CS Executive Entrance Test Syllabus CSEET Syllabus

Published On : 2020-01-19

To test the knowledge of the candidates pertaining to essentials of English Grammar and critical aspects of Business Communication.
Total marks: 50
Essentials of Good English                       20 Marks
English Grammar and its usage-Noun, Pronouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Interjection, Voice, Articles, Tenses, Prefix and Suffix, Punctuations etc.
Enriching Vocabulary-Choice of words, Synonyms and Antonyms
Common errors in English
Words with multiple meaning
One word substitution
Words frequently mis-spelt
Idioms and phrases
Para jumbles
Sentence completion
Sentence arrangement
Sentence correction
Foreign words and phrases commonly used
Comprehension of passage and art of Summarizing
Communication                                                       15 Marks
Concept of Communication, Meaning and Significance of Good Communication
Business Communication- Principles and Process
Means of Communication- Written, Oral Visual, Audiovisual
Choice of Modes of Communication
Communication Networks- Vertical, Circuit, Chain, Wheel, Star
Commonly used Mediums of Digital Communication- Email, SMS, Voice mail, Multimedia, Teleconferencing, Mobile Phone Conversation, Video Conferencing etc.
Listening Skills-Types, Purpose, Steps to Effective Listening, Barriers to Effective Listening and Ways to overcome the Barriers
Barriers to Effective Communication and Ways to overcome the Barriers
Business Correspondence                                                 10 Marks
Business Letters- Its Essentials, Parts, Types, Salutations
Positive Messages, Negative Messages and Persuasive Messages
Business Reports, Inter and Intra-departmental Communication- Office Orders, Office Circulars, Memorandum, Office Notes, Management Information System (MIS)
Concept of Web, Internet and E-correspondence
Intranet- Benefit and Purpose
Email- Features, Procedure to Write a Formal Email, Email Etiquettes
Essential Elements of Email- Subject line, Formal Greeting, Target Audience (Reader), Clarity and Conciseness, Formal Closing, Proof reading, Feedback
Advantages and Disadvantages of Email
Common Business Terminologies                                                           5 Marks
Terms defined under various Laws, Rules and Regulations including Financial and Non-Financial terms and expressions
Paper -2
Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning
Objective: To test basic understanding of Laws, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning skills.
Total Marks– 50
Part A- Legal Aptitude (25 marks)
Part-B - Logical Reasoning (25 marks)
Part A
Legal Aptitude (25 marks)
Elements of General Laws (Indian Contract Act and Law of Torts)          5 Marks
a) Law of Contract
 Offer, Acceptance, Consideration and Competency to Contract.
 Types of Contract: Void, Voidable, Unenforceable
 Performance of Contract
 Frustration of Contract
 Quasi Contract
 Breach of Contract and Remedies
b) Law of Torts
Basics of Torts
Specific Defenses
Nuisance and Negligence
Strict, Absolute and Vicarious Liability
Malicious Prosecution
Elements of Company Secretaries Legislation                                    5 Marks
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Vision, Mission, Motto and Core Value of the Institute
Company Secretary under Company Secretaries Act, 1980.
Functions of Company Secretary under the Companies Act, 2013
Role of Company Secretary in Employment
Role of Company Secretary in Practice
Elements of Company Law                                               5 Marks
Meaning and Nature of Company
Types of Companies
Incorporation of a Company
Types of capital
Board of Directors -(Concept, Appointment and Removal of Directors)
Board Meetings & Shareholders Meetings
Corporate Social Responsibility
Business Ethics
Ethical Dilemma
Legal Reasoning                                                     5 Marks
Legal Fundamentals and Terms
Legal Problems – Reading and understanding a case
Legal Terminology and Maxims
Legal Reasoning-
(a) Reasoning by Analogy
(b) Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Questions of Fact (or factual issues)
Questions of Law (or legal issues)
Landmark Judgments of Supreme Court and High Court
Reading Comprehension
Part-B Logical Reasoning (25 marks)
Logical Reasoning                                                  10 Marks
Cause and Effect Reasoning
Coding and Decoding
Deriving Conclusion from Passages
Drawing Inference
Number Test
Sequence and Series
Statement and Assumptions
Verbal Reasoning                                       10 Marks
Alphabet Test
Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
Assertion and Reason
Blood Relations
Decision Making
Inserting Missing Characters
Logical Sequence Test
Logical Venn Diagram
Number, Ranking and Time Sequence Test
Truth Tellers and Liars
Non-Verbal Reasoning                                          5 Marks
Analytical Reasoning
Completion of Incomplete Pattern
Figure Matrix
Grouping of Identical Figures
Mirror Image
Rule Detection
Numeric and Alphabet Series
Paper - 3
Economic & Business Environment
 To test understanding on concepts of Micro & Macro Economics with a focus on Indian economic system.  To test understanding on various crucial elements of business environment.
