The Institute awards prizes, merit scholarships and merit-cum-means assistance to the meritorious students based on their performance in the Institute’s examination. Merit-cum-Means assistance is granted to economically weaker students to enable them to pursue the course.
Applicants belonging to SC/ST are required to pay only half the fee chargeable from other applicants.
ICSI gives scholarships and means assistance for CS Students on the Merit-Cum basis. Here I’m giving FAQs by CS students about Merit-Cum-Means Assistance Scheme and Merit Scholarship Scheme.
Merit Scholarship Scheme
Q.1. What is the object of this scheme?
ANS. The scheme is intended to recognize meritorious performance in the Institute’s examinations and accordingly provide scholarships to meritorious candidates to pursue studies for the Executive and Professional Programme examinations of the company secretaryship course.
Q.2. What are the Guidelines of the scheme?
ANS. The Guidelines for this scheme are available on the website of the Institute www.icsi.edu under Examination Section.
Q.3. Who is eligible under this scheme?
ANS. The candidate who have passed all the papers of Foundation Programme/Executive Programme examination at one sitting, in the first attempt, without claiming exemption in any subject and secured at least a minimum of 55 per cent marks in the aggregate; and have applied for registration as a student of the Institute within three months from the date of declaration of his/her result.
Q.4. How no. of scholarships is allowed under this scheme?.
ANS. Total 25 nos. of assistance each are allowed for both Foundation Programme and Executive Programme passed candidates.
Q.5. What is the value and period of assistance?
ANS. The candidate selected for the award of scholarship will get Rs. 500/- per month for 10 months
Q.6. Can the Institute cancel the scholarship at any stage?
ANS. Yes, the scholarship may be recovered, withdrawn or cancelled, at the discretion of the Institute, if at any time it is found that:
(i) The student is not pursuing postal/oral coaching or course of studies to the satisfaction of the Institute or otherwise considered not eligible for continuance of the scholarship;
(ii) The conduct of the candidate has not been found satisfactory in pursuance of regulation 27 of the ‘Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982.
Q.7. Whether the candidate need to apply for availing the scholarship under the scheme?
ANS. No. The candidates need not apply for the scholarship. The Institute suo moto send a communication to this effect to the eligible candidates.
Merit-Cum-Means Assistance Scheme
Q.1. Who is eligible for Merit-cum-Means Assistance?
ANS. The candidate who have passed all the papers of Foundation Programme/Executive Programme examination at one sitting, in the first attempt, without claiming an exemption in any paper, and secured a minimum of 50 percent marks in the aggregate.
Q.2. What are the Guidelines of the scheme?
ANS. The Guidelines, as well as prescribed application form for this scheme, are available on the website of the Institute www.icsi.edu under Examination Section.
Q.3. What is the income limit for availing assistance under this scheme?
ANS. The candidate, if employed or is having an independent source of income of not more than Rs.1,50,000 in a year if living on his/her independent income
He/she is dependent on his/her parents/guardian/spouse whether partially or wholly, the combined gross income from all sources should not be more than Rs.2,50,000 per annum; and the candidate should have no other source from which any assistance/scholarship is received simultaneously while pursuing the course for company secretary ship.
Q.4. How many assistance are allowed under this scheme?
ANS. Total 25 nos. of assistance each are allowed for both Foundation Programme and Executive Programme passed candidates for pursuing the Executive Programme and Professional Programme.
Q.5. What is the value of assistance?
ANS. The candidate selected for the award of assistance will get Rs.350/- per month for 10 months and will be exempted from payment of Education fees and Examination fees.
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