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ICSI Exam | CS Executive OMR Based Papers | Negative marking


CS Executive OMR Based Papers. In previous post we have given CS Executive Question Papers and Suggested Answers of previous exams. Today we are providing details about CS Executive OMR Based Papers. ICSI introduced OMR based exam for CS Executive from Dec 2014. There are three papers in CS Executive OMR Based exam. CS Executive OMR Based Papers are, two papers from Module – 1 and one paper from Module – 2. Each paper contains 100 Multiple choice questions. ICSI introduced negative marking for wrong answers on these CS Executive OMR Based Papers from Dec 2015 attempt. So negative marking is applicable for CS Executive OMR based papers from Dec 2015. Read below official notification !!


CS Executive OMR Based Papers

  1. The Institute has introduced OMR based Examination in the following three subjects of the CS Executive Programme wherein students are required to attain working knowledge, with effect from December, 2014 Examinations:
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(i) Cost and Management Accounting ( Module-I)

(ii) Tax Laws and Practice (Module-I)

(iii) Industrial, Labour and General Laws (Module-II)

2. In the above three subjects, candidates’ knowledge, competency and proficiency would be examined through objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) under OMR system. However, in the remaining four subjects of the Executive Programme, viz. (i) Company Law, (ii) Economic and Commercial Laws, (iii) Company Accounts and Auditing Practices, and (iv) Capital Markets and Securities Laws, candidates would continue to be examined through descriptive examination.

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3. In OMR based examination, each paper shall be of three hours duration having 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of one mark each. The questions shall be of average, above average and difficult level covering entire syllabus. In case any paper is divided into different Parts, i.e., Part – A, Part – B, etc., requisite number of questions shall be asked from the respective Part corresponding to the weightage of marks as prescribed in the syllabus.

4. Each question shall contain four answer options and the candidate shall be required to select one option as his/her correct answer and mark in the OMR answer sheet by darkening the respective circle with blue/black ball point pen.

Negative Marking Applicable For CS Executive OMR Based Papers From Dec 2015

5. Negative marking for wrong answers attempted by the candidates will be implemented w.e.f. December, 2015 session of examination in the ratio of 1: 4, i.e. deduction of one (1) mark for every four (4) wrong answers and total marks obtained by the candidates in such papers would be rounded up to next whole number. Further, the negative marks would be limited to the extent of marks secured for correct answers so that no candidate shall secure less than zero mark in the above subjects.

6. Question paper booklet for (i) Cost and Management Accounting (Module-I) and (ii) Tax Laws and Practice (Module -I) papers shall be provided in English language only. However, candidates who opt for writing the examination in Hindi medium shall be provided question paper booklet of Industrial, Labour and General Laws (Module-II) paper in English along with its Hindi version. However, the OMR Answer sheets for all the three subjects would be provided in English language only.

7. Sample question papers for OMR examination in the above three subjects have been hosted on the website of the Institute for the reference of the students. Detailed instructions for appearing in OMR examination would be hosted on the website of the Institute, published in the Student Company Secretary e-journal and provided along with e-Admit Card.

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