Total Mark – 50 marks
Part A– Economics (25 Marks)
Part B – Business Environment (25 Marks)
Part A- Economics (25 Marks)
Basics of Demand and Supply and Forms of Market Competition                         5 Marks
Theory of Demand and Supply
Equilibrium Price
Elasticity of Demand and Supply and other related concepts
Increase and Decrease in Demand and Expansion and Contraction of Demand
Forms of Market Competition- Monopoly, Duopoly, Oligopoly, Perfect Competition and Monopolistic Competition
National Income Accounting and Related Concepts                          5 Marks
Meaning and methods to compute National Income
Key variables of National Income (GNP, GDP, NNP, NDP etc.)
Indian Union Budget                                              5 Marks
Key terminologies / heads covered under the budget
Revenue and Capital Budget
Major components of Revenue and Capital Budget
Meaning of Fiscal Deficit
Components/ Variables covered under Fiscal Deficit
Indian Financial Markets                                                             5 Marks
Overview of Indian Financial Ecosystem
Key facets of Indian financial system
Growth of Financial Institutions
Public and private sector banks
Industrial Finance Corporation of India Small Industries Development Bank of India
Regional Rural Banks
Cooperative Banks
Non-Banking Finance Companies
Basics of Capital Market: Types of Shares and Debentures
Financial assistance scenario for Small and Medium Enterprises and Start-Ups.
Indian Economy                                                                  5 Marks
Primary (Agriculture and allied activities)
Secondary (Manufacturing)
Tertiary (Services):
Current scenario of agriculture and allied activities in India
Agricultural and Industrial Policies of India
Current scenario of services sector in India
Balance of Payments
Components of Balance of Payments
Favorable and Unfavorable Balance of Trade
Foreign Investments in India- Types and Flows
Part B- Business Environment (25 Marks)
Entrepreneur-ship Scenario                                 10 Marks
 Government initiatives to foster entrepreneurship
 Need for entrepreneurship in India
 Bottlenecks in entrepreneurial growth
Business Environment                               10 Marks     
Overview of Business Environment
 Features and factors influencing business environment
 Types of environment: Economic environment, Socio-cultural environment,
Political environment, Legal and Technological environment
 Ease of Doing Business Index by World Bank for India and Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) for States
Key Government Institutions
Basic awareness about various institutions and regulatory bodies in India such as NITI Aayog, MCA, SEBI, RBI, IBBI, CCI, NCLT/NCLAT etc.                                                 5 Marks
Paper- 4
Current Affairs, Presentation & Communication Skills
 To test the awareness of candidates with reference to current affairs of national and international importance.
 To test the listening and writing skills of the candidates.
Total – 50 marks
Part A – Current Affairs (25 marks)
Part B – Presentation & Communication Skills (Viva) (25 marks)
Part A – Current Affairs (25 marks)
Current Affairs                                                                   25 Marks
International bodies (ASEAN, BRICS, SAARC, G-20, BIMSTEC, etc.)
Organizations like, RBI, NABARD, CCI, IBBI, IMF, OECD, ADB, World Bank, etc.
Summits and conferences
Current development in Banking and Finance (digital banking, govt. initiatives, financial inclusion, etc.)
Current development in stock markets
Recent important judgments passed by Supreme Court and High Courts of India, Tribunals
Current affairs related to CS Institute/Profession and regulatory bodies
Current updates on environment, bio-diversity, climate change and sustainable development
Latest developments in science and technology, IT, Computers and Space science
Business personalities and leaders
Committees and appointments
Art and culture
Books and their authors
Awards and honours
Current political scenario
Initiatives/ schemes of the government
Language and national symbols
Governance and ethics
International diplomacy
Part B – Presentation & Communication Skills (Viva)(25 marks)
Listening Skills                                                        10 Marks
Questions based on audio clips
– Monologue
– Dialogue
 Grammar Test
 Vocabulary Test
Written Communication Skills                                        10 Marks
Writing on a given topic
Correcting a given paragraph
Short Note writing
Essay writing
Precis writing
Oral Communication Skills                                                          5 Marks
Candidates are expected to:
– Answer a question
– Speak on a given topic
– Explain the given term
ICSI recommended amendments in ICIS Regulations to Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India and these recommendations have been approved by Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Accordingly CSEET (CS Executive Entrance Test) will be introduced from 2022. Syllabus for CSEET has been provided by ICSI. Syllabus is provided here for the students. Exam will be a online based exam which will be conducted on predetermined examination centers. There will be negative marking of 25% for wrong answers.
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