree in any discipline other than Fine Arts.

A candidate who is eligible for exemption from the Foundation examination under clause (iii) stated above can seek registration as student. Such a candidate before becoming eligible for undergoing coaching for the Intermediate examination is required to undergo satisfactorily a course of postal or oral tuition for those subjects of the foundation examination which he had not studied at the graduate or post graduate level, after registration as a student.