Introduction of New Training structure from 3rd February, 2021 based on the Company Secretaries (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 issued vide Gazette Notification No. 710/1(M)/1 dated 3rd February, 2020
The Institute vide Notification no. ICSI/Trg/2020 dated 3rd August, 2020 granted temporary relaxation to the students on the applicability of Regulation 46BA and 46BB of The Company Secretaries (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 for a period of six months i.e., upto 2nd February, 2021.
Accordingly, with effect from 3rd February, 2021, the new training structure, as per Regulation 46BA and 46BB under The Company Secretaries (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 shall be applicable.
Students shall be required to complete the following training requirements, as per the new training structure:
a) Executive Development Programme (EDP) of one month duration after passing of Executive Programme examination;
b) Practical Training for Twenty One months after completion of Executive Development Programme on whole time basis during normal working hours,-
i. in a company having a Company Secretary in whole time employment or any other company fulfilling such criteria as may be determined by the Institute; or
ii. under a Company Secretary in whole-time practice fulfilling such criteria as may be determined by the Institute; or
iii. in any other body corporate or institution or organisation or entity fulfilling such criteria as may be determined by the Institute;
c) After passing the Professional Programme Examination, a Corporate Leadership Development Programme (CLDP) for not less than thirty days but not exceeding sixty days as may be determined by the Institute.
(CS Asish Mohan)