What are the Important Topics of CSEET, Paper-Wise?

CSEET Important Chapters and Topics For 2022 Exam

Introduction of the syllabus for company secretary  executive entrance test [CSEET]

The Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of  India in the exercise of the powers vested under clause[a] of subsection[2] of section 15 of the company secretaries act 1980, as amended by the Company Secretaries  [Amendment] Act 2006, read with regulation 20[1][ii] of  Company Secretaries [Amendment]Regulations, 2021 has approved the syllabus for CSEET.

Passing of CSEET is mandatory for all candidates to register for the CS Executive Programme, except a few exempted categories of candidates w.e.f. 2021.

The Syllabus of CSEET shall comprise of four papers and  the nomenclature of the papers is as under- 

  • Paper 1: Business Communication (50 marks) 
  • Paper 2: Legal Aptitude of Logical Reasoning (50 marks) 
  • Paper 3: Economic and Business Environment (50 marks)
  • Paper 4: Current Affairs and Communication skills  (50 marks) 
Sr. No.SubjectsNo. Of questionsMarks
1.Business Communication3550
2. Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning3550
3. Economic and Business Environment3550
4.Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills3550
Total140200

Paper 1  Business Communication 

This paper is to test the knowledge of the candidates about the essentials of English Grammar and critical aspects of Business Communication.

What are the Important Topics of CSEET, Paper-Wise?
  • 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 misspelled 
  • Homophones 
  • Idioms and phrases 
  • Proverbs
  • Abbreviations 
  • Para jumbles 
  • Sentence completion 
  • Sentence arrangement 
  • Sentence correction 
  • Foreign words and phrases commonly used 
  • Comprehension of passage and art of Summarizing

Paper 2 Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning

This paper is likewise divided into two parts – Legal  Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Each part consists of 25  marks. Candidates can refer to the topics of both the  parts which is mentioned below:

What are the Important Topics of CSEET, Paper-Wise?
  • Elements of General Laws (Indian Contract Act and Law  of Torts) 
  • Elements of Company Secretaries Legislation
  • Elements of Company Law 
  • Questions of Fact (or factual issues) 
  • Questions of Law (or legal issues) 
  • Landmark Judgments of Supreme Court and High Court
  • Legal Fundamentals and Terms 
  • Legal Problems – Reading and understanding a case 
  • Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
  • Directive Principles of State Policy 
  • State under Constitution 
  • President and Governors 
  • Council of Ministers and Prime Minister
  • Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, and Legislative Assembly,  Legislative Council 
  • Supreme Court and High Courts 
  • Landmark Amendment in Constitution
  • List of subjects-Centre, State and Concurrent
  • Calendars 
  • Cause and Effect Reasoning 
  • Clocks 
  • Coding and Decoding 
  • Deriving Conclusion from Passages 
  • Drawing Inference 
  • Number Test 
  • Sequence and Series 
  • Statement and Assumptions 
  • Alphabet Test 
  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle 
  • Analogy 
  • Assertion and Reason 
  • Blood Relations 
  • Decision Making 
  • Inserting Missing Characters 
  • Indian Constitution
  • Elements of General Laws (Indian Contract Act and  Law of Torts) 
  • Elements of Company Secretaries Legislation
  • Elements of Company Law 
  • Legal Reasoning 
  • Logical Reasoning 
  • Verbal Reasoning 
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning 

Paper 3 Economic and Business Environment

This paper is likewise partitioned into two sections – Economics and Business Environment. Each part comprises 25 imprints. The themes shrouded in this  paper are referenced underneath:

What are the Important Topics of CSEET, Paper-Wise?
  • Basics of Demand and Supply and Forms of Market  Competition 
  • National Income Accounting and Related Concepts
  • Indian Union Budget 
  • Indian Financial Markets 
  • 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. 
  • Current scenario of agriculture and allied activities in  India 
  • Agricultural and Industrial Policies of India
  • Current scenario of the 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
  • Overview of Business Environment 
  • Features and factors influencing the business  environment 
  • Types of the 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 
  • Basics of Demand and Supply and Forms of Market  Competition 
  • National Income Accounting and Related Concepts
  • Indian Union Budget
  • Indian Financial Markets 
  • Indian Economy 
  • Indian Economy 
  • Business Environment 
  • Key Government Institutions 

Paper 4 Current Affairs, Presentation and Communication Skills

This paper is isolated into two sections – current issues comprising 20 imprints and introduction and correspondence skills (viva voice) comprising 30  imprints.

 Current Affairs
  • Business personalities and leaders 
  • Committees and appointments 
  • Art and culture 
  • Books and their authors 
  • Awards and honors 
  • Sports 
  • Current political scenario 
  • Initiatives/ schemes of the government 
  • Language and national symbols 
  • Governance and ethics 
  • International diplomacy 
  • Questions based on audio clips – Monologue – Dialogue
  • Grammar Test 
  • Vocabulary Test 
  • Writing on a given topic 
  • Correcting a given paragraph 
  • Short Note writing 
  • Essay writing 
  • Precis writing 
  • Current affairs of national and international  importance 
  • Listening Skills 
  • Communication Skills – Written 
  • Communication Skills- Oral

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