CS June 2021 exams postponed for the executive programme and the professional programme of the ICSI course. ACS course has been re-scheduled from June month to August Month. As per the ICSI announcement today the examination starts on the 10th of August and ends on the 19th of August. There is no negative marking system and the examination is for three hours. Predominantly the questions are based on the subjective type of answers and only some subjects have the objective type of answers. Company Secretary Ship 2021 examination is the final attempt for the students appearing with the old syllabus. After this term, the new syllabus will be given more importance. CS syllabus and question paper pattern 2021 has disconnection in terms of difficulty level and marking system due to pandemic crisis and change of new syllabus. Let us examine the tactics of securing high marks with subjective type questions and objective type of questions in the 2021 Company secretary ship examination.
Executive examination question paper pattern
CS Executive registration 2021 has been completed by the end of May for the recent batch of CSEET passed students. Negative marking is for every fourth answer under OMR based papers. In the new syllabus, the OMR based papers are cost and management accounting, industrial, Labour, and General Laws, and Tax laws and practice. In the old syllabus, the OMR based papers are Tax laws, financial and strategic management, and corporate and management accounting. On the new syllabus, the subjects with OMR questions are Tax laws, financial and strategic management and Corporate and management accounting. These papers require more focus as it has negative marking. Completing objective type questions subject first and then preparing for the subject type questions related subjects make the planning as efficient.
Tips to write subjective type questions in CS examination
Presentation and the structure of the answer seem to be a simple practice but it helps for securing more marks. Let me divide the answers as theory and case study based answers. Using bullet points, tables, graphs, and legal jargons make the answers impressive. Underline the section, legal jargon and important points. Write the full abbreviations and not the short forms as it sometimes creates confusion. Answers should bring out the important points and present an assumption about the question. This argumentative attitude is the quality which Company secretaries need to learn through the Company secretaryship course.
There are practical subjects in Company secretaryship course such as Tax laws, and Corporate and management accounting. Here the formulas and use the correct values of currencies or units to be calculated. Here accuracy is given prime importance than presentation.
In the case study presentation divide the case study as important points, supporting points to analyse the important points and the conclusion with your assumptions about the scenario. This approach gives a clear understanding to the examiner. Important points, supporting points and the assumption are the right way of presentation for case studies in the law subject.
Professional examination question paper pattern
CS professional June 2021 examination is now postponed to August month. Distribution of mark for first paper is as governance with 50 marks, risk management with 20 marks, Compliance with twenty marks, and ethics and sustainability with ten marks. The second paper is advanced tax laws where the weightage is high for GST, then direct tax and international taxation and then less mark allocation to customs Law. The third paper needs to be covered fully as the complete syllabus is a crucial one. The fourth paper subdivision of mark goes as equal to corporate restructuring and insolvency and liquidation. The sixth paper is the paper with all the chapters as important chapters. The seventh paper is more focused on corporate funding and the next focus on Listing. In the eighth paper, the mark distribution is equal to all the chapters. The ninth paper is the elective paper and it has to be studied with importance to all the chapters. Banking, Insurance, Intellectual property rights, Forensic Audit, Labour laws and practice, Direct tax laws and practice, Insolvency and valuations and business modelling are the elective subjects offered to professional level candidates.
Reschedule of examination by ICSI also facilitate for the change of examination centre. The student can choose the centre which is flexible to them. The time gap with the examination has an impact on the performance of the students. As faculties and parents strive hard to improve the performance of the students proper time management is very important. The aforesaid tips to plan the exam preparation fine-tune the students focus towards securing high marks in the Associate Company secretary ship course.