NEW SYLLABUS for Executive Programme w.e.f. February 1, 2013 and the Professional Programme w.e.f. September 1, 2013:
Relevant portion from ICSI President's Message Nov 2012: The quality of syllabus of a profession like ours is the barometer of the quality of its product. In view of deep and diversified operations of Indian corporates and new economic realities, the profile of responsibilities of and expectations from professionals is expanding fast. It becomes, therefore, necessary that the syllabus remains compatible with changing corporate paradigm and expectations of service seekers. It is in this context, the Council of the Institute has approved the new syllabus for Executive and Professional Programmes, which is contemporary in approach and global in perspective. The new syllabus has been given contemporary spirit by incorporating Electives at the Professional Programme level.
The new syllabus with greater emphasis on due diligence, financial management, compliance management, corporate governance, sustainability and ethics, etc. comprises Seven papers at Executive Programme and Nine papers at Professional Programme level including one Paper to be opted by the students out of five elective papers namely, (i) Banking Law and Practice; (ii) Capital, Commodities and Money Market; (iii) Insurance Law and Practice; (iv) Intellectual Property Rights-Law and Practice; and (v) International Business-Laws and Practice.
The Council has decided to implement the new syllabus for Executive Programme w.e.f. February 1, 2013 and the Professional Programme w.e.f. September 1, 2013.
Source: ICSI President's Message Nov 2012