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ICSI signs MoU with CUSAT for Academic Collaboration

Published in General Tuesday, 16 March 2021 11:50


Kochi, : The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) the premier professional body of the Company Secretaries in the country has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cochin University of Science and Technology for academic collaboration. Speaking on the project CS Nagendra D Rao, President of ICSI said the academic collaboration with renowned universities in the country and abroad and other institutions has been one of the important missions pursued by the Institute as part of offering diversified opportunities for students.

As per the MoU, three top students from the School of Legal Studies of CUSAT would be bestowed with the ICSI Signature Gold Award. The award winners would be entitled to pursue a course run by the ICSI without any fees.

The MoU also facilitates the exchange of faculties between CUSAT and ICSI and participation in national and international academic seminars and events conducted by both institutions. The students of ICSI will also have the opportunity to use the library facility of CUSAT.

Mr Rao also mentioned the MoU signed with the Science Olympiad Foundation for conducting International Commerce Olympiad.   

On other initiatives, Mr Rao said ICSI has developed a series of digital, online and offline programmes and courses to enhance the professional competence and the personal wellbeing of practising CS', CS students and those aspiring to join the CS profession. The offering included short-term and long-term courses.     
The Institute also implemented a New Training Structure as per Regulation 46BA and 46BB under The Company Secretaries (Amendment) Regulations, 2020. The training programme comprised of the one-month executive development programme, 21-month practical training and corporate leadership programme.
The details of each of these programmes are included in the note circulated with this press release.  

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