ICSI CSEET Registration Details
ICSI CSEET Registration Details

ICSI CSEET Registrations – The process and important details

With the amendment in Company Secretaries regulation, 2020, new entrance method has been introduced for the students who wish to join the CS course and make their career as a Company Secretary. The only qualifying entrance test for CS Executive programme is CSEET and with this the Foundation programme has been discontinued with effect from 3 rd of February, 2020.

CSEET registration details

ICSI has made announcements with regard to CSEET registration dates. A candidate who wishes to appear in the CSEET examinations is required to get registered with the Institute as per the guidelines issued:

Month of CSEET Period During which candidates can register for CSEET
May 16th December to 15th April
July 16th April to 15th June
November 16th June to 15 th October
January 16th October to 15th December

However The Last date for registration for CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) appearing in May, 2020 session was April 15, 2020, but due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the last date of registration for CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) appearing in May, 2020 session was extended to Tuesday, the 5th May, 2020 up to 23:59 Hours. With this CSEET (May, 2020 session) was also been proposed to be conducted on Thursday, the 28th May,

But a new announcement has been made by ICSI on 4 th May 2020, that In view of the extended lockdown announced by Government of India and prevailing situation due to COVID 19, Company Secretary Executive Entrance Test (CSEET) proposed to be held on Thursday, 28th May, 2020 is postponed. CSEET is now scheduled to be held on “Friday, the 17th July 2020”.

Also there has been an important announcement with regard to CSEET registration important dates which states that the “Last date of registration for appearing in above CSEET shall be Monday, the 15th June 2020”. Students can also go to the circular by clicking on https://www.icsi.edu/media/webmodules/Postponement_of_CSEET.pdf.

CSEET registration fees

The Registration Fees for candidates appearing in CSEET is Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) per student for per sitting. However concessions are provide on certain grounds, the details of which are as under:


Category Concession (as percentage of
Registration Fee applicable)
SC/ST 50%
Physically Handicapped 50%
Wards and Widows of Martyrs and
Defence Service Personnel with
Permanent Disability
Serving / Retired Personnel of
Defence Services and Paramilitary
ICSI Staff and Wards / Spouse of ICSI
ICLS Officers/ Officers & Staff of MCA
and affiliated offices (NCLT, SFIO and
Students from North Eastern States,
Andaman & Nicobar Islands,
Lakshadweep & Himachal Pradesh
Students from the Union Territories
of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

CSEET registration Process at ICSI Site

With the online services of ICSI a candidate can fill the CSEET registration form.

The steps for CSEET exam registration are as under:

Step 1: In order to register for “CSEET”, type www.icsi.edu in any recommended browser (IE 9, Mozilla 38.0 & above, Chrome 39.0), then click on “Online Services”
Step 2: Click on the link https://smash.icsi.in/Scripts/CSEET/Instructions_CSEET.aspx for registration for CSEET.
Step 3: Fill Basic Details
Step 4: Fill Qualification Details
Step 5: Fee Details
Step 6: Upload Mandatory CSEET registration documents.
Step 7: Preview Application Click on “Confirm Application” button after previewing
Step 8: Payment Mode Selection
Step 9: Transaction Id Generation. Note transaction Id for future reference.

On successful payment, candidate will be registered in CSEET and same will be intimated through email/SMS on registered email id/mobile number. Candidate can appear for the CSEET as per the schedule sent through email/SMS.

Here the mandatory CSEET registration documents required are:
 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
 Category Certificate (for availing Fee Concession)
 Identity proof (Aadhar card/passport/voter ID /pan card/driving license/ration card)

(The candidates should note that all the files to be uploaded while registering for CSEET should be in one of the formats viz. jpg, jpeg, png, gif, bmp, pdf and the maximum allowed file size is 2 MB).